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MP threatens to grill PM over alleged payments, corruption

KUWAIT: MP Riyadh Al-Adasani threatened yesterday that he will file to grill HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah over allegations that the government pays funds to lawmakers. Adasani…

OIC summit urges providing int’l protection for Palestinian people

ISTANBUL: Concluding the Seventh Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Summit Conference, kings and Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) adopted…

Kuwait to push for resolution at UN to protect Palestinians

ISTANBUL: The State of Kuwait will continue diplomatic efforts until the United Nations Security Council issues a resolution for protecting the Palestinian people, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad…

Kuwait, Gulf, US sanction leadership of Hezbollah

KUWAIT: As part of Kuwait’s efforts in combating terrorism and drying out its funding, the committee in charge of implementing the UN Security Council’s resolutions which were issued under the…

National Assembly approves capital spending budget

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday approved the capital spending budget for the current fiscal year 2018/2019 which is projected at around KD 3.2 billion out of the total projected spending…

MP claims government not serious in replacing expats

Lawmaker threatens fifth grilling against Sabeeh KUWAIT: MP Safa Al-Hashem blasted the government yesterday for not giving jobs to unemployed Kuwaitis, saying financial allocations for the appointment of nationals have…

Demographic imbalance: Ball thrown in parliament’s court

KUWAIT: Security sources described actions taken so far by the interior ministry to address the demographic imbalance problem as lacking, saying that the ministry has passed the buck to the…

Amir congratulates new Municipal Council members

Ten-member council elected in ‘smooth voting process’ KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent cables of congratulations to the winning candidates of the 2018 Municipal Council…

Ministers comfortably survive no-confidence votes

KUWAIT: Minister of Oil Bakheet Al-Rasheedi and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh comfortably defeated no-confidence motions against them filed following last week’s grilling. Only 11 MPs voted…

Assembly panel backs government on Philippines

KUWAIT:The National Assembly’s foreign relations committee yesterday declared the assembly’s full support to the government measures against the Philippines over the labor dispute between the two countries. The panel’s position…

Ashour, Sabeeh spar over closed charity society

KUWAIT: MP Saleh Ashour claimed yesterday that Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh misinformed the National Assembly in a grilling last week, but the minister immediately denied the…

Cabinet commends Premier’s arguments at National Assembly

  KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti cabinet yesterday applauded the arguments of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah during a recent grilling at the National Assembly. During its…