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For the football (soccer) club based in this city, see Al Kazma Kuwait; for the village in Azerbaijan, see Qazma.

Kazma (Arabic: كاظمة‎) is a city in Kuwait. It is located in Al Jahra Governorate, 40 km north of Kuwait City, the capital of Kuwait. It is a city with a long history, known to Persians and Arabs since the Sassanid, Jahiliyyah and the early Islamic eras. It was also the home of the Iad and Banu Wa'el tribes. The Battle of Chains which occurred on it was a historical battle that happened between Muslims (led by Khalid ibn al-Walid) and the Persian Empire, on April 633.

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