Tag Archives: Kuwait

LIVE VIDEO: Trump Press Conference With Kuwaiti Emir

Patch reports: President Trump will hold a press conference with Kuwait’s Emir al-Sabah on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Eastern. Watch a live stream of the event on Patch at the end of this article. Questions continue to hang over the White House about the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an Obama-era policy that provides protections for undocumented …

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Kuwaiti Ambassador Denies Report That Trump Team Pressured Him Into Booking Trump’s DC Hotel

Politico reports: Kuwait’s ambassador to the United States is denying a report that he was pressured by associates of Donald Trump to host a major celebration at the president-elect’s hotel in Washington instead of its usual venue, the Four Seasons. Salem Al-Sabah said he decided to schedule Kuwait’s National Day event on Feb. 25 at the Trump hotel because he’d …

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Kuwaiti MP Slams Amnesty International

“The decision to bar homosexuals from entering Kuwait is a sovereign decision. Amnesty International should take care of lofty and noble goals for which it was established, leave aside homosexuality and deviations and stop defending delinquents. The organisation should heed the annual rates of births outside the institution of marriage in Europe and abortions as well as the high rates …

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Kuwait To Expand “Gender Testing”

Pink News reports: The Health Ministry of Kuwait has proposed that genetic tests for immigrant workers in countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, be tightened to prevent transgender migrants from entering the job market there. This news follows an announcement earlier this week that Doctors in Kuwait and other GCC countries may subject men entering the county to screening tests …

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Kuwait To Conduct “Homosexuality Tests” To Stop Gay People From Entering Country

Kuwaiti officials revealed today that they will conduct “medical screening tests” to detect homosexuals who are attempting to enter the country. According to a quote from one official, LGBT people so identified would also be barred from all of the Gulf Cooperation Nations. Yousouf Mindkar, director of public health at the Kuwaiti health ministry, said that the routine clinical screening …

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Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Dies At 78

Retired four-star Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf has died at the age of 78. A U.S. official says retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991, has died. He was 78.  The official tells The Associated Press that Schwarzkopf died Thursday in Tampa, Fla. The official wasn’t authorized to …

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