3 SEPTEMBER 2018: KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT

It was reported that a 27-year-old Bahrain national, originally from Syria, insulted a member of Gulf Air check-in staff after overhearing the member of staff refer to him as a “Bahraini of Syrian origin” and after being told his sister-in-law would not be permitted to join him on his flight to Bahrain. He was arrested and sentenced to three months in jail.