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Tag Archives: social media

Fake social media accounts closed and owners arrested

Bid to preserve security and stability KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Cybercrime Department of General Department for Criminal Investigations affiliated to Ministry of Interior has succeeded in closing hundreds of fake and ghost accounts widespread on social media especially “Twitter”, as they were being exploited by some to spread lies …

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Ministry of Interior gathering info on social media accounts

Juveniles under 13 targeted KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: A security source disclosed the Interior Ministry is investigating and collecting information about ‘social media accounts’ used by juveniles — under 13 years of age — who publish contents that do not comply with the regulations approved by the Prosecution, pointing out …

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Army takes legal measures against spreading of false news on social media

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Presidency of the General Staff of Kuwait Armed Forces has affirmed that it has taken all legal measures against propagandists and false statements circulating on social media, reports Al-Nahar daily. In a statement posted on its official Twitter account, it stated that it has noticed some …

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Bid to roll back restraints, penalties on bloggers, social media

Panel nod to MoU on UN initiative for youth KUWAIT CITY, May 27: MP Khaled Al-Otaibi has confirmed support for the proposal of Kuwaiti Freedom Society to amend six laws in a bid to grant more freedoms and cancel prison sentences imposed on those arrested for expressing their views such …

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Not all on Net is true

It is important to warn people from time to time not to pay attention to the streams of news reports and video clips posted in the social media every day, media such as WhatsApp and their negative impact on the majority — the educated, semi-educated, me included. The increasing materials …

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Vagaries of social media – All can’t be true!

M. Al-Arifi, quoting Sheikh Al-Islam ibn Taymiyyah, a controversial medieval Muslim theologian, logician and reformer says the use of jinn is divided into three permissible uses such as hanging clothes after washing and cleaning the house, asking to awaken the Muslims for Fajr pray and the third is using them …

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UAE tightens social media

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 6, (AP): The United Arab Emirates says it will now require anyone conducting “commercial activities” through social media to register for a government issued license. The new rules announced Tuesday target so-called “social media influencers,” who parlay their internet fame into advertising products. Officials said …

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Fake social media accounts targeted; Officer suspended

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: The Criminal Investigations Department of the Ministry of Interior has prepared a list of fake social media accounts which are largely responsible for spreading lies and endangering national unity, reports Al-Qabas daily, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting reliable sources. The sources told the daily the CID has …

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Woman loses all in infidelity case – Social media misused

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: A Family Court Judge dissolved the marriage between a man and his estranged wife, and ordered the woman to refund KD 10,000 (advanced payment of the dowry). She was forfeited of all rights deserved by a woman in a divorce, as she was found guilty in …

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Leaders must use care on social media: Obama

Former president Barack Obama told Prince Harry in an interview broadcast Wednesday that people in leadership roles must be careful in their use of social media and warned against spending too much time immersed in the internet at the expense of the world outside. Obama did not, however, directly mention …

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