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...

Iran launches charm offensive in wary; Zarif briefs Kuwait on nuke deal – Tehran’s...

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...

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...

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...

Govt to discuss fuel price hike – Salafists rally behind under-fire Omair

KUWAIT: The Cabinet will discuss within the next two months a study to increase fuel prices, which has been completed by KPC and a...

MP lauds sending board members to anticorruption authority

KUWAIT: MP Yousuf Al-Zalzalah said sending some board members of Kuwait Aviation Services Company (KASCO) to the Public Anti-Corruption Authority by the communications minister...

MPs to probe KIA London office

KUWAIT: Lawmakers scrutinizing the country’s sovereign wealth fund departed to Britain yesterday to check the activities of its London bureau, the National Assembly said...

MP Enezi plans to grill Subaih – IS case hearing set for July 30

KUWAIT: MP Mohammed Al-Enezi announced his intention to grill Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih in the next parliamentary term, saying that...

Government bid to extend detention period slammed – MP criticizes oil minister over statements

KUWAIT: Opposition groups and a liberal lawmaker yesterday strongly rejected attempts by the government to amend the penal code in order to extend detention...

Zour refinery budget upped as most bids top estimates – Dashti still under fire...

KUWAIT: Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair said yesterday that the Supreme Petroleum Council, the country’s highest oil decisionmaking body, has approved a request to raise...

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