Articles in Kuwait ( 64 )

64 Articles of interest in Kuwait

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  • Highway of Death

    The Highway of Death refers to a six-lane highway between Kuwait and Iraq, officially known as Highway 80. It runs from Kuwait City to the border town of Safwan in Iraq and then on to the Iraqi city of Basra. The road had been used by Iraqi armored …

  • Kuwait International Airport

    Kuwait International Airport (Arabic: مطار الكويت الدولي‎, IATA: KWI, ICAO: OKBK) is located in Farwaniyah, Kuwait, 15.5 kilometers (9.6 mi) south of Kuwait City, spread over an area of 37.7 square kilometres (14.6 sq mi). It serves as hub for Jazee…

  • Kuwait Towers

    The Kuwait Towers are a group of three slender towers in Kuwait City, standing on a promontory into the Persian Gulf. They were officially inaugurated in March 1979 and are rated as a landmark and symbol of modern Kuwait.

  • Ali Al Salem Air Base

    Ali Al Salem Air Base (ICAO: OKAS) is a military airbase situated in Kuwait, approximately 23 miles from the Iraqi border. The airfield is owned by the Government of Kuwait, and during Operation Southern Watch and Operation Telic / Operation Iraqi F…

  • Camp Arifjan

    Camp Arifjan is a United States Army installation in Kuwait which accommodates elements of the US Air Force, US Navy, US Marine Corps and US Coast Guard. The camp was funded and built by the government of Kuwait. Military personnel from the United K…

  • Madinat al-Hareer

    Madinat al-Hareer (Arabic: مدينة الحرير‎, meaning "Silk City"), is a proposed 250 km2 (62,000-acre) planned urban area in Subiya, northern Kuwait. Upon construction, it would include the Burj Mubarak al-Kabir, a nature reservation of 2 square kilome…

  • Shuwaikh Port

    Shuwaikh Port (Arabic: ميناء الشويخ‎, transliteration : Minaa' Shuweekh) (Coordinates:29°21′9″N 47°55′31″E) is an urban industrial area within the Al Asimah Governorate (Capital Governorate) in State of Kuwait.

  • Failaka Island

    Failaka Island (Arabic: جزيرة فيلكاjazīrat Faylakah / Fēlaka ) is a Kuwaiti Island in the Persian Gulf. The island is 20 km off the coast of Kuwait City in the Persian Gulf.

  • Al Jahra

    Al Jahra (Arabic: جهراء‎) is a city located 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of Kuwait City in Kuwait. Al Jahra is the capital of the Al Jahra Governorate of Kuwait as well as the surrounding Al Jahra District which is agriculturally based.

  • Salmiya

    Salmiya (Arabic السالمية; transliterated As-Sālmīya(h)) is a city area in Hawalli Governorate in the State of Kuwait.

  • Olympic Council of Asia

    The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is a governing body of sports in Asia, currently with 45 member National Olympic Committees. The current president is Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah.

  • Grand Mosque (Kuwait)

    The Grand Mosque is the largest and the official mosque in the country of Kuwait. Its area spans 45,000 square metres (480,000 sq ft), out of which the building itself covers 20,000 square metres (220,000 sq ft).

  • Al Ahmadi, Kuwait

    Al Ahmadi is a town founded in 1946 with the discovery of oil there, located in Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait. Al Ahmadi is a district located in the south of the country. It contains the headquarters for the Kuwait Oil Company. Al Ahmadi in Kuwait …

  • American University of Kuwait

    The American University of Kuwait is a private liberal arts institution based on the American model of higher education in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Although established in 2003, the University opened to students, faculty and the general public in Septem…

  • Camp Doha

    Camp Doha was the main U.S. Army base in Kuwait, and played a pivotal role in the U.S. military presence in the Middle East since the 1991 Gulf War and in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. The complex is located on a small peninsula on Kuwait Bay, west of …

  • Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium

    Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in the Ardhiyah area of Kuwait City, Kuwait. Completed in 2009, it is used mostly for football matches and athletics. The stadium has a capacity of 65,000 seated spectators, the buildin…

  • Salwa, Kuwait

    Salwa (Arabic: سلوى‎) (place of the casuals) is an area in Hawalli Governorate in Kuwait, bordering Rumaithiya to the north and Messila to the south. To the east (across Cooperative Road), it overlooks the Persian Gulf.

  • Jabriya

    Jabriya (Arabic: جابرية‎) is is an area in Hawalli Governorate in Kuwait. It is a large, mainly residential suburb that borders with Surra, Hawalli, Salmiya and Bayan. Jabriya has seen an increase of commercial activities as of recent years.

  • Abdullah Al-Salem

    Abdulla Al-Salem is one of the first founded suburbs of Kuwait City. It has been there for over 30 years. It is known to be one of the suburbs where the wealthiest of the families "Matyara" of Kuwait live alongside Shuwaikh, Nuzha, and Shamiyah.

  • Bayan, Kuwait

    Bayan (Arabic: بيان‎) is a residential area within the Hawalli Governorate of Kuwait, consisting of thirteen blocks, and situated approximately 15 kilometres away from the capital, Kuwait City. Its naming was inspired by the fact that it's an area o…

  • Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium

    Al Kuwait Kaifan Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kuwait City, Kuwait. It is currently used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Al Kuwait Kaifan. The stadium holds 18,500. This stadium had also hosted Kuwait's national tea…

  • The British School of Kuwait

    The British School of Kuwait (BSK) is a private, co-educational, international school that is currently located in the suburb of Salwa, Kuwait. The school has a selective intake of students aged 4–18. Most teaching programmes are based on the Nation…

  • Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium

    Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Adiliya Kuwait City, Kuwait. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 21,500. It is the 2nd largest stadium in Kuwait and is the home ground for Kazma.The Stadium h…