Kuwait's Emir in hospital for medical checks after cold: agency

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Posted: Nov 22, 2017 3:48 AM

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's elderly ruler, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, was admitted to hospital on Wednesday for medical checks after suffering from a cold, the state news agency KUNA reported.

It cited the Emiri Court Affairs Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah as saying that Sheikh Sabah would undergo "a normal medical checkup after going through a cold".

(Writing by Sami Aboudi; Editing by Alison Williams)