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· August, 2008

Stories about Kuwait from August, 2008

Saudi Arabia: Where are the women sport heroes?

Saudi girls deserve sport heroes too, says Jillian, at a post on women in the Olympics at Kabobfest. “Little girls in Saudi Arabia (which I will use as an example...

Kuwait: Missing romance

Kuwaiti blogger Shopa reports on a surprising conversation with her mother about romance.

Kuwait: The Ugliest House Ever

Kuwaiti blogger Z District announced that he has found the ugliest house in Kuwait – and posts pictures to prove it.

Kuwait: Why People Neglect Each Other?

Fajr Al Layaly from Kuwait wonders why people neglect each other. “It is an amazing thing what neglect does to people..You know when you see those couples or in families...

Saudi Arabia: Slavery in the Gulf

Two weeks ago there were strikes and violent demonstrations by Bangladeshi workers in Kuwait, protesting low pay and poor working conditions. Following the demonstrations, more than two hundred workers were...

Kuwait: Release Hussein Al Fudalah Now

On July 7, Kuwaiti Hussein Al Fudalah left his home to go fishing and was never seen again. A few days later his family got the news that he was...

MENA: Visas of Fulbright scholars revoked

Earlier this week three Palestinians, recipients of prestigious Fulbright scholarships to study in the United States, had their visas revoked by the US, preventing them from taking up the scholarships....

Kuwait: New Gym Segregation Law Soon

Writing at ZDistrict, Kuwaiti blogger Marzooq says a new law will soon be introduced to ensure complete segregation in gyms.

Arabeyes: Mauritanian President Ousted in Military Coup d'état

Army commanders ousted Mauritania's first freely elected president in two decades, President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi, in a military coup d'état Wednesday after political feuding over the firing of the...

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