Kuwait calls on Iran to join oil production freeze plan

Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Jarallah said Saturday the market could not support a production increase from Iran, adding oil exporting countries must freeze output. May 16, 2016 aKuwait has called on Iran to join an oil production freeze plan after major producers failed to agree on keeping output at current levels. The [...]

By |May 5th, 2016|Kuwait|

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|