The flag consists of a black trapezoid on the hoist side and three equal horizontal bands of Green (top), white, and red. The black color on the left side of the flag symbolizes victory over the nations rivals. The green stripe at the top symbolizes Kuwait's beautiful plantations and fertile land. The white stripe in the middle signifies peace that the country always strive for. Lastly, the red stripe at the bottom stands for the blood shed during the struggle for independence from the UK.