Opposition activist detained over tweets insulting Amir – Experts review emergency session –...

KUWAIT: The public prosecution yesterday ordered opposition activist Sara Al-Derees detained until today pending further interrogations over allegations that she wrote comments on Twitter...

Parliament Speaker hails security forces for foiling terror plot

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem yesterday lauded the security forces, namely Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Sabah, for...

Info Minister presents sports revamp strategy – Cabinet OKs senior officials’ appointment

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah yesterday presented a report to the Cabinet...

Al-Subaih refutes claims as Ashour blasts Social Affairs – Govt urged to refer ‘public...

KUWAIT: The National Assembly asked the government yesterday to refer all 'public funds waste' incidents committed by cooperative societies to the Public Prosecution. In...

Speaker, Interior Minister condemn Bahrain’s blast

KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem has cabled his Bahraini counterpart Ahmad Bin Ibrahim Al-Mulla and Shura Council Chairman Ali Bin Saleh Al-Saleh...

Assembly to debate power rates, grilling

KUWAIT: The National Assembly is scheduled to discuss a draft law stipulating to increase electricity charges for the first time in 50 years but...

Govt vows to resolve sports crisis

KUWAIT: The government pledged yesterday to resolve the years-old sport crisis that led to international sanctions and vowed it will cooperate with the National...

Lawmaker proposes bill to consider IS terrorist group – Ruwaei withdraws resignation; MP calls...

KUWAIT: MP Saleh Ashour yesterday submitted a draft law calling to consider the so-called Islamic State, a jihadist group fighting in Iraq and Syria,...

Nod to oil price hike in KPC budget, NATO deal

KUWAIT:  In the quiet session, the Assembly agreed with an overwhelming majority to raise the oil price index in Kuwait Petroleum Corp's (KPC) budget...

MPs threaten to grill ministers over petrol hike

KUWAIT: A number of MPs have vowed to grill ministers over the government's decision to hike petrol prices without compensating Kuwaiti citizens or taking...

Kuwait’s opposition ‘needs unity’ after poll comeback

Radical Salafists and their supporters won 5 seats KUWAIT: Kuwait's Islamist-dominated opposition made a strong showing in the Gulf state's parliamentary elections, but analysts say...

Human trafficking should be dealt with through national strategy: Minister

KUWAIT: Human trafficking and migrants smuggling in all of its manifestations should be dealt with through setting up a national strategy, Minister of Justice...

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