Islamists Win Half of Seats in New Kuwaiti Parliament
Bloomberg / Fiona MacDonald
18-May-2008 (2 comments)

Sunni and Shia Islamists boosted their presence in the Kuwaiti parliament, winning half the seats in elections yesterday, according to final results.  "I'm happy because another Shia MP was voted in, but I'm sad because there are now 21 Sunni fundamentalists,'' said Talib Dehrab, a retired state employee now working for a private company. "I'm afraid that Kuwait will become a full Islamic country. They are pushing for this.'' "This is more Islamist and more tribal'' than its predecessor, Ali al-Baghli, a former oil minister and political columnist, said


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Islamic Kuwait

by David ET on

Prior elections in Iran, Iraq, Alegeria, Afghanistan, Palestine and now Kuwait have shown that Islamic parties and Mullahs still have substantial control on the minds of uninformed public.



It is allright

by MRX1 (not verified) on

If islamists win in Arab countries. After All face it Islam is Arab culture so they know how to deal with it. it's non Arab population that ends up suffering from islamists take over.