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'

Middle East

Kuwait emir in Iraq amid tension over suspected tanker attacks

Kuwait and Iraq call for 'wisdom' as Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah's visits Baghdad for the first time since 2012.

Kuwait emir in Iraq amid tension over suspected tanker attacks

Middle East

Kuwait emir to visit Iraq over Gulf rift

Kuwait’s ruler will visit Iraq amid unprecedented regional tensions after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

Kuwait emir to visit Iraq over Gulf rift

Kuwait

Gulf War disappeared: Three decades of Kuwaiti despair

Families remain haunted by unknown whereabouts of 369 Kuwaitis abducted by Saddam Hussein's forces during Gulf War.

Gulf War disappeared: Three decades of Kuwaiti despair

Football

Uncertainty in Kuwait around expanding World Cup 2022

Kuwait's football community weighs pros and cons of hosting 16 additional matches of an expanded FIFA World Cup.

Uncertainty in Kuwait around expanding World Cup 2022

FIFA

FIFA chief holds World Cup expansion talks in Kuwait

Gianni Infantino meets Kuwait's emir before flying to Doha, as he pushes to expand Qatar 2022 tournament to 48 teams.

FIFA chief Infantino holds World Cup expansion talks in Kuwait

GCC

Pompeo calls for Gulf unity at start of Middle East tour

US secretary of state started his tour in Kuwait City where he attended the third Kuwait-US strategic dialogue session.

Pompeo calls for Gulf unity at start of Middle East tour

Opinion

Gulf women have come a long way

My generation saw Gulf women rising from ground zero to remarkably high levels of education, accomplishment and wealth.

Saadia Mufarreh

by Saadia Mufarreh

Saadia Mufarreh

Middle East

Six Arab foreign ministers meet in Jordan 'to align policy'

Egypt, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain send ministers to Jordan seeking agreement on regional crises.

Six Arab foreign ministers meet in Jordan 'to align policy'

Middle East

Gulf Arab blue-collar workforce continues to grow: UN

Migrant workers continue adding to the labour force of oil-rich Gulf due to mega-construction projects, UN data shows.

Gulf Arab blue-collar workforce continues to grow: UN

AJ IMPACT

Saudi stocks plummet, Dubai index rebounds

Budget release and oil price drop hurt Saudi stock index, as Dubai market recovers from worst regional performance.

Saudi stocks plummet, Dubai index rebounds from worst day

Opinion

Is the GCC dead?

After the December 9 summit in Riyadh, it became clear that the GCC has lost its raison d'etre.

Marwan Kabalan

by Marwan Kabalan

Marwan Kabalan

Weather

Flooding disrupts air traffic in Kuwait

Flights were diverted to nearby Manama, Dubai and Dammam airports as another round of rains battered the Gulf nation.

Kuwait: Flights resume after flooding disrupted air traffic

Weather

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

Rains hit parts of Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Iran with many cities in Kuwait forced to shut schools due to flooding.

Kuwait faces flooding as rains lash Middle East

Saudi Arabia

Oil output from Saudi, Kuwait shared zone on hold as ties sour

Saudi Arabia and Kuwait struggle to resume oil production from joint fields amid souring ties over Turkey, Qatar.

Oil output from Saudi, Kuwait shared zone on hold as ties sour