Kuwait

April 30, 2012

Gulf word wars: Kuwait singer Shams Attacks Emirati Ahlam
20:26 GMT

Gulf Wars - the Twitter edition - when Kuwaiti Shams lashes out with cutting tweets to her co-Gulfi Ahlam.

April 25, 2012

Halima Poland has a baby girl
20:07 GMT

Kuwaiti TV presenter Halima Poland gave birth to her first child, born premature, after just seventh months of her pregnancy.

March 29, 2012

Iraq
14:39 GMT

The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, said Thursday in Baghdad that his country would "overcome the suffering and injury" of the past

March 26, 2012

Kuwaiti officials have issued an apology for the Kazakh national anthem snafu.
08:24 GMT

Kuwait, the proud outlier nation to the Arabian peninsula, apologizes to save face. Kuwait has issued a public apology to Kazakhstan on its disgraceful anthem gaffe that gave credence to the 'Borat' Kazakh long-running entertainment slander.

March 20, 2012

This strike resembles a result of the negligence of the government for not increasing allowances of KAC workers more than six months ago
06:42 GMT

Kuwait Airways, the Gulf state’s national carrier, yesterday said that it cancelled flights for a third day in a row following a strike by its employees.

February 18, 2012

As Bashar al Assad follows in father's footsteps (the late Haafez al Assad had blood on his hands from Hama '82), keeping a deathly watch over his people as they are slaughtered, we ask what became of his Hippocratic oath. Assad Junior trained to save lives & sight as an eye doctor: medical care not military devastation was his calling.
22:31 GMT

Firmly into 2012, how are the Arab revolutions developing? We check in with some of the Arab protest pictures to gauge to what extent they have reached revolution saturation, or on the contrary are just getting started.

December 25, 2011

Dubai does it biggest and brightest! While not yet a public holiday in the UAE, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were in a festive Christmas conforming country if the malls were anything to go by. Here a tree placed to stand proud near the soaring Burj al Arab.
03:01 GMT

Christmas is observed in some Middle Eastern countries, by local peoples as well as by expatriates. How do these some 10 million Christian 'Arabs' living in the Middle East mark Christmas, with most living in Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Palestine? Christmas visits smaller Arab Christian populations in Jordan, Iraq, and even some of the Gulf states.

December 14, 2011

Sheikh Jaber
12:59 GMT

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Wednesday swore in the new cabinet

December 13, 2011

Iran & KSA: The last century felt exacerbated tensions between the 2 countries, with distinct detente, 
alternating with rapprochement, periods. Tension comes of Sunni & Shia clerics from both camps respectively deeming the other's 
religious beliefs incorrect. Iran's hardliner Ahmadinejad, is unlikely to bridge the gulf between Persia & Arabia.
13:37 GMT

The relationship of Arab and Persian can be summarized as one of antagonistic alternating bouts of best of friends with worst of neighbors!

November 28, 2011

Kuwait PM
15:19 GMT

Kuwaiti opposition lawmakers on Monday said the government has submitted its resignation amid a growing crisis over corruption accusations.

November 16, 2011

Oil industry
07:20 GMT

According to Kuwaiti analyst, Mohamed Al-Shatti, oil prices will not drop below $100 per barrel in the coming period

October 18, 2011

Sheikh Mohammad Al-Sabah
13:34 GMT

Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Sabah, a senior member of the ruling family, has stepped down, local reports said Tuesday.

September 13, 2011

gold
12:49 GMT

Despite the bustling gold souks, dry statistics show that the people and the governments of the Gulf have shunned gold in recent years.

August 18, 2011

Kuwaiti Emir
07:48 GMT

The Kuwaiti Emir emphasized that economic security is the backbone of any country.

July 19, 2011

Kuwait's benchmark SE Price Index declined 1.6 percent to 5,973.1, the lowest since September 2004, at the 12:30 p.m. close in Kuwait City
14:29 GMT

Kuwaiti shares tumbled, sending the benchmark index to the lowest level since 2004.