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 its first four female lawmakers to parliament Friday. CNN's Fredricka Whitfield speaks to one of them.
For the second time this year, Kuwaiti Cabinet ministers resigned Tuesday after a continuing power struggle with parliament.
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'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.
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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