Kuwait’s Ruler Dissolves Parliament, Citing Security and Oil Prices
The ruling emir set the stage for early elections in a country hit hard by a drop in oil prices.
A 4.87-Ounce iPhone? In 1991, My Mobile Phone Weighed 130 Pounds.
It came in a special case, too — a suitcase. (Two of them, actually.)
Thousands of Indian Workers Are Stuck in Saudi Arabia as Kingdom’s Economy Sags
More than 10,000 Indians have recently lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia, and many are stranded there after a steep drop in the price of oil.
Suicide Bombings Hit 3 Cities in Saudi Arabia, One Near a Holy Site
The explosions, including near the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina, followed a bloody week of Islamic State attacks in other countries during Ramadan.
Kuwait Says It Thwarted 3 Planned ISIS Attacks
The Interior Ministry said security agencies had arrested a number of Islamic State militants, foiling plots that included a plan to blow up a Shiite mosque.
Obama Will Meet With Gulf Leaders. Here’s a Probable Agenda.
The president is set to meet with leaders from Saudi Arabia and five other countries to discuss Iran, the Syrian civil war and other regional issues.
When the Oil Fields Burned
In 1991, Saddam Hussein’s troops set off an inferno in Kuwait, creating an environmental catastrophe.
Yemen: U.N. Envoy Unveils Truce Plan
The country’s warring parties have agreed to begin a cease-fire on April 10 ahead of peace talks starting April 18 in Kuwait, the envoy said.
The Mideast Came to Idaho State. It Wasn’t the Best Fit.
College students from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait have brought much-needed money to a predominantly Mormon city, but it has made for a troubled mix.
Syria Aid Pledges From Rich Countries Reach $10 Billion
Britain, Germany and the United States, among other countries, made new pledges to help refugees and others affected by the civil war.
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