Short format: dd/mm/yyyy (Day first, month number and year in left-to-right writing direction) in Afar, French and Somali ("d/m/yy" is a common alternative).
Gregorian dates follow the same rules but tend to be written in the format (Day first, month number, and year in right-to-left writing direction) in Arabic language.
640), Latin America (625), North Africa (195), India (1315), Indonesia (265), Nigeria (190), Bangladesh (165), Russia (145) The international format yyyy-mm-dd or yyyymmdd is also accepted, though this format is not commonly used, and is will most likely to be misread in a standard piece of text, where dd-mm is expected!
There are no official standard for numeric date format, although the traditional format is the most widely used. 'month name' yyyy and in handwriting d/m-yy or d/m yyyy are also acceptable.
Remains of Greek colonization include a large Hellenistic fort and Greek temples.
In 1613, the town of Kuwait was founded in modern-day Kuwait City.
The authorities further curtailed freedom of expression and prosecuted and imprisoned government critics under criminal defamation laws; some were prisoners of conscience.
Members of the Bidun minority continued to face discrimination and were denied citizenship rights.
On 27 February, Saddam Hussein issued a retreat order to his troops in Kuwait; however, one unit of Iraqi troops appeared to have not gotten the retreat order. As part of the retreat order, the Iraqis carried out a "scorched earth" policy that included setting hundreds of oil wells on fire in an effort to destroy the Kuwaiti economy.
Since 2006, the old format (d)d.(m)m.(yy)yy is allowed again as alternative to the yyyy-mm-dd format in areas where there is no risk of ambiguation. (Day first, month number, and year in right-to-left writing direction) format in N'ko language. Almost all government documents need to be filled up in the DD-MM-YYYY format.
Long format: D MMMM YYYY (Day first, month and year in left-to-right writing direction) for French and Fulah and yyyy. An example of DD-MM-YYYY usage is the passport application form.
Instead, the troops were to enter by the southern border of Kuwait.
The Coalition forces based there soon became use to the constant Scud missile threats, chemical missile threats, and near-constant shelling by Iraqi artillery. They maneuvered around vast systems of barbed wire, minefields and trenches. The troops themselves encountered little resistance and, apart from several minor tank battles, were met primarily by surrendering soldiers.