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A busy week in Kuwait City

From the Syrian diplomatic mission resuming its consular services in Kuwait to a meeting between Kuwaiti and Egyptian businessmen, and the release of the Kuwait chapter of Human Rights Watch's World Report 2015, it’s been an eventful week in Kuwait city.

A busy week in Kuwait City
Human Rights Watch's deputy director of Middle East and North Africa division, Nadim Houry (L), Director of Kuwait's Human Rights Society Mohammad al-Humaidi (c) and Yemen and Kuwait researcher with Human Rights Watch, Belkis Wille (R), give a press conference on February 3, 2015 during which they released the Kuwait chapter of its World Report 2015 with a special focus on freedom of speech and a crackdown on online activists. (AFP/Getty Images)
A busy week in Kuwait City
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab (L) and chairman of Kuwait chamber of commerce and industry (KCCI) Ali al-Ghanim take part in a meeting with Kuwaiti and Egyptian businessmen on February 2, 2015 at the KCCI headquarters in Kuwait city. (AFP/Getty Images)
A busy week in Kuwait City
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab (L) and chairman of Kuwait chamber of commerce and industry (KCCI) Ali al-Ghanim gesture during a meeting with Kuwaiti and Egyptian businessmen on February 2, 2015 at the KCCI headquarters in Kuwait city. (AFP/Getty Images)
A busy week in Kuwait City
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab (R) speaks as chairman of Kuwait chamber of commerce and industry (KCCI) Ali al-Ghanim (L) looks on during a meeting with Kuwaiti and Egyptian businessmen on February 2, 2015 at the KCCI headquarters in Kuwait city. (AFP/Getty Images)
A busy week in Kuwait City
Syrians living in Kuwait wait to renew their passports outside their embassy in Kuwait City on February 2, 2015 after the diplomatic mission resumed consular services. The embassy closed its doors after Kuwait joined other Gulf countries in expelling Syrian envoys in February 2012 amid tensions with President Bashar al-Assad's regime. (AFP/Getty Images)
A busy week in Kuwait City
Syrians living in Kuwait wait to renew their passports outside their embassy in Kuwait City on February 2, 2015 after the diplomatic mission resumed consular services. The embassy closed its doors after Kuwait joined other Gulf countries in expelling Syrian envoys in February 2012 amid tensions with President Bashar al-Assad's regime. (AFP/Getty Images)