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Kurdish minister urges larger Kuwaiti investments in region

IRBIL: Minister of Planning of Iraq's Kurdistan Ali Al-Sendi affirmed that the refugees have become a heavy burden on shoulders of the Kurdish government. During a meeting with visiting Kuwaiti…

Indian investors invited to take part in Kuwait development plan

NEW DELHI: Kuwait's Ambassador to India Sami Mohammad Al-Suleiman called various Indian investors and bodies to contribute to the Kuwaiti leadership's plans to develop the country and transform it into…

Kuwait targeted by terrorism: Ghanem – Government briefs MPs on beefed-up security

KUWAIT: Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al- Ghanem said yesterday that no country in the region including Kuwait is safe from terror plots, and the country is a target…

Amir, Bahraini King hold cordial talks

MANAMA: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah met yesterday with King Hamad bin Issa bin Salman Al-Khalifa of Bahrain, and both held cordial talks depicting the…

Assembly discusses security situation today – Court says not competent to look into deporting opponent

KUWAIT: National assembly speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanem said yesterday that MPs and the government will discuss the security situation in the country in the assembly bureau today. The speaker said that…

Saadoun blasts e-crimes law

KUWAIT: Opposition leader and former National Assembly speaker Ahmad Al-Saadoun strongly criticized a law to combat electronic crimes, saying it will further suppress freedom of speech in the country. The…

Cabinet urges more efforts to maintain security, stability

KUWAIT: The Cabinet called for doubling efforts to deter whosoever dares to tamper with Kuwait’s security or stability, or terrorize the innocent people. During its weekly meeting at Seif Palace…

Threats to grill minister over Islamic curriculum

KUWAIT: MP Mohammed Al-Jabri yesterday made a clear message to the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa, and warned him against changing the Islamic education curricula. “Such…

Government to retain 75% stake in Kuwait Airways – Move sounds death knell for privatization plan

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s financial and economic affairs committee and the government yesterday reached a deal in principle for the need to raise the government’s stake in Kuwait Airways to…

MPs and government to discuss internal security

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said that the Assembly is coordinating with the government on a near future meeting to discuss the security situation in the country. Responding to…

FM hosts honorary banquet on success of OIC meeting

KUWAIT: First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah yesterday praised efforts of all the members of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other government entities that have…

Electricians, plumbers must hold diplomas, says Fadhl

KUWAIT: MP Nabeel Al-Fadhl yesterday submitted a proposal requiring that foreign electricians and plumbers should have at least diplomas in their profession to be able to get employment in the…