New premier named but tensions remain

Issue 914 - 09 Dec 2011 | 4 minute read

Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has appointed outgoing defence minister and deputy premier Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah as prime minister. The appointment, on 30 November, came just two days after the government of Sheikh Nasser Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah resigned due to pressure from the opposition, which had refused to co-operate.

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