The New Paper

September 30, 2020

Kuwait leader dies at 91

Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (91) died yesterday. Sheikh Sabah served as Kuwait’s foreign minister for nearly four decades before becoming the oil-rich Middle Eastern nation’s leader in 2006, and was widely lauded for his diplomatic efforts in the region. He will be succeeded by his brother, Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah.

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