July 19, 2011
Kuwaiti shares tumbled, sending the benchmark index to the lowest level since 2004.
July 5, 2011
As a new batch of university graduates prepares to join the job market, the option for Kuwaitis of choosing between government vs. private sector jobs seems to be resurfacing with a new vigor.
June 30, 2011
Salafi Islam is a disparate, ill-defined notion which describes many millions of puritanical Muslims, most of whom are not violent.
The Central Bank Governor, Sheikh Salem Abdul Aziz Al-Sabah, recently announced that the increase in inflation ratings in Kuwait is mostly due to external sources, or “imported inflation”.
June 29, 2011
Kuwait may seek private investors to help build its largest oil refinery after a government council revived the $14.5 billion project, which stalled two years ago amid political opposition.
June 27, 2011
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Kuwait has conveyed that Iranians are contributing to the capital of 1,378 companies in Kuwait.
June 9, 2011
Observers in Kuwait are expecting additional regression in Kuwait Stock Exchange on the background of the PM's interrogation and the ongoing political tensions.
May 29, 2011
Many of us can admit to having aunts, mothers, and sisters, who occasionally indulged in some Oprah time, and spent evenings with her Oprah Winfrey Show. However she leaves some with mixed feelings and the distinct impression that regarding the "Women around the World Series" said to have aired for our benefit, on an otherwise customised show for American audiences, the show was poorly researched.
Sources in Kuwait have warned that there are signs of the beginning of a local crisis in the availability of diesel used by large trucks, factories and ships.
May 18, 2011
Word on the Arab street, when not debating the latest on the Arab revolutions, and the state of catastrophe in Yemen or Libya or Syria, has turned to the new bid to expand the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Scrutiny lies with the two potential new candidates for entry into this Gulf state league, namely Jordan and Morocco. The twitter-sphere is buzzing (or tweeting) with humorous remarks, as well as more grave concerns around the implications of such a shift, for both sides of the equation: the new members and the former block.
May 5, 2011
Vacancy for Qaeda Chief; candidate line-up for successors. 3 or 4 names have been repeatedly emerging amidst rumor-mongering on who is likely to step up to the plate for OBL's role. Al Bawaba brings you a greater line-up of potential AQ leaders, and a flavor of their CVs.
March 31, 2011
Kuwait's cabinet submitted its resignation on Thursday in order to avoid parliament questioning, parliamentary sources said.
March 29, 2011
Two Iranians and a Kuwaiti citizen, all serving in Kuwait's army, were condemned to death on Tuesday for being part of an Iranian spy cell.
Kuwait Finance House (KFH) AGM for Finance Sector Emad Al-Thaqeb has said that Kuwait Investment Authority had asked KFH to manage a real estate portfolio.
March 17, 2011
The Chinese capital Beijing hosted the signing ceremony of the agreement to launch the joint Kuwait - China oil refinery.