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Today in Kuwait's history

KUWAIT, Jan 25


1967 -- Parliamentary elections of the 2nd legislative session held with 220 candidates competing for 50 seats. Eligible voters were 27,296.
1969 -- Bomb explosions took place at the National Assembly, house of Interior and Defense Minister Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, and Ministry of Interior building. Twently-one Kuwaitis and a Palestinians were arrested. They were member of the Gulf Liberation Front, an offshoot of the Arab Nationalist movement.
1984 -- Actor Mohammad Al-Nashmi, one of the founders of the Popular Theater band and Kuwait Theater, passes away at the age of 57.
1991 -- Qarouh Island is liberated from the Iraqi occupation, the first Kuwaiti territories to be free from the occupiers.
2016 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed a grant agreement with Jordan to extend USD 20 million to help the country honor needs of the Syrian refugees. (end) mbm.bs