MUSE ~ City of Delusion
Iranian Mullah issues fatwa against US-Iraqi pact
Jews banished from Temple Mount
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal on Tuesday welcomed the setting up of diplomatic ties between Syria and Lebanon as "a step forward."
Syrian Envoy: Future generations "will pay for Israeli obstinacy"
Listen, Envoy, Jews have been "paying for their obstinacy" for almost 5,000 years. It's in the contract, it's what we do. So, I say Song of Moses & Psalm 83 upon you! Go, make me pay.
More Env-oys: Iranian envoy meets Lebanon’s Hariri
Taliban leaders are holding Saudi-brokered talks with the Afghan government to end the country's bloody conflict -- and are severing their ties with al Qaeda, sources close to the historic discussions have told CNN.
Saudi Arabia admits hosting Taliban talks
Canada willing to fund job training for former Taliban
Increasing Nostalgia in Germany for..... Communism
Germany's current love affair with the left is not just a knee-jerk response to the credit crunch, with record sales of Karl Marx's Das Kapital and a huge increase in the membership of the recently formed socialist Left Party. Surveys also show that increasing numbers of young Germans, all born after Germany's reunification in 1990, know little or nothing about life under communism. Some even think it was the West Germans who built the Berlin Wall.Castro meets with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church
"Some think that it was like living in a social paradise," said Elke Urban, who runs the East German school project from the Leipzig Stasi building that has been reborn as a museum. "Paradoxically, it is the east German young people who know least because their parents are reluctant to talk about the past."
That can't be a good sign
Fidel Castro says he had an "agreeable and edifying" meeting with a top Russian Orthodox leader and that the churchman "is no enemy of socialism."
US quietly kisses and makes up with Russia
Makarov, the head of the Russian general staff, requested the meeting with Mullen which was arranged in secrecy and at short notice by Finland, US military officials said. Mullen described the session as positive but made clear that normalising military relations disrupted by the August 8 invasion still involves "significant challenges."
"It wasn't a meeting about disagreements (so much) as it was a dialogue and a commitment to continue the dialogue -- in particular between him and me," Mullen said, referring to Makarov.
Russia to lend Belarus $2 billion, resume currency talks
Romania Transgaz denies Gazprom pipeline talks
Gazprom, Iran & Qatar "Troika" to significantly impact Europe
France stresses need for good EU-Russia ties
Gazprom says Arctic projects will not harm environment
Scorpions ~ Catch Your Train
I find this headline scary: Turkey decides to form new structure in fight against terrorism
Hamassholes Foil Fatahsses
Fatahsses arrest Hamassholes
Lets call the whole thing off........
Hamas welcomes Egyptian plan for Palestinian unity
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine does not like it
The PFLP is guided by Marxism-Leninism and, together with other left-wing Palestinian organizations, claims to be struggling to build a working-class party. Habash viewed the “liberation” of Palestine as an integral part of the world Communist revolution.
Peres to visit Egypt to revive Arab peace talks
KOOM BAH HUMBUG CALIPHELATION:
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has lauded Europe’s commitment to the values of cross-cultural tolerance, dialogue, respect and understanding, all of which “must be pillars of the better world we are trying to build."The Alliance of Civilizations is an initiative of the United Nations Secretary-General which seeks to galvanize international action against extremism through the forging of international, intercultural and interreligious dialogue and cooperation. The Alliance places a particular emphasis on defusing tensions between the Western and the Islamic world.
In a message to the European Parliament session on the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue (2008), taking place in Strasbourg, Mr. Ban noted that throughout its history, the continent has witnessed terrible outbreaks of armed conflict often rooted in prejudice and hatred.
At the same time, it has also been “fertile soil” for some of the world’s most remarkable innovations, artistic creations and scientific progress, the Secretary-General said in the address, which was delivered by his High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations, Jorge Sampaio.
India launches first moon mission
UK: George Galloway openly supporting terrorists:
George Galloway Respect MP, Bethnal Green and Bow, received a rousing reception from the meeting and he spoke at length on the recent history of Pakistan and Kashmir. George Spoke of how “The Hangman [a reference to Genral Zia’s execution of Zulfigar Ali Bhutto the leader of the Pakistani Peoples Party] in April 1979] Zia Al Huq” became the USA’s favourite dictator and how they used him and Osama Bin Laden in their Jihad against the Soviets in Afghanistan.UK looks to beome a global provider of Islamic finance
BEIJING: Olympic Official in bribery scandal sentenced to Death
INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE
The Philippines down with it
5.0 in Bali
7.1 east of Tonga
Hamas compares Obama to JFK
Al Qaeda now rooting for....... McCain!
"Al-Qaeda will have to support McCain in the coming election," said a commentary posted Monday on the jihadist Web site al-Hesbah, which is closely linked to the terrorist group. It said the Arizona Republican would continue the "failing march of his predecessor," President Bush.Police prepare for "unrest":
Police departments in cities across the country are beefing up their ranks for Election Day, preparing for possible civil unrest and riots after the historic presidential contest.
Midnight Special, 1974
GREAT CLIP with bonus hysterical intro by Little Richard!