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Housing minister prepares to face grilling motion

New electricity rates, dates remain unchanged KUWAIT: Minister of State for Housing Affairs Yasser Abul continued preparations to discuss the grilling motion filed against him by MP Shuaib Al-Muwaizri, as…

MP Muwaizri files to grill Abul over housing woes

Lawmakers demand fundamental change in housing policy KUWAIT: Opposition lawmaker Shuaib Al-Muwaizri yesterday filed to grill State Minister for Housing Yasser Abul for allegedly failing to implement the housing law…

Assembly defers premier’s grilling debate to May 10

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday overwhelmingly approved a request by the government to delay the debate of two grillings against HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah until May…

Appeals court backs govt over petrol price hikes

KUWAIT: The court of appeals yesterday said that a decision by the government to raise the prices of petrol is legal and in line of the constitution, overturning a September…

MPs file two grilling motions against Premier

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s National Assembly will look into in its regular session tomorrow two grilling motions against His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The first interpellation submitted…

Kuwait most prominent opposition figure freed

KUWAIT: Prominent Kuwaiti opposition leader Mussallam Al-Barrak was released from prison yesterday after serving a two-year sentence for insulting HH the Amir in public. Barrak, 61, walked free from Kuwait’s…

Al-Barrack released today?

KUWAIT: Powerful opposition leader and ex MP Musallem Al-Barrack is scheduled to be released from prison today, following Friday prayers. Al-Barrack served two years in jail for comments deemed insulting…

MP Adasani criticizes govt economic policy

Human rights panel to issue Kuwait rights report KUWAIT: MP Riyadh Al-Adasani yesterday strongly criticized the government economic policies especially its decision to borrow to finance the budget deficit resulting…

Judiciary members must submit financial statements by May 13

KUWAIT: Minister of Justice and Minister of State for Assembly Affairs Faleh Al-Azeb stressed that both members of the judiciary and the board of trustees will have to file their…

Court sets May 8 for expat driving ban case hearing

Acting speaker urges restraint over grillings KUWAIT: The administrative court yesterday set May 8 to start hearing a case demanding a total ban on expatriates driving until the government has…

Meeting to discuss possibility to merge Premier’s grilling motions

KUWAIT: There are attempts to gather MPs who filed two separate grilling motions against His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah for a meeting to discuss the…

Cabinet mulls setting up shareholding company to run Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital

KUWAIT: The Cabinet discussed a recommendation made by Kuwait Investment Authority to establish a closed shareholding company to run Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital, provided that it would be turned into a…

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