Kuwait

August 4, 2013

Kuwaiti candidate Faisal al-Shayaa (C) celebrates with his supporters following his victory in the parliamentary elections (AFP/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT)
06:52 GMT

Kuwait announced the formation of a new Cabinet late Saturday, following parliamentary elections last month in which liberals made slight gains.

July 29, 2013

Liberals, who were not represented in the previous parliament, won three seats in the elections. Here, they celebrate in Kuwait City on Sunday morning. (AFP)
05:00 GMT

The emir of Kuwait has accepted the resignation of the Kuwaiti government in the aftermath of Saturday's parliamentary polls, but has requested that the Prime Minister and his cabinet stay in office in a caretaker role.

July 28, 2013

Kuwaiti men display their identity cards as they wait to cast their votes at a polling station in Kuwait City on July 27, 2013. (AFP/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT)
09:55 GMT

Liberals made slight gains in Kuwait’s parliamentary election, according to results early on Sunday, in the Gulf state’s second polls in eight months.

July 27, 2013

KUWAIT, KUWAIT CITY : Kuwaiti men display their identity cards as they wait to cast their votes at a polling station in Kuwait City on July 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT
12:30 GMT

Kuwaitis headed to the polls Saturday for the country's parliamentary elections.

July 16, 2013

Kuwait is pumping around 3 million barrels per day of oil
12:26 GMT

The Gulf state of Kuwait has discovered a new oil and gas field in Kabed area close to the well-known Manageesh oilfield, Hashem Sayed Hashem, CEO of state-owned Kuwait Oil Co said yesterday.

July 15, 2013

Kuwait's aid package would comprise a $2 billion central bank deposit, a $1 billion grant and $1 billion in oil products
07:05 GMT

Kuwait has sent two oil tankers carrying crude and diesel worth $200 million to Egypt.

July 10, 2013

Kuwaiti Reham al-Jlewe (C), a candidate in Kuwait's upcoming parliamentary elections, welcomes her guests at her election campaign tent in Kuwait City (Yasser al-Zayyat / AFP)
08:33 GMT

‘Vote merchants’ set up special fund to oversee ‘smooth operations’

July 8, 2013

Halima Poland in her bond-inspired suit! (Image: Facebook)
12:36 GMT

Never Say Never: Halima Poland says yes to anything exciting, and a Bond-inspired show is just what we need!

July 7, 2013

Kuwaiti candidate Haya al-Mutairi registers in the last day for the upcoming parliamentary election in Kuwait City on July 6 (AFP)
08:49 GMT

Eight women registered for Kuwaiti parliamentary elections due to take place on July 27

July 1, 2013

Bassem Youssef hosts Arab satirical show 'Al Bernameg' (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
12:10 GMT

The Arab satirical show ‘Al Bernameg’ snatches a sweeping number of fans in Egypt and across the region as it criticizes the misleading stances and flaws of the Egyptian leadership.

June 30, 2013

Kuwait banks enjoy rising credit
12:10 GMT

National Bank of Kuwait claims credit growth across many sectors

June 27, 2013

KUWAIT: Candidates began registering for Kuwait's second parliamentary election in eight months amid a political crisis that has stalled development in the wealthy Gulf state and a boycott by the opposition. (Photo AFP)
13:39 GMT

Despite a boycott by the opposition, candidates have begun registering for Kuwait’s second parliamentary election in eight months.

June 24, 2013

the Swiss bank failed to pay him for helping it become lead arranger on a $9 billion asset sale by the Kuwaiti telecommunications operator Zain
10:24 GMT

A Kuwaiti sheikh is suing UBS AG for $21.4 million, alleging the Swiss bank failed to pay him for helping it become lead arranger on a $9 billion asset sale by the Kuwaiti telecommunications operator Zain, a Dubai court heard on Sunday.

June 20, 2013

Suhair Ramzi may not be back this Ramadan, but rest assured, she'll be back.
11:15 GMT

So much for Ramzi's triumphal return! Both of her Ramadan projects have been placed on the back burner and it looks like her comeback has been delayed.

The price of oil was down slightly yesterday.
06:00 GMT

Kuwait's acting oil minister said yesterday current oil prices were "fair" and that the Gulf Arab state was producing around 3 million barrels of crude per day.