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

Opinion

Are Trump's plans for an Arab NATO realistic?

If the Trump administration has failed to resolve the GCC rift, how can it have the GCC form a military alliance?

Khalid Al-Jaber

by Khalid Al-Jaber

Khalid Al-Jaber

Jordan

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE to give Jordan financial support deal

Gulf Arab nations will on Thursday sign an agreement to provide credit guarantees and grants to Jordan.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE to give Jordan financial support deal

GCC

Gulf states' defence budgets to hit $100bn in 2019: report

In the next five years, military spending by the six GCC countries is likely to reach $117bn.

Gulf states' defence budgets to hit $100bn in 2019: report