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June 27, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bowing to international pressure, Kuwait's crown prince said Wednesday that he has commuted the death sentences of all 29 people convicted of collaborating with the Iraqi occupation, the official news agency reported. Kuwaiti defense lawyers and human rights activists rejoiced at the news that the sentences have been reduced to life imprisonment.
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June 27, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bowing to international pressure, Kuwait's crown prince said Wednesday that he has commuted the death sentences of all 29 people convicted of collaborating with the Iraqi occupation, the official news agency reported. Kuwaiti defense lawyers and human rights activists rejoiced at the news that the sentences have been reduced to life imprisonment.
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May 28, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kuwait's government extended military rule for 30 days on Monday, one day after its crown prince denounced continuing human rights abuses, including abduction and torture by well-armed vigilantes. Kuwait's emir, Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah, quietly extended the martial law decree that has governed Kuwaitis since allied forces liberated their nation three months ago.
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May 28, 1991 | SONNI EFRON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kuwait's government extended military rule for 30 days on Monday, one day after its crown prince denounced continuing human rights abuses, including abduction and torture by well-armed vigilantes. Kuwait's emir, Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah, quietly extended the martial law decree that has governed Kuwaitis since allied forces liberated their nation three months ago.
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April 21, 1991 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Crown Prince Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah maintained the ruling family's grip on power Saturday, naming a new Cabinet that includes Sabahs in all of the most powerful positions and cuts out the democratic opposition, which refused to join the new Kuwaiti government.
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March 10, 1991 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah, the ruler who fled Kuwait just ahead of Iraq's invasion seven months ago, announced Saturday that he has decided to return home this week and said he is firmly committed to moving his country toward democracy. "Absolutely, we are agreed on that," the emir told reporters at the Sheraton Hotel here, where he has been in exile, in response to a question about democratization. "According to the constitution, we will walk that path."
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April 22, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Hostages freed in Algiers from a hijacked Kuwait Airways jet arrived home Thursday to a tumultuous reception, but the whereabouts of the hijackers remains unclear. Western diplomatic sources said they have evidence that the hijackers had reached Beirut. Officials at Beirut International Airport denied that they landed there. Cheers of joy, white doves and an embrace from the Emir of Kuwait greeted the 29 freed hostages as they came home to a heroes' welcome.
WORLD
January 21, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Kuwait's prime minister, Sheik Sabah al Ahmed al Sabah, agreed to take charge of the country because of the poor health of the newly named emir, state television reported. In an unprecedented move, a newspaper called for the new emir, Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah, to abdicate in favor of a member of the ruling family. Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah died Sunday.
NEWS
July 2, 1986
The Kuwaiti Cabinet resigned amid mounting criticism of government mismanagement of security issues and financial affairs. The resignations were submitted to the crown prince, Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah, by the foreign minister, Sheik Sabah al Ahmed al Sabah, who apparently was acting on behalf of the entire 16-member Cabinet.
WORLD
January 24, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
Kuwait's ailing Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah is expected to abdicate today, ending a weeklong succession crisis in the oil-producing state, ruling family sources said. Kuwait's powerful Prime Minister Sheik Sabah al Ahmed al Jabbar al Sabah is the likely successor. He had already been running Kuwait's day-to-day affairs for four years, since poor health sidelined both the late emir, Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah, and Saad.
NEWS
April 21, 1991 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Crown Prince Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah maintained the ruling family's grip on power Saturday, naming a new Cabinet that includes Sabahs in all of the most powerful positions and cuts out the democratic opposition, which refused to join the new Kuwaiti government.
NEWS
March 10, 1991 | DOYLE McMANUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah, the ruler who fled Kuwait just ahead of Iraq's invasion seven months ago, announced Saturday that he has decided to return home this week and said he is firmly committed to moving his country toward democracy. "Absolutely, we are agreed on that," the emir told reporters at the Sheraton Hotel here, where he has been in exile, in response to a question about democratization. "According to the constitution, we will walk that path."
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March 16, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
The Cabinet resigned ahead of a no-confidence vote Tuesday against Information Minister Saud al Sabah, a member of the ruling Sabah family. Saud is at the center of a crisis between the government and Islamist lawmakers who were offended by the displaying of banned books, which they see as un-Islamic. Political sources expect the prime minister, Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah, to conduct a Cabinet reshuffle that could bring back Saud in another ministry.
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July 13, 1988 | Associated Press
The prime minister of Kuwait said today that Secretary of State George P. Shultz will make a fifth trip to the Middle East this year to push his plan for Arab-Israeli negotiations. Sheik Saad al Abdullah al Sabah, who is also crown prince of Kuwait, wished Shultz well and joined Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as the only Arab leaders to openly endorse the plan.
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