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MPs blast Ashour’s call to scrap Sharia College – Opposition says revoking citizenship against int’l law

KUWAIT: Leading Shiite MP Saleh Ashour yesterday called for the closure of the Sharia (Islamic studies) College at Kuwait University, saying the labor market no longer needs its graduates, adding…

Citizenship of opposition figure, 17 others revoked – Activists slam action as political vendetta

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday revoked the citizenship of 18 people, including the spokesman of a major opposition group, which activists decried was a politically-motivated action. The Cabinet gave a number…

Budget surplus up as spending slows

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s budget surplus edged up to KD 12.9 billion ($44.8 billion) in the fiscal year to last March as government spending fell, largely because of a drop in capital…

NA panel discusses payroll alternative – Minister confirms equal pay for GCC citizens

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s human resources committee held a meeting yesterday to discuss various topics on its agenda. Committee chairman, MP Yaqoub Al-Sane said the committee discussed the strategic payroll…

PM concludes US visit

NEW YORK: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah left New York City after representing HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and leading Kuwait’s…

Kuwaiti FM reiterates GCC support of anti-IS alliance – Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled meets Kerry, Lavrov

NEW YORK: Kuwait’s First deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has reiterated full backing to an international alliance to crack down on the so-called Islamic…

Obaidi takes health office staff to task over graft – MP claims irregularities in airport expansion project

KUWAIT: Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi yesterday announced referring members of staff of the Kuwaiti Health Office in Washington to the prosecution over graft allegations. “Based on complaints received…

Opposition rejects revocation of citizenship’s – ‘No reconciliation’

KUWAIT: A leading opposition group called on the government yesterday to rescind a series of decisions the revoked the citizenship of dozens of Kuwaitis mainly for opposing the government, describing…

Amir congratulates Saudi King on National Day

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah sent a cable to Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to congratulate him on the occasion of the Kingdom’s…

Court asked to reinstate grilling against premier – MP blasts new currency

KUWAIT: Veteran lawyer and rights activist Mubarak Al-Mutawa said yesterday he has filed a petition at the administrative court demanding it reinstate a grilling against the prime minister that was…

Information Ministry maximizes renovation efforts

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Information is placing all possible resources at disposal of upgrading services of the State of Kuwait Television and Radio, the Minister affirmed. The ministry is sparing…

Arab League hosts ceremony to celebrate Amir honor

KUWAIT: The Arab Media Forum will organize a ceremony at the headquarters of the Arab League in Cairo on November 3rd to celebrate the recent United Nations honoring of His…

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