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Kuwait Foreign Minister Submits Resignation

Reports in Kuwait say Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah has resigned.

Local newspapers say the minister submitted his resignation Monday, but no reason was reported. The government has not commented.

The newspapers say the Kuwaiti foreign minister did not attend the weekly Cabinet meeting Monday after missing a Sunday Arab League meeting to discuss the situation in Syria.

Kuwait's parliament regularly challenges the government, which is dominated by the ruling al-Sabah family.

Some information for this report was provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.