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Stories about Kuwait

Migrant workers face racism and rampant human rights violations across the Gulf

Migrant workers in the Gulf region are being subjected to a fierce campaign calling for their deportation that is riddled with racist speeches and hatred.

The plight of Kuwait's stateless community: Silenced and deprived of human rights

The security services spare no effort to target and silence the human rights movement of Kuwait's stateless community.

A Ugandan Woman Thought She Was Going to Teach in Kuwait. Instead She Was Trafficked.

When Prudence Nandaula got a new job in Kuwait, she was thrilled. But when she arrived, her passport was taken from her — and she was given a mop.

Former Kuwaiti Lawmaker Sentenced to 42 Years in Jail for Tweets, ‘Insulting Saudi Arabia’

Dashti is a critic of Saudi Arabia, in particular its war in Yemen. He is also known for his controversial support of the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad

Kuwait Detains Activist Sara Al-Drees for Insulting the Country's Ruler

The pro-democracy activist has previously served jail time for the same charge.

Bahrain Takes Security Measures Following ISIS Threat

Bahrain is on alert following a threat by ISIS that its Shia population are its next target following attacks on Shia mosques in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

Kuwait Identifies a Saudi Man as Suicide Bomber of the Shia Mosque

Kuwait identifies suicide bomber to be Saudi, and arrests his driver following an ISIS attack on a Shia mosque that killed 27 people and injured more than 200.

Is Bahrain Prepared for an ISIS Terror Attack?

Predictions that Bahrain could be next on ISIS’s list of mosques to be attacked are being circulated on social media. Faten Bushehri raises the red flag.

Shia Mosque Attacked by ISIS in Kuwait, Leaving at Least 24 People Dead

At least 24 people were killed when a suicide bomber belonging to ISIS blew himself up at a Shia mosque in Kuwait.

Who Says Desert Climates Can’t Rock Agriculture? Check Out the Gulf Nations at EXPO 2015

Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and the UAE participate in Milan's Expo 2015 with well designed pavilions to introduce the world to their agrarian and food culture.

Understanding Copyright in the Arab World

Arab countries should not extend the length of their copyright term without thinking of the consequences that this will have on the ability of society to access knowledge and culture.

Kuwait, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia Silence Anti-War Voices on Yemen

Gulf Arab countries are stepping up the war on anti-war activists in the region. Both Kuwait and Bahrain have jailed activists for speaking up against the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Dust Storm Hits Saudi Arabia and its Smaller Neighbours

Some schools and universities will be closed in Saudi Arabia tomorrow as a major sandstorm hits the kingdom.

Kuwait Sentences Opposition Politician Mussallam Al Barrak to Two Years in Jail for “Insulting Ruler”

Kuwaiti opposition politician Mussalam Al Barrak was sentenced to two years in jail for telling the country's ruler that the people would not allow him to practice “autocratic rule.”

Asian Cup 2015 Opener: Australia 4, Kuwait 1 After Poor Start by Hosts

Australia has won the opening game of the Asian Cup 2015 at Melbourne's rectangular stadium 4-1 against Kuwait.

Countdown to Asian Cup 2015 Heats Up in Australia

The temperatures in Australia are soaring a week before hosting the Asian Cup 2015 starting 9 January.

Kuwait Sentences 1,000 Bidoon Children to Illiteracy

Children from Kuwait's stateless Bidoon minority received a rude awakening when they tried to attend school this year.

Kuwait, the Gulf's Poster Child of Democracy, Strips Opposition Members of Citizenship

Kuwait's decision to revoke the nationalities of opposition members and their families has sent shock waves across the Gulf. Noor Mattar tells us why.

Who Benefits from Trafficking Women from Madagascar to the Middle East?

Muslims Don't Lie .. Ever

Despite warnings, that jumping on the April Fool's bandwagon would lead to hell, netizens across the Arab world, used the day to criticise their governments.

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