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Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah dies at age 91

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Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, center, attends the opening session of the 30th Arab League summit in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, on March 31, 2019.

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Kuwait’s emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, who ruled over his oil-rich country since 2006 and had been its foreign minister for 40 years, including during Saddam Hussein’s invasion, has died. He was 91.

He is expected to be succeeded by his 83-year-old half-brother, Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Sabah.

“With great sadness and sorrow, we mourn to the Kuwaiti people, the Arab and Islamic nations, and the friendly peoples of the world, the death of the late His Highness…



Source cnbc.com

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