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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June 25, 2014
May 27, 2014
April 15, 2014
March 25, 2014
The 25th Arab League summit at Bayan palace in Kuwait City
Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images
March 5, 2014
February 17, 2014
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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 Modern History of Kuwait, 1750-1965 by Abu-Hakima and Ahmad Mustafa. Includes photos, maps, and genealogical tables. Published in 1983. Out of print, but available from Alibris.