Militant threat adds to pressures on Kuwait and Iraq over Mubarak port project


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Issue 907 - 03 Sep 2011 | 8 minute read

While Kuwait and Baghdad have been edging towards compromise in the war of words over Iraq’s Mubarak Al-Kabir port mega-project, tensions are being stoked by threats from an Iraqi militant group with strong Iranian connections. Washington shares Kuwait’s concerns about Kataib Hizbollah’s potential to further inflame tensions in the region

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