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Man imprisoned for insulting Kuwait's leader on Twitter
Man imprisoned for insulting Kuwait's leader on Twitter
According to the verdict on Sunday, published by online newspaper Alaan, a tweet written by Rashid Saleh al-Anzi in October "stabbed the...
Kuwait detains Twitter users for insulting ruler
Kuwait detains Twitter users for insulting ruler
The four were arrested on Wednesday and remanded in police custody pending further investigation before the prosecution issued its detention order,...
Opec ministers holding consultations on oil
Opec ministers holding consultations on oil
Members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) are holding consultations over the oil market in light of the Libyan...
Unusual destinations try to lure tourists
Unusual destinations try to lure tourists
Brave a few "security problems" and trek the mountain ranges of Pakistan, take a vacation in Kuwait where the sand is very, very hot or risk a bit...
Bharti confirms $10,7bn bid for Zain
Bharti confirms $10,7bn bid for Zain
India's Bharti Airtel launched its third attempt to gain a foothold in Africa, entering exclusive $10,7-billion talks to buy most of Kuwaiti...
Bharti offers $10,7bn for Zain's Africa operations
Bharti offers $10,7bn for Zain's Africa operations
Bharti Airtel has offered up to $10,7-billion for the African assets of Kuwaiti telecom group Zain, Kuwaiti newspapers reported on Saturday, as...
Kuwait grants women passports without spousal nod
Kuwait grants women passports without spousal nod
Kuwait's highest court has granted women the right to obtain a passport without their husband's approval.
Kuwait against Opec meeting to curb oil-price fall
Kuwait against Opec meeting to curb oil-price fall
Oil Minister Ali Jarrah al-Sabah said on Tuesday that Kuwait was opposed to holding an emergency meeting of the Organisation of the Petroleum...
Bush seeks backing against Iran from wary Gulf
Bush seeks backing against Iran from wary Gulf
United States President George Bush arrived in Kuwait on Friday to rally the support of Arab allies against what he calls the Iranian "threat"...
Kuwait Parliament breaks up in chaos
Kuwait Parliament breaks up in chaos
The Kuwaiti Parliament broke up in chaos on Monday when reformist MPs walked out in protest at attempts to block a redrawing of constituencies...
Kuwait hangs five in biggest group execution in 16 years
Kuwait hangs five in biggest group execution in 16 years
Three Kuwaitis and an Indian convicted of murder and a Pakistani found guilty of drug trafficking were hanged in Kuwait on Tuesday, the largest...
First woman candidate breaks taboo in Kuwait
First woman candidate breaks taboo in Kuwait
The first woman ever to contest elections in the conservative Persian Gulf state of Kuwait has launched her campaign by breaking a 44-year-old...

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