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About 30 international observers will for the first time be allowed to monitor Kuwait's parliamentary election on February 2, the head of a non-governmental organization said on Monday. Most of the observers will be Arabs from the Arab Network for
Security forces were right to suppress stateless protesters demanding citizenship rights, the Cabinet said yesterday, after recent demonstrations by the so-called bedoons turned violent. The council of ministers expresses its backing and support for
The Interior Ministry yesterday officially disqualified prominent opposition leader and former Islamist MP Faisal Al-Mislem from running in the forthcoming February elections, citing a court ruling. The decision came just one day after the appeals
Indian political analysts are showing keen interest in the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Kuwait, scheduled for Feb 2, and they are of the opinion that the polls would cement the tenets of democracy and constitution in the Gulf nation.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received yesterday, at Seif Palace, Mohammad Al-Busairi who took the constitutional oath before His Highness as the new Minister of Oil and Minister of State for Parliament Affairs. Al-
On the second day of opening the door for registration for election, a total number of 47 candidates registered. This included seven candidates in the first constituency, seven in the second, 10 in the third, 12 in the fourth and 11 in the fifth...
As anticipated, HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah yesterday dissolved the National Assembly for the fourth time in just five-and-a-half years, a week after accepting the government's resignation. An Amiri decree cited the reasons for the
A decision to dissolve parliament in the oil-rich Gulf state of Kuwait is expected to be issued "within hours," opposition lawmaker Hussein Mazyed said early afternoon Tuesday. "Dissolving parliament will help resolve our political crisis. I expect
Sheikh Ahmad Sabah Al-Salem (Son of the Late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah) said "Merging the Crown Prince post with the premiership is the most suitable, and correct solution to avoid political crises, so that Kuwait does not go through a
The people who broke into parliament are being looked at as heroes rather than criminals!...It's not like it's the first time the government has resigned after pressure from MPs and several grilling motions. Why on this occasion are they celebrating