Kuwait’s govt ministers resign amid tension with parliament Jan 14, 2021 0 104 12345 dpa Kuwait City Kuwait’s government ministers on Tuesday submitted their resignation to the Gulf country’s prime minister, Sabah al-Khalid, amid tension with parliament, the official Kuna news agency reported. Kuna said the move came “in light of the ongoing developments in the relations between the government and parliament, known as the National Assembly, and what the national interest dictates.” It added that the prime minister received his deputy and Defence Minister Hamad Jaber Al Sabah and other ministers of the government on Tuesday.The defence minister submitted the resignation of all the ministers to the premier and “put it at his disposal.” Kuwait’s all-male parliament was elected in December. Kuwait was the first country in the Gulf region to establish an elected parliament in 1963. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Israeli air strikes kill 40 pro-govt fighters in Syria Jan 14, 2021 0 1191 Indonesia starts mass vaccination campaign with Chinese Covid-19 jab Jan 14, 2021 0 330 Iran launches sea manoeuvres in Gulf Jan 14, 2021 0 42 Air pollution killed nearly 5,000 people in Afghanistan last year: Health ministry Kabul: - Nearly 5,000 people died in Afghanistan due to air pollution in 2020, the health ministry told dpa. They died due to respiratory and heart diseases which are considered to be caused by air pollution, Ministry .. Indonesia resumes search for cockpit voice recorder after jet crash Jakarta: Search teams resumed efforts on Wednesday to find the cockpit voice recorder and bodies from an Indonesian passenger jet that crashed over the weekend with 62 people on board. Navy divers on Tuesday retrieved .. Malaysian regions under lockdown as nation faces emergency rule Bangkok: A two-week lockdown affecting Malaysia’s commercial and administrative heartlands began on Wednesday, the day after authorities imposed a nationwide state of emergency. Local television news reports .. Israel strikes Hamas posts in response to Gaza gunfire Tel Aviv/Gaza City - The Israeli army exchanged fire with Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, after shots were fired at a military vehicle adjacent to the security fence. In response, an Israeli tank ..