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Several jihadist suspects held in Kuwait

THE LEVANT – Kuwait has arrested several suspected members of the Islamic State group and is monitoring dozens more under its commitment to the US-led international coalition against the jihadists, media reported Thursday.

The Gulf state’s secret service has arrested at least five suspected members of IS which has seized large swathes of Syria and Iraq, Al-Qabas newspaper reported.

Three of the men in custody are Kuwaiti and two are so-called bidoons or stateless Arabs, the daily said.

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