Omar Hasan
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/ 22 March 2006

First woman candidate breaks taboo in Kuwait

The first woman ever to contest elections in the conservative Persian Gulf state of Kuwait has launched her campaign by breaking a 44-year-old taboo in bringing male and female voters together. Hundreds of men and women attended the landmark event late on Tuesday which was held according to Kuwaiti tradition.

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/ 24 January 2006

Kuwait’s sick emir ousted from office

Kuwait’s Parliament on Tuesday voted ailing Emir Sheikh Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah out of office after barely a week in power, ending one of the gravest political crises in the oil-rich state’s history. Sheikh Saad’s powers were transferred to the government on an interim basis after the unanimous vote.

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/ 14 September 2005

Survival of the fittest in Gulf aviation market

A new airline will soon take to the skies in Kuwait but only the leanest of the Gulf’s growing number of carriers will survive the cut-throat competition in the region’s oil-rich market, analysts said on Wednesday. Most of the nine airlines owned by the six Gulf Arab states, which this year are forecast to boast -billion in windfall oil revenues, depend on government support and tax breaks.