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Demographics Of Kuwait
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Kuwait
Kuwait
. Expatriates account for around 70% of Kuwait's total population, Kuwaitis are only 28%-32% of the total population. The government and people of Kuwait
Kuwait
consider the high level of expatriates to be a problem, and in 2016 stepped up deportations. Kuwait
Kuwait
consists of six governorates: Hawalli , Asimah (Capital), Farwaniyah , Jahra , Ahmadi and Mubarak Al-Kabeer
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South Americans
SOUTH AMERICA is a continent located in the western hemisphere , mostly in the southern hemisphere , with a relatively small portion in the northern hemisphere . It may also be considered a subcontinent of the Americas
Americas
, which is the model used in nations that speak Romance languages . The reference to South America
South America
instead of other regions (like Latin America
Latin America
or the Southern Cone) has increased in the last decades due to changing geopolitical dynamics (in particular, the rise of Brazil). It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean
Pacific Ocean
and on the north and east by the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
; North America
North America
and the Caribbean Sea
Caribbean Sea
lie to the northwest
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Australians
AUSTRALIANS (/əˈstreɪljənz/ ), colloquially known as Aussies (/ɒziːz/ ), are people associated with Australia, sharing a common history , culture , and language ( Australian English
Australian English
). Present-day Australians
Australians
are citizens of the Commonwealth of Australia
Australia
, governed by its nationality law . The majority of Australians
Australians
descend from the peoples of the British Isles . The Colony of New South Wales
Colony of New South Wales
was established by the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1788, with the arrival of the First Fleet
First Fleet
, and five other colonies were established in the early 19th century, now forming the six present-day Australian states
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Arabic Language
ARABIC ( Arabic
Arabic
: العَرَبِيَّة‎, al-ʻarabiyyah ( listen ) or Arabic
Arabic
: عَرَبِيّ‎ ʻarabī ( listen ) or ) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world
Arab world
. It is named after the Arabs
Arabs
, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia in the east to the Anti-Lebanon mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula . The modern written language ( Modern Standard Arabic ) is derived from Classical Arabic . It is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media
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North Americans
NORTH AMERICA is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere . It can also be considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas . It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean , to the east by the Atlantic Ocean , to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean , and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea . North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 16.5% of the earth's land area and about 4.8% of its total surface. North America is the third largest continent by area, following Asia and Africa , and the fourth by population after Asia, Africa, and Europe . In 2013, its population was estimated at nearly 565 million people in 23 independent states , or about 7.5% of the world's population, if nearby islands (most notably the Caribbean ) are included
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Europeans
The ETHNIC GROUPS IN EUROPE are the focus of European ethnology , the field of anthropology related to the various ethnic groups that reside in the nations of Europe
Europe
. According to German monograph Minderheitenrechte in Europa co-edited by Pan and Pfeil (2002) there are 87 distinct PEOPLES OF EUROPE, of which 33 form the majority population in at least one sovereign state, while the remaining 54 constitute ethnic minorities . The total number of national minority populations in Europe
Europe
is estimated at 105 million people, or 14% of 770 million Europeans. There is no precise or universally accepted definition of the terms "ethnic group" or "nationality"
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South Asia
SOUTH ASIA or SOUTHERN ASIA is a term used to represent the southern region of the Asian continent , which comprises the sub-Himalayan SAARC
SAARC
countries and, for some authorities , adjoining countries to the west and east. Topographically, it is dominated by the Indian Plate , which rises above sea level as Nepal
Nepal
and northern parts of India situated south of the Himalayas
Himalayas
and the Hindu Kush
Hindu Kush

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English Language
ENGLISH is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now the third most widespread native language in the world, after Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
and Spanish , as well as the most widely spoken Germanic language . Named after the Angles
Angles
, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to Great Britain
Great Britain
, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. It is closely related to the other West Germanic languages
Germanic languages
of Frisian , Low German/Low Saxon , German , Dutch , and Afrikaans
Afrikaans
. The English vocabulary has been significantly influenced by French (a Romance language ), Norse (a North Germanic language ), and by Latin
Latin

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BBC News
BBC
BBC
NEWS is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation ( BBC
BBC
) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs. The department is the world's largest broadcast news organisation and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage. The service maintains 50 foreign news bureaus with more than 250 correspondents around the world. James Harding has been Director of News and Current Affairs since April 2013. The department's annual budget is in excess of £350 million; it has 3,500 staff, 2,000 of whom are journalists. BBC
BBC
News' domestic, global and online news divisions are housed within the largest live newsroom in Europe, in Broadcasting House in central London. Parliamentary coverage is produced and broadcast from studios in Millbank in London
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Kuwait-Najd War
Sultanate of Nejd * Ikhwan Sheikhdom of Kuwait British Empire * British Raj COMMANDERS AND LEADERS Faisal al-Dwaish Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah STRENGTH 5000 cavalrymen 2000 cavalrymen CASUALTIES AND LOSSES Unknown killed 200 Kuwaitis killed * v * t * e Unification of Saudi Arabia * Riyadh * Dilam * Qassim (1903–07) * al-Hasa * Jarrab * Kanzaan * al-Khurma (1918–19) * Hajla * Hurmula * Ha\'il * Kuwait * Transjordan (1922–24) * Hejaz (1924–25) * Ikhwan Revolt PART OF A SERIES ON THE HISTORY OF KUWAIT PREHISTORIC AND ANCIENT * Ubaid period * Dilmun * Mesopotamia 5TH–15TH CENTURY Maishan 5th–13th century Battle of Chains 629 / 633 15TH–18TH CENTURY Portuguese control 1500s Kuwait town 1613 Bani Utub invasion of Bahrain 1782–83
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Gulf War
Coalition victory * Iraq
Iraq
expelled from Kuwait * Kuwaiti monarchy restored * Destruction of Iraqi and Kuwaiti infrastructure * Failed Shia/Kurdish uprisings against the Iraqi government * Iraqi Kurdistan
Iraqi Kurdistan
obtains autonomy, establishment of the northern Iraq
Iraq
no fly zone by the U.S. * Saddam Hussein
Saddam Hussein
retains power * U.N
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Sheikhdom Of Kuwait
The SHEIKHDOM OF KUWAIT (مشيخة الكويت Mshīkha al-Kuwayt) was a Sheikhdom
Sheikhdom
which gained independence from the Emirate of Al Hasa in the year 1752. The Sheikhdom
Sheikhdom
became a British protectorate between 1899 and 1961 after the Anglo-Kuwaiti agreement of 1899 was signed between Sheikh
Sheikh
Mubarak Al Sabah and the British government in India due to severe threats to Kuwait's independence from the Ottoman Empire
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Battle Of Chains
KHUZESTAN * Hormizd-Ardashir * Susa * Ram-Hormizd * Shushtar * Gundishapur CENTRAL PERSIA * Nahavand * Spahan * Waj Rudh * Ray NORTHERN PERSIA * Tabaristan * Armenia * Azerbaijan PARS * Bishapur * Darabgerd * 1st Estakhr * Gor * 2nd Estakhr KERMAN * Sirjan * Qeshm SAKASTAN * Zaranj KHORASAN * Oxus River * Nishapur * Herat * Badghis * v * t * e Campaigns of Khalid ibn al-Walid
Khalid ibn al-Walid
CAMPAIGNS UNDER MUHAMMAD * Hudaybiyyah * Mu\'tah *
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Open Society Foundations
OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIONS (OSF), formerly the OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE, is an international grantmaking network founded by business magnate George Soros
George Soros
. Open Society Foundations
Open Society Foundations
financially support civil society groups around the world, with a stated aim of advancing justice, education, public health and independent media. The OSF has branches in 37 countries, encompassing a group of country and regional foundations, such as the Open Society Initiative for West Africa , and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa ; its headquarters are in New York, New York
New York, New York
. Since its founding in 1993, OSF has reported expenditures of over $11 billion. The group's name is inspired by Karl Popper
Karl Popper
's 1945 book The Open Society and Its Enemies
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Shia Islam In Kuwait
SHIA ISLAM IN KUWAIT constitutes 30%-40% of Kuwait's citizen population. In 2001, the US Department of State reported that there were 300,000 Shia Kuwaiti citizens and 820,000 Kuwaiti citizens in total thus Shias formed 36.5% of the Kuwaiti citizen population. In 2002, the US Department of State reported that Shia Kuwaitis formed 30-40% of Kuwait's citizen population, noting there were 525,000 Sunni citizens and 855,000 Kuwaiti citizens in total (61% Sunnis, 39% Shias). In 2004, there were 300,000-350,000 Shia Kuwaiti citizens and 913,000 Kuwaiti citizens in total. In 2008, the Strategic Studies Institute reported that 40% of Kuwaitis were Shias. Shiites are usually under-represented in the National Assembly parliaments. They founded the local armed resistance movement during the occupation of Kuwait in the Gulf War . The Kuwaiti resistance's casualty rate far exceeded that of the coalition military forces and Western hostages
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