On 26 February , the coalition succeeded in driving out the Iraqi forces. Bilateral Economic Relations The U. Military forces of the United States and a multinational coalition expelled Iraq in The country witnessed the historic election in of four women to its National Assembly. More information about Kuwait is available from the Department of State and other sources, some of which are listed here: After the Uqair conference, Kuwait was still subjected to a Saudi economic blockade and intermittent Saudi raiding. Demonstrations renewed in late in response to an Amiri decree amending the electoral law. The Great Depression harmed Kuwait's economy, starting in the late s. Provided their prices are reasonable, U. Throughout the s, there were several terror attacks in Kuwait, including the Kuwait bombings , hijacking of several Kuwait Airways planes and the attempted assassination of Emir Jaber in The United States provides military and defense technical assistance to Kuwait from both foreign military sales and commercial sources. Amid the uprisings and protests across the Arab world, stateless Arabs, known as bidoon, staged small protests in early demanding citizenship, jobs, and other benefits available to Kuwaiti nationals.