Kuwait

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.

October 11, 2012

Nawal is set to release her comeback album over Eid Al Adha
09:39 GMT

The popular Kuwaiti singer is swapping nappies and bottles for the spotlight over Eid Al Adha as she gets set to release her highly anticipated comeback album.

October 10, 2012

Kuwaiti police get heavy handed with the Bedoon protest October, 2012
15:35 GMT

The powerless 'bedoon' of Kuwait wage a mini-campaign to compel the United Sates, still superpower, to intervene in their cause and crisis. Their demand hinges about conferring on them their long-desired right to citizenship and ensuring their detained members be released.

October 7, 2012

Jordan receives $250 million as part of pledges from the GCC
06:00 GMT

Kuwait has transfered $250 million to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ), as the first tranche of GCC support for the Kingdom this year.

October 4, 2012

The Central Bank of Kuwait takes action to ease pressures on the economy
13:39 GMT

The Central Bank of Kuwait has taken measures to increase liquidity in the banking sector as inflationary pressures remain.

October 2, 2012

Kuwaiti real estate market gives mixed messages
12:52 GMT

Sales in the Kuwaiti real estate market were flat year-on-year in August, as different sectors had varying degrees of success.

September 26, 2012

All women cheat, according Nadine Al Rasi
15:14 GMT

All women cheat, according to Nadine Al Rasi, but only mentally and should be forgiven.