Thursday , November 23 2017

Arab Times

Cyber attack targets Saudi

RIYADH, Nov 21, (AFP): Saudi authorities said Monday they had detected an “advanced” cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers. The government’s National Cyber Security Centre said the attack involved the use of “Powershell” malware, but it did not comment on the …

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Trump declares N. Korea sponsor of terror

President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism even as his top diplomat said Washington has not given up hope of a negotiated end to the nuclear standoff with Kim Jong- Un’s regime. Trump promised a rapid escalation of US Treasury sanctions against the North …

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Arab states to take Iran to UNSC

KUWAIT RENEWS CONDEMNATION OF SAUDI, BAHRAIN ATTACKS – League chief says Lebanon should be spared CAIRO, Nov 20, (Agencies): First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah renewed on Sunday Kuwait’s condemnation of the ballistic missile fired from Yemen towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh, and the …

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Don’t consume products irrigated with untreated wastewater: KISR

‘Danger lies in leafy crops’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) has warned against the consumption of agricultural products irrigated with untreated wastewater. It called for strict control to prevent the infiltration of such produce until thorough tests confirming they are free of contaminants are complete. …

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Legislative back-and-forth on impounds – Panels prep draft laws

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on Monday discussed two proposals on amending the Audio Visual Law, says committee member MP Ahmad Al-Fadel. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Al-Fadel pointed out that the current law contradicts constitutional stipulations on freedom and it was approved …

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Bid to globalize FATCA

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Bankers around the world disclosed there is an international trend to globalize the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) on foreign accounts of the Americans under the name Global Account Tax Compliance Act (GATCA), so most countries in the world, including Kuwait, can apply it on …

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