- 25 April, 2013 -- Kuwait studies possible retreat from media law
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait put proposals to impose tough new media laws on hold Thursday after the country's prime minister suggested that objections from press groups and others could force the Gulf nation to scrap the plans.
- 1 July, 2012 -- Kuwait emir accepts cabinet resignation
Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Sunday issued a decree accepting the resignation of the oil-rich Gulf state's cabinet, the official KUNA news agency reported.
- 10 April, 2013 -- Report: Kuwait proposes $1M fine for emir insults
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's information minister is defending a proposed media law that reports say could bring fines of about $1 million for insulting the Gulf nation's emir and other members of the ruling family.
- 16 June, 2013 -- Kuwait court dissolves parliament; elections ahead
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's constitutional court forced new parliamentary elections Sunday, dissolving the current chamber on the basis of flaws in the election law, the state news agency reported. The decision may set the stage for a new wave of political showdowns in the Gulf nation.
- 15 April, 2012 -- Kuwait daily urges end to royal infighting
A leading Kuwaiti newspaper called Sunday for an end to an escalating power struggle within the Al-Sabah ruling family, warning that it could have grave consequences on the oil-rich Gulf state.