The fake statement mentioned a number of sensitive issues including Iran's role in the region, Islamist groups Hamas and Hizballah, and the US President Donald Trump. (AFP)
May 24, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
State run news agency 'QNA' published a fake statement attributed to Emir Tamim about a number of very sensitive regional issues including Iran's role in the region, Hamas and Hizballah.
A new report shows that 88 percent of the UAE's population were born outside the UAE, with almost 3.5 million from India, 935,000 from Egypt, and 906,000 from Pakistan. (Shutterstock)
May 18, 2017 - 09:42 GMT
The UAE is the country with the most immigrants per head of its population, at 88 percent.
The new CEO of Kuwait Airways, Ebrahim Abdullah Al-Khuzam, assumed his role on May 4, 2017, following the resignation of Rasha Al-Roumi.
May 17, 2017 - 10:14 GMT
Ebrahim Abdullah Al-Khuzam will be tasked with reversing the airline’s two-decade slide in profits.
Kuwait’s oil minister Essam Marzouk has expressed his country’s support for an oil cut deal extension previously agreed by Saudi Arabia and Russia. (AFP/ Yasser Al-Zayyat)
May 16, 2017 - 12:30 GMT
Following in the footsteps of Saudi Arabia and Russia, Kuwait has announced its support for an oil cut deal extension.
The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lay the foundation stone for construction of the new terminal at Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait City on May 9, 2017. (AFP)
May 10, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called for further developing trade with the Gulf states.
Safa Al Hashem, Kuwait’s only female MP, is notorious for her populist comments against expats, including recommending that expats should be banned from obtaining driving licenses and be taxed to walk on the streets. (AFP)
May 08, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Over 2,000 expats in 2017 and between 19,000 and 29,000 in 2016 were deported from Kuwait.
(Front from L-R) Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi and Sudanese President Omar al Bashir (middle-C) (AFP/Mohamed Samaaha)
May 07, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi held a meeting with Kuwaiti Prince Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah at the prince's Bayan palace on Sunday in Kuwait, state news agency MENA reported.
Saudi Arabia is the top Arab country in terms of number of tourists to Egypt, followed by Jordan, Kuwait and Lebanon. (Pixabay)
May 07, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Arab tourists in 2016 reached 2 million, up from 1.7 million in 2015—an increase of 17.6 percent.
Meshari Al-Dhafiri (Photo:
May 04, 2017 - 17:30 GMT
Kuwaiti racers Meshari Al-Dhafiri and Salem Al-Dhafiri will partake in the 2017 Middle East Rally in Jordan.
Kuwait Energy expects to raise around $150 million from the IPO, which is expected to start trading in June.
May 04, 2017 - 09:21 GMT
Kuwait Energy plans to become the first company from the OPEC to be listed on the London Stock Exchange.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached a deal to cut global oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day to balance an oversupplied market through managed production declines. (AFP/ Yasser Al Zayyat)
May 03, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Kuwait National Petroleum Company said it was able to post a profit for the fiscal year despite oil turbulence.
MP Riyadh Al-Adasani (Photo:
May 02, 2017 - 14:10 GMT
Opposition MP Riyadh Al-Adasani yesterday inquired about government measures with regard to corruption allegations in world football FIFA involving Kuwait.
Saeed Karimian was tried in absentia by an Iranian court and sentenced to six years in jail for spreading
May 01, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Saeed Karimian was the owner of GEM TV Group which broadcast shows in Persian, Kurdish, Azeri, and Arabic. He was tried in absentia in an Iranian court for spreading 'propaganda' against Iran.
Sabah quits football roles amid bribery claims
April 30, 2017 - 18:25 GMT
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, the head of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and a Kuwaiti royal, on Sunday resigned his positions in football after being implicated in a corruption scandal.
Sheikh Ahmed Al Fahd Al Sabah (Photo:
April 29, 2017 - 21:51 GMT
Sheikh Ahmed Al Fahd Al Sabah, the head of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and a Kuwaiti royal, has denied involvement in a bribery scandal in which a FIFA official admitted guilt, media reports said on Saturday.