World Happiness Index 2018: All Gulf States Happier than Bahrain, Except Kuwait
Bahrain ranked the penultimate place among Gulf States on World Happiness Index 2015-2017.
Kuwaiti Ambassador Says Trade Exchange with Bahrain Reached $400 Million in 2017
Kuwaiti Ambassador to Manama Azzam Mubarak Al Sabah revealed the size of trade exchange between Bahrain and Kuwait, saying that it increased in 2017 to $400 million.
Kuwait Grants Bahraini Endowments Directorate $740,000
Kuwait offered financial support amounting to 223,000 Kuwaiti Dinars (about 740,000 USD) to the Sunni Endowments Directorate in Bahrain.
Kuwaiti Emir Sends Written Letters to Saudi King, Bahraini King, Qatari Emir
Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir Al Sabah sent written letters to Saudi King, Bahraini King and Emir of Qatar.
King Hamad Holds Phone Conversation with Kuwaiti Emir
Bahrain News Agency said that King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa held a telephone conversation with Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir Al Sabah.
Kuwaiti Dissident Ahmad Al-Khatib: Bahraini Shiite Majority Rejected Iranian Shah’s Claims, Bahraini Uprising not Sectarian
The prominent Kuwaiti dissident Dr. Ahmad Al-Khatib said that there are facts related to Bahrain that everyone must know.
Kuwait Protests at 'Insult' by Saudi official: Agency
Kuwait has protested at an “insult” by a Saudi official, state media reported, a rare rebuff to a close ally that reflects frustration about a Gulf Arab diplomatic crisis that Kuwait is struggling to mediate.
Kuwait: Opposition Leader Surrenders to Serve 9 Years in Prison
Leader of Kuwaiti opposition and former MP Musallam Al-Barrak turned himself in to Kuwaiti authorities to serve a nine-year prison sentence for what is known as the “the storming of the council” case.
Kuwaiti Writer: Gulf States Refuse Hiring Bahrainis for Sectarian Reason
Kuwaiti writer and researcher on Gulf affairs Nasser Al-Abdali said that Gulf states refuse to hire Bahraini youths for a sectarian reason, indicating that “there are 35 million workers in the 6 Gulf states, however, Bahraini youths are the most unemployed in Gulf. The other states refuse to hire them for a sectarian reason.”
Helicopter with Senior Kuwait Officer Crashes in Bangladesh
A helicopter carrying Kuwait's military chief of staff crashed in Bangladesh on Wednesday, but only one person on board suffered minor injuries, Kuwait's news agency reported.
Bahraini Prime Minister Visited Kuwait to Demand More Financial Support
Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmed Al Sabah received on Tuesday (January 2, 2018) the Bahraini Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa in a short visit.
Kuwait Arrests Five over Video Deemed Offensive to Crown Prince
Kuwait arrested five suspects accused of posting a video on social media considered offensive to the Gulf state’s crown prince, the interior ministry said on Tuesday.
Kuwait Replaces Oil and Finance Ministers in Cabinet Reshuffle
Kuwait replaced its oil, finance and defense ministers in a cabinet reshuffle on Monday, state news agency KUNA reported.
Despite King’s Decision to Boycott Any Gulf Summit Attended by Qatar, Bahrain Takes Part in Kuwait Summit
A Bahraini delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa arrived in Kuwait to take part in the Gulf Cooperation Council summit, held in Kuwait today and tomorrow.
Kuwait Invites Boycott-Hit Qatar to Gulf Summit
Kuwait on Thursday invited Qatar to a summit of Gulf countries next week, state media said, the first such invitation in a months-long Saudi-led diplomatic boycott of Doha.
Kuwaiti Authorities Arrest Two Youths and Extradite them to Bahrain
The security authorities in Kuwait extradited two Bahraini nationals, Mohammed Abdullah Rashed (from Sanabis) and Ali Alabbar (from Manama), to Bahraini authorities after they were arrested by Kuwait National Security Apparatus.
Reuters: GCC Summit to go Ahead Despite Qatar Row, Diplomats Say
An annual summit of Gulf Arab heads of state will convene in Kuwait on Dec. 5 and 6, Gulf officials said on Wednesday, despite an ongoing dispute between some members of group.
Kuwait Jails MPs, Dissidents Over 2011 Parliament Raid
A Kuwaiti court on Monday sentenced to jail 67 people, including an opposition leader and Islamist deputies, over a 2011 raid on parliament, a defence lawyer said.
Kuwait Court Sentences MPs to Jail Terms for Storming into Parliament
A Kuwaiti court handed several lawmakers jail terms on Monday for forcing their way into the parliament building in 2011 - a move that could cause political turbulence in the Gulf Arab region's most liberal state.
Iraq and Kuwait near Agreement on Price for Gas Exports
Iraq and Kuwait have reached a preliminary agreement on a price for gas exports, Kuwaiti oil minister Issam Al-Marzouq told a local newspaper on Sunday, clearing the way to a deal for a pipeline and petrochemical project.