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Egypt arrests church bombings suspect

Cairo, Egypt | AFP |  Egyptian police on Tuesday arrested a man wanted for alleged involvement in twin church bombings this month claimed by the Islamic State group, an official said. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Ali Mahmoud Mohamed Hassan, one of 19 suspects whose names police made public …

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Acquitted terror suspects re-arrested, face fresh charges

The five suspects, acquitted in the 2010 bombing trial, have been re-arresed over fresh allegations. The five, Omar Awadhi Omar, Mohammad Hamid Suleiman alias  Abu Zainab, Abubakaer Batemyeto, Dr Ismail Kalule and Yahaya Suleiman Mbuthia, while at Luzira Upper prisons, allegedly created  documents and materials connected with preparations to facilitate, …

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Uganda 2010 bombing mastermind found guilty

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | The Ugandan ringleader of a 2010 bombing by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab that killed 76 people in Kampala was found guilty along with six accomplices on Thursday of masterminding one of the region’s worst attacks in decades. Twin suicide blasts claimed by Somalia’s Shebab targeted football …

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