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Kuwait's government resigns in latest parliament standoff

This is the fifth Kuwaiti government that has resigned in the past two years, highlighting growing tension between the country’s authorities.
Kuwaiti parliament members attend a session of the National Assembly at its headquarters in Kuwait City on Jan. 10, 2023.

The Kuwait government that was formed in October by Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al Sabah resigned on Monday.

According to media reports, the government resigned due to its refusal to make financial commitments and in protest of the request made by lawmakers to question Cabinet affairs and finance ministers, signaling a growing rift between parliament and the Cabinet.

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