Kuwait Energy CEO Sara Akbar speaks during an interview with ...
Feb 8th, 2012
(Reuters) - Kuwait Energy CEO Sara Akbar speaks during an interview with Reuters in Salmiya, Kuwait February 7, 2012. Kuwait Energy is studying the possibilities of entering the Lebanese and Libyan markets as well as setting up new projects in Iraq, Akbar said Tuesday. Picture taken February 7, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee (KUWAIT - Tags: ENERGY) -
By Sylvia Westall KUWAIT (Reuters) - After two lackluster decades, Kuwait is experiencing a quiet revival of an arts scene once known as the most avant garde in the Gulf, thanks to a new generation eager to tackle sensitive issues using cutting-edge art forms. The artists have been exhibiting works in the graphic arts, photography, animation and fa... [Full Article]
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