Stories about Kuwait from February, 2009
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) hopes to achieve a monetary union, with a common currency, by 2010. Bloggers from the region, which groups Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates, debate the merits of the union and more importantly what name they want for their new currency.
Kuwaiti Marzouq attends a fair and shares his observations and photographs in this post.
Smile O Smile shares this joke on “how things work” in Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman.
Kuwaiti 4thRingRoad blog is has created its own new You Tube channel and Facebook group.
A massive dust storm engulfed the entire Arabian peninsula, leaving the people of Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates, gasping for air. Here are some videos, photographs and blog entries on the crazy weather, which was unusual for this time of the year.
Kuwaiti blogger Frankom has a story to share about his car key. Click here to find out more.
With news headlines spelling out economic doom as governments, companies and individuals continue to tighten their belts, bloggers across the Arab world jump on the bandwagon and ask: "Are job layoffs coming our way?"
Mark, in Kuwait, complains about lax hotel security, after being allowed to pass through a security checkpoint, without a huge suitcase in his trunk being checked. He remarks: “I always knew hotel security was just a gimmick of a sort to let guests feel more secure.”
From Kuwait, Loft965 posts a video featuring the recent snowfall near Ras Al Khaymah, UAE and remarks: “And it's not fake!”
Kuwaiti Dr Naif Al Mutawa has a son. Read on to see what name his father picked for his newest grandson.
q8life, from Kuwait, describes the recent snowfall in Ras Al Khaymah, UAE, as a “wonder of the 8th kind.”