Kuwait Raises Security Alert Level Of Oil Facilities

Kuwait raised the security alert level at all of its ports, affecting both commercial ports and oil facilities, according to the state-run Kuwait News Agency, quoting a statement from Kuwait’s minister of commerce and industry on Friday.  The decision reflected heightened tensions in the region, particularly over oil infrastructure and seaport facilities, and follows Wednesday’s announcement from Kuwait’s army that it was raising its readiness levels and carry out military exercises amid current regional tensions.  Kuwait’s move comes…