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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019

Second rocket tube recovered from U.S. service member at BWI

Officials say an Air Force sergeant tried bringing home a rocket launcher tube as a souvenir at the same airport where another service member tried returning with a similar weapon …

UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019

AP Source: FIFA explores Kuwait, Oman as 2022 World Cup co-hosts

A person with knowledge of the situation says FIFA is exploring Oman and Kuwait becoming co-hosts of the 2022 World Cup if it is expanded beyond Qatar. Although Qatar won …

Kuwait expels Philippines ambassador amid maid abuse dispute

Kuwait on Wednesday expelled the Philippines ambassador and recalled its own envoy from Manila over a growing diplomatic dispute sparked by complaints of the abuse of Filipina housemaids and workers …

$30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq

International donors pledged $30 billion to help rebuild Iraq after the war against the Islamic State group, Kuwait announced Wednesday, overcoming Western doubts and donor fatigue over Mideast crises to …

Kuwait’s ruling emir orders Cabinet dissolved amid turmoil

Kuwait’s ruling emir ordered his Cabinet be dissolved Monday, heading off a potentially embarrassing no-confidence vote by parliament against one of his ministers as political turmoil continues in the stalwart …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017

U.S. steps up Qatar crisis diplomacy, lauds Kuwait’s mediation

The Trump administration on Friday ramped up diplomatic efforts to help resolve Qatar’s crisis with its Arab neighbors, which risks implications for America’s military presence in the Middle East and …

Trump hails Kuwait mediation on Qatar; Arab states react

President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed efforts by the leader of Kuwait, a staunch American ally, to mediate a festering diplomatic crisis involving Qatar and its Arab neighbors that could …

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Qatar says Kuwait trying to mediate, solve diplomatic rift

Kuwait is trying to mediate a diplomatic crisis in which Arab countries have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich, travel-hub nation from the outside world, …

Kuwait to supply Egypt with 2 million barrels of oil a month

Egypt’s state news agency says Kuwait has agreed to supply Egypt with 2 million barrels of crude per month, starting in January.

Kuwaiti parliament dissolves, setting stage for early poll

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Defense Department: Washington soldier killed in Kuwait

The U.S. Defense Department said a soldier from Mill Creek, Washington, died from a noncombat-related injury in Kuwait.

Oil freeze deal likely to be reached, Kuwaiti OPEC official says

Kuwait’s OPEC governor is saying members of the oil cartel and other producing countries likely will reach a deal later this month to freeze production as crude prices sit below …

Reserve families brace for long haul

As Pfc. Nicholas Adams held five-day-old Connor against his camouflage uniform Monday, he and his wife, Angela, talked about preparing for the one-year separation they’re about to endure. They’ve known …