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· April, 2008

Stories about Kuwait from April, 2008

Kuwait: No to No Pants Day

yawWAR, from Kuwait, (Ar) writes about No Pants Day, being celebrated on May 2. He hopes that day won't find it's way to Kuwait any time soon.

Kuwait: Weird Dust Storm

Describing a recent sandstorm, Mark from Kuwait writes: “The dust went from maroon to orange to yellow to white and then decided to leave altogether.. Apparently it rained, which in...

Kuwait: Remembering Chernobyl

The birthday of Bashar, from Kuwait, coincides with the Chernobyl disaster. “I have had several bad incidents on my birthday before, I started wishing I could just skip it. It’s...

Kuwait: Congrats Manchester United!

Kuwaiti blogger Frankom (Ar) is ecstatic that Manchester United beat Barcelona and reaching the football Champions League final.

Kuwait: Speeding Foreigners Unwelcome

A new traffic law which ejects foreign traffic violators from the country, is creating waves in Kuwait. While one blogger asks what the fuss is about when other countries have...

Kuwait: Just Give Me My Espresso

With Kuwait still recovering from last week's storm, one blogger updates us with pictures of the damage left behind; another tells us about the trouble one has to go through...

Kuwait: Deportation for Traffic Offenders

…Or Does it Explode writes about a new Kuwaiti law – which calls for deporting expatriate drivers who jump red lights at traffic junctions.

Kuwait: A Ridiculous Mixture of Hail, Rain, Wind and Dust

Unusual for this time of the year, Kuwait was just hit by a 'semi-tornado,' which included "a ridiculous mixture of hail, rain, wind, dust, gusts" in the words of blogger...

Kuwait: Not in the name of art

Rampurple, who lives in Kuwait, is disgusted by what some people may refer to as art.

Kuwait and April Fool's Day

April 1 ushers in a flurry of posts, which leave readers and bloggers alike thinking whether what they are reading is right or wrong. Abdullatif AlOmar shares some April Fool's...

Blogger of the Week: Abdullatif Alomar

Kuwaiti blogger Abdullatif Alomar, 30, caught the blogging bug in January 2005 and has never looked back since. In this week's Blogger of the Week series, he opens his heart...

Kuwait: Do Opposites Really Attract?

Big Pearls from Kuwait asks: “Do opposites really attract?”

Kuwait: Bloggers to Play Leading Role in Elections

It's already Summer in Kuwait, where temperatures peaked 42 degrees Celsius. But what's also heating up in the race to the Parliamentary elections, scheduled for May 17, writes Abdullatif AlOmar,...

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