Sunday , October 22 2017

Arab Times

4 for deportation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: General Traffic Department, as part of its efforts to maintain the safety of road users and to implement the traffic law, carried out several surprise traffic campaigns in all governorates of Kuwait for ten days from September 17 to September 27. According to a press statement …

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‘My uncle’s kids’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: “These are my uncle’s children” – was how an Egyptian driver justified to a citizen who “guards a state property jealously” when the citizen caught him transporting people who had nothing to do with Ministry of Education in a ministry bus after he finished transporting students …

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No idea why maid attempted suicide: sponsor

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: An Asian woman tried to commit suicide by consuming large number of pills inside the kitchen of her sponsor’s house in Qurain area. According to sources, the Kuwaiti woman went to her kitchen to find her housemaid on the ground with the medicine pack next to …

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Private hospital fined huge for medical error

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: The Court of Appeals ordered a private hospital to pay compensation worth KD 10,000 to a Kuwaiti woman for a medical error. Lawyer Mubarak Al-Khashab filed the lawsuit against the hospital on the behalf of the citizen. He requested Court of First Instance for temporary compensation …

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Ex-president of Iraq Talabani dies – Amir offers condolences SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq, Oct 3, (Agencies): Ex-Iraqi president and Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani died on Tuesday in Germany, officials in his party told AFP. Talabani, 83, was Iraq’s president from 2005 to 2014 and a key figure in Iraqi Kurdistan, where voters last …

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Amir condemns Bahrain attack

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah sent Monday a cable to Bahraini King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa over the terrorist attack that hit the fellow Gulf country earlier in the day. In the cable, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah voiced …

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Catalans rally in fury – Pique lightning rod in Catalonia chaos

BARCELONA, Oct 3, (AFP): Several hundred thousand Catalans rallied Tuesday in fury at police violence against voters during a banned independence referendum, as Madrid accused regional authorities of “inciting rebellion”. Crowds yelled for national security forces to get out of the region, branding them “occupation forces”, as the national government’s …

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‘Drug war kills poor only’ – Chief won’t stop cops seeking church ‘help’

MANILA, Oct 3, (RTRS): The Philippines’ top police commander on Tuesday said he would not prevent officers involved in the country’s bloody war on drugs from seeking church protection and testifying to their alleged abuses, providing they told the truth. Police chief Ronald dela Rosa was reacting to a statement …

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Jihadists in flight disperse fighters

BEIRUT, Oct 3, (AFP): The Islamic State group is under attack across the remaining parts of its self-proclaimed caliphate, but what happens to its thousands of fighters as their group loses grip on territory? Facing multiple offensives, the jihadist group has lost the Libyan city of Sirte, Iraq’s Mosul and …

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