Month: March 2014

Help the Copts of Egypt
Events

Help the Copts of Egypt

More and more eyes are opened to the pain and injustices around the globe because organizations like Voice of the Copts and others are working together to sharpen the focus on the truth of UNFORTUNATE REALITIES.    Below, Ashraf Ramelah voices his thoughts on the origin of Voice of the […]

Obama May Provide Syrian Rebels with Manpads
News

Obama May Provide Syrian Rebels with Manpads

The Obama administration is considering allowing shipments of new air defense systems to Syrian rebels, a U.S. official said Friday, according to The Associated Press (AP).   President Barack Obama’s possible shift would likely be welcomed by Saudi Arabia, which has been pressing the White House to allow the man-portable […]

The French Railway and the Jews 1943-44
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The French Railway and the Jews 1943-44

Manfred Gerstenfeld interviews Bernard Emsellem, former French State Railway Executive: “In the armistice agreement of June 1940, the SNCF was placed at the entire disposal of the German army” – with tragic results.   “The role of the French state railway SNCF during the Second World War has been both […]

Journalist Killed in Day of Violence in Egypt
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Journalist Killed in Day of Violence in Egypt

Four people, including an Egyptian woman journalist, were killed in Cairo Friday as police clashed with Islamists protesting against ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s presidency bid, a security official told AFP.   The violence erupted in a deeply polarized Egypt as supporters of deposed president Mohammed Morsi took to the […]

Sisi’s Replacement in Egypt Sworn In
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Sisi’s Replacement in Egypt Sworn In

Egypt’s new armed forces chief and defense minister was sworn in on Thursday, a day after Abdel Fattah el-Sisi resigned so he could stand for the presidency.   The BBC reported that Egypt’s interim president Adly Mansour confirmed General Sedki Sobhi’s appointment at the weekly cabinet meeting in Cairo.   […]

Crimea and “Palestine”
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Crimea and “Palestine”

Russia will take sides if there is a Palestinian state.   Over the past few days, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made various military moves which presage an imminent invasion of the Crimea.  Such moves have included Russian forces occupying Crimean military and civilian airports, and landing thousands of highly […]