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Monthly Archives: October 2017

No water cuts today

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Electricity and Water's (MEW) Assistant Undersecretary for Water Operation and Maintenance Khalifa Mohammed Al-Fraij denied social media warnings that water supplies will be disconnected today. Fraij explained that the plan circulated on social media only...
KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah yesterday submitted the resignation of his cabinet to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. His Highness the Amir issued an Amiri Order accepting the resignation,...
There was an actual war on reading that poisoned our ancestors' love for books. After the spread of Islam, it became well-known that the Muslim nation was a nation of reading. Europeans, during the Dark Age, were fascinated by...

Victim and attacker

The punishment should be strict enough to set an example The statement "in case of fights, both victim and attacker will be deported if they are expatriates" issued by the Interior Ministry has many meanings summarized in one sentence. It...
KUWAIT: An Indian man turned his sponsor's house into a drug vending outlet and was arrested with the help of his employer. The sponsor became suspicious after noticing strangers visiting his driver more often, so he called police Officers...
KUWAIT: Four Bangladeshis and an Egyptian were sent to Residency Affairs Detectives' Department, where they were held pending deportation. The men were identified and arrested after a video clip showing them fighting at the Friday market went viral on...
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will allow women into sports stadiums for the first time from next year, authorities said Sunday, in a landmark move opening up three previously male-only venues to families. The ultra-conservative kingdom, which has some of the...
DUBAI: Bahrain called yesterday for Qatar's membership of the Gulf Cooperation Council to be suspended until it accepts the demands of its neighbors and said Manama would not attend GCC meetings alongside Doha. "The correct step to preserve the...
JAGTIAL, India: On a hot, sleepy afternoon at Kalleda village in the southern Indian state of Telangana, Laxmi Malaya sat on the porch of her house where the body of her husband Chittam - a daily wage laborer in...
GAZA CITY: Six Palestinians were killed yesterday as Israel blew up what it said was a tunnel stretching from the Gaza Strip into its territory, a rare case of such an incident since a devastating 2014 war. Ashraf Al-Qudra,...
Bahraini woman, relatives jailed for 'fake bomb' DUBAI: A Bahraini court yesterday sentenced 19 Shiites to lengthy jail terms on charges of spying for Iran and plotting to overthrow the regime, judicial sources said. Eight people were sentenced to life...
Preachers accused of promoting disharmony, segregation   SINGAPORE: Singapore has barred two foreign Islamic preachers from entering the country to preach during religious-themed sea cruises, the interior ministry said yesterday. The pair had earlier applied to preach in the city-state but...

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