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Opposition takes 20 out of 50 seats in Kuwaiti parliament

Kuwait's opposition made a comeback on Sunday, gaining at least 20 out of 50 seats in legislative elections held the previous day, official results showed.

Kuwaitis vote in fourth parliamentary elections since February 2012

Kuwaiti citizens lined up outside polling stations on Saturday to cast their votes in the Gulf emirate's fourth parliamentary elections since the start of 2012.

Kuwait ruler dissolves parliament, clearing way for early election

Kuwaiti Emir Sabah Al-Ahmed on Sunday dissolved parliament, the state news agency KUNA reported, a move clearing the way for an early election in the oil-producing Gulf country.

Kuwait increases petrol prices as low oil prices bite

Kuwait started enforcing increases in domestic petrol prices on Thursday as low oil prices have put pressure on the crude-producing Gulf country's budget.

Yemen's peace talks suspended amid fight near Sana'a

UN-sponsored talks for establishing peace in Yemen ended on Saturday without a breakthrough amid fighting between government forces and rebels near the capital Sana'a.

Kuwaiti court sentences two to death for spying for Iran

A Kuwaiti court sentenced two men to death on Tuesday on charges of spying for Iran and the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah.