Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Dies Aged 91, Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf to Succeed Him

Sheikh Sabah, 91, was suffering from an unspecified medical illness over the past one year. In July, he was flown in a private jet to the United States for treatment. He underwent a surgery at the Mayo Clinic based in Rochester, Minnesota. His condition, however, remained critical.

September 29, 2020


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Kuwait City, September 29: Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, the ruling Emir of Kuwait, died on Tuesday. An official confirmation on his demise was issued by the Kuwaiti government. His younger brother and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah would succeed him as the new ruler of the oil-rich Gulf nation.

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