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A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter. Security forces dispersed several hundred demonstrators protesting against parliamentary elections.

Tensions flare between UAE and Muslim Brotherhood

The high cost of disengagement

Rich young Kuwaitis challenge old guard government

Kuwait elected a new parliament. Turnout was low due to a boycott by an opposition coalition of Islamists, tribal groups, and young people.

Egypt's President Morsi takes sweeping new powers

Security forces used tear gas to break up a demonstration against new voting rules for upcoming parliamentary elections. The government had previously banned all demonstrations.

Rare protest bond between Islamists and liberals emerges from Kuwait's political turmoil

The government banned public gatherings. The ban followed clashes between riot police and Islamist demonstrators who oppose changes to electoral laws.

Opposition groups staged a large protest against changes to election laws affecting upcoming parliamentary elections. Some protesters were arrested and several injured as police tried to break up the demonstration.

The death of Osama bin Laden: how the US finally got its man

Kuwait's ruler dissolved parliament and set early elections. The action was a victory for opposition Islamic and tribal parties.

After Arab Spring, Salafists are building influence -- at polls and at gunpoint

Citing US Fears, Arab Allies Limit Aid to Syrian Rebels

Muslim rage over Prophet film fed by hunt for America's free speech `red lines'

Anti-American Protests Over Film Expand to More Than a Dozen Countries

Plans for Gulf's biggest Catholic church stir backlash in troubled Bahrain

Iran drawing India closer with talks on train, road access to Afghanistan

NATO says combat operations unaffected by pullout logistics

US Reliance on Saudi Oil Is Growing Again