Kuwait

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.

October 28, 2012

Iraqi musician Majed al Muhandes shares the stage at Kuwait's Crowne Plaza Hotel with Moroccan singer Asmaa al Munawar, for a concert on the third day of Eid al Adha.
19:50 GMT

It was a moveable feast for some who had to make other plans when certain celebs crashed and burned on them with concert cancellations. For some down-faced revelers in Lebanon and Egypt, it felt more famine than feast, as they looked to top their holiday spirits for Eid Al Adha 2012 elsewhere. Generally the Gulf's entertainment line-up was all a-go and fireworks and smiles all round.

Kuwait is to help fund Serbian rail projects
10:05 GMT

The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has reportedly issued a loan of EUR 25 million ($32.5 million) for the construction of a railway station in Belgrade, Serbia.

October 24, 2012

His Highness Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
13:03 GMT

The Emirate saw it's biggest ever protests this week. The Emir has been keen to play down their significance but the 'small' number have already led to plans for reform in the Kingdom.

Protests banned as oil prices slip up in Kuwait
12:42 GMT

As Kuwait witnessed its largest ever protest against the government, and the subsequent banning for groups of more than ten people congregating, crude oil price slips in a worrying sign for the government.

October 21, 2012

Kuwait credit growth increasing, as are protests
13:51 GMT

The Kuwaiti economy has registered strong credit growth, the best results for three years, but protests continue, causing the stock market to fall by 3.4 per cent as the government looks set for a showdown.

October 15, 2012

Kuwait is funding bing investment projects in Bahrain
12:46 GMT

Kuwait has offered to fund several key infrastructure development projects in the Bahraini Kingdom, in a deal expected to be worth $273 million.

October 14, 2012

Yusra Muhammad.
12:59 GMT

The TV presenter has faced an Islamist backlash against her show Fi al-Sameem (Straight to the Heart) and is now facing a lawsuit.