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The War on Freedom – How and Why America Was Attacked


Ahmed – The War on Freedom – How and Why America Was Attacked [911, WTC, Bush, Neocons] (2002) Advertisements

Watchdogs urge Iraq to end media harassment


From Reuters * Groups urge govt to end intimidation, lawsuits * Urge govt to push U.S. forces to free Reuters photographer BAGHDAD, June 11 (Reuters) – Media watchdogs have urged Iraq’s government to end harassment and intimidation of journalists and push for the release of a freelance photographer working for Reuters, who is being held […]

WHO getting close to declaring H1N1 pandemic


Fom Reuters GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization is getting close to declaring a full H1N1 influenza pandemic but wants to make sure countries are well prepared for such a move to prevent a panic, its top flu expert said Tuesday. Keiji Fukuda, acting WHO assistant director-general, voiced concern at the sustained spread of […]

Feeling The Hate In Jerusalem on the Eve of Obama’s Speech in Cairo


From Max Blumenthal Posted by Max in June 4th 2009 Max Blumenthal writes: On the eve of President Barack Obama’s address to the Muslim world from Cairo, Egypt, I stepped out onto the streets of Jerusalem with my friend Joseph Dana to interview young Israelis and American Jews about their reaction to the speech. We encountered rowdy groups […]

US contractors arrested in Iraq


From Al Jazeera Five US contractors have been arrested by Iraqi police in connection with the murder of a colleague, officials have said. If the men appear in court, it would be the first time American citizens face Iraqi justice since a bilateral security pact came into force in January. A US embassy spokesman said no formal charges […]

Lebanon votes in general election


From Al Jazeera Lebanon’s citizens are going to the polls in a general election that will decide the shape of the government for the next four years and could see a Hezbollah-led coalition win a parliamentary majority. Long queues spilled onto streets near some polling centres in Beirut, the Lebanese capital, on Sunday, and some voters […]

ANALYSIS-Settlements row with U.S. may cloud Israeli economy


Source: Reuters/Alertnet * Settlements row could threaten U.S. fiscal support * Loan guarantees, defence aid potential targets * Netanyahu likely to put economy first-analysts By Dan Williams TEL AVIV, June 7 (Reuters) – Israel’s economy, unscathed by costly wars in Lebanon and Gaza, faces a new challenge, this time from an ally — the United […]

Vaccines can protect millions of children from diarrhoeal disease


Source: World Health Organization (WHO) GENEVA/SEATTLE — WHO has recommended that rotavirus vaccination be included in all national immunization programmes to provide protection against a virus that is responsible for more than 500 000 diarrhoeal deaths and 2 million hospitalizations every year among children. More than 85% of these deaths occur in developing countries in […]

Don’t shit in your trouser!


:: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: From Who dispatch This one I get: The World Health Organization says a vaccine which can prevent a diarrhoea and vomiting virus should be given to all children as a routine vaccination. Even if it is “too costly,” as some scientists have argued, this […]

Israel kills Palestinian man in West Bank


:: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: Source: Reuters (Adds Israeli army investigating, Obama context, details) By Mohammed Assadi RAMALLAH, West Bank, June 5 (Reuters) – Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian man on Friday in a confrontation with stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. […]