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Palestinians slam US policy reversal on Israeli settlements

Palestinians, rights groups, politicians and others have sharply criticised the Trump administration after it announced the United States was no longer considered Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank “inconsistent” with international law. “After carefully studying all sides of the legal debate, this administration agrees … (the) establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the[…]

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Iranian commander chides US for ‘failed plot’ citing protests

An Iranian militia commander has accused the United States of instigating unrest in the country as protests erupted across Iran over a shock decision to increase petrol prices. “America’s plot failed,” said Brigadier-General Gholamreza Soleimani, commander of the Basij militia, a volunteer force loyal to the establishment, according to semi-official news agency ISNA. Demonstrations broke out on[…]

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What Cape Town’s new number plates will look like

The Mother City will soon have to move over to a new number plate system and locals will have to say goodbye to the CAA number plates. A provincial gazette published this past Friday, November 15 reveals interesting new information about what Capetonians can expect from the new system. These[…]

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Teen’s rape captured on camera

Police in the Southern Cape say an 18-year old learner from Mossel Bay was allegedly raped at a house party over the weekend and a video of the incident was shared online. It is alleged that the girl had passed out when two 18-year-old boys sexually assaulted her. Police say the incident[…]

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SAA board should be held to account: Numsa

The National Union of Metalworkers (Numsa) says the South African Airline (SAA) board needs to be held to account too and not just the workers for the challenges that the airline is facing. Workers at the state owned airline have been on strike since Friday over wages and the possibility of retrenchments.[…]

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Double murder on Durban’s beachfront

Police are investigating the death of a couple on Durban’s beachfront. Two bodies were discovered by a passer-by who was collecting pieces of scrap paper and bottles. According to reports, one of the bodies still had a knife lodged in the chest area. READ: Rape suspect linked to Hess double murder[…]

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