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Kuwaiti MP says state should not pay for injured expatriate.

Safa Al Hashem calls on minister to reciprocate attitude by Egyptian state

- GulfNews - AE

Kuwait appoints refining unit CEO as oil minister.

Kuwait appointed as oil minister Bakheet al-Rashidi, who led the OPEC member's international refining unit as the business expanded from Italy to Vietnam.

- The Daily Star - LB

UAE, Kuwait target June for talks on ending oil cuts.

OPEC and allied oil producers can draft a strategy in June to end global output cuts if the market is no longer oversupplied by then, the UAE's energy minister said. Kuwait said the cuts may end before 2019 if the market is rebalanced by June.

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait ruler names son defence minister in new cabinet.

The 16-member cabinet features nine newcomers, including changes at the oil and finance ministries The post Kuwait ruler names son defence minister in new cabinet appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Kuwaiti Oil Minister: OPEC Cuts May End Earlier Than Planned.

To keep the air of mystery, or whatever remains of it after the November 30 Vienna Club meeting, Kuwait's Oil Minister Issam al Marzouq yesterday said the cuts may end before the end of 2018. We still have a full year left in the agreement, but there is a possibility that we exit the cuts agreement before 2019 if the market ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Kuwait Replaces Oil And Finance Ministers - State News Agency.

Kuwait replaced its oil and finance ministers in a cabinet reshuffle on Monday, state news agency KUNA reported.

- Rigzone.com - US

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir receives congratulations on FIFA's ban lift.

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir receives congratulations on FIFA's ban lift...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- KCCI chief congratulates His Highness Amir on GCC summit success.

Kuwait- KCCI chief congratulates His Highness Amir on GCC summit success...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait says global oil cuts can halt if market balances by June.

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11 — Opec and its global allies including Russia may end their production cuts before 2019 if the crude market re-balances by June, Kuwait's oil minister said. Russia is keen to end the output-capping deal as early as...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kuwait names ruler's son as defense minister in shakeup.

Kuwait has announced new picks for Cabinet, with five out of 16 members hailing from the royal family, including the ruler's son who has been chosen to head the Defense Ministry.

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait names ruler's son as defense minister in shakeup.

Nasser Sabah Al Sabah, in his 50s, will serve as defense minister and as deputy prime minister. He takes over the ministry from Mohammad Khaled Al Sabah.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Kuwait names ruler's son as defense minister in shakeup

KUWAIT CITY — Kuwait has announced new picks for Cabinet, with five out of 16 members hailing from the royal family, including the ruler's son who has been chosen to head the Defense Ministry.Nasser Sabah Al Sabah, in his 50s,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Iraq oil min says Kirkuk oil swap deal with Iran is for one year

By Ahmed Hagagy KUWAIT - Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said on Sunday that a deal signed with Tehran to swap up to 60,000 barrels per day of crude produced from the northern Iraqi Kirkuk oilfield for Iranian oil is for one year and subject to renewal. The agreement signed on Friday by the two OPEC countries provides ...

- Sify - IN

Kuwait bourse ends trading Sunday in red zone

Kuwait bourse ends trading Sunday in red zone...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir receives top officials

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir receives top officials...

- MENAFN - JO

UAE- Gulf Cup moved to Kuwait, official confirms

UAE- Gulf Cup moved to Kuwait, official confirms...

- MENAFN - JO

Gulf Cup to return to Kuwait after Fifa lift ban

RIYADH, Dec 9 ― Qatar has agreed to transfer this month's Gulf Cup of Nations soccer tournament back to Kuwait after Fifa lifted a two-year ban on the country's football association, state news agency QNA reported today. The transfer would...

- The Malay Mail - MY

The GCC's worst summit

This year's GCC summit in Kuwait fell apart within hours. Will there ever be another GCC summit?

- Al Jazeera - QA

FIFA praises Qatar's Initiative to move Gulf Cup to Kuwait

FIFA praises Qatar's Initiative to move Gulf Cup to Kuwait...

- MENAFN - JO

Germany Calls for Talks With Kuwait Airways Over Barring Israelis From Flights

Air traffic law is like Swiss cheese, and Kuwait Airways has put its finger in a hole that can't be blocked. Yet if the banning of selected nationals would become commonplace, it would widely upset the stability of global travel. -Sean O'Neill

- Skift - US

Kuwait- US economy added 228,000 jobs in Nov. -- Labor Dept.

Kuwait- US economy added 228,000 jobs in Nov. -- Labor Dept....

- MENAFN - JO

Fifa President to attend Gulf Cup in Kuwait

Infantino lauds nations after tournament shifted from Qatar slated to be held from December 22

- GulfNews - AE

Germany presses Kuwait over airline's rejection of Israeli

BERLIN — A German government minister has suggested holding talks with Kuwait over its national airline's refusal to transport Israeli citizens, which he says is "fundamentally unacceptable."Transport Ministry spokesman Martin...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Franken Accuser Laments That Senator Not 'Owning Up' To His Behavior

Following Sen. Al Franken's speech announcing his resignation over sexual misconduct allegations, one of his accusers said Thursday she was disappointed that Franken is still pushing back against the allegations.“I have to say that I'm so sad and appalled at his lack of response and him owning up to what he ...

- TPM News - US

Macron backs Kuwaiti efforts to end blockade of Qatar

Macron backs Kuwaiti efforts to end blockade of Qatar...

- MENAFN - JO

Macron backs Kuwaiti efforts to end blockade of Qatar

French president reiterates the need for reconciliation between Gulf countries as he meets Qatar's emir in Doha.

- Al Jazeera - QA

What remains of the GCC?

Doubts about future after only two leaders attend annual summit in Kuwait.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Kuwaiti minister says travel ban benefits Lebanon: report

Kuwait's acting information minister has downplayed the impact of his country's travel advisory against Lebanon, a local daily reported Thursday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait- Bid to smuggle hashish foiled

Kuwait- Bid to smuggle hashish foiled...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Jordanian Interpol nab 18th accused in Assembly storming

Kuwait- Jordanian Interpol nab 18th accused in Assembly storming...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Liquor with illegal expat - Drugs with Indian

Kuwait- Liquor with illegal expat - Drugs with Indian...

- MENAFN - JO

The Latest: Kuwait's emir quickly ends troubled Gulf summit

Kuwait's emir has quickly ended a troubled summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute targeting Qatar.

- Yahoo! News - US

Canada Kuwait Petrochemical advances Alberta PP complex

Canada Kuwait Petrochemical Corp., a joint venture of Pembina Pipeline Corp. and Petrochemical Industries Co. KSC, has let a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. to provide front-end engineering design services for a proposed 1.2 billion-lb/year grassroots, integrated propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene complex ...

- OGJ - US

Gulf Rulers Boycotting Qatar Skip Annual Summit

Qatar's Emir said on Tuesday he hoped a summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Kuwait would help maintain stability in the region, Al-Jazeera TV said, though three Arab heads of state involved in a rift with Qatar stayed away. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain sent ministers or deputy prime ministers to ...

- Voice of America - US

Two-day Gulf summit in Kuwait ends within hours

Kuwait's emir Tuesday quickly called an end to a planned two-day meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council within hours of its start amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute surrounding Qatar.

- The Daily Star - LB

'Two-day' Gulf summit ends within hours over Qatar

KUWAIT CITY: - Kuwait's emir on Tuesday quickly called an end to a planned two-day meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council within hours of its start amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute surrounding Qatar.

- BangkokPost - TH

Two-day Gulf summit ends within hours amid Qatar crisis

Kuwait's emir on Tuesday quickly called an end to a planned two-day meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council within hours of its start amid the ongoing diplomatic dispute surrounding Qatar. The sudden end of the meeting in Kuwait City raised new questions about the future of the GCC, a six-member...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Gulf Cooperation Council Summit opens amid calls for safeguarding GCC

Kuwaiti Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah calls for mechanism to settle disputes within GCC

- GulfNews - AE

GCC structure may have to change: Kuwait's Sheikh Sabah

Sheikh Sabah urges caution in the face of challenges as meeting in Kuwait City is cut short following a closed session.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Saudi king absent from Gulf summit attended by Qatar rival

Saudi King Salman Tuesday sent his foreign minister to lead the kingdom's delegation to a Gulf summit in Kuwait attended by the ruler of rival Qatar, official media reported.

- The Daily Star - LB

GCC summit cut short by a day amid diplomatic rift

All the delegates will leave Kuwait City on Tuesday instead of Wednesday following a closed session.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Yemen's former president Saleh predicted his assassination

Kuwaiti daily published Ali Abdullah Saleh's statement one day before his death

- GulfNews - AE

Gulf nations await crucial summit on Qatar diplomatic crisis

Kuwait's 88-year-old emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, has tried to mediate the dispute, so far without success. However, Kuwait appeared in recent days to secure promises from the GCC to attend its annual high-level summit.

- The Hindu - IN

United Arab Emirates says it has formed new a military and economic partnership with Saudi Arabia separate from the GCC

KUWAIT CITY — United Arab Emirates says it has formed new a military and economic partnership with Saudi Arabia separate from the GCC.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: UAE, Saudis form new group, separate from GCC

KUWAIT CITY — The Latest on the developments surrounding the Gulf Cooperation Council meeting in Kuwait :10:15 a.m.The United Arab Emirates says it has formed a new "joint cooperation committee" with Saudi...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Spotlight on Doha as Gulf gears up for summit

Gulf foreign ministers gathered Monday in Kuwait on the eve of an annual summit bringing together Qatar and its feuding neighbors despite little hope for an end to the bitter rift.

- The Daily Star - LB

Qatari emir to attend Gulf summit despite row: foreign minister

DOHA - Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani is expected to attend the annual summit of Gulf Arab heads of state in Kuwait on Dec. 5 and 6, Qatar's foreign minister said on Sunday, despite a deep dispute within the group.

- Reuters - US

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