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Arab Times

Overseas Indians without Aadhar card face problem with mobile connection

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: A large number of overseas Indians have been making representations about facing difficulty in operating their mobile connections procured in India as the telecom operators are insisting on linking Aadhaar number with the mobile number. As most of them do not possess Aadhaar Card, they are …

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Syrian admits paying money to buy nationality for 4 sons

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: An unidentified Syrian, reportedly paid money to four Kuwaitis to add the names of his four sons to their nationality files, reports Al-Rai daily. This is the first case of its kind which has surfaced in 2018. A security source said the Search and Investigation Department of …

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3 African women arrested for prostitution

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: Three African women were arrested in Hawally area for prostitution. According to security sources, Hawally securitymen received information about three expatriate women who were seen hanging around in commercial complexes to get the mobile numbers of adolescent boys in order to offer them flesh pleasure for …

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Kuwaiti threatens to murder his mother

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: A 1984-born Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for threatening to murder his mother using a knife. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information from a Kuwaiti woman who claimed that she received a death threat from a Kuwaiti citizen, securitymen …

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Jleeb liquor factory busted – 2 Asians arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: Two Asian expatriates were arrested for running a liquor factory in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area. According to security sources, when Farwaniya Security Director Major General Saleh Al-Enezi received information about two Asian expatriates involved in manufacturing liquor, a team was formed for investigations. After confirming the information …

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Maid steals necklace

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 8: A Kuwaiti businessman has filed a complaint with the Faiha Police Station accusing his housemaid of stealing a diamond necklace worth KD 150,000, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the complainant the maid claimed she was sick and did not accompany the family to the chalet, committed …

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France sees 100,000 asylum claims in ’17

PARIS, Jan 8, (AFP): Asylum claims in France hit a record 100,000 last year, official figures showed Monday, as President Emmanuel Macron’s government draws up hotly-debated new legislation on immigration. Officials said the rate of arrivals was “historic”, with Albanians forming the biggest group of applicants despite their country being …

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Kuwait Energy in merger talks with London-listed SOCO Int’l

DUBAI, Jan 8, (RTRS): SOCO International, an oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the London Stock Exchange, said on Monday it was evaluating a merger with Middle East oil and gas firm Kuwait Energy. Its statement confirmed a Reuters report earlier on Monday that the two companies …

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Jordan cracks ISIS cell of 17

AMMAN, Jan 8, (AFP): Jordan’s intelligence service said Monday it has arrested 17 people suspected of links to the Islamic State group and of planning attacks in the kingdom. The service “foiled … a major destructive terrorist plot planned by a terrorist cell loyal to DAESH during November 2017,” it …

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Poisonous, running out: Pakistan’s water crisis – Deaths, diseases tied to H2O

ISLAMABAD, Jan 8, (AFP): Barely 15 days old, Kinza whimpers at an Islamabad hospital where she is suffering from diarrhoea and a blood infection, a tiny victim among thousands affl icted by Pakistan’s severely polluted and decreasing water supplies. Cloaked in a colourful blanket, Kinza moves in slow motion, like …

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