Archive for June, 2010

Afghanistan: The Longest Lost War

Gaza Starves More Slowly As Israel this week declared the “easing” of the four-year blockade of Gaza, an official explained the new guiding principle: “Civilian goods for civilian people.” The severe and apparently arbitrary restrictions on foodstuffs entering the enclave – coriander bad, cinnamon good – will finally end, we are told. Gaza’s 1.5 million […]

Fidel Castro claims Obama lives in fantasy world

South Africa begins World Cup party Turkey calls charges turning from West ‘dirty propaganda’ Russia says Iran sanctions do not bar missile deal Woman caught having sex in park, charged with adultery – in New York U.N. council hits defiant Iran with new sanctions Brazil and Turkey voted against the resolution. U.N. rebukes of Israel […]

Israel: ‘Next time we’ll use more force’

Israel: ‘Next time we’ll use more force’ Thousands of Gazans rush for Egyptian border Turkey’s Minister Criticizes U.S. Activists send new boat to challenge Gaza blockade Israel Kills 20 : Attacks Gaza Aid Fleet Israel in eye of storm over deadly Gaza ship raid Israeli commandos gun down 19 peace activists in raid on Gaza […]