A demonstration in Kuwait, following the country's invasion by Iraq at the start of the Gulf War, 4th-6th August 1990. In the centre is the Emblem of Kuwait, adopted in 1962. (Photo by Derek Hudson/Getty Images)
Kuwaitis demonstrate against the Iraqi invasion in August 1990. Derek Hudson / Getty Images

'It was the darkest period of my life': the Kuwaitis who came to the UAE after the 1990 war look back