Monday , October 23 2017

Arab Times

Construction of 3 airports in Kuwait to cost KD 1.446b

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The government of Kuwait plans to work on three airports in Kuwait between 2017 to 2020, reports Al-Anba daily. The first is the Kuwait International Airport, which is carried out by a Turkish Limak Construction at a cost of KD 1.312 billion. The support airport or …

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FATCA ‘files’ sent off to US

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Ministry of Finance has sent the first official list of names of Americans and Kuwaitis who also hold the US citizenship to the US Department of Revenue in compliance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) based on agreement signed between the countries, reports …

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Marriage between dead man, maid declared null and void

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Family Circuit of the Court of First Instance declared the illegality of the marriage contract between a dead Kuwaiti citizen and his housemaid, as it was signed following the issuance of a verdict that placed him under guardianship as he was suffering from dementia. The …

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Bus driver loses job – ‘Uncle’s children’ prove costly

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Ministry of Education has affirmed in a press statement that it has dismissed the Egyptian bus driver who was seen in a video clip that recently went viral on social media in which a Kuwaiti citizen caught him transporting people who had nothing to do with …

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Not guilty in drugs case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Criminal Court acquitted a citizen of possessing hashish and cocaine for consumption and trafficking purpose. Defense Attorney Abdullah Al- Alanda argued that warrant issued by the Public Prosecution was not legal, because it didn’t state the motive for searching and arresting his client, while the …

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Hysterical Asian maid

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: An Asian domestic worker, who was visibly hysterical, took shelter under a parked car in front of her sponsor’s house in Andalus area due to unknown reasons, reports Al-Anba daily. The sponsor called the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior after noticing the weird behavior of …

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Two bloggers sued for defamation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7:Lawyer Sa’ad Al- Enezi has filed a complaint with the Public Prosecution against two twitter users for abusing his client, Sheikh Khaled Al-Abdullah, head of Amiri Ceremonials in the Amiri Diwan, reports Al-Anba daily. Al-Enezi said the tweeters used abusive tweets that go beyond the freedom of …

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TRUMP TO UNVEIL NEW STRATEGY ON TEHRAN IN DAYS

Iran open to talks on ballistic missiles – Rouhani defends deal ANKARA/LONDON/WASHINGTON, Oct 7, (RTRS): Iran has suggested to six world powers that it may be open to talks about its ballistic missile arsenal, seeking to reduce tension over the disputed programme, Iranian and Western offi cials familiar with the overtures …

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Traffic scare in London

Police detained a man near London’s Natural History Museum on Saturday after a vehicle apparently drove into pedestrians at a busy tourist spot, injuring a number of people. Witnesses and footage posted on social media suggested the man was pinned down on the ground by passers- by near the Victoria …

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Russia claims 180 extremist kills

MOSCOW, Oct 7, (Agencies): Some 120 Islamic State fighters and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian air strikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the defence ministry in Moscow said on Saturday. Puzzlingly, the ministry also said three senior IS commanders including Omar al-Shishani had …

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