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  1. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwaitis acquitted of storming parliament

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 05:39pm by AFP

    ... acquitted 70 opposition activists including nine former MPs of charges of storming the parliament building in the oil-rich Gulf state two years ago. “All the defendants were found not guilty” ... Spring uprisings. Since mid-2006, the Gulf state has witnessed ongoing political disputes between the government and MPs that forced the dissolution of parliament on six occasions and saw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1376876/kuwaitis-acquitted-storming-parliament
  2. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwait defends ban on expats' morning visits to hospital

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuwait City Kuwait defends ban on expat hospital visits Kuwait has defended a controversial plan to bar foreigners from attending public hospitals in the mornings, saying it was aimed at resolving the problem of "overcrowding" at health facilities. Since Sunday the health ministry in the oil-rich Gulf state began implementing the measure, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1254153/kuwait-defends-ban-expats-morning-visits-hospital
  3. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwait court rejects government recourse on electoral law

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 04:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuwait City

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuwait City Kuwait’s constitutional court ruled on Tuesday that the Gulf emirate’s electoral constituency law was in line with the constitution, rejecting ... was held. The law, which divides the oil-rich Gulf state into five electoral districts, was passed by parliament in 2006 following popular rallies demanding reform of the electoral process. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1047006/kuwait-cordons-court-ahead-pivotal-electoral-law-ruling
  4. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwaiti court frees top opponent after violent clashes

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 08:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Kuwait

    ... confronted them with tear gas and stun grenades. Clashes continued into the early hours of Thursday and spread to several areas of the Gulf state. The disturbances in the OPEC member saw the Kuwait ... they will boycott. The Gulf state has been rocked by a series of ongoing political disputes since 2006 during which the cabinet was forced to resign nine times and parliament was dissolved on six occasions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1074345/kuwaiti-court-frees-top-opponent-after-violent-clashes
  5. News - World - Kuwait

    Over 100 people hurt as Kuwait police battle protesters

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 11:39am by Agence France-Presse in Kuwait City

    ... than 100,000, which would be the largest gathering in the history of the Gulf state, but independent onlookers estimated the crowd at more than 30,000. Police made no estimate. “The way ... Organisers later asked protesters to gather at an alternative site in the capital where demonstrators cut off the country’s key seaside Arabian Gulf Road for several hours. Masked police in full riot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1067089/over-100-people-hurt-kuwait-police-battle-protesters
  6. News - World - Kuwait

    Kuwaitis vote in poll hit by opposition boycott, protests

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 04:28pm by Reuters in Kuwait

    ... Reuters in Kuwait Kuwaitis voted on Saturday in a parliamentary election overshadowed by an opposition boycott, protests over a change to the polling rules and a festering political crisis in the US-allied oil producer. The election is the second this year in the Gulf Arab state, where a series of assemblies have collapsed under the weight of a power struggle between elected MPs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1094991/kuwaitis-vote-poll-hit-opposition-boycott-protests

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