30 Oct 2017 - 16:20
Kuwait's emir accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet on Monday, state news agency KUNA reported, asking them to continue important duties until a new cabinet is sworn in.
01 Nov 2017 - 15:11
Kuwait Emir reappointed his prime minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak on Wednesday and asked him to form a cabinet, the official state news agency said on Wednesday, after the government stepped down earlier this week in an expected cabinet reshuffle.
The cabinet had resigned ahead of planned vote of no-confidence in parliament against Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Information Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah
The major oil producer has the oldest legislature among the Gulf Arab states and experiences frequent cabinet resignations amid tensions between the government and lawmakers.
Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak al-Sabah had tendered his resignation on Monday.