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Kuwaiti courts yesterday kept two leading activists detained on charges of undermining HH the Amir and premier, a day ahead of a crucial showdown between opposition MPs and the government. The criminal court extended the detention of Obaid Al-Wasmi,
A Kuwaiti writer serving a one-year jail term for allegedly slandering the Prime Minister was rushed to a hospital for heart surgery yesterday, his daughter said. "My father was brought to the (public) Chest Hospital today. He is due to undergo
Several members of the National Assembly yesterday criticized the government for the rapid imprisonment of recently convicted writer Mohammad Abdulqader Al-Jassem, pointing out that it had failed to implement similar rulings issued some years ago.
The opposition Popular Action Bloc (PAB) yesterday said it is likely to include perceived violations in the sale of a controlling stake in Zain telecom in a planned grilling of Finance Minister Mustafa Al-Shamali as the Bloc sent questions on the
Kuwait's criminal court yesterday rejected demands by defence lawyers to release prominent writer Mohammad Abdulqader Al-Jassem who has been behind bars for more than 40 days, his lawyer said. "The court rejected our demands and set the next hearing
The opposition Popular Action Bloc yesterday succeeded in convincing its member MP Khaled Al-Tahous to postpone filing a request to grill the prime minister over pollution at Umm Al-Haiman, but issued a 10-day ultimatum to file the grilling request.
Kuwait's general prosecutor ordered that ailing writer Mohammad Abdulqader Al-Jassem be detained for 21 days on charges of instigating to overthrow the regime, his lawyer and family said yesterday. They said the health condition of the top Kuwaiti
Kuwait's public prosecution yesterday extended the detention of a journalist accused of slandering the prime minister until after the Eid Al-Adha holidays, his family said. In a statement posted on Mohammad Abdulqader Al-Jassem's blog, his family