kuwait politics

A Time for Change

Kuwait’s opposition and newcomers win 24 of 50 parliamentary seats By Abdullah Alelyan Kuwait’s November 26 parliamentary elections were by far the most controversial public voting in the country over the past decade, as many Kuwaitis refused to reelect most outgoing members of the Parliament (MPs) who are considered “government deputies.” Allegations of political money being

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Kuwait Ruler Dissolves Parliament: Official News Agency

KUWAIT, Oct. 16 – Kuwait’s emir ordered the dissolution of parliament on Sunday, saying regional developments and “security challenges” meant the national assembly should choose fresh representatives. The order was contained in a decree by Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad al-Sabah published by the Gulf Arab state’s official KUNA state news agency. The agency had no

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