Friday , December 15 2017

Arab Times

‘Expat, Bedoun female teachers need to visit HRD to update data’

Move tied to continue receiving housing/rent allowance KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The Administrative Affairs Department at the Ministry of Education has warned expatriate and Bedoun female teachers that their housing/ rent allowance will be suspended if they do not submit the required documents and visit the Human Resources Department to …

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Mandatory military service dodgers face prison: official

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15, (KUNA): Chairman of the National Military Service Authority Major General Ibrahim Al- Amiri said on Sunday eligible drafters in the military would receive notifications to start their service. Those who fail to present for conscription or seek to delay their service as scheduled will face penalties …

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Money exchange fined in K-Net transaction

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: The Central Bank of Kuwait has fined a local money exchange company KD 15,000 for transferring an amount of KD 12,000 through K-Net to one of its customers who works in a ministry. According to informed sources, money transfers have clear procedures and instructions that should …

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Asian duo held with foreign, local liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: Farwaniya securitymen arrested an Indian for trading in liquor with eight bottles of imported alcoholic drinks and 20 bottles of locally manufactured liquor in his possession, says Al-Seyassah. In compliance with the instruction of Farwaniya Security Director Major General Saleh Matar, the securitymen intensified efforts to …

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Kuwaiti man admits kill, says bedoun tried to murder me with magic

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: In compliance with the instructions of Assistant Undersecretary for Criminal Security Affairs at the Interior Ministry Major General Khaled Al-Deyeen and Director of Criminal Security Department Major General Mohammad Al-Sharhan, a security team from the Criminal Evidence Department arrested a Kuwaiti accused of killing a Bedoun …

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Ethiopian maid’s suicide bid foiled

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: An Ethiopian housemaid tried to commit suicide by banging her head on the wall in the house of her sponsor in Sulaibikhat. Securitymen and paramedics rushed to the location after the Operations Unit in the Ministry of Interior received information about the suicide attempt. Upon arrival …

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One dead, 26 hurt in home blaze – Partitions obstruct operation

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15: A man died and 26 others including a firefighter suffered from smoke inhalation due to a fire that broke out in a house in Salwa area. In a press statement issued by Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), the Public Relations and Media Department of KFSD explained …

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Kuwait calls on Iran to regain regional trust

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 15, (Agencies): Kuwait observed with great care the latest speech given by the President of the United States Donald Trump adopting a new strategy with Iran, a source at Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry said. Kuwait has previously welcomed the agreement between Iran and P5+1 — the UN Security …

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Somali bomb claims 231 – Government blames Al-Shebab

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Oct 15, (AP): The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia’s capital rose to 231 with more than 275 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in this Horn of Africa nation, said a senator. Abshir Abdi Ahmed said the toll comes from …

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Kurds, Iraq in crisis talks – US urges calm

SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq, Oct 15, (Agencies): The presidents of Iraq and Iraqi Kurdistan held talks Sunday to defuse an escalating crisis, after a deadline for Kurdish forces to withdraw from disputed positions was extended by 24 hours. Thousands of Iraqi troops are locked in an armed standoff with Kurdish Peshmerga fighters …

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