Kuwait: prison sentences upheld for Islamic State affiliates

Baghdad ( A Kuwaiti court on Tuesday upheld a prison sentences for two Islamic State affiliates indicted for planning attacks in the oil-rich Kingdom, local media reported.

Al-Qabas newspaper said the appeals court upheld a ten-year sentence for a Philippine woman  for planning bombings in the country on behalf of the Islamic State, while commuting the sentence handed for another defendant, whose nationality was not mentioned, to 10 instead of 15.

Authorities arrested the Philippine woman in 2016, having found she had entered the country with a work permit but also made contact with members of the extremist group in Libya via the internet.


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