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The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq (1990)

In the summer of 1990, relations between Iraq and Kuwait deteriorated sharply due to disputes around oil prices.

May 30, 1990, the last day of the summit of heads of Arab States, the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein said that some Gulf countries began to produce more oil established by OPEC quota, bringing the price of a barrel of oil fell to $ 7, while the negotiated price of a barrel of oil was 18 dollars. Saddam Hussein noted that the fall in the price of each barrel for just one dollar means the loss of Iraq one billion dollars annually. This, in his opinion, in the current economic conditions of Iraq was equivalent to "act of war".

In Kuwait, the number of identified cases of infection COVID-19 exceeded 60 thousand

The number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus in Kuwait exceeded 60 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.

According to the Ministry, for the last day in Kuwait revealed 671 new cases of infection and has recorded four fatal accidents. The total number of confirmed cases of infection COVID-19 reached 60 434, recovered 50 919 people, passed away on 412.

The Emir of Kuwait had surgery

The Emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah had surgery, it was successful, according to the Kuwaiti news Agency KUNA, citing a statement by the Minister of the office of the Emir Ali Jarrah al-Sabah.

Earlier on Saturday, the office of the Emir of Kuwait said that the President was admitted to hospital for medical examinations. It was reported that his younger brother and crown Prince Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah will temporarily perform "certain duties" of the Emir of the state.

In Iraq were allowed to resume work at the airports from July 23

The Iraqi authorities have decided to resume July 23, the operation of the airports, which were closed earlier in the epidemic of the coronavirus, and also to reduce the curfew, which will soon be abolished completely, said Thursday the High Committee for health and security of Iraq.

"Decided to resume work at the airports on July 23," - it is told in received RIA Novosti news Agency the statement of the Committee.

The Prime Minister of Lebanon has accused politicians in attempts to discredit the government

The Prime Minister of Lebanon Hassan Diyab accused of a number of Lebanese politicians in an attempt to prevent international financial assistance for the country, which is experiencing a severe economic crisis, in order to show the incapacity of the government.

"The challenges facing our country increased, accumulate complexity, and the complicated political stability against the distortion of reality... But unfortunately, some went very far, preventing any aid to Lebanon, what are they doing...? We have reports about plans to prevent the government from within the framework, and we are under pressure from different directions under the pretext that we are incapable" - quoted premiere TV channel LBC.

The number of cases COVID-19 in Kuwait exceeded 54 thousand people

The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Kuwait exceeded 54 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.

According to the Ministry, for the last day in Kuwait revealed 478 new infected, only the number of confirmed cases of infection COVID-19 to 54 058, recovered 43 961 people died 386.

In Kuwait, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 50 thousand

The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Kuwait has exceeded 50 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.

"The Ministry of health reports about 703 new confirmed cases, 538 cases of recovery and five new deaths from COVID-19. The total number of infection cases has reached 50 644", - stated in the Ministry statement.

In Kuwait, the number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 45 thousand

The number of registered cases of infection with coronavirus in Kuwait exceeded 45 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.

According to the Ministry, for the last day in Kuwait revealed 582 new infected, only the number of confirmed cases of infection COVID-19 reached 45 524, recovered 36, 313 persons died 350.

Media: neighbours, Qatar is rejecting the mediation of Kuwait to the question of Doha

In neighbouring Qatar, the country has not yet accepted the mediation of Kuwait to resolve the conflict with Doha, said Qatari Ambassador to USA Meshaal bin Hamad al Thani in an interview with the Al Monitor Podcast.

In his opinion, is a guarantee that these countries "will come to their senses and recognize the lack of alternatives to solution based dialogue that is based on respect of all parties."

For the last day in Kuwait has identified 467 cases COVID-19

The number of registered cases of infection with coronavirus in Kuwait exceeded 39 thousand, according to the Ministry of health of the country.

According to the Ministry, for the last day in Kuwait has identified 467 new infected, only the number of confirmed cases of infection COVID-19 to 39 145, recovered 30 726 people died 319.

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