Kuwaiti emir names new premier amid corruption feud Nov 20, 2019 0 609 12345 Kuwait CITY: Kuwaiti Emir Sabah al-Ahmed Al Sabah named a new prime minister on Tuesday, after the former premier rejected his re-appointment amid a feud between ministers, who are members of the royal family, over alleged misuse of military funds.The emir appointed Sabah Khaled al-Hamad Al Sabah as the new prime minister and tasked him with forming a cabinet, the official KUNA news agency reported.On Monday, former prime minister Jaber Mubarak Al Sabah declined an offer by the emir to attempt forming a new government to replace his cabinet, which resigned on Thursday amid calls by lawmakers to hold no-confidence votes in individual ministers, including former interior minister Khaled al-Jarrah Al Sabah. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Besieged by protesters, Lebanon parliament postpones session Nov 20, 2019 0 109 Palestinians rail against US policy reversal on Israeli settlements Nov 20, 2019 0 92 Iraqi protesters rally despite fresh government promises of reform Nov 20, 2019 0 81 Three killed as Iran unrest shows no signs of subsiding AFP Tehran Three security personnel have been killed by “rioters” in Iran, the latest deaths in protests that showed no sign of subsiding on Tuesday, despite a wave of arrests and an internet shutdown. A shock decision to .. Iran to unblock internet once ‘abuse’ stops: Govt Tehran: The Iranian government said on Tuesday it will unblock the internet only when authorities are sure it will not be abused during violent demonstrations against a petrol price hike. The Islamic republic has been .. Israel’s air defence intercepts rocket fire from Syria, reportedly hits back Jerusalem: Israel’s air defences intercepted four rockets fired from neighbouring Syria on Tuesday, the army said, prompting reported retaliatory missile strikes against the source of the fire. The Syrian .. UN dismisses US policy change, says Israeli settlements illegal Geneva: A US policy change has no impact on the legality of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and in annexed east Jerusalem, the United Nations said on Tuesday. UN rights office spokesman Rupert Colville said that “a .. US opinion on Israeli settlements not valid, says Turkish FM Istanbul: Turkey said on Tuesday the United States declaration that it will no longer regard Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories as illegal has no validity in international law. Turkish Foreign ..