Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLVIII

No 2

10-January-2005

KUWAIT

Resignation Of Information Minister Eases Short-Term Political Crisis In Kuwait

The resignation on 2 January of Kuwaits Information Minister Muhammad Abu al-Hasan eased the political crisis in the country in the short term, at least. Mr Abu al-Hasan, the only Shia in the cabinet, had been expected to be questioned in the National Assembly on 3 January by a number of Sunni deputies from the Islamic bloc. The latter have accused him...