Monday , December 11 2017

Arab Times

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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Police in misconduct probe; Maid flees with jewelry

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: The Ministry of Interior identified, in less than 24 hours, the police officer who uploaded a video taken while he was in his patrol car uttering immoral words at a young foreigner walking on the street, so he and his partner officer were referred to the …

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147 expats deported; Sharp rise in crimes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Statistics issued by the General Traffic Department show the number of violations recorded from the beginning of the current year until the end of last October reached 2.437 million, reports Al-Jarida daily. The statistics show the violations include 970,000 direct violations and 1.467 million indirect recorded …

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Asian trio held at airport; Policewoman detained

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12: Three Asian expatriates were arrested at Kuwait airport for various offenses, reports Al-Shahed daily. The first suspect was without civil ID and officers later discovered an arrest order had been issued against him, while the second suspect absconded from the sponsor, and the third suspect was …

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Exit procedure for new born without stamping Kuwait residence

I am working in Kuwait on #18 Visa with a salary of KD 750 and my husband is working in India. I delivered my baby in Kuwait in October 2017 and got the birth certificate, passport and health insurance done. To sponsor the baby under my name (#22), I tried …

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Omantel completes Zain buy – Regional scale raised

DUBAI, Nov 12, (RTRS): Oman Telecommunications (Omantel) will pay $1.35 billion to buy a further 12.1 percent stake in Kuwaiti telecoms company Zain in a deal that will expand its reach to nine Middle Eastern and North African countries. It paid KD 0.781 ($2.58) per share, around 74 percent above …

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‘Run’ for Hariri return – Absence unites Lebanese

BEIRUT, Nov 12, (Agencies): Thousands of Lebanese taking part in the country’s annual marathon used the event to call on Prime Minister Saad Hariri to return home after he resigned under mysterious circumstances during a visit to Saudi Arabia. Hariri was a regular participant in the marathon, giving the international …

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Kuwait condemns Bahrain oil pipeline bombing – Bahrain blames Iran, Tehran denies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (Agencies): Kuwait has strongly condemned the terrorist bombing of an oil pipeline in the Kingdom of Bahrain, extending complete solidarity with Manama against this heinous act. Kuwait rejects “this terrorist acts which aims at undermining security and stability of the Kingdom of Bahrain, as well as …

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Amir opens conference on Palestinian children

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 12, (KUNA): An international conference over the continued plight of Palestinian children amid ongoing Israeli transgression kicked off in Kuwait Sunday, sponsored and attended by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Addressing a packed hall comprising local, Arab and …

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Why Niger and Mali’s cattle herders turned to jihad

Ouster of Gaddafi seen as turning point NIAMEY/NAIROBI, Nov 12, (RTRS): When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger- Mali border: to protect his livestock. He had nothing against the …

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