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Arab Times

Domestic workers file in Parliament agenda

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5, (Agencies): The Parliament will discuss on Tuesday the letter of MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei requesting for approval of a proposal to ask the government to form a committee consisting of representatives from the ministries of Interior and Foreign Affairs and Al-Durra Company for Recruitment of Domestic Workers, …

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MoI keen to protect youths from drugs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Khalid Al-Dayeen affirmed the keenness of the ministry to eradicate drugs and protect youths from dangers and negative effects resultant from the use of drugs. In a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior …

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12 hurt in gas cylinders blast

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: Fire broke out in a flat on the ground floor of a six-storied building with a basement in Hawally area due to explosion of gas cylinders, resulting in 12 casualties, most of whom suffered from smoke inhalation. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of …

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Cassation court rejects bail for ‘stormers’; appeal Feb 18

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: In the latest development concerning the storming of the National Assembly premises case, and a day after Consultant Ahmad Al-Ajeel withdrew from hearing of the case due to legal constraint, the Court of Cassation Monday dismissed bail application of the accused persons during a session at …

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Woman loses all in infidelity case – Social media misused

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: A Family Court Judge dissolved the marriage between a man and his estranged wife, and ordered the woman to refund KD 10,000 (advanced payment of the dowry). She was forfeited of all rights deserved by a woman in a divorce, as she was found guilty in …

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One crew dead, another missing in Japan army helicopter crash

One crew member was confirmed dead and another was missing Monday after a Japanese military helicopter crashed in a residential area in the southwest of the country, reportedly injuring a local girl and setting a home on fire. A 26-year-old co-pilot was found unconscious following the crash in the town …

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Iran ‘urges’ Turkey to end offensive in Syria

LONDON, Feb 5, (Agencies): Iran urged Turkey on Monday to stop its military offensive in Syria, saying the operation in the northern Afrin region breached Syrian sovereignty and would increase tension in the war-damaged country. Turkey last month launched an air and ground campaign, dubbed Operation Olive Branch, against the …

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Saudis down missile – Iran accused

RIYADH, Feb 5, (Agencies): Saudi air defences intercepted a ballistic missile fired at the kingdom by Yemen’s Shiite Houthi rebels on Monday, state media reported. The attack was launched from Yemen’s northern governorate of Saada, a Houthi stronghold, and “intercepted” at 7:23 local time (0423 GMT), Colonel Turki al-Maliki told …

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MP recriminations on confidence vote – Proposal set on medical leave

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 4: MP Saadoun Hammad Al-Otaibi has submitted a proposal to add Article 77 (repeated) to Private Sector Labour Law No. 6/ 2010. The proposed article grants a worker special leave to accompany any first-degree relative if the Ministry of Health or another official body approves the latter’s …

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