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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.

  • 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.

  • 2 sentenced to death in Kuwait in militant group case 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 11:45 am

    KUWAIT CITY - Kuwait says a court has sentenced two people to death in a case involving a militant group that authorities previously said had "furtive contacts" with Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.