Archive for December, 2013

US: Deal to implement Iran nuclear deal near – CNN

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

CNN

US: Deal to implement Iran nuclear deal near
CNN
The United States and other western powers believe Iran is attempting to build a bomb through uranium enrichment. But Tehran says its nuclear intentions are peaceful. Elise Labott reported from Washington, and Chelsea J. Carter wrote from Atlanta; CNN ...

Reporters face 15 days in Egypt jail

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Three Al-Jazeera journalists accused by Egyptian prosecutors of links with the "terrorist" Muslim Brotherhood are remanded in custody for 15 days.

The Future of Lebanon – CounterPunch

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

The Future of Lebanon
CounterPunch
A new phase in the conflict in the Arab mashriq (Levant) has begun, and it is Lebanon, as ever, where the message has been delivered. After several deadly car bombs in Beirut and Tripoli over the past year designed to terrorize ordinary civilians and ...

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Iraqi Sunnis’ long struggle since Saddam

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
How Iraq's Sunni Arabs have tried to recover since Saddam

Syria misses the deadline to remove nuclear weapons – Frontier Post

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

The Guardian

Syria misses the deadline to remove nuclear weapons
Frontier Post
DAMASCUS, (AFP) - A December 31 deadline to remove part of the Syrian regime s chemical weapons arsenal from the country for destruction has been missed, with ships due to receive the materials returning to Cyprus. In Syria, meanwhile, a newspaper ...
Syria To Miss Deadline To Remove Chemical Weapons StockpileWFAE
Unconquered truths of SyriaFree Malaysia Today

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Syria chemical deadline ‘missed’

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
A UN deadline for Syria to hand over its chemical weapons stockpile is missed after the European ships due to collect them turn back.

Afghan firing ranges a deadly temptation for metal scavengers – Los Angeles Times

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Afghan firing ranges a deadly temptation for metal scavengers
Los Angeles Times
Small-arms ranges have proved relatively easy to clear, Wehr said, because they contain pistol and rifle bullets, which, unlike much larger artillery and bomb shells, don't produce potentially explosive duds. Small-arms ranges are typically secured ...

Korean No-Man’s Land a Surprising Place – The Epoch Times

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Korean No-Man's Land a Surprising Place
The Epoch Times
These include many commando raids, the digging of spy tunnels, mass troop movements and occasional gunfire. The most recent was this year, when an 18-year-old North Korean soldier killed two superior officers then defected to the South by walking ...

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Yemeni soldiers die in Aden bombing

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
At least four soldiers have been killed in a suicide car bomb attack on the security forces' headquarters in Yemen's southern city of Aden.

Japan has enough plutonium to build 1000 nuclear bombs: report – WantChinaTimes

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

WantChinaTimes

Japan has enough plutonium to build 1000 nuclear bombs: report
WantChinaTimes
The real reason why Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, refuses to abandon nuclear power is because he wants to develop a nuclear weapons program, claims the Hong Kong-based Wen Wei Po, citing Koide Hiroaki, an assistant professor at the Kyoto ...
Fukushima Radiation Ten Times More than From All Nuclear Tests CombinedThe Market Oracle

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