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This undated photo made available on the twitter account of the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, shows Kuwait's Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Sabah, the eldest son of Kuwait's late emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah. Sheikh Nasser died at the age of 72 in Kuwait, Sunday, Dec.  20, 2020, the country's state-run news agency reported. Sheikh Nasser held various government posts over the years including minister of defense and deputy prime minister. (KUNA via AP)

Kuwait's key reformer, son of late emir, dies at 72

Dec. 20, 2020 11:33 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait’s Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Sabah, the eldest son of the late emir, who emerged as an influential reformer in the oil-rich Gulf sheikhdom, died on Sunday, the country’s state-run news agency reported. He was 72. Sheikh Nasser, who held various government...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 file photo, a man casts his vote for parliamentary elections in the town of Hawally, Kuwait. A new parliament has been elected in Kuwait in an election that saw two-thirds of lawmakers and the country’s only female legislator lose their seats. Election results were released Sunday. (AP Photo/Jaber Abdulkhaleg, File)

Kuwait election sees two-thirds of parliament lose seats

Dec. 6, 2020 8:43 AM EST

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwaitis elected a new parliament in an election that saw two-thirds of lawmakers and the country's only female legislator lose their seats, election results released Sunday showed. The direction that the new 50-seat National Assembly will take remains unclear as 21 of them will become...

A man casts heis vote for parliamentary elections in the town of Hawally, Kuwait, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Jaber Abdulkhaleg)

Kuwait votes for parliament amid economic, virus challenges

Dec. 5, 2020 6:29 AM EST

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait voted Saturday for its National Assembly, the first election since the death of its longtime ruling emir and as the oil-rich nation faces serious economic problems under the coronavirus pandemic. This tiny country's hundreds of thousands of voters selected lawmakers for 50 seats...