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Amir issues warning: Don’t turn democracy into a curse

Khorafi grilling fizzles out – Sports law amended – Harbash, Tabtabaei to retain seats KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah yesterday inaugurated the new National Assembly term by…

Prime Minister lauds leadership’s directives to enhance Kuwaiti unity

Govt continues seeking cooperation with National Assembly: Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah praised directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah…

Amir to open new Assembly term; 2 MPs withdraw grilling of premier

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah opens the new term of the National Assembly today amid signs of tensions easing between lawmakers and the government after two…

Prime Minister says to hold officials responsible on corruption cases

Premier committed to tackling corruption: Minister KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah stressed that he would not allow “corruption to exist” in government departments, and…

MP urges govt to tax expats for the ‘air they breathe’

Panel votes to keep membership of jailed MPs KUWAIT: Just back from an International Parliamentary Conference where she was elected as a deputy committee chairman, MP Safa Al-Hashem didn’t waste…

Stacked agenda ahead as Kuwaiti parliament reconvenes tomorrow

Two grilling motions to be debated in opening session KUWAIT: Kuwait’s National Assembly will start its regular session of the 15th legislative term tomorrow, with a pair of ministers set…

Ashour warns against harming panel members

KUWAIT: MP Saleh Ashour yesterday warned the oil ministry and other government agencies from taking “revenge” actions against members of a committee appointed to investigate allegations against the oil minister.…

Adasani warns speaker over retirement law

dasanKUWAIT: Opposition MP Riyadh Al-Adasani yesterday blamed National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem for the delay in sending to the government a key early retirement law that could result in preventing…

Govt meets MPs to ‘talk them out’ of signing motion against Prime Minister

Premier’s ‘antagonists’ determined to carry on with the no-cooperation motion   KUWAIT: A number of lawmakers are scheduled to hold a decisive meeting with government officials by the beginning of…

Kuwait welcomes Saudi announcement of Khashoggi’s probe findings

KUWAIT: Kuwait government yesterday welcomed anew Saudi Arabia’s announcement of initial findings of a probe into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, and urged the international community to refrain from interfering…

Ghanem optimistic over next Assembly term

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday he was optimistic that the next Assembly term, which opens next week, will witness constructive cooperation and production. Ghanem said that he…

Amir congratulates MP Hashem on IPU post win

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent yesterday a cable of congratulations to MP Safaa Al-Hashem on being named as deputy head of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s…