Kuwait Crown Prince Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah

Kuwait’s emir springs surprise naming former PM Sheikh Sabah as crown prince

Issue 1188 - 04 Jun 2024 | 2 minute read

Kuwait's new heir apparent Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah is the first person from the ruling family’s Hamad branch to be named crown prince, ending the duopoly of the Jaber and Salem branches.

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