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Kuwait opposition makes strong gains in parliamentary elections

Twenty-four of the National Assembly's 50 seats were won by candidates belonging to or leaning towards the opposition, up from 16 in the last parliament, according to results announced by the electoral commission on state TV

AFP , Sunday 6 Dec 2020
Kuwait opposition makes strong gains in parliamentary elections AFP
Kuwaiti candidate and former parliament speaker Marzouq al-Ghanem celebrates with his supporters following the announcement of his victory in parliamentary election in Kuwait city, on December 6, 2020. - (Photo by AFP)
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Kuwait's opposition took nearly half of parliament's seats in weekend polls amid calls for reforms over corruption and high debt, but the sole female lawmaker lost her seat.

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