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  1. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwait defends ban on expats' morning visits to hospital

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuwait City Kuwait defends ban on expat hospital visits Kuwait has defended a controversial plan to bar foreigners from attending public hospitals in the mornings, ... described by activists as racist, at the public hospital in Jahra, west of Kuwait City, on an experimental basis for six months. If successful, it will be extended to other public hospitals in line ...

  2. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwait court frees opposition leader following protests

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Associated Press in Kuwait City Kuwaiti police tear-gas protesters A Kuwaiti court freed prominent opposition leader Mussallam al-Barrak yesterday after police fired tear gas and stun ... of Ramadan. Barrak revealed documents he alleged proved huge sums in illicit financial transfers were made to senior officials, including judges. Kuwait's prime minister, Jaber al-Mubarak ...

  3. News - World

    Kuwait official news agency says court dissolves parliament, forces new election

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 06:40pm by AP

    ... KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait official news agency says court dissolves parliament, forces new election. ...

  4. Sport - SQUASH

    Hong Kong lose to Kuwait in opening match of Asian Team Championships

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:23pm by CHAN KIN-WA

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Hosts have setback in tough pool D tie, meaning a likely clash with powerful Malaysia in quarter-finals Hong Kong have mountain to climb after Kuwait loss Hong Kong's men left themselves a difficult task after losing 2-1 to Kuwait in their opening match at the Asian Team Championships yesterday. They play Taiwan and China in their two ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - SQUASH

    Squash world champion Ashour wins seventh successive Kuwait Cup

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 09:34am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris World champion Ramy Ashour won a seventh successive Kuwait Cup on Thursday, beating England’s world number four James Willstrop, 6-11, 11-8, 11-3, 11-3. ... the first three World Series events, adding the Kuwait title to victories in New York’s Tournament of Champions and the North American Open.   ...

  6. CUHK teams with Kuwaiti school to offer degree

    Posted Dec 01st 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Chinese University is setting up a business school in Kuwait with Kuwait-Asia University in an attempt to gain a foothold in the booming field of Islamic finance education in the Middle East. Kuwait-Asia University will open in 2014 and will initially set up a business school with the help of Chinese University. Professor Wong Tak-jun, dean of the faculty of business ...

  7. News - World - GULF

    Kuwait elects new parliament on low voter turnout

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 04:06pm by Reuters in Kuwait

    ... Reuters in Kuwait Kuwaitis have elected a parliament including several newcomers which may prove more government-friendly than its predecessor but could lack legitimacy in the eyes of some ... Assembly. Their boycott meant that many of the candidates running were new to parliamentary politics. Political parties are banned in Kuwait and the affiliations of many of those who stood ...

  8. News - World - Kuwait

    Shiite minority main victors in Kuwait parliamentary poll hit by boycott

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuwait City Shiites score big in poll hit by opposition boycott The Shiite minority emerged the main victors in Kuwait's parliamentary polls- boycotted ... by the Sunni-dominated opposition to boycott the polls in protest against an amendment of the electoral law. Shiites, who form about 30 per cent of Kuwait's native population of 1.2 million, had nine seats ...

  9. News - World - GULF

    Kuwait security forces use tear gas against opposition supporters at rally

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Kuwait City

    ... Reuters in Kuwait City Action targeted 2,000 opposition supporters protesting against new election voting rules Security forces fire tear gas at Kuwait rally Kuwaiti security forces fired ... leaders have said they will boycott the elections and have called for more demonstrations. Hundreds of police lined the route in central Kuwait City hours before the planned march on Sunday, ...

  10. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwait bans gatherings of more than 20 people amid protests

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 05:09pm by Reuters in Kuwait

    ... Reuters in Kuwait Kuwait banned gatherings of more than 20 people and gave police more powers to disperse protests, local media reported on Tuesday, in an escalating standoff with the opposition ahead of the December 1 election. Kuwait has been on edge since the emir ordered changes to the election law in a move condemned by the opposition as an attempt to undermine their chances ...




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