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4 hour 50 minute

‘Greece eyes boost in trade & tourism ties with Kuwait’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri said on Sunday that relations with Greece have made much progress in various fields over the years. A deal between Kuwait and Greece over issues of mutual concern has been in place since 1978, Information Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri said amid a meeting with the mayor of the Greek island of Kos Giorgos Kyritsis. Al-Jabri, who also serves as minister of state for youth affairs, went on to say that Kuwait’s political leaders are eager to deepen ties with Greece, revealing that Kyritsis has invited him to visit the southeast European...
5 hour 15 minute

Fake cop robs Asian expats and escapes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Ministry of Interior has launched investigations to find an individual who was seen in a video, which went viral on social media, impersonating a police officer, attacking an Asian expatriate and robbing him of his money, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press release, the General Department of Public Relations and Security Media of Ministry of Interior explained that a video went viral on social media in which an Asian motorist is seen being ordered to pull over by an individual who claimed to be a police officer. The suspect at that time was in a vehicle...
5 hour 18 minute

Community service eyed for traffic rules violators

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: Ministry of Interior is considering replacing the penalty of 48-hour prison sentence for individuals who commit serious traffic violations, and instead force them to carry out community service, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting informed sources. They revealed about the intention of the ministry to establish a department for imposing community service on such traffic violators such as forcing them to clean roads, or participate in humanitarian, educational, environmental and servitude activities. The sources said this department will also benefit from the participation of the traffic violators in reciting the Quran to the disabled people and cleaning state...

5 hour 19 minute

Kuwaiti wins airline comp – Luggage lost on Alaska way

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Civil Circuit of the Court of Appeals ordered an international airline to pay KD 1,870 to a Kuwaiti citizen as compensation for the delay in delivering his luggage at Alaska Airport, as he was forced to buy a new set of winter clothes due to the severe cold weather in that country. According to the plaintiff counsel Lawyer Nasser Al-Bashir, his client bought an air ticket for the trip to Alaska, but the flight was delayed by one day in Abu Dhabi. Although he had an appointment in Alaska, he agreed to change the route...
5 hour 32 minute

1 dead, scores injured in France ‘fuel tax’ protests

PARIS, Nov 18, (Agencies): One protester was killed and 227 other people were injured – eight seriously – at roadblocks set up around villages, towns and cities across France on Saturday as citizens angry with rising fuel taxes rose up in a grassroots movement, posing a new challenge to beleaguered President Emmanuel Macron. Police officers lobbed tear gas canisters at demonstrators on the famed Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris as groups of “yellow jackets,” as the protesters called themselves, tried to make their way to the presidential Elysee Palace. Later, hundreds of protesters entered the bottom of the street dotted with...
5 hour 35 minute

Basra protest cleric killed – Car bomb kills 5 in Tikrit

BASRA, Nov 18, (Agencies): Hundreds of Basra residents mourned a Muslim cleric on Sunday who police said was killed outside his home after he suggested that protesters should take up arms over poor public services in the city. Wissam al-Ghrawi was a prominent figure in demonstrations demanding clean water and reliable electricity in the southern Iraqi city. Basra province generates more than 90 percent of Iraq’s oil exports but suffers from contaminated drinking water and regular blackouts. Basra police say al-Ghrawi was shot and killed in front of his house in the city center by unknown assailants late Saturday. He...

5 hour 35 minute

Yemeni rebels mobilise ahead of UN envoy visit

SANAA, Nov 18, (AFP): Yemeni rebels have said they are ready to mobilise more fighters to the frontline despite a lull in battleground Hodeida, as the UN envoy prepares to visit the country to boost peace efforts. Dozens of Houthi rebels put on a show of strength on the outskirts of the capital Sanaa on Saturday, apparently getting ready to head towards Hodeida, a Red Sea city home to a vital port. Men, some of whom looked very young, were lining up with bandoliers around their shoulders and rifles in their hands, chanting the Houthi slogan: “God is greatest. Death...
5 hour 47 minute

Kuwaiti hurt in crash

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: A Kuwaiti man, in his 30s, suffered from a deep cut on his head following a two-vehicle collision on the Fourth Ring Road as he mounted a concrete barrier so he was rushed to a nearby hospital, while the other motorist was unhurt but his car was damaged by roadside trees, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said the accident took place at the bridge of Amghara scrap market and caused the closure of the Fourth Ring Road for some time. On the other hand, a collision between three vehicles on the Sixth Ring Road resulted...
5 hour 47 minute

Kuwaiti robbed by in-laws

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: A Kuwaiti citizen recently lodged a complaint against his father-in-law and brothers- in-law, accusing them of breaking into his house using a duplicate key and stealing some official documents and items from the house, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained that his wife left the house following a dispute with him and went to her family. She gave them the key to the house that was with her. Using this key, they trespassed into the house and stole the items. Officers from the Criminal Evidences Department went to the location, and lifted fingerprints. Investigations have been launched...

5 hour 49 minute

Kuwaitis acquitted in drugs case – Ruling overturned

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 18: The Court of Appeals cancelled the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance which sentenced two citizens to four-year imprisonment. The court instead acquitted them of charges of drug possession and consumption. The defense counsel Lawyer Abdullah Al-Alanda insisted that the arrest-and-search procedures were illegal because his clients were not caught redhanded. He highlighted the absence of any link between his clients and the confiscated items, stressing his doubts about the investigations under the claim that they were not serious. According to the case file, the arresting officer said he was patrolling Farwaniya area when...
1 day 4 hour

Kuwait backs Yemen sides in peace talks

NEW YORK, Nov 17, (Agencies): Kuwait expressed readiness to provide logistical support to ensure the participation of Yemeni parties in a round of consultations expected to be held in Stockholm. This came during Kuwait’s speech at a meeting of the Security Council on Yemen on Friday by Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, where he stressed the Kuwaiti support for the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the UN to Yemen Martin Griffith in this regard. Al-Otaibi affirmed Kuwait’s belief that there is no solution to the crisis in Yemen except the political solution, expressing support for...
1 day 4 hour

Anti-IS coalition raid kills 43 in east Syria – Forces seize DAESH holdout

BEIRUT, Nov 17, (Agencies): USled coalition air strikes Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in an Islamic State group holdout in eastern Syria in the latest deadly raids reported there this month, a monitor said. Elsewhere, regime forces retook the last IS foothold in the country’s south when the jihadists withdrew into the desert after months of fighting, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. More than seven years into Syria’s grinding civil war multiple forces are battling to push IS out of its remaining scraps of territory in the conflict-wracked country. A US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab...