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Security forces raid farm in search of wanted Ex-MP; Al-Barrak remains at large; opposition fumes

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry raided a farm in Abdally owned by the brother of former parliamentarian Musallam Al-Barrak. Brigadier General Adel Al-Hashash, Head of Public Relations and Moral Guidance at…

NA passes law to punish e-crimes – 10-year jail for setting up website for terror groups

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday passed a law to combat electronic crimes, stipulating a jail term of up to 10 years for providing online assistance to terror groups and for…

Amir receives ICRC chief

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday received Peter Maurer, Chairman of the International Committee of the Red Cross, along with a delegation accompanying the senior…

MPs pass law to install security cameras

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday overwhelmingly passed a law calling to install security cameras in public places in a bid to tighten the grip over domestic security in the face…

Kuwait’s exports fall by nearly 10% in 2014 – Subsidies unchanged for citizens in new budget

KUWAIT: The overall export unit value index declined by 9.3 percent in 2014 compared to the preceding year, according to figures released by the Central Statistical Bureau yesterday. Compared to…

Parliament to eulogize Khorafi, examine bills

KUWAIT: The National Assembly is scheduled to eulogize the late former speaker Jassem Al-Khorafi at a regular session today in response to MPs’ request. Also high in today’s session is…

Cabinet condemns attack on Saudi mosque

KUWAIT: The cabinet yesterday condemned the recent attempted attack that targeted a mosque in western Saudi city of Dammam. During its weekly meeting held at Seif Palace, the cabinet indicated…

Omair denies politicizing oil sector appointments – Land allocations by PAAAFR fishy

KUWAIT: Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair yesterday categorically denied press reports that his proposed appointments in the oil sector are for political reasons aimed at controlling the vital sector. Omair also…

Kuwait Declaration embodies OIC goals, aspirations: FM – ‘Final communiquÈ diagnoses hazards, challenges’

UWAIT: The final communiquÈ of the 42nd Meeting of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) incorporates the goals and ambitions of the organization, First…

OIC meeting mirrors Muslim aspirations – Terrorism still the chief concern

KUWAIT: Discussions of the recently concluded 42nd ministerial meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) reflected the desire of Islamic countries for growth and development for their peoples, said…

Amir warns sectarianism biggest threat to Muslims

KUWAIT: Muslim countries must increase measures to fight extremism, HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said yesterday at the start of a conference aimed at…

MPs slam power outage, call for accountability

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday strongly lashed out at officials in the ministry of electricity and water following a power outage in several residential areas, including parts of Mubarak Al-Kabeer, Sabah Al-…