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Somali woman gang raped; Pakistani caught stealing from a car

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: Police are looking for three unidentified persons for molesting and raping a young Somali woman, reports Al-Rai daily. According to the complainant, she was walking along a road in Khaitan and the suspects surprised and forced her into their car and committed the crime. Caught in …

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Lebanese expat punctures Indian driver’s eardrum

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: A Lebanese expatriate assaulted the driver of a school bus and damaged his eardrum for not bringing his children to the family apartment in Hawalli area. A security source said the victim— an Indian man, drives the bus of a private school. He is said to …

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Swine flu kills Kuwaiti child

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: A Kuwaiti child suffering from H1N1 died at the Adan Hospital, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to sources the child is one-and-a-half-year old and was suffering from other health problems in addition to infection with the virus. He was reportedly rushed to Adan Hospital 20 days ago …

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Forgiveness is Strength

“THE weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong,” wrote one of the 20th century’s wisest men, Mahatma Gandhi. The British ruled his country with an iron hand and stripped it of resources for almost 90 years, but he eschewed revenge for reconciliation – as did Nelson …

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Kuwait to launch free economic zone on islands

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah headed a Supreme Council for Planning and Development meeting on Wednesday held after assessment and follow-up committee talks. Matters discussed include an August 2015 report by the public policies and administrative development committee on …

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Termination for expats over 50

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) issued a decision to end the services of expatriate employees in government departments and agencies who are more than 50 years old, reports Al-Anba daily. A source disclosed the commission will start implementing the decision on March 1 and it will …

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Kuwait rejects Amnesty criticism of rights record – ‘AN OPEN SOCIETY BASED ON RULE OF LAW’

DUBAI, Dec 17, (RTRS): Kuwait dismissed on Thursday criticism by Amnesty International that human rights have been eroding in the country since the Arab Spring protests erupted across the region four years ago and said it remained an open society based on the rule of law. In a report published …

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Security restriction must be imposed on people having ‘extremist views’ – Step aims to protect society from criminal acts

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17: The security authorities should use their powers enshrined in the law to impose security restrictions on anyone proven to have extremist views; which are expressed verbally, in writing or by showing support for these ideas — whether through the media or various means of social communication, …

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Ministry battling use of hi-tech by exam cheats – Plan to counter sick leave phenomenon

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 17, (Agencies): The Ministry of Education is working hard to fight using modern technology to cheat in exams, and that there “are many solutions to eliminate any signs of a cheating,” Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa said on Thursday. Exams are …

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Al Habtoor delivers keynote speech on rising Islamophobia in the West

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 17: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group gave a candid keynote address at the Al Arabiya Global Discussions Forum at The St Regis Dubai in Al Habtoor City on Wednesday, Dec 17, 2015 where he raised concerns about rising Islamophobia in the West. …

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