Kuwait

How did the Gulf War start?
Saddam Hussein
In Depth

How did the Gulf War start?

As tensions rise in the region The Week explores why Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces invaded Kuwait nearly 30 years ago
18 Jun 2019
Why Saudi teenager barricaded herself in Thai hotel
Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun
In Brief

Why Saudi teenager barricaded herself in Thai hotel

The 18-year-old says she is seeking asylum in Australia after renouncing Islam and ‘will be killed’ if sent home
7 Jan 2019
Pakistani civil servant caught stealing wallet on CCTV
Pakistan civil servant
In Depth

Pakistani civil servant caught stealing wallet on CCTV

The incident took place during two-day Pakistan-Kuwait Joint Ministerial Commission meeting in Islamabad
1 Oct 2018
Saudis and UAE form exclusive trade and military partnership
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In Brief

Saudis and UAE form exclusive trade and military partnership

Kuwaitis likely to view agreement as ‘offensive’ to their efforts to unite region
5 Dec 2017
Gulf summit seeks to resolve Qatar crisis
Qatari foreign minister
In Brief

Gulf summit seeks to resolve Qatar crisis

The diplomatic dispute has dragged on for six months with no sign of compromise from either side
5 Dec 2017
Tunisia beach attack inquest: 30 Britons 'unlawfully killed'
Tunisia Beach
In Brief

Tunisia beach attack inquest: 30 Britons 'unlawfully killed'

Judge Nicholas Loraine-Smith says little could have been done to prevent Sousse massacre
28 Feb 2017
Countries attacked by Islamic State: from France to Lebanon
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In Depth

Countries attacked by Islamic State: from France to Lebanon

Terrorist group has claimed responsibility for bloodshed on four continents since it formed
16 Nov 2015

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