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May

postedbyYousef

Allah yer7umah. My condolences to his family.

Brief History

Sheikh Saad was born in 1930, He’s the eldest son of the former emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Abdullah al-Salim al-Sabah. He was an ambitious man, After studying in Kuwait he went on to continue his education in Hendon Police Academy in England. Sheikh Saad served as the President of the Police and Public Service Department, also served as the Minister of Interior and minister of defense. On January 31, 1978 he gained the title of Crown Prince. Between February 1978 and July 2003, he also served as prime minister of Kuwait, after which that role was given to Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. He also briefly held the position of Military Governor of Kuwait from 1991 to 1992.

Sheikh Saad played a major role in liberating Kuwait from Saddam’s regime. He refused to compromise with any of Iraq’s ministers, and with the head of the PLO, Yasir Arafat. He announced that he will discuss nothing but liberating Kuwait from the Iraqi regime.

He died today, the 13th of May, at age 78, at around 7pm. Allah yer7umah.

Sources: wiki, encyclopedia & Al Qabas.

 

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 14th, 2008 at 12:15 am

8 Responses to “Sheikh Saad Al Abdullah Al Sabah”

  1. […] Kuwaiti ruler Shaikh Saad Al Abdulla Al Sabah died today after a long illness at the age of 78. Kuwait's online community was moved by news, […]

  2. Abadullah Albaghli says:

    allah yer7mah

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  5. walid says:

    أعوذ بالله من الشيطان الرجيم
    بسم الله الرحمان الرحين
    “واللذين إذا أصابتهم مصيبة قالوا إن لله و إن إليه راجعون”
    صدق الله العظيم
    على إثر هذا المصاب الجلل أتقدم للعائلة المالكة في الكويت و للشعب الكويتي الشقيق بأغلص التعازي وراجين من المولى عز وجل ان يتغمد الفقيد الشيخ الوالد سعد الصباح برحمته الواسعة و أن يسكنه فسيح جنانه وأن يوتي اهله الصبر و السلوان أخوكم في الله الجزائري وليد
    السلام عليكم ورحمة الله و بركاته

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  6. […] Kuwaiti ruler Shaikh Saad Al Abdulla Al Sabah died today after a long illness at the age of 78. Kuwait's online community was moved by the […]

  7. manuella says:

    It’s sad to know that the lion of Arabia has passed away. May God bless his pure soul. One of few good men in our world.

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