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MP Awadhi condemns Paris attack: terrorism is blind

KUWAIT: Chairman of the parliament’s foreign affairs committee MP Kamel Al-Awadhi condemned the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of 150 and injured around 200 others in France. Awadhi stressed…

Kuwait, India discuss ties – Ambassador Awadi presents credentials to Indian President

KUWAIT/NEW DELHI: First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received a phone call yesterday from his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj where they discussed bilateral ties.…

NA committees meet today

KUWAIT: The youth and sports committee plans to discuss two proposed laws on organizing some activities in the Kuwait Olympic Committee, sports federations and clubs. In the meantime, the financial…

The Appeals Court overturns ex-MP’s citizenship verdict

KUWAIT: The Appeals Court yesterday overturned a Lower Court verdict in which it ordered the government to return citizenship to a former Islamist MP and ruled that it was not…

Kuwait anti-corruption authority signs MoU

KUWAIT: Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Minister of Information Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said the two ministries fully support the efforts of the Public Anti-Corruption Authority…

MP asks about number of expats, expected growth

KUWAIT: MP Khalil Abul yesterday questioned Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh about the population of foreigners in Kuwait and their expected growth in the next 10 years.…

MP urges securing camping sites

KUWAIT: In view of the beginning of the annual camping season, MP Abdulrahman Al-Jeeran yesterday proposed building comprehensive security, firefighting and ambulance centers in camping areas and along highways. In…

Resign or face grilling, MP Saleh urges Oil minister – Court upholds 3-year term for anti-unity tweets

KUWAIT: MP Khalil Al-Saleh yesterday called on Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair to step down or face questioning in the National Assembly over alleged violations in the Oil Ministry and the…

Resistance grows against oil minister’s shuffling decisions – Controversy intensifies over Abdaly cell

KUWAIT: Resistance against Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair appears to be gaining momentum with more MPs and trade unions criticizing the minister’s decision to shuffle the top executives of the oil…

Sectarian sparks fly again in a debate over ‘Iran cell’ – Lawmakers urged to focus on development projects, budget deficit

KUWAIT: Sectarian sparks again marred National Assembly debate yesterday over the Iran-linked cell. Sunni and Shiite MPs traded accusations as Iran came under strong criticism. Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled…

Sheikh Ahmad blamed for sports suspension

KUWAIT: The National Assembly has called on the government to open an immediate investigation into who caused the International Olympic Committee to suspend Kuwaiti sports activities allegedly because Kuwaiti laws…

MP calls for an end to racial discrimination in Kuwait – MPs clash over Iran amid heated debate

KUWAIT: The first National Assembly working session in the new term got underway yesterday with fireworks over Iran as Shiite and Sunni MPs clashed over the Iran-linked terror cell and…