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The Colors of the Kuwait Flag

Red, white, black and green replaced the old red flag under the late Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al- Sabah after the abolition of the British protection agreement on November 24, 1961.

As Kuwait gears up to celebrate its National and Liberation Day holidays, the streets are adorned with Kuwait flags. Buildings, homes, offices, restaurants, shops and even cars are decorated with Kuwait’s flying colors.

Red, white, black and green replaced the old red flag under the late Sheikh Abdullah Al- Salem Al-Sabah after the abolition of the British protection agreement on November 24, 1961. They were inspired by a verse from a poem by an Arab poet from Iraq born in 1277, named Safi Al-Din Al-Hali, one of the renowned names of ancient Arabic poetry. The black and read represent wars and victories, green is pastures, while white stands for great deeds. If you look around at objects in your environment, you may find the four colors combined by chance. Searching for these colors requires a strong observation and a long time. Y

ou may find it with a configuration or a composition that never comes to mind. It is a good idea to occupy your children while driving in the challenge of searching for the colors of the flag of Kuwait, as we celebrate these days of independence and liberation. — Photos by Athoob Al-Shuaibi

 

By Athoob Al-Shuaibi

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