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At least 20 dead, dozens injured in hotel attack in Somalia’s capital

Islamic militants stormed a hotel in Somalia’s capital, engaging in an hour-long battle with security forces that left at least 20 people dead, according to police and witnesses. At least 40 people were injured in the attack late Friday night, and security forces rescued many others, including children, from the scene at Mogadishu’s popular Hayat …

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Australia angered by Indonesia reducing Bali bomber’s sentence : NPR

Umar Patek, center, is shown in Jakarta, Indonesia, Nov. 29, 2011. Tatan Syuflana/AP hide caption toggle the caption Tatan Syuflana/AP Umar Patek, center, is shown in Jakarta, Indonesia, Nov. 29, 2011. Tatan Syuflana/AP CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s leader said Friday that it was an outrage that Indonesia had commuted the jail sentence of the bomb …

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A Dubai court found that mishandling of peroxide caused the 2021 port explosion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Dubai court found that a cargo ship’s mishandling of peroxide caused an explosion at the city-state’s busy Jebel Ali port in 2021, an explosion that was felt in the emirate, a state-linked newspaper reported on Thursday. The Dubai Misdemeanor Court sentenced five crew members aboard the ship to one-month …

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Read A Couple Of Pages Of “The Satanic Verses” By Salman Rushdie, Says Attacker Hadi Matar

“I don’t like him very much,” Hadi Matar said of Salman Rushdie. The man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie said he respected Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini but would not say whether he was inspired by a fatwa issued by the former Iranian leader, according to a New York Post interview published Wednesday. Hadi Matar also told …

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