AJ Impact

Saudi, Kuwait authorise shared oil field restart from Sunday

The two countries reached an agreement in December to resume production at the so-called 'Neutral Zone'.

 Saudi, Kuwait authorise shared oil field restart from Sunday

Middle East

Kuwaiti makeup artist slammed for posting blackface photo

Ghadeer Sultan insists she is not racist and refuses to delete blackface photos, saying is showcasing her talent.

Kuwaiti makeup artist slammed for posting blackface photo

GCC

GCC summit calls for unity amid hopes of easing Gulf crisis

Riyadh summit's final statement echoes need for cooperation as officials say mediation efforts to resolve rift continue.

GCC summit calls for unity amid hopes of easing Gulf crisis

GCC

40th GCC summit: The beginning of reconciliation?

Recent developments point to a possible thaw in relations between the blockading Gulf countries and Qatar.

40th GCC summit: The beginning of reconciliation?

Football

Qatar to play UAE in Doha amid signs of thaw in Gulf dispute

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain to take part in this year's Gulf Cup in Qatar, raising hopes of end to Gulf dispute.

Qatar to play UAE in Doha amid signs of thaw in Gulf dispute

Middle East

Kuwait's government submits resignation

Resignation comes after Kuwaiti legislators submitted a motion for a no-confidence vote against interior minister.

Kuwait's government submits resignation

GCC

Kuwait's emir: Gulf dispute 'no longer acceptable or tolerable'

In his first address since medical treatment in US, Sheikh Sabah said ongoing regional dispute has weakened GCC unity.

Kuwait's emir: Gulf dispute 'no longer acceptable or tolerable'

AJ Impact

Kuwait reins in oil ambitions in rare climate acknowledgement

Concerns over climate change and delays in oil projects prompt a revision of Kuwaiti oil production capacity targets.

Kuwait reins in oil ambitions in rare climate acknowledgement

Kuwait

Kuwait ruler returns home from US after hospital treatment

The emir’s office said in August that Sheikh Sabah suffered health setback while in Kuwait.

Kuwait ruler returns home from US after hospital treatment

Asia Pacific

Employer of Filipina killed in Kuwait guilty of murder in Syria

Mona Hassoun and husband Nader Essam Assaf were accused of killing Joana Demafelis and stuffing her body in a freezer.

Employer of Filipina killed in Kuwait guilty of murder in Syria

Kuwait

Kuwait emir admitted to hospital in the US

Gulf state leader was to meet President Trump but officials say face-to-face talks now postponed.

Kuwait emir admitted to hospital in the US

Kuwait

Kuwait says emir in good health after recovering from 'setback'

Comment comes after visiting Iranian foreign minister said he was praying for the ruler's 'speedy recovery'.

Kuwait says emir in good health after recovering from 'setback'

Middle East

HRW slams Kuwait for deporting Egyptian 'dissidents'

Kuwait has forcibly returned the eight men claiming they were a 'terrorist' cell linked to the Muslim Brotherhood.

HRW slams Kuwait for deporting Egyptian 'dissidents'

AJ Impact

Short Answer

Why is the Strait of Hormuz so strategically important?

Explaining the economic and geopolitical significance of the key waterway out of the Gulf.

Why is the Strait of Hormuz so strategically important?

AJ Impact

Saudi-Kuwait oil 'neutral zone' breakthrough

Fields have been shut down since 2014 while arguments over sovereignty continue.

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait make breakthrough in oil 'neutral zone'