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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,...

2010-04-30 16:05:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- True Torah Jews will place an ad (see below) in the Sunday, May 2 edition of Washington Post in the Political Outlook section and air radio ads expressing their position regarding American policies on the Middle East conflict. "This ad campaign is in response to a series of proactive newspaper advertisements launched by self-proclaimed Jewish leaders regarding the policies of the American Administration on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,"...

2008-10-30 18:00:13

A car bomb exploded at a Spanish university Thursday, injuring 17 people, in an attack authorities blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA. The explosion at the University of Navarra in Pamplona set off a massive blaze as fuel tanks in nearby parked cars caught fire, Bernardino Leon, a university professor, told the Spanish Antena 3 TV network. The 17 injured suffered from glass cuts and hearing problems, a spokeswoman for Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, across the street from the...

2008-08-05 12:00:17

Text of report by non-profit South African Press Association (SAPA) news agency PIETERMARITZBURG Aug 5 Sapa Ruling party leader Jacob Zuma lashed out at the media in an address to his supporters outside the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Tuesday. Zuma, who will know on September 12 whether the court will scrap a graft case against him, spoke to his supporters mainly in isiZulu after Judge Chris Nicholson adjourned the hearing. He criticised the media for accusing him of using delaying...

2008-07-24 06:01:05

Text of report in English by Izz-al-Din al-Qassam Brigades website on 24 July [Unattributed report: "Haniyah calls to open Rafah Crossing to transfer Hamas parliamentarian for treatment"] Hamas movement prime minister, Ismail Haniyah, called Egypt on Thursday to open Rafah crossing to transfer Hamas Parliamentarian Mariam Farahat to an Egyptian hospital to receive medical treatment. Maryam Farahat yesterday suffered a severe heart attack and was transferred to Al-Shifaa hospital....

2008-07-20 15:00:32

Text of report in English by privately-owned Palestinian Ramattan News Agency website ["Palestinian Infant and Man Die Due To the Israeli Siege, Death Toll Rises To 212" - Ramattan headline] Two Palestinian patients, including an infant, died on Sunday as the Israeli army prevented them from leaving the Gaza Strip to receive advanced medical care, Palestinian medical sources said. The Popular Committee Against Siege (PCAS) reported that the infant Wasim Hamdan, 11 months, from the city of...

2008-07-19 12:00:20

A 90th birthday bash for anti-apartheid icon and Nobel peace prize-winner Nelson Mandela was held in the small South African village he calls home. The party was attended by African National Congress President Jacob Zuma, who said Mandela's legacy is one of defense of democracy and leadership by the will of the people, the South African Web site News24.com reported. We are celebrating the life of man who became a symbol and embodiment of hope for African people in particular, and the ANC...

2006-09-02 07:35:43

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Somalia's interim government and rival Islamists resumed direct peace talks on Saturday in Sudan, pushing for reconciliation and power-sharing to avert a war in the lawless country that could destabilize the region. The two sides last met in Khartoum on June 22 where they agreed to stop military campaigns and recognize each other. But the talks stalled amid government allegations the Islamists had broken the pact against military expansion, and...

2006-09-01 09:18:37

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - Paul Verhoeven, best known for Hollywood hits "Basic instinct" and "Total Recall," has returned to his native Netherlands with a film challenging the view that the anti-Nazi resistance there was a movement only for heroes. "Black Book" was inspired by real events and characters, and seeks to undermine movie stereotypes of evil Fascist forces, heroic resistance fighters and powerless Jewish victims. In the film a Gestapo commander is portrayed...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin