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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…

Invasion ordeal manifested Kuwaitis’ unity: Ghanem

KUWAIT: The ordeal of the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait in 1990 offered several lessons that reflected the cohesion and unity of the Kuwaiti people, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-…

Interpellation is MP’s ‘constitutional right’

KUWAIT: Interpellation is an MP’s constitutional right and any criticism that would contribute in reform is welcomed, Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Planning…

Eight Dasma co-op board members resign, cite financial woes

KUWAIT: Eight members of Dasma cooperative board of directors submitted their resignation, only two months after being elected due to its deteriorating financial situation. Chairman of the Board Essam Al-Ali…

Speaker, Interior Minister condemn Bahrain’s blast

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem has cabled his Bahraini counterpart Ahmad Bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla and Shura Council Chairman Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh expressing condolences on death of citizens…

Cabinet emphasizes GCC security, condemns Al-Aqsa Mosque raid – Acting premier briefs ministers on talks with Iranian FM

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday lauded efforts by Bahrain which led to thwarting an attempt to smuggle weapons and explosions into the Kingdom targeting its security and stability. During its weekly…

Relative of hijacked plane martyrs sues MP Dashti

KUWAIT: MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji and lawyer Duwaim Al-Muwaizri yesterday filed a case against MP Abdulhameed Dashti related to his recent visit to the family of Emad Mughniya. Turaiji and Muwaizri,…

Subsidies rationalization study to be concluded by September – ‘Rationalizing, not lifting, gas subsidies’

KUWAIT: The Finance Ministry’s Undersecretary Khalifa Hamadah stressed that concerned bodies were currently conducting a study on rationalizing all types of subsidies, predicting that a related decision would take effect…

Iran launches charm offensive in wary; Zarif briefs Kuwait on nuke deal – Tehran’s policies won’t change

KUWAIT: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in his first foreign trip after the landmark nuclear accord, urged Tehran’s Gulf Arab neighbors to cooperate to fight against terrorism, but stressed…

Kandari opens probe in KAC porn star scandal

KUWAIT: Minister of Communications Essa Al- Kandari has ordered an immediate investigation into a report that a Kuwait Airways pilot invited an ex-porn star into the cockpit of a Kuwait…

Zalzalah warns to grill FM over health office probe

KUWAIT: MP Yousif Al-Zalzalah stressed his readiness to use all constitutional tools to grill First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah concerning the foreign ministry’s…