Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah was sworn in once again as Kuwait’s prime minister on 29 December, submitting his cabinet to Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. This will be the fourth government he has led since his initial appointment in December 2019, underlining Kuwait’s political volatility (MEES, 24 December 2019).

Sheikh Sabah and the rest of the government resigned in November shortly after Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah had pardoned key opposition MPs, raising hopes of a political reset (MEES, 12 November 2021). (CONTINUED - 305 WORDS)