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Fahad A. Bishara

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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Kuwait, or Al-Qurain, as it was known by its early inhabitants, refers to a stretch of land surrounding the natural harbor (now known as Kuwait Bay) at the head of the Persian Gulf that ... More
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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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The State of Kuwait is a small, oil-rich Arab country at the head of the Persian Gulf. It consists of

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The Oxford Companion to World War II

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2003

was an independent Arab sheikhdom under British protection from 1914 to 1961 which was ruled by Sheikh Ahmad from 1921

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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2009
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Art & Architecture, Religion
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State of [Arab. Dawlat al-Kuwayt].

Middle Eastern country at the northwestern end of the Persian Gulf. The capital, Kuwait City,

Kuwait after 1991

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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2009
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Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
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The 1990–1991 invasion, occupation, and war of liberation of Kuwait from Iraq opened a new chapter in the process of

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

a country on the northwest coast of the Persian Gulf; pop. 1,200,000 (est. 1991); official language, Arabic; capital, Kuwait City...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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2007
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History, Military History
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Kuwait Bay, protected by offshore islands and a fringe of reefs, provides a natural harbor on the Arabian shore of

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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Archaeology, History
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Located at the head of the Arab-Iranian Gulf, the State of Kuwait bounds with Saudi Arabia to the south, Iraq

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Kuwait was founded in the early 1700s by an alliance of tribes that migrated from central Arabia to the northern

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