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Panel to amend charter over jailed MPs; pension bill sent back for study

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday asked its legal and legislative committee to study within two weeks an amendment to the Assembly’s internal charter stipulating to ban sending MPs to jail…

Lawmakers trade barbs in unruly Assembly session

Clashes over early retirement bill – MP slams municipal law over ‘quotas’ KUWAIT: MPs traded accusations yesterday in tense Assembly session that ended without any tangible output after lawmakers decided…

MP Fahhad blasts delay in procedures over prisoners

KUWAIT: Islamist opposition MP Abdullah Fahhad Al-Enezi yesterday lashed out at those who are delaying procedures regarding completing the trial of opposition activists currently jailed for storming the National Assembly…

Tabtabaei, activists go on hunger strike over jailing

Assembly panel approves KD 25bn debt law KUWAIT: MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei and a dozen other opposition activists, all jailed for storming the National Assembly, said yesterday they have begun an…

Activist on hunger strike

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti activist sentenced to seven years in prison after he stormed parliament has begun a hunger strike in jail to demand a mistrial, according to his family. Sulaiman…

Kuwait reserves higher than $524 billion: MP Adasani

KUWAIT: Opposition MP Riyadh Al-Adasani said yesterday that the size of assets in Kuwait’s sovereign wealth fund is much higher than the $524 billion announced by the national assembly financial…

Ghanem visits jailed MPs as panel fails to meet again

Muwaizri urges speaker to withdraw Assembly storming case KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem yesterday visited MPs Waleed Al-Tabtabaei and Jamaan Al-Harbash and a number of activists jailed in connection…

GCC lawmakers assemble in Kuwait for a crucial meeting

MP calls for actual steps to protect Arab interests KUWAIT: All six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member nations will be represented when chief lawmakers from the Gulf region assemble for…

Lawmaker demands restrictions on Iraqi fans entry for security reasons

KUWAIT: Responding to Iraqi minister of interior Qassim Al-Aaraji’s announcement that he had asked his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah to allow the entry of Iraqi fans to attend…

Lawmaker warns of Qatar-like blockade, calls for readiness

Opposition MPs clash with govt – Five arrested over offending video KUWAIT: Opposition lawmaker Hamdan Al-Azemi yesterday said that Kuwait could face a Qatar-like blockade and called on the government…

Committee meeting on jailed MPs aborted over no-shows

Opposition blasts absent pro-govt lawmakers KUWAIT: A meeting of the National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee scheduled to discuss the issue of the two jailed lawmakers could not be held…

Amir reason for FIFA ban lift: Speaker

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s support towards the national football scene is the main reason behind lifting the ban imposed on Kuwait by the FIFA,…