August 7, 2000
US oil major Chevron Corp. was partly to blame for a June 18 accident caused by a gas leak at Kuwait's Shuaiba refinery that killed two oil workers, a ministerial commission said Sunday.
The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) crashed to a five-year low on Sunday on the back of the government's refusal to amend the multi-billion bad debt law and a drop in companies' second-quarter earnings.
August 6, 2000
A Kuwaiti ministerial commission says US oil major Chevron Corporation is partly to blame for a June 18th accident caused by a gas leak at Shuaiba ref
August 3, 2000
The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) closed the week Wednesday 0.9 percent down after the government said it would not amend.
August 2, 2000
Kuwaiti newspapers mark the 10th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion by calling for the overthrow of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, accusing him of des
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August 1, 2000
Thousands of Kuwaitis flock to the emirate's courts to file new compensation cases against Iraq for its 1990 invasion.
A Kuwaiti parliamentary commission of inquiry says that the explosion at country's biggest oil refinery in June was due to negligence and mistakes.
(AFP, Kuwait City) - Kuwaiti government agencies and hundreds of individuals have filed lawsuits against Baghdad for criminal offences committed during Iraq's seven-month occupation.
(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