Kuwait

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.

July 5, 2011

Today, thousands of new university graduates are preparing to join the workforce in Kuwait (Photo credit: injaz-kuwait.org)
09:02 GMT

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

Juhayman Al Otaibi was a tribal Wahhabi--a form of Salafism in Arabia--who led the siege of the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, in 1979. He was part of a small group who took Salafism's frugal interpretation of Islam to heart and wanted to overthrow his own government to bring this to life.
11:13 GMT

Salafi Islam is a disparate, ill-defined notion which describes many millions of puritanical Muslims, most of whom are not violent.

Kuwait is suffering from “imported inflation” (In this photo: Kuwait City's famous towers. Credit: TrekEarth.com)
06:55 GMT

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 towers from below, Kuwait City
09:06 GMT

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

Iranian First Vice President, Mohammad-Reza Rahimi, and Kuwaiti Prime Minister, Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammed al-Ahmed al-Sabah, during al-Sabah's visit to Tehran in 2009
11:32 GMT

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

Kuwaitis protest in front of the parliament in Kuwait City to demand the oil-rich Gulf state's Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah resignation
07:41 GMT

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

Oprah in her Show Finale ended on her usual spiritual note, "find your calling" she urged, as this 'show' had been hers. Since her show is aired in the Middle East as well, a lot of people felt her mind should have been more opened up to our culture and reality.
14:57 GMT

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.

Man in headdress overseeing oil retention pond
10:15 GMT

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.