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'

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