Advertisement
« previous next »
Kuwait City  
   

Kuwait City

Kuwait

July 1st 2008
Kuwait is an Independent Arab Emirate situated at the head of the Persian Gulf, sandwiched between Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Most of the country is a dry, barren desert, with the exception of a few basins that occasionally catch rainwater. Commercial fishing on the Gulf is important to the economy, but not nearly as important as the country’s chief industry: OIL. Kuwait takes its name from the ... read more
Middle East » Kuwait

Kuwaiti Flag Britain oversaw foreign relations and defense for the ruling Kuwaiti AL-SABAH dynasty from 1899 until independence in 1961. Kuwait was attacked and overrun by Iraq on 2 August 1990. Following several weeks of aerial bombardment, a US-led, UN coalitio... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.209s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 11; qc: 67; dbt: 0.0607s; 67; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.6mb