Kuwaiti Prime Minister Shaikh Nasser Mohammad Al Ahmad Al Sabah leaves parliament in Kuwait City on Thursday after surviving a no-confidence vote. Parliament rejected by 25 to 18 votes and six abstentions the no-cooperation motion filed by 10 MPs. (AP)
Last week a visibly stressed Kuwaiti Emir warned, in an address to the nation, that the political crisis in the Gulf state was spinning out of control. "We have had enough" of political and sectarian quarrelling and using the parliament to settle scores, Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah said. Almost all politicians, in the government and its opponents in the National Assembly, said they will heed the Emir's call and pledged to work unitedly for the best interests of Kuwait, for long a beacon of democracy in the Gulf.
This was the Editorial of the GULF NEWS on 25/06/2011