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MoH denies Ebola cases as MP queries health minister – Lawmaker slams govt silence on oil turmoil

KUWAIT: The Health Ministry yesterday refuted reports on social media that Ebola cases were discovered in Kuwait as “baseless”. A police station had demanded the Health Ministry to examine some…

New army chief of staff, sports law amendments okayed

KUWAIT: The Cabinet, in its weekly meeting held at Seif Palace yesterday, approved the appointment of a new chief of staff for the Kuwaiti army and the amendment of sports…

Speaker returns after attending IPU Assembly

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim returned home from Geneva after heading the parliamentary caucus delegation at the Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly October 12-16 talks. The delegation also consisted of Kuwaiti…

Diesel, kerosene subsidies to end, delayed for electricity – Electricity minister brushes aside grilling threats

KUWAIT: A high-level joint meeting between the government and the Supreme Planning Council yesterday approved recommendations to lift state subsidies on diesel, kerosene and aviation fuel, but delayed a similar…

Amir receives top officials at Bayan Palace

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received, at Bayan Palace yesterday, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber…

Govt denies cabinet rifts, prisoner escape attempt

KUWAIT: Media reports on alleged differences of opinion among members of the Cabinet in its recent meeting regarding revoking citizenships of some individuals is totally unfounded and baseless, State Minister…

Development plan tops government priorities this term – Key meeting today to decide future of subsidies

KUWAIT: A joint meeting for the council of ministers and the higher planning council will be held today to discuss the issue of lifting or reducing state subsidies on a…

MP wants limits on expat age, residence, numbers – Tameemi resubmits rejected proposal after ‘modifications’

KUWAIT: MP Abdullah Al-Tameemi yesterday resubmitted a proposal that was rejected in the previous term by the legal committee for limiting the residence period of expatriates, after introducing some modifications.…

Kuwait continuing humanitarian duties: FM – ‘1.3 percent of GDP allocated to humanitarian aid’

KUWAIT: Kuwait is proceeding forward with fulfilling its humanitarian duties toward neighboring and friendly countries, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah affirmed yesterday. Sheikh…

Dashti to expose 23 ‘big fish’

KUWAIT: MP Abdulhameed Dashti refuted a recent statement made by Minister of Public Works and Minister of Electricity and Water Abdulaziz Al- Ibrahim in which he said that the Zour…

Ministers reassure no hike in prices of basic services

KUWAIT: Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair yesterday denied there was a plan by the government to raise the prices of petrol or cooking gas, but acknowledged that a top-level meeting this…

MP slams deporting expat men for harassing women – Fears decision could be misused to settle scores

KUWAIT: Chairman of the National Assembly’s human rights committee MP Faisal Al-Duwaisan yesterday strongly deplored a decision by the Interior Ministry to deport expatriate males for harassing women, saying the…

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