UN Security Council unanimous resolution on Libya

In the UN Security Council meeting on Libya on Saturday (26 Feb.) the French put their foot down,  and insisted that the violence being carried out by loyalists and agents of the current regime in Libya against the people of Libya must be referred to the International Criminal Court. UNSC resolution 1970 was adopted unanimously. […]

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Meanwhile, in Hebron

Meanwhile, back in Palestine – photos with many thanks to Hope for a Free Palestine — Palestinian police block international and Palestinian protesters at a demonstration in Hebron on Friday 25 February: This had to have been — it was — coordinated with Israeli security forces… And, as always, the Israelis take the hig...

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A musical interlude, the day after Mubarak gave Egypt to the military

Via Facebook (where else?), a pause for some day-after music, after all-night celebrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square following Husni Mubarak’s instructions to the Egyptian military to take over running the country…for the time being. Sawt al-Hurriya (Sout al-Horeya) – from a link shared on Facebook by Abed Alsalaam Abu Askar ...

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Suleiman: Mubarak has instructed Armed Forces Supreme Council to run Egypt

The newly-named Egyptian Vice President (the 1st in 30 years) Omar Suleiman made (read out) a brief announcement on Egyptian State TV just now: “In these hard circumstances, President … Mubarak has [resigned +] instructed the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces to run the country”. So, now the Army is in charge… What about [...

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Mubarak stepping down?

UPDATE: At 11:00 pm, five hours after schedule, Egyptian President Husni Mubarak made his third pre-recorded speech to the nation. However, he did not step down, as had been expected. In one brief sentence that almost passed without notice, he delegated powers to the Vice President he appointed two weeks ago, intelligence chief Omar Suleiman. [&hel...

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