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Oil plummets on Doha failure
Oil plummets on Doha failure

Oil plunged Monday a day after top producers failed to reach a deal in Doha to cap output.

Oil plummets on Doha failure
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit

Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates face regional divisions, but will struggle to find common ground.

Gulf monarchs seek united front at annual summit
OPEC chief confident of a balanced oil market in 2016
OPEC chief confident of a balanced oil market in 2016

OPEC is confident that the oil market will be "more balanced" next year as non-OPEC production has contracted and global demand is increasing.

OPEC chief confident of a balanced oil market in 2016
Kuwait makes DNA tests mandatory after IS bombing
Kuwait makes DNA tests mandatory after IS bombing

Kuwait's parliament, reacting to a suicide bombing last week that killed 26 people, adopted a law requiring mandatory DNA testing on all the country's citizens and foreign residents.

Kuwait makes DNA tests mandatory after IS bombing
Nursultan Nazarbayev ©Tengrinews.kz
Nazarbayev expresses condolences over terrorist attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has expressed condolences to the President of Tunisia Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi and Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah over the recent terrorist attacks in these countries.

Nazarbayev expresses condolences over terrorist attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait
IS suicide bomber kills 25 at Kuwait Shiite mosque
IS suicide bomber kills 25 at Kuwait Shiite mosque

A suicide bomber struck a Shiite mosque in the Kuwaiti capital during prayers, killing at least 25 people.

IS suicide bomber kills 25 at Kuwait Shiite mosque
UN chief condemns 'appalling' attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait
UN chief condemns 'appalling' attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the "appalling" attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia and said those responsible should face justice.

UN chief condemns 'appalling' attacks in France, Tunisia, Kuwait
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US Ambassador George Krol presents letter of credence to Nazarbayev

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Kazakhstan George Krol has delivered a speech in Kazakh language in Akorda.

US Ambassador George Krol presents letter of credence to Nazarbayev
OPEC will not step in to support oil prices: Kuwait
OPEC will not step in to support oil prices: Kuwait

OPEC has no plans to intervene in the oil market to shore up sagging crude prices, the Kuwaiti oil minister said, as Brent crude breached the $60 mark.

OPEC will not step in to support oil prices: Kuwait
Kuwait sees no output cut at OPEC meeting
Kuwait sees no output cut at OPEC meeting

OPEC is not likely to cut crude output when it meets later this month amid hopes that the market will absorb surplus supplies, the Kuwaiti oil minister said.

Kuwait sees no output cut at OPEC meeting
No need for urgent OPEC meet on lower oil price: Kuwait
No need for urgent OPEC meet on lower oil price: Kuwait

OPEC member Kuwait said there was no need to call an emergency meeting for the producers' cartel to discuss sliding oil prices after crude hit a 17-month low.

No need for urgent OPEC meet on lower oil price: Kuwait
Dulat Kuanyshev ©tengrinews
Nazarbayev appoints ambassadors to Kuwait and Israel

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed ambassadors to Kuwait and Israel.

Nazarbayev appoints ambassadors to Kuwait and Israel
Arab states to mark end of Ramadan from Monday
Arab states to mark end of Ramadan from Monday

The Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitr that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan will begin on Monday in Saudi Arabia and neighbouring states.

Arab states to mark end of Ramadan from Monday
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Kazakhstan to expand cooperation with OPEC

Kazakhstan, a Central Asian oil producer, will expand its cooperation with the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

Kazakhstan to expand cooperation with OPEC
Kuwait's emir makes landmark visit to Iran
Kuwait's emir makes landmark visit to Iran

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Sunday started a landmark visit to Tehran focused on mending fences between Shiite Iran and the Sunni-ruled monarchies in the Gulf.

Kuwait's emir makes landmark visit to Iran
Chairman of Kazakhstan's tourism industry committee Marat Igaliyev and  the Ambassador of Mexico in Turkey and Kazakhstan Martha Elena Barcena Coqui.
Kazakhstan and Mexico to exchange Embassies

Kazakhstan and Mexico are going to exchange embassies in the coming two years.

Kazakhstan and Mexico to exchange Embassies
©Reuters/Mohamed Al Hwaity
Saudi prince killed endangered birds

A Saudi prince with a taste for the traditional sport of falconry illegally hunted 2,100 endangered birds while on holiday in Pakistan, officials said.

Saudi prince killed endangered birds
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Donors in major fundraising push for Syria

Donors gathered in Kuwait Wednesday in a major fundraising drive for 13 million Syrians affected by war following a record UN appeal for $6.5 billion.

Donors in major fundraising push for Syria
US to maintain 35,000 troops in Gulf region: Hagel
US to maintain 35,000 troops in Gulf region: Hagel

The United States is committed to maintaining a 35,000-strong force in the Gulf region regardless of a nuclear deal with Iran, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel said Saturday in Bahrain.

US to maintain 35,000 troops in Gulf region: Hagel
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Oil-rich Kuwait warns welfare state unsustainable

Oil-rich Kuwait said Monday that the generous cradle-to-grave welfare system provided to its 1.2 million citizens was "unsustainable" and it was time for change.

Oil-rich Kuwait warns welfare state unsustainable