Kuwait has been an autonomous Arab sheikhdom, under the rule of an amir, from the 18th century, although the British established a protectorate from 1897 until 1961. One of the world’s leading oil-producing countries, Kuwait was invaded by Iraq in August 1990, the occupying forces being expelled in the Gulf War of 1991
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- The hotel is swarming with African-American converts and Kuwaitis.
- The two attackers were gunned down, and there are 15 Kuwaitis that are currently being held awaiting trial in that regard.
- In October, two Kuwaitis killed a marine and wounded another during war games on Failaka island, 12 miles east of Kuwait City.
Definition of Kuwait in:
- The US English dictionary