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  • The Middle East's Women Are Championing Their Own Change

    The Middle East's Women Are Championing Their Own Change

    Expand Demonstration outside Lebanon's Parliament on December 6, 2016, with women in white dresses and wrapped in bandages, calling for the repeal of article 522 of the penal code.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kuwait Releases Protesters on Bail

    Kuwait Releases Protesters on Bail

    Expand Kuwaitis protest outside the parliament building in Kuwait City November 16, 2011. © 2011 Reuters A top Kuwaiti court has released on bail 44…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kuwait/Philippines: Protect Filipino Migrant Workers

    Kuwait/Philippines: Protect Filipino Migrant Workers

    Expand Workers continue to spend long periods waiting at embassy shelters, including the Philippines safe house, shown here. Since 1992, the Kuwaiti government has relied on deporta…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Respect the Rights of Domestic Workers that Oman Depends On

    Respect the Rights of Domestic Workers that Oman Depends On

    “If you want to go back [home], you have to pay back the money we spent to bring you here.”“Atiya Z.” (not her real name) and I were sitting under a veranda, shaded from the hot sun in Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital of Tanzania, when…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Top 5 Reforms Middle East Governments Can Make in 2018

    Top 5 Reforms Middle East Governments Can Make in 2018

    (Beirut) – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) governments can respond to the popular demands of the region’s youth for reform by implementing five changes in 2018 to arbitrary, outdated legal systems that infringe upon citizens’ rights and lib…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kuwait: Reform Laws that Restrict Free Speech Rights

    Kuwait: Reform Laws that Restrict Free Speech Rights

    Expand A general view of the Kuwait Palace of Justice (court house) in Kuwait City, Kuwait.   © 2013 Reuters  (Beirut) – Kuwait should stop p…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kuwait


    In January 2017, Kuwait carried out its first executions since 2013, hanging seven people.Despite recent reforms, migrant workers do not have adequate legal protections, and remain vulnerable to abuse, forced labor, and deportation for minor infract…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kuwait: Mass Convictions for 2011 Protest
    (Beirut)—The mass conviction on November 27, 2017, of more than 60 people involved in demonstrations at Kuwait’s parliament in 2011 included convictions for assembly and speech, Human Rights Watch said today. Kuwait’s judiciary should vacate th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Kuwait: Court Strikes Down Draconian DNA Law

    Kuwait: Court Strikes Down Draconian DNA Law

    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Human Rights Watch Submission to the CEDAW Committee of Kuwait’s Periodic Report for the 68th Session
    We write in advance of the 68th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, and its review of Kuwait’s compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). This sub…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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  • Omani football fans injured as stadium's glass barrier breaks
    About 40 people hurt during celebrations following Oman’s victory over United Arab Emirates in Gulf Cup final in KuwaitAlmost 40 football fans from Oman have been injured in Kuwait after a glass barrier broke during celebrations following the count…
    - 72 days ago, 6 Jan 18, 6:18am -
  • UAE announces new Saudi alliance that could reshape Gulf relations
    Latest development in six-month-long Qatar dispute throws future of Gulf Cooperation Council into doubtThe United Arab Emirates has announced the formation of a new political and military alliance with Saudi Arabia, throwing into doubt the future of…
    - 5 Dec 17, 5:30am -
  • Friday's top photos: lotus seed picking and a festival of lights
    A selection of the best photographs from around the world, including a candlelit vigil in Las Vegas, a rally in Kenya and sunrise camel rides in Egypt Continue reading...
    - 6 Oct 17, 8:23am -
  • Saudi Arabia suspends dialogue, saying Qatar 'distorting facts'
    Move follows earlier report of phone call between leaders of both countries suggested a breakthrough in the Gulf disputeSaudi Arabia on Saturday suspended any dialogue with Qatar, accusing it of “distorting facts”, just after a report of a phone…
    - 8 Sep 17, 8:59pm -
  • Kuwait's inferno: how will the world's hottest city survive climate change?
    Malls and office complexes continue to spring up in Kuwait City, built by migrants often working illegally in soaring temperatures. But as oil and water reserves dwindle, the energy-guzzling citystate heads for an existential crisisIt is 9am and the…
    - 18 Aug 17, 2:00am -
  • Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990 used by UK to boost weapon sales
    Thatcher government saw war on Saddam as an ‘unparalleled opportunity’ to sell arms, declassified secret memos revealThe British government saw Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait as an “unparalleled opportunity” to sell arms to Gulf states, accordin…
    - 12 Aug 17, 5:42pm -
  • Thatcher considered SAS-style raid in Kuwait to get food to diplomats
    Newly released papers show PM asked about possibility of special forces bringing supplies to besieged UK embassyMargaret Thatcher considered an SAS-style raid to resupply Britain’s besieged embassy in Iraqi-occupied Kuwait, which was running out of…
    - 20 Jul 17, 1:01am -
  • Saudi demands for restoring relations with Qatar not viable, says US
    Pre-conditions to settle dispute between Qatar and its neighbours could be met individually if not as a package, says Secretary of State Rex TillersonSaudi Arabia’s pre-conditions for restoring diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar are not r…
    - 10 Jul 17, 2:36pm -
  • Qatar rejects deadline demands, saying it does not fear military action
    Foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani rejects demands from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and United Arab EmiratesQatar said on Saturday it does not fear any military retaliation for refusing to meet a Monday deadline to comply with…
    - 1 Jul 17, 8:59pm -
  • Kuwait steps up efforts to end Qatar blockade
    Kuwaiti emir flies to Doha as Donald Trump also intervenes for second time in Gulf diplomatic crisisKuwait has stepped up its efforts to mediate an end to the economic and diplomatic blockade of Qatar as other Gulf States set out more detailed demand…
    - 8 Jun 17, 1:31pm -
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