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· August, 2008

Stories about Kuwait from August, 2008

22 August 2008

Kuwait: Missing romance

12 August 2008

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...

10 August 2008

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...

9 August 2008

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....

6 August 2008

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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