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American Schools In Kuwait Close

The two main American schools in this oil-rich emirate have decided to close for about six weeks because of growing tensions in the Gulf, school officials said Monday in the first substantive sign of war fears among Americans here. The American School of Kuwait and the American International School will shut their doors from February 10 to March 22. The decision comes two weeks after suspected Muslim extremists shot and killed a businessman who was contracted to the U.S. military in Kuwait. “There’s a lot of tension and we can’t live with tension,” ASK owner Wael Abdul Ghafour told The Associated Press. “It’s just a precautionary action.” Full Story

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