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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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Seriousness tested

SOME have become experts in causing confusion in all steps taken by the government, such that they opened a bazaar for exploiting the emotion of people and invest it to serve personal interests. This is applicable to reactions to the decision to increase fuel prices. The former and current lawmakers …

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All members of govt vote on proposal to amend Elections Law: Al-Zalzalah

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: “Logically, the government will not reject the law prohibiting any citizen proven guilty of offending God, the Prophets (Peace be Upon Them) and HH the Amir from contesting the elections,” says MP Yusuf Al-Zalzalah. While affirming that all members of the government headed by HH the …

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Law does not ‘target’ any group or individual: Omair – 435 teachers referred to for retirement

KUWAIT CITY, June 26: The recently-ratified law prohibiting those who abuse or insult God and HH the Amir from running in the elections does not target any group or individual nor restrain people, says Minister of Public Works and State Minister for National Assembly Affairs Dr Ali Al-Omair. Speaking to …

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Poll bill hit as unconstitutional

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The bill on amending the National Assembly Election Law in order to ban citizens convicted of offending God, the Prophets (Peace be Upon Them) and HH the Amir from contesting the elections is unconstitutional, says the National Democratic Alliance. In a press statement Thursday, the alliance …

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