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The quiet influence of Kuwait’s Salafis

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(Khalid Al-Sultan (R), a member of Kuwait's parliament, speaks to fellow opposition lawmakers at a protest rally in Kuwait City June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Stephanie McGehee)

When Salafi Islamists objected to a youth forum on politics and religion in Kuwait earlier this year they took to Twitter and other media, but not to the streets.

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      "Sylvia covers energy, political and financial news from Kuwait as part of the Reuters Gulf reporting team. She joined Reuters as a graduate trainee in 2006 and has been based in London, Berlin, Frankfurt and Vienna and has reported from South Korea, Tunisia and Iraq. She moved to Kuwait in 2012."
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