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Iran Challenges U.S. and Saudi Arabia by Sending Aid Ship to Rebels in Yemen | TIME

  • An Iranian aid ship has entered the Gulf of Aden in a direct challenge to Saudi Arabia and the United State’s blockade of Yemeni ports, Iranian media has reported.
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How to handle the Sicily Channel emergency

Yet another boat loaded with immigrants sank in the Sicily Channel. The exact number of the victims is unknown, but a widely accepted estimate put them at 700. 108 more words

Crime And Court News

New report on legal aspects of Gaza Strip border restrictions

With the BBC having self-conscripted last summer to the campaign (also promoted by Hamas, assorted ‘humanitarian’ agencies and NGOs) against the border restrictions on the Gaza Strip imposed by Israel as a means of… 67 more words


Libya, Egypt ask U.N. to lift arms embargo to fight Islamic State

By Michelle Nichols

UNITED NATIONS Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:47pm EST

(Reuters) – Libya and Egypt asked the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to lift an arms embargo on Libya, impose a naval blockade on areas not under government control and help build the country’s army to tackle Islamic State and other militants. 498 more words

BBC News misleads audiences on ICC Mavi Marmara statement

On November 6th the BBC News website’s Middle East page carried a report currently going under the title “Gaza flotilla raid: No Israel charges over Mavi Marmara… 633 more words


Adeline's War of 1812 Journal: April & May 1814

Saturday, April 16, 1814

Thistledown Farm

Dear Janetta,

Arthur and Kathleen stopped by today to bring me the contents of Charles’ army chest so that I may choose something to keep for our little one. 1,223 more words


The Egypt Factor

A few weeks back I started writing a piece titled: ” Does civilization’s future rest in its cradle?”  This title was based on the theory that the best hope at stopping the growth of Islamic fanaticism would possibly be Egypt’s ability to reassert itself in the region and use power and influence to mobilize forces against Islamic extremism.   330 more words