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Calls for national reconciliation as prosecution urges tougher penalties

KUWAIT: Lawmakers and the government yesterday called for national reconciliation in the face of delicate regional developments as the public prosecution urged tougher penalties for those who stormed the national…

New Cabinet members take oath of office before Amir

Sheikh Sabah calls on ministers to work as one team KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at the Amiri Airport yesterday, in the presence of HH…

Major challenges ahead for new cabinet: Prime Minister

‘Economic reform and remedying structural imbalances is inevitable’ KUWAIT: The key challenge for the new cabinet to overcome, as identified by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah,…

New faces in new Cabinet, but lawmakers unimpressed

KUWAIT: The new government was finally announced yesterday, exactly six weeks after the previous Cabinet resigned over a dispute with lawmakers. MPs had filed a no-confidence motion against former state…

Formation of the new Kuwaiti Cabinet announced

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received today at Sief Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. During the reception, His Highness the Premier…

Cabinet almost ready; Assembly session fails over govt no-show

KUWAIT: Prime Minister HH Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah has almost completed the formation of his new government, and the Cabinet is expected to be officially announced and sworn-in by HH…

Final touches before Cabinet is announced

KUWAIT: The new Cabinet lineup is almost ready to be unveiled today, said informed sources, noting that the announcement might be delayed until evening over some portfolios. They added the…

Lawmakers urge session over jailed opposition figures

KUWAIT: Nineteen lawmakers met yesterday to study the harsh jail terms issued by the appeals court on around 67 opposition activists, including three MPs, for storming the National Assembly. The…

Lawmakers urge Premier to avoid reappointing ‘unwanted’ minister

Sheikh Mohammad likely to be reinstated as cabinet affairs, oil minister   KUWAIT: A parliamentary delegation asked His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to avoid including…

Lawmakers visit jailed colleagues today

MPs to plead with Amir for amnesty KUWAIT: MP Abdulkareem Al-Kandari announced that a number of his colleagues met at MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei’s office and decided to visit today MPs…

Assembly passes new sports law with landslide majority

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday passed a new sports legislation with an overwhelming majority that the government and Assembly speaker said will pave the way for FIFA and the International…

MPs request to meet Amir over tough jail sentences

Opposition lawmakers seek pardon – Speaker says no action until final verdict KUWAIT: Opposition lawmakers yesterday decided to request a meeting with HH the Amir to discuss the shocking jail…

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