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Monday , November 19 2018

Arab Times

IS suspect arrested off ‘refugee’ boat

ROME, Dec 14,(AFP): Italian police have arrested a Syrian on suspicion of being a member of the so-called Islamic State (IS), clapping him in cuffs shortly after he arrived by boat along with hundreds of refugees, media reports said Monday. The man, reportedly in his 20s, was arrested by officers …

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Shopkeeper arrested for banning ‘Ahmadi’

LAHORE, Pakistan, Dec 14, (AFP): Pakistani police charged a shopkeeper with blasphemy Monday after he banned members of the Ahmadi minority from entering his shop, a rare bid by authorities to protect an ethnic group that usually suffers state-sanctioned persecution. The shopkeeper in the eastern city of Lahore was charged …

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Sikhs, Muslims unite to combat backlash – Growing safety concerns, more armed guards in American mosques

CHICAGO, Dec 14, (Agencies): Pardeep Kaleka spent several days after 9/11 at his father’s Milwaukee gas station, fearing that his family would be targeted by people who assumed they were Muslim. No, Kaleka explained on behalf of his father, who wore a turban and beard and spoke only in broken …

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ISIS eyes oil as it advances to Libya’s interior: French min – IS executes 2 for ‘spying’, ‘witchcraft’ in Libya

PARIS, Dec 14, (Agencies): French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Monday that the Islamic State group was spreading from its stronghold on the Libyan coast to the interior of the country with the aim of getting access to oil wells. “They are in Sirte, their territory extends 250 kms …

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430 employees of 30 fictitious companies under police probe

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: Personnel from the Residence Affairs Investigation Department have identified 30 fictitious companies, 18 of them which do not even have an office but exist just on paper, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, this happened during a raid organized by the department in cooperation with the …

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Court orders citizen to pay whole dowry to virgin wife – No rape … girl abducted, freed

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: The Court of First Instance, chaired by Judge Khalid Al-Hajeri, instructed a citizen to pay the whole dowry to his wife who is still a virgin. In details, the woman married the defendant as per a legal contract in which there is a note saying that …

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83 cars impounded, over 9,000 citations issued in traffic crackdown – New conditions for tow trucks to take effect on Jan 1

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: Officers from the Capital Traffic Department issued 9,527 traffic citations recently. In compliance with the instructions of Director General of the General Traffic Department Major General Fahd Al-Shuwai’a, the officers launched a surprise traffic campaign in the governorate. This led to the issuance of the abovementioned …

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Gang operating bogus maids office busted

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: In line with the continuous efforts exerted by the Ministry of Interior to prevent the spread of crimes and bring criminals to justice, officers from the General Department of Residency Affairs arrested a gang of eight Asians for operating a dummy domestic labor office and trafficking …

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Kyrgyz head woos Kuwaitis for investments in country – KCCI upbeat over boost in trade ties

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (KUNA): Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev on Monday wrapped up a three day official visit to the country during which he held formal talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. He was seen off at the airport by His Highness the Amir, His …

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December 24 public holiday

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14, (KUNA): Thursday, December 24, will be a public holiday on the occasion of the Prophet Mohammad’s (PBUH) birthday, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced on Monday. The CSC added in a statement that all government offices and institutions would suspend work on the day. Share

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