Kuwait’s emir leaves U.S. hospital

epa03561355 Kuwait's Emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, looks on as he presides the International Donors Humanitarian Conference on Syria, in Kuwait City, Kuwait, 30 January 2013. A UN sponsored donor conference with the aim of raising 1.5 billion dollars for Syrians opened on 30 January in Kuwait City. The emir of Kuwait Sabah al-Ahmed al-Sabah pledged 300 million dollars at the gathering of representatives from almost 60 countries, including Russia and Iran. EPA/RAED QUTENA

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Kuwait’s 90-year-old ruler has left a hospital in the United States after successfully completing medical tests, state news agency KUNA reported on Friday.

Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who has ruled the U.S. ally and OPEC oil producer since 2006, had postponed a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump planned for this week after being admitted to the hospital.


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