DUBAI- Kuwait has suspended issuing visas of all kinds to Lebanese citizens on the back of a diplomatic spat with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, leading local newspaper al-Qabas newspaper reported on Wednesday citing a source.

The country has already recalled its ambassador to Beirut and asked the Lebanese charge d'affaires to leave following remarks by a Lebanese minister criticising the Saudi-led intervention in Yemen.

(Reporting by Lilian Wagdy; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Toby Chopra) ((;))