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United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
May 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Yemen peace talks have resumed in Kuwait, under the shadow of al-Qaeda attacks in Mukalla.
The country’s ceding to the union’s demands will be a blow to plans to include up to 20,000 oil workers under its new public payroll system as low oil prices hit coffers. (AFP/File)
May 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Kuwait has yielded to pressure and will offer a oil and gas workers a pay rise, after a three-day strike against proposed benefit cuts crippled production.
A total of $115 million has been allocated to complete the Jordan Gate project, of which 72 per cent is already finished. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Construction on the project is due to resume 'within days' as disagreements between the Al Bayan Holding Company of Kuwait and Al Hamad Contracting Company are reportedly resolved.
Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi speaks to the press at the Yemeni embassy in Kuwait City on May 17, 2016. (AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)
May 23, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The UN-sponsored peace talks hit a snag on Tuesday when the Yemeni government delegation walked away from negotiations.
An early photograph of delegation arriving to Kuwait City to participate in the Yemen peace talks. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2016 - 12:21 GMT
The pro-Hadi Loyalists have six demands for the Houthi rebels before rejoining the peace talks in Kuwait.
United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, addressed the press on May 15, 2016 about the progress of the Yemen peace talks. (AFP/Yasser Al-Zayyat)
May 17, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The Yemeni government delegation withdrew from peace talks in Kuwait, citing Houthis' lack of cooperation with UN resolutions.
Last Friday, the FIFA Congress voted to continue the suspension of Kuwait
May 17, 2016 - 09:01 GMT
The Cabinet of Kuwait was "very unhappy" over FIFA Congress vote that failed to lift a suspension of the nation's football association.
Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Jarallah said Saturday the market could not support a production increase from Iran, adding oil exporting countries must freeze output. (File photo)
May 16, 2016 - 12:03 GMT
As Iran pushes long-term deals with Glencore and Vitol and increases exports to Europe, Kuwait makes a plea for Iran to 'learn from the market'.
Yemeni police stand outside a public security office after a suicide bombing in Mukalla. (AFP/Stringer)
May 16, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
A Daesh suicide bomber killed at least 30 police recruits in Mukalla.
A man walks past the Kuwaiti Football Association (KFA)'s headquarters on October 17, 2015, in Kuwait City. The KFA was suspended by FIFA on October 16, 2015, for government interference, a decision which could impact the team's hopes of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. AFP PHOTO / YASSER AL-ZAYYAT
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May 15, 2016 - 15:21 GMT
The recent refusal of the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) to lift the ban on Kuwait Football Association has drawn multitude of comments and negative reactions from soccer fans in Kuwait.
Once the decision was announced, many in the local community seemed surprised and upset, and started blaming some sheikhs for the failure
May 15, 2016 - 13:43 GMT
The FIFA Congress announced on Friday in Mexico City the continuation of the suspension of Kuwait’s football activities and rejected a proposal to lift the ban. At the gathering...
The new city  is set to house 25,000 residential units. (Shutterstock)
May 11, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The South Saad Al Abdullah New City, 40 km west of the centre of Kuwait, which will be spread over a 59 km area.
UN Special Envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. (AFP/File)
May 08, 2016 - 09:52 GMT
The Kuwait-hosted peace talks continue, despite tensions from all participating parties.
A picture taken on May 3, 2016 shows a Yemeni security forces member patrolling a street with a banner hung by Al-Qaeda militants in the Yemeni port of Mukalla, 300 miles east of Aden. (AFP/Stringer)
May 04, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The Yemeni government stalled the peace talks following Houthi attacks on a military base on Sunday.
Kuwaiti futsal coach Hamad Al-Othman (source: kuna.net.kw)
May 02, 2016 - 18:38 GMT
Kuwaiti futsal coach Hamad Al-Othman won the "best coach award" in Qatar's Futsal League, for the 2015-16 season, after receiving the highest votes for the prize on Sunday.
Yemeni security forces extinguish fire at a site where a bomb-laden car exploded in Aden's Mansura district on May 1, 2016. (AFP/Saleh al-Obeidi)
May 02, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Yemeni government sources allege that Houthi rebels stormed an army installation and committed other ceasefire breaches.