Kuwait upholds death sentence for mosque blast ringleader

Kuwait considered new 'anti-terror' laws after a string of mosque bombings last year. (AFP) May 30, 2016 Kuwait's supreme court on Monday upheld the death sentence handed down to the main convict in the Islamic State (IS) group bombing of a Shia mosque that killed 26 people last June. The court confirmed the [...]

By |May 30th, 2016|Kuwait|

Three Houthis Operation Rooms in Kuwait…Affiliated with Tehran

May 6, 2016 Riyadh-Yemeni informed sources revealed for Asharq Al-Awsat that the Houthi delegation, which is participating in the Kuwait talks, has three operation rooms that are responsible for helping the delegation to manipulate the talks track that are supervised by the United Nations. The sources added that these operation rooms include Iranian and foreign [...]

By |May 6th, 2016|Kuwait, Yemen|

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|