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Kuwait will not mediate between GCC and Iran

March 24, 2016 A Kuwaiti official has denied any mediation role by his country in the standoff between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and Iran. Earlier this month, a Kuwaiti daily reported that Mahmoud Alavi, the Iranian minister of intelligence, visited Kuwait and handed over to leaders there a written message from President Hassan Rouhani [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|Kuwait|

Kuwait sentences two to death for ‘spying for Iran’

January 12, 2016 A court in Kuwait has sentenced two men to death after finding them guilty of spying for Iran and plotting attacks in the emirate. One of the men was a Kuwaiti and the other an Iranian convicted in absentia. They were convicted alongside 20 other Kuwaitis, who were sentenced to between five [...]

By |January 12th, 2016|Kuwait|