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Lawmaker proposes granting citizenship to non-Muslims

Panel to probe jail attack – MP demands investment reforms KUWAIT: MP Khaled Al-Shatti yesterday submitted a draft law calling to scrap a provision in the 1959 nationality law that…

Cabinet Oks decree on social care to citizens

Consultant sought for Failaka development project KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet has consented to a draft decree instructing the Ministry of Social Affairs to provide social care to citizens as part…

Panel passes bill to scrap petrol, utility price hikes

MPs urge health minister to apply reforms KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s financial and economic affairs committee yesterday approved a draft bill calling to scrap all increases in utility charges and…

Troublemakers want to dissolve National Assembly as soon as possible: MP Fadhl

Young lawmaker talks demography, health sector, fuel prices, others – We need to set the number of expats who can be replaced with citizens out of the total population –…

Adasani reopens MP deposits case

KUWAIT: Opposition MP Riyadh Al-Adasani yesterday claimed that 13 former and current lawmakers had received KD 51 million in “political bribes” from the government, and demanded action. Speaking in a…

Roses make MPs see red as clashes mar session

Govt wants closed debates on Khor Abdullah, deposits scandal KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s regular session yesterday witnessed a number of arguments which took up most of the Assembly’s time, preventing…

MPs demand panel to study population

Call to naturalize 34,000 bedoons KUWAIT: Eleven lawmakers yesterday called for forming a temporary parliamentary panel to study the issue of population imbalance and rampant visa trading. The lawmakers said…

Assembly to debate bank deposits scandal

KUWAIT: MPs insisted yesterday that the bank deposits scandal must be exposed during a special debate in the national assembly and warned the government against attempting to prevent the debate…

MPs demand Khor Abdullah debate

KUWAIT: A number of MPs have submitted a motion calling to hold a two-hour closed debate over the Khor Abdullah waterway between Iraq and Kuwait during next Tuesday’s regular Assembly…

Sheikh Mohammad gets info portfolio, Roudhan youth

Amir accepts Sheikh Salman’s resignation KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday issued a decree accepting the resignation of information and youth minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah,…

Info Minister ‘Resigns’ After Grilling Over Sports Ban

No citizenship revocation without court ruling: Panel KUWAIT: Information and Youth Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah yesterday submitted his resignation to the Cabinet two days before a scheduled no-confidence vote…

Kuwait Cabinet lauds Info Minister’s replies to grilling

Grilling contained ‘controversial and irregular points’ KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet yesterday praised the Information Minister’s replies to the MPs during the recent parliamentary interpellation session, namely the “irrefutable” information he…

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