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Kuwait will finance four-year university scholarships for a hundred girls from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh,

The vote will be the second presidential election to be held since the Assad regime began its brutal crackdown on protesters a decade ago.

<em>Kuwait</em> detains former PM, ex-interior minister on corruption charges

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Kuwait detains former PM, ex-interior minister on corruption charges

The former PM and interior minister of Kuwait are reportedly being detained as part of a corruption case concerning the use of hundreds of millions of dollars.

<em>Kuwait</em> vaccinates all citizens, expats over 65: official

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Kuwait vaccinates all citizens, expats over 65: official

A total of 1,210,155 citizens and residents of Kuwait have registered for vaccination, a health ministry spokesman said.

<em>Kuwait</em> wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

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Kuwait wants to strengthen ties with Turkey, says ruler

A letter from Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah conveyed Kuwait's commitment to close relations between the two friendly countries and expanding ...

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Kuwait ends pretrial jail time for freedom of opinion

Critics say the move will have little impact in protecting free speech in Kuwait.

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US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

The United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate attended the regional climate dialogue, where MENA countries re-committed to the Paris ...

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Jordanian prince's criticism put kingdom's allies in bind

King Abdullah II got support expressed from Jordan's allies as his half-brother criticised how the country is rules.

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World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

Arab states and Washington have expressed support for Jordan's king amid claims of an attempted coup.

Expats struggle to get vaccines in <em>Kuwait</em>

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Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

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Saudi Arabia, US back Jordan after 'foiled coup attempt'

Amman swiftly received an influx of support from its regional and international allies on Saturday after an alleged coup plot was foiled by ...

Iraq PM soothes security concern on Saudi visit

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Iraq PM soothes security concern on Saudi visit

In a long-awaited meeting, the Saudi Arabia Crown Prince hosted the Iraqi PM in talks surrounding the kingdom's security, as well as tightening ...

Iraq PM seeks closer trade ties on Saudi visit

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Iraq PM seeks closer trade ties on Saudi visit

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi has met with Mohammed bin Salman to discuss closer ties and cooperation.

Kuwait's Covid-19 frontliners to share $1.99 billion bonus

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait's Covid-19 frontliners to share $1.99 billion bonus

The draft law will now to go Kuwait's emir for approval.

Lebanon approves crisis funding to avert power blackout

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Lebanon approves crisis funding to avert power blackout

An emergency funding of $200 million was approved by the Lebanese parliament to prevent a national power cut at the end of March.

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Kuwait receives tons of national archives from Iraq

Iraq has sent its third shipment of documents and other items taken during the 1990 Iraq invasion to Kuwait.

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Iraq's Jewish community dwindles to fewer than five

Despite Jews having lived in Iraq for around 2,600 years, only four remain in the country after the passing of Dhafer Eliyahu.

The New Arab Staff

Coronavirus vaccine does not break fast: Kuwaiti fatwa

Taking the coronavirus vaccine does not break the fast, Kuwait's Dar Al Iftaa announced.

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Kuwaiti MP proposes constitutional changes to implement Sharia law

Kuwaiti MP Saleh Al-Mutairi submitted a proposal to create an amendment to the constitution to uphold Sharia law in the country.

Covid pandemic sees 20,000 expats lose <em>Kuwait</em> residency

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Covid pandemic sees 20,000 expats lose Kuwait residency

Kuwaiti authorities have said that expats in their home countries may return to Kuwait for work if their residencies remain valid.

Giorgio Cafiero and Sina Azodi

Why Turkey wants Biden to salvage the JCPOA

Analysis: As divisions grow among Washington's partners, Turkey will likely stand in the camp of states that see the JCPOA's survival as serving ...

<em>Kuwait</em> government drops threat to prosecute lawmakers

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait government drops threat to prosecute lawmakers

The move comes amid a months-long standoff between Kuwait's publicly-elected MPs and its appointed prime minister.

Eman Quotah's Bride of the Sea

Aisha Yusuff

Eman Quotah's Bride of the Sea

Book Club: Eman Quotah's Bride of the Sea is a truly striking debut that explores Middle Eastern-immigrant story in a delicate and captivating ...

'Education first': Kuwaitis campaign for government to reopen schools

The New Arab Staff

'Education first': Kuwaitis campaign for government to reopen schools

Kuwait has kept all students away from educational institutions since March 2020.

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