2003 in Kuwait

The following lists events that happened during 2003 in Kuwait.

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2003
in
Kuwait

Decades:
See also:Other events of 2003
List of years in Kuwait
Timeline of Kuwaiti history

IncumbentsEdit

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

  • January 20 - As part of the plan to invade Iraq, British defence secretary Geoff Hoon announces that 26,000 British troops and equipment including 120 tanks will be sent to Kuwait, joining the 5,000 troops already on their way there.[1]

MarchEdit

  • March 8 - Kuwaiti workers have been instructed to make 35 holes in the fence between Iraq and Kuwait, and that the Kuwaiti army is positioning tanks at these openings.[2] The Pakistan Daily Times reported that UNIKOM had found armed US Marines in the demilitarized zone along the fence last month.[3] CBC reported that 230 UN support workers have been ordered out of the demilitarized zone.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UK | UK sends 31,000 troops to Gulf". BBC News. 2003-01-20. Retrieved 2015-01-29.
  2. ^ http://www.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/meast/03/08/sprj.irq.kuwait/index.html
  3. ^ http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_9-3-2003_pg4_4
  4. ^ http://www.cbc.ca/stories/2003/03/08/kuwait_unikom030308