Bad weather shuts schools and government in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Schools and government departments in Kuwait were forced to shutdown on Tuesday as floods lashed the Gulf state. The country closed its main stock exchange as well as government, ministerial offices and schools due to the bad weather. The heavy rain, that started on Monday night and continued into the

Oil markets are stable – Kuwait oil minister

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Global oil markets are currently stable, Kuwait's Oil Minister Bakhit al-Rashidi said on Tuesday, adding that he expects such stability to continue until the end of the year. Rashidi told reporters in Kuwait City that the upcoming OPEC meeting next month will look at whether the oil market

Talks to reinstate Kuwait heading ‘in a positive direction’

Negotiations to lift an Olympic ban on Kuwait are making progress but more issues still need to be ironed out before the country's Olympic return, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. Kuwait's national Olympic committee (KOC) has been banned since October, 2015 after the government was accused of interference