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Islamists slam Kuwaiti lawmaker for call to allow dancing, alcohol

Obama Envoy John Allen: No 'Short-Term Solutions' for Stopping Islamic State

US Stockpiling Fighting Vehicles Near Iraq Ahead of Anti-ISIS Offensive

US backed talks between jihadi clerics and ISIS in effort to save hostage's life

US Adds Planes to Bolster Drive to Wipe Out ISIS

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain end rift with Qatar, return ambassadors

US, France propose UN sanctions on 15 foreign Islamist fighters

Who's who in coalition to defeat Islamic State

Islamic State's war chest is growing daily

Arab Nations Vow Help to Fight ISIS 'as Appropriate'

Islamic State cleric was director of private Muslim primary school in Birmingham UK

Gulf meeting ends without clear end to Qatar spat

Gulf Monarchies Resolve Spat with Qatar, Say Ready to Help Counter Jihadists

Islamic State: Arab leaders reluctant to heed US call for 'allies against Isis'

Treasury designates 2 'key' al Qaeda financiers

The Long War Journal first exposed one of the two, a jihadist known as Sanafi al Nasr, as a senior al Qaeda operative in March. Al Nasr is a senior al Qaeda leader who relocated from Pakistan to Syria last year. Treasury reveals that he previously served as the head of al Qaeda's Iran-based network.

Kuwaiti authorities released Hajjaj al Ajmi, who was recently designated a terrorist by both the US and the UN, after detaining him briefly on his return from Qatar. A Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Aug. 19 that security forces were on high alert over reports from Iraq that Islamic State militants were planning to infiltrate Kuwait's northern border.

Al Nusrah Front-linked Kuwaiti terrorists resurface and retweet

Kuwaiti authorities detained Hajjaj al-Ajmi, a cleric recently added to the terrorist lists of the UN and the US, at the international airport on his arrival from Qatar. He is suspected of serving as a financier for the Al Nusrah Front in Syria. Another cleric, Shafi al-Ajmi, was detained briefly on Aug. 17 after returning from Saudi Arabia, but released. Shafi al-Ajmi, who was added to the US terrorist list with Hajjaj and another Kuwaiti man on Aug. 6, has threatened to sue the US Treasury to get his name off the blacklist.

US adds Nusrah, Islamic State financiers to list of global terrorists

UK extremists linked to Qatar World Cup bid