Thursday 24 May 2018
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Kuwait to grant Africa $1bn in development loans

Kuwait will give $1 billion in soft loans to African countries over the next five years, the ruler of the Gulf Arab state said on Tuesday. The funds will be granted through the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED), Sh


Kuwait tribunal 'clears' former PM in probe

A Kuwaiti judicial tribunal investigating graft allegations has cleared the former prime minister of any wrongdoing in a series of financial transactions made abroad, the law firm representing him said on Thursday. Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohamma


New Kuwait foreign minister named

Kuwait has named Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Sabah as foreign minister to replace Sheikh Mohammad Al-Sabah who resigned last week. Sheikh Sabah, a senior member of the ruling family and former minister of information and social affairs, was swo


Kuwait's ruler undergoes health tests

Kuwait's ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah, has undergone successful routine health tests in Britain and will stay in the country for several days, state news agency Kuna said on Monday. He left hospital on Monday and and "is now to sp

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