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Stories with place: Kuwait
  • N fund pays $990 million in Kuwait compensation 
    Updated: Apr-24-14 8:37 am
  • GENEVA - A U.N. panel that settles claims for damages resulting from Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait has paid out another $990 million.

  • Kuwait court shuts 2 newspapers over coup articles 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:28 pm
  • KUWAIT CITY - A Kuwaiti court has temporarily suspended the publication of two independent newspapers over articles about a secret probe into allegations of a coup plot to overthrow the Gulf monarchy's government, the official state news agency reported Sunday.

  • Kuwait gives $249.5 million to Syrian relief aid 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:05 pm
  • UNITED NATIONS - Kuwait is donating $249.5 million to the United Nations and other humanitarian agencies to help relieve the Syrian crisis.

  • Soldiers killed at Fort Hood had years of service 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:01 pm
  • FORT HOOD, Texas - Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, on Friday released the names of the three soldiers killed by Spc. Ivan Lopez, who then used the same .45-caliber pistol to kill himself. Milley said the shooting rampage on Wednesday at Fort Hood followed a verbal altercation.

  • Fort Hood reveals identities of 3 soldiers killed 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:37 pm
  • FORT HOOD, Texas - The three soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood by another military man had served in the military for years and been deployed to Iraq as well as other places.

  • Arab summit lays bare serious cracks on Syria 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:10 pm
  • KUWAIT CITY - An Arab summit that ended Wednesday exposed cracks in what was once solid Arab support for Syrian rebels, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar divided over which factions to back and Syria's neighbors increasingly expressing fatigue with the flood of refugees from the country's civil war.