Hassan Rohani, who replaces Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is known for a conciliatory approach and is backed by reformists.
Rohani will take up the presidency in August, replacing Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was legally barred from seeking a third consecutive term.
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has whittled away the army’s power and even holds up his executed predecessor as a political model.
Witnesses said police surrounded around 100 protesters at a demonstration in Buraidah on Tuesday and made some arrests.
The two were detained since they reported on the protests that have been taking place in Turkey for almost two weeks.
Demonstrations began two weeks ago and so far three people have been killed and about 5,000 hurt.
Members of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah intervened in Syria’s civil war in support of President Bashar al-Assad.
Kuwait has penalised several Twitter users in recent months for slurs against the emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah.
Both Washington and Amman said on Sunday the Eager Lion exercises were not related to the war in Syria.
Hundreds of police and protesters have been injured since riots began on Friday.
The GCC has called Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria “sectarian intervention”.
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird confirmed the news in Ottawa.
The move comes a day after Bahrain’s foreign minister called the head of the Shi’ite Muslim group a “terrorist”.
Prince Miteb’s promotion bolsters his credentials within the ruling al-Saud family.
Mustapha al-Shamali is Kuwait’s long-serving finance minister.
A former member of parliament, Musallam al-Barrak has been out on bail since he was sentenced in April but could still receive another sentence.
In January the government signed a deal with a consortium led by France’s GDF-Suez to build the 1,500 megawatt Az Zour plant.
The Canadian visa waiver announced earlier this year has still not come into effect, confirmed embassies.
The new structure for Dubai’s government is to be implemented in two years’ time and will be “the Government of the future”.
The country’s mission in Libya was targeted by a car bomb in April.
An investigation traced the attacks to hundreds of internet protocol addresses in a number of countries.
One of the world’s richest countries per capita, Kuwait has struggled for years to get big infrastructure projects off the ground because of bureaucratic red tape and political turmoil.
Kuwait’s elected parliament has been caught in a long-running power struggle with the appointed government.
Regional diversity makes Dubai the first choice for Expo 2020 bid, says UK minister.
Elections in December brought in lawmakers seen as more cooperative with the government.
The U.S. Labour Department issued a report in December, some 20 months after the general strike, that faulted the Bahrain government for the actions it took.
Sheikh Nawaf, 75, is the brother of the ruling emir and is next in line to lead the oil-producing Gulf Arab state.
Prince Khaled bin Sultan has been removed from his post, replaced by Prince Fahd bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Abdulrahman.
Musallam al-Barrak, a former member of parliament, was sentenced to five years in jail this week, sparking protests.
Formula One’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone will attend the race.
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