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Many candidates in the country’s November elections ran on an anti-austerity ticket after the previous parliament was dissolved due to disputes with the government over the fuel price increase. (Shutterstock)
February 20, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Kuwait committee approves draft bill scrapping fuel and utility price increases, which will likely be debated in parliament in March.
Halima seconds before she pushed away a 'fan' who sexually harassed her. (Instagram)
February 19, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
It is NOT okay to do it.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is set to visit Kuwait after last month's landmark visit to Tehran by the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister. (AFP/File)
February 14, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
GCC member state Kuwait has been tasted with re-establishing contact with Iran after a diplomatic row last year caused several Gulf countries to break ties with the country.
Kuwait and Brazil junior football teams before the match (Photo: KUNA)
February 09, 2017 - 19:13 GMT
Kuwait's junior football team defeated Brazil on Thursday, 3-1, in the ongoing third edition of the international "Jeem Cup".
Ahmed Yasin Mal Allah
February 09, 2017 - 15:15 GMT
Ahmed Yasin Mal Allah, founder and leader of the Kuwait University Cycling team, cycled 500km for an entire week through the UAE.
Sheikh Salman Humoud Al-Sabah
February 08, 2017 - 14:34 GMT
Kuwait’s emir yesterday issued a decree accepting the resignation of the information and youth minister who quit before facing a confidence vote over an international sports ban.
Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah
February 07, 2017 - 13:58 GMT
Information and Youth Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah yesterday submitted his resignation to the Cabinet two days before a scheduled no-confidence vote against him following a grilling over Kuwait’s sports ban.
If you have nothing nice to say, Elissa, don't say anything at all. (File photo)
February 07, 2017 - 13:58 GMT
She's arrogant like that.
Kuwait Opera House image courtesy of Sahar Ghazale/Twitter.
February 07, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center, Kuwait's new $770M opera house, opened only three months ago.
A group of Kuwaiti lawmakers are seen during a parliamentary session in Kuwait City on June 21, 2016. (AFP/File)
February 06, 2017 - 16:01 GMT
According to Arabic newspaper, Alqabad, the minister left the meeting after handing in his resignation.
Egyptian team celebrates a goal during the group stages (Justin Tallis/AFP)
February 05, 2017 - 13:26 GMT
Apparently expat Egyptians have been getting a little too raucous in their post-match parties.
Kuwait's foreign ministry has denied that a visa ban relating to religion or nationality is in place. (Shutterstock)
February 05, 2017 - 12:12 GMT
The report claiming Kuwait had issued a visa ban on five countries gained widespread attention after it was shared online by Trump.
Actress said the Quran is a source of calmness for her. (Instagram)
February 05, 2017 - 10:59 GMT
Actress said the Quran is a source of calmness for her.
Photo: KUNA
February 04, 2017 - 21:29 GMT
Under the slogan, "Sports Beats Cancer", men and women from across Kuwait turned out in droves on Saturday for a marathon sponsored by the Public Authority for Sports (PAS), in conjunction with a team of volunteers.
Saudi Oil Minister Khaled al-Falih. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
Despite Trump's campaign warnings that he would seek to block oil imports from Saudi Arabia, the new president is implementing policies that will ultimately be good for oil companies.
Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah
February 01, 2017 - 18:42 GMT
Information and Youth Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah yesterday brushed aside accusations that he caused the international...