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Kuwait to invite bids for new refinery: Oil official

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 19:09

OPEC member Kuwait will invite bids for a new multi-billion-dollar oil refinery next month as part of a drive to modernise the key sector, a top executive said on Monday.

Kuwait minister accused by US of jihad links `to stay`

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 12:27

Kuwait`s Islamic affairs minister, accused by a senior US official of promoting jihad in Syria, was reported Monday as saying he will stay on after his resignation was rejected.

Arab summit opens with calls to arm Syria rebels

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 23:50

Syria`s opposition called for "sophisticated" arms at an Arab summit in Kuwait on Tuesday while Saudi Arabia stressed the need for a change in military balance to "end the impasse".

Iraq oil exports hit 25-year high in February: minister

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 01:02

Iraq exported 2.8 million barrels of oil per day in February, a top minister said.

Amit Pilaniya to participate in Asian Airgun championship

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 17:41

Shooter Amit Kumar Pilaniya will take part in the seventh Asian Airgun Championship to be held at Kuwait from March 7 to 13.

Gulf-Russia talks to focus on Syria: Kuwait

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 14:00

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet his Gulf Arab counterparts on February 18 for talks expected to focus on the Syria conflict, a Kuwaiti official has said.

Egypt Army Chief Sisi says to run for president: Kuwait paper

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 12:58

Egypt`s Army Chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in comments published in a Kuwait paper Thursday he has decided to run in the presidential election scheduled by mid-April.

Andhra woman delivers baby on board flight

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 21:41

A 37-year-old woman delivered a baby on board a city-bound Kuwait Airlines flight from the Gulf country on Wednesday.

Shell says to sell Australian energy interests

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 16:28

Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell announced on Monday the sale of stakes in Australian natural gas assets for more than one billion US dollars to a Kuwaiti state company.

Kuwait keen to buy stake in ONGC petchem projects

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 17:10

Kuwait Petroleum Corp has shown interest in buying 26 percent stake in ONGC's Rs 21,396 crore petrochemical plant at Dahej, Gujarat, as well as the state-owned firm's Rs 5,750 crore chemical plant at Mangalore.

ONGC offers stake in petrochem projects to Kuwait Petroleum

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 14:56

State-run producer Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd is seeking a strategic partnership with Kuwait Petroleum Corp (KPC) in two upcoming petrochemicals projects, its chairman said.

UN out to raise whopping USD 6.5 bn for Syrians at Kuwait meet

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 14:40

Delegates from some 60 nations meet in Kuwait Wednesday at a UN donors conference which aims to raise a whopping USD 6.5 billion (4.7 billion euros) in aid for more than 13 million Syrians affected by war.