Kuwait

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

Dan Littauer | Posted 28.03.2014 | 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...