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The story: A court in Kuwait has ordered the pre-trial detention of former prime minister and member of the ruling family Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. This is the first time in the history of Kuwait that an ex-premier has been detained. The same court has also ordered the arrests of former interior and defense minister Khaled Al-Jarrah and seven others over alleged corruption related to military funds.
The coverage: On Apr. 13, Kuwait’s Al-Jarida newspaper described the detention of the former prime minister as a “judicial precedent in the history of Kuwait"...
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