Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwiat- Court writ to PM said illegal 4 TV shows suspended  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 12/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait city june 4 (kuna): his highness the prime minister's diwan said here on wednesday that the writ it received on monday from the court upon request from sheikh ahmad fahad al- ahmad al-sabah does not have any legal basis nor does it include any legal effect or obligation for his highness the premier. even the ultimatum included in the document for delivering the reports is so strange that it is ungrounded illegal and illogical the diwan said in a statement.

his highness the premier handed all recordings presented by sheikh ahmad fahad al- ahmad al-sabah to the public prosecution on april 17 2014 and the entire case is now under investigation it said recalling that a ban was ordered by the public prosecutor's office on the publication of relevant investigations.

he also appreciates and bears in mind the allegiance he had sworn and the trust he gained from his highness the amir as well as the kuwaiti people's trust in order to preclude any claims of covering up or procrastination in taking legal action against anybody who may try to undermine kuwait's security stability and national unity it added.

in this context his highness the premier urged anyone who has any information documents or evidence pertinent to the tape case or to any other case to present them to the public prosecutor's office immediately in line with the penal code the diwan pointed out.

the ministry of information has decided to ask the public prosecutor to order a number of private sector tv stations to suspend some of their programs for four days beginning wednesday said a ministry statement. the suspension order is in keeping with an existing law no. 61 for 2007 regarding government overseeing of the media said the statement.

the tv programs in question have been suspended because they dealt with information having to do with case no. 1241 for 2013 which is being looked into by the public prosecutor the latter having ordered all media to refrain from discussing this case.

a number of newspapers have been referred to the public prosecutor because they violated the prosecutor's gag order regarding this case. the case no. 1241 for 2013 is currently in the hands of the public prosecutor pending its ultimate resolution said the statement. the statement urged all media to abide by ministry instructions without fail and anyone who did not would be accountable before a court of law.


 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 25 2014 - Qatar's inflation rate to hit 5.5 percentMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar's inflation rate in 2014 is expected to touch 5.5 percent due to steady rise in housing rentals, according to the finding of a research conducted by Standard Chartered, The Peninsula ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Flydubai launches two flights to TanzaniaMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based flydubai's inaugural flights to Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar touched down in Tanzania. The new routes further underline flydubai's rapid expansion in Africa, which has seen the ...

 Oct 25 2014 - UAE air cargo to grow 4.1 percent in 5 yearsMENAFN
(MENAFN) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 shows that international freight volumes are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Qatar- QSL: El Jaish face Al Gharafa todayThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Third-placed El Jaish will seek to narrow the gap between them and two higher placed rivals - Lekhwiya and Al Sadd € when they take on Al Gharafa in the ninth round match of ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Somalia- Mogadishu port on development pathThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Camels are prepared for export at the loading dock at the seaport in Mogadishu. The Somali government's grand vision for Mogadishu port under its new Turkish managers sees ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Saudi Shias protest death sentencesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) More than 100 people protested in eastern Saudi Arabia yesterday to oppose death sentences against a Shia religious leader and seven others convicted after earlier ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Palestine defies US, issues statehood ultimatumThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Palestine's chief peace negotiator has laid out in the clearest terms yet plans to establish an independent Palestinian state within three years, even if it means ignoring ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Police kill six militants ahead of key Tunisian pollThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Tunisian police killed six suspected militants, five of them women, in a raid on a suburban house yesterday after a 28-hour standoff, fanning tensions ahead of a landmark ...

 Oct 25 2014 - US looking into possible chlorine gas attack in Iraq: KerryThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The United States is looking into reports that Islamic State fighters used chlorine gas against Iraqi security forces, US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday.Kerry, ...

 Oct 25 2014 - Qatar- Ooredoo marathon offers QR1m prizesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Registration for Ooredoo Doha Marathon 2015 is open, as the company begins preparations to ensure its biggest event yet on January 9.It will provide an opportunity to meet ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help