Article 54 of the Kuwaiti constitution stipulates that the emir is “immune and inviolable.”
Also imprisoned with the boys: a Libyan member of ISIS who apparently had gotten into a dispute with the emir.
The emir had apparently received the cup as a gift for his assistance during a famine in Egypt.
The emir often receives household heads asking him to let their sons leave ISIS and apparently he often responds positively.
The emir told McCain that they were now shifting their strategy, the senator said.
When the prisoners were brought into the camp, the emir was in his tent.
Is your house more secure than the convent of the patriarch, or the palace of the emir?
Within lay the boy in the sound sleep of childhood, and one of the soldiers took him gently in his arms to bear him to the emir.
They treat their advance as a matter which only concerns the emir and with which we have nothing to do.
He is a negro slave, we are told, but a person of great consequence, and a personal friend of the emir.