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Kuwait defends ban on expats' morning visits to hospital

Kuwait has defended a controversial plan to bar foreigners from attending public hospitals in the mornings, saying it was aimed at resolving the problem of "overcrowding" at health facilities.

Thursday, 6 June, 2013, 1:49am

Briefs, February 4, 2013

Thirty French warplanes blasted Islamist extremist's training and logistics centres in northeastern Mali, hours after President Francois Hollande visited the African country, the military said. 

4 Feb 2013 - 5:22am

Kuwait elects new parliament on low voter turnout

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 due to a low voter turnout and an opposition boycott.

2 Dec 2012 - 4:06pm

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Remembrance Sunday

10 Nov 2012 - 1:51am

Kuwait security forces use tear gas against opposition supporters at rally

Kuwaiti security forces fired tear gas to disperse about 2,000 opposition supporters protesting against new voting rules for parliamentary elections on December 1 that they say favour pro-government candidates.

Opposition leaders have said they will boycott the elections and have called for more demonstrations.

6 Nov 2012 - 3:27am

Briefs, November 4, 2012

Army may be called in to halt march in Kuwait

4 Nov 2012 - 4:10am

Briefs, October 25, 2012

Protesters 'against emir' freed in Kuwait

25 Oct 2012 - 4:44am

Briefs, October 22, 2012

Fidel Castro appears in public after months

22 Oct 2012 - 5:15am

Kuwaiti court rejects government bid to change election laws

Kuwait's top court threw out a request by the government to change voting laws, in a victory for opposition campaigners who are demanding that the ruling family hand more powers to elected politicians.

26 Sep 2012 - 4:10am

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Financial chief answers budget questions on air

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am