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Kuwait, a small, oil-rich nation on the Arabian Peninsula, stands as a constitutional emirate with a parliamentary system. Governed by the Al Sabah ruling family since its independence from Britain in 1961, Kuwait’s political landscape is characterized by a semi-democratic structure where the Emir holds substantial powers, and the National Assembly, consisting of elected and appointed members, plays a legislative role. While political parties are not officially recognized, political factions and blocs exist, including liberal, Islamist, and tribal groupings. The country’s wealth, derived from substantial oil reserves, has facilitated economic prosperity, with Kuwait having one of the highest GDP per capita globally. However, the nation faces challenges related to economic diversification, youth unemployment, and government accountability. Kuwait’s cultural identity is deeply rooted in its Bedouin heritage, reflected in traditional practices, cuisine, and arts. The country is known for its modern skyline juxtaposed with historical landmarks such as the Grand Mosque and the Kuwait Towers. Kuwait’s foreign policy emphasizes regional stability, mediation in regional conflicts, and cooperation within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Despite its strategic importance and relative stability, Kuwait has experienced periods of political tension and protests, demanding reforms and addressing issues of corruption and political transparency. As Kuwait navigates the evolving dynamics of the Middle East, balancing tradition and modernity, it remains a crucial player in the region, contributing to global energy markets while addressing the socio-economic aspirations of its population. HOMEAGERLY: Features democracy and rights of Kuwait.

Kuwait Population 2014

Kuwait 2014

Yearbook 2014 Kuwait. Kuwait population in 2020 is estimated at 4,270,582. The power struggle within the ruling royal family that led to the dissolution of the parliament and the reformation of the government countless...