Monday , December 18 2017

Arab Times

‘65 million displaced, 350 million homeless in 2017’

ISTANBUL, Nov 6, (KUNA): The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has begun its annual assembly themed “humanity strength” in Antalya, Turkey, to discuss boosting coordination and electing nominees for the union senior posts. A delegation from Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), headed by Chairman …

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‘Missile may be act of war’ – Helicopter crash kills Saudi deputy governor

DUBAI, Nov 6, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia and Iran traded fierce accusations over Yemen on Monday, with Riyadh saying a rebel missile attack “may amount to an act of war” and Tehran accusing its rival of war crimes. Tensions have been rising between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and predominantly Shiite Iran, who …

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Saudi purge widens, travel bans … freeze – New ministers named

RIYADH, Nov 6, (Agencies): A campaign of mass arrests of Saudi Arabian royals, ministers and businessmen widened on Monday after a top entrepreneur was reportedly held in the biggest anti-corruption purge of the kingdom’s affluent elite in its modern history. The arrests are the latest in a series of dramatic …

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Cow ‘vigilante’ groups deny Muslims livelihood in India – Assaults meted out

BEHROR, India, Nov 6, (RTRS): The beating that ended Pehlu Khan’s life was televised nationwide. Cellphone video captured a group of men punching and slinging Khan around the middle of a road in north India, stomping on him and then slamming the 55-yearold farmer down on concrete as he begged …

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Shooter kills 26 in Texas

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas, Nov 6, (Agencies): A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifl e opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people in an attack that claimed tight-knit neighbors and multiple family members ranging in age from 5 to 72 years …

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Teachers, academicians confirm the spread of violence in schools

‘Teacher-student relationship is at its worst’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: A number of teachers and academicians have confirmed the spread of violence in schools, particularly in the secondary stage. They said violence, especially against teachers, is spreading; pointing out some political statements which belittle teachers weaken the latter and minimize …

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Speaker to brief MPs on important Amiri message

Unity key in fortifying internal front KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim will meet with other Kuwaiti lawmakers on Tuesday to brief them on an “important message” from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. “Regional developments are moving in a very fast pace,” Al-Ghanim …

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IMF hails Kuwait economic policies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (KUNA): The Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Sunday that the International Monetary Fund has praised the Kuwaiti government’s efforts in tackling the impact of the drop in global oil prices through containing public spending. According to a statement, the chamber’s board member Dhirar Al-Ghanim …

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