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27 Years After Lockerbie Bombing, 2 New Suspects IDed

Scotland, US want to interview Libyans they say worked with al-Megrahi

(Newser) - Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the sole suspect convicted for the 1988 bombing that brought down Pan Am Flight 103, killing 270 people, died in 2012 —but now Scotland and the US say they've set their sights on two other Libyans they want to question in the attack, the BBC... More »

Iranian Hit Squad Hid Bombs in Radios

Bangkok devices match those used in India, Georgia attacks

(Newser) - The suspected Iranian hit squad busted in Bangkok last week made cheap portable radios into bombs that they intended to use against Israeli targets, authorities say. Experts say the bombs are nearly identical to those attached to vehicles in attacks in India and the republic of Georgia , ABC reports. After... More »

Iranian Bomb Suspects Partied With Prostitutes

They spent two days at Thai 'sex resort,' say officials

(Newser) - Three Iranians suspected of plotting Bangkok bomb attacks on Israeli diplomats arranged to meet women as they planned their missions—and they weren't 72 virgins . They spent hours over two nights partying with prostitutes at a Thai beach resort in Pattaya, known for its sex industry, say authorities. One... More »

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