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

The site is the second largest oil field in the world, and the production wasn't impacted.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, <em>Kuwait</em> slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

The New Arab Staff

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

Leading Islamic bodies, including Egypt's Al Azhar University, also condemned Israel's actions in East Jerusalem.

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Diana Alghoul

Changing narratives and fostering inclusion with Yalla! Let's Talk

Yalla! Let's Talk is a platform made by Arabs that found success by creating a safe space for people from all walks of the community.

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

Tala Ramadan

Saudi Arabia's produce ban sends Lebanon a political message

In-depth: Saudi Arabia's decision to ban Lebanese produce comes as the country is experiencing the worst economic crisis in its modern history.

Yousra Samir Imran

Sherihan: The return of the Arab world’s Ramadan icon

As Sherihan’s magical performance in Vodafone Egypt’s Ramadan advertisement evoked feelings of nostalgia throughout the Middle East, Yousra ...

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait bans foreign travel for unvaccinated citizens

Several governments around the world are adopting so-called vaccine passports.

The New Arab Staff

Middle East rallies to assist India amid Covid-19 crisis

On 1 May, India counted more than 400,000 new daily cases and more than 3,500 deaths, pleading with the world for emergency assistance.

Man charged with murder of Kuwaiti woman

The New Arab Staff

Man charged with murder of Kuwaiti woman

The man is accused of stabbing Farah Hamza Akbar to death and dumping her body.

Giorgio Cafiero

Could Saudi-Iran talks finally defuse the region's biggest rivalry?

Analysis: Few expect major changes in Saudi-Iranian relations any time soon, but recent talks in Iraq signal a potential de-escalation after ...

Arabs express solidarity with Palestinians in Jerusalem

The New Arab Staff

Arabs express solidarity with Palestinians in Jerusalem

Kuwait, Jordan and Lebanon have extended solidarity with Jerusalemite Palestinians as Israel continues its assault on the city.

Nearly 200,000 expats can't access Covid vaccines in <em>Kuwait</em>

The New Arab Staff

Nearly 200,000 expats can't access Covid vaccines in Kuwait

Some 190,000 expats in Kuwait do not have access to the coronavirus vaccine, and the kingdom struggles under the weight of the global ...

<em>Kuwait</em>, Iran restrict India flights over Covid-19 surge

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Kuwait, Iran restrict India flights over Covid-19 surge

The bans come after the UAE, which is home to roughly 3.3 million Indians, said it would suspend all flights to and from India from Sunday.

Outrage after Kuwaiti woman murdered by previously reported harasser

The New Arab Staff

Outrage after Kuwaiti woman murdered by previously reported harasser

Farah Hamza Akbar was brutally murdered by a man who had harassed her multiple times after she rejected his marriage proposal.

Sumaiyya Naseem

Ramadan book club: 15 must-read Muslim stories

Struggling to pick your next book over Ramadan? The New Arab has compiled a guide of must-read Muslim stories from across the literary spectrum.

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait pledges scholarship for 100 Rohingya girls

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

The New Arab Staff

Syrian regime calls voters for 'sham' presidential elections

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

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

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

The New Arab Staff

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.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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 ...

<em>Kuwait</em> ends pretrial jail time for freedom of opinion

The New Arab Staff

Kuwait ends pretrial jail time for freedom of opinion

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

US climate envoy attends UAE Climate Dialogue

The New Arab Staff

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 ...

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

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

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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