People sit outside the Costa Coffee in Hamra, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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A military tribunal has postponed the trial of the would-be Costa Coffee bomber to allow for an examination into his psychological state at the time of his attempted attack on the popular coffee chain in 2017 .Gen. Hussein Abdullah, adjourned Omar al-Assi's trial after a session held Wednesday intended to end the trial and issue a verdict, after the hearings of the military prosecution and defense attorney Fadia Shadid.On Jan. 21, 2017, Army Intelligence arrested Assi and prevented a planned suicide attack at Costa Coffee in Hamra.
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