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Egypt President Blasts Assad PDF Print E-mail
Egypt's president told a summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Iran that the Syrian uprising is a revolution against an oppressive regime. His comments sparked a walkout by the Syrian delegation and was wrongly translated into Farsi by Iranian State TV. Iran supports the murderous regime of Syrian President Basha Assad. (BBC, 30 Aug 2012)
 
Virus Hits Oil Producer PDF Print E-mail
30,000 workstation computers back online at Saudi Aramco after a virus hit the world's largest oil producer. (BBC, 27 Aug 2012)
 
Syria Massacres Increase PDF Print E-mail
President Bashar’s troops slaughtered 108 people in Houla, Syria. 49 were children and 34 women. (BBC, 28 May)
 
Alawis Attack Sunnis PDF Print E-mail
5 killed and 20 injured in clashes in Lebanon between Alawite supporters of Syrian President Assad and Sunnis, who back the Syrian opposition. The violence erupted after Sunni cleric Shadi al-Moulawi was arrested on terrorism  charge for helping Syrian refugees. (BBC, 14 May 2012)
 
Rocket Hits Eilat PDF Print E-mail
A Grad rocket landed in the southern Jewish city of Eilat, in occupied Palestine. The rocket was fired from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula. (BBC, 5 April 2012)
 
Hamas Executes Criminals PDF Print E-mail
Hamas executed three prisoners in Gaza. Two were guilty of murder while one was guilty of collaborating with Israel. (BBC, 7 April 2012)
 
7,000 Slaughtered in Syria PDF Print E-mail
Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri backed the Syrian uprising, telling the opposition not to rely on the West or Arab countries for support. More than 400 people have been killed since security forces launched an assault on opposition-held areas in Homs. 7,000 killed by President Bashar’s Alawi government. (BBC, 13 Feb 2012)
 
Iran Captures US Drone PDF Print E-mail
US President Obama requested that Iran return the surveillance drone captured by Iran's military earlier this month. The aircraft was brought down using electronic warfare. (BBC, 12 Dec 2011)
 
CIA Agents Exposed PDF Print E-mail
Hezbollah has exposed CIA officers working undercover in Lebanon. Video animations showed meetings between CIA officers and informers at Starbucks and Pizza Hut. (BBC, 13 Dec 2011)
 
Kuwaitis Storm Parliament PDF Print E-mail
Dozens of Kuwaiti protesters stormed parliament, as hundreds more demonstrated outside. They were demanding the PM step down. Hundreds have been protesting weekly outside parliament. (BBC, 16 Nov 2011)
 
Palestinians Protest Jewish Apartheid PDF Print E-mail
Jewish police arrested Palestinians called the West Bank Freedom Riders who boarded a Jerusalem-bound bus used by Jewish settlers. They drew inspiration from 1960s US civil rights demonstrators who also campaigned against segregated buses. Palestinians from the West Bank are not allowed to cross into Jerusalem without Jewish permission. (BBC, 15 Nov 2011)
 
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