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· May, 2008

Stories about Kuwait from May, 2008

Kuwait: Post Election Thoughts

Kuwait's Hilaliya shares some post-elections thoughts in this post.

Saudi Arabia: Dhahran Under Siege

Saudi Arabia hosted the Gulf Cooperation Council's Summit in its Eastern province, bringing the leaders of Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and the UAE under one roof - and holding the...

Kuwait: Sad for Hadeel

Kuwait blogger Rawan mourns the death of Saudi blogger Hadeel - and writes [Ar]: “I don't know why I cried a lot over a person I never knew. Why did...

Kuwait: Zero Hour for Elections

Kuwait is all set for its National Assembly elections on Saturday (May 17). A total of 246 male candidates and 27 female candidates are running for 50 seats in the...

Lebanon: Warlords and not Leaders

Lebanese blogger Maze, who lives in Kuwait, asks: Will peace ever prevail in Lebanon? He appeals to his countrymen: “wake up ..don't let those sick minds who are in power...

Kuwait: Car Query

From Kuwait, Amu, asks what car to buy.

Kuwait: Gay Encounter

Cat, from Kuwait, describes her encounter with a gay person at a workshop in this post.

Kuwait: Mixed Signals Over Name

Ansam, a male blogger from Kuwait, is receiving mixed signals over his name.

Kuwait: Sad for Shaikh Saad

Former Kuwaiti ruler Shaikh Saad Al Abdulla Al Sabah died today after a long illness at the age of 78. Kuwait's online community was moved by the news, as hundreds...

Kuwait: The Elections and Phd Holders

Purgatory, from Kuwait, notes that many of those running for seats in the May 17 parliamentary elections hold Phds and high degrees.

Kuwait: Elections Getting Closer

Kuwait is gearing up for another round of Parliamentary elections on Saturday (May 17), allowing women to cast votes and nominate themselves for the second time in the country's history....

Kuwait: The Blind Leading the Blind

From Kuwait, Desert Girl writes about a website which tells expatriates what to expect in countries they will be moving to. She comments: “I think a lot of newcomers are...

Lebanon: Stuck in Beirut

Lebanese Mark, who lives in Kuwait, says he is stuck in Beirut. He explains: “Looks like I am stuck in Beirut. The airport is closed and doesn’t look like its...

Kuwait: Election's Poll

From Kuwait, Hilaliya posts a poll for his readers on their expectations for the incoming parliamentary elections on May 17.

Kuwait: Gearing Up for Elections

From Kuwait, Hilaliya describes the local scene ahead of the May 17 Parliamentary elections in his country. “Is the Kuwaiti electorate mad enough to make a real difference on May...

Kuwait: Activity Filled Week

It was an activity-filled week for Kuwaiti bloggers, who spent time in a shooting range, doing charity work and weighing their options for the parliamentary elections later this month.

Global: The price of food, the cost of despair

The crisis of skyrocketing food prices is affecting all economic groups in every corner of the world. Every day, it seems, high-priced food sends another country lurching through some crisis:...

Arabeyes: Looming Food Crisis

Inflation and rising food and oil prices are a reality around the world, and Arab bloggers are not only feeling the pinch, but writing about it too. Here is a...

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