Qatar's emir has instructed all companies listed on the country's stock exchange to raise their limit for foreign ownership to 49 percent in a move that could attract more liquidity to the buoyant bourse.
The order announc
Kuwait's emir will visit Iran at the end of the month to help turn a "new page" in bilateral ties, Iran's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, in the latest sign that Tehran seeks to improve relations with its Arab neighbours.
Kuwait's 84-year-old ruler Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has undergone a "successful minor surgery" at a hospital in the US, state news agency Kuna reported on Sunday.
Sheikh Sabah, who has ruled the US-allied Gulf
Qatar will use all available tools to contain inflation while cracking down on corruption and business monopolies, its new ruler said in his first major economic policy speech since taking office.
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani,
The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, will visit President Barack Obama in Washington on September 13 to talk about Middle Eastern issues, the White House said on Friday.
"The President looks forward to
Kuwait's ruler said on Tuesday he was pardoning all the people convicted of insulting him, after a year-long crackdown on politically sensitive comments about Gulf Arab state's leadership.
Dozens of Kuwaitis have been char
A boycott by some opposition Islamists and populist politicians may help liberals and independents in Kuwait's election on Saturday, but there are signs voters are flagging as they go to the polls for the sixth time in seven years.
Hours after Qatar's emir abdicated in favour of his son, Kuwait's ruler, in a classic diplomatic gesture, jumped on a plane to Doha to embrace the new young emir in person rather than sending a congratulatory cable as other Gulf Arab lea
Qatar's former prime minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al-Thani has been replaced as deputy head of the country's powerful sovereign wealth fund in a restructuring move ordered by the country's new emir, the state news agency report
Qatar's outgoing emir wanted to abdicate while he was still able to help his 33-year-old heir consolidate his authority, so ensuring minimal discord inside the royal family.
While no one other than outgoing