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Kuwaitis go to polls as economy poses challenge for new emir

12:41pm GMT

KUWAIT Kuwaitis voted in legislative polls on Saturday with the Gulf state mired in its worst economic crisis in decades, which poses a challenge for the government's often stormy relationship with a parliament blamed for blocking reforms.

Kuwaitis go to polls as economy poses challenge for new emir

5:45am GMT

KUWAIT, Dec 5 Kuwaitis vote in legislative polls on Saturday as the Gulf state faces its worst economic crisis in decades, posing a challenge for the government's often stormy relationship with parliament, that has hampered fiscal reform.

Kuwait's new emir calls for national unity ahead of elections

20 Oct 2020

KUWAIT Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah called on Tuesday for national unity to meet challenges facing the Gulf state, in a speech to lawmakers ahead of elections on Dec. 5.

UPDATE 2-Kuwait's new emir calls for national unity ahead of elections

20 Oct 2020

KUWAIT, Oct 20 Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah called on Tuesday for national unity to meet challenges facing the Gulf state, in a speech to lawmakers ahead of elections on Dec. 5.

Kuwait's new crown prince pledges commitment to democracy and peace

08 Oct 2020

KUWAIT Kuwait's new Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah took the oath of office in parliament on Thursday, pledging the Gulf Arab state's commitment to democracy and peace and calling on Kuwaitis to shun divisions.

Kuwait's new crown prince is a security czar who shunned limelight

07 Oct 2020

KUWAIT Kuwait's crown prince in waiting, Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah, is a forceful figure who steered clear of political battles and public roles and spent much of his career helping build the Gulf Arab state's security and defence apparatus.

Kuwait's new crown prince is a security czar who shunned limelight

07 Oct 2020

KUWAIT Kuwait's crown prince in waiting, Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah, is a forceful figure who steered clear of political battles and public roles and spent much of his career helping build the Gulf Arab state's security and defence apparatus.

NEWSMAKER-Kuwait's new crown prince is a security czar who shunned limelight

07 Oct 2020

KUWAIT, Oct 7 Kuwait's crown prince in waiting, Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah, is a forceful figure who steered clear of political battles and public roles and spent much of his career helping build the Gulf Arab state's security and defence apparatus.

Kuwaitis await new crown prince as Arab leaders mourn late emir

01 Oct 2020

KUWAIT Arab leaders headed to Kuwait on Thursday to offer condolences for the death of its ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad, who worked to unify a polarised region, as Kuwaitis waited for the new emir to name a crown prince to help guide state affairs.

Kuwait bids farewell to late ruler and pillar of Arab diplomacy as new emir takes over

30 Sep 2020

KUWAIT Kuwait on Wednesday laid to rest late ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, a Gulf Arab elder statesman who helped steer his nation through some of the region's most turbulent decades, in funeral rites closed to the public due to COVID-19 concerns. | Video

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