Passenger plane crashes in Taiwan; at least 40 dead
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 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.