Tuesday , October 17 2017

Arab Times

‘Demand for jobs in govt sector hits all-time peak’

‘Wafra, Al-Zour citizens deserve comp’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: The Central Employment Agency at the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has revealed that the number of unemployed citizens, who are looking for jobs in government agencies and are registered in the agency, has reached 7,316 as of Sunday, reports Aljarida daily …

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Mystery shrouds murder as youth denies killing cleric

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: A 21-year-old Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for murdering a 38-year Islamic preacher who is popular in Kuwait. According to security sources, the preacher had visited the suspect’s house in Qairawan area on the day of the incident, as he was a friend of the youth’s father. …

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Ex-MP in illicit affair dumps woman after wedding pledge

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: The Public Prosecution Tuesday referred to the Criminal Court a complaint filed by a Kuwaiti woman against a former MP. She accused the former MP of deceiving her into having a sexual affair with him under the promise of official customary marriage thereafter, but he later …

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Jail, fine & deportation ruled out against expat

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: The Court of Cassation nullified the verdict of Misdemeanor Court of Appeals that sentenced an expatriate to four years in prison with KD5,000 fine and deportation after serving the term for practicing pharmacy and dispensing medicines without license. The Public Prosecution Department charged the suspect for …

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Drunkard held – Narcotic Pills with Egyptian women

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 22: Customs officers at the Kuwait International Airport foiled an attempt by two Kuwaiti women to smuggle narcotic pills into the country, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added the women arrived at the Kuwait International Airport from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. According to customs sources, one of them …

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Trump talks tough on Pakistan – US commits to open-ended Afghan war

WASHINGTON/KABUL, Aug 22, (RTRS): President Donald Trump committed US troops to an open-ended war in Afghanistan, a decision the Afghan government welcomed on Tuesday but which Taleban insurgents warned would make the country a “graveyard for the American empire”. Trump offered few specifics in a speech on Monday but promised …

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US, Qatar stage exercise – Row over Hajj

DOHA, Aug 22, (Agencies): Qatari and US paratroopers held a joint training exercise in crisis-hit Doha on Tuesday which American officials said reinforced “the enduring military-tomilitary” partnership between the two countries. The “Friendship Jump” comes at a time of high political tension in the Gulf, where a boycott of Qatar …

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‘Triple talaq unconstitutional’ – Instant divorce banned

NEW DELHI, Aug 22, (Agencies): India’s top court on Tuesday banned a controversial Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives instantly, ending a long tradition that many Muslim women had fiercely opposed. The Supreme Court ruled that the practice of “triple talaq”, whereby Muslim men can divorce their …

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US says some remains of sailors found

Search and rescue ops continue after warship, oil tanker collision SINGAPORE, Aug 22, (AP): Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the warship and an oil tanker, the US Pacific Fleet commander …

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