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Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'

Women joined protests outside parliament over alleged graft scandal involving lawmakers

Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
Kuwaitis gather outside the parliament in Kuwait City on November 21, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
The protest called for the resignation of the government over a graft scandal involving MPs as the opposition mounted a fierce campaign to oust the prime minister (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
Kuwaitis stand behind a banner that reads in Arabic, 'new government, new leader, new approach' (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
On Sunday, Kuwait's emir denounced as a 'black day' last week's storming of parliament and said he would not dissolve the assembly or allow the prime minister to resign, as demanded by the opposition (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
Hundreds of Kuwaitis broke into the parliament building last Wednesday to protest against prime minister Sheikh Nasser Al Mohammed Al Sabah, whom they accuse of corruption (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
Kuwaitis pray outside the parliament building (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
Kuwaitis women gather outside the parliament in Kuwait City on November 21, 2011, during a protest calling for the resignation of the government over a graft scandal involving MPs as the opposition mounted a fierce campaign to oust the prime minister (AFP/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis in fresh rally for 'new leader, new government'
The emir appoints Kuwait's government and the prime minister, who is traditionally a member of the ruling Al Sabah family. The 50-member parliament is elected (AFP/Getty Images)