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In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections

Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues.

In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti woman, cast her vote at a polling station in Kuwait City, on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti judge (C) and his aides count the ballots at a polling station at the end of the vote in the Sabah al-Salem district on the outskirts of Kuwait city on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A close up shot shows the hand of a Kuwaiti man casting his vote for the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kuwait City, on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti judge (C) and his aides count the ballots at a polling station at the end of the vote in the Sabah al-Salem district on the outskirts of Kuwait city on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti judge (C) and his aides count the ballots at a polling station at the end of the vote in the Sabah al-Salem district on the outskirts of Kuwait city on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti woman casts her vote for the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kuwait City on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti woman writes on her ballot paper before casting her vote for the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kuwait City on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
Kuwaiti women wait in line at a polling station to cast their votes for the parliamentary elections in Kuwait City on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti woman holds her passport as she arrives to cast her vote at a polling station in Kuwait City, on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
Kuwaiti Shiite candidate Fakher al-Qallaf (C) arrives to a polling station in Kuwait City, on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti man writes on his ballot paper before casting his vote for the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kuwait City, on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
A Kuwaiti man holds up his passport as he arrives to cast his vote at a polling station in Kuwait City, on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
Kuwaiti men arrive to cast their votes for the parliamentary elections at a polling station in Kuwait City on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Kuwaitis cast their vote for the parliamentary elections
Kuwaiti women flash their passports as they arrive to cast their votes at a polling station in Kuwait City, on November 26, 2016. Polls opened in Kuwait for the oil-rich Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, at a time of sharp disputes over subsidy cuts due to falling oil revenues. (Yasser Al-Zayyat/AFP/Getty Images)