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This day in Kuwait''s history.

KUWAIT, Nov 7 (KUNA) -- 1965 -- The Ministry of Information produces the narrative film, Al-Asifa (The Storm).1978 -- The Amir, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah (jā`bĕr är-äkh`mäd ä-säbä`), 1926–2006, emir of Kuwait (1977–2006). A member of Kuwait's ruling Sabah family, he was the third son of Sheikh Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (r. , issues a decree approving a regional accord for marine life protection.1988 -- Kuwait and Saudi Arabia sign an agreement on properties of citizens of both countries in the divided zone where Kuwait would pay a total of KD eight million for Saudis as compensation for their properties in the northern parts of the zone and for Kuwaitis who own properties in the southern part.1992 -- The largest oil shipment taken from the oil lakes spilled by Iraqi invaders of Kuwait is exported. During their seven-month occupation, Iraqi forces destroyed over 700 oil wells, resulting in 300 oil lakes and great environmental damage.1994 -- Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) is an organization in Kuwait which engages in scientific and applied research for several purposes including preserving the environment, serving the economy, advising the government of scientific issues, and others.  (KISR KISR Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research ) inaugurates a unique laboratory, considered to be unique in the Middle East, for analysis of rocks and oil locations.1998 -- The Amir, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah patronizes the first meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) Supreme Consultative Council held at Bayan Palace.2000 -- Minister of Information approves the names of the winners of the state honorary medal for the first time for their efforts in enriching the cultural movement in Kuwait. The honorees were the literary figure Khalid Saud Al-Zaid, historian Saif Marzouq Al-Shamlan and poet Ahmad Al-Saqqaf.2005 -- The Information Ministry holds a celebration on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the film, Al-Asifa.2007 -- Kuwaiti crude registers an all-time high of USD USD

In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the U.S. Dollar.

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The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion.
 78.7 per barrel.

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