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· June, 2008

Stories about Kuwait from June, 2008

Kuwait: Video Games, Newspapers and Female Bloggers

Who should regulate the video gaming scene in Kuwait? This and many other questions are on the minds of Kuwaiti bloggers in this round up. Forzaq8 speaks of laws dealing...

Kuwait: White Umbrella Demonstration

Lebanese blogger Mark, who lives in Kuwait, wonders about a protest he saw on his way to work. Demonstrators were wearing white and carrying white umbrellas.

Kuwait:The Incredible Hulk

Kuwait's Z District reviews The Incredible Hulk.

Kuwait: Twitter Addict

Kuwaiti blogger Angelo is now a self-confessed Twitter addict.

Kuwait: Annoying People in Cinemas

Kuwaiti blog Final Haven describes five types of annoying people you could come across in cinemas in Kuwait.

Kuwait: $10,000 Car Treat!

Would you spend $10,000 getting your car waxed? I know I wouldn't - but Lebanese blogger Mark, who lives in Kuwait, draws our attention to someone who did just that.

Kuwait: Covered Hard Candy for Madonna

“Madonna’s album is being raped by Kuwaiti MOI [Ministry of Information], they basically forced leggings on her and took all the pictures off her CD booklet, it is a cover...

Kuwait: Female Ministers Must Cover Up!

Intlxpatr, an expatriate living in Kuwait, reports that an Islamic MP has requested Parliament to ban female ministers not wearing the Islamic headscarf, the Hijab, from entering Parliament.

Kuwait: Japanese Bug Fights

“Is there a game show the Japanese haven’t invented yet?? Japanese Bug Fights is a site with videos of bugs of different species battling out in a small glass arena,”...

Kuwait: Wrong Information on the Poor

Kuwaiti blogger Frankom [Ar] questions the source of information of an Arabic news site which reported that half of Kuwait's 1 million-strong population lives below the poverty line.

Kuwait: Shaikh Saad Remembered

Kuwaitis are still mourning the death of their former ruler Shaikh Saad Al Abdulla Al Sabah. Abdullatif AlOmar brings us the reactions of Kuwait's bloggers in this post.

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