Tuesday, January 24, 2006

A small step toward political reform

Guardian Unlimited The Guardian Kuwait parliament ousts ailing emir: "Kuwait today became the first Gulf state to remove its ruler through the constitutional processes as its emir of little more than a week was ousted by MPs.
Sheikh Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah was proclaimed emir last Sunday but the succession prompted a leadership crisis because the 76-year-old was considered to ill to take the 30-word oath of succession."

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