Monthly Archives: March 2011

What Western Protesters Can Learn from the People of the Middle East–third and final

Via By Richard Edmondson Quiz: 1.     What foreign lobby over the past three decades has consciously and deliberately allied itself with some of the most right wing elements in American society? 2.     What foreign lobby has backed political candidates … Continue reading

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>Bardawil: Abbas dealt evasively with Hamas’s reconciliation initiative

>[ 31/03/2011 – 10:12 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– De facto president Mahmoud Abbas dealt evasively with Hamas Movement’s initiative for ending the internal division through giving partial ideas away from the essential points that have been unresolved for four years, … Continue reading

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>Corruption investigations begin in post-Mubarak Egypt

>Emad Mekay, The Electronic Intifada, 31 March 2011 CAIRO, Egypt (IPS) – Egyptian authorities have opened dozens of criminal investigations into hundreds of millions of dollars worth of public land contracts that were awarded illegally to real estate developers associated … Continue reading

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>Joshua Landis: Syrians want deep political and economic reform but fear ethnic civil war

> River to Sea Uprooted Palestinian

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>Hamas meets with Supreme Council ruling Egypt

> [ 31/03/2011 – 10:08 AM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– A delegation of Hamas led by Mahmoud Zahar has met with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, which received power in Egypt following the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak, … Continue reading

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>The language of liberal war

>Tarak Barkawi, The Electronic Intifada, 30 March 2011 A US naval destroyer in the Mediterranean Sea fires a Tomahawk cruise missile at Libya. (AFP Photo) (IPS) – Phantasms from the 1990s are upon us: no-fly zones; the rhetoric of humanitarian … Continue reading

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>IOA planning to expropriate 662 Palestinian dunums in OJ

> [ 31/03/2011 – 09:02 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) is planning to confiscate 662 dunums of Palestinian land between Tur and Aissawayia villages in occupied Jerusalem. The Israeli Ir Amim organization, specialized in monitoring … Continue reading

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>Neocons Target Assad Regime

> Posted: March 31, 2011 by crescentandcross by Jim Lobe, March 31, 2011 Despite the clear opposition the Obama administration and apparent ambivalence on the part of the right-wing government in Israel, neoconservative hawks here have set their sights on … Continue reading

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>IOF troops re-detain MP Mohammed Badr

>[ 31/03/2011 – 08:55 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnapped Palestinian MP Mohammed Maher Badr at dawn Thursday from his home in Al-Khalil city. Family of Badr said that the soldiers broke into their home at 2 … Continue reading

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>Assad Forms Panel to Study Lifting Emergency Law

> Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has set up a committee to look into replacing a decades-old emergency law with anti-terrorism legislation. The state news agency SANA said on Thursday the panel would study and prepare “legislation, including protecting the nation’s … Continue reading

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