The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014.
By United Press International

Syrian opposition leader offers to talk

DAMASCUS, Syria, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The top Syrian opposition leader offered for the first time to talk with Bashar Assad's government, but set two conditions.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013.
By United Press International

New Kuwait government announced

KUWAIT CITY, July 10 (UPI) -- A new Kuwaiti cabinet was announced Monday following last month's general elections which were contested by women for the first time without success.

Kuwait finds gas and new oil

KUWAIT CITY, March 7 (UPI) -- Kuwait Monday announced the discovery of commercial quantities of natural gas and a new light oil, the Washington Post reported.

New 16-member Kuwait govt formed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah has formed a 16-member government, including six members of the ruling family in key portfolios.

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia cooperate on terror

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheik Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah said Saudi nationals were among Muslim gunmen hunted down by Kuwaiti authorities this week.

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.

Kuwait names new prime minister

KUWAIT, Kuwait, July 13 (UPI) -- The emir of Kuwait issued a landmark decree Sunday to separate the post of prime minister from that of crown prince, a key demand of political reformers.

Kuwaiti emir returns home

KUWAIT CITY, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Kuwait's emir returned home Tuesday after a four-month stay in London where he underwent treatment for a brain hemorrhage.
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