Kuwait reappoints Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid as prime minister

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Kuwait’s Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid has been reappointed prime minister, state media said on Tuesday, and tasked with forming a cabinet that would be the Gulf OPEC oil producer’s third this year in a domestic political standoff. State news agency KUNA said Sheikh Sabah, prime minister since late 2019, was reappointed by an Emiri order issued by Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah. The government had resigned on November 8 in the standoff with the elected parliament. Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah last week temporarily handed over some of his main constitutional duties …

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