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kuwait

kooh wayt

  • n  a seaport on the Persian Gulf and capital of Kuwait
  • n  an Arab kingdom in Asia on the northwestern coast of the Persian Gulf; a major source of petroleum
News & Articles

  • Kuwait court dissolves parliament
    KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait says its constitutional court has dissolved the current parliament after challenges to ballot rules, forcing new elections that could reopen political showdowns and clashes in the Gulf nation.
    June 16, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Kuwait court dissolves parliament; elections ahead
    KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's constitutional court forced new parliamentary elections Sunday, dissolving the current chamber on the basis of flaws in the election law, the state news agency reported. The decision may set the stage for a new wave of political showdowns in the Gulf nation.
    June 16, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Kuwait court dissolves parliament, orders new vote
    By Sylvia Westall and Mahmoud Harby KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's constitutional court dissolved parliament on Sunday and called for fresh elections under a voting system rejected by the opposition, a move that could bring more volatility to a Gulf Arab state hit by extraordinary street protests last year. Kuwait's ruler made a televised plea for citizens to accept the changes to the voting rules ...
    June 16, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • John McCain in Washington Post
    Responding to a student who had criticized his 100-year remark, McCain added, "No American argues against our military presence in Korea or Japan or Germany or Kuwait or other places, or Turkey, because America is not receiving casualties."
  • Pete Geren in Guardian Unlimited
    There have been reported cases of fraud, waste and abuse of contracting operations, with many of the worst cases originating out of Kuwait,Geren said.

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