Kuwait's Emir has recovered after health setback: state news agency

FILE PHOTO: Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah is seen during the Arab summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia May 31, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed

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SULAIMANI — Kuwait’s elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah has recovered from a health setback and is “in a good condition now”, the state news agency KUNA reported on Sunday (August 18).

It cited the Acting Emiri Diwan Minister Mohammad Dhaifallah Sharar as saying that the 90-year-old Sheikh Sabah had gone through a medical checkup and the results were good, according to Reuters.

The agency gave no further details.

Sheikh Sabah was named ruler of the key US regional ally and OPEC oil producer in 2006.

(NRT Digital Media/Reuters)