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# kuwait - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah dies at 91
# Kuwait
# Kuwait

Kuwait's emir Sheikh Sabah dies at 91

Sep 29th 2020, 6:15 PM 20,394 Views 14 Comments

No details have been disclosed on the nature of his illness or treatment.

# kuwait - Thursday 22 August, 2019

State of Kuwait to appeal Labour Court ruling quashing its immunity from Irish employment law
# Unfair Dismissals Act
# Unfair Dismissals Act

State of Kuwait to appeal Labour Court ruling quashing its immunity from Irish employment law

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 14,972 Views 0 Comments

A ruling last month found that an employee of the State of Kuwait could take a case under Irish law.

# kuwait - Monday 17 December, 2018

Woman goes on trial accused of murdering her three-year-old son
# Courts
# Courts

Woman goes on trial accused of murdering her three-year-old son

Updated Dec 17th 2018, 6:47 PM 36,605 Views 0 Comments

Maha Al Adheem, with an address at Riverside, Poddle Park, Kimmage, Dublin 12 is charged with murdering Omar Omran on 10 July 2017.

# kuwait - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Police reopen investigation into 'brutal' 1987 murder of Palestinian cartoonist
# London
# London

Police reopen investigation into 'brutal' 1987 murder of Palestinian cartoonist

Aug 29th 2017, 10:51 PM 11,297 Views 20 Comments

Naji Salim Hussain Al-Ali’s cartoons were sometimes perceived as critical of the regime in Palestine.

# kuwait - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'It is just reckless': US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms and military equipment in Middle East
# LOST IN TRANSIT
# LOST IN TRANSIT

'It is just reckless': US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms and military equipment in Middle East

May 24th 2017, 10:57 AM 19,671 Views 43 Comments

An audit received by Amnesty International found failings in how equipment was logged and monitored.

# kuwait - Monday 2 January, 2017

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport
# Kuwait Airways
# Kuwait Airways

Man dies after emergency landing at Shannon Airport

Jan 2nd 2017, 5:16 PM 50,598 Views 8 Comments

The man was reportedly travelling under medical supervision.

# kuwait - Monday 30 March, 2015

Falcao has just equalled Colombia's all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games
# Confidence Boost
From The42
# Confidence Boost

Falcao has just equalled Colombia's all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games

Mar 30th 2015, 10:20 PM 7,188 Views 6 Comments

The Manchester United striker was all smiles again as he scored in Colombia’s 3-1 win over Kuwait.

# kuwait - Friday 3 January, 2014

Woman files for divorce over the way her husband eats peas
# Give Peas A Chance
From The Daily Edge
# Give Peas A Chance

Woman files for divorce over the way her husband eats peas

Jan 3rd 2014, 6:00 PM 31,105 Views 55 Comments

Apparently the little things really do count.

# kuwait - Friday 25 October, 2013

VIDEO: Referee decks player after awarding controversial penalty
# Smackdown
From The42
# Smackdown

VIDEO: Referee decks player after awarding controversial penalty

Oct 25th 2013, 3:38 PM 8,718 Views 12 Comments

Refs take no guff over in Kuwait.

# kuwait - Friday 28 December, 2012

'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dies at 78
# America
# America

'Stormin Norman' Schwarzkopf dies at 78

Dec 28th 2012, 8:28 AM 7,690 Views 50 Comments

The US general led Operation Desert Storm during the 1991 Gulf War.

# kuwait - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir'
# Kuwait
# Kuwait

Kuwait detains Twitter users for 'insulting emir'

Nov 18th 2012, 5:50 PM 4,925 Views 9 Comments

Four Twitter users were ordered to be detained for 10 days for allegedly insulting the country’s ruler.

# kuwait - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011
# Trade
# Trade

GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011

Apr 24th 2012, 1:49 PM 5,487 Views 13 Comments

We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.

# kuwait - Saturday 24 March, 2012

Video: Kazakhstan calls for 'thorough investigation' of Borat anthem error
# Kazakhstan
From The42
# Kazakhstan

Video: Kazakhstan calls for 'thorough investigation' of Borat anthem error

Mar 24th 2012, 2:03 PM 6,665 Views 21 Comments

The spoof anthem was played during a medal ceremony at the Arab Shooting Championships in Kuwait this week.

# kuwait - Friday 23 March, 2012

Kuwait a minute, that's not our anthem
# I Like!
From The42
# I Like!

Kuwait a minute, that's not our anthem

Mar 23rd 2012, 4:59 PM 1,143 Views 1 Comment

Cultural learnings needed in Kuwait after anthem mix-up.

# kuwait - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Over 1,100 planes carrying military arms landed at Shannon Airport in 2011

Jan 24th 2012, 11:26 AM 2,217 Views 33 Comments

The Minister for Transport has also said that under 250,000 American soldiers passed through the airport in 2011.

# kuwait - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Elation as final US troops roll out of Iraq
# Iraq War
# Iraq War

Elation as final US troops roll out of Iraq

Dec 18th 2011, 9:21 AM 1,840 Views 22 Comments

The last American soldiers whooped and hugged as they crossed the border into neighbouring Kuwait.

# kuwait - Monday 28 November, 2011

Kuwait to dissolve parliament - reports
# Kuwait
# Kuwait

Kuwait to dissolve parliament - reports

Nov 28th 2011, 12:16 PM 734 Views 1 Comment

Kuwait’s government is holding an emergency meeting today over increasing pressure from the public and the opposition – who are calling for the Prime Minister’s resignation.

# kuwait - Monday 8 August, 2011

Kuwait recalls Syrian ambassador amid reports of fresh violence
# Syria
# Syria

Kuwait recalls Syrian ambassador amid reports of fresh violence

Aug 8th 2011, 3:24 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Kuwait also says that Gulf foreign ministers will meet soon to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.

# kuwait - Friday 10 June, 2011

End Game: Talks begin on how to run Libya after Gaddafi
# Libya
# Libya

End Game: Talks begin on how to run Libya after Gaddafi

Jun 10th 2011, 8:50 AM 181 Views 0 Comments

A 22-nation group meets rebels to discuss how the country will be run, as Gaddafi aides son reportedly prepares an exit.

# kuwait - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme
# Tourism
# Tourism

Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme

May 11th 2011, 6:54 PM 1,831 Views 12 Comments

Justice minister Alan Shatter announces the 14 countries to which the visa waiver will apply from July 1.

# kuwait - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Oil prices jump back up after Kuwait halts exports
# Oil
# Oil

Oil prices jump back up after Kuwait halts exports

Apr 13th 2011, 1:54 PM 536 Views 0 Comments

Sandstorms in Kuwait have forced the temporary suspension of oil exports – forcing the price of oil back up after yesterday’s drop.

# kuwait - Thursday 31 March, 2011

Kuwait expels Iranian diplomats accused of spying
# Kuwait
# Kuwait

Kuwait expels Iranian diplomats accused of spying

Mar 31st 2011, 2:22 PM 247 Views 0 Comments

Expulsions come on same day Kuwait’s cabinet resigns to avoid parliamentary questions.