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Stories with organization: Kuwait government
  • 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.

  • N. Carolina Persian Gulf War exhibit to be created 
    Updated: Jan-15-16 2:32 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina is going to use $100,000 donated by the Kuwaiti government two decades ago to create a traveling exhibit honoring the state's Persian Gulf War veterans and those who died in the conflict, Gov. Pat McCrory announced Friday.

  • Kuwait government sues Olympic body after IOC suspension 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 12:37 pm

    KUWAIT CITY - The Kuwaiti government filed a $1.3 billion suit against 14 board members of the Gulf state's Olympic committee, including the influential head of the world association of national Olympic bodies.