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Speaker files lawsuit over ‘heinous’ leaked recording – MPs reject debt law amendment – Call to suspend Central Bank gov

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday he has filed a lawsuit with the public prosecution regarding the release of recordings allegedly belonging to him. The case also involves…

Jeeran slams Minister over co-education views

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education is too loaded with complaints and concerns such as low academic quality among the teaching staff, dearth of clear educational goals from the administrative side,…

Kuwait honors anti money laundering, terror finance obligations: minister

KUWAIT: The State of Kuwait has fulfilled its earlier undertakings to promote the mechanisms of fighting money laundering and terrorist financing, Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh said yesterday citing a…

Kuwait reopens embassy in Aden instead of Sanaa – Kuwait seeking extradition treaty with UK

KUWAIT/LONDON: Kuwait has joined its Gulf partners Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates and decided to reopen its Yemeni embassy in Aden, instead of the militia-controlled capital Sanaa. "In the…

Never violated law: Former social affairs undersecretary

KUWAIT: Former Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor (MSAL) Undersecretary Abdul Mohsen Al-Mutairi said that he was surprised by his referral to retirement, and stressed that the decision was actually…

Political groups rally in support of Barrak

KUWAIT: Almost all opposition political groups and hundreds of activists gathered at the diwaniya of Musallam Al-Barrak late yesterday to express their solidarity with the opposition leader who has been…

Barrak handed two years in jail for insulting Amir – Fiery opposition leader defiant, plans to revive protests

KUWAIT: The court of appeals yesterday sentenced prominent opposition leader Musallam Al-Barrak to two years in jail on charges of insulting HH the Amir during a public rally. A defiant…

Kuwait vows to uproot terrorism, extremism – Defense Minister urges comprehensive solution

WASHINGTON: Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah has expressed Kuwait's commitment to counter violent extremist ideology and underscored the need to address it from a…

Kuwait Crown Prince marks 9th anniversary

KUWAIT: Today Kuwait celebrates the ninth anniversary of His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s assumption of the senior post. On February 7th, 2006, His Highness the Amir Sheikh…

Cabinet condemns brutal killing of Egyptians in Libya

KUWAIT: The cabinet strongly condemned yesterday the brutal and inhuman killing of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya by the Islamic State (IS). The cabinet expressed condolences and sympathy with relatives…

Kuwaiti, Saudi leaders hold official talks – Amir concludes ‘brotherly visit’ to Riyadh

RIYADH/KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah left the Saudi capital of Riyadh yesterday, after paying a brotherly visit to the Kingdom. During his visit, HH the…

Electricity ministry holds review meeting after blackout

KUWAIT: Minister of Electricity and Water and Minister of Public Works Abdulaziz Al-Ibrahim held a lengthy meeting to discuss the latest developments after the recent Subbiya power plant failure that…

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