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International pledges for Syrian humanitarian aid reach $2.4 billion

International pledges for Syrian humanitarian aid reach $2.4 billion

KUWAIT CITY, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- International pledges for humanitarian aid to Syria exceed $2.4 billion, a Kuwaiti official said at the close of a donor conference Wednesday in Kuwait City.

Obama schedule for Friday, Sept. 13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- President Obama welcomes Kuwaiti Emir Sheik Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah to the White House Friday, the daily schedule indicated.

Gulf 'security arrests' muzzle dissent

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, April 25 (UPI) -- The arrest of an alleged al-Qaida cell in the United Arab Emirates and of 94 citizens accused of "security offenses" illustrates the alarm sweeping the Persian Gulf monarchies as the wave of Arab pro-democracy uprisings reaches their door.

Kuwaiti protestors’ sleep-in moved from Al-Erada Square

KUWAIT CITY, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Opposition protesters in Kuwait City said they held a sleep-in at an alternative location after the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry blocked off Al-Erada Square.

Kuwaiti parliament dissolved

KUWAIT CITY, March 19 (UPI) -- The emir of Kuwait Wednesday dissolved the National Assembly and called for new elections.

Kuwaiti Cabinet resignation recognized

KUWAIT CITY, March 4 (UPI) -- Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Jassem Al-Kharafi Sunday officially acknowledges the resignation of the Kuwaiti Cabinet.

Prime minister becomes Kuwaiti emir

KUWAIT CITY, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The Kuwaiti Cabinet and parliament approved Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Tuesday as the country's new emir.

Kuwait moves to remove ill emir

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Kuwait's cabinet has begun proceedings to remove the ailing new emir, The New York Times reports.

Kuwait to get new crown prince

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Kuwait's Emir Sheik Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah will replace his ailing crown prince with Prime Minister Sabah al-Ahmad, reports said Wednesday.

Kuwait, Oman leaders to bypass Arab summit

KUWAIT CITY, March 27 (UPI) -- Kuwait announced Saturday Prime Minister Sheik Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah will head the Kuwaiti delegation to the Arab summit in Tunisia.
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