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Arab Times

5 Islamists arrested

Bangladesh police said Monday they had arrested five Islamists for the attempted murder of a Christian pastor whose throat was slashed in the latest of a string of attacks blamed on religious extremists. The five members of the outlawed Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) group have been detained on suspicion of …

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PM Modi seeks to cement power

SAMASTIPUR, India, Oct 12, (Agencies): India’s poorest state, Bihar, began voting Monday in a highstakes election that premier Narendra Modi hopes will help his government push through a faltering reform drive. The Indian leader, who has promised billions of dollars for development in Bihar, urged people to come out and …

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3 killed in Bishkek as 9 break out of jail

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, Oct 12, (AFP): Three prison guards were killed and one was seriously injured after nine prisoners held for extremism and terrorism escaped from a jail near the Kyrgyzstan capital Bishkek on Monday, the interior ministry said. The three were killed attempting to apprehend the group after it broke …

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Egyptian admits killing mother, girl – Mystery deepens as son rejects death of close relatives

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: The ‘murder’ of the Saudi woman and her Kuwaiti daughter remains a mystery as new details which have emerged to tell in detail the tale of the two women whose bodies were reportedly fished out from a deep well from a desert in Upper Egypt. The …

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Court rejects ‘doctors’ case against minister – Kuwaiti acquitted

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: The Administrative Court presided over by Judge Muhammad Al-Tamimi rejected a case filed by five doctors (doctorates) against the minister of Higher Education imploring the court to annul an administrative decision that appointed Dr Fahad Al-Hajiri as Dean of Higher Institute for Dramatic Arts. The case …

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Crackdown on vice – Gays, prostitutes target

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: Kuwaiti Police have started to be deployed on key streets late at night to check women dressed indecently as part of a campaign women involved on vice, says Emirates 24/7 online news. The crackdown also targets men dressed in women’s clothes hunting for men going out …

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Officer to testify in ‘Abdali Cell’ case today

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: The Criminal Division of the Court of First Instance, presided by Justice Mohammad Al- Daeej Tuesday will listen to the testimony of the officer in the State Security case No 55/2015 concerning the socalled ‘Al-Abdali Cell’. According to case papers 26 people are in police custody …

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Setback in scribe wife’s petition

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: The Administrative Court of Appeals recently upheld the verdict of the Court of First Instance which cited lack of jurisdiction to look into the lawsuit filed by the wife of journalist Saad Al-Ajmi following his deportation from the country. Case papers indicate the Ministry of Interior …

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‘Conduct rituals inside, violation of laws, rules won’t be allowed’ – MoI gears up for safe-guarding Muharram, Ashoura sanctity

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12: A meeting of top security officials was held in the presence of Deputy Premier, the Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khalid Al-Sabah to discuss the traffic plan, security procedures, and other preparations to safeguard Hosainiyas and their surrounding areas on the advent of Muharram and …

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‘Sofosbuvir-based drug is very effective in treatment of HCV’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 12, (KUNA): A number of gastroenterologists agreed Sunday that sofosbuvir substance (commonly known by its brand names Sovaldi, Hepcinat, EHEP, Resof, Hepcvir and SoviHep) helped cure up to 95 percent of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients. Kuwait’s Ministry of Health is keen on providing the world’s …

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