August 1, 2000
(AFP, Kuwait) - A parliamentary commission of inquiry said Monday that the explosion at Kuwait's biggest oil refinery in June was due to "negligences" and "mistakes.""Negligence and un-premeditated mi
July 31, 2000
(AFP, Kuwait City) - State-owned Petrochemicals Industries Company (PIC) has sold its chlorine and salt plant to Kuwait's private sector for 10.8 million dinars ($35 million), a company official said
(MEBG) - ENI's presence in Kuwait dates back to 1965. Kuwait is interested in developing its oil fields, and therefore it will probably invite ENI (as well as other oil companies) to participate in
(MEBG) - Qatar and Kuwait have signed an agreement according to which Kuwait will be supplied with gas from the Enhanced Gas Utilization (EGU) project in Qatar's north field.
July 30, 2000
Kuwait's state-owned Petrochemicals Industries Company (PIC) has sold its chlorine and salt plant to Kuwait's private sector for 10.8 million dinars (
Kuwaiti Parliament Speaker Jassem Khurafi called Saturday for the allowing of political parties in the emirate. "I believe it will come," Khurafi told
July 29, 2000
Five Kuwaiti liberal lawmakers on Saturday presented a bill to grant women the right to vote and run for public office, one of the MPs said. The bill
The new commander of US forces in the Gulf, General Tommy Franks, met Saturday with Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah on his first visit to
Kuwait's coast guard arrested 321 foreigners trying to sneak into the emirate by sea in the first six months of 2000, a security official said Saturda
July 28, 2000
A fire broke out Friday at Kuwait's Mina Abdullah oil refinery but was quickly put out, causing no injuries, the state oil company said. The incident
July 27, 2000
(MEBG) - The Kuwaiti Oil Minister, Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah, said that his government has agreed to resume talks in September with Iran on resolving a maritime territorial dispute.
(MEBG) – Since its establishment almost four years ago, the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has granted a total of 3.07 billion dinars ($9.96 billion) in loans to developing countries.
TEHRAN, July 26 (AFP) - Kuwait\'s oil minister said here Wednesday he had no confirmation of reports that Saudi Arabia has hiked its oil output, adding he hoped the skittish market would right itself
(AFP, KUWAIT CITY) – The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week Wednesday at a three-month low amid a traditional summer lull in trading and the government's reticence to implement any economic r
July 26, 2000
The United States has withdrawn an offer to sell 48 Paladin howitzer guns to Kuwait, two weeks after a parliamentary committee recommended against the