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Ex-MPs acquitted in libel lawsuit

Mangaf flood victim wins comp KUWAIT CITY, July 16: The Court of Cassation upheld the verdict of the First Instance Court which acquitted former MPs Musallam Al-Barrak, Mubarak Al-Wa’laan and Salim Al-Namlan, and political activist Abbas Al-Shaa’bi of offending the King of Jordan. The Public Prosecution had earlier charged the …

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‘Public Prosecution barred from prosecuting two sitting MPs’

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: The Court of Appeal affirmed that the Public Prosecution is barred from prosecuting two sitting MPs, Jamaan Al-Harbash and Nayef Al-Mirdas, until their immunity is lifted by the Parliament. The two lawmakers are among 21 citizens, including former and current parliamentarians accused of repeating the infamous …

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‘MPs must have a role in fostering tolerant culture’ – Almost 4,000 fail to declare assets

KUWAIT CITY, April 3, (Agencies): A Kuwaiti member of Parliament underlined Monday the significant role by lawmakers in the promotion of culture of tolerance and accepting others. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Conference held in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, Walid Al-Tabtabaei called …

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Cabinet forms committee to study the ‘citizenship file’ – MP considers incident at meet an ‘act of racism’

KUWAIT CITY, March 28: Cabinet has formed a committee with membership of advisor at the Amiri Diwan Ali Al- Rashed, former Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Nayef Al-Ajmi, Head of Fatwa and Legislation Department Salah Al-Musaed and a former MP to study the citizenship file, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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O MPs, your bazaars will not solve the citizenship problem

SOME MPs have made the issue of the revocation of citizenship from violators of law as their main priority, with the elections and media image in their minds. They have invested everything in order to horrifically take advantage of people’s situations in an unprecedented manner. They have been flexing their …

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MP road to chaos

VAIN and self-serving MPs are taking the country back to the days of aggravations, after disappointing the aspirations of the people of Kuwait by returning to their disharmonious and malicious interpellation rhetoric. It is evident that those returning from their political boycott have not learnt from the past experience and …

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Ex-MP’s death file to Prosecution for probe

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has referred the investigation file regarding the circumstances surrounding the death of former MP Falah Al-Sawagh to the public prosecution to take legal actions against those responsible for his death. The file proved that medical mistake and negligence were main factors …

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MPs amend Tenders Law

KUWAIT CITY, June 14: The National Assembly approved the proposal to amend the Public Tenders Law in its second deliberation Tuesday. According to the report of the Economic and Financial Affairs Committee, the law was enacted in 1964 and there have been many changes since then; hence, the need to …

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MPs row over Municipality Law

KUWAIT CITY, June 13: The Parliament approved the proposal to amend Kuwait Municipality Law No. 5/2005 in its second deliberation on Monday, including the suggestion of the government on adding new areas through a decree rather than a law. In the explanatory note of the bill, it is stated that …

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MPs express displeasure over some decisions taken by govt – Trend described as product of maladministration

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: Several lawmakers have expressed displeasure over directions and decisions the government is taking, which they said could be detrimental to the interest of citizens — especially the youth. They cited the recent decision of government to suspend the admission of new police cadets into Saad Al-Abdullah …

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