Kuwait Emir’s son drafted in as stop-gap premier as country prepares to go to the polls

Issue 1152 - 29 Jul 2022 | 6 minute read

Sheikh Ahmed Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah takes over as Kuwait’s sixth prime minister in two decades, but he is widely expected to relinquish the position as soon as new parliamentary elections can be held in the coming months, leaving Kuwaitis none the wiser about the future direction of government policy.

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