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General veiw of Kuwait’s National Assembly during the inauguration of the 14th Legislative Term of the National Assembly in Kuwait, Sunda, Dec. 16, 2012. Security forces blocked hundreds of protesters from staging a rally outside the parliament building Sunday, as Kuwait's amir denounced anti-government factions as committing "treason" and vowed to stand firm amid the country's deepening political crisis. (AP Photo/Gustavo Ferrari)