Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah - updates

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Tillerson in Qatar as leaks spark fresh Gulf tension

Jul 11, 2017 - 7:17 AM

UPDATED US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will shuttle between Kuwait Qatar and Saudi Arabia in what is the first serious intervention by Washington in the Gulf crisis

TILLERSON IN KUWAIT. A photo provided by the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA on July 10, 2017 shows Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khaled al-Sabah (C) receiving US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) at Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait City. KUNA / Handout / AFP

Qatar to respond after Arab nations extend deadline

Jul 03, 2017 - 8:55 AM

3rd UPDATE Saudi Arabia and its allies say they have decided to extend by 48 hours the deadline for Qatar to accept their list of demands to lift a de facto blockade

CALM. A man fishes off the corniche in the Qatari capital Doha on July 2, 2017. Stringer/AFP

Kuwait opposition in strong election showing

Nov 27, 2016 - 2:02 PM

UPDATED The opposition and its allies won 24 seats according to official results announced by the election authority

A Kuwaiti judge (C) and his aides count the ballots at a polling station at the end of the vote in the Sabah al-Salem district on the outskirts of Kuwait city on November 26, 2016. Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP

Kuwait emir dissolves parliament

Oct 16, 2016 - 8:43 PM

UPDATED The move comes less than 24 hours after parliament speaker Marzouk al Ghanem called for snap elections in the face of mounting security and economic challenges

In this file photo, Kuwaiti MPs take part in a parliament session at the Kuwait's national assembly in Kuwait City on July 3, 2016. Yasser al-Zayyat/AFP

UN seeks billions for Syria at Kuwait donors' meet

Mar 31, 2015 - 12:51 PM

The United Nations has launched an appeal to raise 8 4 billion 7 7 billion euros this year and hopes to receive major pledges at the one day conference

In this file photo, Syrians walk amidst the rubble in search for survivors following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces in the Maysar neighborhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on February 7, 2015. Zein Al-Rifai/AMC/AFP