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2006-06-15 07:45:36

By George Nishiyama TOKYO (Reuters) - As a child, Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito led a lonely, stifled existence. Imperial staff decreed what he ate and whom he met, and even a short trip outside the palace required huge security and elaborate planning.

2006-02-07 13:03:28

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's new Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah on Tuesday appointed his brother Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah as the new crown prince and heir of the U.S.-allied Gulf Arab oil producer.

2006-01-16 08:22:55

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's swift appointment of its ailing crown prince as its new ruler averted any feud within the ruling family and ensured the stability of this staunch U.S. ally and major oil producer, analysts say.

2006-01-15 07:03:39

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - The ruler of U.S. ally Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who rebuilt his Gulf Arab state after U.S.-led forces drove Saddam Hussein's occupation troops from the country in 1991, died on Sunday at the age of 78.

2006-01-15 05:36:55

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - The ruler of U.S. ally Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, who rebuilt his Gulf Arab state after U.S.-led forces drove Saddam Hussein's occupation troops from the country in 1991, died on Sunday at the age of 78.

2005-12-25 07:14:01

RIYADH (Reuters) - Crown Prince Sultan has held open the possibility that Saudi Arabia could lift its ban on women drivers -- but said Saudi men would have the final say.

2005-12-01 01:19:16

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Princess Aiko turned four on Thursday as debate swirled over a proposal to change the imperial succession law to enable her to become the first female to ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne in centuries.

2005-10-26 03:32:49

By Haitham Haddadin KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's ailing crown prince Sheikh Saad al-Abdulla al-Sabah has no intention of stepping down despite speculation that he will be replaced, a family member said on Wednesday.

2005-08-01 13:25:08

By Laith Abou-Ragheb RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, a strategic U.S. ally, proclaimed Abdullah its new monarch to succeed King Fahd who died on Monday after steering the world's largest oil exporter through 23 turbulent years.

2005-08-01 08:56:34

By Laith Abou-Ragheb RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Fahd died on Monday and Crown Prince Abdullah was swiftly pronounced monarch in a smooth succession set to maintain the policies of the world's largest oil exporter and key U.S. ally.


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