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Wednesday , November 21 2018

Arab Times

FIFA bans Blatter, Platini for 8 yrs

ZURICH, Dec 21, (Agencies): A FIFA ethics tribunal on Monday banned Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini for eight years saying they had abused their positions over a 2 million Swiss francs payment made to Platini. The sentence against the two most powerful men in football stunningly highlighted the troubles faced …

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Wild parties’ tents will be uprooted: Ministry – 20 Ethiopians for deportation

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21:The criminal security sector of the Ministry of Interior said the ministry in cooperation with other security sectors and the Kuwait Municipality will enforce a law by the end of this year and early next to demolish camping areas if it is proved these camps are used …

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Canadian drug kingpin, citizen caught for growing marijuana

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior Major-General Abdul Hamid Al-Awadhi, Director-General of the General Department of Criminal Investigations Major-General Mahmoud Al-Tabbakh and detectives have arrested an unidentified Canadian for planting marijuana inside his home, says a press release issued by …

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Cash, Hard Disk stolen from Jabriya sweets shop

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The owner of a sweets shop in Jabriya filed a complaint against an unknown person who allegedly broke into the shop and stole KD 500 and a hard disk which contained pictures of the shop. A case was registered and investigations are ongoing to arrest the …

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Detention of 11 officers in ‘cheating’ case extended

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Sentences Renewal Judge ordered the detention of 11 officers for 10 more days to complete investigation on allegations leveled against them for manipulating fingerprint attendance system in the Ministry of Electricity and Water. At the last session, all defendants pleaded not guilty and denied forging fingerprints …

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2 get 40 mths jail in State Security case – Ruling reinstates female engineer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The Administrative Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Dr Nayef Khalid Al-Mutairi upheld verdict of the Administrative Court of First Instance that nullified Kuwait Municipality Director General’s decision to sack a Kuwaiti lady civil engineer, obliging the defendant to pay KD 1,001 compensation to the plaintiff. …

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Security at Christian places of worship a top priority: Interior – ‘Land of tolerance’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21, (KUNA): Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad on Monday reiterated keenness on security and safety of Christians and their places of worship, thanking them for interacting with such efforts. Today Al-Fahad received representatives of the churches in Kuwait, as part of coordination meetings with …

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Indications point to 10 pct increase in service charges

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Indications are rife that service charges will be increased by 10 percent for transactions and other facilities rendered to citizens and expatriates by the Government, reports Al-Shahid daily. The daily quoting sources indicated a comprehensive study is being prepared by the committee in charge of reviewing …

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MPs submit new bill to establish anti-graft body – Bid to fill vacuum

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: MPs Ouda Al- Ruweie, Sultan Al-Gusain, Talal Al-Jala, Faisal Al-Kandari and Abdul-Hameed Dashti presented a new bill on the establishment of the Anti- Corruption Authority. This came after the Constitutional Court declared the unconstitutionality of the existing Public Anti-Corruption Authority Law. In its ruling, the court …

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MoE okays enrolment of expat doctors’ kids in public schools – Plan to set up school for those implanting cochlea

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The Ministry of Education has approved the proposal to allow the children of expatriate doctors working in public hospitals, clinic and medical centers to enroll in public schools starting from the next academic year, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the ministry also announced the …

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