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Kuwaitis cast ballots in the emirate’s last all-male elections

Kuwaiti men went to the ballots to elect municipal council members in the last all-male polls in this emirate which embraced parliamentary democracy more than four decades ago. bTurnout was slow on the morning of the Muslim weekend, with only a few dozen citizens voting in each constituency. Voting began at 8:00 a.m. in the 10 electoral districts and was to continue until 8:00 p.m. The elections were being held under tight security measures, with Interior Ministry forces mobilized. With votes counted manually, results were not expected before midnight local time. Full Story

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