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Kuwait ruler Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah dies aged 91

Sep 29, 2020 - The Independent UK

Emir's passing comes two weeks after nation's prime minister said his condition was improving

Kuwait's ruler Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, known for his push for closer ties between his country and Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War and for establishing his state's reputation as an international mediator, has died at the age of 91.

Mr Sabah had been hospitalised in the US since July after suffering with an unspecified illness. State television confirmed his passing on Tuesday after playi...