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Egyptian Elections, Part VIII: Bleak Prospects
The results of the runoff election between Ahmed Shafiq (unacknowledged but obvious candidate of SCAF, the military junta) and Mohammed Morsi (the candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood) are due to be ...
angry marmot 06/22/2012 15 8 - 83
Egpytian Parliament Dissolved: Military in Control?
Breaking News out of Egypt. The Egyptian High Court has ruled that the elections that took place last year were unconstitutional and, as a result, the legislature may be suspended as a large group ...
campionrules 06/14/2012 34 21 - 187
Egyptian Elections, Part V: Election Days are Here
Voting in the first round of Egypt's presidential election has begun today across the country's twenty-seven governorates and will continue tomorrow, with polling-stations open from 8:00 AM to 8:00 ...
angry marmot 05/24/2012 18 24 - 158
FY2013: "Middle East and North Africa Incentive Fund"
Within the $51.6 billion slated for funding the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in President Obama's proposed budget for FY2013 is a request for $770 ...
angry marmot 02/14/2012 9 10 - 96
Tweets from Homs, Syria.
As Reuters today reports Syrian forces bombarded districts of the city of Homs in their drive to crush a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad... "Tens of shabbiha (militiamen loyal to Assad) ...
jpmassar 02/14/2012 118 46 1 506
"The days of blank checks [to the Egyptian military] are over"
Thus wrote Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) in remarks entitled Troubling Signs on Egypt's ...
angry marmot 02/06/2012 27 17 - 157
Russia, China veto Security Council resolution condemning Syrian crackdown
CNN: A U.N. Security Council draft resolution intended to pressure Syria to end its months-long crackdown on anti-government demonstrators failed on Saturday after China and Russia ...
kestrel9000 02/04/2012 20 12 - 124
Breaking the Silence - A Bahraini protester speaks...
The 14th February sees the first anniversary of the Bahraini protests and yet, despite the ongoing nature of these protests and despite the increasing reports of violence, torture and random ...
Maianewley 02/02/2012 29 10 1 238
Hamas Leader Khaled Mashal Leaving Damascus for Cairo?
Turkish media are reporting that Hamas leader Khaled Mashal has left Damascus, and that Hamas will now be based in Cairo, or Amman, or Qatar - depending on whichever of the many conflicting rumors ...
InAntalya 01/28/2012 12 8 - 153
President Obama's SOTU Remarks on "The Arab Spring"
In general, I was impressed by President Obama's State of the Union speech last night. Others here—many more qualified than I—have commented and will continue to comment on various aspects (...
angry marmot 01/27/2012 6 15 - 117
Occupy Egypt:Kazeboon=Liars music Video
TRIGGER WARNING images of violent oppression.
Horace Boothroyd III 01/25/2012 2 2 - 39
Witnessing Revolution #273: Egypt, One Year After Taking Tahrir
Welcome to the 273rd Witnessing Revolution Liveblog bearing witness to the populist anti-authoritarian and/or pro-democracy movements in the Middle East and North Africa (
UnaSpenser 01/25/2012 16 25 - 130
Is This Single-Payer-Universal-He​alth-Care?
I don’t really understand the details of the health-care reform battle which is going on in the U.S. - I understand the objective but I don’t understand in detail what is happening.
InAntalya 01/18/2012 9 13 - 146
Hitchens' One Troubling Legacy: Islamofascism
The death of Christopher Hitchens is a loss to the world of letters for, as the many eulogies over the last week have proven, he was clearly a stylish writer, a fantastic orator, and from the ...
Brit 12/30/2011 139 49 - 494
Foreigners Causing Riots in Egypt
So have Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri and the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, the military junta led by Field Marshall Mohammed Tantawi, ...
unspeakable 12/18/2011 28 25 - 217
Political Music and the One Year Anniversary of the Arab Spring
Exactly one year ago today, a young man from Tunisia by the name of Mohamed Bouazizi lit himself on fire in protest of the harassment and humiliation he received from government officials for being ...
unspeakable 12/17/2011 34 26 1 230
Updated:Egyptian Protesters at Occupy the Cabinet Poisoned with Tainted Food Donations
This started happening immediately. Can anyone provide information if any food borne illnesses create symptoms so soo after ingeston? “
Horace Boothroyd III 12/14/2011 10 24 - 164
Cairo "brave five" refuse to unload American made Tear Gas
This is the kind of solidarity action needed across the world to shut down the weapons industries: CAIRO: The ...
scorpiorising 11/30/2011 17 36 - 143
Yemen's dictator decides to avoid Going Gaddafi
Given that Ben Ali is a free man living the good life in Saudi Arabia while Hosni Mubarak is rotting in jail and Muommar Gaddafi is pushing up daisies, it shouldn't be surprising ...
Geekesque 11/23/2011 6 16 2 99
Thousands Storm Back to Tahrir Demanding Democracy, 11 Dead
Today, Egypt's military leaders met and decided to crack down on protesters ...
FishOutofWater 11/20/2011 63 98 1 387
The Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon Timeline 1918 - 1946 Part VI
As World War I ended, the commander of the British forces in the region, General Allenby, divided the occupied Arab territories of the Ottoman Empire under his command into four districts, OETA North,
InAntalya 11/20/2011 4 9 - 113
#N20 Tahrir Battles Rage On
Scene at Tahrir Square earlier after police raid as protestors flood ...
boatsie 11/20/2011 38 30 - 98
Update: WarZONE @ Tahrir 2nd Day
Protestors stand their ground against police assault @ Tahrir Square night of Nov.19. Photo by Mosa'ab Elshamy.
boatsie 11/20/2011 55 42 1 200
Egyptian Elections, Part II
In a diary... er, post... published last Thursday ( Egyptian Elections, Part I ), I attempted 1) to draw ...
angry marmot 11/11/2011 11 28 2 184
Egyptian Elections, Part I
With very few exceptions, domestic political developments in Egypt have fallen off the radar of much of the Western media. Post-Mubarak Egypt, much like post-Ben Ali Tunisia, has become more of a ...
angry marmot 11/03/2011 31 41 - 277
The First Free Tunisian Elections
Tunisia is where it all started. Before Egypt, before Libya, before Spain, before even OWS, the Tunisians were the ones who rose up in the last weeks of 2010 against the economic malpractice and ...
unspeakable 10/31/2011 22 38 1 165
Libya - After the Revolution
This diary is a follow-up to one I published here last week, here: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/10/20/1028345/-Tripoli-Celebrates!?via=blog_583176 Some readers suggested that I continue ...
ivorybill 10/30/2011 22 19 - 113
Musings on the Tunisian Elections
So, I've spent much of the last week following the Tunisian elections and providing updates on the elections for the ...
angry marmot 10/29/2011 20 37 - 249
The Copts and Egypt's Military Regime
Three days ago, Egypt saw its worst sectarian episode since the beginning of the uprising that brought down former president Hosni Mubarak, as Egyptian Copts were attacked in the streets of Cairo. ...
unspeakable 10/13/2011 43 34 1 289
Witnessing Revolution #258-Arab Spring
Note from the editors: UnaSpenser and I have been very involved in the #occupy movements in our own cities. Obviously this has caused a huge disruption not ...
JustJennifer 10/08/2011 94 21 1 234
#OccupyBoston: learning together
The other day, I wrote about my early experiences of #OccupyBoston and the potentially ...
UnaSpenser 10/07/2011 23 27 1 126
from #OccupyWallStreet to #OccupyBoston : lessons
I left New York, sadly, on Wednesday and took the bus back to Boston. I came home exhausted and inspired and, apparently, invaded by some virus. I had intended to immediately involve myself in #...
UnaSpenser 10/04/2011 22 30 3 154
Prominent M.E. Bloggers say Arab Spring has spread to the West, all the way to Wall Street
A movement that now has oligarchies all around the world worried started in the obscure Tunisian backwater town of Sidi Bouzid last December 17th when vegetable vendor Mohamed Bouazizi doused ...
Lefty Coaster 10/04/2011 23 31 1 150
Witnessing #occupywallstreet: the power .... of the people ... 's mic
This morning, I awoke, in Boston, in a contemplative state. I chuckled internally when I realized that.....I was thinking (echo)....in short (echo)...small (echo).... bursts of (echo)....syllables (...
UnaSpenser 09/29/2011 19 60 3 202
Witnessing #occupywallstreet: my 2nd day
Monday was my second day in Liberty Square. I headed out at about noon and was there until nearly midnight. I'll share some of my experiences and observations before I head out again this morning. ...
UnaSpenser 09/28/2011 70 199 2 653
Witnessing Revolution #257 Arab Spring
You are in the 257th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
JustJennifer 09/27/2011 202 19 - 410
Witnessing #occupywallstreet #6: my first day
Yesterday, I arrived in New York City - 2 hours later than planned due to a broken down bus - and made my way to Liberty Square at about 5pm. I'll jot down a few notes from my early observations and ...
UnaSpenser 09/26/2011 49 90 1 363
Saudi Arabian Women Gain Right To Vote!
In February of this year , a group of women marched into a voter ...
terra 09/25/2011 39 50 - 252
Witnessing Revolution #256 Arab Spring
You are in the 256th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
JustJennifer 09/22/2011 156 33 - 382
Witnessing #OccupyWallStreet #5
#OccupyWallStreet is underway and we're liveblogging it in solidarity.
UnaSpenser 09/21/2011 26 109 2 382
OccupyWallStreet Protest 9/19
8:25PM EST The NYPD is getting more active with harassment of the protesters. They confiscated the gasoline for the media centers generator. They are reporting that the park is completely ...
TBug 09/20/2011 7 34 - 178
#OCCUPYWALLST -- FINAL UPDATE -- This is What YOU Can Do Right Now! -MEDIA FUND Established! -Upd x7
UPDATE X7! In less than 9 hours , and with suggested donations of $9.17 , we hit our initial goal of $1000!!
HankNYNY 09/19/2011 128 181 6 1116
Witnessing #OccupyWallStreet #4: Send blankets, Updated #2
#OccupyWallStreet is underway and we're liveblogging it in solidarity.
UnaSpenser 09/19/2011 95 130 3 690
Witnessing #OccupyWallStreet #3: Cheer Them On!
#OccupyWallStreet is underway and we're liveblogging it in solidarity.
UnaSpenser 09/18/2011 254 287 5 1701
Witnessing Revolution #255
You are in the 255th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
JustJennifer 09/17/2011 181 29 1 385
Updates: occupywallstreet Protesters are going to camp overnight
Update 5 via:http://www.sparrowmedia.net/2011/09/occupy-wall-street/ 9/17, 11:18pm EST — Police cut power to park & plaza in effort to slow mobile device reporting.♦ 9/17, 11:18pm EST — ...
TBug 09/17/2011 57 150 3 978
#OccupyWallstreet #takewallstreet #yeswecamp #USDaysofRage #IwillOccupy #Sept17
Tay 09/17/2011 378 206 7 1862
Witnessing Revolution #254
You are in the 254th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
UnaSpenser 09/14/2011 93 37 - 259
Witnessing Revolution #253
You are in the 253rd Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
UnaSpenser 09/10/2011 225 67 1 521
1,000 Tables -- Come Witness a Society Determined to Transform Itself at the Behest of Its Youth
I am in tears. For inspiringly, the symbolic democratization of a protest movement occurred tonight as thousands of citizens across Israel gathered around tables, determined to talk, to transform ...
David Harris Gershon 09/10/2011 30 35 2 231
BREAKING: Israel's Embassy in Cairo Stormed, Ambassador Flees Egypt, 180 Injured in Clashes
Hundreds of Egyptians have torn down a wall surrounding the Israeli embassy and stormed its complex, with conflicting reports coming in about Egyptian security personnel fleeing the scene.
David Harris Gershon 09/10/2011 393 64 4 1022
"Israel Won't Attack Us Like This!"
Massive protests today in Syria are again being violently suppressed as Syrians appeal to the international community for protection. And today, a startling video is circulating, a video ...
David Harris Gershon 09/09/2011 115 43 2 391
Hundreds of Protesters Storming City Hall After Evictions & Demolitions of Tent Encampments
The buoyant mood following the largest protest in Israel's history is morphing into rage after protesters were evicted from their tents and several encampments were demolished by police and ...
David Harris Gershon 09/08/2011 27 34 - 232
Joe Trippi Offering His Services to Murderers
Joe Trippi, former Dean campaign manager, is now doing PR work for the Bahraini regime . The ...
unspeakable 09/08/2011 31 31 - 204
Israel steps up construction in settlements; Settlers step up attacks
As a Palestinian bid for recognition at the UN nears, Israel is responding by massively increasing construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem settlements. [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/...
weasel 09/07/2011 53 36 - 258
Witnessing Revolution #252
You are in the 252nd Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
JustJennifer 09/06/2011 310 39 1 530
The Arab Spring and the Dawn of the Solar Century
Many have been wondering what the effects of the Arab Spring in North Africa on renewables would be. There were plans in place to considerably boost renewables in North African countries, and then ...
Lawrence 09/05/2011 29 34 3 163
My Mind Was Blown By What I Witnessed Last Night – Come See It With Me
The largest protest in Israel's history – in which 500,000 people flooded public spaces across the country – has altered the fate of a nation. A new Israel is emerging, and the youth are ...
David Harris Gershon 09/04/2011 294 528 25 3979
The Fate of Israel May Be Decided Tomorrow
Accidentally deleted. Sorry! | After eight weeks of non-stop protests, Israel's social justice movement hopes to conclude its street rallies with the largest protest in Israel's history:
David Harris Gershon 09/04/2011 87 100 3 825
BREAKING: A Million in the Streets - Today Will Change Israel Forever | LiveBlog
It's happening. Now. After 53 days of protests, Israel's social justice movement is holding its final rally, hoping it will be the largest in Israel's history . Hoping it will change ...
David Harris Gershon 09/03/2011 266 312 10 2598
Witnessing Revolution #251
You are in the 251st Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
JustJennifer 09/02/2011 341 49 1 649
Witnessing META: ideas for content and operations
We're in our 250th Witnessing Revolution diary as I write this. Periodically, we step back and think about how we can improve our presentation and our behind the scenes processes, whilst maintaining ...
UnaSpenser 09/01/2011 22 32 2 127
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simone daud 08/31/2011 34 30 - 444
Witnessing Revolution #250: Algeria Harbors Gadaffi family, FF's still fighting for Sirte and Sabha
You are in the 250th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/29/2011 539 67 1 936
Witnessing Revolution #249: Arab Renaissance Update
You are in the 249th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
JustJennifer 08/27/2011 367 58 1 752
Israel's Massive Protests are BACK! 30,000 Marching After Week of Violence w/ Million March Next
With bombs falling in Gaza and rockets in Southern Israel, many feared violence would destroy Israel's protest movement. Tonight, Israelis are showing their resolve under the banner of "Until We Win"
David Harris Gershon 08/27/2011 60 45 1 245
Witnessing Revolution #248: Gadaffi escape? Hana lives? NTC in Tripoli.
You are in the 248th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/27/2011 245 99 2 836
Witnessing Revolution #247: Arab Spring update
You are in the 247th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
UnaSpenser 08/26/2011 237 68 2 692
Witnessing Revolution #246: still fighting while beginning to restore Tripoli
You are in the 246th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/25/2011 338 80 1 926
Witnessing Revolution #245: Fighting, atrocities and change in Libya
You are in the 245th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/25/2011 311 80 2 736
Witnessing Revolution #244: Libya: Journalists freed, another defection
You are in the 244th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
JustJennifer 08/24/2011 288 70 1 935
Witnessing Revolution #243: Libya-SCUD missiles, grad rockets, journalists as hostages
You are in the 243rd Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/24/2011 261 92 2 705
Witnessing Revolution #242: Battle of Tripoli continues
You are in the 242nd Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/23/2011 372 92 2 758
Witnessing Revolution #241: full Arab Spring updates
You are in the 241st Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
UnaSpenser 08/23/2011 221 78 1 555
Witnessing Revolution #240: Libyans have entered Bab Alziziya
You are in the 240th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/23/2011 206 95 2 858
Witnessing Revolution #239: Do the Gaddafis Even Matter Anymore?
You are in the 239th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/23/2011 307 97 3 933
I stopped a "total war" today (and so did you)
As readers almost certainly know, there has been bloody fighting between Israel, Egypt, and Palestine in the last week. Following a bloody attack into southern Israel which Israel blamed on ...
weasel 08/23/2011 62 35 - 389
Witnessing Revolution #238: Fighting continues in Libya
You are in the 238th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
JustJennifer 08/22/2011 257 105 1 999
Witnessing Revolution #237: Fighting continues in Libya
You are in the 237th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/22/2011 335 119 3 1022
Libya in transition
When major events happen in the Middle East, I always check out Professor Juan Cole :
Greg Dworkin 08/22/2011 50 18 - 170
Israel's Protests Are Eroding the Principal of Separation - Show Possibility of Arab/Jewish State
As increasing numbers of Arab citizens join the social justice protests, working cooperatively with Israeli Jews on common political goals, the principal of separation is slowly eroding in Israel. ...
David Harris Gershon 08/22/2011 109 26 - 372
Witnessing Revolution #236: Libya NTC Rejects Notion of NATO Bases
You are in the 236th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/22/2011 247 89 2 819
Witnessing Revolution #235: Libya Celebrating, Seeking Gaddafi
You are in the 235th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
JustJennifer 08/21/2011 363 178 3 1882
Witnessing Revolution #234: Libya Celebrating, Seeking Gaddafi
You are in the #233rd Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding ...
UnaSpenser 08/21/2011 371 137 2 1527
Witnessing Revolution #233: Zero Hour for Libya is really here
You are in the #233rd Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding ...
UnaSpenser 08/21/2011 303 104 2 1492
Witnessing Revolution #232 - Battle of Tripoli continues
You are in the #232nd Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding ...
JustJennifer 08/21/2011 281 71 1 889
Witnessing Revolution Live Blog #231 - Libya
You are in the #231st Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding ...
JustJennifer 08/21/2011 297 95 2 965
Witnesssing Revolution #230: Battle of Tripoli continues
You are in the 230th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/21/2011 320 114 4 985
Witnessing Revolution Live Blog #229 - Libya
You are in the 229th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
JustJennifer 08/20/2011 194 118 2 1160
10,000 in TLV Chant "Jews & Arabs Refuse to be Enemies!" as Israel and Gaza Face Intense Shelling
Today has been, and continues to become, a tragic one in Israel and Gaza, with the dead and injured still being counted on both sides. In the face of this madness, a remarkable scene emerged at ...
David Harris Gershon 08/20/2011 162 64 - 535
Witnessing Revolution Diary #228: Battle of Tripoli continues
You are in the 228th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. This is a special edition to cover the unfolding events ...
UnaSpenser 08/20/2011 267 125 2 1608
Breaking: The Battle For Tripoli Has Begun. W/ Updates. "All Hell Has Broken Out in Tripoli."
Further coverage in a new diary by ...
jpmassar 08/20/2011 301 217 3 2706
Witnessing Revolution #227: Battle of Tripoli or #MermaidDawn
You are in the 227th Witness Revolution diary, bearing witness to pro-democracy movements in North Africa, the Middle East and beyond. We aim here to simply report, from as many reliable worldwide ...
UnaSpenser 08/20/2011 81 133 4 816
Israel/Palestine News
Gaza militants attacked a bus, an IDF vehicle, & a car on the road to Eilat, leading to airstrikes on Gaza.
Friendlystranger 08/19/2011 21 25 - 139
The Coming Siege of Tripoli? Updated.
It's been a long road from the Halls of Montezuma outskirts of Benghazi for the rebel forces in Libya. But amidst reports ...
jpmassar 08/19/2011 23 25 - 156
With Gaza Under "Major Assault," Israel's Protesters Respond Defiantly: We Will March W/ Candles
With so much pain and suffering that has occurred (and is still occurring) today in Israel/Palestine, it's difficult to even write. However, I have been inspired to do so by a few glimmers of ...
David Harris Gershon 08/18/2011 185 57 1 707
BREAKING: Multiple Terror Attacks Hit Israel, Mortars Fired From Egypt - IDF Bombing Gaza
Terrorists have fired upon a civilian Israeli bus in the southern part of the country and fired anti-tank artillery from Egypt, killing several. Information is still coming. This ...
David Harris Gershon 08/18/2011 211 39 1 763
Israel Arrests/Detains Al Jazeera's Kabul Bureau Chief in West Bank After Visiting Family
Humans rights and press freedom groups are concerned after the detention of Samer Allawi, a senior Palestinian journalist at Al Jazeera in Afghanistan, who Israel has detained since August 10. ...
David Harris Gershon 08/16/2011 79 38 - 327
Turkey to Establish Buffer Zone on Syrian Border
CNNTurk has just put up a Breaking News headline stating that Turkey is going to establish a buffer zone on the Syrian border. No other news is available yet so this may turn out to be untrue, but ...
InAntalya 08/16/2011 10 11 - 103
Israel Bombs Gaza After Reported Rocket Attack
With Al Jazeera already reporting civilian injuries, Gaza appears to be blacked out as the IDF continues to bomb several areas in the Strip. The bombing apparently was triggered by a rocket fired ...
David Harris Gershon 08/15/2011 95 52 - 445
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