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  Know more about Kuwait
State of Kuwait is located on the northwestern coastline of the Arabian Gulf, which is contiguous to Kuwait from the east.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia borders Kuwait in the southwest and Iraq in the north and northwest.
Once Kuwait society was settled and the crown was inherited by the most eminent, capable male among the ruling family.
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 Kuwait Towers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kuwait Towers are three towers of reinforced concrete in Kuwait City.
The main tower is 187 metres high and serves as a restaurant and water tower.
The second tower is 145.8 metres high and serves as a water tower.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kuwait_Towers   (314 words)

The city of Kuwait (population, 1985, 44,335) is the seat of government and chief port.
During Iraq's occupation of Kuwait (August 1990-February 1991), the emirate was abolished, and a government in exile was established in neighboring Saudi Arabia.
Kuwait has long been a supporter of the Arab confrontation of Israel, particularly after the war of 1967, and has granted the so-called front-line nations large sums to defray the costs of their continuing struggle.
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 Kuwait Culture Architecture, Towers, Buildings, Mosques.
Kuwait's architecture is a combination of old and new; traditional and modern; simple and extravagant.
Kuwait's old houses were simple structures, but adorned with paintings, mosaic patterns and ornamentation.
They incorporate the latest architectural technology as well as elements of traditional Islamic design such as the central courtyard, fountains etc. The Kuwait Towers, the national symbol, can be seen from most angles within Kuwait City and the areas around it.
www.kuwait-info.com /sidepages/culture_architecture.asp   (283 words)

 Middle East Internet Directory - Travel Destination Of The Month   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kuwait Towers - which are located at Ras-Agoza cape, and constitute an important part of the waterfront known for its touristic and recreational features, were inaugurated in March 1979.
The second tower is 147 meters high and was designed as a reservoir for one million gallons of fresh water.
The tower is comprised of two main parts: the lower part, which is built of concrete, represents the main skeleton of the tower, meanwhile the upper part is a post made of metal.
www.middleeastdirectory.com /travel/kuwait/photogallery.htm   (502 words)

 Places of interest for tourist.
The Liberation Tower : The symbol of Kuwaiti liberation, the unmistakable sign of the country's resurgence, the Liberation Tower is one of the tallest telecommunications towers in the world.
Kuwait Towers : One of Kuwait's most famous landmarks, the Kuwait Towers are situated on Arabian Gulf Street on a promontory to the east of the City centre in Dasman.
In Kuwait, the Free Atelier was founded in 1960 to provide technical help and professional instruction to students and its full time artists have their studios on the premises on Arabian Gulf Street.
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 Kuwait Travel Guide - Kuwait Holidays
The Islamic Middle Eastern state of Kuwait, situated at the northwest extreme of the Persian Gulf, is somewhat overshadowed and overwhelmed by its neighbours Iran, Saudi Arabia, and especially war-torn Iraq.
In 1990 Iraq claimed Kuwait as its 19th province, but the Iraqis were expelled by a United States led alliance in a short war in 1991, and now the country is separated from its threatening neighbour by a wall along its border.
Kuwait is now regarded as a relatively safe destination with plenty to interest the traveller, not only in Kuwait City itself but throughout, from its arid desert plateau to the fertile coastal belt and the nine small offshore islands over which it has sovereignty.
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 Kuwait Hotels - Q8 Hotels
Located in the heart of both the commercial, and financial districts of Kuwait City, and with its $50 million restoration, the Sheraton Kuwait reclaims..
The JW Marriott Hotel Kuwait is connected to the prestigious Al Salhiya shopping and office complex in the heart of Kuwait City and in front of the communications...
Built to house Kuwait's oil industry in the 1940s and '50s, Al-Ahmadi was named for the then emir, Shaikh Ahmed.
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 Kuwait Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
The tallest tower is 180 meters, and is used as a water deposit.
The water that is contained in the towers is distributed to the inner part of Kuwait City, which is mainly populated by office buildings.
The Kuwait towers were built in 1979 by a team of Scandinavian architects.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Middle_East/Kuwait/Kuwait-1800399/Things_To_Do-Kuwait-BR-4.html   (772 words)

 Travel & Tourism | General Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kuwait Tourism Services Company (KTSC), the country's first inbound tour operator, was established in mid-1997, by Kuwait Airways Corporation with the joint and equal participation of Kuwait Hotel Owners Association and the Touristic Enterprises Company.
Kuwait 's roots are entwined with both the sea and the desert.
Kuwait finished sixth out of seven teams with only one win as hosts – and the opening 1-0 defeat in second round campaign of qualifying for 2006 FIFA World Cup™ Germany, cost Carpeggiani his job.
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 Google Sightseeing » Post Archive » Kuwait Towers
The Kuwait Towers are on the waterfront in Kuwait City.
The largest tower has two spheres, the upper is a revolving observation deck with cafeteria and the lower sphere has 3 restaurants in the top part and a one million gallon water reservoir in the bottom.
Also in Kuwait is the Liberation Tower, built in 1996 to celebrate Kuwait’s liberation from the occupying Iraqis.
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 Restaurants in Kuwait
It is the luxury restaurant of Kuwait where connoisseurs of good food meet to entertain.
Kuwait Towers Restaurant offer a nice buffet for Lunch and dinner, with a panorama view of the Arabian Gulf and Kuwait city.
Located opposite Kuwait Towers, it is considered a prime eating destination for many families.
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 Embassy of the State of Kuwait :: Gallery
Is the biggest shopping complex in Kuwait both in size and the variety of shops, boutiques and supermarkets it contains and it seems that every international brand name has an outlet there.
Kuwait first wall was built at the end of the 18
The origin of the word is “Fareeq” coming from a period when Kuwait was divided into four areas, each with several fereij.
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 Kuwait Hotels; Kuwait Hotel Reservation, Hotels in Kuwait City, Kuwait - ArabiaKnights.com
Safat 13060/Fahd Al-Salem St Kuwait 13060 KW Located in the heart of both the commercial, and financial districts of Kuwait City, and with its $50 million restoration, the Sheraton Kuwait reclaims......
Kuwait 81006 KW Situated only 5 minutes drive from Kuwait International Airport with the City Centre and Local beaches only 15 minutes away, The Crowne Plaza Kuwait is......
Kuwait KW Marriott JW Kuwait is located in the heart of the city's booming business and financial district and is just 15 minutes from the airport.
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 Country Pages: Kuwait
Kuwait is bordered by Iraq and Saudi Arabia, and has sovereignty over nine small islands in the Persian Gulf.
Kuwait has one of the highest literacy rates in the Arab world.
Kuwait University is the country's major institution of higher education.
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KUWAIT: Kuwait Towers has prepared special programmes for visitors during the holy month of Ramadan, said Kuwait Towers manager Meshari Al-Sanousi pointing out that special Iftar buffets with Ramadan traditional dishes as well as cold and hot traditional beverages had been prepared for the holy month.
KUWAIT: A 200,000-square-meter hospital will be established in South-Surra, the Ministry of Public Works said yesterday.
KUWAIT: At the instructions of defence minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah, Chief of Staff Lt Gen Fahad Ahmad Al-Amir has issued an order to release all military prisoners on disciplinary offences on the occasion of the Holy month of Ramadan.
www.kuwaittimes.net /Navariednews.asp?dismode=article&artid=97095787   (284 words)

 CNN.com - Kuwait tanks along breached fence - Mar. 8, 2003
One of Kuwait's strongest army battalions has positioned its tanks at each of 33 openings recently created in the demilitarized zone fence on its border with Iraq, Kuwait's Defense Ministry said Saturday.
Kuwait's army is on alert ahead of a possible U.S.-led invasion into Iraq from the south.
Kuwait's Defense Ministry said Saturday it will decide in the next 24 hours whether to call up the Kuwait National Guard to back up the regular army should hostilities begin.
www.cnn.com /2003/WORLD/meast/03/08/sprj.irq.kuwait/index.html   (320 words)

 Kuwait City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city was invaded and seized by Iraqi forces in the 1990 Gulf War.
The Kuwait National Museum, for example, which once held an extensive, comprehensive, and beautiful collection of artwork, was looted and then torched.
Kuwait's booming economy has allowed many international hotel chains to enter agreements to open hotels in the country.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kuwait_City   (497 words)

 KIPCE 2005 .: Second Kuwait International PetroleumConference & Exhibition on IOR Management :.
The Kuwait Towers have become the most famous landmark in the country.
The upper sphere of the main tower has a revolving observation deck with a cafeteria that gives the visitor a full panoramic view of Kuwait City and the Arabian Gulf every half hour.
The globe on the middle tower is used only as a water reservoir with one million gallon capacity.
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Kuwait is know for it's oil, and believe it or not this country is very rich.
The name for Kuwait's money is called dinar and the exchange rate is that 1 US dollar is equal to 3.42 dinars.
And the last great tourist area I will talk about are the Kuwait Towers which supply Kuwait City, the capital of Kuwait, with electricity and water, it is one of The tallest places in the world.
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 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.
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 BBC News | MIDDLE EAST | Kuwait's hidden war scars
Ten years after Kuwait was invaded by its northern neighbour Iraq, anyone visiting the tiny desert state struggles to find signs of the occupation.
Kuwait City, the capital, is again a gleaming collection of glass-fronted office blocks and towers.
"Everything in Kuwait, all the buildings, have been renovated, but the inside of the people needs time to be renovated," said Dr Abdullah al Hammadi, who runs the emirate's main torture rehabilitation centre.
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 Nuzha Touristic Enterprises - About Kuwait
Throughout the years, Kuwait has turned into a highly industrialized and modern state where traditions and modernity merge to create a harmonious identity, unique to Kuwait.
The word “Kuwait” comes from the word “al-kut” meaning “the fortress adjacent to water”, with reference to the time when Kuwait was just a small village where its Sheikh built his small “kut”.
Kuwait enjoys a number of historical places that are a constant reminder of its important heritage.
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The lower globe on the largest tower and the single globe on the middle tower are used to store water.
On the large tower you find on the lower globe a restaurant and a observation deck, at 87 metres, where you've a nice view on the town.
Water Towers with the colours of the flag of Kuwait, white and blue.
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 KUWAIT HOTELS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kuwait Towers are one of the most prominent landmarks in Kuwait that were officially opened on the first of March 1979.They consist on three towers designed in a splendid architectural way.
Commencing shows in 1954, the Al-Sharqiah Cinema was the first theater in Kuwait.
Discover the secrets of Kuwait and Gcc beaches and islands.
www.kuwaithotels.info /tour.asp   (330 words)

 Architecture of the Kuwait Towers - Kuwait City, Kuwait
While there are three spheres and three towers, not all of them are for storage.
The first tower is 140 meters tall and supports a water-holding sphere.
The towers hold 4,500 cubic meters of water which then flows into the homes and businesses of Kuwait city.
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 Kuwait - State of Kuwait - Dawlat al Kuwayt
Mid-1930s Kuwait began the development of its petroleum industry, the basis of the country's modern prosperity.
Kuwait's sovereignty were critically threatened when Iraq invaded and occupied Kuwait on August 2, 1990, claiming that Kuwait was harming Iraq economically by refusing to reduce its oil production.
Kuwait is a member state of the League of Arab States
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/kuwait.htm   (647 words)

 Bloom, flowers, bloom...: Kuwait
I spent 7 nights in Kuwait, with the arrival back at KLIA on the 9th day where the time difference was 5 hours.
When Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990, this is one of the first islands which the Iraqi forces attacked.
I hear that Kuwait is nice at this time of the year.
primroses.blogspot.com /2006/04/kuwait.html   (877 words)

 Kuwait travel guide
Arab in tradition and culture, Muslim in beliefs and religion, Kuwait offers something rarely seen by the average traveler.
Far from the poverty of the "third world", thanks to the discovery of oil, Kuwait is a modern bustling country mixed with old world traditions and desert bedouin tribes.
From camel races and women dressed showing only their eyes to cell phones and the latest Gucci handbags, Kuwait offers an interesting taste of both old and new.
www.world66.com /asia/middleeast/kuwait   (124 words)

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