Monday , October 23 2017

Arab Times

Wife fined KD 1,000 for sending abusive messages to husband

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: The Misdemeanor Court ordered a Kuwaiti woman to pay fine worth KD 1,000 for sending abusive and humiliating messages through Whatsapp application to her husband. The court referred the civil lawsuit to the concerned civil court. The Public Prosecution had charged the woman of misusing mobile …

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Dousari son, 2 expats perish in accident

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: A horrible traffic accident on Riyadh Expressway opposite Faiha area on Tuesday morning resulted in the death of Lieutenant Ahmad Mahmoud Al-Dousari, the son of Undersecretary of Ministry of Interior Lieutenant General Mahmoud Al-Dousari, as well as two Egyptian expatriates. When the Operations Room of Ministry …

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Neighbor thrashed over car parking

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Sometimes a neighbor does not behave like one when it comes to car parking, reports Al-Rai daily. A Kuwaiti citizen sustained injuries when he was attacked and severely beaten by three sons of his neighbor following a dispute over parking space in Farwaniya area. According to …

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Dad called instead of ambulance – Man furious over school attitude

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: A Kuwaiti citizen has accused the administration of a school in Abdullah Al-Mubarak area of carelessness and “don’t care attitude”, as the school administration, instead of carrying out the needful procedure of taking an injured student to a hospital, called his father and asked him to …

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Drugs kill expat visitor – Speeding cause of accidents

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26:  An Egyptian expatriate who came to Kuwait on visit visa died due to drug overdose inside his hotel room in Salmiya area, reports Al-Rai daily. According to security sources, the Egyptian national arrived in Kuwait few days ago on visit visa and was staying in a hotel. …

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UAE issues law to safeguard migrant workers against forced labour and sexual harassment

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates, criticised globally for its treatment of migrant workers, issued a law on Tuesday to combat abuse of domestic staff, state news agency WAM said. It includes prohibitions on sexual harassment, forced labour, and the employment of domestic workers under 18. It also stipulates that workers …

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Erdogan warns of ethnic war risk – Damascus open to Kurd autonomy

ANKARA, Sept 26, (AFP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the Iraqi Kurdish leader against pushing for independence after holding a non-binding referendum, saying such a move risked sparking an “ethnic war” in the region. “If (Massud) Barzani and the Kurdish Regional Government do not go back on …

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Bangladesh seeks $250m for aid – Rohingya toll mounts

COX’s BAZAR, Bangladesh, Sept 26, (AFP):With no money even to bury his eight-year-old daughter, Ali Hossain broke down as he recounted her final moments, the latest Rohingya refugee to die in Bangladesh as fears mount over outbreaks of disease. The little girl was among some 436,000 Rohingya Muslims who fl …

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Benghazi trial opens Oct 2 – Trial could undercut Sessions’ push for tribunals

WASHINGTON, Sept 26, (AP): The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the US Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn’t be handling such cases. Since his time as a US senator, Jeff …

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