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Kuwait, officially the State of Kuwait, is an Arab country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf, it shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. As of 2013, Kuwait has a population of 4 million people.


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Kuwait is a member of the musical group, South Park Coalition.


  1. "Kuwait" is a book by Anthony H. Cordesman.
    • subjects: Asia, Saudi Arabia, History, Kuwait, Current events, International relations, International trade, Current affairs, Politics, Research, Middle East, Political Science
  2. "Kuwait" is a book by Ḥasan ʻAlī Ibrāhīm.
    • also known as "Kuwait: a political study"
  3. "Kuwait" is a book by Oscar Mitri.
  4. "Kuwait" is a book by Ralph Shaw.
  5. "Kuwait" is a book by Abdulkarim Al-Dekhayel.
    • also known as "Kuwait: oil, state and political legitimation"

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Kuwait is a group of approximately 40 paintings made by Nabil Kanso in 1990-91 on the Gulf War and Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. The works in the series were first exhibited in Kuwait in March – April 1992 at the Free Atelier Art Center and traveled in June to Caracas for a special exhibit at the Palacio de Gobierno in honor of the Emir of Kuwait’s visit to Venezuela. Then, the exhibition proceeded to Geneva and was held at the Red Cross Museum in July – August 1992.

Phrases with Kuwait

  1. state of kuwait
  2. capital of kuwait

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Google previewMarketing in the Emerging Markets of Islamic Countries (2006)

by M. Marinov

Geographical and historical background Kuwait is an independent Arab country located at the westernmost point of the...

Google previewEnemies on the Couch (2013)

A Psychopolitical Journey Through War and Peace by Vamik D. Volkan

TRAUMA AND CULTURAL CUSTOMS Kuwait is an oil rich country smaller than the state of New Jersey that borders the Persian Gulf between Iraq and Saudi Arabia. It has a population of...

Kuwait is a society of immigrants. In the eighteenth ...

Google previewLobbying (2011)

by Lionel Zetter

Kuwait is a constitutional monarchy with a hereditary emir who must come from the AlSabah family. The current ruler is Emir Sabah alAhmad alJaber alSabah. Kuwait has the oldest directly elected parliament in the region, and the progress ...

Google previewWatershed Management (2003)

by Vijay P. Singh, Ram Narayan Yadava

kw ABSTRACT Kuwait is an arid country with a total population of about 2.3 million people.

INTRODUCTION Kuwait is a small country located at the northeastern edge of the Arabian Peninsula and at the northwestern corner of ...

Google previewOman, UAE & Arabian Peninsula (2007)

by Jenny Walker, Stuart Butler, Terry Carter, Lara Dunston, Frances Linzee Gordon

Costs Kuwait is an expensive country to visit. While it's easy to eat for KD3 (about US$9) or less per day, sleeping cheap is another matter. Visitors are hard pressed to get away with spending less than KD25 per night on accommodation.

Google previewKuwait: 2001 Article IV Consultation--Staff Report; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Consideration (2001)

Data dissemination Kuwait is a GDDS pilot country for member countries of the Arab Monetary Fund; its participation in the GDDS project would allow it to enhance its macroeconomic statistical database system, and eventually participate in ...

Google previewBackground Notes: Mideast, March, 2011

ECONOMY Kuwait is a geographically small but wealthy country with a relatively open economy and self-reported crude oil reserves of nearly 105 billion barrels – about 9% of world reserves. Petroleum accounts for nearly half of GDP, 95% of ...

Google previewGulf Military Forces in an Era of Asymmetric Wars (2007)

by Anthony H. Cordesman, Khalid R. Al-Rodhan

Kuwait is a small nation of only 17,820 square kilometers. Its strategic position makes it uniquely vulnerable, and its recent history has been anything but peaceful. As Map 3.1 shows, Kuwait has common borders with Saudi Arabia (222 ...

Google previewSaddam Land (2007)

by Hama Dostan, Paul Conlon

A leading Baath party member who had a high position in Iraq said in a TV interview, “Kuwait is a piece of food that has been chewed up, one needed only have some water to swallow it. After this chew others would follow.” This was Saddam's ...

Google previewTaking to the Streets (2014)

The Transformation of Arab Activism by Lina Khatib, Ellen Lust

Kuwait is a political outlier in the Gulf, and it has often been a bellwether: It was the first Gulf nation to establish a “welfare state,” the first to set up a foreign aid program, and the first to venture as an equal into the world of multinational, vertically ...

Google previewKuwait: Selected Issues (2013)

by International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

This potential vulnerability also calls for diversification across countries; for example, Kuwait is a natural gateway to Iraq ...

Google previewIslamic Commmercial Law and Economic Development

Kuwait is a small, rich, and relatively open economy. The oil-rich kingdom of Kuwait has kept a secular commercial code intact, even after the Islamization of the government and legal system. Kuwait has nevertheless experienced similar ...

Google previewHuman Rights in the Near East and North Africa (2004)

by James T. Lawrence

Kuwait is a constitutional, hereditary emirate ruled by the Al-Sabah family, who governs in consultation with prominent families and community leaders. The Constitution provides for an elected National Assembly; however, it permits the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Arab and Islamic Organizations (2001)

by Frank Clements

Kuwait: A Political Study. Kuwait: Al Qabas Printing Press, 1971. . Kuwait and the Gulf. Small States and the International System. Washington, D.C.: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University; London: Croom Helm, 1984 .

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Iraq (2013)

by Beth K. Dougherty, Edmund A. Ghareeb

It includes a historical overview, a country profile, as well as information on the economy and trade, foreign relations, political institutions, the Iran–'Iraq War, the Kuwait invasion, and the 2003 American invasion and occupation and the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of European Imperialism (1991)

by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle

KUWAIT. Kuwait is an oil-rich nation of approximately 18,000 square miles located on the northwest edge of the Persian ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Rights Issues Since 1945 (1999)

by Winston Langley

KUWAIT 1947 Iranian Kurdistan was proclaimed the Kurdish Republic. The republic was short-lived, however, as Iranian forces defeated the insurrectionists. Similar rebellions in Iraq and Turkey were also crushed. Since 1947, the fight for ...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

KUWAIT CITY Kuwait City is the capital and largest city of the State ...

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While Kuwait is not a democracy, giving only half the population a voice in their government is not a policy this Congress should support and one that I am glad that Kuwait's leaders are changing. (Ginny B. Waite)
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Scrabble value of K5U1W4A1I1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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