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Kuwaiti women win first parliamentary seats

Official results announced on state television show Kuwaiti women have won parliamentary elections for the first time, garnering four seats.

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Kuwaiti women win first parliamentary seats

Source: CNews, Sun May 17, 2009
Official results announced on state television show Kuwaiti women have won parliamentary elections for the first time, garnering four seats.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Women in Kuwait participate for the first time in heated parliamentary elections

Source: Al Manar TV, Fri June 30, 2006
Kuwait City, Kuwait - Kuwaiti women turned out in force to vote and to stand for the first time in parliamentary elections in the oil-rich Gulf state after a heated campaign focused on electoral reform and corruption.

Women appointed to Kuwait council

Source: BBC, Mon June 06, 2005
Kuwait City, Kuwait - The government of Kuwait has named two women as members of its municipal council, for the first time in the history of the Gulf emirate.

Kuwaiti women get political rights

Source: CNN, Mon May 16, 2005
Kuwait City, Kuwait - The Kuwaiti parliament has voted to give women the right to vote and to run for office -- if they observe Islamic laws.

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