Kuwait

November 25, 2000

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A Kuwaiti court Saturday sentenced three stateless Arabs to seven years each in prison for burning two buses in protest at the instigation of legal ac

November 23, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended eight weeks of successive losses during which it hit a new five-year low to close the week on Wednesday, November 22, up slightly on the back of positive official

November 22, 2000

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Kuwait's coast guard has seized an Iranian ship on suspicion of busting the UN embargo slapped on Iraq for its 1990 occupation of the emirate.

November 21, 2000

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The commander of US forces in the Gulf, on his second visit to the emirate in four months, held talks on Tuesday with Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Jaber al-Ah

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A four-day long international water desalinizing technology conference was held last week in Kuwait, warning against a future water shortage crisis, stressing in particular the countries that rely on

November 20, 2000

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Ten Kuwaiti lawmakers Monday submit a no-confidence motion against housing minister Adel al-Sebeih accusing him of financial irregularities and misman

November 19, 2000

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov said Sunday he held talks with Kuwaiti officials on a new "security system" that would bring together Iraq and it

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Kuwait's appeals court scrapped a three-month prison term against Islamic activist and columnist Salah al-Rashed, jailed for criticising the justice d

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US Defense Secretary William Cohen on Sunday rejected a Russian proposal for Kuwait to halt its support for the "no-fly" zones imposed on Iraq, as par

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Kuwaiti Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah Saturday called on industrialized countries to allow market forces to work to determine oil prices.

November 18, 2000

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A Kuwaiti Islamic activist and columnist is serving a three-month jail term for criticizing the emirate's justice department.

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Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov, who has proposed "confidence-building measures" between Iraq and its Gulf neighbors, arrived Saturday in Kuwait

November 16, 2000

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Interior Minister, Sheikh Mohammad Khaled al-Sabah, said that Kuwait's security forces are still hunting for more suspects in an alleged terrorist gro

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Four Iranians and three Pakistanis have been sentenced to death in Kuwait for trafficking in drugs.

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Kuwaiti Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah said on November 14th that Kuwait would ask the new OPEC secretary general to consider dissolving Iraq’s veto power in the oil cartel.