MP criticizes govt for not condemning citizen’s murder

KUWAIT: MP Mohammad Hayef strongly criticized the government's attitude towards the assassination of Kuwaiti businessman Mohammad Al-Shalahi in Turkey, noting that neither the foreign...

Govt won’t ask to postpone grilling motions

KUWAIT: The government has decided to attend today's session to discuss parliamentary grilling motions without asking to postpone them, which means that the session...

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...

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...

Efforts continue in bid to lift freeze on sports

MP to demand probe in deportation of opposition activist KUWAIT: Two key developments happened yesterday in continued efforts to secure a temporary lifting of international...

34 candidates battle for one seat in by-election – 10 MPs sign motion to...

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry has finalized preparations for the by-elections to take place tomorrow to elect one lawmaker to replace late MP Nabil Al-Fadhl...

MPs approve seven new budgets for authorities – Assembly to hold daily sessions next...

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday approved the budgets and final accounts for seven new government bodies after strong criticism by MPs especially against the...

Cabinet emphasizes GCC security, condemns Al-Aqsa Mosque raid – Acting premier briefs ministers on...

KUWAIT: The Cabinet yesterday lauded efforts by Bahrain which led to thwarting an attempt to smuggle weapons and explosions into the Kingdom targeting its...

Govt challenges verdict against petrol price hike – Wednesday’s meeting crucial to resolve crisis:...

KUWAIT: The government yesterday submitted an appeal against the administrative court verdict which ruled that the increase in petrol prices was "unlawful" due to...

No free privileges for ministers, officials

KUWAIT: The Cabinet recently reviewed recommendations made by Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh with the aim of reducing expenditure in the...

Intra-Yemeni talks provides an historic chance for peace

KUWAIT: The Yemeni stakeholders are poised for reaping the fruits of the direct UN-facilitated peace talks which started here a fortnight ago under auspices...

Pensions, petrol price, nationality atop agenda of new legislative term

KUWAIT: The second legislative term of the National Assembly opens today, with draft laws on pensions, petrol prices and nationality being on top of...

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