New Kuwait Parliament May Revisit Oil Reserves Issue

Kuwait’s Amir will form a new government by 15 February, following the elections on 5 February that gave the opposition total control of parliament for the first time. The opposition MPs – mainly Islamist – took 34 seats out of the 50-seat chamber, reflecting the wave of protest that has swept across many Arab nations in the past 12 months, writes Nick Wilson.

The Amir of Kuwait Shaikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah...