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MENA countries are in hot water over whopping carbon footprints. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2015 - 00:12 GMT
Turns out, the World Economic Forum released a list of the worst greenhouse gas emitters and a heap of MENA countries top it
Kuwait's practice of DNA testing was implemented in a set of new counter-terrorism measures drafted in response to an attack on a mosque in the country's capital earlier this month. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2015 - 14:39 GMT
A US-based international rights organization has denounced the Kuwaiti government for mandatory DNA tests, saying the decision violates the right to privacy.
Mohammad Yousseuf Abdulazeez spent seven months in Jordan in 2014, but it is unclear whether or not his attack was linked to his trip. (AFP/File)
July 17, 2015 - 19:09 GMT
The assailant who killed four U.S. Marines in Chattanooga, Tenn., spent about seven months in Jordan last year, a senior intelligence official revealed Friday.
At least 27 people lost their lives and nearly 230 others sustained injuries in the bomb attack that took place June 26. (AFP/File)
July 14, 2015 - 18:21 GMT
Prosecutors in Kuwait have charged 29 people with involvement in a bomb attack at a Shia mosque in Kuwait City, where 27 people died.
Domestic staff in Bahrain don't have basic protections such as weekly rest days, a minimum wage and limits on working hours. (Twitter)
July 12, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Legislation to protect Bahrain's 660,000 domestic workers will be discussed at the upcoming GCC Labour ministers summit in Riyadh.
Kuwaiti police cordon off the mosque after the suicide bombing. (AFP/File)
July 07, 2015 - 10:51 GMT
Three Saudi brothers have been identified as suspects in the Kuwait Shia mosque bombing. One was arrested in Kuwait, the other in Saudi Arabia, and the third remains at large.
A Rheinmetall armored personnel carrier. (Wikimedia Commons/Department of Defense)
July 02, 2015 - 02:02 GMT
German defense company Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles is to supply a dozen armored trucks to Kuwait.
A photo shows a bullet hole on a window in the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port el Kantaoui, on the outskirts of Sousse south of the capital Tunis, on June 29, 2015, where a deadly attack took place the previous week. (AFP/Kenzo Tribouillard)
July 01, 2015 - 11:10 GMT
A troubling week of attacks across the Middle East and France show terrorism is spreading like wild fire.
Security forces gather outside the Shiite al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque after it was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers, in Kuwait City, on June 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 13:08 GMT
Local media reported 60 suspects were arrested for militant connections.
Mourners pray over the bodies of victims killed by Friday's deadly mosque attack in Kuwait City, June 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
An audio recording has emerged purporting to be the voice of the Daesh militant who carried out a deadly mosque bombing in Kuwait.
Mourners carry the body of a victim from the Imam Al Sadeq mosque attack at funeral processions in Kuwait City, June 27, 2015. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
There's no point in watering down what caused the horrific massacre in the Imam Al Sadeq mosque on Friday. Sectarianism tensions in Kuwait have paved way for radicalism and a bigger gap between Shia and Sunni Muslims.