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

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