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April 15, 1993 | From Associated Press
Thousands of Kuwaitis thronged the airport highway to give George Bush a hero's welcome Wednesday, cheering the former American President revered as the oil-rich emirate's savior. As President, Bush was the prime mover in assembling the 32-nation Western and Arab military coalition that drove Iraqi forces from Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm two years ago. Kuwait newspaper columnists dubbed the three days of festivities in his honor "Operation Love Storm."
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July 13, 1993 | From Reuters
The Emir of Kuwait awarded a medal to Gen. Colin L. Powell, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Monday for his role in freeing his country from Iraqi occupation. The official Kuwait News Agency said that Powell, on his first visit to the emirate, received the Medal of Excellence from Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah. Powell, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is the most prominent American to come to Kuwait since a triumphal visit by former President George Bush in April.
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July 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Under extra-heavy security, Gen. Colin L. Powell, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived for his first visit to Kuwait since a U.S.-led coalition drove out Iraq in the Persian Gulf War more than two years ago. Security forces used bomb-sniffing dogs along Powell's route and searched reporters and other bystanders. Former President George Bush was the target of an alleged Iraq-sponsored assassination plot when he visited Kuwait in April.
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July 12, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Under extra-heavy security, Gen. Colin L. Powell, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived for his first visit to Kuwait since a U.S.-led coalition drove out Iraq in the Persian Gulf War more than two years ago. Security forces used bomb-sniffing dogs along Powell's route and searched reporters and other bystanders. Former President George Bush was the target of an alleged Iraq-sponsored assassination plot when he visited Kuwait in April.
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July 13, 1993 | From Reuters
The Emir of Kuwait awarded a medal to Gen. Colin L. Powell, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Monday for his role in freeing his country from Iraqi occupation. The official Kuwait News Agency said that Powell, on his first visit to the emirate, received the Medal of Excellence from Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah. Powell, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, is the most prominent American to come to Kuwait since a triumphal visit by former President George Bush in April.
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December 26, 1987 | From Reuters
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will soon pay an official visit to Kuwait, which resumed diplomatic relations with Cairo last month, Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdel Razak Kandari disclosed. Kandari told reporters Thursday after meeting Mubarak that the Egyptian leader had accepted an invitation from Kuwait's emir, Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah.
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April 15, 1993 | From Associated Press
Thousands of Kuwaitis thronged the airport highway to give George Bush a hero's welcome Wednesday, cheering the former American President revered as the oil-rich emirate's savior. As President, Bush was the prime mover in assembling the 32-nation Western and Arab military coalition that drove Iraqi forces from Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm two years ago. Kuwait newspaper columnists dubbed the three days of festivities in his honor "Operation Love Storm."
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December 26, 1987 | From Reuters
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will soon pay an official visit to Kuwait, which resumed diplomatic relations with Cairo last month, Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdel Razak Kandari disclosed. Kandari told reporters Thursday after meeting Mubarak that the Egyptian leader had accepted an invitation from Kuwait's emir, Sheik Jabbar al Ahmed al Sabah.
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