Feb 16, 2012
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- In the biggest shakeup in years, Kuwait has replaced itsdefense and energy ministers as part of a new Cabinet meant to assuage theIslamist opposition.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- For the first time, Bahrain has accused the UnitedStates of fomenting a Shi'ite coup in the Gulf Cooperation Council kingdom.
ANKARA [MENL] -- Turkey, angered over Armenian genocide legislation, hasblocked an award of an aerospace contract to France.
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has warned a Western energy major against working inthe autonomous Kurdistan region.