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Assembly refers PM’s grilling to Legal and Legislative committee

Opposition fumes over alleged mishandling of rains KUWAIT: As expected, the National Assembly yesterday voted to refer an opposition-sponsored grilling against Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah over alleged mishandling…

National Assembly to debate Prime Minister’s grilling over rain

Financial panel rejects new govt proposals for retirement KUWAIT: The National Assembly is scheduled today to debate a grilling against His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah over…

Political crisis looms over prime minister’s grilling

Court to rule on assembly seats next month KUWAIT: The country may be sliding into a political crisis over the grilling of Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah as lawmakers…

Amir confident MPs will not ‘misuse’ constitutional tools

Political crisis looms over prime minister’s grilling KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah trusts the wisdom of Assembly members in…

Govt failed to implement replacement policy for 15 years: Lawmaker

Total number of workers grows by 3 percent annually: MP KUWAIT: Member of the parliament’s human resources development committee MP Safaa Al-Hashem said the ‘replacement policy’ was not put into…

MP warns govt over granting citizenship to non-Muslims

KUWAIT: Islamist MP Mohammad Hayef yesterday warned that the entire government will fall if it votes in favor of an amendment to allow granting Kuwaiti citizenship to non-Muslims. Hayef joins…

Oil Minister’s grilling still on: Lawmaker

KUWAIT: MP Faisal Al-Kandari said yesterday that he and two other lawmakers are still determined to grill Oil Minister Bakheet Al-Rasheedi over alleged financial violations even after he has provided…

Three MPs to grill oil minister over alleged violations

KUWAIT: Three lawmakers announced yesterday that they will file to grill Oil Minister Bakheet Al-Rasheedi over alleged violations and for refusing to submit an investigation report to the assembly. MP…

MP files to grill PM over rain; govt rushes to pay damages

KUWAIT: Leading opposition lawmaker Shuaib Al-Muwaizri yesterday carried out his threat and filed to grill Prime Minister HH Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah for alleged mismanagement over heavy rainfall and its…

Heads roll over rain deluge; MPs demand minister’s resignation

Roumi decries ‘intolerable’ failures • PM says security forces on alert  KUWAIT: The government acted swiftly yesterday following massive devastation caused by heavy rains that shut many key roads…

Amir address ‘guiding light’ for govt: cabinet

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet held its weekly session at Seif Palace yesterday under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The ministers, during the session…

Election of Assembly legislative panel chief leads to resignations

Controversy continues over membership of Harbash, Tabtabaei KUWAIT: Two opposition members of the National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee resigned from the panel yesterday, barely a few days after their…