Kuwait braces for yet another election, after Emir Mishaal dissolves parliament

Issue 1185 - 21 Feb 2024 | 3 minute read

After Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah took exception to comments by a member of parliament about his inaugural speech as ruler in December, the emir issued a decree on 15 February to disband the National Assembly – meaning a fresh general election must be held by mid-April.

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