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East Bengal fail to cross Kuwait hurdle

A spirited fightback in the second half was not enough for East Bengal as the Indian club went down 2-4 to defending champions Kuwait SC in the first leg semi-final of the AFC Cup football tournament.

Polls open in Kuwait as opposition boycotts


Polls opened in Kuwait on Saturday for the Gulf Emirate’s second general election in eight months with turnout the key issue as the opposition called for a boycott.

Kuwait jails tweeter 5 years for emir insult

Kuwait’s lower court today sentenced an Opposition youth activist to five years in jail “with immediate effect” for insulting the emir on Twitter, a rights group said.

Kuwait marks constitution with Guinness record


Kuwait on Saturday marked the golden jubilee of its constitution with a spectacular $14-million fireworks display which earned the wealthy Gulf state a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.


Kuwait Twitter user gets 10 years for prophet insult


A lower court in Kuwait sentenced a Shiite tweeter to 10 years in jail on Monday on charges of insulting Islam's Prophet Mohammed, his lawyer Khaled al-Shatti said.

"We plan to challenge the ruling a

Indian teams in Asian squash finals


For the first time in the history of the Asian Squash Championship, India is in the men's and women's finals.

In the semi-finals here on Friday, Indian women beat South Korea 2-0 to set up a title cl

Cabinet resigns in Kuwait political crisis

The government of oil-rich Kuwait resigned today following a bitter dispute with opposition MPs, lawmaker Khaled al-Sultan said.

"The Kuwaiti cabinet has resigned and the resignation has been accept

Kuwait to give Libyan rebels 180 mn dollars


Kuwait said on Sunday it would grant the Libyan opposition group 50 million dinars (around $180 million) after the country's amir (ruler) met head of Transitional National Council (TNC) Mustafa Abdul

Kuwaiti cabinet resigns amid new political crisis

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Kuwait's government submitted its resignation on Thursday, a minister announced, sparking a fresh political crisis in a Gulf emirate prone to such volatility over the past five years.

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Iraq Premier in Kuwait to boost ties


Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki arrived in Kuwait on Wednesday for a one-day official visit expected to focus on boosting economic and political ties between the two Arab neighbours.

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