Friday , December 15 2017

Arab Times

Strict measures taken to curb smuggling of subsidized food

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry called on the concerned monitoring bodies to take stricter measures to prevent smuggling of subsidized commodities after discovering that a large quantity of these commodities are being sold in other countries, reports Al-Qabas daily. The ministry pointed out that the …

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Dead body dumped; 20 persons held for various crimes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: Security authorities are looking for an Asian motorist who abandoned the body of an Asian woman at the front gate of Ferdous Clinic, says Al-Seyassah. The suspect born in 1961 went to the area police station claiming he drove the woman to the front gate of …

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Expat wins KD19,000 compensation for disability in car accident

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: The Commercial Court of First Instance ordered a Kuwaiti man and an insurance company to pay KD 19,000 in compensation to an Egyptian for injuries and disabiity he suffered during a traffic accident on a highway. The case file indicated lawyer Abdul-Mohsin Al-Qattan sued the citizen …

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Smuggling cigarettes to Saudi Arabia

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: Thousands of cartons of cigarettes have been confiscated by the Customs officers manning the Saudi border with Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the cigarettes were meant for Saudi consumers because Saudi Arabia has doubled the price of tobacco last month and some Saudis bought …

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Bangladeshi running 10 gambling dens to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: A Bangladeshi, whose identity has not been disclosed, has been referred to the Deportation Center, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the man was arrested for allegedly running 10 gambling dens in the country in various districts. He was also trafficking in drugs. However, when the …

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KTV launches ‘Hear & Obey’ in honor of His Highness the Amir

Song reflects solidarity and unity of Kuwaiti people KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: Kuwait TV launched the song ‘Hear and Obey’ in honour of His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, which reflects the solidarity and unity of the Kuwaiti people …

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Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia aims to start issuing tourist visas to foreigners next year, a senior Saudi official told CNN, as the government seeks to open up the conservative kingdom and find new sources of revenue to diversify its economy. At present, foreigners travelling to Saudi Arabia are largely restricted to …

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Dubai executes Jordanian for kidnapping, raping and killing an 8-year-old boy

DUBAI: Dubai has executed a 50-year-old Jordanian man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing an 8-year-old boy. The government-run Dubai Media Office announced the execution on Thursday of Nidal Eisa Abdullah. It says Abdullah’s execution came after Dubai’s Court of Cassation, the emirate’s highest court, rejected his appeal and upheld …

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Myanmar, Bangladesh ink Rohingya return deal

YANGON, Nov 23, (Agencies): Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a deal on Thursday paving the way for the possible repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who have fl ed violence in Rakhine state, officials said, as global pressure mounts over the refugee crisis. More than 620,000 Rohingya have poured into Bangladesh since August, …

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