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Yemen foes to resume face-to-face peace talks

Kuwait City - Yemen's warring parties are to resume face-to-face peace talks on Wednesday after a three-day break triggered by a walkout by the government delegation, the United Nations said.

Yemen govt temporarily suspends talks with rebels

Kuwait City - Yemen's government temporarily suspended Sunday its participation in talks with Iran-backed rebels in protest at their takeover of a military base and continued ceasefire violations, officials said.

Yemen foes begin direct peace talks in bid to end conflict: UN

Kuwait City - Yemen's warring parties began face-to-face peace talks on Saturday on "key issues" in a bid to end the conflict in the impoverished Arab country, the United Nations said."All delegations are present.

Differences persist as Yemen peace talks enter 4th day

Kuwait City - UN-brokered Yemeni peace talks in Kuwait entered a fourth day Sunday with government and Shiite Huthi rebel delegations still far from reaching an agreement to end 13 months of war.

Third day of Yemen peace talks winds up without progress

Kuwait City - A third day of UN-brokered peace negotiations in Kuwait between the Yemeni government and rebels wound up Saturday without progress, sources close to the talks said.

UN envoy hails Yemen peace talks in Kuwait

Kuwait City - The UN envoy hailed a "constructive" first full day of Yemen peace talks Friday but called for a halt to air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition and missile fire by Iran-backed rebels.

Hard-won Yemen peace talks open with call for compromise

Kuwait City - UN-brokered peace talks to end 13 months of armed conflict in Yemen opened Thursday in Kuwait with a call for compromise between the rebel and government delegations from the impoverished state.

Yemen rebels arrive in Kuwait for delayed peace talks

Kuwait City - UN-brokered peace talks on Yemen's war were set to finally set to kick off Thursday as a rebel delegation arrived at the crucial negotiations in Kuwait after three days of delay.

Kuwait says some oil output restored as strike enters day three

Kuwait City - A strike by oil workers that has slashed Kuwait's output entered its third day on Tuesday but the state oil firm said it had managed to restore some affected production. Kuwait Petroleum Corp.

New round of Yemen peace talks to open in Kuwait

Kuwait City - Yemeni rivals gather in Kuwait on Monday for UN-brokered peace talks, with parties involved cautiously optimistic despite multiple violations of a one-week-old ceasefire.

Kuwait oil workers' strike sees output plunge

Kuwait City - Thousands of Kuwait's oil workers began an open-ended strike on Sunday to protest plans to cut their wages, action which saw the emirate's crude production plunge.A spokesman for the Kuwait Oil Co.

Kuwait sends national guard to oil units after strike call: Report

Kuwait City - Kuwait is deploying national guard units to run and protect some oil facilities after workers announced a major strike for this weekend, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

FacePalm Friday: Twerking drunk kicks cop, knocks him out

A man in Kuwait is in some deep trouble after he decided to twerk on top of a car and knock out a cop with a roundhouse kick.

Kuwait sentences two to death for 'spying for Iran'

Kuwait City - Kuwait on Tuesday sentenced two defendants to death, including an Iranian being tried in absentia, after they were convicted of "spying for Iran" and plotting attacks in the Gulf country.

Last Kuwaiti Guantanamo inmate returns home

Kuwait City - The last Kuwaiti prisoner in the US Guantanamo Bay prison returned home Saturday to a family reception after 14 years of detention, the head of a detainee group said.

1,500 pedophiles busted by FBI hacking the Dark Web

In perhaps the largest pedophile sting in history, the FBI hacked the Dark Web server to infiltrate and investigate 1,500 pedophiles using the secret website named the Playpen.

Kuwait to send troops to Saudi for Yemen war: Report

Kuwait City - Kuwait has decided to send ground forces to take part in the war on Yemen's Iran-backed Huthi rebels, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.

Kuwait court sentences 7 to death for Shiite mosque bombing

Kuwait City - A Kuwaiti court sentenced seven men to death on Tuesday, five of them in absentia, for their roles in a deadly Shiite mosque bombing claimed by the Islamic State group.

Kuwait charges 24 'linked to Iran' with plotting attacks

Kuwait City - Kuwait on Tuesday charged 24 people suspected of links to Iran and Shiite militia group Hezbollah with plotting attacks against the Gulf state, a statement by the public prosecutor said.

Kuwait mosque attack suspect admits being in IS

Kuwait City - The main suspect in a deadly attack on a Kuwaiti Shiite mosque in June confessed in court on Tuesday to being in the jihadist Islamic State group.
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