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Kuwaiti candidates start registering for February elections

Kuwait's Emir decreed this week that the OPEC member will go to the polls on Feb 2

Kuwaiti candidates start registering for February elections
Kuwaiti candidate and former MP Salwa Al Jassar registers for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Kuwait City on Dec 21 (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti candidates start registering for February elections
(above) Kuwaiti shiite candidate and former MP Rola Dashti registers. . Candidates began registering for Kuwait's early polls called by the ruler after dissolving parliament over a political crisis amid high hopes for massive change and relative stability (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti candidates start registering for February elections
Kuwaiti shiite candidate and former MP Maasuma Al Mubarak registers for the upcoming parliamentary elections (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti candidates start registering for February elections
Kuwaiti opposition candidate and former MP Ahmad Al Saadun (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti candidates start registering for February elections
(above) Kuwaiti opposition and former MP Falah al-Sawwagh (R). (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaiti candidates start registering for February elections
Kuwaiti candidate Mohammed Al Hafiti (C). The decision comes nearly two weeks after the emir dissolved parliament following the resignation of the government of prime minister Sheikh Nasser Al Mohammad Al Sabah last month in one of the deepest political crises in the oil-exporting state (AFP/Getty Images)