Category Archives: Kuwaiti Royals

Qatar Emir Visits The Gulf Countries

  November 2, 2013 at 6:12 am by

Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani just concluded a three day visit to Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. A Qatari official told AFP, “This was basically a friendly tour, although it also carried a clear political message expressing the emir’s support to the Gulf union initiative presented by King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.” The official went on saying “The emir was keen to visit Gulf countries … Continue reading

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The State Banquet: Jewels, Orders and Decorations

  November 28, 2012 at 10:47 pm by

As with all State Visits, the hosts and the guests pay special attention to the Orders and Decorations they are wearing. The rule of thumb is to wear the highest honour available from the other country, and the Banquet in honour of the Kuwaiti State Visit was no exception in that respect. The Queen already held the Collar of the Order of Mubarak the Great and is also Member Special … Continue reading

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Queen Hosts State Banquet in Honour of the Emir of Kuwait

  November 28, 2012 at 10:32 pm by

To celebrate the tree-day State Visit of 83-year-old Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, to the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth hosted a State Banquet in Emir’s honour at Windsor Castle. The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of York, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, the Princess Royal, and other members of the Royal Family were in attendance. Also … Continue reading

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Royalty and the Olympics: IOC Membership

  July 26, 2012 at 5:48 am by

Continuing with our look at Royals and the Olympics, today the TRF Blog focuses on royals – both reigning and non-reigning – who are members of the International Olympic Committee. There are a number of royals who have current IOC membership, listed here in alphabetical order of the country they represent, as well as three who were made Honorary Members following the end of their active membership. Many of these … Continue reading

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Visit to Kuwait by His Majesty the King of Spain

  April 8, 2012 at 6:06 am by

Kuwait – April 4th, 2012 On Wednesday April 4th, His Majesty The King travelled on a visit to the Emirate of Kuwait. The purpose of this working visit was to promote and further develop the foreign and economic policies of Spain. Shortly after arriving, His Majesty held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Kuwait. King Juan Carlos then attended a working lunch with the Emir of Kuwait, His Highness … Continue reading

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Queen Rania Tours the Gulf for Madrasiti Palestine

  December 18, 2010 at 3:20 pm by

As part of her efforts to support the “Madrasati Palestine” initiative, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan paid two short visits to Bahrain and Kuwait. The Queen started her tour in Bahrain, where she attended the charity dinner of Madrasati Palestine Women’s Network at the Bahrain National Museum. The ceremony was held in the presence of the Bahraini Crown Prince, Sheikh Salman Al Khalifa, and was organized by the Arab … Continue reading

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Sheikh Khalifa Discusses With Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad The Topics on the GCC summit

  December 9, 2010 at 7:19 am by

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received yesterday (December 7) Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, at the Emirates Palace in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. During the meeting the two leaders discussed ways to develop … Continue reading

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Kuwaiti Emir holds talks with UAE President

  October 6, 2009 at 3:45 pm by

The President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the Emir of Kuwait, H.H Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who is visiting the UAE, held talks in Abu Dhabi today. The two leaders discussed regional and international developments, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and cooperation between their two countries. Sheikh Khalifa stressed that the visit would strengthen relations between the UAE and Kuwait, Sheikh Khalifa said: … Continue reading

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Sultan of Brunei State Visit to Kuwait and Oman

  April 17, 2009 at 9:13 am by

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei began a three day statevisit to Kuwait on April 13 which he held talks with Emir of Kuwait. The leaders underlined the warm and friendly relations between the two countries and expressed commitment to further promote bilateral ties. After the meeting, the Emir hosted banquet in honour of the monarch’s visit. On April 16, His Majesty visited Oman. Arriving at the … Continue reading

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Emir accepts resignation of government

  March 17, 2009 at 1:38 pm by

The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, has accepted the resignation the prime minister and his cabinet, Kuwaiti official Television reported on Monday. Kuwait’s government resignation comes after the Islamist lawmakers submitted three requests to question Prime Minister Sheikh Naser Mohammed Al Ahmad Al Sabah on political crisis. It is the fourth time the cabinet has resigned in two years. The last cabinet resigned in November after … Continue reading

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Will the Emir dissolve Parliament?

  March 4, 2009 at 2:00 am by

Al Jazeera television reported on Tuesday that Kuwait’s ruler has decided to dissolve parliament after Islamist lawmakers asked to question the prime minister over his government’s handling of the economic crisis. Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Kuwait quoted parliamentary sources as saying Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah, who has the last word in politics, would issue a decree to dissolve parliament. This is not the first time the emir dissolves a … Continue reading

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Kuwait and Jordan Hold Talks on Arab Development Summit

  February 26, 2009 at 3:20 am by

On Wednesday, His Majesty King Abdullah meet with visiting Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al Salem Al Sabah for talks. Sheikh Mohammad handed over the Monarch a letter from Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah on efforts to realise Arab solidarity and current Arab and regional issues. The letter also included mechanisms to implement a $2 billion Arab development initiative … Continue reading

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President Sarkozy’s Middle East Trip

  February 12, 2009 at 1:36 am by

After an unexpected visit to Baghdad on 10 February, President Nicholas Sarkozy of France visited the Gulf States of Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait to confer with the rulers of those countries on both military and civilian issues. This visit follows visits by the President in 2008 to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the UAE, which also led to agreemements, most significantly an agreement for France to set up a military base … Continue reading

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