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Woman elected in Kuwait says gender in politics is 'history'updated: Sun May 17 2009 20:32:00

As one of the first four female lawmakers ever elected to Kuwait's parliament, Aseel al-Awadhi knows she has a tough road ahead in the conservative Gulf state's male-dominated legislature.

Kuwait elects first femalesupdated: Sun May 17 2009 20:32:00

Kuwait elects its first four female lawmakers to parliament Friday. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield speaks to one of them.

Kuwaiti Cabinet quits amid power struggleupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 07:04:00

For the second time this year, Kuwaiti Cabinet ministers resigned Tuesday after a continuing power struggle with parliament.

Emir steps in to stem Kuwait's conflictupdated: Wed Mar 19 2008 14:55:00

Kuwait's leader dissolved parliament on Wednesday and called for early elections, after the Cabinet resigned this week following a power struggle with the government.

Kuwait approves new emirupdated: Sun Jan 29 2006 07:49:00

Kuwait's parliament has confirmed Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah as its new emir, ending the political crisis that erupted after the parliament removed Sheikh Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah last week for health reasons.

PM set to become new Kuwait emirupdated: Tue Jan 24 2006 09:09:00

Kuwait's Cabinet on Tuesday recommended the country's prime minister, Sabah al-Sabah, as the new emir, the country's justice minister said.

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