Kuwait

July 29, 2000

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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

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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

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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

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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

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(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.

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(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.

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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

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(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

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The United States has withdrawn an offer to sell 48 Paladin howitzer guns to Kuwait, two weeks after a parliamentary committee recommended against the

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(AFP, TEHRAN) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami calles for a stabilization of oil prices on the world market in the interests of both producers and consumers.

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(MEBG) - The Kuwaiti oil minister, Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah, has traveled to Iran to hold talks with his Iranian counterpart, Bijan Namdar-Zanganeh.

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(AFP, TEHRAN) - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami called Tuesday for a stabilization of oil prices on the world market in the interests of both producers and consumers, Iranian television reported.

July 25, 2000

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Kuwait said Tuesday that only stronger defense and economic ties with the United States would safeguard the emirate against a repeat of Iraq's August

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A Kuwait-based group opposed to ties with Israel slammed the Camp David peace talks on Tuesday and urged Gulf Arab states to refuse to finance any set

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(AFP, TEHRAN) - Kuwait's Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah arrived in Tehran Monday for talks with Iranian officials.