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Lawmakers react to likely Cabinet picks – Focus on Jerusalem

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 10: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim adjourned Sunday the special session for discussing national unity and reconciliation due to lack of quorum and absence of the government. Earlier, members of executive and legislative authorities were invited to a special session on Sunday in accordance with Article 72 …

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‘New govt work mechanism will determine its success or failure’

Government must attend special session on nat’l reconciliation: MP KUWAIT CITY, Dec. 9: The structure and work mechanism of the new government will determine success or failure of its relationship with the legislative authority; hence, the need to learn from past mistakes and there should be changes in the way …

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Jordanian Interpol nab 18th accused in Assembly storming

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: The Jordanian Interpol has arrested Ahmed Farraj Khalifa Al-Khalifa, believed to be the 18th accused in the case of storming the Kuwaiti National Assembly, reports Al-Rai daily. A security source said Al-Khalifa, who was sentenced to seven years imprisonment was picked up while planning to escape …

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APPEALS VERDICT ‘HARSH’ … MP CONFIDENT OF ACQUITTAL

Special session may clear sports law – December deadline looms KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim has asked the government to attend the special session slated for Sunday to discuss the sports draft law in view of the latest developments in the move to lift suspension of …

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New govt likely to be formed Sunday: report

‘Stormers’ contact Amiri Diwan for amnesty KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29, (Agencies): The names of ministers in the new government are expected to be announced next Sunday and they are will most likely take the oath of office before His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad on Monday, reports Al-Anba daily. His …

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No action on MP ‘stormers’ – Ruling awaited

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 28: The National Assembly will not take any action regarding the MPs convicted of storming the legislative building until the Court of Cassation issues its ruling, says Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim. On the parliamentary immunity, Al-Ghanim explained the immunity must be lifted before the indictment, while there …

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MP urges holding regular sessions

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: MP Osama Al- Shaheen has suggested holding the regular session of the National Assembly even without the government, considering a number of legislative and supervisory priorities have been pending for quite some time. Al-Shaheen pointed out there are many vital bills in the agenda of the …

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‘Reappointing unwelcome ministers to stir upheaval’ – MPs protest govt boycott of Parliament

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Several former MPs protested the Government’s boycott of Parliament for nearly one month, affirming the need to continue the political and parliamentary activities, reports Al-Anba daily. At a recent symposium titled (this is not how a country is run) held in the Diwaniya of former spokesperson …

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No justification for delaying formation of new Cabinet: MP

No room for courtesy in forming new govt: Al-Tabtabaei KUWAIT CITY, Nov 14: MP Mohammed Al-Dalal said there is no justification for delaying formation of the new Cabinet, even the supposed need for tranquility in the country. On his Twitter account, Al-Dalal pointed out that crises in the Gulf and …

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New govt expected to attend Parliament session on Dec 12

‘Panel reviewing withdrawal of Kuwaiti citizenship facing dilemma’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: The new government is expected to attend the Parliament session slated for Dec 12, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources affirmed the new government will be in line with the parliamentary majority’s aspirations, so there will be stronger …

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