Kuwait

Saudi Arabia

A Saudi teen just barricaded herself in a Bangkok hotel room out of fear her family will kill her

"Since she escaped trouble to seek our help... we will not send anyone to their death,” said Thai authorities.
David Gilbert
1.7.19
Munchies

Fish Shop Shut Down for Using Googly Eyes to Make Fish Look Fresher

Brilliant, or nightmare fodder? A little of both!
Jelisa Castrodale
9.4.18
Philippines

Duterte flies Filipinos out of Kuwait after maid's body found in a freezer

She had been "roasted like a pig.”
Tim Hume
2.14.18
VICE on HBO

American fast food took over Kuwait and made its people obese

As consumers in the U.S. become more health conscious, fast-food sales are plateauing​, but in Kuwait they're only going up.
VICE News
2.8.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Attorneys general to sue President Trump over foreign payments, Puerto Rico opts for US statehood in disputed (non-binding) vote, Russian opposition leader detained ahead of Moscow rally, and more.
VICE Staff
6.12.17
thump news

Police Caught a Pigeon Wearing a Backpack Full of Ecstasy Pills

Yes, you read that correctly.
Krystal Rodriguez
5.25.17
Food

Fast-Food Delivery Is the Strangest New Fad in Kuwait

People in the Arabian Peninsula are super-sizing their fast-food intake, and health concerns are following close behind.
Ibrahim Balkhy
4.21.17
African food

How Our East African Supper Club Helps Fight Prejudice

My heritage is challenged on a daily basis and food is one very peaceful way of fighting back.
Fozia Ismail and Edwina Bruford
2.9.17
Photo

Photos of the Gulf War Fires That Turned Kuwait's Oil Fields into Hell

"Never before or since have I witnessed an unnatural disaster on such a scale," writes photographer Sebastião Salgado, who documented the aftermath of the Iraqi army setting Kuwait oil wells ablaze in the early 90s.
Sebastião Salgado
11.13.16
Photos

Celebrating the Power of Female Arab Athletes Through Photographs

When "Active Arab Women" photographer Lara Al-Hadeedi grew frustrated with the stereotypes surrounding Middle Eastern women and sports, she decided to take matters into her own hands.
Sarah Waldron
11.7.16
politics

Faye Sultan Represents Kuwait But Competes for the "Independent Olympic Athlete" Team

Last year, the IOC suspended Kuwait. As a result, athletes, like Kuwaiti swimmer Faye Sultan, must compete as independents.
Aimee Berg
8.13.16
nasa

Scorching Temperatures Just Set the Middle East's Heat Records on Fire

Man, it's a hot one.
Sarah Emerson
7.22.16
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