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Kuwait's ruler pardons people convicted of insulting him

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's ruler said on Tuesday he was pardoning all the people convicted of insulting him, after a year-long crackdown on politically sensitive comments about Gulf Arab state's leadership.Full story

Kuwait's emir reappoints PM after election

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's ruler reappointed Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah as prime minister after Saturday's election in the Gulf state and asked him to form a new cabinet, state news agency KUNA said on Monday. Full story

Liberals, smaller tribes win seats in Kuwait vote after boycott

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Liberals and candidates from some of Kuwait's more marginalized tribes have won seats in a parliament which may prove more cooperative with the ruling family after opposition Islamists and populists boycotted the election. Full story

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A voter casts his ballot during elections in District 3 Khaldeya
A voter casts his ballot during elections in District 3 Khaldeya

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A voter flashes a symbolic gesture meaning "God is great", as he steps out from a polling station during elections in District 3 Khaldeya
A voter flashes a symbolic gesture meaning "God is great", as he steps out from a polling station during elections in District 3 Khaldeya

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A voter fills up his ballot during elections as election officials work at a polling station in District 3 Khaldeya
A voter fills up his ballot during elections as election officials work at a polling station in District 3 Khaldeya

A voter fills up his ballot during elections as election officials work at a polling station in District 3 Khaldeya, Kuwait City July 27, 2013. A boycott by some opposition Islamists may help liberals and independents in Kuwait's election on Saturday, but there are signs that voters are flagging as

A voter fills up his ballot during elections in District 3 Khaldeya
A voter fills up his ballot during elections in District 3 Khaldeya

A voter fills up his ballot during elections in District 3 Khaldeya, Kuwait City July 27, 2013. A boycott by some opposition Islamists may help liberals and independents in Kuwait's election on Saturday, but there are signs that voters are flagging as they go to the polls for the sixth time in seven