Kuwait

November 7, 2000

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Kuwait authorities have arrested eight people Tuesday on charges of plotting to carry out attacks on US soldiers in the country.

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Kuwaiti MPs on Tuesday called for radical reforms of the executive authority to put an end to the continuing political and economic stalemate in the o

November 6, 2000

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Kuwait's parliament delayed for two weeks the grilling of housing minister Adel al-Sebeih despite repeated appeals by the minister that he was ready f

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A Kuwaiti appeals court on Monday overturned the acquittal of four Islamic militants and sentenced them to one year each in jail for battering a femal

November 5, 2000

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Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah has accepted Sunday the resignation of information minister Saad bin Teflah al-Ajmi.

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Kuwait Airways Corp. (KAC) posted a profit of 77.2 million dollars in the fiscal year which ended on June 30, going into the black for the first time

November 4, 2000

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Kuwait's coast guard seized an oil tanker suspected of smuggling Iraqi oil, and detained 17 Iraqi crewmen on board.

November 2, 2000

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A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a soldier to death for repeatedly raping and videotaping four minor girls, and his two accomplices to 15 years in prison

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed announced Wednesday that Kuwait has agreed to lift its freeze on the recruitment of manpower from the Asian nation.

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) dropped 1.3 percent in the week ending Wednesday, November 1, on the back of heightened tension in the Middle East and internal political problems, brokers said.

November 1, 2000

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Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wajed announced Wednesday that Kuwait has agreed to lift its freeze on the recruitment of manpower from the A

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Kuwait on Wednesday ruled out any early renewal of ties with the Palestinian Authority (PA) and said it had not even been in contact with Yasser Arafa

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Kuwait's top court will on November 20 hear the final appeal of a former colonel facing the gallows for heading a puppet government after Iraq's 1990

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) dropped 1.3 percent in the week ending Wednesday on the back of heightened tension in the Middle East and internal pol

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By the end of November, the Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC) will own 26 percent of the Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MPRL), reported the <I>Times of India</I>.