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Kuwait Fire Force controls blaze in Al-Na’ayem scrapyard

Four teams from the Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) controlled on Sunday a blaze, which erupted in the Na’ayem scrapyard earlier this morning.A press statement by the KFF said that an emergency call alerted the firefighters of the incident in which several dis…

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Secretary Austin: US Strikes in Somalia Result of Mogadishu’s ‘Increased Op Tempo’ Against al-Shabab

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said Saturday that U.S. airstrikes targeting al-Shabab in Somalia over the past few days were undertaken because Somali forces are intensifying their offensive against the al-Qaida-affiliated terror group.“Most r…

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UN Experts: Africa Became Hardest Hit by Terrorism This Year

Africa became the region hardest hit by terrorism in the first half of 2021 as the Islamic State and al-Qaida extremist groups and their affiliates spread their influence, boasting gains in supporters and territory and inflicting the greatest casualtie…

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Blinken’s trip to Kuwait “affirmation of enduring ties” – State Dept. senior official

US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Arabian Peninsula Affairs Daniel Benaim said Friday that Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s trip to Kuwait is “an affirmation of the enduring ties between the United States and long-standing partner Kuwait.” In a tele…