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Wednesday , November 21 2018

Arab Times

Bangladesh court doubles Khaleda Zia jail term to 10 yrs

A Bangladesh court on Tuesday doubled to 10 years a jail term for former prime minister Khaleda Zia for graft, ruling out her chances of contesting a general election in December, lawyers said. Khaleda’s opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has been in disarray since she was jailed in February, following …

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Rally backs ousted Sri Lankan PM

Tens of thousands of supporters of sacked prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe blocked roads in Sri Lanka’s capital on Tuesday, stepping up a showdown with the country’s newly appointed leader – a former strongman accused of grave rights abuses. Wickremesinghe left his official residence for the first time since Friday to …

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More plane crash victims recovered

Indonesia sifts through debris, orders jet inspection JAKARTA, Oct 30, (Agencies): Indonesia ordered the inspection of all Boeing 737-MAX airliners on Tuesday as rescue teams recovered more victims from a brand new Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people on board. On a Jakarta dockside, officials …

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Chapo trial to begin in Nov

A US judge is keeping the trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman on schedule to begin next month. Judge Brian Cogan denied a defense request on Tuesday to delay the trial so it could have more time to review a mountain of evidence. The judge said …

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‘End birthright citizenship’ – US sending 5,200 troops to border

WASHINGTON, Oct 30, (Agencies): President Donald Trump said he will seek to limit the right of citizenship for certain children born in the United States in a new bid to dramatically reshape immigration policies that was likely to spark a congressional battle. Seeking to shore up support for Republicans ahead …

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last moments of the Indonesian plane Lion Air JT610 which crashed along with 188 passengers

Dear Arab Times Can you verify if below video is of  Lion Air JT610 from Indonesia   Answer Its a HOAX   Above video is of JT0600 Jakarta-Jambi flight video said to be an emergency landing at Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II Airport Palembang after experiencing technical problems due to cabin …

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Visit visa for wife, but salary below KD 250

I also want to apply visit visa for my wife. My salary KD 175 as per work permit however I receive average salary above KD 250 with commission that can prove through monthly bank statement. Can I get visit visa for her? Name withheld Answer: Unfortunately, you cannot apply for …

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MoE sets exam, vacation dates for private schools for 2018/’19

Registration for new students to start April 1 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: Undersecretary of Ministry of Education Yousef Al-Najjar has announced the examination dates and vacation timetable for private schools for the 2018/2019 academic year. He explained that the first semester examinations for grade 5 elementary students and intermediate students …

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‘France-Kuwait ties of high-quality, close, full of trust and confidence’

French ambassador holds press conference KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: The Ambassador of France to Kuwait, HE Marie Masdupuy, affirmed the close ties shared between the countries and praised the continuous, easy and enriching dialogue enjoyed by French authorities and their Kuwaiti counterparts, who she described as seeing eye-to-eye on a …

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