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Top court delays ruling in Assembly storming case

Tabtabaei warns PM over oil violations- Ashour ready to quit if allegations proven KUWAIT: The court of cassation yesterday decided to delay until July 8 rulings against around 70 opposition…

Amir lauds democratic exchange between parliament and Cabinet

Voting on no-confidence motions next week – Oil minister denies resignation   KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah lauded yesterday the healthy democratic exchange between National Assembly…

10 MPs file no-confidence motion against oil minister

Assembly debates premier grilling in closed session KUWAIT: Ten lawmakers yesterday filed a no-confidence motion against Oil and Electricity Minister Bakheet Al-Rasheedi following an 11-hour marathon grilling over allegations of…

Assembly set to debate three grillings today

KUWAIT: The National Assembly is scheduled to discuss three grillings today in a marathon session that is likely to end tomorrow morning, Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday. He said…

Cabinet stresses lawmakers’ right to grill ministers

Cabinet expresses relief over Crown Prince’s medical test results KUWAIT: Members of parliament have the constitutional right to table interpellation requests to cabinet ministers, but relevant regulations and conditions should…

Kuwait expels Philippines ambassador amid dispute

KUWAIT CITY:¬†Kuwait on Wednesday gave a one-week deadline for the Philippines ambassador to leave the small, oil-rich Gulf Arab nation over a growing diplomatic dispute regarding the abuse of Filipina…

Panel rejects amendments to penal code

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee yesterday rejected proposed amendments to the penal code because they suggest a jail term and hefty fines. Head of the panel MP…

Govt won’t ask to postpone grilling motions

KUWAIT: The government has decided to attend today’s session to discuss parliamentary grilling motions without asking to postpone them, which means that the session would be a long one that…

Ministers examine grilling motions, call for focus on basic issues

Cabinet seeks collective effort to revamp corruption index KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet at its weekly session yesterday examined interpellation motions tabled by MPs against His Highness the Prime Minister and…

Call for panel to vet expat licenses rejected; MP files to grill Sabeeh

KUWAIT: Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah yesterday rejected a proposal calling to set up a higher committee to supervise the issuance and renewal of driving licenses of expatriates. In…

Assembly dissolution looms as Azemi files to grill premier

PM vows response to interpellation KUWAIT: The National Assembly appears to be on its way out with online activists advising people to be ready for yet another parliamentary election, after…

Assembly debates govt program with focus on Silk City, islands

2035 vision to create 200,000 jobs –¬† MPs demand amnesty for Assembly stormers KUWAIT: Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said yesterday that Kuwait’s 2035 vision…