Stephen Hawking's boycott hits Israel where it hurts: science

Stephen Hawking's boycott hits Israel where it hurts: science

Stephen Hawking's decision to boycott the Israeli president's conference has gone viral. Over 100,000 Facebook shares of the Guardian report at last count. Whatever the subsequent fuss, Hawking's letter is unequivocal. His refusal was made because of requests from Palestinian academics.

Witness the speed with which the pro-Israel lobby seized on Cambridge University's initial false claim that he had withdrawn on health grounds to denounc ...

2014-07-30 10:48:49
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الاحتلال يدمر 103 منزل مدنيًا بغزة

Story About The War On Gaza

Story About The War On Gaza
Written By: Husam Mo. Shehada

This is not a news dingy or a clumsy report, here we do not write to be paid for writing, but we do write what we see, here is a letter under the sky of Gaza
The door evaporated and becomes dust, but the child crams his soft body in a slot between the sky and the rubble, carrying between his hands a tomato , a ...

2014-07-12 03:06:00
بقلم : Husam Mo. Shehada
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وزير الأشغال:تدمير 190منزل في غزة منذ بدء العملية العسكرية الإسرائيلية

Israeli Offensive on Gaza Continues for the Second Consecutive Day

Houses Destroyed While Residents inside; Palestinian Deaths Rise to 22, Including 6 Children 3 Women, and 255 Wounded, Including 107 Children and 64 Women; and 29 Houses Destroyed

In the course of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip that has been ongoing for the second consecutive, Israeli warplanes and gunboats launched intensive attacks throughout the Gaza Strip, targeting houses, civilian facilities, members and training sites of armed groups.&nb ...

2014-07-11 03:19:59
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قائد الانقلاب العسكري عبد الفتاح السيسي

Cancel Aid to Egypt

By Doug Bandow
much about the Obama administration’s foreign policy has been an embarrassment. Some of its failures, such as Iraq, must be shared with its predecessor. In Egypt President Barack Obama and especially Secretary of State John Kerry incompetently followed in the footsteps of several administrations.

Three years ago Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship ingloriously collapsed. Although student-le ...

2014-06-25 03:16:14
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انكشف وجهها الحقيقي .. أوروبا تنتفض بعد الحكم بحبس 3 من صحفييها

PEN Calls on Kerry to Denounce Journalists' Conviction in Egypt

PEN American Center is appalled by today’s conviction in Cairo of Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy, and Baher Mohamed on charges that vilify their coverage of the 2013 military coup in Egypt. Several students were also convicted on charges that they collaborated with the journalists. The conviction, drawing on a trial devoid of any credible evidence against the accused, demonstrates a blatant disregard for the universally guaranteed right to free ...

2014-06-23 20:35:41
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David Hearst

Israel has Egypt over a barrel

It took the CIA 60 years to admit its involvement in the overthrow of Mohammad Mossadeq, Iran's first democratically elected prime minister. The circumstances around the overthrow of Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohamed Morsi, may not take as long to come to light, regardless who is behind it.

Mossadeq sealed his fate when he renationalized Iran's oil production, which had been under the control of the Anglo-Persian Oil Co ...

2014-06-10 04:52:39
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Talented French Woman

Talented French Woman

This girl is really talented, she's use the low legally for her purpose like dressing veil. Veil is prohibited in some sites and buildings and institutes, but a talented French woman use Protective Mask which is legal and purchased from pharmacies and no one can ask you to remove it.
 

2014-06-08 05:44:45
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David Hearst

Fatah and Hamas: Spontaneous Combustion

BY David Hearst
Barely had the pictures of the Palestinian unity government been published, when skirmishes broke out around ATMs in Gaza between Hamas and Fatah government workers. Under the agreement, the Palestinian Authority agreed to pay the salaries of all its civil servants, both the Fatah ones in Gaza who had been paid for staying at home and the Hamas workers who had filled their jobs.

The men had bee ...

2014-06-08 04:36:00
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الشهيد نديم نوارة

New CNN footage of Nakba Day killings fuels debate over deaths

Film by news network fails to show conclusively whether Israeli army used live fire; news photographers at incident confirm Palestinian version.
By Gili Cohen and Jack Khoury


 CNN released new footage on Thursday, adding fuel to the fire involving the controversial killing of two Palestinian youths on Nakba Day, May 15, by Israeli forces.

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2014-05-23 15:48:51
بقلم : Enas Al-Muthaffar
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وكالة سولا برس

Professor DAVID YOON AND KEA YOON , South Korea

A team International Development (NGO) to visit my home in the Jordanian city of Irbid , Majaveh to the Syrian border
Professor DAVID YOON AND KEA YOON , South Korea .
 Where is a home visit from the methods of collecting information for guiding an often deemed necessary , and determine the importance of the visit , including the following:
- The nature of the situation in terms of the depth and the need for cooperation of parents in the pro ...

2014-05-20 18:04:00
بقلم : MOFID SHARAF
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Nobel peace laureates call for swift action to bring home abducted Nigerian girls

Nobel peace laureates call for swift action to bring home abducted Nigerian girls

The April 14th abduction of over 270 girls from a secondary school in Chibok in the state of Borno, Niger ia is a chilling reminder that society’s most vulnerable citizens—our children—remain targets of violence.

Tragically, attacks against girls pursuing an education are all too common in many parts of the world. In recent years, the escalation of violence targeting girls—including sex trafficking, attempted assassinations and m ...

2014-05-10 20:19:21
بقلم : Tawakkol Karman
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In Yemen, Great Peaceful Revolution, but the Transitional Authority is asleep

In Yemen, Great Peaceful Revolution, but the Transitional Authority is asleep

By : Tawakkol Karman*
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

The difference between the current “Friends of Yemen Conference” in London and the first conference for Yemen’s Friends which was held in the same city eight years ago is that today’s conference is taking place while Yemen is facing total failure under the rule of a transitional authority that was brou ...

2014-05-06 21:43:28
بقلم : Tawakkol Karman
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Petition to stop Israeli Administrative Detention policy against Palestinian political prisoners and detainees

Petition to stop Israeli Administrative Detention policy against Palestinian political prisoners and detainees

There are currently more than 5,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israel, including 22 women, 230 children and 11 democratically elected members of Parliament and 200 Palestinians detained under “Administrative Detention” policy. They are subjected to physical and mental torture, solitary confinement, medical testing, and many serious abuses. They are deliberately denied medical treatment for chronic illnesses, family visits, and access to legal support.
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2014-05-06 13:20:00
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اسري في سجون الاحتلال

Ferwana: 5100 Palestinians Currently Imprisoned By Israel

aturday, May 3, 2014, former political prisoner, head of the Census Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Detainees, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that, by the end of last month, April 2014, the number of detainees, held by Israel, arrived to 5100.

Ferwana stated that %84.5 of the detainees are from the West Bank, while the rest are from Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip, and historic Palestine.

 The detainees are held in 17 prisons and ...

2014-05-04 11:49:22
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السيسي1

Egypt's leader urges America to reinstate military aid for fight against terror

By Judith Miller
Egypt’s de facto ruler urged President Obama to restore the military aid suspended last year after Egypt’s armed forces ousted the country’s president and warned that America’s unwillingness to combat Islamic extremists in strife–ridden Arab states was endangering the U.S. and its European and Arab allies.

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the military commander behind the ou ...

2014-04-25 16:37:59
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Egypt : On going anti- coup protests and demonstrations across the country

Egypt : On going anti- coup protests and demonstrations across the country

Hundreds of protests and demonstrations were organized in various governorates in Egypt , Thursday .The protesters  demanded  the release of the detained  activists and the returning of legitimacy . At journalist syndicate building , one of the big protests was held starting with a press conference  and followed by  a march in downtown Cairo

2014-04-11 05:28:54
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Tawakkol Karman

The Expanding Arab Spring / by Tawakkol Karman

The Expanding Arab Spring
by: Tawakkol Karman*

Our Arab Spring will expand and spread to all the areas between the sea and the gulf. It will be a source of emulation and inspiration and will spread to the world.

It is a trademark of frustrated youth living in the state of corruption, nepotism and bribery, the state of individuals and the ruling family. The y ...

2014-04-09 18:32:55
بقلم : Tawakkol Karman
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Cairo's First Strip Club

Cairo's First Strip Club

The world famous Stringfellows is set to launch Cairo's first lapdancing venue within weeks. The controversial club, which already has branches in London, New York and Paris, is set to open its doors along Zamalek's 26 July Street later this month. The new hot spot will feature both Egyptian and international dancers.

Until recently strict religious attitudes prevented lap dancing clubs from opening in Egypt leaving randy Cairenes forced to sett ...

2014-04-01 21:49:22
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الاحتلال يحتجز اطفالا عقب مواجهات بنحالين

Israeli army increases detentions of Palestinian children by Eighty percent

A report issued on March 17th  by the Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights points out that  the Israeli forces have detained 740 Palestinian children during the first two months of 2014, 465 of them remained in custody for at least one week.

The Euro-Mid Observer, an independent human rights organization based in Geneva, states that approximately 200 Palestinian  minors were detained on average by the Israeli forces during 2013, and 197 on ...

2014-03-17 21:31:38
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الاسكندرية

Experiencing Alexandria: The City as Text and Context

By Ismail Serageldin

The City as Images and Text:

Thinking and writing are quintessentially solitary endeavors.  In that plenitude of solitude that the learned mind can bring, where one reflects on things that people living unexamined lives pass by with unseeing eyes:  I reflect on the city. The city and how we see it, how we experience it and how we relate to it.

We l ...

2014-03-16 16:32:27
بقلم : Ismail Serageldin
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Syria activists say rebels killed in clashes

Syria activists say rebels killed in clashes

Syrian activists say at least 17 opposition fighters have been killed during clashes with government troops near the Lebanese border.

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which opposes Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said on Friday that the opposition fighters died overnight on Thursday near Yabroud.

It also said that government aircraft carried out six airstrikes on rebel positions on the outskirts of the town on Friday ...

2014-03-08 06:53:53
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Egypt demonstrations turn deadly

Egypt demonstrations turn deadly

At least eight people have been killed during clashes between security forces and demonstrators in Egypt, sources have told Al Jazeera.

Seven killed in the al-Alf Maskan district, east of Cairo, sources said, while another was killed in al-Sharqiya, a governate in the north of the country.

There was no confirmation by Egyptian authorities about the deaths, nor how they died.

However, there have been regular clashes on F ...

2014-03-08 06:48:32
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Egypt spreads blame for protest camp deaths

Egypt spreads blame for protest camp deaths

An Egyptian government inquiry has said police used excessive force in a deadly crackdown on supporters of the country's ousted president last year - but it also concluded that protesters started and escalated the violence.

The report by the National Council for Human Rights, released on Wednesday, investigated the events of August 14, when troops moved in on weeks-long sit-ins held by Mohamed Morsi's supporters in two camps in Cairo.
Th ...

2014-03-08 06:42:54
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حماس

Egypt court bans Palestinian Hamas group

An Egyptian court has banned all activities of Hamas in Egypt, in another sign that security forces are tightening their grip on the Palestinian group that runs the Gaza Strip.

Hamas is an offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, which has been declared a terrorist group by Egypt's army-backed government and has faced a security crackdown since the military ousted one of its leaders, Mohamed Morsi, from the presidency last July.
"The ...

2014-03-08 06:39:20
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Snowden: US pressed EU to create spy networks

Snowden: US pressed EU to create spy networks

American Whistleblower Edward Snowden says the United States pressures its allies to allow widespread spying in Europe.

Answering questions before the European Parliament on Friday, Snowden said the National Security Agency presses European Union states to change their laws to enable mass surveillance.

2014-03-08 06:26:48
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نتنياهو يطالب الفلسطينيين بالتخلي عن "أوهامهم بعودة اللاجئين"

Israel lies to push hostile agenda: Analyst

Israel makes allegations against Iran to create illusions and seduce public opinion to endorse Tel Aviv’s hostile foreign policy agenda, a political analyst says.

The Israeli regime creates “illusions out of nothing” and “seduce[s] people into accepting a version of reality that in fact does not exist,” Mark Glen ...

2014-03-08 06:24:15
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Bahrainis rap Saudi intervention in anti-regime demo

Bahrainis rap Saudi intervention in anti-regime demo

Bahraini demonstrators have taken to streets to slam the Al Khalifa regime’s crackdown on dissent and Saudi Arabia’s military intervention in the country.

On Friday, the protesters held a demonstration in the village of Karbabad in the northern part of the Persian Gulf country.

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2014-03-08 06:22:30
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Ukraine may turn to UN General Assembly: Envoy

Ukraine may turn to UN General Assembly: Envoy

Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations says the country may turn to the UN General Assembly if the Security Council fails to act against Russia’s moves in Crimea.

In an interview with The Associated Press on Friday, Yuriy Sergeyev said Kiev is waiting to see what the Security Council does “in the next few days.”

2014-03-08 06:20:13
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Unidentified gunmen seize military post in Crimea

Unidentified gunmen seize military post in Crimea

Unidentified gunmen have entered a Ukrainian missile defense post in the Crimea region, taking its control without a shot being fired.

The armed men reportedly drove a truck into the military post in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol on Friday and captured it.

Some 20 militants, who invaded ...

2014-03-08 06:18:30
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Europe stocks fall over Russia’s threat to cut gas

Europe stocks fall over Russia’s threat to cut gas

European stocks decline after Moscow threatens Kiev to cut off its gas supply to Europe, amid tensions over the fate of Ukraine’s Crimea region.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index plunged 1.3 percent to 333.06 on Friday. That is a fall of 1.5 percent this week.

European equities fell 2.3 percen ...

2014-03-08 06:16:01
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روسيا وامريكا

Russia warns US over ‘hasty steps’ in Ukraine

Russia has warned the United States against “hasty and reckless steps” over the crisis in Ukraine that could harm Moscow-Washington relations.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gave the warning in a telephone conversation with his US counterpart John Kerry on Friday.

    Lavrov "warned against hasty and reckless steps capable of causing harm to Russian-American relations, particularly... sanctions, w ...

2014-03-08 06:13:37
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Time-lapse footage of asteroid pass near the Earth

Time-lapse footage of asteroid pass near the Earth

This is one of the most amazing, incredible and terrifying events and moments, an asteroid pass near the Earth in a speed reached 43 thousand kilometers per hour, it was captured in Time-lapse footage.

Throughout the early hours of Tuesday morning, a small asteroid at a distance very close to the planet extremely rapidly reach 43 thousand kilometers per hour.

Any asteroid falling from the sky would have a tremendous amount of energy. He ...

2014-02-19 05:15:44
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UK floods: A day of sunshine but more heavy rain to come

UK floods: A day of sunshine but more heavy rain to come

By Bill Gardner, and Sam Marsden
 Britain basked in rare sunshine on Sunday but forecasters have warned that more flood misery is on the way.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of heavy rain for south-west England on Monday, where the ground is already saturated by weeks of downpours.

Up to 40mm of rain is expected to fall on higher ground in Cornwall, Devon and Dorset, which will trickle down onto the soaked flood ...

2014-02-16 18:18:31
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Salah Sultan

Pro-Democracy National Alliance Member Salah Sultan Message from Junta Jail: Steadfast to the End


University Professor Salah Sultan, currently detained by the military junta, affirms he and his prison mates are in high spirits despite evident 'slow death' tactics and torture by coup authorities.
From the dark dungeons of the mad military's toughest prison, Dr. Salah Sultan sent this message:

The putschists will not break our determination or our spirits... We told them, during interrogation: "Consider us martyrs, al ...

2014-02-16 18:12:31
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الرئيس مرسي1

Morsi in court for espionage trial

Egypt's deposed president, Mohamed Morsi, has arrived in court to face charges of espionage, along with 35 other defendants.

Morsi is accused of inciting murder and using violence against protesters during his presidency that ended after he was ousted by the military in July.
The charges in Sunday's proceedings relate to the deaths of at least 10 people who were taking part in rallies outside the presidential palace in December 2012.

2014-02-16 18:06:46
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