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2012-01-09 13:39:15

Hackers invading databases is just the tip of the iceberg in online terrorist activity: International terrorist organizations have shifted their Internet activity focus to social networks and today a number of Facebook groups are asking users to join and support Hezbollah, Hamas and other armed groups that have been included in the West´s list of declared terror organizations. This has been shown in a new study conducted by Prof. Gabriel Weimann of the University of Haifa. “Today,...

2011-12-31 08:37:41

An Israeli activist group has threatened to sue Twitter in a move aimed at forcing the microblogging website to shut down accounts operated by Hezbollah and other terrorist organizations. According to Telegraph Technology Correspondent Christopher Williams, Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Centren sent a letter to the popular social network urging them to block Hezbollah, the East African al-Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab and "Foreign Terrorist Organizations" activities. "Please be advised that...

2011-08-03 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Daniel Pearl Foundation (www.danielpearl.org) today announced the 10th annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days (www.danielpearlmusicdays.org) will be held worldwide October 1-31, 2011. To commemorate Danny Pearl's October 10th birthday, musicians of all genres are invited to use the universal language of music to spread a message of hope and to unite people across geographical and cultural borders in a quest for a better world. All music events...

2011-06-06 19:51:13

New study argues that female suicide bombing is a political and military tactic, not a religious act Terrorist groups bend the rules of 'true' Islam to justify the use of female suicide bombers, according to Margaret Gonzalez-Perez from Southeastern Louisiana University in the US. Her paper traces the development of radical Islamic doctrine over time, highlights how it deviates from mainstream Islam, and identifies the building blocks that have culminated in Jihadi female suicide bombers....

2011-04-28 02:57:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national human rights and advocacy organization has vowed to fight against the advertising group Clear Channel's inconsistent rejection of its pro-Israel advertisements in Seattle after accepting ads from an anti-Israel hate group. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91367) The antisemitic group, Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign, is running ads that read, "Equal Rights for Palestinians: Stop funding the...

2011-04-02 22:05:00

NEW YORK, April 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today reacted to an opinion article by Richard Goldstone in which he retracts the central findings of the Goldstone Commission Report, the product of a United Nations Human Rights Council-mandated investigation he led into Israel's 2009 Operation in Gaza. Abraham H. Foxman, ADL National Director issued the following statement: Richard Goldstone's astonishing article in The Washington Post saying he is now rescinding...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.