Monday , December 11 2017

Arab Times

Draft statement skips over Rohingya crisis

Trump, Duterte bond at summit; US says rights mentioned briefly MANILA, Nov 13, (RTRS): A draft of the statement to be issued after a Southeast Asian summit makes no mention of the exodus of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar’s Rakhine state following a military crackdown that has been described by the …

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3 days holiday for Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) birthday

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The holiday for the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) this year will be three days — Thursday, Friday and Saturday — from Nov 30 to Dec 2. According to the Cabinet’s decision, there is no change in the holiday for the birthday of the Prophet (PBHU) …

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Light tremor ‘jolts’ Kuwait, says Kuwait National Seismic Network

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (Agencies): An aftershock measuring between 4-5 degrees on richter scale hit Kuwait on Sunday as a result of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake that struck Iraq-Iran borders, Kuwait National Seismic Network (KNSN) said. The earthquake epicenter was 200 kms northeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, KNSN said …

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‘Be wary of water filters’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Head of Chemical Analysis Laboratory in the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) Sameera Al-Houwly has advised the public to be wary of water filters, indicating the water supplied by the ministry is 100 percent safe and does not need filtering, reports Al-Rai daily. In her …

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KIA facing difficulties to hire efficient senior specialist staff – ‘Low salary scale’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) is facing difficulties to hire efficient senior specialist employees because of the low salary scale compared to what their counterparts are paid in the ministries and other government institutions, reports Al-Anba daily quoting senior sources. The sources added there are employees …

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Social media usage – ‘Some professors lack knowledge’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Head of Information Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Kuwait University Dr Sultan Al-Daihani is troubled by lack of knowledge among some professors on using the websites and social media for scientific purposes, reports Al-Qabas daily. He pointed to a recent study he conducted …

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Almost 1,500 wanted persons, illegals nabbed in huge raids

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Securitymen arrested 531 individuals wanted by law for involvement in various cases and 905 who violated the Residency Law. In a press statement, the Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Interior Ministry revealed the securitymen established checkpoints in the governorates to track down those who …

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Kuwaiti youths stab compatriot in fight

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Police have arrested nine young Kuwaitis for assaulting and stabbing a young compatriot in the head, reports Al-Rai daily. The youth has been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Mubarak Al-Kabir Hospital. The wound in the head needed 17 stitches, according to sources. During …

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