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Kuwait links militants to Al-Qaeda after detaining a dozen, including Saudis

Kuwaiti security forces have arrested at least 10 suspects, including Saudi nationals, after the latest clashes between police and Islamist militants, the interior minister said as a top military official linked the unrest to Al-Qaeda. “In the two incidents between 10 and 15 people, Kuwaitis and Saudis, were arrested,” Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Sabah told reporters after briefing a parliamentary committee on the security situation. A Saudi gunman was killed and two Kuwaiti security officers were wounded in a shootout Saturday, which came after two policemen were killed in clashes with gunmen in a Kuwait City suburb on January 10. Full Story

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