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Asian man deported for sending abusing messages on WhatsApp

DATE: 08-Mar-2016

Abu Dhabi: An Asian man has reportedly been deported from the UAE for insulting another man on WhatsApp. As per a report in Emirates247, a court in Umm Al Quwain convicted the unnamed man and ordered his deportation, prompting him to appeal the sentence. But he was again found guilty of sending a...

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Over 25% expats work as domestic laborers – 73% of citizens work in offices, security, education

DATE: 07-Mar-2016

KUWAIT: Recent government statistics showed that the total number of workers in Kuwait’s labor market is 2.574 million working in three major sectors – the public sector, private sector and domestic laborers. Statistics also highlighted that 26.4 percent of expats working in Kuwait are domestic ...

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18 migrants drown off Turkey – Macedonia imposes further restrictions on refugees

DATE: 07-Mar-2016

IDOMENI, Greece: At least 18 people drowned off the Turkish coast while trying to reach Greece yesterday, while Macedonian authorities imposed further restrictions on refugees trying to cross the Greek border. The Turkish coast guard launched a search-and-rescue mission for other migrants believed t...

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Three Asians arrested for beating two GCC nationals in Gudaibiya

DATE: 07-Mar-2016

Will be referred to the Public Prosecution after police formalities are completed....

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Employee warns boss against meddling in his personal matters

DATE: 07-Mar-2016

HAIL — A public sector employee has accused his manager of meddling in his private affairs and blackmailing him over a family matter. Eyad Al-Enizi said he was involved in a court case over a family issue and the judge sentenced him to a month and a half in prison. “I was planning to repor...

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Kuwait to deport 1,053 foreigners Expatriates held in crackdown on law violations, ministry says

DATE: 05-Mar-2016

Manama: Kuwait is deporting 1,053 foreigners detained in a raid on Jleeb Al Shuyukh, an area in the capital inhabited mainly by workers from South Asia and Arab countries. During the raid conducted on Tuesday, 4,015 foreigners had their identity documents checked to ensure they were not overstayi...

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Qatar says human rights are strategic choice Need for international community to confront abuses in Palestine, Syria

DATE: 05-Mar-2016

Manama: Qatar’s Foreign Minister Shaikh Mohammad Bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani said that the promotion and protection of human rights were strategic choices for his country. In a statement to the 31st regular session of the Human Rights Council, the minister said Qatar has adopted several legislati...

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Maid 'beaten for months' before death, Dubai court hears Woman held liable for maid’s death after whipping her with bamboo sticks and electric wires

DATE: 04-Mar-2016

Dubai: A woman has been accused of repeatedly punching her maid and whipping her with bamboo sticks and electric wires, causing her severe injuries that led to her death. The 35-year-old Emirati woman is accused of torturing her maid from Comoros Islands. The maid sustained injuries and burns tha...

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DATE: 04-Mar-2016

Dubai A waiter has been accused of molesting a teenaged boy in an elevator while delivering a food order in Al Rifaa area. The 35-year-old Indian waiter, M.A., was said to have kissed and groped the Indian boy while delivering food to the boy’s neighbours in December. Prosecutors accused M.A...

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Kuwait to deport 1,053 foreigners Expatriates held in crackdown on law violations, ministry says

DATE: 04-Mar-2016

Manama: Kuwait is deporting 1,053 foreigners detained in a raid on Jleeb Al Shuyukh, an area in the capital inhabited mainly by workers from South Asia and Arab countries. During the raid conducted on Tuesday, 4,015 foreigners had their identity documents checked to ensure they were not overstayi...

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