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Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law
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Kuwait praised for 'major breakthrough' on labour law

Saturday, 4 July 2015 1:35 AM

Human Rights Watch applauds move by Gulf state to adopt new law giving domestic workers enforceable labour rights

Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing
Culture & Society»

Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together a week after Kuwait bombing

Friday, 3 July 2015 5:56 PM

Hundreds pray for unity, vowing to block any attempt to stir sectarian division a week after ISIL attack

Kuwait may issue bonds to finance budget deficit
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait may issue bonds to finance budget deficit

Thursday, 2 July 2015 3:43 PM

Finance Minister Anas al-Saleh says issuing bonds is among various options being considered

Kuwait assembly approves 2015-16 budget, $27bn deficit
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Kuwait assembly approves 2015-16 budget, $27bn deficit

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 5:25 PM

Deficit assumes an oil price of $45 per barrel; expected to tighten if oil prices trade in mid-$60s range

Kuwait casts doubt over refinery project with China
Energy»

Kuwait casts doubt over refinery project with China

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 5:16 PM

Oil minister says not ready to proceed with China refinery project unless it achieves 'sufficient benefits'

Kuwait said to arrest two police officers in crackdown on militants
Culture & Society»

Kuwait said to arrest two police officers in crackdown on militants

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 2:34 PM

Security crackdown launched after last week's deadly bombing on a mosque claimed by ISIL

Kuwait says in 'state of war' with militant groups
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait says in 'state of war' with militant groups

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 4:50 PM

Interior minister says aware of other terrorist cells operating in country; ISIL mosque attack killed 27 last week

Kuwait said to detain 60 suspected of Islamist militant links
Culture & Society»

Kuwait said to detain 60 suspected of Islamist militant links

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 2:07 PM

Gulf state reportedly also closes local charity for alleged violations in raising funds for Syrians

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey
Wellness»

Gulf residents report less sleep (but also less stress) during Ramadan: survey

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:18 AM

Research by the Sleep Cycle app found those in the UAE got the most sleep, while those in Oman got the least

Gulf share prices fall on militant attacks, Greece crisis
Markets»

Gulf share prices fall on militant attacks, Greece crisis

Sunday, 28 June 2015 5:48 PM

Kuwait stock index edges down after ISIL suicide bomber kills 27 people in mosque attack

Kuwait says mosque suicide bomber was Saudi national
Culture & Society»

Kuwait says mosque suicide bomber was Saudi national

Sunday, 28 June 2015 2:00 PM

Interior ministry names bomber as Fahd Suliman Abdul-Muhsen Al Qabaa; attack killed at least 27 people on Friday

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Coordinated or not, attacks show ISIL's growing reach
Politics & Economics»

Coordinated or not, attacks show ISIL's growing reach

Sunday, 28 June 2015 10:38 AM

Attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia kill dozens on one day

Kuwait arrests driver of car that drove suicide bomber to mosque
Culture & Society»

Kuwait arrests driver of car that drove suicide bomber to mosque

Saturday, 27 June 2015 12:49 PM

OPEC member state Kuwait says it has stepped up security at Kuwait Petroleum Corp after attack that killed 27

Kuwait's UPAC confirms $224m Reem Mall investment
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait's UPAC confirms $224m Reem Mall investment

Saturday, 27 June 2015 1:26 AM

Company will invest in Abu Dhabi's new $1bn Reem Mall project which is set to open in 2018

Death toll from Kuwait mosque suicide attack rises to 27
Culture & Society»

Death toll from Kuwait mosque suicide attack rises to 27

Friday, 26 June 2015 3:57 PM

ISIL claims responsibility for attack on Shi'ite mosque which also wounds more than 220 people


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