Kuwait

Croatia opens embassy in Kuwait City

Croatia's embassy was formally opened in Kuwait City at a ceremony on Monday at which Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic said that her two-day official visit to this Persian Gulf country was extremely useful for the development of bilateral relations, notably in the economic field.

Great potential exists for Croatia-Kuwait economic cooperation, says president

There is great potential for development of economic cooperation between Croatia and Kuwait, primarily in the defence industry, Croatian President Kolinda Grabar Kitarovic said after her talks with the Ruler and Emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah in Bayan Palace in Kuwait City on Sunday.

Croatian president start visit to Kuwait

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic began her two-day official visit to Kuwait on Sunday with the talks with Kuwaiti Oil and Power Minister Essam Abdul Mohsen Al-Marzouq.

Member of royal family among seven hanged in Kuwait

Seven people, among them a member of the ruling family who killed his nephew, were hanged Wednesday in Kuwait's first executions in almost four years, state news agency Kuna reported.

German plane makes emergency landing in Kuwait over bomb fears

 A passenger plane flying from Oman to Germany made an emergency landing Sunday in Kuwait over suspicions that a bomb had been planted on the aircraft, Kuwait's civil aviation authority said.

Kuwait sentences Filipina to jail for joining Islamic State

Kuwait Monday sentenced a Philippine woman to 10 years in prison on charges of joining the Islamic State extremist militia.

Reports: Intelligence warns of Saudis exporting extremism to Germany

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar have been providing increasing levels of support to an ultraconservative branch of Islam in order for it to take root in Germany, German media reported, citing an intelligence report.

Opposition takes 20 out of 50 seats in Kuwaiti parliament

Kuwait's opposition made a comeback on Sunday, gaining at least 20 out of 50 seats in legislative elections held the previous day, official results showed.

Kuwaitis vote in fourth parliamentary elections since February 2012

Kuwaiti citizens lined up outside polling stations on Saturday to cast their votes in the Gulf emirate's fourth parliamentary elections since the start of 2012.

Kuwait ruler dissolves parliament, clearing way for early election

Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmed on Sunday dissolved parliament, the state news agency KUNA reported, a move clearing the way for an early election in the oil-producing Gulf country.

Kuwait increases petrol prices as low oil prices bite

Kuwait started enforcing increases in domestic petrol prices on Thursday as low oil prices have put pressure on the crude-producing Gulf country's budget.

Sale of land to Arabs jeopardising Bosnia's survival?

An increasingly frequent sale of land in Bosnia and Herzegovina to companies and people from Arab countries may pose a real long-term problem for the country and the unclear origin of money used in such transactions has become a subject of interest of local police and intelligence agencies, the local media reported last week.

Kuwait arrests 10 Iranians for alleged infiltration bid

Kuwait said on Sunday it had arrested 10 Iranians while they were trying to illegally enter the country, an incident that could further strain the Gulf nation's ties with Tehran.

Kuwaiti court sentences two to death for spying for Iran

A Kuwaiti court sentenced two men to death on Tuesday on charges of spying for Iran and the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah.

Kuwait recalls Tehran ambassador amid growing Saudi-Iran dispute

Kuwait recalled its ambassador Tuesday from Iran amid a growing regional dispute surrounding Saudi Arabia's weekend execution of a dissident Shiite cleric.