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Covid-19 regulations cause confusion for sheep shipment

Confusion about who should check a vessel meant to pick up 60 000 sheep has exposed fissures in the Covid-19 regulations

Somalia’s illicit charcoal trade threatens security, the environment and livelihoods

The country is losing trees at an alarming rate to an illicit charcoal trade that partly bankrolls its Islamist insurgency

Man imprisoned for insulting Kuwait’s leader on Twitter

A court in Kuwait has sentenced a man to two years in prison for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter.

Kuwait detains Twitter users for insulting ruler

Kuwait's public prosecution on Sunday ordered the detention of four Twitter users for 10 days for allegedly insulting the ruler of the Gulf state.

Opec ministers holding consultations on oil

Members of Opec are holding consultations over the oil market in light of the Libyan turmoil, the Kuwaiti oil minister said on Tuesday.

Unusual destinations try to lure tourists

If you are a tourist ready to go somewhere a bit different, there is a growing queue of destinations desperate to welcome you.

Bharti confirms $10,7bn bid for Zain

India's Bharti Airtel launched its third attempt to gain a foothold in Africa, entering $10,7-billion talks to buy most of telecom Zain's assets.

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, newspapers reported on Saturday.

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 taboo in bringing male and female voters together. Hundreds of men and women attended the landmark event late on Tuesday which was held according to Kuwaiti tradition.

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