Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah
Oct 02, 2012 12:07 EDT
Kuwaiti riot police on Tuesday used tear gas and smoke bombs to disperse hundreds of stateless demonstrators who were demanding citizenship and other rights, witnesses and activists said.
Jul 19, 2012 10:32 EDT
Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah issued a decree Thursday naming a new cabinet with little change as most of the ministers in the previous government were retained, the official KUNA news agency said.
Jun 25, 2012 11:27 EDT
The Kuwaiti cabinet submitted its resignation to the oil-rich Gulf state's ruler on Monday, days after the top court nullified legislative elections, the information minister said.
Jun 25, 2012 04:58 EDT
Middle East countries welcomed on Sunday the election of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's first president following the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.
Jun 24, 2012 14:17 EDT
Middle East countries welcomed on Sunday the election of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's first president since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.
Jun 24, 2012 12:58 EDT
Arab governments and leaders welcomed on Sunday the election of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi as Egypt's first president since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.
Jun 20, 2012 07:40 EDT
Kuwait's constitutional court on Wednesday declared February's legislative polls in which the opposition swept to victory illegal and reinstated the previous pro-government parliament, state media said.
Jun 12, 2012 19:14 EDT
Kuwait's Social Affairs and Labour Minister Ahmad al-Rujaib has resigned, becoming the second minister to quit the four-month-old cabinet, the official KUNA news agency reported Tuesday.
Jun 06, 2012 11:03 EDT
Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, has refused to sign a bill passed by parliament stipulating the death penalty for major religious offences, sources in the assembly said Wednesday.
Apr 24, 2012 08:45 EDT
Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has given a visiting Kuwaiti minister a shotgun that belonged to Saddam Hussein, a source at Talabani's office in Sulaimaniyah told AFP on Tuesday.
Mar 29, 2012 10:06 EDT
Arab leaders on Thursday urged a peaceful solution to the crisis in Syria at a landmark summit in Baghdad, marred by stayaways and a mortar attack near the Iranian embassy as the meeting opened.
Mar 29, 2012 05:59 EDT
Arab leaders met in Baghdad Thursday for a landmark summit, which included the first visit by a Kuwaiti emir since Iraq's 1990 invasion, but will stop short of calling for Syria's president to quit.
Mar 28, 2012 13:04 EDT
Kuwait on Wednesday returned to Iraq 44 fishermen and six vessels seized for crossing into its territorial waters, the interior ministry said.
Feb 15, 2012 08:58 EST
Kuwait's emir on Wednesday called on MPs and the government to cooperate, end disputes and fend off internal and external dangers as the opposition consolidated its grip on parliament.
Feb 14, 2012 08:58 EST
Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah named a new cabinet on Tuesday with 10 new faces, including the oil and defence ministers, and no women, despite objections from the opposition.
Feb 02, 2012 12:53 EST
Kuwaitis voted on Thursday in a snap election for the wealthy Gulf state's fourth parliament in less than six years, with pollsters predicting a solid victory for the Islamist-led opposition.
Feb 02, 2012 07:52 EST
Kuwaitis were casting ballots Thursday in a snap vote to elect the fourth parliament in less than six years, with pollsters predicting a solid victory for the Islamist-led opposition.
Feb 02, 2012 03:02 EST
Kuwaitis were casting ballots Thursday in a snap vote to elect the fourth parliament in less than six years, with unofficial polls showing the Islamist-led opposition in the lead.
Dec 21, 2011 14:01 EST
Candidates began registering on Wednesday for early polls in Kuwait after its ruler dissolved parliament over a political crisis, with high hopes for major changes to the fully elected house.
Dec 18, 2011 14:45 EST
Kuwait will hold parliamentary elections on February 2, an official statement said on Sunday, the fourth poll in under six years for the OPEC Gulf state as it seeks political stability.