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Beacon Valley rocked by house bombing

The community of Beacon Valley in Mitchell’s Plain was shocked when an alleged drug house in the area was bombed late on Monday night. A facebook page, ‘Mitchell’s Plain Gangwatch’ was abuzz after the incident, which people described as a big bang that left a house in the area without[…]

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Statements begin in 1998 embassy bombings trial

Opening statements are likely in the trial of a man charged in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa. Khaled al-Fawwaz is being tried alone after one co-defendant pleaded guilty and another died this month. The attacks in Kenya and Tanzania killed 224 people, including a dozen Americans. Al-Fawwaz[…]

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Al-Shabab claims deadly Mogadishu bombing

At least four people have been killed in a car-bomb attack close to the heavily fortified gates of the airport in Mogadishu, Somali police say. Both the airport and the adjoining UN mission have been frequently targeted in the past by the Somali armed group al-Shabab, which is fighting to[…]

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KSA sentences 3 to death over terror attacks

A Saudi court Monday passed death sentences on three men over deadly  attacks in 2003 and 2004 that targeted foreign residents of the kingdom, the official Saudi Press Agency reported. The three were convicted of involvement in a 2003 suicide bombing on a residential compound in the capital Riyadh and[…]

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