Housing, education, traffic top voters’ list of concerns

Return Kuwait as 'Pearl of the Gulf' KUWAIT: "What do citizens want from the coming parliament?" With this question in mind, Kuwait Times interviewed a...

71 candidates register on first day

KUWAIT: A total of 71 candidates registered to run for parliamentary elections yesterday. The third constituency saw the largest number of candidates in the...

Kuwaitis must bring original citizenship card to cast ballot

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti voters who visit polling stations tomorrow to vote in the 2016 parliamentary elections are requested to bring their original citizenship cards to...

Kuwait’s first assembly: step towards democracy

KUWAIT: Amid a palpable democratic atmosphere with parliamentary elections less than a month away on November 26, Kuwait's National Assembly has been the nation's...

Kuwaiti women judges to oversee polls for first time

KUWAIT: For the first time in the country's history, Kuwaiti women will be among judicial authorities overseeing a national election in Kuwait. Since 2015,...

Tsunami of change dumps old guard by the wayside

Amir congratulates winners; Big names fade, small tribes shine KUWAIT: The 2016 National Assembly elections sprang a number of major surprises that included the failure...

Candidate wants to help young businessmen start own businesses

KUWAIT: Ali Al-Sayegh is a first-time candidate for the upcoming parliamentary elections, running from the third constituency. He told Kuwait Times the idea to...

Kuwait’s Snap Polls 2016: What you need to know

Kuwait operates under a unicameral legal system with an executive and legislative branch. The legislature, the Majlis Al-Ommah (National Assembly) was established in 1962...

Main opposition group won’t field candidates

KUWAIT: The main nationalist opposition group yesterday reiterated that it will not end its boycott of the National Assembly elections. Former MP and leading...

Candidates make youth violence issue a priority

KUWAIT: Over the past decade, youth antisocial and violent behavior has become a great national concern and a top political policy issue that has...

Lawyers Association praises elections

KUWAIT: Commenting on the results of the parliamentary elections, the Kuwait Lawyers Association's Chairman Nasser Al-Karyoun hailed all the efforts exerted to make the...

Unlawful consultations will be stamped out: Interior Minister

36 more candidates join race KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) will use the full force of law to quell any forms of 'illegal consultations'...

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