Major oil producer Kuwait appointed an Islamist lawmaker as oil minister on Monday as part of a government reshuffle triggered by political tensions, although the move is unlikely to affect energy policy.
Ali Saleh Al-Omair, who r
British Prime Minister David Cameron has begun a reshuffle of his cabinet that he hopes will tame rebellious politicians on his party's right and revive a recession-hit government suffering a mid-term drop in popularity.
Kuwait has named a new government, changing the heads of only minor ministries, despite a deep political impasse in the country that has led to delays and cancellations of key reforms and projects.
Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, named a
President Barack Obama has welcomed a move by Bahrain's government to reshuffle its cabinet and urged it to respect human rights.
"I welcome the announcement by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa about making important changes to the cabinet a
His Majesty King Hamad has issued a Royal decree reshuffling the Cabinet in Bahrain.
Dr Majeed Al Alawi and Dr Abdulhussain Mirza have been appointed ministers of housing and energy respectively.
Dr Nazar Al Baharna takes over as h
Egypt's ruling military council has reshuffled the cabinet to include several opponents of the former president, media reported on Monday.
The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's most organised political group which was banned from forming a
Standard Chartered has announced a reshuffle of senior executives which will see Shayne Nelson, the regional CEO for Mena region, move from the UAE to Singapore to take over as private banking head.
He replaces Peter Flavel who will become