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Political showdown in Kuwait

Kuwait’s Emir on Monday took the unprecedented step of activating article 106 of the constitution, giving him the right to suspend the National Assembly for one month. It marked the first time in Kuwa... read more

Kuwait Dissolves Parliament; Elections Next

KUWAIT CITY – Kuwait's ruler dissolved parliament Tuesday and set the Gulf nation toward elections, citing "deteriorating conditions" amid an increasingly bitter political showdown over alleged high-l... read more

Kuwait: Political crisis at critical juncture

While Kuwait's difficulties are distinct from the wider regional upheaval, the Arab Spring has energised the popular and political opposition and crossed hitherto-sacrosanct red lines of permissible d... read more

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A big week in global politics lies ahead, with the Middle East on the agenda in China and Russia, and fireworks expected when President Trump flies to Europe for a two-day NATO summit and a visit to B... read more


Kuwait keeps activists detained, showdown looms

Kuwait's public prosecutor on Sunday extended the detention of 24 opposition activists for three weeks for storming parliament, as the oil-rich state appeared headed for a major showdown. Political an... read more

Kuwait’s constitutional showdown

Yet there remains a key distinction between Kuwait’s order and a genuine constitutional monarchy — a distinction that maintains the primacy of the ruling al-Sabah, and generates endless friction with ... read more

Kuwait in midst of its own Arab Spring

Kristin Diwan, a Gulf observer, described the tug-of-war between the two branches of the political system as "Kuwait's constitutional showdown". She rightly argued that "Kuwaiti activists are not seek... read more

The Daily 202: Trump’s confusion about Bush’s slogan illustrates his narrow view of the presidency

William Booth and Karla Adam report: “The midnight resignation came as a shock to British politics, exposing [May] to challenge ... The conflict appears headed for a showdown, either in federal court, ... read more

Kuwait freedoms make austerity drive tricky for government

"The oil strike was a showdown between a welfare government and a civil society fearful that the government will solve its problem, resulting from a lack of planning, at its expense," said Shafeeq Gha... read more

Change seems impossible, hope futile A year later,Kuwait battles to rebuild. Special report PERSIAN GULF SHOWDOWN

President Saddam Hussein of Iraq still looms, larger than life, over Kuwait. The political changes promised by the ruling Sabah family, including parliamentary elections in 1992, strike many as tepid. ... read more

Kuwait election: Shia candidates suffer at polls

Kuwait has one of the most empowered parliaments in the Gulf region, but constant political tension has crippled its work ... that there is enough appetite in the opposition's base for a showdown with ... read more

Kuwait austerity drive 'tricky for government'

"The oil strike was a showdown between a welfare government and a civil society fearful that the government will solve its problem, resulting from a lack of planning, at its expense," said Shafeeq Gha... read more



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