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Yearbook 2010

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.

2010 Kuwait

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.

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