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Saturday, April 24, 2010

IRGC ends 3rd day of drill amid threats.

  Sat, 24 Apr 2010
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has wrapped up the third phase of a major military exercise in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz after the US threatened Iran with a nuclear attack.

Codenamed the 'Great Prophet 5', the massive air, land and naval maneuvers kicked off on Saturday with the main aim of preserving the security of the region.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Belgium to debate ban on Islamic veils such as burka


Woman wearing niqab, file pic
Under the new law, women in Belgium could be jailed for wearing such veils
Belgium lawmakers are due to debate legislation that would ban full-face Islamic veils in public. 

If they approve the draft law, Belgium would become the first European country to ban the wearing of the burka or niqab in public places. 

Critics say a ban violates the rights of those who choose to wear such veils. 

However, it was unclear whether Thursday afternoon's vote would go forward after a Dutch-
speaking party pulled out of the government. 

"Nuclear Energy for All, Nuclear Weapons for No one".

PressTVGlobalNews — April 20, 2010 — An exclusive interview with Manouchehr Mottaki, Iranian foreign minister on Tehran Nuclear Disarmament Conference held on 17th -18th April in Tehran Iran.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, also addressed the summit, ruling out any use of nuclear weaponry as "haram", or religiously prohibited under Islam.

He also criticised the US, calling it an "atomic criminal" whose nuclear weapons represent a tool of terror and intimidation.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

UNICEF: Justice for girls in Afghanistan.


unicef — April 20, 2010 

— MAZAR-E-SHARIF, Afghanistan, 20 April 2010 In this video, UNICEF's Sarah Crowe reports on UNICEF's efforts to help protect Afghan girls from violence and early marriage.

Says UNICEF Child Protection Officer Farid Dastgeer, We also need to provide opportunities for girls when they graduate, so that they can earn as much as a boy earns in the community.

Monday, April 19, 2010

URGENT ALERT : from Islamic Human Rights Commission

Palestine– Write to the Turkish PM Erdogan to veto Israel’s accession to the OECD
Wednesday, 07 April 2010

Turkey is the only Muslim member of the OECD and holds right and responsibility to veto Israel's admission to the OECD. Write to the Turkish PM Erdogan to veto Israel's accession to the OECD.

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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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07 April 2010

URGENT ALERT: Occupied Palestine/Turkey
– Write to the Turkish PM Erdogan to veto
Israel’s accession to the OECD

Contents
1. Summary
2. Background
3. Action required
4. Sample letter


Jews stage anti-Zionist rally in al-Quds

Mon, 19 Apr 2010  |  PressTV
Scores of orthodox Jews have staged a demonstration in al-Quds (Jerusalem) to protest Tel Aviv's policies and its mistreatment of Palestinians.

Members of Neturei Karta (Guardians of the City) gathered in al-Quds's Shabbat Square late on Sunday. The demonstrators shouted anti-Zionist slogans and were carrying sings which read "Jews aren't Zionists."

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Iran calls for new nuclear body


AljazeeraEnglish | Saturday, April 17, 2010  -  Iran says its nuclear programme is for peaceful purposes and not to develop a nuclear weapon [AFP]

Iran's president has called for the formation of a new international body to oversee nuclear disarmament as the country opened a two-day summit on civilian nuclear energy in the capital, Tehran.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad made the call on Saturday at a summit seen as a counterpoint to a major conference in Washington earlier this week, in which Barack Obama, the US president, outlined his nuclear strategy.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Israel launches ground incursion into Gaza Strip

Israeli bulldozers
Thu, 08 Apr 2010 06 | PressTV

Israel has launched a ground incursion into the Gaza Strip with its troops entering the south of the long-blockaded coastal sliver.

Israeli tanks and bulldozers advanced about 500 meters into the east of the southern city of Khan Yunis on Wednesday, Press TV correspondent in Gaza reported.

Iran: US, Israel heighten terrorism across world

Thu, 08 Apr 2010 08 | PressTV

Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar insists blames the United States and the Israeli regime for heightening the level of terrorist activities in the world.

"The US and the Zionist regime of Israel promote terrorism in the world and killing people in Guantanamo,

Blackwater On Trial...


Fascism Right In Our Face And We Can't See It??

RevolutionNewz February 25, 2010http://RevolutionNews.US -- February 2010 -- Senate Inquiry Shows Contractor Signed for Rifles Using 'South Park' Alias -- google "erik prince god" -- NORFOLK, Va. — A former Blackwater contractor charged in the shooting deaths of two Afghans is scheduled for trial Sept. 14 in Norfolk.

Justin Cannon of Corpus Christi, Texas, faces second-degree murder, attempted murder and weapons charges. U.S. Magistrate Judge Tommy Miller scheduled the 27-year-old Cannon's trial during his arraignment today. Cannon did not enter a plea.

Assessing Operation Moshtarak . Is life any better?

AlJazeeraEnglish — April 07, 2010 — It has been two months since Operation Moshtarak - involving thousands of Afghan national army troops and international soldiers - got under way in the southern Afghan province of Helmand.

Moshtarak- "together" in Dari and Pashto - was the first major test of the strategy of US President Barack Obama to take on the Taliban and end the eight-year conflict with one of the biggest offensives since the 2001 US-led invasion.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

UK arms sale to Israel to be reviewed

Wed, 07 Apr 2010  |  PressTV

 A British parliamentary committee will call on the government to review future arms sales after it emerged that Israel “almost certainly” used British equipments and weaponry during last year’s Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip.

The Commons committee on strategic export controls expressed deep sorrow after it was acknowledged by the government that the arms exports from the UK were “almost certainly” used by Israel during the Operation Cast Lead.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Execution Of 12 Innocent People By U.S. Military!

AlJazeeraEnglish Video | April 05, 2010 — Video of US attack in Iraq 'genuine' . The editor of one of the internet's biggest sources of classified government information says there is strong evidence to suggest that video footage of an alleged US attack on Iraqi civilians is genuine.

Julian Assange, the editor of WikiLeaks.org, told Al Jazeera that the footage, released on Sunday, corroborates witness testimony.

The video is believed to show a US helicopter firing at civilians in Iraq in 2007, during an attack in which 12 civilians were killed, the website said.

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Israel threatens more Gaza attacks

AlJazeeraEnglish — April 02, 2010 — Israel has threatened to carry out a major military offensive against Gaza, demanding an end to the firing of rockets from the area.

It follows Thursday night's attacks, by Israel, which destroyed a cheese warehouse and cinema complex. Three Palestinian children were among the injured.

Israel says it was responding to a rockets fired from the territory, which landed in the city of Ashkelon, causing some damage.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

31% Muslims live below poverty line: NCAER survey

NEW DELHI: Nearly one third of Muslims in the nation survive on less than Rs 550 a month, economic think tank NCAER said, amid the ongoing debate on reservations in jobs and educational institutions for those belonging to the community.

A survey by the National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) said that three out of every 10 Muslims were below poverty line and lived on less than Rs 550 a month in the year 2004-05.