Kuwait has mediated previous rounds of this feud. Can Sheikh Sabah al-Sabah do it again?
Latest in Kuwait
Parliamentary politics matter more in Kuwait than other Gulf states, but the monarchy has always been able to manage its internal divisions. Now it's facing an unusually unified elected opposition.
Middle East Ticker: Turkish Assassin Kills Russian Ambassador, Trump Taps Pro-Settlement Ambassador, Libyan Smuggling Ring Arrested, Kuwait Jails Political Activists
How will the assassination of the Russian ambassador affect Russia-Turkey relations? What does Trump’s pick for ambassador to Israel mean? Plus Europe cracks down on smuggling arms to Libya, and Kuwait cracks down on freedom of speech.
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