Arab Times

Loans granted by KFAED does not exceed 5% of its annual revenues

MP appeals to Amir to grant amnesty to National Assembly stormers KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The total amount of loans granted by Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) annually does not exceed five percent of its annual revenues, says Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah …

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BBC issues apology – Kuwait sovereignty error

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (KUNA): British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Thursday issued a statement apologizing for historical fabrications and false allegations about Kuwait’s sovereignty. It said that the question, which was raised by Trending Show presenter Rania Attar over Kuwait’s historical sovereignty, appeared to have been asked in a wrong …

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DGCA chief hails Terminal 4 as strong push to Kuwait Airways

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (Agencies): The newly launched passenger Terminal 4 of Kuwait International Airport would give a strong push to Kuwait’s main national air carrier, Kuwait Airways, said Chairman of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sheikh Salman Sabah Al Salem Al-Humoud Al Sabah. The new terminal would also …

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University degree forged – Woman to Prosecution

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Interior Ministry referred a female employee to the Public Prosecution as she was accused of forging her university degree after giving conflicting statements during investigation, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the employee initially told the investigators that she did not submit her certificate …

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Egyptians acquitted of trading in thousands of drug pills

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Court of Appeals upheld the verdict of First Instance Court and acquitted two Egyptians of trafficking 4,000 Tramadol pills via courier service for trade purpose. The case file indicated the police, based on a report submitted by the General Customs Administration, checked three bags sent …

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Illegal, underground clinic run by Asians sealed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Inspectors from the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition, who are in charge of Ahmadi Governorate, discovered an unlicensed medical facility in a basement in Mahboula, reports Al-Rai daily. The small medical facility, which consists of a clinic and a private pharmacy, has no license to operate. …

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Ten expats for deportation – Maid steals cash, jewelry

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Ahmadi police arrested eight expatriates for violating the Labor Law as they were found to be working for employers who are not their sponsors, reports Al-Anba daily. Hawally police also arrested two Asians for the same reason. These 10 expatriates were referred to the concerned security …

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Turning the victim into perpetrator – Story of 5 Bangladeshis and a Kuwaiti

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: There is nothing harder than turning the victim into perpetrator (aggressor) and accusing him of being the culprit. It is inconceivable that this happens under the protection of Interior Ministry officials for the sake of their colleague, a senior official, who turned out to be the …

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Four sheep stolen – Friend blamed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: A Bedoun man filed a complaint at Taima Police Station against a Kuwaiti friend who allegedly sneaked into his livestock pen in Salmi, assaulted the guard, threatened him with a knife and drove off in a pickup carting away four sheep, reports Al-Rai daily. The complainant …

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Woman fined $156 for wearing ‘veil’

HELSINKI, Aug 4, (AP): A 28-year-old woman wearing a face veil has become the first person in Denmark to be fined for violating a new law banning such garments in public places. Danish news agency Ritzau reported that police were called to a shopping center in Horsholm. The woman was …

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