Kuwait: 'Blasphemy' charge for activist over Koran comments

Prominent activist and professor could face jail time for noting Kuwaiti constitution has legal precedence.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/15/2016, 2:50 PM

Kuwaiti writer tells Arab world: Recognize Israel

Popular Kuwaiti columnist pens article calling on Arab, Muslim world to 'immediately recognize Israel,' drop terms like 'Zionist entity.'David Rosenberg, 4/11/2016, 10:34 PM

Kuwait expels 14 suspected members of Hezbollah

Kuwait expels 11 Lebanese and three Iraqis, following decision to blacklist Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.Ben Ariel, 3/22/2016, 5:46 AM

Paris: Student expelled for anti-Semitic Facebook comments

Amira Jumaa becomes first student expelled from the prestigious Sciences Po University in Paris for her Jew hatred.Shoshana Miskin, 1/17/2016, 5:50 PM

Kuwait, too, recalls its Iran ambassador

Gulf kingdom joins Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Sudan in breaking ties with Iran as Sunni-Shi'ite rift expands.Gil Ronen, 1/5/2016, 12:21 PM

Can the Dubai Model Inspire Arabs?

There are reasons for Dubai to be careful despite its seeming prosperity.Prof. Daniel Pipes, 12/31/2015, 10:02 PM

Kuwait Airways drops NYC-London flights after Israeli complaint

Kuwait Airways decides to scrap flights between JFK and Heathrow rather than lift its discriminatory ban on Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 5:13 AM

Kuwait arrests members of ISIS terrorist cell

Kuwait arrests six men suspected of recruiting terrorists for the ISIS jihadist group.Ben Ariel, 11/20/2015, 5:45 AM

Olympic Committee drops Kuwait for banning Israeli

Kuwaiti event gets Olympic qualifying status revoked, after Israeli official barred from entering the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2015, 8:45 AM

French embassy fires intern over anti-Semitic Facebook rant

Kuwaiti intern at French embassy in the U.S. dismissed after referring to Jews as scums and rats on Facebook.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 3:12 AM

Kuwait Airways Found to Have Discriminated Against Israelis

United States government determines that Kuwait Airways discriminated against an Israeli by refusing to sell him a ticket.Ben Ariel, 10/1/2015, 5:14 AM

Kuwait Terror Suspects Deny Ties to Iran

More than 20 Kuwaitis deny in court they are linked to Iran and Hezbollah, allege they were tortured and forced to confess.Ben Ariel, 9/16/2015, 5:17 AM

Iran Objects to Kuwait Linking it to Terror Cell

Islamic Republic and known terror supporter cries foul over link to Hezbollah spying cell in Kuwait.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2015, 6:32 PM

Kuwait Charges 24 Terror Suspects with Links to Iran

Kuwait charges 24 people suspected of links to Iran and Hezbollah with plotting terrorist attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2015, 5:15 AM

Kuwaiti MP: Iran the True Enemy of the Arab States

Gulf state once on good terms with Tehran drifts further away after Iran tries to market disputed oilfield, accused of arming terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2015, 3:57 PM

Iran Tried to Set Up 'Hezbollah Sleeper Cell' in Kuwait

Kuwaiti authorities say arms cache seized last week smuggled in from Iran; Revolutionary Guard trained Hezbollah 'sleeper cell.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2015, 3:49 PM

Kuwait Nabs Members of Hezbollah Terror Cell

Kuwait authorities seize huge arms cache, arrests three suspected members of a terrorist cell linked to Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 8/14/2015, 3:43 AM

In Kuwait, Iran's Zarif Calls for 'United Front' Against Terror

Iran’s foreign minister calls for united front among Middle Eastern nations to fight terrorism in first regional trip since deal with West.Elad Benari, 7/27/2015, 5:12 AM

Kuwait Charges 29 in Mosque Attack

Kuwait charges 29 people over the suicide bombing of a Shiite mosque that was claimed by ISIS.Ben Ariel, 7/15/2015, 4:42 AM

Kuwait Makes Arrest in Attack on Mosque

Kuwait detains the owner of a car that took a bomber to carry out an attack on a Shiite mosque.Ben Ariel, 6/28/2015, 5:44 AM

State Department: No Evidence Three Attacks Were Related

State Department spokesman says there is evidence that attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait were coordinated.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/27/2015, 1:01 AM

White House Condemns 'Heinous' Series of Attacks

White House condemns spate of terrorist attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, offers support to the affected countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/26/2015, 8:26 PM

Lawyer for Father of 'Jihadi John' Resigns

Kuwaiti lawyer representing the father of alleged ISIS executioner quits the case after filing lawsuits for his client.Ben Ariel, 3/9/2015, 12:15 AM

Reports: 'Jihadi John' Relatives Under Surveillance in Kuwait

Kuwaiti authorities are monitoring family members of Mohammed Emwazi, believed to be ISIS executioner 'Jihadi John.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2015, 9:48 AM

US Defense Chief Convenes Anti-ISIS War Council in Kuwait

Sec. of Defense Ashton Carter holds meeting of military, diplomatic heads at US base for 'open discussion' on dealing with Islamic State.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2015, 10:32 PM

Kuwaiti Cleric to Hamas: No Ceasefire Until They Bow Before Us

A Kuwaiti cleric recently called on Hamas not to agree to a ceasefire until Israel is erased.Elad Benari, 7/23/2014, 6:36 AM

Shifting Alliances? Iran and Kuwait Sign Historic Agreements

In first visit by Kuwaiti emir to Iran since 1979 Islamic revolution, six agreements signed, including one on security.Ari Yashar, 6/2/2014, 2:38 PM

Arab League Officially Rejects 'Jewish State'

Arab League summit backs Abbas in refusing to recognize Israel as Jewish, says Israel responsible for 'tensions in the Middle East'.Ari Yashar, 3/26/2014, 4:32 PM

Syrian Opposition Calls for 'Sophisticated Arms'

Arab League summit kicks off with rebel calls for anti-aircraft, other advanced weaponry; Arabs set to reject recognition of 'Jewish state'.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2014, 4:38 PM

Arab Summit Pits Qatar against Everyone Else

Syrian conflict takes center stage at an Arab summit starting Tuesday in Kuwait, but Egypt is too hot to handle.AFP and Arutz Sheva staff, 3/25/2014, 9:09 AM

Arab League Summit Backs Abbas's Stubbornness in Talks

Middle East Muslim countries declare refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state, as they grapple with regional conflicts.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2014, 10:56 PM

Kuwaiti Columnist: Arabs Should Have their Brains Examined

Kuwaiti columnist Fouad Al-Hashem mocks Arabs who idolize their leaders. "The truth is that the Arabs are, in fact, 'all mental.'"Elad Benari, 2/28/2014, 6:15 AM

Kuwait Boycotts Abu Dhabi Conference Because of Israel

Kuwait boycotts regional conference on renewable energy because of the presence of a "Zionist" delegation.Elad Benari, 1/19/2014, 5:45 AM

Report: Iran Arming Hezbollah via Iraq to Avoid IAF Strikes

In an effort to avoid Israeli strikes, Tehran using Iraqi national airport to arm Shia terrorist group, Kuwait newspaper claims.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 9:27 PM

Human Rights Watch: Kuwait Wrong For Imprisoning Shiite Tweeter

Man, 23, sentenced to 10 years for religious insults; Human Rights Watch: Release him immediately.Tova Dvorin, 10/29/2013, 3:53 PM

Kuwait Proposes Test to 'Detect' Gays, Ban their Entry

Gulf Arab state plans stricter measures to "help us detect gays who will be then barred from entering Gulf countries."Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/8/2013, 1:07 PM

Kuwait Deports Nine Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Supporters

Officials deported pro-Morsi protesters that illegally demonstrated outside of the Egyptian Consulate in Roudha.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/19/2013, 3:14 PM

Two Kuwaiti MPs: 'It is Permitted' to Deal With Israel

Two Kuwaiti Members of Parliament gave their approval for the kingdom to have dealings with Israel, according to MEMRI.Rina Tzvi , 7/2/2013, 8:01 PM

Rights Group Urges Kuwait to Drop 'Offending Emir' Charges

Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urges Kuwait to drop charges against individuals accused of offending the emir.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2013, 12:46 AM

Several Wounded in Iran Explosion

Several people were wounded Sunday in an explosion in Bandar Imam Khomeini, a port city in Iran, but few details have been released.Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2013, 4:55 PM

Kuwaiti MP Calls for Probe of Alleged Israeli Business Ties

A Kuwaiti MP has called for an official investigation of country’s interior minister for allegedly establishing business ties with Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/11/2013, 10:06 AM

Kuwait: Man Given Five Years for Insulting the Emir on Twitter

A Kuwaiti court sentences a local man to five years in prison for insulting the emir on Twitter.Elad Benari, 2/4/2013, 6:42 AM

Kuwaiti FM Receives First PA Envoy in 22 Years

Kuwait Foreign Minister received the first envoy of the Palestinian Authority to the Gulf state in 22 years. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/11/2013, 1:16 AM

Mass Protests Against Gov't Still Peaceful in Kuwait

Tens of thousands of Kuwaiti protesters have remained peaceful in the capital as they demonstrate against the country's government.Chana Ya'ar, 12/9/2012, 11:44 PM

Saudi Arabia Arrests 14 Iranian Infiltrators

Saudi officers have arrested 14 Iranians trying to infiltrate on an Iranian boat. Official version: They got lost on their wait to Kuwait. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/22/2012, 4:06 PM

Kuwaiti Court: Opinions Threaten National Security

A 26-year old Kuwaiti man will spend 10 years in prison for 'endangering state security' by insulting the Prophet Mohammad, others.Gabe Kahn, 6/4/2012, 7:48 PM

Kuwaiti MPs Approve Death Penalty for 'Cursing Allah'

Kuwait’s parliament provisionally passed amendments to its penal code stipulating death for those who curse the Islamic god.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/15/2012, 1:15 PM

Kuwait Man Receives 7 Year Sentence for Tweets

A Kuwaiti man has received seven years in prison for a series of Tweets local Shiites considered offensive and 'damaged Kuwait's image'Gabe Kahn, 4/10/2012, 7:20 PM

Gulf War on Free Speech Spreads to Kuwait

Kuwaiti authorities arrested a man for a series of Tweets they say insulted the Prophet Mohammad Gabe Kahn, 3/28/2012, 10:10 PM

Kuwait Forms New Cabinet

Kuwait's Emir has accepted the recommendation of his prime minister for a new government after a tulmitous election campaign.Gabe Kahn., 2/14/2012, 10:29 PM

Kuwaiti Emir Appoints New Prime Minister

Following a stunning Islamic victory in Kuwait's polls, Kuwait's ruler has tapped his trusted conferee Sheikh Jaber to head the new cabinetGabe Kahn., 2/7/2012, 10:16 PM

Kuwait Heads to the Polls

After a corruption scandal that saw parliament stormed and campaigns marred by arson and riots, Kuwaits are voting.Gabe Kahn., 2/2/2012, 4:04 PM

Kuwaitis Tense Ahead of Elections

Two days of campaign-related unrest has prompted Kuwait's interior ministry to as candidates to suspend rallies on the eve of elections.Gabe Kahn., 2/1/2012, 9:54 PM

Kuwait Delays Appeal in Iranian Espionage Case

A Kuwaiti appeals court has delayed the appeal of convicted Iranian spies until March.Gabe Kahn., 1/9/2012, 9:42 PM

Iran-Kuwait Oil Feud Feeds Gulf Tensions

Oil lies at the heart of tensions between Iran and its Gulf Arab neighbors as they vie for hegemony over the world's key oil reserves.Gabe Kahn., 1/5/2012, 3:47 AM

Kuwait's Revolving Door of Corruption

As Kuwait gears up for elections in the wake of a corruption scandal, some 270 parliamentary candidates have open legal cases against them Gabe Kahn., 1/2/2012, 9:03 PM