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Jun 18, 2011, 09:38 ET Amir of Kuwait Issues Stern Warning Against Political Strife

In an address to the nation, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber issued a stern warning this week about internal political strife....


May 30, 2011, 05:15 ET Kuwaiti Prime Minister Calls for Political Ethics

His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah called on all parties to adhere to the Amir's directives to...


May 24, 2011, 03:13 ET Kuwait Premier Chairs Meeting on Relief Aid Amid Regional Unrest

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah chaired the 38th meeting of the Arab Crescent and Red Cross Organization...


May 10, 2011, 04:56 ET Kuwait's Prime Minister Addresses National Assembly; Lays Out Hopes for Cooperation

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah addressed Kuwait's National Assembly today and urged lawmakers to move...


May 02, 2011, 12:18 ET Kuwaiti Prime Minister Condemns Marrakesh Bombing

Kuwaiti Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah expressed his country's solidarity in the fight against terrorism in a cable...


Mar 28, 2011, 06:37 ET Minister of Defence Attends Military College Graduation, Commends New Officers for their Achievements

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah attended Ali Al-Sabah Military College's graduation...


Mar 18, 2011, 09:58 ET "Proud 2 Be Kuwaiti" Celebrates Youth Entrepreneurs

This week, a special exhibition devoted to young Kuwaiti entrepreneurs is occurring at the Mishref International Exhibition Fairground. His Highness...


Mar 18, 2011, 03:51 ET Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister Supports Environmental Initiative

Kuwait has allocated funds for new environmental initiatives directed by the Environment Public Authority (EPA). Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister ...


Mar 15, 2011, 07:19 ET Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Lauds Media Efforts

Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah praised the efforts of the Kuwaiti media last...


Mar 04, 2011, 11:04 ET Kuwait's Prime Minister Greets the Families of Martyrs, Looks Ahead to Future Generations of Liberty and Equality

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah met with the families of martyrs, prisoners and missing persons at an intimate...


Feb 23, 2011, 10:39 ET Kuwaiti Partnership and Democracy Praised by British Prime Minister During Visit

Ahead of Kuwait's National Day and Liberation Day weekend, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah welcomed...


Feb 13, 2011, 09:48 ET Sheikh's Jaber's Recent Environment Initiatives Praised

Environmental initiatives supported by Sheikh Jaber were praised in opinion column appearing in Al Qabas, a prominent Kuwaiti newspaper. The article, ...


Feb 13, 2011, 05:05 ET Kuwaiti Prime Minister Grants Forgiveness to Critics

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah withdrew charges against three political opponents who criticized him....


Feb 09, 2011, 12:13 ET Unrest in Egypt and Suez Canal Could Have Major Economic Impact

The following is being released by Al Madar: Defense analysts agree that the Egyptian uprising against Hosni Mubarak does not yet threaten the Suez...


Jan 12, 2011, 03:01 ET Kuwaiti Prime Minister Works to Bolster Relations Worldwide

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah met with Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki today, his first official visit to...


Jan 06, 2011, 02:56 ET Kuwait's Prime Minister Receives Vote of Confidence

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah has received an affirmation to continue in office from the Kuwaiti Parliament. In...


Dec 07, 2010, 05:20 ET Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister Congratulates Gulf Champions

First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah praised Kuwait's national football team Sunday for...


Nov 11, 2010, 12:28 ET Kuwaiti Defence Minister Calls for Collective Efforts to Protect Regional Security

Speaking at the ninth meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Joint Defence Council, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh ...


Nov 08, 2010, 08:00 ET Kuwaiti Minister of Defense Addresses Salary Increase for Military Personnel

The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah announced that he will seek to amend an article in...


Nov 03, 2010, 05:13 ET Kuwait Financial Forum Discusses Recovery From Worldwide Recession

The second Kuwait Financial Forum was held this week under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad...


Oct 27, 2010, 08:16 ET Kuwaiti Prime Minister Calls for Cooperation and Dialogue

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah stressed the importance of open discourse and dialogue at the onset of...


Oct 19, 2010, 11:55 ET Kuwaiti Defence Minister Praises Strong Kuwaiti-UK Relations

Bolstering already strong ties with the United Kingdom, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah met with ...


Oct 12, 2010, 07:10 ET Second Kuwait Financial Forum Endorsed by Prime Minister Nasser

His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah is endorsing the Second Kuwait Financial Forum Oct. 31 – Nov....


Oct 05, 2010, 04:29 ET Kuwait Prime Minister Urges Respect for Democracy, Denounces Corruption

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah set forth a vision to combat wide-scale corruption in Kuwait, in an effort...


Sep 21, 2010, 11:33 ET Kuwait's Prime Minister Visits Mexico

His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah arrived in Mexico last week for an official visit, as Kuwait...