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MPs demand early debate for rejected retirement law

KUWAIT: Five lawmakers yesterday submitted a request to the national assembly calling for urgently debating the early retirement law, which was rejected by the government, at the start of the…

Disagreement brewing as MPs prepare to discuss court ruling’s aftermath

Lawmaker calls for meeting with Amir to ask for amnesty   KUWAIT: Disagreement is brewing amongst lawmakers prior to a meeting MP Mohammed Al-Mutair has called for at his diwaniya…

Groups call for urgent law on public amnesty

KUWAIT: Opposition MPs, groups and activists yesterday called for moves and actions to contain the consequences of a stunning ruling by Kuwait’s top court in which it jailed two serving…

Kuwaiti top court jails 8 current and former lawmakers

KUWAIT: In a stunning ruling, the Court of Cassation yesterday sentenced two current lawmakers and six former MPs, all of them leading opposition figures, to three and a half years…

Panel debates creating more jobs for Kuwaitis

Islamist MP Al-Tabtabai fumes over Cairo Airport’s incident KUWAIT: A National Assembly panel responsible for speeding up creating more jobs for Kuwaitis by replacing expatriates said yesterday it has decided…

NA approves budgets, bill amendments

KUWAIT: The National Assembly (NA) yesterday approved amendments to a number of laws and budgets of eight state agencies in a special session in which speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanem strongly defended…

Cabinet OKs New York Consulate,studies means for higher revenues

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

Special mobile apps monitor, protect maids

KUWAIT: After the memorandum of agreement (MoA) between the Philippines and Kuwait was signed last month, a group of recruitment agencies (both local and Philippine-based agencies) has come up with…

Amir, Crown Prince meet top state officials at Seif Palace

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Seif Palace yesterday. His Highness also received His…

Amir congratulates Kuwaitis,expats, urges youths to invest

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in his address to the people of Kuwait on the last ten days of Ramadan, called on the parliament and…

MP Fadhl threatens to grill Social Affairs and Labor Minister

KUWAIT: MP Ahmad Al-Fadhl said yesterday he will file to grill Social Affairs and Labor Minister Hind Al-Sabeeh today over alleged violations at the Transparency Society which is an NGO…

Amir, Crown Prince meet state officials

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of congratulations yesterday to Bader Mohammad Al-Saad on the Order of Friendship presented by Russian President Vladimir…