Iraq Says Kuwait Approves $100 Million Grant, First since 1990
Kuwait has approved a $100 million (77.89 million pounds) grant for Iraq to support humanitarian and reconstruction projects in areas retaken from Islamic State militants, an Iraqi official said on Tuesday.
Reuters: Freed Kuwaiti Opposition Politician Calls for Reforms
A prominent Kuwaiti opposition politician and government critic has called for political reforms in the Gulf state in his first public comments since he was freed from prison last week.
Kuwaiti Opposition Leader Musallam Al-Barrak Released after 2 Years of Prison
Kuwaiti security authorities released (Friday April 21, 2017) prominent Kuwaiti opposition leader, former Member of Parliament Musallam Al-Barrak, after he spent two years in prison over charges of insulting the Prince.
New $39M-Worth Kuwait Grant to Fund Bahrain Development Projects
The Kuwait Fund for Economic and Arab Development signed two grants assigned by the government of Kuwait as part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) program to fund development projects in Bahrain.
AFP: Kuwait Quizzes IS Suspect Deported From Philippines
Kuwait was set to begin questioning on Tuesday of a suspected Islamic State group jihadist deported from the Philippines as it remanded four relatives in custody, the emirate's media reported.
Bahraini FM Stresses Continuation of Gulf Dialogue with Iran
The Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmad Al Khalifa confirmed the continuation of dialogue between Gulf States and Iran, expressing his appreciation to Bahrain’s efforts and endeavours made by Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al Sabah.
Emir of Kuwait Receives Bahraini FM
Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah met Sunday (April 16, 2017) Bahraini Foreign Minister Khaled bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa in the presence of Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Kuwaiti MPs Submit Motion of Interpellation against PM
A five-point interpellation motion was submitted Wednesday by three MPs against the Prime Minister Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al Sabah.
Suspected Islamic State Cell was Planning Attacks on U.S. Forces in Kuwait
Suspected Islamic State militants arrested in Kuwait and the Philippines were planning to carry out bombings against U.S. military forces in Kuwait, the Gulf country's al-Rai newspaper reported on Monday.
Kuwait to Borrow More from International Market
Kuwait will increase its borrowing on international markets to plug a budget deficit resulting from low oil prices, the finance minister said on Tuesday.
Bahraini King Receives Letter from Emir of Kuwait, Holds Phone Call with his Saudi Counterpart
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received a written letter from his Kuwaiti counterpart Sabah Al-Ahmed Al Jaber conveyed by the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Bahrain, Azzam bin Mubarak Al Sabah. Bahraini King Receiv
After Conducting Visits to Kuwait & Qatar, Salman bin Hamad Leaves to UAE Today
Bahrain News Agency said that the Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa will conduct today (Monday, March 13, 2017) an official visit to the United Arab Emirates.
Bahrain PM, Crown Prince Discuss Gulf Visits’ Outcomes with King
Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Crown Prince Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, discussed with Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the outcomes of their recent visits in Gulf countries.
Qatar & Bahrain Stress Solid Bilateral Relations, Crown Prince in Kuwait Pushes Economic Cooperation
Bahraini Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa today held a meeting with the Qatari Amir and discussed bilateral relations. Bahraini Crown Prince, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, met today the Crown Prince of Kuwait and discussed ways to enhance bilateral collaboration across a wide range of areas.
Bahrain: Prime Minister Heads to Qatar Tomorrow, Crown Prince Visits Kuwait
Bahrain News Agency (BNA) said that Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa will leave for Doha tomorrow (Tuesday, February 28, 2017) to visit the State of Qatar and meet Qatar Amir Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.
Gulf States to Maintain Defence Spending despite Oil Price Slump
Gulf Arab states are poised to continue to spend billions of dollars on defence despite low oil prices causing severe budget deficits forcing Gulf States to introduce austerity measures and cut spending.
European Parliament Condemns Execution of 3 Dissidents in Bahrain
The European Parliament strongly condemned the executions of three people in Bahrain on 15 January 2017, and the executions of seven people by the Kuwaiti authorities on 25 January 2017.
Iran's Rouhani to visit Oman and Kuwait
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Oman and Kuwait on Wednesday, state media reported, in his first visit to the Gulf Arab states since taking power in 2013.
Kuwait Minister Quits after Grilling over Sports Ban
Kuwait's information and youth minister submitted his resignation Monday, two days before he was scheduled to face a confidence vote over a sports ban, a government source and parliamentarians said.
Kuwait: Appeals Court Overrules Acquittal of Sheikh Al-Maatouk, Fines him 20.000 KWD
The Kuwaiti appeals court overruled a verdict issued by the first-instance court acquitting the Secretary General of the "Islamic Alliance", prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Hussein Al-Maatouk, and fined him 20.000 Kuwaiti Dinar, after convicting him of “circulating false information and violating the national unity”.