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Kuwait Emir travels to US for medical treatment after surgery

Emir had successful surgery on Sunday

Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-SabahEmir had successful surgery on Sunday, a day after he was hospitalised - OyeYeah News
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Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, 91, left the country early on Thursday for the United States to receive medical treatment, the official KUNA news agency said early Thursday.

According to the reports, Emir had successful surgery on Sunday, a day after he was hospitalised.

The royal court had said Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah “temporarily assumed some of the emir’s constitutional duties for the duration of the operation and till the [emir’s] health event was over.”

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Last October, Sheikh Sabah, who ruled Kuwait since 2006, conducted “medical checkups” in the US.

the authorSamra Mazhar