Saturday , September 22 2018

Arab Times

Kuwait Airways Corporation dismisses Kuwait Aviation Services Co’s board

New members named KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The Board of Directors of Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) held a meeting during which it dissolved the board of directors of Kuwait Aviation Services Company (KASCO), reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources. They explained that the decision was taken after a number of …

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US drug trafficker seized – KD 1 mln worth of drugs found

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have made a major breakthrough by arresting one of the most dangerous drug dealers who has been ‘distributing’ drugs of all kinds to students of foreign schools and universities and to Europeans and Asians, reports Al-Anba daily. The suspect is …

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50 beggars and hawkers nabbed, will be deported, say authorities

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Officers from the General Department for Residency Security arrested 50 beggars and hawkers during a security campaign that they launched in all six governorate. According to sources, these beggars were arrested from commercial complexes and in front of mosques. They were caught begging under the claim …

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‘Ministry ill-prepared for new school year’

Student’s father sues education minister KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: The father of an elementary student (Grade Six) filed a lawsuit against the minister of education at the First Instance Court through Attorney Jassem Al-Tuwaitan. He demanded for KD1,001 temporary compensation for material and moral damages caused by the Ministry of …

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Two Kuwaitis held with drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Two Kuwaiti citizens were arrested in possession of drugs on Coastal Road near Mahboula area. According to security sources, Ahmadi securitymen were patrolling the area when they noticed a vehicle with two occupants and ordered the motorist to pull over based on suspicions. They checked their …

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Betel leaves (paan) seized from an Asian

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Airport customs officers arrested an Asian for smuggling a quarter kilogram of betel leaves into the country. While the customs officers were checking bags, they got suspicious of one luggage which belongs to the Asian and the officers found out that it contained the betel leaves …

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Encroachments removed in Municipality crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: Emergency Team Leader at the Kuwait Municipality branch in Hawally Governorate Ahmad Ramadan said the team removed 191 encroachments on State properties and 880 advertisement boards due to violations during a series of inspection campaigns carried out recently. In a press statement, Ramadan revealed the team …

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Main Iraqi port closed as one dies 25 injured on 4th day of Basra protests

BASRA, Iraq, Sept 6, (RTRS): Iraq’s main seaport closed down on Thursday following clashes between protestors and security forces in the nearby southern city of Basra in which one demonstrator died and 25 were injured the previous night. Several hundred protesters took to Basra’s streets again on Thursday afternoon. As …

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Hundreds flee as Syria, Russia hit Idlib

France ready to strike Syria if chem-weps used IDLIB, Syria, Sept 6, (Agencies): Hundreds of Syrian civilians fled Idlib province on Thursday as the presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey readied for last ditch talks on the fate of the last rebel bastion. Government forces and their allies have been …

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Hokkaido quake kills 9 – Japan’s northern island paralysed

TOKYO, Sept 6, (RTRS): A powerful earthquake paralysed Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, killing at least nine people, triggering landslides and knocking out power to its 5.3 million residents. The death toll from the 6.7-magnitude, pre-dawn quake was likely to rise as rescuers searched houses buried by landslides. …

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