Archive for April 3, 2007
“Saudi reformers petition king for elections”. (King said that he is busy inspecting the barrels of 4500 liters of wine that were found in Ta’if).
“The worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s richest countries, which have contributed by far the most to the atmospheric changes linked to global warming, are already spending billions of dollars to limit their own risks from its worst consequences, like drought and rising seas. But despite longstanding treaty commitments to help poor countries deal with warming, these industrial powers are [...]
“How Bogus Letter Became a Case for War: Intelligence Failures Surrounded Inquiry on Iraq-Niger Uranium Claim”
“Kuwait’s new education minister was greeted by protests as she took the oath of office, after she refused to wear a headscarf in parliament.” (thanks Wissam)
“Rania Joubran, the first Arab-Israeli cadet in the Israeli Foreign Ministry, received a personal apology from Prime Minister Ehud Olmert after being grilled by airport security. Her complaints sparked new efforts to address longstanding complaints that Arab passengers are subjected to a discriminatory screening process at the airport.”Maybe that will dispel her illusions and delusions. [...]
Barrels containing 4500 liters of wine were found buried underground in Ta’if. Members of the House of Saud lined up to personally inspect the barrels. (thanks Haytham)