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 Teledymag Kuwait General Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kuwait is one of the richest countries in the world and imports most of its required commodities.
Kuwait is abundantly blessed by its oil reservoirs, and it is the main source of revenue.
Finally, on February 26 1991, Kuwait was liberated and the flag of Free Kuwait was raised in a celebration in the Capital at 9 a.m., under the auspices of His Highness The Amir and The Prime Minister.
www.teledymag.com /kuwait1.phtml   (597 words)

  
 Kuwait History, Kuwait Flag, Culture of Kuwait, Economy of Kuwait, History of Kuwait
Kuwait also has a significant population classified as bidun (Arabic for "without"), who are not citizens of any country.
Kuwait, a small and relatively open economy, is one of the world's richest countries per capita.
For a country of such small size, Kuwait boasts a very broad and rich culture, containing a particular heritage and encompassing certain trends whose roots are embedded in the cultural traditions of antiquity.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/kuwait1.html   (402 words)

  
 Kuwait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The national flag of the state of Kuwait shall be horizontal, its length being twice its width.
He shall be divided in three horizontal parts, coloured in green, white and red ; at hoist, a fl trapezoid whose large basis equals the width of the flag and whose small basis equals the width of the white stripe, the height of the trapezoid equals 1/4 of the length of the flag.
The national flag shall be hoisted on the buildings of the government of Kuwait, on private places where the Emir of the state of Kuwait is housed, on Kuwaiti embassies, legations and consulates, and on ships of Kuwaiti nationality.
flagquest.com /FOTW/flags/kw.html   (1243 words)

  
 Flag of Kuwait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
History of the flag, what the colors stand for, a monolouge by the US Flag, poems honouring the flag, patriotic midi collection, flag etiquette, crafts, trivia, and screensavers.
Kuwait Bird Monitoring and Protection Team Section of the Kuwait Environment Protection Society that monitors and protects both resident and migratory birds in Kuwait.
Kuwait Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Tokyo, with a history of Kuwait since the early seventeenth century, more recent history of Kuwait-Japan relations, and information on the country and its economy and politics.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Flag_of_Kuwait.html   (449 words)

  
 Kuwait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first article stipulated that Kuwait's national flag should consist of a horizontal rectangle which is twice as long as it is wide.
This is divided into three equal horizontal stripes, the top one being green, the middle white and the bottom red, with the side next to the flag pole forming the base of a fl trapezoid protruding into the stripes.
Flag with a yellow background and a circle in the center wuth the logo formed by two hands with national colours gripping the bars.
www.flagspot.net /flags/kw.html   (511 words)

  
 The Flag Of Kuwait
The present emblem of Kuwait is a falcon with outspread wings embracing a dhow (boom) sailing on blue and white waves.
Due to the location of Kuwait in the Sahara geographical region, the weather of the country is characterized by long, hot and dry summers and short, warm and sometimes rainy winters.
It combines the ancient history of Kuwait, dating back to the early Stone Age and the modern history of Kuwait, when the early Utubs settled in after their long journey, prior to their settlement on the Kuwaiti mainland in the late 17th century.
www.kuwaitmission.com /profile.html   (1677 words)

  
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Kuwait's achievement in free education, health and social welfare to all its inhabitants is the object of universal appreciation.
Kuwait, therefore, declares that it upholds the resolution (1514 (XV)) of the General Assembly of the United Nations of 14 December 1960 to the effect that nations still groaning under the yoke of colonialism should be granted their freedom.
Kuwait, which wants to go on record as giving its full support to the legitimate demands of countries and nations which are still suffering under colonialism, equally feels deep anxiety and profound regret for the tragic sufferings of the Palestinian Arabs.
www.kuwaitmission.com /kwtaxept.htm   (982 words)

  
 Kuwait Travel Guide @ TravelNotes.org
Kuwait was briefly a part of the Ottoman Empire, until 1899; when the British stepped in, at the request of the reigning emir.
In the early 1920's the northern and southern borders of Kuwait were properly established, after raids from the Saudi Arabian province of Najd saw the British come to the emirate's aid again.
Kuwait gained full independence on June 19th, 1961, with its sheikh taking the title of emir, and formal British protection was ended.
www.travelnotes.org /MiddleEast/kuwait.htm   (308 words)

  
 flag of Kuwait: History of the flag flags
Before 1899, the flag is supposed to be a plain red flag.
The main source is an article in the Flag Bulletin [tfb], as well as other vexillological bulletins or newsletters.
The word "KUWAIT" in Arabic, also in white, is superimposed along the horizontal center line of the field.
www.flags-of-the-world.net /flags/kw-hist.html   (260 words)

  
 flag of Kuwait flags
Flag adopted 7 September 1961 and officially hoisted 24 November 1961; coat of arms adopted in 1963.
"Kuwaiti flags came in all shapes and sizes from the establishment of Kuwait until 1961, when on gaining full independence the government decided to replace the old flag with a new design.
This flag is not just for Prisoners Of War (none of which the Iraqis admit holding) but for all Kuwaitis missing from the 1990-91 war, many of whom are civilians apparently taken to Iraq during the occupation.
www.flagsflagsflags.net /flags/kw.php   (511 words)

  
 Kuwait Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1961, Kuwait became an independent state, but Iraq claimed the territory and British troops were dispatched to protect the new Amir.
However, in July of 1990, Iraq accused Kuwait of overproduction of oil which was lowering prices and siphoning oil from the Rumayla oil field that stretches through both countries.
The capital of Kuwait city was lit on fire with many of the buildings and factories totally gutted.
www.whc.net /jbaker/kuwait.html   (460 words)

  
 Flag of Kuwait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The flag is made up of three horizontal bars, in green, white and red, and a fl sideways trapezoid on the hoist side of the flag.
The significance of the green bar is to stand for the fertility of the land, the white is a symbol of peace, and red symbolizes the blood spilled by their enemies.
The flag of Kuwait was adopted on September 7, 1961, when it was finally freed of British rule.
www.special-tplus.com /flag-of-kuwait.html   (202 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Country profiles | Country profile: Kuwait
The State of Kuwait is a small, oil-rich country nestling at the top of the Gulf, flanked by large or powerful neighbours - Saudi Arabia to the south, Iraq to the north and Iran to the east.
Kuwait was the first Arab country in the Gulf to have an elected parliament.
Kuwait has some of the most outspoken newspapers in the Arab world, often aggressive in their coverage of politics and the government.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/middle_east/country_profiles/791053.stm   (647 words)

  
 Civil and State Flag of Kuwait
This illustration of the Kuwait Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Both the EPS and WMF versions are vector based graphics allowing you to print high resolution flags at any size from as small as a postage stamp to as large as a billboard.
www.flagart.com /flags/kuwait-cs.htm   (449 words)

  
 flag of Kuwait: Emir's standard flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Reportedly, the current Emir's standard is the national Kuwaiti flag with a golden fringe.
The national flag defaced with the golden Emir's crown in the middle of the green stripe.
The 1956 personal flag of Kuwait Emir has a red field, with in the hoist vertical white shahada, and in the fly a big white Arabic writing.
www.flagsflagsflags.net /flags/kw_emir.php   (86 words)

  
 Kuwait
Kuwait is situated northeast of Saudi Arabia at the northern end of the Persian Gulf, south of Iraq.
Kuwait is believed to have been part of an early civilization in the 3rd millennium B.C. and to have traded with Mesopotamian cities.
Kuwait: History - History The development of the nation of Kuwait dates to the early 18th cent.
www.infoplease.com /cgi-bin/id/A0107694.html   (938 words)

  
 Flags of the World
ach flag shown is the flag used by that
It is identical to the "government" flag except the seal is omitted.
Flags for Outdoor use are made of 100% heavyweight nylon and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
www.eagleflag.com /International/Kuwait.htm   (84 words)

  
 Kuwait City, Kuwait  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Kuwait (city), city, capital of Kuwait and a port on Kuwait Bay (an arm of the Persian Gulf).
Founded in the early 18th century, Kuwait was once considered a terminus for a projected Berlin-Baghdâd railway.
In the early 1990s, however, it faced the difficulties of recovering from the severe damage inflicted during the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait and the Persian Gulf War.
www.galenfrysinger.com /kuwait_city.htm   (223 words)

  
 Miniature Kuwait Stick Flag - (4" x 6")
Each 4" x 6" flag is screen printed and hemmed around the edges for extra durability.
Kuwait Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
Kuwait Flag - Nylon (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /mikufl4x6.html   (164 words)

  
 Kuwait Flag
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The Flag of Kuwait is made up of the familiar pan-Arab colors of fl red and white.
On this flag the red symbolizes the blood of the enemy in battle, the white is purity, the fl stands for the triumph over the enemy and the green is for the fertile land.
www.national-flags.com /flags/Kuwait_Flag.html   (91 words)

  
 Kuwait Liberation Medal Display Recognition
The Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait) is authorized by the Government of Kuwait to members of the United States military who participated in Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM.
The Kuwait Liberation Medal is awarded by the Government of Saudi Arabia to members of the Armed Forces of the United States and authorized by Department of Defense on 3 January 1992.
Note: The Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait) may be awarded posthumously to the primary next of kin of any service member who lost his/her life while, or as a direct result of, participating in Desert Shield/Desert Storm between 2 August 1990 and 31 August 1993, without regard to length of service, if otherwise eligible.
www.amervets.com /replacement/kuw.htm   (2372 words)

  
 Kuwait - Flag - Introduction - Background
Kuwait was attacked and overrun by Iraq on 2 August 1990.
Following several weeks of aerial bombardment, a US-led, UN coalition began a ground assault on 23 February 1991 that liberated Kuwait in four days.
Kuwait spent more than $5 billion to repair oil infrastructure damaged during 1990-91.
www.exxun.com /Kuwait/a_fg.html   (325 words)

  
 Flag Of Kuwait Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.alienartifacts.com /encyclopedia/Flag_of_Kuwait   (274 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Flag of Kuwait
A national flag is a flag which symbolises a country and which can usually be flown by citizens of that country.
September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years).
Kuwait A national flag is a flag which symbolises a country and which can usually be flown by citizens of that country.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Flag-of-Kuwait   (369 words)

  
 Kuwait flag and description
The flag of Kuwait was officially adopted on September 7, 1961.
Black symbolizes defeat of the country's enemies; green symbolizes the fertility of the land; red is symbolic of the enemies bloodshed, and white represents purity.
Certain flag statistical data is gathered from the CIA World Factbook, as well as numerous public domain reference materials.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/mideast/kuwait.htm   (174 words)

  
 Flag of Kuwait
Flag of Kuwait - This flag features a fully sewn design.
All seams are double-stitched and or fly ends have either 4- 6 rows of double-stitching for durability.
All flags are finished with heavy-duty, no-shrink white header material for strength.
www.usflagmfg.com /international/kuwait.html   (86 words)

  
 Kuwait Flag
This Kuwait flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets, or for indoor use with lined pole hem, velcro tabs and fringe.
There are 5 flag sizes available which are 4" x 6", 2' x 3', 3' X 5', 4' X 6' and 5' X 8'
www.njflags.com /kuwaitflag.html   (177 words)

  
 Kuwait Slams Palestinian "Scum" Who Burnt Emirate's Flag [Free Republic]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kuwait's foreign minister on Sunday blasted the Palestinian "scum" who burnt the emirate's flag during the Jerusalem funeral of senior Palestinian official Faisal al-Husseini.
He said the incident at Friday's emotional funeral for Husseini, who died of a heart attack during a visit to Kuwait the day before, was tantamount to "a flagrant attack on the dignity of Kuwait".
You could see from the expression on his face that he was not happy and then he said something to the effect that he will need to have a word with them.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3b1a84f9634d.htm   (1107 words)

  
 kuwait flag and other kuwait related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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