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Kuwait detains group supplying funds, weapons to IS

Kuwaiti authorities have arrested members of an extremist network that supplied funds and weapons, including rockets, to Islamic State militants, state news agency Kuna quoted the Interior Ministry as saying on Thursday.  

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Chemical weapons used by rebels in Syria

Chemical weapons experts have determined that mustard gas was used in a Syrian town where Islamic State insurgents were battling another rebel group, according to a report by an international watchdog seen by Reuters.  

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Air strikes hit military targets in Yemen capital

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen's capital Sanaa early on Friday, targeting weapons storage sites used by soldiers loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, a powerful supporter of Iranian-allied Houthi militias. The air ra

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Saudi coalition airdrops arms, medical aid to Aden defenders

Houthi forces pulled back from a central Aden district on Friday and warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition dropped weapons and medical aid to fighters defending the southern Yemeni city, a last symbolic foothold of the country's absent pres

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Terror cell 11 jailed over arms cache in Bahrain

Eleven members of a terrorist cell who stashed machine guns and bullets in a secret underground warehouse have been jailed for 15 years.   The cache included five AK-47s, five 9mm handguns, five silencers and 3,4

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Father-son jailed for arms smuggling in Bahrain

A Bahraini father and his teenage son have been jailed for 10 years each in connection with smuggling weapons into Bahrain. The 49-year-old man, who worked for the Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry, and the 19-year-

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Chemical weapons disposal will cost $1bn: Assad

President Bashar Al-Assad said on Wednesday it would cost about $1 billion to get rid of Syria's chemical weapons under a US-Russian deal reached last week. In an interview on the Fox News television channel, Assad said his go

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US sending lethal aid to Syrian rebels

The United States has begun distributing some weapons to the Syrian rebels, a spokesman for the Syrian Coalition of groups opposed to President Bashar Al-Assad said on Tuesday, after months of reported delays. White House official

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