Kuwait

January 3, 2013

The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development has signed deal with Sudan to help finance new projects
11:55 GMT

The Kuwait-based Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) signed a deal on Wednesday with Sudan to help finance the launch of a new industrial bank

January 2, 2013

Changing her tune: Myriam Fares revelas the new title to her upcoming single
13:35 GMT

Lebanese sing reveals her change of heart over her new single

December 26, 2012

Kuwait's oil exports to South Korea are booming
11:46 GMT

Kuwait's crude oil exports to South Korea in November surged 74.4 percent from a year earlier to 14.06 million barrels, or 469,000 barrels per day (bpd), latest data released by the state-run Korea National Oil Corporation showed.

December 24, 2012

Mohammad Abdo
09:59 GMT

The legendary Saudi singer turns down a place on the Kuwaiti festival line-up with a poor excuse.

December 16, 2012

Kuwaiti opposition supporters demonstrate in downtown Kuwait City late on Saturday night, to demand dissolution of the new parliament. (AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT)
11:22 GMT

Security forces are forced to stop hundreds of protestors from reaching the parliament building, after opposition activists claim electoral laws are anti-democratic.

December 14, 2012

Kuwaiti singer Shams, which means 'Sun' in Arabic,  has finally agreed to shine in a live concert.
09:20 GMT

After refusing to hold live concerts for so many years, Kuwaiti singer Shams shocks her fans and decides to go live!

December 11, 2012

Sheikh Khaled bin Abdul Rahman
11:35 GMT

One of al-Qaeda's top commanders is confirmed as killed by local Taliban sources speaking to the BBC.

December 6, 2012

Protests in Kuwait
09:52 GMT

Protests continued in Kuwait on Wednesday night following the emir's decision to reappoint Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah as prime minister.

December 5, 2012

Kuwait's budget surplus is growing
12:07 GMT

Kuwait's budget surplus for the first six months of reached $44.7 billion before allocations to the Reserve Fund for Future Generations (RFFG),a National Bank of Kuwait report shows.

Kim Kardashian is back in the States (Photo: Facebook)
06:52 GMT

US socialite Kim Kardashian has left the Gulf following an unprecedented three-day visit to Kuwait and Bahrain to launch new stores.

December 3, 2012

Main indicies on the Kuwaiti Stock Exchange were down on Monday
11:50 GMT

Kuwait's stock exchange was in the red during early trading on Monday, after a good run on Monday, following the national elections.

December 2, 2012

Election officials in Kuwait
05:32 GMT

The minority sect won 15 seats in polls that, the opposition say, only 26.7 per cent of people voted in.

December 1, 2012

Kuwaiti head to the polls as opposition activist urge  a boycott
10:26 GMT

Kuwaitis are heading to the polls today after weeks of protests over electoral reform, as opposition activists urge a boycott over a new electoral law.

November 29, 2012

Kuwait is set to introduce a travel bank for those with unpaid state fines
10:53 GMT

Kuwait is looking at introducing a travel ban that could affect nearly 100,000 people, as it seeks to recover KWD 12 million ($43 million) in unpaid state fines.

November 27, 2012

Abdullah Ruwaished wants Elissa to try her hand at khaliji music
08:18 GMT

While many stars across the Arab world have tried their hand at khaliji (Gulf region) music, much to the disappointment of Kuwaiti singer Abdullah Ruwaished, Lebanese superstars Elissa and Najwa Karam are yet to jump on the bandwagon.