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Claims against Parliament simply baseless – Speaker

GENEVA, March 24, (KUNA): The parliamentary delegation have “easily” refuted allegations and complaints by a current and former Kuwaiti MPs, said Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim. The hearing committee at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) was presented with a detailed and constitutionally-adequate demonstration by the parliamentary caucus members to refute …

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Stormers case delayed, travel ban decision shifted to Mar 11

KUWAIT CITY, March 4: The Court of Cassation, presided over by Judge Saleh Al-Muwaished, postponed the session on the National Assembly storming case until March 11, 2018 to take a decision on the travel ban imposed on the convicts and ask the Public Prosecution about the body which imposed the …

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Committee chair welcomes MPs ‘back’ to Parliament

Some deputies said to be under pressure to grill Al-Sabeeh KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: Parliamentary Human Rights Committee Chairman MP Adel Al-Damkhi welcomed MPs Waleed Al-Tabtabaei and Jaman Al-Harbash back to the National Assembly. Al-Tabtabaei and Al-Harbash were among those sentenced to jail for storming the Parliament building. The accused …

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Stormers bailed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18, (AP): A judge in Kuwait has ordered dozens of politicians, activists and others imprisoned over protesters storming Parliament in 2011 to be freed on bail pending their appeal before the country’s highest court. The order Sunday by Court of Cassation Judge Saleh Al- Muraished frees 44 …

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‘Stormer’ held at airport

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: The security authorities at the Kuwait International Airport have arrested MP Mohammad Al-Mutair, who had been sentenced in absentia to one-year in prison for storming the National Assembly, reports Al-Shahed daily. Al-Mutair was taken into custody after he arrived at the Kuwait International Airport from Istanbul, …

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Stormers appeal hearing today

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: The Court of Cassation will hear appeals (Sunday, Feb 18, 2018) filed by the convicts in the case of storming the National Assembly, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the law, those whose sentences have been upheld by the Court of Appeals but are still at large, …

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Cassation court rejects bail for ‘stormers’; appeal Feb 18

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: In the latest development concerning the storming of the National Assembly premises case, and a day after Consultant Ahmad Al-Ajeel withdrew from hearing of the case due to legal constraint, the Court of Cassation Monday dismissed bail application of the accused persons during a session at …

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‘Stormers’ case with top judge – Petitions on hold

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The office of the Special Public Prosecutor recently completed its legal opinion concerning the case famously known as “storming of the parliament”, and referred it to the Head of the Court of Cassation Judge Ahmad Al-Ajeel who will set up a date for consultations on the …

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36 ‘stormers’ yet to surrender as date to challenge verdict nears

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: With the 60-day deadline of Sunday, Jan 28, 2018, is fast approaching to challenge the verdict of the Court of Appeals in the case of ‘Storming the National Assembly’ 36 people have yet to surrender to the Sentences Enforcement Department, reports Al- Qabas daily. According to …

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LAWMAKERS SEEK 30-DAY PANEL RUSH ON KEY LEGISLATION

Assembly wrestles with MP jailings – Amendment of Municipality Law approved KUWAIT CITY, Jan 10: The National Assembly, in its regular session Wednesday, approved the request of MPs for the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee to expedite completion of reports — not later than 30 days — on two bills, one …

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