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Cabinet of Kuwait

Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah Deputy Prime Minister […]

PM presents his new Cabinet

Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has presented his new Cabinet which consists of 15 members. This will be the prime minister’s sixth Cabinet since taking office in 2011 […]

Kuwait holds early general election

A total of 483,186 eligible voters will be voting in an early general election today. The election, which was originally scheduled for June 2017, will elect the 50 elected members […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election has been announced for 26 November 2016. Results will be published here.

Snap election on 26th November

Following the Emir’s dissolution of parliament on Sunday, the Cabinet has set 26th November as the date for fresh parliamentary elections.

National Assembly dissolved and fresh elections called

Yesterday Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah dissolved Kuwait’s National Assembly and called for new elections as the Cabinet resigned. The Kuwait News Agency referred to the decision as being […]

Electricity and Water Minister reappointed

The former Minister of Electricity and Water has been reappointed to his post after he was acquitted by an appeals court of corruption. Ahmad Al-Jassar will return to his post […]

Oil Minister replaced in limited reshuffle

Ali Al-Omair has been moved from his oil portfolio following a dispute with top oil executives. A royal decree issued yesterday named him as the new Minister of Public Works […]

Electricity and Water minister resigns

Ahmad Al Jassar, Kuwait’s Minister of Electricity and Water has resigned his portfolio after he was sentenced to a two year prison term. The minister was sentenced along with 14 […]

Commerce Minister resigns

Abdul Mohsen al-Mudej, Minister of Commerce and Industry has resigned his portfolio two days after he was called to Parliament for questioning. Abdul-Aziz Al-Ibrahim, Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works, Electricity […]

Public Works Minister resigns

Abdul-Aziz Al-Ibrahim, Kuwait’s Minister of Public Works, Electricity and Water has resigned his portfolio. State Minister for Housing Affairs Yaser Aboul has been appointed as acting Minister for the portfolio. […]

Parliament passes next year’s budget

Parliament approved the country’s budget 2014/2015 yesterday with expenditure expected to be KD 23.21 billion (£47.9 billion; $82.18 billion) up from KD 21 billion last year and revenues at KD […]

Education Minister resigns

Ahmad Al Mulaifi the Kuwaiti Minister of Education has resigned his portfolio reportedly after the deaths of two construction workers at the site of a new university. He is the […]

Justice Minister resigns

Prime Minister HH Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Sabah is expected to accept the resignation of Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Dr Nayef Al-Ajmi today after […]