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Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to abide by UN blacklisting of citizens

Aug 17, 2014    

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia and Kuwait agreed to comply with a United Nations resolution aimed at stopping financing for Islamist militant groups in Syria and Iraq after four of their nationals were named among a group blacklisted by the international body. The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday intended to weaken the Islamic State - an al Qaeda splinter group that has seized swaths of territory in Iraq and Syria and declared a caliphate - and al Qaeda's Syrian wing, Nusra Front. Western officials believe that wealthy Gulf Arabs, in countries that include Saudi A...

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