7 securitymen killed in Pakistan bank robbery

QUETTA, Pakistan, April 30, (AFP): Seven security officials were killed in an attempt to stop a bank robbery in restive southwest Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said. A robber also died in the incident in the city of Turbat, around 30 miles (48 km) …

20 Expats to be deported

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: The Tripartite Committee comprising members from the ministries of Interior, Social Affairs and Labor, and Commerce and Industry, is said to have endorsed the deportation of 20 expatriates who were caught in Jleeb Al-Shuyouk…

Teens jailed for stabbing minor in mall

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: The Juvenile section of the Misdemeanor Court sentenced two teenagers to 20 months imprisonment with hard labor for stabbing a Kuwaiti minor with a knife inside Souk Sharq. The court ordered the defendants to pay a bail bond o…

Filipina and 2 Egyptians embezzle KD 22,000

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: Six masked men, carrying sharp objects and knives, stole KD1,750 and telephone cards worth KD1,000 from Rehab Cooperative Society. Officers from a nearby police station rushed to the location after receiving information on the…

High drama as 3 MPs say they quit

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: Three Kuwaiti opposition MPs resigned on Wednesday in protest at parliament’s denial of their request to question the prime minister over allegations he gave cash handouts to lawmakers. Riyadh al-Adasani, Abdulkarim al-Kandari…

Stay away from people sneezing or having runny noses

In the backdrop of the growing anxiety among the people over MERS, in this week’s online poll Arab Times asked voters what they felt were the most important precautions to take to avoid the spread of fatal infectious diseases. A majority of voters f…