Thousands protest against Boko Haram attacks

YAOUNDE, Feb 28, (RTRS): Thousands of people marched in Cameroon’s capital on Saturday to protest against Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgency and support the Central African nation’s army, which is fighting alongside regional neighbours to defeat the Is…

Women imams seek true Islam

ALGIERS, Feb 28, (AFP): Hundreds of female religious guides have been at the forefront of Algeria’s battle against Islamic radicalisation since the civil war that devastated the North African country in the 1990s.
Their aim is to steer women awa…

Couple in car run over grocer

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: The Jahra police are looking for an unidentified couple for running over a grocer and injuring him seriously, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added the couple reportedly ran over the leg of the grocer after the latter hung on t…

Labor opens door for ‘recruitments’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has opened the door for employers to bring foreign work force into the country as per the actual manpower need of the local labor market with an average bank guarantee of KD 250 per year,…

Extradition of criminals

LONDON, Feb 28, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait is seeking to sign a memorandum of understanding with the United Kingdom on extradition of criminals namely convicts of public funds’ embezzlement, a senior Kuwaiti official has announced. Due to lack of s…

Money laundering, terror financing tackled

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28, (KUNA): Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh said here on Saturday the State of Kuwait has fulfilled its earlier undertakings to promote the mechanisms of fighting money laundering and terrorist financing, citing a recent internati…