Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah sits during opening of parliament session in Kuwait City in 2019. Photo: Reuters Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah sits during opening of parliament session in Kuwait City in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah sits during opening of parliament session in Kuwait City in 2019. Photo: Reuters

Kuwait’s leader Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah dies at 91

  • The emir had ruled the oil-rich Gulf state since 2006, pushing for closer ties with Iraq and trying to resolve a dispute between Qatar and Arab nations
  • He is succeeded by his half-brother, the crown prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah

Topic |   Middle East
Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah sits during opening of parliament session in Kuwait City in 2019. Photo: Reuters Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah sits during opening of parliament session in Kuwait City in 2019. Photo: Reuters
Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah sits during opening of parliament session in Kuwait City in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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