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Kuwait emir accepts government resignation: state media

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Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah accepted on Sunday the resignation of the government, state news agency KUNA reported, as the oil-rich country’s rulers seek to end a feud with lawmakers that has hindered fiscal reforms. Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah submitted on Nov. 8 the resignation of his cabinet, formed in March. An Emiri decree asked the outgoing government to remain in a caretaker capacity until a new cabinet is formed, KUNA said. The disagreement centres on the prime minister having been granted temporary immunity by parliament protecting him against questi…

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