Monthly Archives: October 2012

Syria rebels have U.S.-made stinger missiles

By | 2012-10-26T00:17:05-04:00 October 26th, 2012|News|

Syrian rebels battling the regime of President Bashar al-Assad have shoulder-launched missile systems, including U.S.-made Stingers, Russia’s top general claimed Wednesday, prompting a strong denial from Washington.   Russian chief of staff General Nikolai Makarov, whose country is the Damascus regime’s top arms supplier and has refused to back the opposition, said it was not

Egypt aims to end late-night shopping to save energy

By | 2012-10-25T23:02:55-04:00 October 25th, 2012|News|

Business has flourished for Cairo’s store owners and itinerant street traders since a popular uprising ushered in 20 months of light-touch law enforcement, but the boom-time may soon be over.    A new government desperate to break with the administrative chaos that followed Hosni Mubarak’s overthrow says it will enforce a national ban on late-night

‘They Watched, and Our People Died’ in Benghazi’

By | 2012-10-25T22:32:15-04:00 October 25th, 2012|News|

An American unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was hovering over the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11 during the attack in which bloodthirsty Al Qaeda-linked terrorists murdered Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others.   The military backup that should have been racing to the scene, launched in response by those monitoring the Predator drone

Obama Loses It

By | 2012-10-25T22:20:54-04:00 October 25th, 2012|News|

They call him Cool Barry and No Drama Obama, but President Barack Obama appears to be losing his nerve in the final fortnight of the race for his second term.   Obama is quoted in an interview for Rolling Stone using the expression "bull****ter" regarding his opponent, Mitt Romney.     In the interview, presidential

Israeli planes bombed weapons factory near Khartoum

By | 2012-10-25T12:59:30-04:00 October 25th, 2012|News|

Sudan said on Wednesday that four planes had bombed a weapons factory in Khartoum the previous night, blaming Israeli for the surprise raids.    “We think Israel did the bombing,” Sudan’s Culture and Information Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman   Sudan said on Wednesday that four planes had bombed a weapons factory in Khartoum the previous

Sudan to UN: Condemn Israel

By | 2012-10-25T12:33:29-04:00 October 25th, 2012|News|

Sudan on Wednesday demanded that the UN Security Council condemn Israel after it accused the Jewish State of carrying out an air attack on a Sudanese weapons factory, AFP reported.   According to the report, Sudan's UN envoy, Daffa-Alla Elhag Ali Osman, also accused Israel of involvement in the Darfur conflict.   Sudan claimed that

Morsi Stands Up for ‘Palestinians’

By | 2012-10-25T12:16:24-04:00 October 25th, 2012|News|

Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi said on Wednesday that Egypt does not accept nor can turn a blind eye to any aggression against Palestinian Authority Arabs, the state-owned news agency MENA reported.   “We don’t accept that people of Palestine are besieged,” Morsi was quoted as having said during an Endowments Ministry celebration of Preachers’ Day.

Israeli Heron UAV Passes Latin America Flight Test

By | 2012-10-25T12:04:10-04:00 October 25th, 2012|News|

Israel's Heron UAV has passed its latest flight test, a long-range mission across the Andes. The drone, produced by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), performed the demonstration last month using satellite communications for control and activation, the firm said.   During its flight, the Heron carried a synthetic aperture radar payload, electro-optical/infrared sensor and a communications