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Opposition MPs warn govt over key laws, citizenship

KUWAIT: Opposition MPs yesterday reviewed the main issues that need to be debated and approved in the National Assembly’s new term opening tomorrow and warned the government over its failure…

Amir receives Ghanem, parliamentary delegation

MPs brief His Highness on IPU mission KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem and members…

Ghanem tears into Israel at global parliamentary

Speaker lambastes Israeli delegation, shames it to leave hall SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia: Kuwait’s chief lawmaker fiercely retaliated to the Israeli parliament representative’s comments on imprisoned Palestinian lawmakers at an international…

10 MPs demand debating law on naturalization soon

MP Roumi asks govt about audit bureau reports KUWAIT: Ten lawmakers yesterday submitted a petition calling on the national assembly to debate and approve a law that sets out the…

Hashem glad dental service fees to be hiked for expats

KUWAIT: MP Safa Al-Hashem, who has been calling to tax expatriates for walking on the road, said yesterday that charges on public dental services offered to expatriates will be raised…

14 MPs meet and issue more grilling threats

Speaker steps in to stop row between Harbash, Adasani KUWAIT: Fourteen MPs met yesterday ahead of the start of the next National Assembly term on Oct 24 and warned the…

Harbash, Adasani trade barbs; Hayef warns government

KUWAIT: A tit-for-tat war of words between opposition MPs Jamaan Al-Harbash and Riyadh Al-Adasani intensified yesterday, with the two lawmakers hurling new accusations against each other. The confrontation began when…

Cabinet reiterate Kuwait’s appeal for global peace

Premier briefs ministers on his participation in UNGA session – Ministers examine study on projects’ execution KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah chaired the Cabinet’s…

Two MPs plan to grill info minister

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s acting speaker refused to receive a request by opposition MPs Abdulkarim Al-Kandari and Riyadh Al-Adasani on Thursday to grill the information minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah.…

MP urges debate over scrapping petrol hike

KUWAIT: Opposition MP Abdulkarim Al-Kandari yesterday began collecting signatures of other lawmakers on a request to debate a report by the financial and economic affairs committee over scrapping the hike…

Special payments common practice since 92: Speaker

KUWAIT: Extraordinary payments given to Kuwaiti MPs has been an established procedure dating back to more than a quarter of a century, Kuwait’s top lawmaker said yesterday. Speaking to the…

Oil Minister warned over appointment of foreigner

Tabtabai calls for raising lawmakers’ salary KUWAIT: Deputy Speaker MP Essa Al-Kandari yesterday warned Oil Minister Essam Al-Marzouk that the appointment of a foreigner as the Chief Executive Officer of…