Middle East Economic Survey


No 2



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...