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Accused parliament arsonist, Zandile Mafe back in court

LOCAL Alleged parliament arsonist Zandile Mafe is expected to appear at the Cape Town Magistrates’ Court today following the January torching of the national Parliament. The state alleges that he broke into parliament with intent to commit terrorism and theft. He’s also facing charges of arson and other additional charges of[…]

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Israeli forces raze Jerusalem homes, leaving 40 Palestinians destitute

INTERNATIONAL More than 40 Palestinians were made homeless on Tuesday after Israeli forces razed their homes in occupied East Jerusalem. Early in the morning, Israeli forces and bulldozers arrived at the Silwan town and removed residents of a three-storey building owned by the Rajabi family ahead of its demolition. Residents had little time to move their belongings, an[…]

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West Bank: Israeli troops kill Palestinian Al Jazeera journalist during Jenin raid

INTERNATIONAL Israeli forces shot and killed a senior Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent during an army raid on Wednesday in Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, the Qatar-based news channel and Palestinian Health Ministry said. Wearing a press vest, Palestinian Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was shot in the head during her coverage of the incursion and was transferred to[…]

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