History, Language & Culture クウェート

歴史、言語と文化 クウェート

Kuwait's modern history begins with the creation of the 18th century Kuwait city by the Uteiba tribe, who wandered north of Qatar. During the 19th century, Kuwait sought to enlist British aid in order to escape the occupation of the Turks and other powerful groups in the Arabian Peninsula. In 1899 Sheikh Mubarak Al Sabah signed the Agreed with England that Myself and his successor will not tolerate territories and welcome any foreign representative without the prior consent of England. The British also agreed to provide an annual grant to Sheikh Mubarak and his heirs and to protect Kuwait. The British supervised the foreign affairs and security for Kuwait.


In early 1961, England withdrew its extraterritorial rights to settle cases of foreigners in Kuwait. And the Kuwaiti government began its own laws, drafted by Egyptian lawyers. Kuwait gained complete independence on June 19, 1961, following an exchange of notes with the British. A border between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia was established in 1992 by the Uqair Treaty after the fighting over the city. Jahrah The treaty also established a neutral zone between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia (Kuwaiti - Saudi Arabia Neutral Zone), an area of approximately 5,180 square kilometers. Adjacent to the southern border of Kuwait. In December 1969, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia signed a neutral zoning agreement. (Now called Divided Zone) and redefined international boundaries. Both countries shared oil both offshore and onshore in the Divided Zone equally. In 1990-1991 the Persian Gulf War. Iraq occupied all of Kuwait within three days. The United States and its allies, therefore, liberated Kuwait from the Iraqi occupation. Until Kuwait was independent until now.


Kuwaiti is a Gulf Arabic dialect spoken in Kuwait. Kuwaiti Arabic shares many phonetic features unique to Gulf dialects spoken in the Arabian Peninsula. Due to Kuwait's soap opera industry, knowledge of Kuwaiti Arabic has spread throughout the Arabic-speaking world and become recognizable even to people in countries such as Tunisia and Jordan.


Kuwaiti popular culture, in the form of dialect poetry, film, theatre, radio and television soap opera, flourishes and is even exported to neighboring states. Within the Arab states of the Persian Gulf, the culture of Kuwait is the closest to the culture of Bahrain.

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