The Persian Gulf petro state’s economy isn’t just suffering from low oil prices. The nation had the hottest temperatures on earth this year and annual heat waves are having ricochet effects on business-- and society.
KUWAIT CITY— Kuwait's ruler dissolved parliament by royal decree Sunday over unspecified security concerns as low oil prices squeeze government coffers, setting the stage for early elections in the tiny country. Parliaments typically don't serve out their full terms in the stalwart U.S. ally, but lawmakers elected in Kuwait's last vote in 2013 largely sided...
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Oil prices are slipping on Wednesday, after workers ended a three-day strike that temporarily cut crude output in Kuwait.
Kuwaiti oil and gas workers have ended a three-day strike, the trade union said in a statement posted on its Twitter account.
Gold rose 2 percent, silver hit a 10-month high and platinum climbed to its highest in six months on Tuesday.
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Billion Dollar Buyer host Tilman Fertitta of Fertitta Entertainment joins Power Lunch to discuss the events of oil workers on strike in Kuwait.
Crude oil prices tumbled as much as 5 percent on Monday after the Doha “no deal,” but staged a turnaround later in the session and traded higher on Tuesday.
The disruption to oil output in Kuwait is pushing crude prices higher on Tuesday.
Oil prices are on the rise on Tuesday, as an oil worker strike in Kuwait cut the country's production to just 1.5 million barrels per day. CNBC’s Hadley Gamble reports.
Kuwaiti nationals have gone on strike over cuts to their pay and benefits, reports CNBC's Hadley Gamble.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble explains what the striking oil workers are concerned about and asks how far the government will go to protect oil production.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on how Kuwait's government is dealing with a strike by unionized oil workers.
Oil prices sank after oil-producing nations could not agree to a supply freeze, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
All signs suggest a meeting on April 17 will deliver an agreement to freeze output, Kuwait's OPEC governor and two sources said
Kuwait's OPEC governor Nawal Al-Fuzaia says all signs point to an initial agreement to freeze oil production levels.
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Kuwait Airways will stop its New York City-London flights to avoid transporting Israeli citizens between the cities, the New York Times reports.