Kuwait court nullifies 2022 parliamentary vote: state media

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Kuwait’s constitutional court on Sunday nullified last year’s legislative elections and ruled in favour of reinstating the previous parliament, state media said, as a political crisis roils the oil-rich Gulf state. The September polls – the most inclusive in a decade – had seen opposition members clinch 28 out of 50 seats, giving them a parliamentary majority. The vote marked a victory for opposition figures, many of whom had stayed out of elections in the past decade over what they saw as alleged meddling by the executive authorities over parliament. “The Kuwaiti Constitutional Court issued a…

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