Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah pardoned on Tuesday all those who have been sentenced to jail for insulting him.
Kuwait's top court on Sunday scrapped last December's parliamentary election, which was boycotted by the opposition, but approved the controversial electoral law that sparked the boycott.
Kuwait is to bar foreigners from attending public hospitals in the mornings, local media reported on Thursday, in a decision activists labelled as "racist".
Eight best Asian water polo teams took part in the Water Polo Championship that was held in Kuwait.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived in Baghdad on Thursday for talks with Iraqi leaders, state television said, after a visit to Kuwait in which he called for a new era in relations between the two countries.
The Kuwaiti opposition is to stage a demonstration at the weekend to protest against the new parliament which was elected amid a huge boycott.
Kuwait stands at a crossroads as voters head to the polls on Saturday for a contest being boycotted by the opposition and with little hope of restoring stability.
Around 100 protesters and 11 policemen were hurt on Sunday as Kuwaiti riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets in clashes with tens of thousands of demonstrators.
Kazakhstan President signed a decree appointing Bakhtiyar Tassymov Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Kuwait and Bahrain.
Kuwait gave an official apology to Kazakhstan in relation to the incident with Borat's 'anthem'.
Management of national teams and sport reserves expressed the official protest to the organizers of the International Shooting Tournament in Kuwait.
Head coach of Kazakhstan national shooting team gave details of the incident in Kuwait, where the 'anthem' from Borat movie was played.
Organizers turned on the 'anthem' from Borat movie instead of Kazakhstan anthem during a sport tournament in Kuwait.
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