Kuwait magnate Khorafi dies at 75

Kuwait`s richest independent businessman, Jassem al-Khorafi, who served as speaker of the Gulf emirate`s Parliament for a decade, has died at the age of 75, his family said.

Kuwait seeks arbitration in oil row with Saudi: Report

Kuwait has requested arbitration in a dispute with Saudi Arabia over shared oil production from the neutral zone between the Gulf neighbours which has completely halted, a newspaper reported Tuesday.

Saudi, Kuwait to shut neutral zone oilfield: Official

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait decided to shut the second oilfield in the neutral zone, effectively halting output in the area which produced 500,000 barrels of oil, an official said Monday.

Kuwait to order Boeing F/A-18 fighters worth $3 bn: Source

Kuwait is planning a $3 billion order for 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet advanced fighter jets from Boeing, a source close to the deal told AFP Thursday.

Over 8 lakh Indians living in Kuwait

The number of Indians living legally in Kuwait has crossed 8 lakh, the largest expatriate community in the Arab country, the Indian embassy has said.

Kuwait deports opposition figure to Saudi: group

Kuwait has deported a prominent opposition figure to neighbouring Saudi Arabia months after revoking his citizenship, his group said Wednesday.

Kuwait discovers 4 new oil fields in kingdom: Report

Kuwait's state news agency says the state-run Kuwait Oil Co has discovered four new oil fields.

Kuwaiti woman sues Disney for stealing her 'Frozen' story
Kuwaiti woman sues Disney for stealing her 'Frozen' story

 A woman from Kuwait has filed a lawsuit against Disney, claiming that the story idea of the blockbuster film ' Frozen' was hers.

Kuwait emir pledges $500 million at Syria donors meet

Kuwait`s emir Tuesday pledged half a billion dollars at the start of a major donor conference for Syria, describing the crisis unfolding as the "biggest humanitarian catastrophe in modern history".

Radamel Falcao equals Colombia goals record in 3-1 win in Kuwait
Radamel Falcao equals Colombia goals record in 3-1 win in Kuwait

Striker Radamel Falcao equalised Colombia’s international goals record with a 74th-minute penalty in his country’s 3-1 away win over Kuwait in a friendly on Monday.

Kuwait riot police break up opposition protest

 Kuwaiti riot police dispersed hundreds of opposition protesters who rallied Monday to demand the release of political prisoners and press for democratic reforms in the oil-rich Gulf state.

Prosecutor accused of ignoring evidence in Kuwait 'coup plot'

A senior member of Kuwait's ruling family has accused the public prosecutor of overlooking key evidence when it cleared two former top officials of coup-plotting and corruption.

Radamel Falcao's confidence will be restored on international duty: Jose Pekerman
Radamel Falcao's confidence will be restored on international duty: Jose Pekerman

Colombia football team manager Jose Pekerman on Sunday pledged to restore striker Radamel Falcao's diminished confidence when he joins up with his international teammates next week.

Kuwait arrests opposition figure after Saudi complaint

Kuwaiti secret police arrested the leader of an opposition youth group early on Wednesday following a complaint from the Saudi embassy, the interior ministry and activists said.

Kuwait minister quits after accusing MPs over bribery

Kuwait`s electricity and water minister resigned on Monday a day after he indirectly accused some lawmakers of accepting bribes to grill him.

Kuwait arrests Islamist leader over Saudi `insult`

Kuwait has arrested the leader of the Islamist Ummah Party for allegedly insulting the neighbouring Gulf state of Saudi Arabia on television, the Interior Ministry said.

Kuwait opposition protests in support of jailed leader

Hundreds of Kuwaiti opposition activists rallied in the capital Monday demanding the release of a prominent leader and calling for democratic reforms in the oil-rich Gulf state.

 

UAE to try Kuwaiti ex-MP for 'inciting sedition'

The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday it will try a Kuwaiti Islamist ex-MP in absentia for allegedly "inciting sedition" in remarks he made about Abu Dhabi`s powerful crown prince.

IS executioner `Jihadi John` condemned 9/11, London attacks: Recording

The London graduate believed to be Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" once denounced the 9/11 attacks and the 2005 bombings in the British capital, according to an audio recording released Tuesday.

Best employee we ever had: Jihadi John's former boss

 In fresh revelations about the journey from normality to infamy of the man known as "Jihadi John", it has come to light that Mohammed Emwazi, the Briton identified as an Islamic State (IS) executioner, was once a star salesman for a Kuwaiti IT company.