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Kuwait News

Kuwait leaders huddle ahead of opposition rally

- Kuwait's emir consulted with his crown prince and prime minister after four nights of clashes over the arrest of a prominent opposition leader ahead of a mass rally later Sunday.
In the Media by AFP

Kuwait police fire teargas to break up opposition demo

- Kuwaiti police fired teargas and stun grenades to disperse an opposition rally demanding the release of prominent dissident Mussallam al-Barrak, activists said on Thursday.
In the Media by AFP

U.S. official: Kuwaiti minister helped fund Syrian jihadists

Kuwait - A prominent Kuwaiti politician has resigned after being criticized by US official David Cohen for promoting the funding of jihadists in Syria. However, he is ostensibly resigning for health reasons.
In the Media by Ken Hanly - 2 comments

Kuwait is the main financier of Syrian terrorist extremists

According to officials in the Obama administration, the tiny oil sheikhdom of Kuwait is the leading financier of al-Qaeda affiliated militants fighting in Syria.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 2 comments

Kuwait signs $12 bn oil contracts, tenders others

Al Kuwait - The Kuwait National Petroleum Company on Sunday signed contracts worth $12 billion (nine billion euros) with three international consortia to upgrade two refineries and invited bids to build a new multi-billion-dollar refinery.
In the Media by AFP

Oil price 'fair' despite geopolitical factors: Kuwait

Al Kuwait - Kuwaiti Oil Minister Ali al-Omair said Monday that current oil prices are "fair" despite strong geopolitical factors impacting the region.OPEC member Kuwait is the world's fourth-largest oil exporter, pumping around 3.
In the Media by AFP

Syrian conflict takes centre stage at Arab summit

Al Kuwait - The Syrian conflict takes centre stage at an Arab summit starting Tuesday in Kuwait, where a regional rift over Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has been kept off the agenda.The dispute which broke out in the runup to the summit pits Qatar against Egypt, Sau...
In the Media by AFP

Kuwait Airways buys 25 Airbuses, first purchase in 20 years

Al Kuwait - Loss-making state-owned Kuwait Airways Co signed contracts with Airbus Wednesday to buy 25 planes, its first order for new aircraft in more than 20 years, the official KUNA news agency reported.Under the deals, KAC will buy 15 A320neo and 10 A350-900 a...
In the Media by AFP

Shell to sell Australian energy interests

London - Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell announced on Monday the sale of stakes in Australian natural gas assets for more than one billion US dollars to a Kuwaiti state company.Shell said it had agreed to sell its 8.
In the Media by AFP

Eurofighter in lead to sell 28 planes to Kuwait

Paris - The European Eurofighter consortium has signed a draft agreement to sell 28 of its fighter planes to Kuwait, online French newspaper La Tribune reported on Thursday.
In the Media by AFP

Kuwait Constitutional Court dissolves parliament orders elections

Kuwait - The Kuwait Constitutional Court has dissolved the Kuwaiti parliament and ordered new elections. At the same time the court rejected a case launched by the opposition challenging the ruling Emir's change in the electoral system.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Kuwaiti woman receives 11-years for tweets insulting Emir

A Kuwait woman has been sentenced to 11 years in jail for insulting her sheikdom's emir and calling for regime change on Twitter.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 4 comments

Kuwait opposition attacked with tear gas by police

Police in Kuwait have fired tear gas in order to disperse thousands of people protesting against the conviction of a prominent opposition politician who was arrested for insulting the country's emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah.
In the Media by Paul Iddon

Second Twitter user in Kuwait jailed for insulting leaders

A Kuwait court sentenced to two years of prison an online journalist for posting insults about the Kuwait government and the emir Sheikh Sabah on Twitter.
In the Media by Raluca Besliu

Kuwait's 7-month surplus is $52.2 billion

Kuwait - While many countries face budget deficits, Kuwait has over a $50 billion surplus for just seven months of the year. Kuwait had actually projected a $26 billion dollar deficit for 2012-2013 fiscal year which began on April 1.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Cobra discovered on a plane forces emergency landing

A flight was forced to make an emergency landing this week after an Egyptian cobra was discovered aboard the plane. The snake had bitten one person before it escaped in the cabin.
In the Media by Leigh Goessl - 4 comments

Kuwaiti election boycotted by much of the opposition

Kuwait - In Kuwait's parliamentary election the Shia minority made gains, mostly because the Sunni-dominated opposition called for a boycott of the elections.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Bradley Manning pre-trial hearing, on torture and mistreatment

While the deal has not yet been accepted, a military judge has approved the verbiage of Private First Class Bradley Manning's appeal, where he would plead guilty to some charges of sharing sensitive information to the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Kuwait opposition to boycott elections

Kuwait - The ruling emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah, has done exactly what the opposition feared he would do, change the election laws. In response, opposition groups have said they would boycott the elections that have been called for December 1.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Five arrested at large Kuwait anti-government demonstration

Kuwait - At least five people were arrested at an anti-government protest including the son of a prominent member of the opposition. Several people were hurt. At least 5,000 were at the demonstration.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Op-Ed: Kuwait's ruler dissolves National Assembly

Kuwait - Emir Sheik Al-Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait, issuued a decree dissolving the 2009 National Assembly for the second time in less than four months. The assembly was dissolved in December 2011, after protests and allegations of corruption against some members.
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Op-Ed: Kuwait Petroleum seeks $4 billion deal with Athabasca

Edmonton - Kuwait's state owned oil fund is seeking a joint venture with Athabasca oil in the oil sands. The deal will be for about $4 billion and is expected to be finalized by October
In the Media by Ken Hanly

Wrong anthem played for Kazakhstan’s shooting team — Borat parody

Anyone who has seen the movie Borat, might remember his parody version of the Kazakhstan national anthem. Well the Kazakhstan shooting team was rather taken by surprise when it played for them in Kuwait.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 4 comments

Man decapitated by elevator

Kuwait - An Indian construction worker was decapitated by an elevator whilst working on a new build site in Kuwait, at the weekend.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas

Political crisis prompts Kuwaiti cabinet resignations

Kuwait - The Kuwaiti government is in the midst of dissolving with the resignation of all the cabinet members. The Prime Minister is under suspicion of fraud.
In the Media by Gar Swaffar

Maid beheaded bride-to-be as revenge for mistreatment

Kuwait - The Ethiopian maid who severed the head of her employer with an axe on Thursday, has admitted responsibility for the crime. She says the murder was deliberately planned as revenge for the mistreatment she had suffered in the Kuwaiti home.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 3 comments

Maid chops off head of bride-to-be with axe

On Tuesday an Ethiopian housemaid died after her Kuwaiti employer beat her for a week. In a completely separate event on Thursday, an Ethiopian housemaid murdered her young Kuwaiti employer who was due to be a bride the next day.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas - 4 comments

Abul Nasser, arrested for criticizing Arab Royals on Twitter

Kuwait - Abul Nasser is due to hear the Kuwaiti court verdict on Sept. 27, over charges that have resulted in his prison detention since June. Abul was charged with crimes against state security for criticizing the Arab monarchs of Bahrain and Saudi, via Twitter.
In the Media by Katerina Nikolas

PH Azkals road to World Cup ends with loss to Kuwait's Al Azraq

The Philippine's Azkals' quest to qualify for the 2014 World Cup has ended with the second leg loss to the mighty Kuwait's Al Azraq at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila Thursday night.
In the Media by Leo Reyes

Kuwait PM bodyguard denied access to Chilean Presidential palace

Santiago - The head of security of Kuwaiti Prime Minister, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Mohammed Al-Sabah, was expelled from the Chilean Government House because he refused to surrender his gun to official palace security personnel.
In the Media by Igor I. Solar
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Kuwaiti security forces arrive at the scene as tires are burning during a demonstration of supporter...
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Kuwaiti security forces arrive at the scene as tires are burning during a demonstration of supporters of Kuwaiti opposition leader and former MP Mussallam al-Barrak on July 6, 2014
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Palin visits soldiers of the Alaska National Guard, in Kuwait, July 24, 2007.
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Supporters of Kuwaiti opposition leader and former parliament member Mussallam al-Barrak (portrait) demonstrate on July 2, 2014 in Kuwait City
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