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Old 09-29-2020, 10:11 AM
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The Emir of Kuwait passes away: September 29,2020

Kuwait national TV has just announced the death of the coutry`s current ruler , Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah at the age of 91.

The late Emir was hospitalized in the US.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/...-the-age-of-91

May GOD rest his soul in Peace.
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Old 09-29-2020, 10:35 AM
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Sad news. R.I.P


Jordan has declared 40 days of mourning following the death of the Emir of Kuwait, the Royal Hashemite Court has announced.

Kuwait’s new emir has been named as the late Emir’s half-brother, His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, according to the Kuwaiti government today.

https://royalcentral.co.uk/east/new-...-named-150033/

Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah has just been sworn in and is now officially the new Emir of Kuwait


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Old 09-29-2020, 11:01 AM
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Sad ,may Allah grant him peace.
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:07 AM
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He was ill for sometime
May he rest un peace, he was a good man
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Old 09-29-2020, 11:30 AM
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What sad news. R.I.P

Reaction of the Crown Prince of Jordan to the death of the Emir:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFud8iin...d=mgvz590fcbqo

The Queen Elizabeth II message of condolence to The Emir of Kuwait, following the death of The Emir.

https://www.facebook.com/15127456822...4759569212514/
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Old 09-30-2020, 04:55 AM
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I have nothing against him, but not somebody younger?
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I have nothing against him, but not somebody younger?

Unfortunately, this is an expected result of a Ruling system that passes the throne only through brothers or cousins.

The late Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad, who took power 14 years ago, was the only one among the rulers of Kuwait who never assumed the position of crown prince. He assumed power immediately after the death of his brother, the late Emir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad (d. in 2006) replacing Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah who was the crown prince then and legally inherited the throne upon the death of his cousin the late Emir (Sheikh Jaber) , but he was unable to take an oath to assume his powers due to illness, and died shortly afterwards.
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The funeral of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the late Emir of Kuwait who passed away on 29 September . The body was transferred from the United States to Bilal bin Rabah Mosque for the funeral. The burial was held in Sulaibikhat Cemetery outside Kuwait City, State of Kuwait.

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Emir of Qatar met and expressed condolences to the new Emir of Kuwait for the passing of the late Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and also attended the funeral at Bilal bin Rabah Mosque in Kuwait City, State of Kuwait.


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The Prince of Wales has sent a message of condolence to The Amir of Kuwait, following the death of The Amir.
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A message from The Duke of Cambridge to the people of Kuwait following the death of the The Amir of Kuwait:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFyyXekFBxG/


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King Abdullah and CP Hussein


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May he rest in eternal peace.

My condolences to his family and to the people of Kuwait on his loss.

He lived a long life and it seems he was ill for some time. That he now be at rest.
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Kuwait national TV has just announced the death of the coutry`s current ruler , Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah at the age of 91.

The late Emir was hospitalized in the US.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/...-the-age-of-91

May GOD rest his soul in Peace.
Thank you for the obituary. As someone who hadn't been following Kuwaiti politics, it is an informative tribute to his eminence as an international statesman and his complex legacy as a ruler.

Condolences to the people of Kuwait.
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"At the request of Her Majesty’s Government, The Prince of Wales arrived in Kuwait this evening, following the death of His Highness Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, The Amir of Kuwait"


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