Kuwait Sentences Blogger Abdullah al-Saleh to 5 Years for ‘Insulting’ UAE

A blogger was sentenced to five years in prison over “insulting” the United Arab Emirates in a post over the weekend. Blogger, Abdullah al-Saleh was sentenced to…

Kuwait’s Big Energy Spending Plans

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has set itself some ambitious upstream targets. Its chief executive, Nizar al-Adsani, told the Petroleum Economist annual Strategy Forum in Kuwait…

Kuwait Takes UN Security Council Presidency for February

Press Conference by H.E. Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi, Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for…

The Gulf’s Impending Demographic Dividend

The Gulf’s Impending Demographic Dividend: Youth & Private…

Kuwait’s 35th New Government Sworn in

Kuwait swore in a new cabinet on Tuesday, but there are already doubts whether the shaky government will survive long, according to Gulf newspapers. Members…

Kuwait’s Emir Quickly Ends Troubled GCC Summit

The Latest on the developments surrounding the Gulf Cooperation Council meeting in Kuwait (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Kuwait’s emir has quickly ended a troubled…

GCC Summit Cut Short by a Day Amid Diplomatic Rift

A key regional summit of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries has been cut short and will conclude on Tuesday instead of Wednesday, with…

Kuwait ‘to host’ GCC Summit in December

A diplomatic source has confirmed to Al Jazeera that Kuwait will go ahead and host a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit next month, despite an…

Germany to press Kuwait after Israeli barred from flight

Germany’s foreign ministry says it will press Kuwait about a law that prevented its national airline from transporting an Israeli citizen on a flight originating in Frankfurt. Deputy foreign…

Kuwait Plans Spend of $160b to Develop Isles – 200,000 jobs seen

Kuwait intends to invest $160 billion for the development of five islands — Boubyan, Warba, Failaka, Maskan and Aouha. In a report published on its…

Kuwaiti Government Resigns

Kuwaiti emir accepts resignation of government From Aljazeera, 30 October, 2017. The emir of Kuwait has accepted the resignation of the government amid a crisis…

Kuwait expects to seal new deals to supply oil to Chinese buyers

From Reuters, September 28, 2017, by Rania  El Gamal SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Kuwait expects to seal new deals to supply Chinese buyers with crude amid healthy…