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Naming Amir ‘humanitarian leader’ source of pride: KFAED

KUWAIT: Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) voiced pride yesterday over naming His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as a “humanitarian leader” and proclaiming Kuwait as…

Cabinet reviews GCC talks to ‘overcome differences’

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday discussed consensus amongst Gulf states to “mend the rift”, to “overcome differences as soon as possible” and to “remove all obstacles that hinder the path of…

Protesters call to free ‘Prisoners of Opinion’ – Detained activist on hunger strike – Rights group slams arrest

KUWAIT: A small demonstration was held for a second night at Irada Square opposite the National Assembly yesterday in protest against the arrest of well-known human rights activist Mohammed Al-Ajmi…

Gulf states keen on ironing out differences: Kuwait

JEDDAH: Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah reiterated Arab Gulf states’ full interest in ironing out pan-Gulf differences and preserving Gulf Cooperation…

Cabinet mulls renaming housemaids as ‘servants’ – Flurry of new appointments to public bodies

KUWAIT: Ministers at the Cabinet meeting yesterday examined recommendations of the legal affairs committee over a draft decree changing the term “domestic worker” or “housemaid” to “servant” to be compatible…

Cabinet examines preparations for Amir UN honoring – Sierra Leone ‘Ebola’ message discussed

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday examined full-scale preparations for the United Nations celebratory honoring of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as “humanitarian leader,” due in September. Following…

MPs warn of Brotherhood ‘infiltration’

KUWAIT: MP Abdulhameed Dashti expressed his total rejection of politicizing senior positions in governmental bodies, giving an example of leaks about the appointment of Islamic Constitutional Movement-affiliated Yahya Al-Oqaili as…

Cabinet discusses major achievements

KUWAIT: As part of the Cabinet’s duty to follow-up on local major achievements, it held an extraordinary meeting chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al- Hamad…

Govt, MPs to discuss 15 priorities

KUWAIT: HH the PM Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak urged Cabinet members to prioritize bills related to their respective ministries in a way that matches the government’s development plan, said informed…

MP demands collection of weapons

KUWAIT: MP Abdulrahman Al-Jeeran stressed the need to pass a law on weapon collection following the violent incidents Kuwait witnessed recently. “This law must be passed in a way to…

Alleged militant financier briefly detained at border – Shafi, Hajjaj to file lawsuits against US, UN

KUWAIT: Kuwait briefly detained a prominent cleric less than two weeks after the United States included him on a sanctions list on suspicion he was funnelling money to militants in…

MP demands citizenship revocation regardless of political position

KUWAIT: MP Faisal Al-Duwaisan urged the government to withdraw citizenship from those who got it illegally or unlawfully regardless of them being supportive of or against the government. He also…

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