Monthly Archives: November 2011

NATO Strike Kills Pakistani Soldiers

by Crystal Collins Last week, NATO helicopters and jet fighters reportedly attacked two Pakistani army posts on the border of Afghanistan, killing around 25 soldiers. Haaretz and the Islamic Republic News Agency both report the number to be 24, while … Continue reading

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Iraqi bombings

By TIMOTHY THOMAS On November 24, three bombs were detonated in the Baab al-Sharqi area of central Baghdad, killing several people and wounding many others. According to Al Jazeera, New Delhi TV, and The Star (Malaysia) these bombings raise the issue of Iraqi … Continue reading

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Yemen’s President Steps Down

by MEGAN BRYAN Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh has agreed to step down from office following the protests, riots and disorder in Yemen during the Arab Spring movement. The deal, which was signed on Wednesday, November 24, states that President … Continue reading

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Another Round of Sanctions For Iran

By April Camp If countries were Facebook pages, Iran’s oil industry would have the most friends and adversely one push of the theoretical “dislike” button wouldn’t be enough for most western nations. The U.S. announced this week it will impose … Continue reading

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Blood, Sweat, and Tears

by Wesley Henry Tension has mounted in Sitra, a small village near Bahrain’s capital. Protestors were met with tear gas today, asking for a constitutional monarchy. Others said they would not settle for less than to complete oust of the … Continue reading

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Arab League will hold meeting on Thursday

By Lauren Dickens On Thursday Nov. 24, the Arab League will meet in Qatar to determine the next steps that need to be taken surrounding the Syrian uprising. After the Ba’ath Party headquarters was attacked in the capitol city of … Continue reading

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Radio Wars–Taylor Hixson

This weekend the Kol Hashalom, or Whole Peace, radio station based in the West Bank was shut down by Israeli authorities under the claim that it was an illegal radio station operating without proper licensing by the Israeli government. To … Continue reading

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