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Kuwait names Sheikh Meshal as new Crown Prince

DUBAI: Kuwait’s new ruler Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Wednesday named Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as Crown Prince of the US-allied OPEC member state, state news agency KUNA said, citing a

statement from his office.Sheikh Meshal is deputy chief of the National Guard and a brother of the late emir who died last Tuesday.The Gulf Arab state’s parliament must approve the choice.

News source ~ Arab News