Saturday , November 18 2017

Arab Times

Steep climb in deaths as use of drugs among youths rises

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: Director General of Antinarcotics Authority Brigadier Badar Al-Ghadhori announced the total number of drug-related deaths registered in Kuwait between 2012 and 2016 was 333, while the number of drug-related deaths recorded since the beginning of 2017 until September reached 56. This was announced at a recent …

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Kuwaiti ISIS members to be handed over to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY: The head of the international coalition forces has offered to hand over a number of Kuwaitis who were caught while fighting alongside DAESH in Iraq and Syria, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting well-informed military sources. The sources said all those who were arrested will be handed over to their …

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Kuwaiti child killed in accident

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: A Kuwaiti child died and her sister sustained serious injury in a traffic accident on Salmi Motorway. A rescue team arriving at the scene after the incident referred the injured girl to Jahra Hospital for treatment and the body of the deceased sister was deposited to …

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Young Kuwaiti man not guilty in granny murder

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The Criminal Court has acquitted a 22-year-old Kuwaiti, who was charged with murdering his grandmother, reports Al-Anba daily. The man was charged with premeditated murder, beating and causing fractures in the face. Defence attorney, Mohammed Al-Otaibi told the court his client’s actions were not conclusive evidence …

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Amir reappoints PM to form Cabinet – Grilling planned

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday issued an Amiri Decree reappointing His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah as Prime Minister and instructed the latter to appoint members of the new Cabinet. The Amiri Decree states that having considered …

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Terror attack in NY claims 8 – Kuwaitis safe NEW YORK, Nov 1, (Agencies): An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City followed plans laid out by the militant Islamic State group and planned the attack weeks in advance, US investigators said on Wednesday. Police said they …

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Experts discuss economic policy challenges faced by Kuwait, ME

IMF ME Center for Economics & Finance, AFESD hold symposium KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The IMF Middle East Center for Economics and Finance (CEF) in Kuwait, jointly with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD), held a high-level symposium on “The Economic Policy Challenges Faced by Kuwait and …

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Move to ‘privatize’ KSE moves one step closer – More flexible mechanisms eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The privatization of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) has reached a new level of discussion between the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) and a number of major investment groups in a bid to create more flexible mechanisms in favor of all parties and interpret the interest of the …

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Kuwait’s business atmosphere hailed – Kuwait to enroll top students at elite universities abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait has done well in improving its business atmosphere, taking vital steps that made it one of the leading GCC countries in implementing economic reforms, Director of the World Bank in Kuwait Dr Firas Raad said Wednesday. In a press release, Dr …

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