Kuwait's Cabinet decides to impose a curfew from 5:00 pm to 5:00 am local time for the next month but will allow salons, gyms, and other commercial activities to reopen on March 7 subject to operating restrictions.
Kuwait's ruler, Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, 91, undergoes successful surgery and medical treatment. Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who is 83, temporarily assumes some of the powers and will maintain such powers until "the health event is over".
Kuwait's 91-year-old Emir, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, is admitted to hospital for what aides described as "routine" medical tests. Crown Prince Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir's 83-year-old half-brother and designated successor, will temporarily carry out some of the Emir's duties.
At least 14 people are killed after Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit a food factory in Yemen's capital Sana'a. The airstrikes come just days after the suspension of inconclusive peace talks in Kuwait.