Kuwaiti parliament seeks new cabinet


Kuwaiti lawmakers are meeting today to break the logjam created by the sudden resignation of cabinet after disputes with opposition-led parliament.

Prime Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf al-Ahmed Al-Sabah submitted the cabinet’s resignation to Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday.

The resignation was sparked by a deadlock between the executive and the legislative authority, the cabinet’s said in a statement, without elaborating.

Parliament had been scheduled to convene on Tuesday.
The outgoing cabinet, which was sworn in October, was the sixth in three years in Kuwait.
In September, Kuwait held its sixth election in a decade, forming an opposition-led parliament.