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Mohammad Al-Kassim, a producer at Worldfocus, blogs here about soccer's popularity around the world -- exemplified by a piece from the Al Arabiya news channel. Translated from the Arabic, it tells the story of a young Egyptian couple who found an unusual way to balance their passion for soccer with their wedding day.
Many Bidoon people in Kuwait and other Gulf states do not have citizenship in any country. Ashraf talks to Worldfocus about the Kuwaiti government's rejection of his nationality and his quest for asylum in the U.K.
There was a political milestone in Kuwait this weekend, where for the first time, women were elected to Kuwait's parliament. It was only four years ago that women won the right to vote in Kuwait.