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Ashour, Sabeeh spar over closed charity society

KUWAIT: MP Saleh Ashour claimed yesterday that Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh misinformed the National Assembly in a grilling last week, but the minister immediately denied the…

Cabinet commends Premier’s arguments at National Assembly

  KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti cabinet yesterday applauded the arguments of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah during a recent grilling at the National Assembly. During its…

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…