Kuwait. In May, Kuwaiti security police revealed a spy
cell acting on behalf of Iran. According to newspaper
reports, the spies had passed on information about the
Kuwaiti army and about US troops based in Kuwait to the
Iranian Revolutionary Guard. According to
COUNTRYAAH, a number of the suspects were
arrested and six, including a woman, were tried in August.
Iran denied the information.
In April, the American human rights organization Human
Rights Watch reported that 21 Egyptians, supporters of
Egyptian opposition politician Mohamed ElBaradei, had been
expelled and that about the same number had been arrested.
A 23-year-old woman was sentenced to death in March for
causing a fire in 2009 that claimed the lives of 57 women
and children at her husband's wedding with a second woman.
The convicted refused the charge.