KUWAIT CITY

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah died on Tuesday at the age of 91, state media announced.

“With great sadness and sorrow we mourn to the Kuwaiti people, the Arab and Islamic nations, … the death of the late His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait,” a royal court statement carried by the official Kuwait News Agency said. 

*Writing by Mahmoud Barakat

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