Kuwait

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.

November 26, 2012

Kim Kardashian and her cat
06:04 GMT

The curvy star gushes about her love for the Gulf nation but doesn't forget a shout-out to her favorite Emirate in the meantime.

November 25, 2012

Kuwaiti Stock Exchange lost ground in early Sunday trading
11:35 GMT

As concerns grow for human rights and the campaign for greater democracy in Kuwait, the Indexes of Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) dropped in early trading, ending good performance over the previous three weeks.

November 22, 2012

Nabil Shuail
09:35 GMT

Fans of Kuwaiti superstar Nabil Shuail were shocked to hear that the singer is currently recovering from back surgery.

November 15, 2012

Egypt is sitting pretty and ready for Kuwaiti investment, claims ambassador
08:44 GMT

The Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait, Abdulkarim Suleiman, has talked up his homeland, in an effort to increase trade between to the to nations.

November 12, 2012

Bourse and fireworks : Everything is going up in Kuwait
10:09 GMT

Kuwait celebrated the 50th anniversary of the country's constitution with a large fireworks display, but also rising high in to the sky was the bourse - the stock exchange - as Kuwait gears up for elections in early december.

November 11, 2012

Inflation is beginning to ease in Kuwait
11:45 GMT

As Kuwait struggles with the largest ever protests seen on its streets, inflation is beginning to eases, helped by a reduction in the cost of food, which had been a major source of upward pressure.

November 4, 2012

Protests in Kuwait last week
14:11 GMT

Jordan might be struggling to quell opposition in its own Kingdom but that hasn’t stopped those in power from meddling in Kuwait's affairs, according to recent leaks from Saudi Arabia's infamous whistle-blowing tweep.

October 31, 2012

Inflation on the rise in Kuwait
08:30 GMT

As the rating agencies 'Fitch' talks up the possibility to downgrading the country's 'AA' rating, and protests are banned, inflation is starting to creep up, in a potentially worrying sign for the government.