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Voices from the Arab Press: Twitter in Saudi Arabia

A weekly selection of the opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world

By THE MEDIA LINE
04/02/2021

North Korean diplomat defects to South Korea -lawmaker

Kuwait had been a key source of foreign currency for Pyongyang, which sent thousands of laborers there, mostly for construction projects.

By REUTERS
25/01/2021

Kuwait’s minority government bows out after a month

Legislature clashes with executive over constitutional prerogatives, including selection of speaker

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
14/01/2021
Foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) arrive, ahead of an annual leaders' summit i

US to sell billions worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

The sale comes in the final days of US President Donald Trump's term.

By REUTERS
30/12/2020

Kuwaiti election produces all-male parliament

Male-dominated culture, insufficient organization, absence of a quota were behind the results, experts say.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
07/12/2020
Anti-government demonstrators take pictures of a metal sculpture spelling out "revolution"

Voices from the Arab Press: Boycotting Turkey

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By THE MEDIA LINE
29/10/2020

Kuwait's new emir names Sheikh Meshal as new crown prince

Earlier two members of Kuwait's ruling family posted messages on Twitter pledging allegiance to Sheikh Meshal as crown prince.

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
FILE PHOTO: Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif looks on during a meeting with Russia's For

Iran sends foreign minister Zarif to Kuwait following emir death

Iran wants Kuwait to remain neutral in Tehran's struggle against US role in region.

Kuwait's new emir meets senior US, Iranian officials

"He will be remembered as a great man and a special friend to the United States," U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in comments tweeted by the US Embassy during his visit.

By REUTERS
04/10/2020
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