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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…

Palestinian minister in Kuwait with ‘ message of thanks’

KUWAIT: Palestinian Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Minister Riyad Al-Maliki said that Kuwait is under great pressure because of its tough stance in support of Palestinians. “Kuwait’s position on Palestinian issues…

Budgets panel links debt to reforms and non-oil income

KUWAIT: Head of the National Assembly budgets committee MP Adnan Abdulsamad said yesterday that the government borrowing program must be linked to key budget reforms and raising non-government revenues. Abdulsamad’s…

Palestinian Ambassador hails Kuwait’s efforts

KUWAIT: The Palestinian Ambassador to Kuwait Rami Tahboub highly commended Kuwait’s efforts as a representative of the Arab nations in the UN Security Council, noting that Kuwait managed to block…

National Assembly term to close on June 28: Speaker

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday that the current term of the National Assembly is scheduled to close on June 28 after the approval of the state budget.…

Kuwait holds Israel responsible for escalation in Palestinian territories

NEW YORK: Kuwait on Wednesday held Israel responsible for the recent flare-up of violence in the Palestinian territories, especially Gaza Strip, and backed Palestinians’ right to struggle against the Israeli…

MPs object decision on Kuwaitis in private sector

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday objected to a government decision to place a body overseeing Kuwaitis employed in the private sector to the Public Manpower Authority which supervises over two million expatriate…

Qatar’s Emir in Kuwait on a brotherly visit

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday held an Iftar (fast-breaking) banquet at Dasman Palace in honor of visiting Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al…

Amir, Crown Prince receive top state officials at Seif Palace

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

MP threatens to grill PM over alleged payments, corruption

KUWAIT: MP Riyadh Al-Adasani threatened yesterday that he will file to grill HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah over allegations that the government pays funds to lawmakers. Adasani…

OIC summit urges providing int’l protection for Palestinian people

ISTANBUL: Concluding the Seventh Extraordinary Session of the Islamic Summit Conference, kings and Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) adopted…

Kuwait to push for resolution at UN to protect Palestinians

ISTANBUL: The State of Kuwait will continue diplomatic efforts until the United Nations Security Council issues a resolution for protecting the Palestinian people, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad…