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Kuwaiti Hard-Liners Object to Mixed-Company Cafes

(KUWAIT CITY) — One of the traditional pleasures of the Middle East — leisurely puffing on a water pipe filled with aromatic tobacco — has become ensnared in...

Kuwait Upholds Sentence for Twitter ‘Insults’

(KUWAIT CITY) — A rights activist in Kuwait says an appeals court has upheld a 10-year prison sentence against a social media commentator for posts considered...

Kuwait Police Clash With ‘Stateless’ Protesters

(KUWAIT CITY) — Riot police in Kuwait have fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a march by hundreds of protesters claiming the oil-rich Gulf state has...

Iraq: Ten Years After

The U.S. invaded Iraq 10 years ago Tuesday. It was almost déjà war: the nation had done pretty much the same thing 12 years before, but the goal that time was...

Persian Gulf Party Time!

The Air Force wants to toss a Halloween party for some 200 folks in Kuwait – to “help bring a bit of Americana and a fun event to our men and women stationed far...

Highway (of Death) Robbery

You may recall the infamous “Highway of Death,” that stretch of six-lane Highway 80 from Kuwait City into Iraq and on toward Basra. The U.S. military rained...

Obama’s Expanding Clandestine War

On the eve of the 1991 Gulf War – as hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops streamed toward Iraq-occupied Kuwait – a U.S. Army officer remarked how much easier all...

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