Panel submits ‘4,000 naturalization’ bill to parliament

KUWAIT: Rapporteur of the parliamentary interior and defense committee MP Nayef Al-Merdas said that a bill on granting citizenship to a maximum...

Profiles of Kuwait’s new Cabinet ministers

KUWAIT: Decreed by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the new Kuwaiti cabinet makeup consists of a total of...

Cabinet approves restructuring program, manpower authority merger

Priority given to appointment of Kuwaitis KUWAIT: The cabinet yesterday approved the merging of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) into the Public Authority...

MPs blast Al-Arabiya for insulting Kuwait

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday strongly lashed out at Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya news channel after they claimed an announcer deliberately slandered and insulted Kuwait. Saudi...

Iranians in Kuwait vote in presidential election

KUWAIT: The Iranian expatriates in Kuwait enthusiastically participated in the election yesterday to deliver their verdict on President Hassan Rouhani at the Iranian embassy...

MPs, activists outraged after bedoon sets himself on fire

Lawmaker to demand special debate on freedoms KUWAIT: Lawmakers and activists yesterday expressed outrage and strongly lashed out at government agencies after a stateless man...

No deal yet on new power tariffs – Panel, govt to meet Amir over...

KUWAIT: The National Assembly's financial and economic affairs committee and the government failed to reach an agreement yesterday on new charges for electricity and...

Efforts to prevent influx of grilling motions at start of parliament term

Education Ministry moves forward with banning soft drinks in schools KUWAIT: Well-informed parliamentary sources stressed that some lawmakers have...

Citizens’ income won’t be hit by subsidy cuts: Amir – Assembly panel wants new...

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah told MPs yesterday that planned government measures to reduce subsidies will not undermine the income of...

Parliament to look into three grilling motions this week

Committee declines to lift MPs' immunity KUWAIT: The National Assembly will go over three grilling motions during its ordinary session tomorrow and Wednesday, two addressing...

Opposition MPs meet ahead of information minister grilling

MPs want vote on amendment to charges law KUWAIT: About 12 opposition MPs held a coordination meeting yesterday ahead of the debate of the grilling...

Kandari to grill finance minister over petrol hike

KUWAIT: MP Faisal Al-Kandari said yesterday he will file a request to grill Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh over the government's decision to hike the...

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