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Thai police arrest another Iranian national

JTAPublished February 27, 2012

Thai police are holding another Iranian national in connection with a bombing in the capital, Bangkok, Madani Seyed Mehrded, 33, was arrested over the weekend, when it was discovered that he was in the country on an expired visa. Call logs showed that...

Iranian national believed responsible for Thai blasts

JTAPublished February 14, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Iranian national was seriously injured by a bomb he carried shortly after a house he rented in a residential neighborhood of Bangkok exploded. The man had thrown a hand grenade at police as they pursued him Tuesday following the home explosion,...

Bomb-making material found in Bangkok

JTAPublished January 16, 2012

Bomb-making material was found in a shop near Bangkok amid warning of a possible attack on Israelis. Some 400 boxes of urea and ammonium nitrate hidden in boxes for electric fans were discovered Monday in a store about 30 miles south east of Bangkok....

Tha authorities arrest Lebanese man on Israeli tip

JTAPublished January 13, 2012

Thai authorities working with Israel arrested a Lebanese man alleged to have plotted an bombing attack. "A Lebanese suspect from the Hezbollah group has been taken into custody by Thai officials and police are investigating further," Chalerm Yumbumrung,...

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