A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison on Monday for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter, his lawyer said, the second person to be jailed for the offence.
The state has clamped down in recent months on pol
A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter, a lawyer following the case said.
According to the verdict on Sunday, published by online newspaper Alaan, a tweet written by
Kuwait will host an international conference next month to tackle Syria's humanitarian crisis, the emir said, as foes of President Bashar Al-Assad voiced frustration with international efforts to end the civil war.
Kuwait's ruler opened the country's new parliament on Sunday in the face of months of street protests and political unrest, warning critics he would not accept lawless behaviour and chaos on the streets.
Kuwait's ruler reappointed Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah as prime minister on Wednesday and asked him to form a new government after a parliamentary election on Dec. 1, the state news agency Kuna reported.
The Gulf Arab cou
Kuwait's ruler accepted the government's resignation on Monday, the state news agency Kuna said, a step designed to make way for a new cabinet in the Gulf Arab state after parliamentary elections boycotted by the opposition.
Kuwait's government will resign on Monday in line with constitutional rules, its foreign minister said, a step designed to make way for a new cabinet in the Gulf Arab state after a snap parliamentary election two days ago.
Kuwait's head of state has accepted the resignation of the government, state news agency Kuna said on Sunday, in a move that could help end a political crisis after a court ruling effectively dissolved parliament.
Analysts say the resignat