Kuwait's Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, called for an end to media campaigns in the region which threatened the unity of the Gulf, during his speech on Sunday at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia.
WASHINGTON - He was president for only four years, but George H.W. Bush shaped U.S. history for decades, taking on tough jobs from Beijing to the CIA, ousting Iraqi forces from Kuwait, sealing a breakthrough budget deal that cost him an election and fathering a future president.
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation has
renewed its contract with Lebanon's energy ministry to supply
Lebanon's state electricity company with gas oil for a year at
international market prices, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported
Olympic chief Thomas Bach has praised Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah for stepping down as the head of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) while he fights a court case and said he hoped the Kuwaiti would be back at the helm soon.
Kuwait Projects Co (KIPCO)
, the Gulf state's largest investment company, has
hired Goldman Sachs to advise it on the sale of its
majority stake in pay-television operator OSN, sources familiar
with the matter told Reuters.
The next Gulf Cooperation Council summit, to be held in Riyadh next month, may be an opportunity to end the rift within the group, Kuwait's deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying by state news agency KUNA.
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