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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Kuwait Mosque Blast

Asa Fitch and Maria Abi Habib, The Wall Street Journal

Islamic State took responsibility for a deadly explosion on Friday at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Kuwait City, a rare attack in the tiny Gulf nation. The attack marked the group’s first assault on Kuwait, which has avoided much of the sectarian bloodshed that has hit the region, including its much larger neighbor Saudi Arabia.