Kuwait

Economy & Innovation

Borrowing Time: Structural Challenges to Kuwait’s Economy after COVID-19  

Kuwait continues to deal with the consequences of low oil prices, an ongoing pandemic, and...

Politics & Governance

Kuwaitis Once Again Revolt at the Ballot Box: But Will It Result in Change?

As Kuwaitis voted for their 16th parliament on December 5th they again sent one message...

Politics & Governance

The Elephant in the Room: Kuwait’s Labor Crisis

With the passing of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Kuwait has entered a period of uncertainty...

Politics & Governance

The Gulf Region has Lost its Greatest Mediator

The passing of Kuwaiti Emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah closes a dramatic and historic chapter...

Politics & Governance

Kuwait, Balancer in the Gulf

Three decades ago, on August 2, 1990, the army of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein occupied...

Economy & Innovation

The Crisis of the Era: Economic Decline in Kuwait

Dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic over the next few years is going...

Politics & Governance

Kuwait’s Media Landscape Needs Structural and Social Reform

It is an open secret that in the Gulf states, journalism does not fulfill its...

Politics & Governance

How Covid-19 Stress-Tested Relations between Residents & Citizens in Kuwait

As Kuwait announced its first COVID-19 case on February 24, it stress-tested relations between citizens...

Politics & Governance

Kuwait to Halt Commercial Passenger Flights, Declare Public Holiday

Kuwait will halt all commercial flights to and from the Gulf Arab state starting Friday...

Politics & Governance

Kuwait Reports New Coronavirus Cases, Takes Count to 26

Kuwait confirmed three more cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the total infections to 12,...

Economy & Innovation

Kuwait Could Need $180 Billion in Financing Over the Next Six Years: IMF

The International Monetary Fund estimates that Kuwait’s financing needs will amount to some $180 billion...

Defense & Security

Iran Says Drone Used in Soleimani Strike Came From Kuwait

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said the U.S. drone used to kill a top Iranian...

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