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Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Sabah Passes Away

WEB DESK: Emir of Kuwait Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah died after a long illness at the age of 91. He had ruled the country for nearly 15 years.

It is with great sorrow the royal court announces the death of the emir, confirmed Kuwaiti television.

He was expected to be succeeded by his 83-year-old half-brother and crown prince, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed.