Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani headed to Iran on Wednesday to attend the funeral of late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, the Emiri Diwan said.

Kuwait's Foreign Minister Abdullah Ali al-Yahya also travelled to Tehran on Wednesday to participate in Raisi's funeral on behalf of the Kuwaiti Emir, the foreign ministry reported.

(Reporting by Jana Choukeir, Editing by William Maclean and Alex Richardson)