Kuwait

IOC rejects Kuwait appeal

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban while the Gulf State amends a controversial law.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

Indian products pulled from Kuwait supermarket over Prophet remarks

A Kuwaiti supermarket pulled Indian products from its shelves and Iran became the latest Middle Eastern country to summon the Indian ambassador as a row grew on Monday over a ruling party official's remarks about the Prophet Mohammed.

January 2, 2017
January 2, 2017

IOC rejects Kuwait appeal

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected a call by the Kuwaiti government to temporarily lift a 14-month sports ban while the Gulf State amends a controversial law.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Light pollution 'affects 80% of global population'

More than 80% of the world's population lives under light-polluted skies, a study suggests.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

Messi tax fraud trial opens in Spain

The trial of Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi on tax fraud charges is due to start in Spain.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of 2,000 a month in the past year.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

FIFA lifts ban on Indonesia

FIFA on Friday lift Indonesia's year-long ban from international competitions but confirmed the suspensions of Kuwait and Benin over government interference in the sport.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

Bangladesh, Kuwait reiterate zero tolerance to terrorism

Bangladesh and Kuwait yesterday pledged to work together against the twin dangers presented by terrorism and extreme violence to the Muslim community worldwide. The two countries also reached a consensus to further expand cooperation in the fields of economy, investment, trade, energy, manpower, military and ICT.

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Bangladesh signs four deals with Kuwait

Bangladesh and Kuwait today inked four agreements in military cooperation, road communications, investment protections and diplomatic visa exemptions.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

Ctg AL leader new ambassador to Kuwait

The Government has decided to appoint Vice President of Chittagong (South) Awami League SM Abul Kalam as the next Ambassador of Bangladesh to Kuwait.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

Kuwait recalls envoy as region feuds

Kuwait says it is recalling its ambassador to Iran as a regional row over the execution of a Shia cleric in Saudi Arabia deepens.