Friday, June 30, 2006

Reformist gains in Kuwaiti vote

BBC NEWS | Middle East | Reformist gains in Kuwaiti vote: "uwaiti reformists campaigning on an anti-corruption platform, some of them Islamists, have made strong gains in parliamentary elections.

But women, who were voting and standing for the first time, have failed to win any seats.

State media reported a high turnout in the election, in which women made up 57% of the electorate."

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