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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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MP Al-Dousari voted into Foreign Affairs panel – Empowered municipalities eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 9: The National Assembly, in its ordinary session on Tuesday, elected MP Nasser Al-Dousari as member of the Foreign Affairs Committee replacing MP Ali Al-Deqbasi. MP Talal Al-Jalal was also elected as member of the Public Utilities Committee in place of MP Mohammed Al-Hadiya. It can be …

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Imprisoned activists announce hunger strike

KUWAIT CITY: Thirteen imprisoned activists in Kuwait have announced they started a hunger strike to protest what they say are the country’s “paradoxical” statements supporting protests in Iran, but barring protests at home. The 13 activists say they began the hunger strike on Sunday. Their published letter of intent, with …

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MPs of blackmail and Cabinets of fear … the base of affliction

IS the boycott of 11 MPs from the recent parliamentary session in which the new Cabinet took the constitutional oath a part of democracy? In fact, isn’t it a violation of the concepts of democracy and an evidence of rejection of the prerogatives of authorities? Not a single new government …

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Some boycott oath-taking – PM to present action plan

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: Landing on clear to reach a new stage of cooperation between the legislative and executive branches is needed in order for national ambitions to be attained, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Tuesday. The government will present to Parliament its action …

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