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Municipality sets campaign terms as election process gaining steam – Each nominee will be allowed to use 2 buildings for campaigning

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21, (KUNA): Public Relations Department of Kuwait Municipality has mobilized its personnel and resources for facilitating the forthcoming parliamentary elections slated for Nov 26. The department said in a statement on Friday it would provide permits to each nominee to use two buildings as sites for electoral …

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FORMER MP SEES 30 TO 40 PERCENT CHANGE IN ASSEMBLY – Two ’13 boycotters among 61 to sign

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Sixty one parliamentary hopefuls, including four women, filed their candidacies for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the second day of the registration period increasing the total number of candidates to 132. Among those who registered Thursday were two members of the opposition — Ali Al-Daqbasi …

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Leave suspended – Gearing for polls

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 20: Assistant Undersecretary for Operations at Ministry of Interior Major General Jamal Al-Sayegh has issued a circular to suspend all types of leaves from Oct 18 until further notice, reports Al-Anba daily. The circular was issued based on directives from the Undersecretary of the ministry Lieutenant General …

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INTERIOR WARNS ON PRIMARIES … ASSURES ON SAFETY – Royal among 71 to sign for poll run

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: A member of Kuwait’s ruling family announced Wednesday his candidacy for next month’s parliamentary election, a rare move in the country where royals normally stay away from polls. Sheikh Malek Humoud Al-Sabah was among 71 hopefuls who filed to stand for election on the first day …

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MoE holds meetings with MoI to prepare schools as voting centers – ‘Assembly to settle obligations of Parliament’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 19: Offi cials from Ministry of Education have been holding meetings with their counterparts from Ministry of Interior and other concerned ministries to prepare about 100 schools across all six educational areas as voting centers for the upcoming elections which are scheduled to be held on Nov …

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Imams told to avoid pulpits for poll purposes

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: The Mosques Affairs Department of Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has given strict instructions to all Imams and preachers regarding the need to avoid using mosque pulpits for election purposes in the coming phase, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to informed sources, the ministry has warned …

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Poll registration dates set

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 18: The Interior Ministry has announced that the registration period for those planning to contest the 2016 National Assembly elections will be from Oct 19-28, 2016. In a press statement Tuesday, the Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Interior Ministry affirmed the period for filing …

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THREE MINISTERS QUIT TO RUN … FORMER FEMALE MP SAFA AL-HASHEM TO CONTEST – Assembly poll set for November 26

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17: The Cabinet, in its weekly meeting Monday, approved the decree to hold the National Assembly elections on Nov 26, 2016. The decree will be forwarded to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for approval. The Cabinet then called on all eligible voters …

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Political landscape to change by end of term – ‘Fuel’ to fire

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 15: Lawmakers expect changes in the political scene by the end of the legislative term due to the alleged uncooperative attitude of the government in taking decisions, citing as an example the fuel price hike. They also asked the government to implement all the laws ratified by …

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Assembly election likely in first half ’17 – Change seen

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23: The next parliamentary elections will most likely be held within the first half of 2017, not during summer or the holy month of Ramadan as speculated earlier. According to a reliable parliamentary source, the next Parliament is expected to make a difference in the political life …

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