Kuwait

May 26, 2013

Issuance in the first quarter of this year was up by two per cent against a year ago
10:46 GMT

Issuance of debt securities saw a strong pick up during the first quarter of 2013 on the back of healthy activity by the non-financial sector in Saudi Arabia and UAE banks, according to the latest research from the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK).

May 22, 2013

Kuwaiti Parliament
11:19 GMT

A number of MPs expressed mixed reactions over the massive reshuffle on Monday in the oil sector, with some welcoming it and others strongly criticizing it as politically-motivated, while the opposition made no reaction to the changes.

May 14, 2013

Kuwaiti Parliament (Getty/AFP)
11:53 GMT

Kuwait’s GDP has been forecast to grow 1.1 per cent in 2013 as oil prices and production stabilises.

May 7, 2013

A photo of an old train in Egypt
11:03 GMT

The Egyptian Railways is one of the most popular modes of public transportation in Egypt with around 800 million passenger miles annually. Most of this network connects the Nile Delta with Cairo and Alexandria.

Nabil Shuail says it's all good between him and Hussein Al Jassmi
07:29 GMT

Kuwait’s “nightingale” singer Nabil Shuail denies rumors of X Factor superstar judge Hussein Al Jassmi “pulling the carpet from underneath him”.

April 30, 2013

The price of OPEC's daily basket edged upward in Monday's trading
11:35 GMT

The price of OPEC basket of twelve crudes stood at US$100.91 dollars a barrel on Monday, up slightly from Friday's trading.

Kuwait is to part-fund the redevelopment of Egypt's railways
03:38 GMT

After several high-profile accidents on Egypt's railways, notorious for years of chronic under investment, Kuwait has said it will fund some redevelopment of the outdated signalling system.

April 28, 2013

The price of Kuwaiti crude oil jumped to almost $100 a barrel in weekend trading.
10:25 GMT

The price of Kuwaiti crude oil jumped to almost $100 a barrel in weekend trading.

April 22, 2013

Mussallam al-Barrak
11:25 GMT

An appeals court in Kuwait grants bail to a leading opposition figure convicted of insulting the ruling emir.

April 21, 2013

Kuwait’s real GDP growth to have grown steadily by 5.2% for 2012
08:05 GMT

New research suggests that Kuwaiti GDP will be pegged at 4.5 per cent until 2014.

Sherine loves to be in the spotlight
07:15 GMT

Sherine has halted all current projects to recover from a nasty fall down the stairs of her home. While most fans are offering her well wishes along with superstar Angham, others are calling it bluff and just another chance to be in the spotlight.

April 20, 2013

Halima Poland
13:53 GMT

The Kuwaiti star took a break from television to concentrate on family life but now she's planning a comeback

April 15, 2013

Mussallam al-Barrak
09:53 GMT

A Kuwait court on Monday sentenced opposition leader, Mussallam al-Barrak, to five years in prison after he was convicted of insulting the emir, an AFP correspondent said.

April 11, 2013

Kuwait will finance development projects worth $1.3 billion in Bahrain
08:47 GMT

Kuwait will finance development projects worth $1.3 billion in Bahrain over the next few years, a report said.

April 9, 2013

Kuwait's oil output is in the range of 3 million bpd, the country's oil minister has stated.
13:09 GMT

Kuwait's oil output is in the range of 3 million barrels per day, the Kuwaiti Oil Minister has said.