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October 7, 2008

Yemen Arrests Militants - Accuses Israel of Involvement

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

The government of Yemen, a regional enemy of Israel, announced Tuesday it had arrested members of a Muslim extremist terrorist cell who were allegedly involved in an attack against the United States embassy in that country last month. According to Yemen authorities, the cell was supported by Israel....

September 19, 2008

Obama takes lead in the polls - again

Aggregated from: England for Obama

Watch my new girl crush Rachel Maddow talking about the latest Gallup poll - which shows that Obama is leading McCain among registered voters - as well as covering Obama, Biden and McCain’s latest comments about the economy (and some of MCain’s older ones): Looks like the post-Palin bum...

September 17, 2008

Yemen: Sixteen People Killed in US Embassy Attack

Sixteen people were killed when the US Embassy in Sana'a, Yemen, was attacked with a car bomb and rockets today. One blogger was minutes away from the explosions.

Yemen U.S. Embassy Attack Leaves 16 Dead

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

A terrorist attack on the U.S. embassy in Yemen left 16 people dead today. Responsibility for the vile attack was instantly claimed by the Islamic Jihad, an extremist Moslem terrorist organization. The attack consisted out of two car bombs exploding at (more or less) the same time at the gate of the...

July 21, 2008

Progress, of sorts

Aggregated from: Pickled Politics » United States

“A US judge has ruled that the first war crimes trial at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre, involving Osama Bin Laden’s former driver, can go ahead. Judge James Robertson dismissed a claim from lawyers for Salim Hamdan, a Yemeni, that it should be stopped while he challenged the proces...

June 4, 2008

Swing to Obama among English language students

Aggregated from: The World Wants Obama Coalition

Obama has repeatedly topped online and offline polls, many of which we've profiled before. Some interesting new data comes from English, baby!, the most visited website for English language students with 750,000 members. It has run a series of polls related to the US Presidential elections. The firs...

April 30, 2008

One on One: Hillary style

Aggregated from: Moments in Words From Hadhramout

"I’m offering Sen. Obama the chance to debate me one-on-one, no moderators. Just the two of us going for 90 minutes asking and answering questions. We’ll set whatever rules seem fair." That's how Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton presented her invitation for a 'one-on-one' debate to Sen. Bar...

April 9, 2008

Race and the Race to the White House

Aggregated from: Moments In Words from Hadhramout

Since the times of Jesse Owens who was never invited to the White House nor bestowed any honors by the then residents of that House; since: Emmet Till, Rosa Parks, James Meredith, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X - Americans have achieved much in their quest for equal rights for their different race...

March 28, 2008

Middle East and North Africa: Client Number Nine

Eliot Spitzer's fall from grace grabbed the headlines as soon as newsmen caught wind of the scandal. Bloggers followed closely on their heel, including those from the Middle East and North Africa, whose attention was turned to the humiliation his wife must have suffered from and indignation of having her to stand by him as he announced his resignation.

March 15, 2008

Client No. 9

Aggregated from: Moments in Words From Hadhramouts

The American news media, as always, relishes such dirt. Not even yesterday's big slump of the Dollar, or the precarious state of the American economy or the current (undemocratic) tight Democratic Party's race for the White House - not any of these is getting, now, as much coverage and such focused ...