Saudi-Iran crisis widens as Kuwait recalls envoy

2016-01-05 17:14

The diplomatic crisis surrounding Saudi Arabia and Iran have widened as Kuwait recalled its ambassador to Tehran.

Women held over ISIS mosque attack in Kuwait

2015-07-06 17:28

Kuwait has detained 26 people suspected of involvement in a suicide bombing on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque that killed 27 people.

Kuwait says bust 'terror cell' after mosque blast

2015-06-30 17:00

Kuwait's interior minister says the Gulf state has bust a "terror cell" responsible for the suicide bombing at a Shi'ite mosque and is hunting for others.

Mideast stocks sink on fear attacks may spread in Gulf nations

2015-06-28 15:25

Stocks in Dubai led regional declines on concern militants could target other Arab Gulf nations after Kuwait’s deadliest attack in decades killed 27 people.

Kuwait arrests driver of bomber in mosque attack

2015-06-28 09:01

Kuwaiti police have arrested the driver who transported a suicide bomber to a Shi'ite mosque where he blew himself up, killing 26 and injuring 227 in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Kuwait arrests suspects in mosque attack, mourns dead

2015-06-27 15:40

Kuwait's interior ministry said it had detained amongst others the owner of a vehicle which a suicide bomber used to get to a Shi'ite Muslim mosque where he blew himself up.

White House condemns France, Tunisia, Kuwait attacks

2015-06-26 21:13

The White House has condemned attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait as 'heinous' acts of terrorism.

Kuwait mosque bomb toll rising

2015-06-26 16:59

The toll from an Islamic State group bombing that targeted a Shi'ite mosque in the Kuwaiti capital is rising, the interior ministry says.

Gulf OPEC members back keeping ceiling intact

2015-06-03 11:45

Kuwait Oil Minister says he 'strongly believes' that Gulf OPEC members support keeping the cartel's production ceiling unchanged at a crucial meeting this week.

Kuwait arrests ex-lawmaker over Iran tweet

2015-05-02 07:30

Kuwait has arrested a former opposition lawmaker for alleging Iran was pressuring the oil-rich emirate to change the crown prince, the government and relatives say.


Saudi Arabia arrests brothers linked to ISIS bombing in Kuwait

2015-07-07 10:23

Saudi authorities have arrested three brothers linked to a suicide bombing by a Saudi man on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in neighbouring Kuwait last month, a report says.

A week after Kuwait bombing, Sunnis and Shi'ites pray together for unity

2015-07-03 17:55

Hundreds of Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims have prayed for national unity at Kuwait's grand mosque, vowing to block any attempt to stir sectarian division a week after an Islamic State staged the country's deadliest militant attack.

ISIS issues audio clip purporting to be of Kuwait bomber

2015-06-29 10:07

Islamic State has released an audio clip purporting to be a posthumous statement by a militant who killed 27 people in a suicide bombing attack on a Kuwait mosque.

Kuwait mosque bomber was Saudi national - ministry

2015-06-28 12:01

A suicide bomber who carried out a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shi'ite mosque in Kuwait was a Saudi national, the interior ministry has said.

Kuwait conducts mass funeral for bombing victims

2015-06-27 21:28

Thousands of people in Kuwait have taken part in a mass funeral procession for 27 people killed in a suicide bombing that targeted a Shi'ite mosque.

Kuwait says security raised to highest after attack

2015-06-27 14:30

Kuwait has stepped up security to the highest level at state-run oil conglomerate Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and its affiliates, a report says, a day after a suicide bomber killed 27 people in a Shi'ite mosque.

ISIS bomber kills 25, wounds 202 in Kuwait mosque

2015-06-26 19:05

A suicide bomber killed 25 people when he blew himself up inside a packed Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during Friday prayers.

Kuwaiti mosque hit by suicide attack

2015-06-26 13:13

A suicide bomber has blown himself up at a Kuwaiti Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during prayers, wounding at least eight people, Kuwaiti newspaper al-Jarida says on social media.

Activist insult charge upheld in Kuwait

2015-05-18 17:26

The Kuwait supreme court has upheld a 2-year prison sentence against an opposition leader on an insult charge.

Emwazi father says no proof his son is 'Jihadi John'

2015-03-04 13:11

The father of "Jihadi John" says there was no proof that his son was the Islamic State executioner, adding there were a number of "false rumours" circulating.

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