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  • KUWAIT: U.S. confirms detention of American citizen who claims being beaten

     
    A U.S. official has confirmed that an American citizen of Somali origin who claims he was beaten by security agents in Kuwait while they were interrogating him about his travels in Yemen and Somalia is being held in detention in......
  • KUWAIT: Riot police break up protest by stateless Arabs

     
    Police in anti-riot gear descended Friday on a small protest rally near Kuwait City that was staged by stateless Arabs demanding greater rights, media reports said. According to the Reuters news agency, despite a stern warning from the new minister......
  • KUWAIT: Court sentences 3 to death for being part of Iranian spy ring

     
    A Kuwaiti criminal court condemned two Iranians and a Kuwaiti national to death on Tuesday for being part of an Iranian spy ring, media reports say. A Syrian national and a stateless Arab were also handed life sentences at the......
  • KUWAIT, IRAN: Iranian diplomats to be expelled over spy ring row in latest spat in Arab Gulf-Iranian relations

     
    Kuwait is reportedly ready to boot out a number of Iranian diplomats for alleged links to a spy ring working for Tehran in the latest spat in ties between Sunni Arab Gulf states and Shiite Iran. According to Kuwait's foreign......
  • Oil falls, but gasoline prices are still rising

     
    Oil prices took a tumble, but the relentless rise in retail gasoline prices continued overnight. The national average for a gallon of regular gasoline reached $3.833 Monday, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report, which is compiled by the Oil......
  • IRAN: Tensions increase as second Iranian flotilla to Bahrain is blocked

     
    Iranian supporters of Shiite dissidents in Bahrain saw their second flotilla in less than a month turned back from the Persian Gulf kingdom Monday. The 120 people aboard the two-ship "flotilla of solidarity" included a mix of workers, athletes, lawmakers,...
  • KUWAIT: Lawmakers throw punches in parliamentary fight over Guantanamo prisoners

     
    The Kuwaiti parliament became a scene of chaos Wednesday when a fistfight broke out between Shiite and Sunni Muslim lawmakers during a session about Kuwaiti detainees at the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The brawl began after Shiite......
  • KUWAIT: 2,000 rally to demand resignation of embattled prime minister

     
    Pressure is building on Kuwait's embattled Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Ahmad Sabah, who has come under fire for refusing to be questioned in parliament for allegedly misusing public funds, among other accusations. Around 2,000 people took to the...
  • Longtime military man receives hero’s welcome

     
    Army National Guard Sgt. 1st Class William “Bill” Berens received a hero’s welcome Friday in Huntley. The 37-year-old returned following a second deployment in the …...
  • Doctor Helps Infant Live Normal Life After Surgery

    Doctor Helps Infant Live Normal Life After Surgery
    Doctors in Houston are giving a baby a chance at a normal life. Abdalla Al Jeweisri was born four-months ago in Kuwait, but soon after his birth doctors discovered he had a spina bifida. Despite the fairly common birth defect, doctors told the infant's...
  • American Role In Iraq: From Combat To Advisory

    American Role In Iraq: From Combat To Advisory
    The U.S. military is on track to cut numbers in Iraq to 50,000 by end August, when the 7-1/2-year combat mission launched by former President George W. Bush ends and operations switch to assisting Iraq's armed forces. The 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd...
  • Family, Friends Gather To Send Off Soldiers In Montague

    Family, Friends Gather To Send Off Soldiers In Montague
    Hundreds of people packed the bleachers at Montague High School Sunday morning for a farewell ceremony for 131 Michigan National Guard soldiers deploying to Kuwait. Members of the 1436th Engineer Company based in Montague will train for seven weeks at...