German Court Rules Kuwait Airline is Allowed to Ban Israelis
A German court ruled on Thursday that Kuwait Airways had the right to refuse to carry an Israeli passenger due to his nationality, a verdict that Jewish groups said condoned anti-Semitism.
Kuwait’s Emir Re-appoints Prime Minister
Kuwait's emir reappointed Sheikh Jaber al-Sabah as prime minister on Wednesday, two days after he handed his resignation.
Kuwait's Ruler Accepts Cabinet Resignation
Kuwait’s ruling emir accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet on Monday, state news agency KUNA reported, asking them to continue important duties until a new cabinet is sworn in.
Kuwait Emir Warns against Gulf Crisis Potential Escalation
The Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah warned of the serious consequences and risks of escalation of the Gulf crisis.
Kuwait Scraps Mandatory DNA Testing Law
Kuwait has dropped a controversial counterterrorism law mandating DNA testing for all citizens, residents and visitors which had been passed following a 2015 suicide attack, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.
US Envoy: Kuwait to Host Iraq Reconstruction Conference in Early 2018
US presidential envoy to the coalition fighting insurgent group Islamic State said on Friday (September 23, 2017) that Kuwait would hold a conference on reconstruction in Iraq early next year.
Trump Offers to Mediate Talks on Qatar Crisis
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would be willing to step in and mediate the worst dispute in decades among the U.S.-allied Arab states and Qatar.
Kuwait to finish cleaning up oil spill this week
Kuwait will finish cleaning up a crude oil spill in the country's southern waters in the Gulf this week, a Kuwaiti newspaper report said on Sunday, quoting the country's oil minister.
Kuwait says arrests 12 convicted in 2015 Iran spy case
Kuwaiti authorities have arrested 12 people convicted in absentia of spying for Iran and Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim group Hezbollah, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.
King Hamad Receives Written Letter from Emir of Kuwait concerning “Regional Developments”
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received on Tuesday (August 8, 2017) a written letter from Kuwait’s Emir Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah about “the latest regional and international developments and issues of common interest”.
Lebanon’s Hezbollah Denies Allegations of Cells Affiliated to the Party in Kuwait
Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah denied existence of any cells affiliated to Hezbollah in Kuwait, which lodged formal protest, accusing the party of training and arming 21 people.
Iran Says Ambassador to Remain in Kuwait despite Row
Iran on Monday denied reports that Kuwait had expelled its ambassador, saying it would maintain a dialogue with the Gulf Arab state after a diplomatic row over Tehran's alleged links to a "spy and terror" cell.
AFP: Kuwait Expels Iranian Diplomats over 'Terror' Cell
Kuwait on Thursday expelled Iranian diplomats and closed some embassy missions after the emirate's top court convicted a "terror" cell of links to Iran, the foreign ministry said.
Kuwait's Emir says Feels Bitter over Gulf Rift, to Push Ahead with Mediation
Kuwait's ruler on Tuesday expressed "bitterness" over what he described as an unprecedented rift in the Gulf, but said he intended to push ahead with mediation efforts, state news agency KUNA reported.
British Foreign Secretary Calls on Saudi Arabia and its Allies to End Blockade on Qatar
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called on Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf allies to end their blockade and siege of Qatar, playing down the possibility of a military escalation between the two sides.
Qatar Working with U.S., Kuwaitis on Response to Gulf Demands: Minister
Qatar said on Thursday it was working with the United States and Kuwait to respond to a list of demands presented by Arab states who have accused Doha of supporting terrorism, an allegation that ignited a regional crisis between the U.S. allies.
Kuwait, Saudi Arabia Condemn Diraz Blast
Kuwait and Saudi Arabia condemned Diraz blast, which the Ministry of Interior said it targeted its members and killed at least one policeman.
Kuwait's Ruler Calls for Gulf Unity to Heal Qatar Rift
Kuwait's ruler called on Sunday for Gulf Arab states to overcome a diplomatic dispute with Qatar that has led to the worst regional split in years, saying all parties had a duty to preserve regional unity.
Kuwaiti Court Commutes Death Sentence of ‘Pro-Iran Cell Leader’
Kuwait’s supreme court on Sunday reduced death sentence of Shiite citizen convicted of forming a pro-Iranian cell and of plotting attacks, changing it to life in prison.
Turkish FM Meets Kuwaiti Emir over Gulf Crisis, to Visit Riyadh Friday
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday held talks in Kuwait to push mediation efforts aimed at resolving a standoff between a Saudi-led alliance and Qatar.