Monday , November 20 2017

Arab Times

Drill boosts Kuwait-US army ties

CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait, Sept 21: Soldiers from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Kuwaiti military forces conducted the first-ever Desert Observer exercise near Udairi Range in northern Kuwait on Sept 13. The multi-day, partnered training exercise simulated an attack across Kuwait’s border. Scouts identified the attacking opposition …

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Thousands rally for and against Duterte

MANILA, Sept 21, (AFP): Thousands of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s critics and supporters held rival rallies Thursday, taking emotional national debates over his deadly drug war and martial-law threats to the streets. Police in battle gear kept order as at least 8,000 protesters held a series of rallies across Manila, …

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Procedures taken to ‘elect’ deputy speaker valid: court

Constitutional Court announces verdict KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: MPs Jaman Al-Harbash and Issa Al-Kandari are colleagues in the National Assembly, and there has been no personal disagreement between them despite the request for the Constitutional Court to look into the deputy speaker election results, says Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. This …

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Water filters in schools polluted

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Many parents have warned their children against drinking the water from chillers at their schools due to pollution of the filters, reports Al-Rai daily. The parents supported their claim by filming the dirty water with its rusty colored filters, which indicate the schools are inadequately prepared …

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Temperatures expected to drop slightly in next few days – KMC

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20, (KUNA): Temperatures in Kuwait are expected to drop slightly over the coming days, Kuwait’s Meteorological Centre (KMC)said on Wednesday. The Indian Monsoon Current continues to affect the region accompanied by a wet air mass with a slight decrease in the temperature, the centre’s head meteorologist Dhirar …

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Overseas treatment cases down by 80pc

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20, (KUNA): The Health Ministry revealed Wednesday that the number of Kuwaitis seeking medical treatment abroad down by 80 percent in first quarter of 2017. The ministry revealed that the number of cases was at 2,927 cases compared to the same period in 2016, which was at …

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Workers paid salary after strike

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: The Ministry of Interior personnel dispersed about 50 laborers employed by a private company at Zour Port, reports Al-Shahed daily. This came after the Ahmadi Security Command received a call about the gathering of about 50 laborers. Police patrols rushed to the location where they found …

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Filipinas, Bangladeshi held running massage, beauty salon on bus; 12 arrested for prostitution

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Officers from Farwaniya Security Command arrested a Bangladeshi and two Filipinas for violating the Residency Law and for transforming a bus into a massage parlor and beauty salon. While patrolling in Reggae, the officers got suspicious when they noticed a bus with tinted windows. They signaled …

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Kuwaiti men, women in a fight

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20:  Eight Kuwaitis – five men and three women – were arrested after they appeared in a video clip which went viral on social media and in which they were seen quarreling under a building in Maidan Hawally area, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to security sources, Acting …

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