Kuwaitis vote for parliament amid economic woes



KUWAIT CITY -- Kuwait voted for its National Assembly on Saturday, the first election since the death of its longtime ruling emir and as the oil-rich nation faces serious economic problems amid the coronavirus pandemic. The tiny country's hundreds of thousands of voters selected lawmakers for 50 seats in the parliament, the freest and most-rambunctious assembly in the Gulf Arab countries. However, Kuwait's parliament has tamped down opposition to its ruling Al Sabah family since the 2011 Arab Spring protests that saw...

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