Archive for October 18, 2004
A Couple in Amorous Embrace, 1744 (Adullah Bukhari, Turkey).
Civil Liberties, Three Years After 9/11: The Other War.
“As Chechen guerrillas increasingly recruit female suicide bombers, Russian forces are sweeping through Chechnya abducting women from their homes as well as men.”
This is about the farce puppet elections in Iraq that most likely will not take place: “The United Nations has failed to fully staff its operation in Iraq, imperiling the timing and quality of the elections there and forcing inexperienced Iraqis to take the lead in preparing for the country’s” elections.
For Afghan women, there are still bigger battles than the right to vote: More mothers die in childbirth than anywhere else in the world.
U.S. Reportedly Blocked Bid for Muslim Forces.
U.S. elections: A global view / Bush bashing, but not in Israel.
Indian girl who weeps stones in plea for help.
The caption on top says: “one of the hostages who is being held in a secret location.” On the couch it says: “The Arab people.” The TV screen shows a scene from Baghdad with the headline “Live: Baghdad is Being Shelled.”
This Kindergarten school was destroyed by Israeli forces.
Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes ‘violates international law’.
I read several Arabic newspapers a day. I cannot believe how much the gap between Arab reportage on Iraq and American reportage on Iraq has been increasingly expanding as of late. In fact, a WP (see yesterday) reporter admitted that American reporters in Iraq can no longer report from the country. What you get in [...]
Wealth Gap Widens For Blacks, Hispanics.
This is one of the most fanatical of the neo-conservatives. He supports wars against Syria, Iran, and Lebanon.
Full text: Despite Gaza Pullout Plan, Home Demolitions Expand.
For those who care, I will appear live on Syrian TV’s Da’irat Al-Hadath program. Check your listing. Monday night.