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MP files to grill PM over rain; govt rushes to pay damages

KUWAIT: Leading opposition lawmaker Shuaib Al-Muwaizri yesterday carried out his threat and filed to grill Prime Minister HH Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah for alleged mismanagement over heavy rainfall and its…

Heads roll over rain deluge; MPs demand minister’s resignation

Roumi decries ‘intolerable’ failures • PM says security forces on alert  KUWAIT: The government acted swiftly yesterday following massive devastation caused by heavy rains that shut many key roads…

Amir address ‘guiding light’ for govt: cabinet

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet held its weekly session at Seif Palace yesterday under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The ministers, during the session…

Election of Assembly legislative panel chief leads to resignations

Controversy continues over membership of Harbash, Tabtabaei KUWAIT: Two opposition members of the National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee resigned from the panel yesterday, barely a few days after their…

National Assembly elects panels for new term

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday elected its permanent committees for the new term and the outcome of the election clearly shows that pro-government MPs continue their control of key panels…

Controversy after National Assembly keeps lawmakers’ membership

Different opinions on if MPs can return home without being arrested KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s vote late on Tuesday has divided constitutional experts, lawmakers and politicians on whether the vote…

Amir issues warning: Don’t turn democracy into a curse

Khorafi grilling fizzles out – Sports law amended – Harbash, Tabtabaei to retain seats KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah yesterday inaugurated the new National Assembly term by…

Prime Minister lauds leadership’s directives to enhance Kuwaiti unity

Govt continues seeking cooperation with National Assembly: Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah praised directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah…

Amir to open new Assembly term; 2 MPs withdraw grilling of premier

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah opens the new term of the National Assembly today amid signs of tensions easing between lawmakers and the government after two…

Prime Minister says to hold officials responsible on corruption cases

Premier committed to tackling corruption: Minister KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah stressed that he would not allow “corruption to exist” in government departments, and…

MP urges govt to tax expats for the ‘air they breathe’

Panel votes to keep membership of jailed MPs KUWAIT: Just back from an International Parliamentary Conference where she was elected as a deputy committee chairman, MP Safa Al-Hashem didn’t waste…

Stacked agenda ahead as Kuwaiti parliament reconvenes tomorrow

Two grilling motions to be debated in opening session KUWAIT: Kuwait’s National Assembly will start its regular session of the 15th legislative term tomorrow, with a pair of ministers set…

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