Friday , November 24 2017

Arab Times

A failed love story – Kuwaiti woman conned

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: The complaint of a female citizen revealed a failed love story built on lies that starred a Jordanian conman who deceived the woman as he claimed to be Kuwaiti millionaire but he is just a poor expatriate impersonating a rich Kuwaiti, reports Al-Rai daily. The truth …

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Princes … billionaires held in Saudi shakeup – Royals ousted

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 5, (AP): Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping purported anti-corruption probe that further cements control in the hands of its young crown …

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PM in hunt for new government – ‘Cabinet has all powers to take decisions’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Until yesterday afternoon none of the ministers from outside the ruling family were informed whether they will continue in office or they will be relieved of their duties, reports Al-Anba daily quoting reliable sources. The same sources said, that would be done after completion of rounds …

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Jihadists in US isolated, ‘fail’ to build networks

WASHINGTON, Nov 5, (AFP): Sayfullo Saipov, the radicalized Uzbek who mowed down eight people on a New York bike path, apparently developed his plot in relative isolation, like most other jihadist attackers in the United States. But in Europe many have had community support, an underground network, or even a …

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Blacklisted for not passing medical examination

I married in Kuwait as my wife was on visit visa and she left for India as I wanted to get her on family visa but she failed her medical tests as her X-ray was not clear as per Kuwait medical agency. Now her name is blocked from entering Kuwait. …

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Missile near Riyadh airport – Amir condemns attack

RIYADH, Nov 5, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia on Saturday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile near Riyadh’s international airport after it was launched from conflict-torn Yemen, in an escalation of the kingdom’s war against Iranbacked Houthi rebels. The missile attack was the first aimed by the Shiite rebels at the heart …

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Bahrain orders its citizens “leave Lebanon immediately”

DUBAI: Bahrain is ordering all its citizens in Lebanon to “leave immediately” after the country’s prime minister resigned in a sudden televised address, citing Iranian meddling in Lebanese and regional affairs. Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry issued the order Sunday afternoon. It says Bahraini citizens are banned from traveling to Lebanon, as …

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Time period to wait to convert from Family to Work visa

How long does one need to wait to convert the family visa to work visa, what is the minimum duration to get the visa transfer? Is it one year? Name withheld Answer: Yes, it is one year if you do not hold a university degree but if you are a …

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