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"France calls for there to be no violence against protesting civilians, it is their right to demonstrate," the French leader had said.
"Every leader, and (every) Arab leader in particular, needs to understand that the reaction of the international community will be the same every time," he said.
The U.N. Human Rights Council authorized a special investigator on Iran March 24 to examine reports of excessive use of the death penalty, executions by stoning and inhumane treatment of political opponents.
Gaza militants launch projectile at Israeli bus; 2 wounded one seriously
Aljazeera reporter says Israeli tank shells have hit near a Hamas outpost
Breaking: Clashes between Palestinian resistance & Israeli forces now in Eastern #Gaza
5 injured in Gaza
IDF says 3 injured on the bus
Residents of Gaza-area communities were told to go to fortified safe areas Thursday afternoon after an apparent anti-tank missile attack on a bus in the Sdot Negev area.
Breaking: Israeli F16s now entered Gaza in the sky
more mortar fire hits Israel
BREAKING: Israeli choppers firing ammunition towards residential areas in #Gaza
multiple attacks on Gaza right now, Apache's, tanks used by IDF
Boy, 13, critically injured as Gaza missile hits bus
13 year old Koby Mandell killed son of Rabbi Seth Mandell
4 Apache helicopters roaming sky East of Shojaeya
Barak orders "swift" action after #Gaza attack: Israeli chopper gunned targets in Gaza for 1st time since 2008/9 war
Barak tells IDF to act on Gaza with all necessary means
Home in Eshkol, Israel near Gaza hit
50-year- old man killed in Gaza by IOF artillery
Warplanes bombed site Abu Jarad in #Gaza
Two rockets fall near the new site now Obeida east of #Gaza
Five large explosions rock #Gaza City now
The Israeli forces are currently bombarding the Eastern parts of Rafah & The Airport in #Gaza, we have reports on several injuries.
At this point 16 mortars have fallen in #Israel from #Gaza in the last hour.
Now eastern Gaza, northern Gaza, Khanyounis and other areas continue to be bombed by Israel warplanes.
Israeli drones and airplanes can be heard flying above #Gaza city. Explosions heard from time to time.
Breaking: Electricity is off now on several areas in #Gaza
Egypt FM warns Israel against attacks on Gaza
URGENT: declaring a state of emergency in all health facilities in #Gaza
fighting along gaza-israel border
16 mortar shells are fired from Gaza into Israel #alarabiya
Israeli Pres. Shimon Peres: "Negev bus attack shows Gaza is a terror state"
Breaking: Medics said 1 dead 15 inured including 2 women & 3 children after Israel mass shelling on Gaza
reports say IDF movement into Gaza likely
New Israeli strike in north of Gaza Strip
At least 4 large explosions in Gaza within 5 minutes
Israeli gunboats have joined the tanks, helicopters, drones and F-16s. #Rafah and Deir al-Balah are being assaulted. #Gaza
IDF attacking Gaza Egypt border, main target are the tunnels
45 rockets & mortars fired @ Israeli home front from Gaza Strip in past 3 hours
two consecutive explosions apparently the result of Apache's shelling in #Gaza city
Gaza media : ambulance hit 5 injured
IDF nabs 8 Palestinians in West Bank
Fresh explosions reported across the #Gaza strip. Residents reporting "major IDF" operation underway.
Iron Dome intercepts Gaza Rocket
Al-Qassam Brigades confirmed hitting of an Israeli Apache in sky of Khan Younis
HQ here in #Damascus seems to have been deserted in recent hours. Security normally seen outside has gone away.
Hundreds injured in Yemen unrest (DPA)
Yemen's Saleh rejects Gulf Arab mediation plan (Reuters)
Report: Two killed, 25 wounded by gunfire in Taiz, Yemen (Reuters)
Yemen's Saleh rejects 'belligerent intervention' from overseas (Reuters)
Report: Yemen police use live rounds at protesters, injuring 409 (Reuters)
Two Bahraini protesters die in police custody (DPA)
Bahrain human rights activist beaten, after kingdom launches crackdown on protesters (Reuters)
Haaretz WikiLeaks: Bahrain King boasted of intelligence ties with Israel (Haaretz)
Bahrain opposition newspaper resumes publication following ban, editor replaced (Reuters)
Gulf Arab states protest 'Iranian interference' over Bahrain demonstrations (Reuters)
Jordan man sets himself ablaze outside PM's office during political unrest (AP)
Libyan government assault on Misrata kills at least 30 (Reuters)
Libyan rebels in Misrata say they see 'positive change' from NATO strikes (Reuters)
Libyan state TV shows Gadhafi on school visit, pupils seen shouting anti-Western slogans (Reuters)
Poland won't join NATO military campaign against Libya over Europe's 'hypocrisy' (Reuters)
UN chief to chair meeting of League of Arab States to coordinate response to Libya (DPA)
Report: Five people killed in Libya fighting between Gadhafi forces and rebels (Reuters)
NATO airstrikes hit pro-Gadhafi forces' weapons depots near Libya town Zintan (Reuters)
Both Libyan rebels and Gadhafi loyalists welcome new Turkish peace proposal (DPA)
Report: NATO air strike hits Libya rebel positions near oil port (Reuters)
NATO: Airstrikes have destroyed 1/3 of Gadhafi's weapons (AP)
Libya rebel official: Opposition seeks to install parliamentary democracy in Libya (Reuters)
Russia FM to NATO: arming Libya rebels would be 'interference in civil war' (DPA)
U.K. Royal Air Force chief says Libya conflict could last six months (DPA)
Pro-Gadhafi forces shelling residential areas of Libyan city of Misrata (Reuters)
Gadhafi regime, including sons, must go, Ashton spokesman says (DPA)
Italy recognizes Libya rebels as legitimate voice (AP)
Germany says may send soldiers to Libya to assist in humanitarian efforts (Reuters)
Washington says Libya war reaching stalemate (Reuters)
Gbagbo's forces attack Ouattara's Ivory Coast base (Reuters)
UN finds 100 plus bodies in Ivory Coast, some burned alive and others thrown down a well (Reuters)
Iraqi forces storm settlement of Iranian exiles, casualties reported (AP)
Roadside bombs in Baghdad kill 3, wound 11 (AP)
Iraq PM: International condemnation and intervention in Libya 'selective' (AP)
Hamas militant killed in air strike was 'directly' involved in Shalit kidnapping (Haaretz)
Palestinians report renewed Israel air strikes on Gaza (Ch. 10)
Mortar fire from Gaza lands in Eshkol region, damaging homes in area (Haaretz)
Hamas says its militants didn't intend to target children when they fired rocket at a bus (Reuters)
Hamas threatens to escalate if Israeli raids persist (Reuters)
IHH head: Activists to head to Gaza through the sea, air, and land (Israel Radio)
Palestinians: Israeli tank shelling killed a man in Gaza (AP)
Grad rocket fired toward Be'er Sheva; no injuries reported (Haaretz)
Report: IAF strike kills Hamas commander and two of his bodyguards (Reuters)
IDF says over 60 projectiles strike southern Israel on Friday (Army Radio)
World Bank: core Palestinian institutions comparible with those in established nations (Reuters)
Report: U.S. doubts Pakistan's plan to defeat Taliban (Reuters)
Pakistan police: 41 killed in blast at Sufi shrine in east Pakistan (Reuters)
WikiLeaks cable reveals Iran was eyeing Swiss technology for possible military use (Reuters)
Russia says nuclear fuel being reloaded at Iran plant (Reuters)
Iran State TV: Four Iranian police killed in attack on border with Iraq (Reuters)
Syrian forces fire at mourners after mass funeral in Daraa, witnesses say (Reuters)
Syrian rights group says at least 37 protesters were killed across the country on Friday (Reuters)
Syria forces fire at Latakia democracy protesters (Reuters)
Obama condemns violence against Syrian anti-government protesters (DPA)
Syrian authorities arrest prominent cleric who supported anti-government protests (Reuters)
Syria reverses ban on Islamic face veil in schools (AP)
Man arrested for filming Syria protests denies any connection to Israel (Ch. 10)
Freed Syrian activist says Assad reform not serious (Reuters)
Iron Dome missile defense system intercepts rocket fired at Ashkelon (Haaretz)
Pelosi: U.S. support Israel, no matter who is in power (Haaretz)
Ashton: I am deeply disappointed by approval of East Jerusalem settlement expansion (Haaretz)
Peres asked Obama to pardon Jonathan Pollard during Washington meet (Haaretz)
Two die from bullet wounds after Egypt protests, medical sources say (Reuters)
Egypt military beats protesters at Tahrir square, fires shots (Reuters)
Egypt detains former aide to Mubarak for probe (Reuters)
Wall Street Journal report: 60% Egyptians support maintaining peace with Israel (Haaretz)
Egypt ready to re-establish Iran diplomatic ties (Reuters)
HR watchdog urges Egypt leadership to release blogger arrested for criticizing military (Reuters)
Egypt's ruling generals said on Saturday they were ready to use force to end protests in Tahrir Square after troops cracked down on demonstrators overnight and sparked violence that medical sources said killed two people.
Saudis ask U.S. for price quotes for warships (Reuters)
Oman protesters seek prosecution of those behind killings of demonstrators (Reuters)
Omani protesters vow to return after security forces stopped five weeks of demonstrations (Reuters)
U.S. Embassy convoy attacked in southern Lebanon (AP)
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Poland won't join NATO military campaign against Libya over Europe's 'hypocrisy' (Reuters)
Gee, one country who see the problem.
Hamas: Israel truce will be met with a truce
Israel warns of stronger response to Gaza rockets
New Palestinian military groups surface in Gaza
Attacks on Gaza continue
Interior Minister Eli Yishai calls for wider aerial campaign against Gaza to target bases, crossings, roads and infrastructure, calls a new ground operation in Gaza "unnecessary"
Earlier today Hamas declared a state of emergency because of the escalation
Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya'alon (former IDF chief of general-staff): War is last option, but don't test us, "We have a lot of options," he added, "and the IDF is prepared for them."
2 rockets land in Israel
Israel vows to respond 'most harshly' if Gaza rockets continue
Israel fires on group launching Grad rocket from north Gaza
Israel's defense minister Barak says the country will not accept that people in the south have to live in shelters
Arab League Council Meets to Discuss Israeli aggression on Gaza
Israel's defense minister Barak: We hold Hamas responsible for everything in Gaza
Explosion in Gaza
Another rocket explodes in Israel
Turkey condemns 'disproportionate' Israeli violence in Gaza
More mortars land in Israel
Giora Eiland (former National Security Advisor): extensive military operation against Gaza "only a matter of time."
Originally posted by SeekerofTruth101
Where were they when the beast Gaddafi ruthlessly murdered our fellow humans when all they seek was a better representation UNARMED and yet were BRUTALLY MURDERED by the hundreds of the beast's sons and minions?
Where were they even today, right now, as the beast continued to bomb without any discretion at innocent civiliain habitats in Misurata????!!!!!!
The Desertec project aims to build solar power plants in several locations in north Africa. Jeworrek said the "most important criteria" was that the locations were "situated in politically stable lands". Morocco, as well as Libya and Algeria have been cited as potential sites, where land is also cheap.
The companies – including Siemens, Deutsche Bank, and the energy companies RWE and E.on – will meet on July 13 in Munich to draw up an agreement. German government ministries as well as the Club of Rome, a Zurich-based NGO of leading scientists, managers and politicians which advocates sustainable development, are also expected to be present.
Cell seeks to avenge assassination of Imad Mughniyeh; attack could target Israelis in immediate future, security sources warn.
United States condemns attacks on embassies in Tripoli in 'strongest possible terms' (AP)
Russia FM: NATO using 'disproportionate' force causing death of innocent Libyan civilians (AP)
Report: Gadhafi's son Saif al-Arab killed in NATO airstrike (Haaretz)
Firefighting between Gadhafi's soldiers and rebel forces near Tunisia border (Reuters)
Libya forces artillery fire hits Tunisian border town (Reuters)
Britain expels Libyan ambassador after Tripoli embassy attack (DPA)
Libyan rebels report forces fighting Gadhafi soldiers for Misrata airport (Reuters)
Hamas official: Gaza-bound flotilla postponed to mid-June due to 'logistical issues' (Ch. 10)
Israel freezes cash transfer to Palestinians due to Hamas unity deal (AP)
Netanyahu: Those who wish for peace should worry about Hamas-Fatah reconciliation (Haaretz)
MK Tibi: Israel withholding cash transfer to PA is criminal (Haaretz)
Fayyad: PA in contact with foreign powers to stop Israel cash freeze (Reuters)
Sallam Fayad: Israel cutting tax payments won't end Fatah-Hamas peace (Israel Radio)
Hamas political chief Mehsal arrives in Cairo for signing of Palestinian unity deal (AP)
Tel Aviv U.: Fall in global anti-Semitic incidents, but number still high overall (AP)
Netanyahu: Israel is facing a real threat to its existence, not a theoretical one (Haaretz)
Yemen opposition: President Saleh thwarted power transfer deal (Reuters)
Deal to end Yemen crisis postponed indefinitely following President's refusal to sign (AP)
Ahmadinejad backs down on political challenge to Khamenei (AP)
Egypt says it intends to open Gaza border permanently (Reuters)
Muslim Brotherhood to contest half of seats in Egypt parliamentary elections (AP)
Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil al-Arabi on Sunday called on the United States to recognise a Palestinian state, as rival Palestinian factions prepare to sign a reconciliation accord in Cairo.
Arabi urged visiting US Congressman Steve Chabot to "press Congress and the American administration to recognise a Palestinian state."
Recognition "would correspond with previous statements by the American administration supporting peace based on two states," the official MENA news agency quoted him as saying.
Obama urges Bahrain to respect people's rights (DPA)
Iran military commander: Saudi deployment of forces in Bahrain will spark unrest at home (AP)
The toppling of the presidents in Tunisia and Egypt precipitated a tumult of revolutionary fervor that promises to transform the Middle East, but the potential collapse of the Syrian regime could wreak havoc of a very different kind.
In Syria, the fall of President Bashar al-Assad would unleash a cataclysm of chaos, sectarian strife and extremism that spreads far beyond its borders, threatening not only the entrenched rulers already battling to hold at bay a clamor for democratic change but also the entire balance of power in the volatile region, analysts and experts say.
“If the regime collapses you will have civil war and it will spread throughout the region,” engulfing Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and beyond, said Hilal Khashan, professor of political science at the American University of Beirut. “A collapse of the Syrian regime is a doomsday scenario for the entire Middle East.”
Security forces arrest hundreds of pro-democracy sympathizers across Syria (Reuters)
Report: Syria security forces arrest top opposition figures (Israel Radio)
Syrian eyewitness: Convoy of armored vehicles and buses packed with troops rolling into Daraa (AP)
Syria army tanks shell city of Daraa in bid to quash uprising (AP)
500 arrests in Syrian city of Daraa (DPA)
Fifty members of ruling Baath party in Syrian siege town Rastan resign (Reuters)