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Parliament delays decision on rents law amendments

KUWAIT: The parliamentary legislative and legal committee on Monday adjourned taking a decision on proposed amendments to the rents law and a relevant government bill to its next meeting. The…

Court adjourns Barrak speech promoters’ case to May 5

KUWAIT: A local court yesterday adjourned till May 5, 2015 a hearing on a case filed against a number of citizens, including former MPs, for promoting a speech made by…

Assembly panel to discuss diesel smuggling with officials – MPs criticize new draft law for student unions

KUWAIT: The public funds protection committee yesterday decided to summon a number of government officials to discuss with them reasons for the continued smuggling and stealing of subsidized diesel. Head…

Panel: No entry to blasphemers

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee yesterday passed a proposal to amend the residency law in which foreigners convicted for contempt of religions will be banned from entering…

Amir warns Houthis pose regional threat

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt: HH the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah told an Arab summit in Egypt that Houthi fighters in Yemen posed a threat to the region, as…

Amir back home after participating in Arab Summit – Sheikh Sabah receives Arab leaders, officials

KUWAIT/SHARM EL-SHEIKH: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation returned to Kuwait yesterday after attending the 26th Arab Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Upon…

Kuwaiti leadership’s speech clear, comprehensive: Ghanim

HANOI: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's speech to the Arab summit in Sharm El-Sheikh was clear and comprehensive, addressing the most important challenges facing the Arab…

Sheikh Ahmad apologizes to end videotapes saga

KUWAIT: Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al- Sabah yesterday unexpectedly ended the one-year saga over the so-called coup plot videotapes by offering an apology to the country’s leaders and to the men…

ICM asks government to stop political arrests

KUWAIT: The Islamic Constitutional Movement issued a statement in which it expressed its support of the joint Gulf statement on operations in Yemen to stop the armed coup that was…

‘Moment of Truth’ as Govt rejects ‘Lies and Videotape’ – Ghanem blasts Sheikh Ahmad – Commerce Minister Mudej resigns

KUWAIT: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah yesterday said that leading US investigation and intelligence services firm Kroll had found that claims made by former opposition MPs…

Judicial body vows legal action against defamers – Opposition groups condemn police beatings of protesters

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Supreme Judicial Council said yesterday that legal procedures and justice will face any individuals attempting to slander the country’s judicial system. In a strong-worded statement signed by the…

MP files to grill commerce minister

KUWAIT: MP Roudhan Al-Roudhan yesterday filed a request to grill Commerce and Industry Minister Abdulmohsen Al-Mudej over alleged violations regarding a local investment company. Roudhan claimed in his first-ever grilling…

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