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Body of passing Kuwait's Emir Sabah to arrive in Kuwait from U.S. on Wednesday - state TV

FILE PHOTO: Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah looks as he witnesses a signing ceremony with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, July 9, 2018. Andy Wong/Pool via REUTERS

CAIRO (Reuters) - The body of passing Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah will arrive in Kuwait from the United States, where he was receiving treatment, on Wednesday, state TV reported on Tuesday, citing the Amiri Diwan.

The emir died in the U.S. on Tuesday, where had been in a hospital since July following surgery in Kuwait earlier in the month.

Reporting by Nayera Abdallah

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