Human Rights Watch on Thursday urged Kuwaiti authorities to release a transgender woman who was sentenced to two years in prison for "imitating the opposite sex". Maha al-Mutairi, 40, has been arrested several times before on the same grounds, her lawyer, Ibtissam al-Enezi told AFP, adding that the latest conviction -- which included "misusing phone…
7 Oct 2020
Kuwait's new emir, Sheikh Nawaf, on Wednesday named his half-brother Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah, a long-serving top security official, as crown prince.
30 Sep 2020
The body of Kuwait's late ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah arrived home Wednesday after he died in the US at the age of 91, paving the way for his half-brother to be sworn in as the new emir.
30 Sep 2020
Kuwait on Wednesday swore in its new emir, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and prepared to receive the body of his half-brother, the late ruler Sheikh Sabah who died in the US at the age of 91.
29 Sep 2020
Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, regarded as the architect of the nation's modern foreign policy, died on Tuesday at the age of 91, according to the royal court.
15 Sep 2020
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has given a positive outlook on the future of hydrocarbon, stating that controlling the market for another 60 years is feasible. Speaking as the group, yesterday, marked its 60th anniversary, its Secretary-General, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, noted that the cartel could sustain its role globally for the next six…
4 Aug 2020
The health of Kuwait's 91-year-old ruler, currently receiving hospital treatment in the United States, has shown a "remarkable improvement", Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah told parliament on Tuesday
23 Jul 2020
Kuwait's 91-year-old ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah left for the United States Thursday to undergo medical treatment, his office said, days after he had surgery for an undisclosed illness.
11 Jan 2020
World leaders paid homage to Sultan Qaboos of Oman, who died at the age of 79, as a wise and moderate leader and a champion of Arab and Islamic nations.
4 Jan 2020
To reduce fire incidents, eliminate losses and guard against downtime especially in the petrol chemical industry, an innovative protection system
26 Sep 2019
It should be worrisome that an old story of how so many developed and developing economies have been gaining brains from our brain drain in the health sector is still a recent discussion point by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). This is a sad commentary on our development.
15 Mar 2019
FIFA chiefs will decide today whether to back an expansion of the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams but a final decision will only be taken at a meeting in Paris in June, sources said yesterday. According to AFP, the FIFA Council meeting in Miami today will give its verdict on an internal feasibility study,…