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Syrian conflict said to fuel sectarian tensions in Persian Gulf




Saudi Arabia, Kuwait tighten controls on clerics




Tweeting Gulf Arabs Wire War Chest to Fight Assad on Every Front




Private Donors' Funds Add Wild Card to War in Syria




Syrian conflict: Persian Gulf officials, tired of waiting for US, move to boost aid to rebels




US allies let funds flow to al Qaeda in Syria




Private donations give edge to Islamists in Syria, officials say




Plenty of money for weapons in Syria, little for refugees




Money, guns flowing from Kuwait to Syria's most radical rebel factions




Former bin Laden spokesman in US custody

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith served Osama bin Laden as a spokesman, threatened mass casualty attacks against America, and recruited the al Qaeda cell responsible for a 2002 attack on US Marines in Kuwait. He lived under a loose former of house arrest in Iran for years before being reportedly freed in 2010.


Three former Kuwaiti opposition lawmakers were sentenced to three years in prison for insulting the country's emir. On Sunday, a Twitter user was also sentenced to five years for a post considered offensive to the emir.




As NATO Prepares for Afghan Withdrawal, Uzbekistan Seeks War's Leftovers




Washington casts wary eye at Muslim Brotherhood




Kuwait's Prime Minister said more than 60 Islamists held by the UAE for plotting to overthrow the government were financed by Kuwaiti nationals. The plotters belong to the Muslim Brotherhood.




A Kuwaiti court sentenced a man to two years in prison for insulting the country's ruler on Twitter. Security forces dispersed several hundred demonstrators protesting against parliamentary elections.




Tensions flare between UAE and Muslim Brotherhood




The high cost of disengagement




Rich young Kuwaitis challenge old guard government




Kuwait elected a new parliament. Turnout was low due to a boycott by an opposition coalition of Islamists, tribal groups, and young people.




Egypt's President Morsi takes sweeping new powers


 
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