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Kuwait Claims IS Terror Attacks Foiled

The Kuwaiti state news agency is reporting that security officials have interrupted three planned Islamic State (IS) terrorist attacks.

The Interior Ministry on July 4 issued a statement saying that three "preemptive operations" had been carried out by security forces and "several" alleged IS members were arrested.

According to officials, the alleged plots included the bombing of a mosque and an Interior Ministry building.

On July 3, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company announced it was following an Interior Ministry recommendation to step up security at oil installations.

Based on reporting by Reuters and AP