The government had previously been locked in a standoff with opposition lawmakers who have insisted on questioning Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid Al Sabah in the elected parliament.
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The fire was then brought under full control, the national company announced later in the day.
Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said such steps will contribute to reducing tension in the region and building ties between the Gulf nations
The motion earlier this month to question Sheikh Sabah, premier since late 2019, was supported by more than 30 MPs in the 50-seat assembly.
Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah reappointed Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah as the country’s prime minister and assigned him the task of forming a new government, Kuwait News Agency reported on Sunday
The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale to Kuwait of Apache helicopters and spare parts for the Patriot missile system in two separate deals that could have a value of $4.2 billion, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
Kuwait’s Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Sabah, the eldest son of the late emir, who emerged as an influential reformer in the oil-rich Gulf Kingdom, died on Sunday, the country’s state-run news agency reported. He was 72.
The arrests come as part of the ongoing coordination between Kuwait’s security services and their Egyptian counterparts for the exchange of criminals.
Kuwait and the United States are close allies, bound by a defense agreement that expires in 2022.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, that Kuwait could likely face pressure to normalize its relations with Israel, after the death of its Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.