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In Kuwait, 'too many foreigners' becomes a frequent refrain.

Kuwait's first new government hospital in more than three decades will soon open its doors – but only to Kuwaiti citizens.

- The Daily Star - LB

In Kuwait, 'too many foreigners' becomes a frequent refrain.

Doctors say establishing citizen-only hospitals is discriminatory and goes against the Hippocratic Oath

- GulfNews - AE

In Kuwait, 'too many foreigners' becomes a frequent refrain.

Kuwait's first new government hospital in more than three decades will soon open its doors — but only to Kuwaiti citizens. It's the latest in a series of steps targeting foreigners, including laborers who build high-rise towers, sweep the roads and clean toilets in this tiny oil-rich emirate: a group that far outnumbers ...

- Stars and Stripes - US

In Kuwait, 'too many foreigners' becomes a frequent refrain.

KUWAIT CITY " Kuwait's first new government hospital in more than three decades will soon open its doors " but only to Kuwaiti citizens.It's the latest in a series of steps targeting foreigners, including laborers who build...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Iran interference must stop before talks: UAE.

Kuwait emir's Oman visit believed to be liniked to dialogue issue

- GulfNews - AE

UAE hit by poor Q4 earnings Kuwait retreats in volatile trade.

UAE hit by poor Q4 earnings Kuwait retreats in volatile trade...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait cadets for French helicopter training .

A group of ten Kuwaiti cadets has arrived at Défense Conseil International's International Academic and Aeronautical Training Centre in Salon-de-Provence, France, to begin helicopter pilot training.

- Jane’s - US

Kuwait jails senior official for joining ISIS.

Kuwait's supreme court on Sunday sentenced a top bureaucrat to 10 years in jail for joining and fighting with ISIS in Syria and Iraq

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait MPs fight back against govt price rise plans.

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 19 — A parliamentary panel in Kuwait today approved draft legislation calling for the scrapping of government plans to raise petrol and power prices to combat a budget deficit. The financial and economic affairs committee said...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kuwait's top court jails senior official for joining IS militants.

Bureaucrat was also convicted of attempting to entice other Kuwaiti nationals to also join the terrorist outfit The post Kuwait's top court jails senior official for joining IS militants appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Still Not Complying With OPEC Cuts: Kuwait Boasts 2.75 Million Bpd Output.

Kuwait -- one of the strongest supporters of the Saudi-led OPEC supply-cut deal and a member of the monitoring committee on the production reduction – is boasting that its own oil output has reached 2.75 million bpd, above the targeted level under the cartel's agreement. According to remarks by the CEO of Kuwait Oil ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Kuwait-based Burgan income grows by 12pct

Kuwait-based Burgan income grows by 12pct...

- MENAFN - JO

Iran attempts to mend ties with Gulf countries

President Hassan Rouhani has called for greater unity between Shia and Sunni Muslims during his first official visit to the Arab Gulf since being elected in 2013. On a visit to Kuwait he was welcomed by Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. Copyright © euronews 2017

- Albawaba - UK

UK: Free Speech for Dictators Only

How come, then, that John Bercow did not think it advisable to oppose the Emir of Kuwait's visit due to its "sexism" and "immigration ban"? No, Bercow granted the Emir a speech in the Queen's Robing Room. It is evidently acceptable to be a representative

- Hudson New York - US

Kuwaiti teen arrested for knifing compatriot in Pattaya

CHON BURI – An 18-year-old Kuwaiti was caught and charged shortly after his compatriot was stabbed during a quarrel inside a convenience store in Pattaya on Thursday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Kuwait''s oil production stands at 2.75 mln bpd - KOC

Kuwait''s oil production stands at 2.75 mln bpd - KOC...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwaiti Emiri Court mourns death of Sheikh Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Malik Al-Sabah

Kuwaiti Emiri Court mourns death of Sheikh Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Malik Al-Sabah...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi and Iranian Rapprochement in the Face of Russia and Turkey

It is strange to hear talk of an alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iran, whose competition is notorious. The two states, who have clashed in multiple countries, now find themselves in a new political situation which may force them to work together. At the very least they may have to modify their respective policies by ...

- The Washington Institute - US

Rouhani says he wants 'better ties' with Gulf states

Ahead of Kuwait leg of tour, president says Shiites and Sunnis have 'coexisted for hundreds of years'

- GulfNews - AE

Kuwait lawmakers took cash for votes: opposition MP

An opposition lawmaker Wednesday accused more than a dozen former and current members of Kuwait's Parliament of accepting millions of dollars from the government in exchange for votes.

- The Daily Star - LB

Rouhani eyes better ties with Gulf Arabs

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Wednesday visited Kuwait as part of a lightning two-nation tour aimed at mending ties with Gulf neighbors strained by the conflicts in Syria and Yemen.

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait lawmakers took cash for votes: opposition MP

An opposition lawmaker Wednesday accused more than a dozen former and current members of Kuwait's parliament of accepting millions of dollars from the government in exchange for votes.

- The Daily Star - LB

Iran's Rouhani begins Gulf tour to soothe relations

Kuwaiti foreign minister visited Tehran last month, calling for a normalisation of ties The post Iran's Rouhani begins Gulf tour to soothe relations appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Iran president says wants good ties with Gulf ahead of regional trip

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country sought good relations with its Gulf Arab neighbors as he began a one-day trip to Oman and Kuwait Wednesday, his first since taking power in 2013

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait MP wades into controversy over Islamisation amendment

Mohammad Al Hayef has called for amending an article in the constitution

- GulfNews - AE

Kuwait Oil Minister: Non-OPEC Compliance To Cuts At 50 Percent

While OPEC producers are boasting an unusually high initial 90 percent plus compliance to the oil output cuts, the non-OPEC nations that have joined the global deal to curb oil supply are complying at a 50 percent-rate, Kuwait's Oil Minister Essam al-Marzouq said on Monday. OPEC's compliance is around 92 percent, while ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Kuwait's senior military official visits Sudan

February 11, 2017 , Kuwait's Army Chief of Staff Lt Gen. Mohammad Khaled Al-Khodher Saturday has started a three-day visit to Sudan for talks on military cooperation. According to the official SUNA, the Kuwaiti senior military official and his accompanying delegation, aims to strengthen military cooperation in the areas of ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Kuwait: First Executions in 4 Years

– Kuwait carried out seven executions by hanging on January 25, 2017, the first time the Gulf state carried out the death penalty in four years, Human Rights Watch said today. Kuwait's decision reflects a growing trend in the region to increase the use of, or lift moratoriums on, the death penalty. Expand Kuwait carried ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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