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Aoun in Kuwait on Two-Day Official Visit

President Michel Aoun arrived for an official visit to Kuwait on Tuesday where he was received by Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, the National News Agency reported.

The President and the Emir headed to the main palace of the Emir, the Bayan Palace, where Aoun will stay during his two-day visit, NNA added.

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Kuwait Jails MPs, Dissidents over 2011 Parliament Raid

A Kuwaiti court on Monday sentenced to jail 67 people, including an opposition leader and Islamist deputies, over a 2011 raid on parliament, a defense lawyer said.

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Kuwait Cabinet Resigns after No-Confidence Vote

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed Al-Sabah on Monday accepted his government's resignation, a week after a fresh dispute broke out in the oil-rich Gulf state's parliament.

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Berri Says 'No Rift' with Kuwait after Emirate Protests over Hizbullah

Speaker Nabih Berri assured on Tuesday that relations with the Gulf emirate of Kuwait are “not broken as some believe,” and stressed that “things have been addressed,” the State-run National News Agency reported.

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Saniora Meets Kuwait Envoy to Deplore 'Hizbullah Cell', Mashnouq Ready to 'Cooperate'

A Mustaqbal bloc delegation led by ex-PM Fouad Saniora on Monday visited Kuwaiti Ambassador to Lebanon Abdul-Al al-Qinai to condemn alleged Hizbullah involvement in a “terrorist cell” that has been busted in the Gulf emirate.

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Kuwait Expels Iranian Diplomats over 'Terror' Cell

Kuwait on Thursday ordered the expulsion of about 15 Iranian diplomats after the emirate's top court convicted a "terror" cell of links to the Islamic republic, a government source told AFP.

Kuwait also ordered the closure of the Iranian "military, cultural and trade" missions, said the government official, who asked not to be named.

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Kuwait: OPEC, Non-OPEC Have Exceeded Targeted Oil Output Cuts

Kuwait's oil minister said Thursday that OPEC and independent producers have exceeded their targeted oil output cuts, but without stemming a decline in commodity prices.

"The commitments to production cuts in May reached 106 percent, the highest percentage since the start of output reductions in January," said Essam al-Marzouk, who heads a joint ministerial committee overseeing adherence to the cuts.

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Kuwait Executions Part of 'Alarming Trend' in Middle East

Human Rights Watch criticised Kuwait on Thursday for ending a moratorium on executions by hanging seven people, saying the action was part of a worrying regional rise in use of the death penalty.

"Kuwait's killing of seven people on January 25 highlights the alarming trend in the region for countries to return to or increasingly use the death penalty," said Sarah Leah Whitson, HRW's Middle East director.

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Kuwait Hangs 7 Prisoners, Including Royal, in Mass Execution

Kuwait on Wednesday hanged seven people including a member of the ruling family and a woman who burned dozens of people to death at a wedding party, the authorities said.

The three women and four men are the first to be executed in the oil-rich Gulf state since mid-2013.

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German Jet Lands in Kuwait over Hoax Bomb Threat

A German plane carrying 299 passengers made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday over a hoax bomb threat, authorities in the Gulf emirate said.

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