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MP slams Iran as ‘true enemy’ of Gulf Arabs

KUWAIT: A senior Kuwaiti lawmaker yesterday described Iran as the “true enemy” of Sunni-ruled Gulf Arab states, in a sign of growing tensions with the Shiite power. “It has become…

Turaiji wants answers on forged passports

KUWAIT: MP Dr Abdullah Al-Turaiji asked Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khaled Al-Sabah to investigate the exit of several expats using forged Kuwaiti passports from Kuwait…

Speaker weighs in on Durra gas field row – Kuwait had ‘summoned’ Iran diplomat over dispute

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanem yesterday called the government, represented by the foreign and oil ministries, to provide clarifications over the issue of the Durra gas field with…

Stop prices’ manipulation: MP Maayouf

KUWAIT: A lawmaker hinted that he could file a grilling motion against Minister of Commerce and Industry Yousuf Al-Ali over the ministry’s ‘inefficient’ price control procedures. “We warn the Minister…

Cabinet committee to probe food prices – Obama invites Amir to attend summit

KUWAIT: The cabinet yesterday entrusted the public services committee with probing causes behind food commodities prices. The decision, taken during the cabinet weekly meeting held at Seif Palace under the…

Hassle-free access to legal services at Justice Ministry – E-government network expanded

KUWAIT: Citizens and others are entitled to having easy and hassle-free access to legal services offered by the Ministry of Justice, Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs Yaqoub Al-Sane said…

Kuwaitis united against terrorist plots: Speaker

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem warned against the dangers of the current security situation in Kuwait, especially after the discovery of a terrorist cell and a large arsenal of…

Prosecution bans reports on ‘Al Abadly terror cell’ – Cabinet vows to maintain Kuwait stability and security

KUWAIT: The Public Prosecutor Dherar Al-Asousi issued a media blackout on news related to Al Abdaly terror cell. The Ministry of Information informed newspapers not to report any information about…

Society praises clamp-down on domestic workers’ offices

KUWAIT: Kuwait Society for Human Rights’ (KSHR) Chairman Khaled Al-Ajmi has lauded inspection, conducted by the Ministry of Interior ’s House-Maids Department, of housekeepers’ employment agencies, which resulted in stripping…

Only 28% bedoons eligible to get Kuwaiti citizenship – DNA testing could disqualify more applications

KUWAIT: The number of stateless residents in Kuwait who could be eligible to receive Kuwaiti citizenship has dropped to around 31,000, after the government earlier said at least 3,000 more…

Amir departs Egypt, heads to Mongolia

CAIRO: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah left Egypt Thursday afternoon after taking part in the new Suez Canal inauguration ceremony. His Highness the Amir headed to…

Cabinet commemorates 25th Iraqi invasion anniversary in weekly meeting – Ministers condemn Palestinian toddler’s death

KUWAIT: The cabinet held its weekly meeting at Seif Palace yesterday under the chairmanship of Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The meeting began…