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Gulf The Kuwaiti government held an extraordinary meeting on Saturday night in wake of the regional escalation between Iran and Israel. (KUNA)

Regional Escalation May Motivate Kuwait to Overcome its Political Crisis

The Kuwaiti government held an extraordinary meeting on Saturday night in wake of the regional escalation between Iran and Israel. The meeting was a real…

Merza al-Khuwaldi (Kuwait)
Gulf Men prepare to cast their votes during the parliamentary elections at a polling station, in Kuwait City, Kuwait, 04 April 2024. (EPA)

Political Crisis Looms in Kuwait

A political crisis is looming in Kuwait after a decree was issued on Monday to postpone the first meeting of the newly elected National Assembly amid reports…

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Gulf The Kuwaiti Emir met on Sunday former National Assembly Speaker Ahmad Al-Sadoun. KUNA

Kuwaiti Emir Accepts Government’s Resignation

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah accepted Sunday the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah. An Emiri…

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Gulf A Kuwaiti man consults electoral lists before casting his vote in parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kuwait City on April 4, 2024. (AFP)

Kuwait Parliamentary Elections Yield Youthful Opposition, Public Concern

Kuwait’s National Assembly elections led to 22 percent change in the parliament with the opposition retaining its seats, tribes, Shiites and youths winning new…

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Gulf  A vendor arranges decorative items in his shop at a market in Kuwait City on March 10, 2024, ahead of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AFP)

Kuwait Interior Ministry’s Call to Report Citizenship Fraud Turns into Elections Fodder

The Kuwaiti Interior Ministry’s announcement on Saturday of a hotline to report cases of dual citizenship and citizenship forgery has stirred heated debate in…

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Gulf Palace of Justice in Kuwait (KUNA)

Kuwait Top Court Criminalizes Lebanon’s Hezbollah

Kuwait’s Court of Cassation has labeled Lebanon’s Hezbollah as a “forbidden and criminal group” under national law. The court accused Hezbollah of planning…

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Business Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman. (Reuters)

Saudi Energy Minister: Ready to Raise or Lower Production at Any Time, Whatever Market Dictates 

Saudi Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman confirmed the Kingdom's readiness to raise or lower oil production at any time, according to market…

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Gulf Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah during his meeting with the editors-in-chief of Kuwaiti newspapers. (KUNA)

Kuwaiti PM: Talk of Family ‘Feud’ Is Just ‘Drama’

Kuwait’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, dismissed talk of family feuds within the ruling family as mere “drama.” He emphasized…

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