News Summary, Purim 5770
Google News, February 28, 2010
Editor’s Note: Despite all the disasters, strife, conflicts, struggles, and injustices going on in the world, Israel is still condemned for its defensive actions necessary for its survival. These articles were compiled from today’s World News from Google.
Compiled by Israel Zwick, CN Publications
Herald Sun – 29 minutes ago
By staff writers Devastation wrought by the earthquake in Pelluhue, a town about 322km southwest of Santiago. It now lies mostly under mud and debris / AP Source: AP A powerful new 6.1-magnitude aftershock has hit just offshore from central Chile.
News24 – 20 minutes ago
Mogadishu – Somali insurgents on Sunday barred the World Food Programme (WFP) from the famine and war-plagued Horn of Africa country, where the UN says four million people, half the population, needs emergency food aid.
BBC News – Islam Online – Radio Netherlands – Wikinews
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – At least 1000 minority Christians, many holding olive branches, marched in protest near the restive city of Mosul on Sunday to urge the Iraqi government to act decisively after a series of killings.
PARIS – A violent late winter storm with fierce rain and hurricane-strength winds ripped across western Europe on Sunday, battering France and four other countries, leaving at least 50 people dead.
BBC News – 3 hours ago
The bomb, blamed on Taliban insurgents, hit a coach in Nawzad district, said a spokesman for the provincial governor. The blast was well to the north of where Nato and Afghan troops are waging a major offensive against the Taliban.
Voice of America – Aljazeera.net – The Guardian – Detroit Free Press
Refugees gather at the compound of expelled US aid group CHF International at the Zamzam refugee camp in Darfur. By Olivia Ward Foreign Affairs Reporter Darfur has been Africa’s running sore for the last decade.
The Associated Press – 4 hours ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Dubai police says forensic tests show a Hamas commander was drugged and then suffocated in his hotel room.
The Media Line – 8 hours ago
A riot erupted on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount on Sunday morning when Palestinians hurled rocks at non-Muslim visitors to the site. When Israeli police who normally refrain from entering the area arrived to quell the violence, the rock-throwers moved into …
BBC News – 1 hour ago
Israeli police have clashed with Palestinian protesters at the Jerusalem compound housing one of the Islam’s holiest sites, the al-Aqsa mosque. Police say they went into the compound to disperse some 20 masked protesters throwing stones at foreign …
WAFA – Palestine News Agency – 24 minutes ago
AMMAN. February 28, 2010 (WAFA)- President Mahmoud Abbas called Sunday the US Administration on halting the Israeli aggressions on the Holy sites and the Palestinian land. Commenting on the Israeli provocations today on Al Aqsa Mosque in east Jerusalem …
The Palestine Telegraph – 3 hours ago
Gaza Strip, Feb. 28, 2010 (Pal Telegraph)- Israel has continued to violate the international law and human rights, through its policies of targeting civilians, property demolitions and land leveling. Accoeding to the latest UN’s OCHA report on Israel’s …
Shlomo Sand’s book The Invention of the Jewish People was published in Hebrew two years ago and was at the top of the best-seller list for weeks. It was subsequently translated into French and became a best-seller in that language as well. …
WAM – Emirates News Agency – 4 hours ago
WAM Abu Dhabi, 28th Feb. 2010 (WAM) — The UAE condemned today brutal attacks and dangerous violations by Israeli settlers and occupation forces against the sacred Al Aqsa Mosque. ”Bursting into the squares of Al Aqsa Mosque and its surrounding …
Experts are suggesting that Iran may be “inviting” Israel to attack one of its nuclear sites, following the recent unusual and puzzling transfer of a significant portion of Iran’s enriched uranium aboveground at its Natanz facility.
Ynetnews – 1 hour ago
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahamdinejad said Saturday during a conference on the Palestinian struggle in Tehran that “Israel has lost its raison d’etre. …
Times Online – 14 hours ago
Rachel Corrie was 23 years old when she was killed by an Israeli bulldozer in the Gaza Strip. The young, idealistic American peace activist, who left her home in Olympia, Washington, in 2003 to travel to the Middle East with the International …