Friday , November 17 2017

Arab Times

Baghdad to deport 500 DAESH wives

BAGHDAD, Sept 18, (AFP): Iraq moved 500 wives of Islamic State group jihadists to a detention centre in preparation to deport them after they were captured along with 800 children, a councillor said Monday. The women and children were detained in Iraq’s second city Mosul, capital of Nineveh province and …

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Calls for labour court grow amid abuse rise – Expats indispensable: Al-Ajmi

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: A number of expatriates and organizations have called for establishment of the proposed Labor Court by government as a part of measures to deal with visa trading. An expatriate identified as Saber Ali hopes the idea of a labor court may actually happen. Ali lamented he …

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MPs suggest delay in expat medical fees hike – Minister says no turning back

NEED TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE HUMAN DIMENSION KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: A number of lawmakers suggested postponing the implementation of a decision to increase medical fees for expatriates a few weeks prior to the application of new fees. Speaking to the daily on Sunday, the lawmakers pointed out that …

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Ban on recruitment of female Indian domestic workers lifted

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17:  The Public Relations and Security Media Department at the Ministry of Interior as saying that the Residency Affairs General Department has worked on lifting the ban on the recruitment of female domestic workers from the Republic of India. The department pointed out that there has been …

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29,710 expats cancel work permits in 1st 7 months of this year

MGRP aims at encouraging Kuwaitis to work in private sector KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Director of Public Relations and Information Department and spokesman of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Aseel Al-Mazyad said that 29,710 expatriates have canceled their work permits and left the country in the first seven months …

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Disgruntled Kuwaiti doctors plan to sue MoH for no jobs

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17:Several Kuwaiti doctors are in the process of filing a lawsuit against the Ministry of Health, which is the first of its kind. The lawsuit centers on the different criteria of employment, such as refusing to appoint them while employing expatriate doctors in the same specialization. Sometimes …

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Indian woman foils armed robbery bid in Mahboola

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: An Indian woman foiled an attempt to rob a money exchange bureau in Kuwait thanks to her courage and quick thinking, says Gulfnews.com. The raid occurred in a bureau in Mahboola, south of the capital Kuwait City, around noon when there were no clients and only …

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Shops targeted in Hawally raid

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Director of General Department for Public Hygiene and Road Occupancy at Hawally Municipality Talal Al-Aqab revealed that the department launched a campaign targeting shops which resulted in the issuance of ten citations over violations ranging from occupying extra space in the manner of obstructing roads to …

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Doctor, nutritionist drown in swimming pool

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Two Egyptian women drowned in the swimming pool of a residential building. According to security sources, there is no criminal intent behind the incident due to which Ministry of Interior closed the file after detectives conducted necessary investigations and the forensic report was submitted. The two …

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