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Nov 9, 2012 | 13:20 GMT

Kuwait: Two Members Of Ruling Family Arrested

Two members of Kuwait's ruling Al-Sabah family have been arrested for posts to Twitter criticizing the government and supporting the opposition, AFP reported Nov. 9, citing the Kuwait Human Rights News Center and a lawyer. Sheikh Abdullah Salem Al-Sabah and Sheikh Nawaf Malek Al-Sabah were arrested for the political statements. Political tensions will continue ahead of the Dec. 1 parliamentary elections.

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