Royalty in Kuwait
Kuwait has been ruled by the Al-Sabah family since the 18th century. The current monarch, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, was proclaimed emir in 2006. Born in 1929, he is a widower with three sons and one daughter. He speaks English and enjoys fishing.
Sheikh Sabah, emir of Kuwait. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons
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May 13, 2015
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The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah
Photo by Jaber Abdelkhaleq/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
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Oil and Politics in the Gulf: Rulers and Merchants in Kuwait and Qatar by Jill Crystal examines the goverments of these two nations.
The History of Kuwait by Michael S. Casey. From sheikhdom to British protectorate to independence to invasion.