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  05 Dec 2017 – 14:13 Kuwait TV (screenshot) Doha: The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani left Doha on Tuesday morning and reached Kuwait to lead Qatar’s delegation to the 38th session of the Supreme Council ...
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The Latest on the developments surrounding the Gulf Cooperation Council meeting in Kuwait (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Rulers of the three Gulf nations now boycotting Qatar have skipped a summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council being held in Kuwait, ...
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Senior officials of the Gulf Co-operation Council countries gathered in Kuwait City on Tuesday for the organisation’s annual meeting. Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Saudi foreign minister Adel Al Jubeir, Bahrain’s deputy prime minister, ...
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The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabiahave formed a new military and trade partnership separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), according to a statement issued by the UAE. The development on Tuesday comes amid heightened tensions within the GCC, a ...
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By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KUWAIT CITY — Dec 4, 2017, Bahrain’s Health Ministry says a prominent Shiite cleric who has been stripped of his citizenship and held under house arrest has been hospitalized. The ministry said Monday that Sheikh Isa Qassim ...
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The National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) said in a statement on Sunday that “the UAE’s air defence system is capable of dealing with any threats”. Houthi rebels, who control vast swaths of Yemeni territory, earlier ...
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Oman Air has started the holiday season early by offering an increased baggage allowance on flights from Muscat to India and the Philippines until December 15th. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman already offers a generous ...
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A Kuwaiti appeals court sentenced 68 Kuwaiti opposition activists on Monday, including eight former MPs and two current deputies. They received jail terms ranging from 1 to 5 years for storming the National Assembly building; two defendants were ...
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Associated Press 9:46 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017  Nation & World NATION & WORLD FILE – In this Monday April 20, 2015 file photo, supporters celebrate with opposition leader Musallam al-Barrack in Kuwait City after his release on bail ...
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said that the events that unfolded over the past three weeks of his time in Saudi Arabiawill remain undisclosed, emphasising that he does not wish to discuss the details of what happened to him during ...
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Bahrain’s jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman refused to appear in court Monday to face charges of contacts with Qatar to “overthrow the regime”, the attorney general said. Salman and two members of his banned Al-Wefaq movement, ...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Activists said Monday that a prominent Shiite cleric who has been under house arrest in Bahrain after having his citizenship stripped is seriously ill. Doctors visited Sheikh Isa Qassim on Sunday at ...