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Carton baggage not allowed on Kuwait Airport?

Dear Arab Times , please clarify that carton baggage are allowed or not on Kuwait airport as I am traveling on tomorrow. One of my colleagues told that Kuwait Aviation authorities will not allow as per its post after July 01’2018 onwards.   Please clarify and solution needed. Thanks.   …

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Readers trust newspapers over social media news for accuracy

‘Need to set number of rules and laws to control spread of fake news’ PARIS, July 7, (KUNA): Social media websites had significantly grown to attract large numbers of people in the past few years, affecting different aspects of daily life as well as guiding public opinion. Many people use …

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Electric cigarette smoker blasted in 360 mall Kuwait?

Dear Arab Times Is below video true? someone sent me this below video through whats app saying Electric cigarette smoker blasted in 360 mall Kuwait   ANSWER – ITS FAKE  Below is a real story The scene shocked Marjane shoppers in Agadir, Morocco. According to local media in Morocco outlets, a …

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Fine upto KD 6,000 to be imposed for incorrect or fake news

KUWAIT CITY, May 13: Items on the agenda of the parliamentary session slated for Tuesday includes the 54th report of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on the proposed amendment of law number 31/1970 amending certain provisions of Penal Code number 16/1960. Article One of the bill stipulates adding a …

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Viva Lottery – Fake news or Real?

Dear Arab Times, is this lottery news correct or fake attached is the image Answer : Its Fake In this image you can see Arab Times logo and the top story is pasted on top of Kuwait Times news paper, you can see Arab Times fonts used is different and …

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Fake Indian website offering girls for ‘every taste’ stirs up a storm

MUMBAI, April 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A fake website offering girls to cater to “every taste and pocket” clocked up more than 1,000 subscribers on its first day, highlighting the challenge of tackling sex trafficking in India. StayUncle, a website that enables unmarried couples to book into hotels without …

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India government issues sweeping rule to control ‘fake news’

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has issued a sweeping new order allowing reporters’ press credentials to be suspended simply for an accusation of spreading “fake news.” The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said in a statement late Monday that the accreditation of any journalist who “created and/or propagated the …

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Malaysia proposes 10 years’ jail for ‘fake news’

Kuala Lumpur, March 26, 2018 (AFP) -The Malaysian government Monday proposed a law to combat “fake news” which could see offenders jailed for 10 years, sparking fears authorities aim to stifle criticism as elections loom. Governments in several countries, emboldened by US President Donald Trump’s fulminations against “fake news”, are …

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Social media news on arms found in house is false: MoI

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 9: The Public Relations and Security Media Department of the Ministry of Interior in a statement to the Kuwait News Agency has denied what has been posted on the social media. According to what has been posted on the website a large cache or arms was found …

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TV anchor acquitted in fake news case

9 pardoned in fight over parking KUWAIT CITY, Nov 19: The Court of Cassation has acquitted television presenter Ayesha Al-Rashid of broadcasting and spreading fake news, charges which she denied vehemently. Previously, the Criminal Court sentenced Al-Rashid to three years in jail and imposed guarantee of KD 1,000 to suspend …

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