Monday, November 28, 2011

Kuwait's Government Resigns

Reports indicate that Kuwait's government has resigned amid political crisis and accusations of corruption.

Move along, put Monday Night Football back on- its not like Kuwait sits atop 10% of global oil stores or anything.
In other news, the al-Rothschild Kuwaiti Fractional Reserve Franchise opens Monday at a mosque near you.

Kuwait cabinet resigns amid political crisis
Prime minister and cabinet submit resignations to emir following accusations of corruption, state television reports.
Kuwait's cabinet has resigned after protesters and opposition deputies demanded that the prime minister step down over allegations of corruption, state-run television has reported.
"The prime minister [Sheikh Nasser Mohammad al-Ahmad Al-Sabah] has submitted his resignation to the emir," Kuwait TV said, without specifying whether it had been accepted.
Earlier, opposition member Khaled al-Sultan said the cabinets's resignation was accepted amid a bitter political dispute between the prime minister and opposition MPs.
"We are waiting for the appointment of a new prime minister before parliament is dissolved in order to be assured of fair elections," the Sultan told reporters outside parliament.
Parliament speaker Jassem al-Khorafi said he had not been informed about a dissolution of parliament.

If it is confirmed that Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, the emir of Kuwait, has accepted the resignations, he may then also dissolve parliament before setting a date for new elections.
Several opposition MPs welcomed the resignation.

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