Abdullah al-Rashidi took bronze in the men's skeet while wearing an Arsenal shirt due to Kuwait's Olympic ban
The 'official' record was 56.7C on 10 July 1913 at Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley, California, but many doubt that reading was accurate
The two embassies in Canberra, Australia denounced the presidential candidate's remarks and said they also suffer from terrorism
They have each been sentenced to five years in prison
Kuwait’s state-run news agency said attack on Saudi officials was a ‘flagrant breach of international agreements’
The post-execution flare-up is an alarming development, but it springs from decades of mutual suspicion and violent conflict by proxy.
The Gulf Cooperation Council has agreed to introduce VAT following costly military campaigns and a drop in global oil prices
Isis was quick to understand a truth the West must now confront: that the national borders imposed by colonial powers 100 years go are becoming meaningless, says Robert Fisk
Osama Bin Laden was able to hide undetected in Pakistan for years because of a “collective failure” of the country’s “military authorities, the intelligence authorities, the police and the civilian administration,” according to a damning report kept secret by the Pakistani government.
Suleiman Abu Ghaith, thought to have been involved in planning the 9/11 attacks, will answer terror charges in the USA
Saudi Arabia was by far the biggest customer, receiving arms exports totalling €1.24bn in 2012
Manager was furious with owners during the transfer window
Kuwaiti MPs are preparing to question the country’s finance minister over a controversial deal in which Tony Blair’s company was allegedly paid millions of pounds to advise its royal family.
Nations cite as their reason the daily killing of protesters by President Assad's regime
The increasingly tarnished reputation of Germany's President, Christian Wulff suffered a new setback yesterday with disclosures that the 52-year-old head of state threatened to sue a leading tabloid newspaper to prevent publication of a damaging article about a questionable six-figure private loan.
Not long after the "liberation" of 2003, the US-led coalition was preparing the Iraqi public for their ultimate departure. A television advert showed a bunch of boys in an excited football match, while their parents looked on with fond smiles – the portrait of a happy and contented land. In a swirl of dust, came Western troops in their armoured cars; they stopped beside the young players for a brief exchange of greetings, and then the convoy disappeared into the desert.