Kuwait

February 24, 2011

Issham Al Baher -  Once a royal Saudi yacht, reputedly Greek now. Formerly in King of SA ownership, handed down the line of relatives.  50 million Euros.
14:47 GMT

From the Arab Gulf kingdoms, to the more troubled Mid Eastern hot spots of Egypt and Iraq, leaders and patrons have their serene sea decks to keep them distracted from the noise of the rabble on stormy land! Some of the world’s richest billionaires keep floating palaces and pleasure decks, and some of these happen to be members of the royal or stately echelons of Arabia.

February 17, 2011

Burgan Bank
10:26 GMT

Kuwait's Burgan Bank has announced improved financial results for the year ended December 31st, 2010.

February 6, 2011

Sheikh Jaber Khaled al-Sabah
13:09 GMT

A Kuwaiti youth group called Sunday for a mass demonstration outside parliament on Tuesday

January 26, 2011

China
09:39 GMT

The Kuwaiti crude oil exports to China rose 32.9% during the month of December 2010.

January 20, 2011

Kuwait
15:52 GMT

Kuwait registered a preliminary budget surplus of $25.1 billion in the first nine months of the fiscal year despite a huge increase in spending.

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak chairs the opening session of the second Arab Economic Summit, with Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah and Arab League Secretary General Amr Mussa.
12:57 GMT

The Second Arab Economic and Social Development kicked off in Sharm ElSheikh on Wednesday with the aim of promoting Arab integration. The Kuwaiti delegation to the Summit is headed by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who will hand over the summit presidency to Egyptian President Mohammad Hosni Mubarak.

January 17, 2011

Kuwait emir
15:47 GMT

Kuwait's ruler is giving 1,000 dinar ($3,559) grants and free food coupons for every citizen of his nation.

January 12, 2011

Kuwaiti prime minister
14:16 GMT

Wednesday was an historic day in the relations between Kuwait and Iraq.

January 2, 2011

oil
13:28 GMT

A fresh report published in Kuwait has indicated that oil revenues in GCC countries rose by 15.6%

December 30, 2010

Kuwait City
09:35 GMT

Official data shows that the rate of inflation in Kuwait for November 2010 increased to 5.9% compared with the same month last year. The inflation rose by 0.6% compared to October 2010.

December 28, 2010

Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad al-Sabah
15:37 GMT

Kuwaiti opposition legislators on Tuesday started quizzing the country's prime minister behind closed doors over allegations of breaching the constitution .

December 27, 2010

Kiliç Deniz
13:40 GMT

NBK Capital announced today that it has completed its fifth investment in Turkey by acquiring a 20 percent equity stake in Kiliç Deniz ("Kiliç"), Turkey's largest aquaculture company.

Pharmaceuticals
13:30 GMT

Company acquires majority holding in Egyptian International Medical Center & EIMC United Pharmaceuticals.

December 16, 2010

12:42 GMT

Standard and Poor's Ratings Services said today it has revised the outlook on takaful player Wethaq Takaful Insurance Co. (Wethaq) to stable from negative.

December 15, 2010

11:35 GMT

ANHAM At Full Performance Level Servicing $2.2 Billion Contract with U.S. Government.