Deputy Minister of the Amiri Court Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al Sabah
(R) and a dignitary free two white doves to symbolize a message of peace to the country and the world, in Salmiya February 24, 2011. Five thousand doves were released from 40 foot containers in a symbolic gesture of peace at the start of four days of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the country's independence, and 20 years of liberation from the Iraqi invaders.
Kuwait's National Day is on February 25.
- Reuters via daylife