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71 candidates register on first day

KUWAIT: A total of 71 candidates registered to run for parliamentary elections yesterday. The third constituency saw the largest number of candidates in the first day of registration with 18,…

Former opposition MPs to likely end polls boycott

‘Registration of candidates starts today’ KUWAIT: The stage looks set for a stiff election battle after many leading opposition figures and former lawmakers said they plan to end a four-year…

Interview with outspoken lawyer and candidate Nawaf Al-Fuzai

‘Price hikes should pass through the parliament’ KUWAIT: In less than six weeks, Kuwaitis will go to the polls to elect a new parliament. In the run-up to the elections,…

State departments urged to help make elections ‘a success’

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday urged all government bodies to work on facilitating the success of the upcoming parliamentary election process, starting with the registration of candidates until polling day on…

Kuwait’s Snap Polls 2016: What you need to know

Kuwait operates under a unicameral legal system with an executive and legislative branch. The legislature, the Majlis Al-Ommah (National Assembly) was established in 1962 and has 50 directly elected officials…

Election fever grips Kuwait as snap elections set for Nov 26

‘Political groups, tribes to name candidates soon’ KUWAIT: Snap National Assembly elections will be held on Nov 26, according to a decision by the Cabinet yesterday, a day after HH…

Cabinet approves early election decree – Ministers deplore Egypt attack

KUWAIT: The cabinet yesterday approved a draft decree that sets November 26 for parliamentary elections, and referred it to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. During the…

Stage set for snap elections after Assembly dissolved

Amir cites ‘security challenges’ in dissolution decree KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah yesterday issued a decree dissolving the National Assembly, setting the stage for fresh elections within…

Dissolved parliament passed 113 laws

‘Kuwait parliament contributes to political stability: Speaker’ KUWAIT: Former Speaker of Kuwait’s National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanem said Saturday the parliament contributed to “imposing a state of political stability” in Kuwait…

Kuwait Parliament Dissolved

‘Snap polls to be held within 60 days * No specific date set yet’ KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah issued an Amiri decree today dissolving…

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