Emir of Kuwait attends opening of parliament

The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (center), attended the opening session of the new parliamentary term in Kuwait City on October 28, 2014. Kuwait’s ruler warned that declines in oil prices were damaging the economy, urging lawmakers to “stop squandering resources” and to diversify revenues. (Photo by YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)