Health minister handily defeats grilling motion – Grillers fail to muster 10 votes for...

KUWAIT: Health Minister Ali Al-Obaidi successfully rebutted a slew of allegations against the ministry and defeated an attempt by the interpellators to collect the...

Parliament, government join efforts to study subsidies

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday agreed that its bureau will form a team to join several government ministers to study together state subsidies and...

Health minister ready for quiz

KUWAIT: Health Minister Ali Al-Obaidi said yesterday he is ready to face a questioning filed by two lawmakers over alleged financial and administrative violations...

Sheikh Sabah Khaled meets Iraqi FM on regional issues

KUWAIT: Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah received yesterday Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Ja'fari, now on a visit to...

Kuwait MP demands list of large-scale sponsors – Turaiji criticizes new decree for oil...

KUWAIT: MP Mohammad Tana yesterday demanded that Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh provide him with a list of names of companies...

Assembly panel debates revised anti-graft law

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s legal and legislative affairs committee discussed yesterday a new law for the establishment of the Anti-Corruption Authority after its law...

Lawmakers adamant in ‘protecting citizens rights’ against subsidy rationalization – MPs reject closed-door session...

KUWAIT: MP Talal Al-Jallal reiterated his demands against overburdening citizens or deprive them of rights mentioned in the Kuwaiti constitution. "The government must put...

Kuwait recalls envoy as Saudi-Iran crisis widens; Iranian ambassador summoned – MPs demand...

RIYADH: The diplomatic crisis surrounding Saudi Arabia and Iran widened yesterday as Kuwait recalled its ambassador to Tehran and Bahrain severed air links in...

Kuwait recalls envoy from Iran over Saudi row

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait today became the latest Gulf Arab state to recall its ambassador from Iran to protest attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions in...

Assembly to meet to discuss turmoil

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday he plans to convene the Assembly in an emergency and closed session to debate regional turmoil...

MPs wary over subsidies’ rationalization plans – ‘Wrong to target citizens’ pockets when oil...

KUWAIT: Chairman of the parliament's financial affairs committee MP Faisal Al-Shaye said that he supports stopping all 'wasteful official spending' including subsidies, provided it...

Lawmakers praise executions in Saudi Arabia

KUWAIT: Two Islamist lawmakers yesterday praised Saudi Arabia’s execution of 47 suspects on terrorism charges. MP Ahmad Mutaee’ Al-Azmi strongly praised Riyadh’s role in...

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