A handout photo released by the Kuwaiti news agency KUNA on August 13, 2015 shows Kuwaiti police standing next to seized weapons in the capital Kuwait City. AFP PHOTO / HO / KUNA
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Kuwaiti security authorities have broken up three ISIS cells plotting "terror" attacks in the oil-rich Gulf state, the interior ministry said Monday.Five Kuwaiti nationals were arrested, including a policeman and a woman, who all confessed to plotting attacks against a Shiite mosque and an interior ministry target, the ministry said in a statement. All members of the three cells also confessed to being members of ISIS. The action against the Islamist cells comes a year after an ISIS-linked Saudi suicide bomber blew himself up in a Shiite mosque, killing 26 worshipers in the worst attack in Kuwait.
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