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Kuwait reappoints Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid as PM


  • Kuwait's Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid has been reappointed Prime Minister and tasked with forming a cabinet that would be the Gulf OPEC oil producer's third this year in a domestic political standoff.
  • Sheikh Sabah, prime minister since late 2019, was reappointed by an Emiri order issued by Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad al-Sabah. 
  • The government had resigned on Nov. 8 in the standoff with the elected parliament.