Kuwaiti journalist jailed for Twitter `insults`

A Kuwait newspaper says an online journalist has been sentenced to two years in prison for posts deemed "insulting" to the Gulf nation`s ruler.

Kuwaiti firm charged with defrauding US military

A Kuwaiti firm with 8.5 billion dollars in contracts to supply food to US troops in the Middle East has been indicted for fraud, accused of taking elaborate measures to overbill the Pentagon.