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Arab Times

‘Onion crisis to end soon – ‘Importing from India’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The Cooperative Societies Union has started importing onion from India in coordination with the ministries of Social Affairs, Commerce and Industry, reports Al-Rai daily quoting a reliable governmental source. The source said this move aims to open extra lines for importation of onion in a bid …

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Police hunting 10,000 wanted people

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Police are looking for 10,000 people — Kuwaitis and expatriates — who are wanted to serve the court verdicts, reports Al-Qabas daily. This is in addition to 30,000 others who are wanted in connection with financial cases. The daily quoting security sources said security campaigns organized …

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Egyptian woman files rape complaint against Kuwaiti

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: An unidentified Egyptian woman has filed a complaint with the Hadiya Police Station accusing a 30-year-old Kuwaiti of raping her, reports Al-Anba daily. The complainant told police the man promised to marry her and invited her for dinner. She added, before dinner the man offered her …

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4 Jordanian women to be deported for practicing sorcery

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Four Jordanian women, among them two sisters, were referred to the authorities in preparation for deportation for practicing sorcery, reports Al-Rai daily. The four women were caught in Fahaheel, Sabahiya, Aqila and Adan hospitals respectively, and one of them was in possession of sorcery tools. They …

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Indian arrested in drug trafficking – Liquor found with Asian

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: An Indian expatriate was apprehended in Farwaniya area for trafficking in narcotics. He was in possession of 28 sachets of heroin and 29 sachets of shabu ready for sale. A security source said the illicit drugs worth thousands of dinars were recovered when security operatives raided …

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American Doctor working in cosmetic clinic in trust betrayal

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The lawyer representing a cosmetic clinic has filed a complaint with the Hawally police accusing an American doctor working for the same clinic of betrayal of trust, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, according to the complainant the suspect treated some patients and the proceeds from …

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AMIR OFFERS CONDOLENCES OVER EGYPT SINAI ATTACK

Toll in mosque carnage rises to 305 – Warplanes strike militant hideouts ISMAILIA, Egypt, Nov 25, (Agencies): Egypt on Saturday said an attack on a mosque by militants in the country’s troubled region of northern Sinai has killed 305 worshippers, including 27 children, a dramatic increase in the death toll …

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‘Reappointing unwelcome ministers to stir upheaval’ – MPs protest govt boycott of Parliament

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Several former MPs protested the Government’s boycott of Parliament for nearly one month, affirming the need to continue the political and parliamentary activities, reports Al-Anba daily. At a recent symposium titled (this is not how a country is run) held in the Diwaniya of former spokesperson …

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Muslim World League packs past, vows to wipe out extremist ideology

PARIS, Nov 25, (RTRS): The head of a Saudi-based organisation that for decades was charged with spreading the strict Wahhabi school of Islam around the world has said those times were over and his focus now was aimed at annihilating extremist ideology. Former justice minister Mohammed al-Issa, appointed secretary-general of …

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Greek query over botched Saudi arms sale – Government accused of incompetence

ATHENS, Nov 25, (AFP): The Greek government has come under fire over a planned arms sale to Saudi Arabia that fell through amid accusations of incompetence against the defence minister, a key ally of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Opposition lawmakers say the botched deal for surplus military stock cost Greece …

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