Kuwait Arrests Members of ISIS Cell: Action Taken after Massacre of Shia Muslims. By Murad Makhmudov, Takeshi Hasegawa and Lee Jay Walker

Image

The nation of Kuwait was visibly shocked when ISIS (Islamic State – IS) attacked a Shia Mosque in June. This brutal event led to the deaths of 27 people and once more it highlights the utter anti-Shia hatred that is so powerful within ISIS. However, ISIS did not gain from this barbaric action because immediately Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims game together in Kuwait.
Equally important, the ruling elites in Kuwait made it abundantly clear that they would not tolerate internal sectarianism. Therefore, the barbaric attack by ISIS against innocent Shia Muslims in Kuwait ushered in universal solidarity.
The seriousness of the response by Kuwait can be seen by the arrest of an ISIS cell within the kingdom. This news is most welcoming for all Kuwaiti citizens given the delicate sectarian nature of many regional nations. Also, it is clear evidence that the ruling elites are intent on tackling the ISIS agenda based on its sectarian worldview.
BBC media reports: “Kuwait has arrested members of an alleged cell accused of supplying funds and weapons to the so-called Islamic State (IS)…. A Lebanese national named Osama Khayat allegedly confessed to buying ammunition and rockets for IS, said the Kuna state news agency, citing the interior ministry.”
It is known that five other individuals have also been arrested. Immediately after the brutal attack against a Shia mosque a group called the Najd Province claimed responsibility for the deaths of 27 people in June. The Najd Province is one of many different international affiliates to ISIS.
Equally important, according to the BBC the interior ministry in Kuwait indicated that: “the cell had been helping to recruit fighters and raised money that was being funnelled to an IS-related bank account in Turkey.”
Hopefully, the interior ministry will garner valuable information from individuals involved in this cell and how ratlines exist with Turkey in relation to ISIS.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-34876364
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-33287136
http://www.france24.com/en/20150626-kuwait-suicide-blast-shiite-friday-prayers-ramadan
http://moderntokyotimes.com Modern Tokyo Times – International News and Japan News

You May Also Like

Image

Apostasy from Islam in Pakistan and Human Rights. By Dr. Stephen Gill

 The article was written about ten years ago when the muscles of the blasphemy laws were not strong. In the world of the human rights of today

Image

China puts corporate staff through military training. By Manzoor Ahmed

 Is China turning its corporate staff into soldiers in suits? The news of world’s biggest surveillance equipment manufacturer, based in

Image

Islam-AIMPLB-BMAC watching callously & irresponsibly the Hindu India rushing towards bloodshed of innocent Muslim. By Hem Raj Jain

BJP openly saying Ram Temple will be constructed by legislation if Supreme court denies temple at disputed site of Babri Masjid (ii)- After massacr

"Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" By Nazir S Bhatti

On demand of our readers, I have decided to release E-Book version of "Trial of Pakistani Christian Nation" on website of PCP which can also be viewed on website of Pakistan Christian Congress www.pakistanchristiancongress.org . You can read chapter wise by clicking tab on left handside of PDF format of E-Book.

nazirbhattipcc@aol.com , pakistanchristianpost@yahoo.com