Visa Clampdown Forces North Koreans Out Of UAE Amid Nuclear Standoff

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

North Koreans will start leaving Qatar and Kuwait after the Gulf Arab states announced they would stop renewing visas. It comes as Donald Trump urged ...

Pigeon With Teeny Tiny Backpack Caught Smuggling Drugs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.05.2017 | UK

A pigeon with a tiny backpack full of pills has been apprehended on a drug smuggling mission. The unlucky bird was captured by Kuwaiti customs while w...

It's All About The Relationship: Advice For Working In The Arab World

Rana Nejem | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK
Rana Nejem

Are you planning to grow your business in the Arab world? Are you about to take up a new position in your company's offices based in Dubai, Kuwait, Amman or Cairo? Then you need to pay special attention to the significance of relationships in this culture.

When Is a London Flat Not a London Flat? When It's an Investment Opportunity in Kuwait

Sian Berry | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Politics
Sian Berry

What we need is a more robust commitment, and a binding one, that will ensure new homes are offered to Londoners first in a meaningful and accessible way. This might mean, whisper it softly, that the developers wouldn't achieve the best possible prices and that groups like Cornerstone ("dedicated to creating wealth for our clients") might find fewer easy pickings in London.

The Rich Arab Nations That Aren't Doing Anything To Help Syria's Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK

Every day, refugees risk their lives to escape persecution and war. They travel thousands of miles, hide in car engines, the backs of vehicles and cra...

Think We've Got It Bad? These Are The Hottest Countries In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK

In Britain an somewhat unprecedented heatwave has seen temperatures march towards 35C - but some countries might regard that as a cool breeze. Some...

Kuwait Mosque Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 25

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK

At Least 25 people are believed to have been killed in a suicide bombing at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait which the Islamic State (IS) has claimed...

World Leaders Hold Syrians' Lives in the Balance

Justin Forsyth | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK
Justin Forsyth

World leaders are gathering in Kuwait today to decide the fate of millions of people in Syria and the neighbouring countries. The Kuwait pledging conference, the third of its kind, will bring together the UN and donor governments to pledge money to help civilians caught up in the spiralling violence. They will need to be generous - as the war enters its fifth year, Syrians and their neighbours are increasingly unable to cope with this unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe.

Kuwaiti Footballer Appears To Slip A Finger Up Opponent's Bottom

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Sport

A video posted by جرايمq8 (@jraymq8) on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:04pm PST Surely that's a red? Footage from a Kuwaiti football match appears to sho...

Bombing Iraq Ignores The Real Problem

Scott Dickson | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK Politics
Scott Dickson

As one "War on Terror," draws to an end, so starts another. The upcoming withdrawal of British forces from Afghanistan should force our politicians to reflect, largely on the utter futility of combating societal and religious problems with bombs. Old habits die hard. Not having learnt that virtually every Western intrusion into the Middle East ends in disaster, parliament's acquiescence to David Cameron's demand that Britain join the fight against ISIS proves our foreign policy is created in a historical vacuum.

How Many Kuwaitis Can You Fit In A Car?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Comedy

We think this rather wonderful video provides the answer. In short: it's more than you'd think. (Via Nothing To Do With Arbroath)...

Intense Fighting in Syria Hampers Vital Polio Vaccination Efforts

Razan Rashidi | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK
Razan Rashidi

Speaking from Syria, UNICEF health facilitator, Dr. Suliman Najem said that reaching remote communities is particularly challenging in a region that has been badly affected by the three-year old conflict.

Kuwait Launches Crackdown on Trans Women for 'Imitating a Woman'

Dan Littauer | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK
Dan Littauer

A transgender woman was arrested in a women's hair-saloon, after one of the clients became suspicious of her gender on Wednesday. Her arrest comes after a weeklong crackdown on transgender women in the gulf kingdom, which saw six other women arrested for "imitating the opposite sex".

A Global Neighbourhood

One Young World | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
One Young World

Society victories that were led by youth are now going public and will be shared with this and the next generation through the Global Talks Campaign. There are no borders when it comes to ideas, no restrictions when it comes to determined young people. There are no Greek or Kuwaiti youth problems, only international ones.

Kuwait's Emir 'Will Have More Control Of Royal Mail Than The Queen'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 11.10.2013 | UK

Royal Mail's stock market flotation could leave the Kuwaiti royal family with greater control over the business than the Queen, unions have warned. ...

Gays 'To Be Detected & Barred From Entering Gulf Countries'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK

Proposals to clinically screen, “detect” and consequently bar gay expatriates from trying to enter Gulf countries could be on the cards, media out...

'Bride' Aged 8 Dies After Suffering Internal Sexual Injuries During Wedding Night With Man, 40

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

UPDATE: Yemeni officials and journalists are saying the reports that an 8-year-old girl allegedly died of vaginal tearing on her wedding night are fa...

Little Chef Bought By Kuwaiti Company

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK

Little Chef, the British restaurant chain known for its roadside outlets, has been bought by a Kuwaiti-owned group. The Kout Food Group (KFG) will ...

Nottingham Forest: The Soap Opera

Becky Gamester | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Sport
Becky Gamester

Alex McLeish's exit after just 40 days in charge is only the latest twist in an increasingly-worrying soap opera at Nottingham Forest. As we approach the next game against Bristol City this weekend, the burning question is who would accept the job rather than who the owners will choose.

Was It Worth It? Iraq, Ten Years On

Gary Kent | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

We are not only marking the tenth anniversary of the fall of Saddam but the 50th anniversary of the beginnings in 1963 of a campaign of demonisation of the Kurds that proceeded to full-blown genocide, most notably at Halabja where 5,000 people were killed and many more hideously injured by Saddam's Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Activist Invites Kim Kardashian To Meet Human Rights Defenders In Bahrain

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Politics

An activist has written an open letter to Kim Kardashian, inviting her to meet with human rights defenders in Bahrain. Maryam Alkhawaja has implor...

Syria: Gulf States, France and Italy Withdraw Ambassadors As Violence Worsens

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Gulf Arab states and the governments of France and Italy have withdrawn their ambassadors from Syria in protest as violence against civilians continue...

The Twelve Month Spring: Assessing The Impact Of The Arab Revolutions

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK

One year ago today, Mohamed Bouazizi set himself alight in Tunisia. It was a personal protest that had huge ramifications not only for his homeland, b...

Arab Spring?

Peter Martindale | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Politics
Peter Martindale

As Autumn nears, and the so-called Arab Spring has achieved nothing more than bloodshed, resentment and instability, the West should stop its shameful support of bloody revolution.

Review: 'The Devil's Double'

Daniel Green | Posted 07.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Green

Based upon the autobiographical novel of Latif Yahia, a body double for Saddam Hussein's son Uday Hussein during the late 1980s, director Lee Tamahori...