Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah (C) waves upon arrival to address the opening session of the newly elected parliament in Kuwait City on December 16, 2012. The new parliament, almost entirely dominated by pro-government MPs, was elected on December 1 amid a massive boycott by the opposition in protest at the government's amendment of Kuwait's electoral law. (AFP/Getty Images)
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