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Citizens abroad express desire to vote in elections

KUWAIT: In spite of the long and leading march of democracy of Kuwait, the parliamentary election law does not give citizens abroad the opportunity to vote as is the case…

Housing, education, traffic top voters’ list of concerns

Return Kuwait as ‘Pearl of the Gulf’ KUWAIT: “What do citizens want from the coming parliament?” With this question in mind, Kuwait Times interviewed a number of citizens at various…

Parliamentary candidates ratchet up campaigns as election nears

KUWAIT: Parliamentary candidates contesting elections slated for November 26th have stepped up their campaigns in a bid to entice voters, particularly those who may be on the fence about who…

Behind every candidate, a sincere, hardworking wife pushing ahead

An influential character who leads a specialized team KUWAIT: A political candidate’s wife is the major supporter and advocate of her husband. Being the closest person to a nominee, a…

287 candidates remain in race

KUWAIT: The ministry of interior yesterday said 287 candidates were left in the race for the Nov 26 parliamentary election after 128 candidates withdrew and 40 others were barred at…

We need strong assembly that defends citizens’ rights: Khalidy

KUWAIT: Fifth constituency parliamentary candidate Faisal Al-Khalidy said the youth have many concerns and problems that were not tackled in the previous National Assembly. He said more than 30,000 Kuwaiti…

Candidates make youth violence issue a priority

KUWAIT: Over the past decade, youth antisocial and violent behavior has become a great national concern and a top political policy issue that has been sensationalized by media coverage in…

Traffic jams emerge as election day approaches

KUWAIT: As the polling day for the upcoming parliamentary elections 2016 on November 26th approached, signs of traffic jams across the five constituencies start to emerge. The candidates are now…

Ex-lawmaker Dr Abdullah Al-Treiji speaks out against corruption, security threats

KUWAIT: Former MP and candidate in the first district Dr. Abdullah Al-Treiji held a symposium for female voters at the Regency Hotel on Wednesday. Al-Treiji focused on security issues facing…

Education, freedom and change

KUWAIT: As part of the coverage of the 2016 parliamentary elections, Kuwait Times is interviewing candidates and attending symposiums to hear their views on challenges facing Kuwait. Dr. Ghadeer Aseri,…

Election campaign heats up

KUWAIT: Around 360 hopefuls remain committed to the polls with just two days left for candidates to pull out of the election race. They do not include the 47 candidates…

The ‘Silent Majority’: a trump card in elections

KUWAIT: It is interesting to see with every parliamentary elections that there are some people who are ‘silent’ and not interested in voting for candidates, and if they do vote…