World Bulletin / News Desk
The bill was approved by 44-5 votes with one abstention, according to the official KUNA news agency.
Last April, Kuwait’s Chief of the General Staff allowed stateless people, known as Bedoon, to join the Gulf country’s ground and air forces.
At the time, Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammed al-Khalid al-Sabah said only stateless people whose fathers had served in the army will be allowed to join the armed forces.
There are around 96,000 stateless people in Kuwait, according to official estimates.
The stateless people do not have citizenship and are considered illegal immigrants in the Gulf state.
President Donald Trump repeated his call, meanwhile, for arming some of America's teachers and claimed the controversial proposal was increasingly drawing support.
Clashes oppose Israeli forces and local residents in Dehisha camp
Economic penalties aimed at curbing Pyongyang's sanctions-evasions practices that facilitate coal, fuel transports
Will of Turkish Cypriot people must be included in gas drilling process in the Mediterranean, says Turkish Cypriot premier
Embassy opening will coincide with Israel's 70th anniversary, State Department spokesperson says
Russia stalls a vote on a ceasefire allowing humanitarian access in Syria, US envoy to UN says
Canadian foreign minister says targeting civilians is violation of international humanitarian law
Heather Nauert reiterates Turkish military operation in Afrin would cause a "distraction"
International law continues to view West Bank and East Jerusalem as 'occupied territories'
Hamas blasts Palestinian president's calls to resume talks with Israeli occupiers
Some say transport union leader Hugo Moyano is promoting the strike in a bid to avoid probe
Video stating Florida school shooting survivor is an actor becomes top trending video on site before it is removed
Coalition of opposition parties say elections called by government do not offer them any guarantees
Twelve Palestinian lawmakers remain in Israeli custody
Israeli army frequently carries out wide-ranging arrest campaigns in the West Bank