Monthly Archives: July 2013

Polio Virus and the Contamination of Israel’s Aquifers

By | 2013-07-31T11:03:25+00:00 July 31st, 2013|Op-Eds|

The polio virus has been found in Israel's water. Its source is not hard to find. The Health Ministry has decided to innoculate 200,000 Israeli children living in the south of the country. This is just the beginning.   Israel gave up Gaza, and the Hamas genocidally rocketed pre-1967 Israel-Sderot and Ashkelon.  Israel gave up

EU envoy visits Mursi in custody amid heightened tensions

By | 2013-07-30T19:55:56+00:00 July 30th, 2013|News|

  Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Mursi was paid a visit by EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, her spokeswoman said on Tuesday.   Ashton met Mursi "for two hours," her spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic told AFP.    Other sources told the news agency that Ashton had left Cairo in a military helicopter heading to the undisclosed

Jordanian King Pledges to Fight “Judaization of Jerusalem”

By | 2013-07-30T19:42:37+00:00 July 30th, 2013|News|

Jordanian King Abdullah II added fuel to the ongoing debate over Jerusalem and the Temple Mount Sunday, when he told visiting Muslim and Christian dignitaries from Jerusalem that he will continue his efforts to “safeguard” Islamic and Christian sites in the holy city of Jerusalem from what he termed "Judaization."   The Hashemite monarch also

White House Condemns Egypt Violence, Won’t Suspend Aid

By | 2013-07-30T19:23:25+00:00 July 30th, 2013|News|

The White House condemned on Monday the "bloodshed and violence" in Egypt  but took no immediate steps to suspend U.S. military assistance to the country, Al Arabiya reported.   White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the weekend violence, in which 80 people were killed in Cairo, sets back the process of democratization in Egypt and

Laughing thugs poured acid over mother as she walked her six-year-old twins home from school

By | 2013-07-29T12:19:21+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Islam|

A gang who laughed as they doused a woman in acid while she walked her six-year-old twins home from school have been jailed for a total of 44 years.   The attackers was heard laughing as the noxious liquid was sprayed at the screaming mother in front of her two boys outside Upton Cross Primary

Egypt Headed toward Bloody Monday, Tuesday?

By | 2013-07-29T11:42:31+00:00 July 29th, 2013|News|

  Supporters of Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi have called for protest marches to be held Monday and Tuesday, raising the possibility of further bloodshed, after 72 Morsi supporters were killed Saturday.   Marches toward security buildings are being held on Monday, and a "million-person march" against his ouster to be held on Tuesday.  

Egypt’s defense council warns protesters of ‘decisive, firm’ action

By | 2013-07-29T11:22:59+00:00 July 29th, 2013|News|

Egypt’s National Defense Council on Sunday warned supporters of ousted President Mohammad Mursi that security forces would take “decisive and firm” action if protesters overstepped their rights.   The council called on protesters “not to exceed their rights to peaceful, responsible expression of their opinions,” warning that they would face “decisive and firm decisions and

Egyptian Army Launches Operation ‘Desert Storm’

By | 2013-07-28T21:41:41+00:00 July 28th, 2013|News|

The Egyptian Army has launched Operation ‘Desert Storm’ in a bid to restore order to the lawless Sinai Peninsula, where an undetermined number of terrorist groups have set up bases, military sources said Saturday.   At least 20 Egyptian police officers and soldiers were killed since the ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi in clashes