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Kuwait slaps blogger Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh who insulted Saudi Arabia with ten-year sentence

January 26, 2018 10:59 am
Kuwait slaps blogger Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh who insulted Saudi Arabia with ten-year sentence

Kuwaiti blogger and activist Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh Kuwait’s Criminal Court has sentenced Kuwaiti blogger and activist Abdullah Mohammed al-Saleh to ten years in prison for allegedly insulting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in the wake of the the ongoing Saudi-led diplomatic and trade boycott against energy-rich Persian Gulf […]

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Jailed activists in Kuwait announce formation of new political party

January 3, 2018 11:42 pm
Jailed activists in Kuwait announce formation of new political party

The photo taken on June 18, 2017 shows a general view of the Palace of Justice in Kuwait City, which is home to Kuwait’s Supreme Court. (AFP photo) A group of imprisoned activists in Kuwait have announced the formation of a new political party despite Kuwait’s general ban on such […]

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Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

October 30, 2017 11:00 pm
Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

The Kuwait emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, waves during the opening ceremony of the new legislative year at the parliament in Kuwait City, October 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kuwait’s emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, has accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet, asking them […]

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Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

11:00 pm
Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

The Kuwait emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, waves during the opening ceremony of the new legislative year at the parliament in Kuwait City, October 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kuwait’s emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, has accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet, asking them […]

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Kuwaiti lawmaker tells Israeli delegation to leave Inter-Parliamentary Union conference in Russia

October 19, 2017 3:32 am
Kuwaiti lawmaker tells Israeli delegation to leave Inter-Parliamentary Union conference in Russia

A high-ranking Kuwaiti lawmaker has furiously told an Israeli delegation to immediately leave a conference in Russia. During an Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference held in Russia on Wednesday, Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim responded to an Israeli parliament representative’s comments about imprisoned Palestinian lawmakers by telling the regime’s delegation to […]

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Environmentalists censure Kuwait media blackout on oil spill

August 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Environmentalists censure Kuwait media blackout on oil spill

A handout photo provided by the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Anbaa on August 13, 2017, shows a general view of oil contaminated water in Kuwait’s southern Ras Al-Zour area. (AFP photo) Kuwait has been criticized for its cover-up of an oil spill in the Persian Gulf waters as an environmental campaigning group […]

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Kuwait receives Qatar’s response to Saudi-led bloc’s demands

July 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Kuwait receives Qatar’s response to Saudi-led bloc’s demands

A photo released by Kuwaiti Emiri Diwan shows Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (2nd-R), Emir of Kuwait, reading a message received from the Emir of Qatar after it was delivered by Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman Al Thani (2nd-L), at Bayan palace in Kuwait City on July 3, […]

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Kuwait says Qatar ready for talks as Bahrain moves to freeze assets

June 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Kuwait says Qatar ready for talks as Bahrain moves to freeze assets

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah attends a parliament session at Kuwait’s national assembly in Kuwait City on June 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry says Qatar is prepared to enter negotiations aimed at solving the diplomatic row with Arab countries as Bahrain’s central bank has issued […]

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Kuwaiti emir visits Qatar, UAE to help end Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis

June 8, 2017 11:14 am
Kuwaiti emir visits Qatar, UAE to help end Persian Gulf diplomatic crisis

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad A Sabah (L) meets Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha on June 7, 2017. (Photo by KUNA) Kuwait’s emir has travelled to Qatar after his visits to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of his efforts to […]

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Kuwaiti emir engaged in shuttle diplomacy to mediate row between Persian Gulf Arab states

June 7, 2017 6:00 pm
Kuwaiti emir engaged in shuttle diplomacy to mediate row between Persian Gulf Arab states

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (R) meets with Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al Sabah in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, June 6, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The Kuwaiti emir has engaged in shuttle diplomacy to help mediate a solution to the dispute between Qatar on the one side […]

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Kuwait urges Qatar not to worsen tensions; Qatar calls Persian Gulf Cooperation Council future at stake

June 6, 2017 4:00 am
Kuwait urges Qatar not to worsen tensions; Qatar calls Persian Gulf Cooperation Council future at stake

Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (L), Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (C) and Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi attend a summit on December 7, 2016, in the Bahraini capital Manama. (Photo by AFP) Kuwait’s emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has called on Qatar to […]

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Qatar emir to visit Kuwait amid regional tensions

May 30, 2017 11:52 am
Qatar emir to visit Kuwait amid regional tensions

Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani attends a Persian Gulf Cooperation Council summit in the Bahraini capital, Manama, December 6, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Qatar’s emir is to travel to Kuwait in a visit aimed at enhancing bilateral ties amid a rift emerging between Qatar on the one […]

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Philippines arrests Kuwaiti man, wife over Daesh links

April 6, 2017 9:01 am
Philippines arrests Kuwaiti man, wife over Daesh links

The Philippines says its security forces have foiled a possible terrorist attack after arresting a Kuwaiti man and his Syrian wife linked to the terrorist Daesh group. Authorities said on Thursday that law enforcement personnel had arrested Husayn al-Dhafiri and Rahaf Zina in the Bonifacio Global City of Manila. The arrests came […]

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Persian Gulf Arab states, US ‘to hold war games in Kuwait’

March 18, 2017 8:28 pm
Persian Gulf Arab states, US ‘to hold war games in Kuwait’

A file photo of Saudi armored vehicles presumably arriving in Kuwait to take part in war games with several other Arab states and the United States The member states of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) and the US are set to conduct joint military exercises in Kuwait, Saudi sources […]

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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani sends message to Kuwaiti emir Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah

March 14, 2017 12:58 pm
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani sends message to Kuwaiti emir Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has penned an official message to Kuwait’s Emir Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, amid a series of recent high-profile contacts between Iran and the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf region. Iranian Ambassador to Kuwait City Alireza Enayati submitted […]

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