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30 more hopefuls stand for elections

KUWAIT: Candidates contesting upcoming parliamentary elections slated for November 26th continued to file their candidacies yesterday, as some 30 candidates have registered to join the race. The first and second…

Candidate wants to help young businessmen start own businesses

KUWAIT: Ali Al-Sayegh is a first-time candidate for the upcoming parliamentary elections, running from the third constituency. He told Kuwait Times the idea to run suddenly came to his mind…

Main opposition group won’t field candidates

KUWAIT: The main nationalist opposition group yesterday reiterated that it will not end its boycott of the National Assembly elections. Former MP and leading member of the opposition Popular Action…

Candidate demands gender equality in housing loans – Manpower authority approves KD 69 million budget

KUWAIT: Third constituency parliamentary elections candidate Amani Al-Saleh said she is running for parliament because she has a strong wish to straighten the mistakes the government committed against the Kuwaiti…

Ghanem files for re-election, welcomes opposition’s return – Court to hear ex-MP Dashti’s nomination case

KUWAIT: Fifty-two candidates including the speaker of the dissolved National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanem filed their nomination papers for the snap elections yesterday, raising the number of hopefuls to 251 including…

Info minister issues poll guidelines

Primaries, vote-buying banned * Media coverage curbed KUWAIT: The minister of information has issued a ministerial resolution stipulating a total ban on primaries, mudslinging among hopefuls for parliamentary seats and…

Candidates Speak: Interview with Ali Al Ali

  ‘Legislation proposed by non-specialists: Candidate Ali’ KUWAIT: Lawyer Ali Mohammed Al-Ali is running for the National Assembly elections as he believes he can bring positive changes to the country.…

20 more candidates register for election

  Tabtabai among former Opposition MPs to enter fray KUWAIT: A large number of the so-called assembly majority opposition, comprising the February 2012 assembly, yesterday decided to take part in…

Four women among 61 new candidates – Ex-MPs urge opposition to take part in full force

KUWAIT: Four women were among 61 new candidates who filed nomination papers yesterday for the national election in the second day of registration, raising the total number of hopefuls to…

Amir instructs premier to reexamine DNA test law

 Royal files to contest election ; Candidates blast dissolved Assembly KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday ordered HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah to…

Special panel examines candidates’ papers

KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah ordered yesterday forming a special panel to examine nomination papers of the candidates vying for seats in the upcoming…

Opposition ‘on verge’ of ending boycott: sources

KUWAIT: Opposition representatives met at Ammar Al-Ajmi’s diwaniya in Kaifan without the attendance of former MPs Ahmed Al-Saadoun and Khaled Al-Sultan, well-informed sources said. The sources explained that 11 former…