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News: Kuwait

We have started to collect the most important news related to Kuwait in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Kuwait – overview

Kuwait: news

Crunch 'cost Arabs $2.5 trillion'

Saturday, January 17th 2009, 4:42

The global economic crisis has cost Arab countries $2,500bn in the last four months alone, according to Kuwait's foreign minister.
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Kuwait government 'to step down'

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 12:10

The government of Kuwait tenders its resignation, in an effort to stop MPs questioning the prime minister, reports say.
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Court closes Kuwait stock market

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 10:22

A court orders Kuwait's stock exchange to close until 17 November following protests over falling share prices.
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Kuwait ends 18-year Iraq absence

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 17:16
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Baghdad

The first Kuwaiti ambassador to Iraq since the 1990 invasion presents his credentials in Baghdad and vows to "forget the past".
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Output issues loom as Opec meets

Monday, September 8th 2008, 20:17
related countries: Iran Iran

The UAE and Kuwait find themselves in opposition to Iran on oil production levels, as Opec ministers gather.
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Kuwaiti emir re-appoints premier

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 16:44

The ruler of Kuwait names his nephew, Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammed al-Sabah, as prime minister.
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Islamists dominate Kuwait polls

Sunday, May 18th 2008, 11:00

Results for the Kuwaiti election show strong gains for conservative Islamists, but women fail to win a seat.
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Kuwait in mourning for late emir

Wednesday, May 14th 2008, 8:41

Kuwait announces three days of official mourning after the death of former Emir Sheikh Saad al-Sabah.
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Former emir dies in Kuwait City

Tuesday, May 13th 2008, 18:59

A former Kuwaiti emir, Sheik Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah, dies at the age of 78 after a long illness, state TV reports.
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'Guantanamo man' in Iraq attack

Wednesday, May 7th 2008, 18:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A former Kuwaiti detainee at Guantanamo Bay carried out a recent suicide bombing in Iraq, the US says.
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Kuwait emir calls fresh elections

Wednesday, March 19th 2008, 17:50

Kuwait's ruler dissolves parliament in a continuing political crisis between MPs and the cabinet.
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