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Kuwait's parliament also called on the Arab League to condemn the 'ethnic cleansing' of East Jerusalem.

Kuwaitis forced an American international school to apologise after a teacher 'broke local morals' and gave her students a map that includes Israel.

Kuwait parliament endorses security chief as crown prince

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait parliament endorses security chief as crown prince

Kuwait's parliament has unanimously voted to endorse Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad as the country's new crown prince.

New Kuwait emir chooses brother as crown prince

The New Arab Staff

New Kuwait emir chooses brother as crown prince

Kuwait's new crown prince is known as a low-profile intelligence chief.

Kuwaiti emir asks cabinet to stay on despite custom

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwaiti emir asks cabinet to stay on despite custom

The emir of Kuwait has asked the country’s prime minister and government to stay in office, despite a custom of governments resigning when a new ...

The New Arab & agencies

'A Frankenstein creation': Saudi prince slams Trump 'peace plan'

A former chief of Saudi intelligence and prince has joined the chorus of criticism against Donald Trump's controversial 'Deal of the Century'.

Diana Alghoul

Kuwait's speaker bins Trump's 'dead' peace plan

Kuwait's parliamentary speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim threw Trump's Deal of the Century in the bin, saying Palestine will be ...

The New Arab & agencies

Kuwait airport workers stage mass walk-out following rare protests

Thousands of Kuwaiti airport workers launched a strike to demand better working conditions, threatening further action if their calls are not ...

The New Arab

Anti-corruption protests reach Kuwait amid regional uprisings

The protesters demanded the resignation of the speaker of parliament amid widespread anger at government corruption.

Palestinians rename Bahrain Street to protest Manama's 'pro-Israel' workshop

The New Arab

Palestinians rename Bahrain Street to protest Manama's 'pro-Israel' workshop

Palestinian mayor Ibrahim Abu Zahra approved changing the name of Bahrain Street in the town of Yatta to Marzouq al-Ghanim ...

The New Arab & agencies

Costa Rica to deport IS suspects to Egypt, Iraq

Four men suspected of belonging to the IS militant group are being detained in Costa Rica after having travelled through Panama and Nicaragua.

Kuwait declines co-hosting World Cup to avoid 'normalising Israel'

Diana Alghoul

Kuwait declines co-hosting World Cup to avoid 'normalising Israel'

Kuwait has refused to co-host the World Cup with Qatar to avoid dealing with the 'Zionist enemy', saying the Palestinian sovereignty of ...

Qatar attends top GCC military meeting in Kuwait

The New Arab

Qatar attends top GCC military meeting in Kuwait

Qatar's chief-of-staff has attended the first meeting of the Gulf's army chiefs in Kuwait since the start of the worst political crisis to hit ...

Gaza massacre: Where Arab countries stand

The New Arab

Gaza massacre: Where Arab countries stand

Arab states condemned Monday's Gaza massacre, but some choose not to comment on the controversial opening of the US embassy in the contested ...

Kuwait's emir accepts cabinet resignation: state news

The New Arab & agencies

Kuwait's emir accepts cabinet resignation: state news

In another of the country's frequent parliamentary reshuffles, Kuwait's emir accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet on ...

The New Arab

'Child killers': Kuwaiti official expels lsraeli delegation from conference

A Kuwaiti official attending an international conference in Russia was widely praised on Wednesday after criticising Israel and kicking out its representative from the hall.

The New Arab

Qatar unites as rare condition 'child prodigy' enters surgery

Qataris have rallied behind a teenage social media star, who was born without three-quarters of his body, as he went into a life-saving surgery.

The New Arab

Kuwait reinstates citizenship for opposition figures after government 'truce'

Seven members of Kuwait's opposition who were stripped of their citizenship since 1991, were reinstated as citizens of the Gulf state on Monday, ...

The New Arab & agencies

Four Yemenis freed from Guantanamo arrive in Saudi Arabia

Four Yemenis released from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay arrived Thursday in Saudi Arabia where they had a tearful reunion with relatives.

World's largest man-made safari park opens in UAE

The New Arab

World's largest man-made safari park opens in UAE

The world's largest man-made safari park will open on Wednesday in the UAE's al-Ain Emirate, allowing visitor and adventure seekers to ...

The New Arab

Violence escalates in Ramadi as Iraqi forces advance slows

The battle to retake Ramadi intensifies as Iraqi forces and allied tribesmen face stiff resistance from Islamic State on Thursday, forcing a ...

Kuwaiti MP collapses and dies in parliament

The New Arab & agencies

Kuwaiti MP collapses and dies in parliament

Nabil al-Fadhl, a Kuwaiti MP, died on Tuesday during a session of Kuwait's parliament.

Baghdad's slums: fertile recruiting ground for political parties

Amir al-Obaidi

Baghdad's slums: fertile recruiting ground for political parties

Illegal slums have mushroomed across the Iraqi capital Baghdad since the 2003 American invasion, with the tacit encouragement of corrupt ...

Calls for banning Kuwaitis from travelling to Iran

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Calls for banning Kuwaitis from travelling to Iran

The uncovering of an alleged terrorist cell linked to Iran and Hizballah has stirred a political controversy in the Gulf nation, with calls by ...

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