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Kuwait Terrorism 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Kuwait Terrorism 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Terrorist groups - foreign based:
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): aim(s): replace the Kuwaiti Government with an Islamic state and implement ISIL's strict interpretation of Sharia area(s) of operation: maintains an operational and recruitment presence, primarily in large cities; a suicide bomber killed 27 Shia Muslim worshippers and injured 227 inside the Iman al-Sadeq Mosque on 25 June 2015 in Kuwait City; the attack remains the most violent to occur in modern Kuwait; operatives continue to smuggle weapons, ammunition, and explosives into Iraq along the Kuwait-Iraq border


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Kuwait on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Kuwait Terrorism 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Kuwait Terrorism 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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