the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with place: Kuwait City
  • Olympic powerbroker has Kuwaiti court conviction thrown out 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 9:57 am

    KUWAIT CITY - A Kuwaiti sheikh who is a major powerbroker in the Olympics and world soccer has been acquitted by an appeals court of violating a gag order in a case about an alleged coup, his lawyer said Tuesday.

  • Kuwait Olympic head deplores 'serious escalation' of dispute 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 1:56 pm

    KUWAIT CITY - The head of Kuwait's national Olympic committee condemned what he called on Wednesday the "serious escalation" of government interference that could prevent the Gulf nation's athletes from representing their country at the Rio de Janeiro Games.