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

Kuwait Denies Deal to Release Iranian Spies

Kuwait has denied it agreed to release convicted Iranian spies in exchange for two of its citizens detained for violating visa rules.Gabe Kahn., 12/21/2011, 9:01 PM

Kuwait Elections Declared for February 2

As corruption charges dominate headlines in Kuwait City, the emir is forging ahead with plans for new elections.Gabe Kahn., 12/19/2011, 9:23 PM

Kuwait Corruption Probe in Full Swing

Prosecutors in Kuwait City began questioning 15 former lawmakers accused of selling their votes to the previous government for money.Gabe Kahn., 12/15/2011, 1:15 AM

Kuwaiti Emir Dissolves Parliament

Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah paved the way for new elections in Kuwait among ongoing allegations of widespread corruptionGabe Kahn., 12/6/2011, 10:16 PM

Kuwait Corruption Scandal Widens Into Vote Buying Probe

Days after Kuwait's cabinet resigned amid a corruption scandal prosecutors are probing rumors of parliamentary vote buyingGabe Kahn., 12/2/2011, 1:49 PM

Kuwait Warns Citizens 'Leave Syria Now'

Kuwait warned its citizens Thursday to leave Syria "to ensure their safety" while they still can. Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 4:06 PM

New Kuwait Government 'Within Hours'

Kuwait's Emir is expected to appoint an interim government who will tasked with overseeing new elections.Gabe Kahn., 11/30/2011, 6:07 PM

Kuwait Cabinet Resigns Amid Corruption Brouhaha

Kuwait's government dissolved itself less that two weeks after protesters stormed parliament decrying widespread corruption.Gabe Kahn., 11/28/2011, 6:48 PM

Kuwaiti Parliament Stormed, Emir Orders Calm Restored

Kuwait's ruler tells security forces to restore order after parliment was stormed by protesters -- opposition vows revenge if demands unmet.Gabe Kahn., 11/17/2011, 7:30 PM

Egypt May Not Allow Kuwaiti Attorneys to Defend Mubarak

A team of Kuwaiti attorneys has volunteered to help defend Hosni Mubarak in court Monday but may not be allowed.Chana Ya'ar, 9/4/2011, 1:07 PM

Kuwait Reconsiders Lawfare Suit Against Israel at The Hague

Kuwait has reconsidered a plan to sue Israel at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 3:40 PM

Kuwait: World's Most Girthy Country

Kuwait, a veritable mecca of fat cats, proves to be the world's fattest country.Gabe Kahn., 8/15/2011, 4:52 PM

Kuwaiti Cop Goes on Ramadan Murder Spree

Four foreign workers slain as Kuwaiti police officer goes on Ramadan killing spree when he found two eating before iftar.Gabe Kahn., 8/5/2011, 2:47 PM

Bahrain Sentences Iranian Spies

Bahrain has sentenced one of its citizens and two Iranian diplomats to 10 years in prison for spying; Bahrain, Kuwait, and US forces were targets.Gabe Kahn., 7/6/2011, 10:03 PM

Kuwait Teacher Sacked for Praising Jews

A teacher in Kuwait was sacked for holding up Jewish ethics as a role model for students to follow.Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2011, 12:49 PM

Kuwaiti MPs Duke It Out Over 'Terrorist' Insult

Kuwaiti MPs duke it out when Guantanamo Bay detainees called "terrorists" in the plenum.Gabe Kahn., 5/18/2011, 9:56 PM

Kuwait ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ for UN Human Rights Panel

Syria’s killing of protesters costs it a place on the UN Human Rights panel. Its candidacy is taken over by Kuwait, where there is no rule of law. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/11/2011, 1:40 PM

Middle East Round-Up April 4-6

A review of the turbulent events in the Middle East for April 4-6; Assad Bans Soccer; the Saudis are tense; and More!Gabe Kahn., 4/6/2011, 10:31 PM

Kuwaiti Cabinet Resigns, Iranian 'Spies' Expelled

Groundswell of political unrest in the region has arrived in Kuwait. The cabinet has resigned and Iranian diplomats have been expelled as spies.Chana Ya'ar, 3/31/2011, 10:09 PM

Kuwait To Sue Shiite Newspaper Over Saudi "Invasion" Headline

Sunni Kuwait is suing a Shiite paper that characterized Saudi involvement in quelling Shiite protests as an "Invasion" of the Sunni-ruled nation.Gabe Kahn., 3/24/2011, 1:14 AM

Watchdog Group: Media Situation Worsens in Bahrain, Kuwait

Press Without Borders chides Bahrain for trials of bloggers, slams Kuwait for arresting journalist who criticized the prime minister.Gil Ronen, 11/1/2010, 4:21 PM

Hamas Leader Unwelcome in Egypt

Cairo has rolled up the red carpet and said that Damascus-based Hamas political bureau chief Khaled Mashaal is unwelcome.Hana Levi Julian, 1/20/2010, 11:07 AM

Unified Arab Front Calls for More US Pressure on Israel

Kuwaiti, Jordanian and Saudi officials gave US leaders Obama and Clinton the same message: more pressure on Israel, now.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 8/3/2009, 11:50 PM