Middle East

Kuwait emir’s health shows ‘significant improvement’: PM

DUBAI (Reuters) — The health of the Kuwait’s 91-year old emir has shown “significant improvement”, parliament quoted the prime minister as saying in a tweet on Tuesday.

“There is a significant improvement, thank God,” Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah was quoted as saying.

Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah is in the United States completing medical treatment following surgery for an unspecified condition in Kuwait.


Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli and Maha El Dahan; Editing by Alison Williams

Image: Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah looks on as he witnesses a signing ceremony with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 9, 2018. (Andy Wong/Pool via REUTERS)

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