Israel orders seizure of land in WB

The Israeli regime has ordered the seizure of 300,000 square meters of Palestinian land in the city of Nablus, north of the occupied West Bank for its illegal settlements.

PA urges settling prisoners issue

The Palestinian Authority has given US Secretary of State John Kerry 24 hours to solve a dispute between the PA and Israel over the release of Palestinian prisoners.

Egyptian Court Denies Bail to Al jazeera Staff

Egyptian judge in the trial of Al-Jazeera journalists has briefly allowed the eight out of their courtroom cage. They are charged with helping the outlawed M…
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Torture no role in finding Laden

WASHINGTON, March 31, (AP): A US Senate investigation concludes waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with a still-…

Pakistan’s court indicts former president Musharraf for treason

ISLAMABAD, March 31, (AFP): A Pakistani court Monday indicted former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason — a milestone for civilian authority in a country long dominated by the army. The charge carries the maximum penalty of death. But obser…

Uprising in Nigeria kills 1,500 people this year, says Amnesty

LAGOS, Nigeria, March 31, (Agencies): Increasing atrocities by extremists and uncontrolled reprisals by security forces have killed at least 1,500 people this year in northeastern Nigeria’s Islamic uprising, Amnesty International reported Monday, ac…

Jordanian woman stripped, beaten molested in elevator

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: An unknown individual hit a Jordanian woman, stripped and molested her inside the lift of a residential building in Salmiya, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when the victim entered the lift of her bui…

Filipino kidnapped, sexually assaulted, robbed by duo

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: Two youths kidnapped and sexually assaulted a Filipino, and stole his mobile phone plus KD 80. In his complaint to the police, the Filipino said he was walking to his flat in Salmiya area when suddenly two youths in a vehicle …

Wife thrashes husband

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: A Kuwaiti employee of the Ministry of Interior has filed a complaint with the Bayan Police Station accusing his wife (who is 13 years older than him) of assaulting him, reports Al-Anba daily.’ The complainant has submitted a…

Remains found on island belong to Indian national

KUWAIT CITY, March 31: Personnel from the Criminal Evidences Department have disclosed that the partially decomposed remains which were found on an island reportedly belong to an Indian who was wanted by law for immigration investigation, reports Al…