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Egypt will not go to war for Lebanon: Mubarak

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has rejected calls for tougher action in response to Israel’s offensive in Lebanon, in comments carried by the state-owned press on Wednesday. “Those who urge Egypt to go to war to defend Lebanon or Hezbollah are not aware that the time of exterior adventures is over,” …

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tain, U.S. Using Radioactive ‘Dirty Bombs’

While U.S. and British military personnel continue using illegal uranium munitions—America’s and England’s own “dirty bombs”—Department of Energy (DOE) and Department of Defense (DOD) officials deny that there are any adverse health and environmental effects as a consequence of the manufacture, testing and use of uranium munitions. The reason for …

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It’s Not Only About Israel, Ms. Rice

Just before U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice started her short trip to the Middle East on Sunday, she described the massive destruction, dislocation, and human suffering in Lebanon as an inevitable part of the “birth pangs of a new Middle East.” From my perspective here in Beirut, where she …

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Lebanon president says Israel uses phosphorous arms

PARIS, July 24 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s president accused Israel on Monday of using phosphorous bombs in its 13-day offensive and urged the United Nations to demand an immediate ceasefire. “According to the Geneva Convention, when they use phosphorous bombs and laser bombs, is that allowed against civilians and children?” President …

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PRM. PE BÄ‚SESCU ÃŽL PAÅžTE SUSPENDAREA

Vineri, pe site-ul Camerei DeputaÅ£ilor a fost publicată stenograma ÅŸedinÅ£ei de joi, în care Birourilor Permanente ale celor Două Camere au decis menÅ£inerea în funcÅ£ii a ÅŸefilor de servicii. Din stenogramă reiese că parlamentarii au discutat într-adevăr ÅŸi despre o eventuală suspendare din funcÅ£ie a preÅŸedintelui Traian Băsescu, dar s-au …

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