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Jul 7, 2011

SPACE, Astronomy News, Jul 07, 2011

Hydrogen peroxide in space suggests water and oxygen, scientists hope
Deutsche Welle
APEX is a shared telescope between the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, the Onsala Space Observatory in Sweden, and the European Southern Observatory. The team recorded the characteristic signature of light emitted by hydrogen peroxide ...
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Panel Proposes Killing Webb Space Telescope
New York Times
By DENNIS OVERBYE The House Appropriations Committee proposed Wednesday to kill the James Webb Space Telescope, the crown jewel of NASA's astronomy plans for the next two decades. The telescope, named after a former administrator of NASA, ...
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Lenexa student completes Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center program
Kansas City Star
Scouts will earn five merit badges during their time at the Cosmosphere, including the spaceexploration, engineering, weather, aviation and astronomy badges. As part of their merit badge requirements, Scouts launch model rockets, tour Hutchinson ...
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Nobel laureate fuels South Africa's telescope dream
Independent Online
Mather, senior project scientist for the James Webb space telescope which is due to replace the Hubble instrument, said almost all great discoveries in astronomy, from that of Galileo (that planets orbit the stationary Sun), had come from the use of ...
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50 years of SA space exploration provides template for SKA
The New Age Online
“It is the presence of this radio telescope, a relic of the early space age, and the local community of radio astronomers that has led to South Africa's bid to host the ultimate radio telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) – and the development ...
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Astronaut, KU professor Steve Hawley hopes to see country take new tack on ...
Lawrence Journal World
Commercialized space ventures yield America's next way of getting into space, said Hawley, who today works as a KU professor of physics and astronomy. Hawley said he hoped the country would focus on ways to get out of low Earth orbit — something the ...
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Final Shuttle Flight End of An Era for 'Star Man'
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth
By Sara Story Director of the University of North Texas Astronomy program, Ron Diulio has a shuttle memorabilia collection that he says is probably the largest on the planet. The final US Space Shuttle flight is scheduled for Friday, but according to ...
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Geauga Co: New observatory unique to Ohio
Observatory Park is a $2 million marriage of green architecture and astronomy classroom. "From the moment [visitors] arrive here, we want that experience to be interactive," says the Geauga Park District executive director, Tom Curtin. ...
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Hofstra Brings Universe Down to Earth on National Mall
Media Newswire (press release)
... including the Space Telescope Science Institute ( Hubble Space Telescope ) American Astronomical Society, James Webb Space Telescope, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA Heliophysics Division, National Radio Astronomy Observatory, ...
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Candy Torres' love of "Star Trek" inspired her to dedicate her life to NASA
CNN International
After four years studying topics as broad as astrophysics, astronomy and theoretical geology, she graduated in 1976 with an interdisciplinary major in space science. The day after graduating from Rutgers, she was offered a job at Princeton, ...
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Maui Reaches for the HI STARS
Maui Weekly
For those students who are passionate about astronomy and would like to work with an astronomer, a weeklong summer camp offered every June is designed just for them. The camp, called Hawai'i Student/Teacher Astronomy Retreat (HI STAR), ...
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Maui Weekly
Muse Aiming to Record in Space
Bellamy has a long-held fascination with astronomy so was delighted when he received a telescope after playing a recent show in Moscow. He said, "The crowd in Moscow were probably the most intense we've ever had. They were going mental and they bought ...
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Final shuttle launch the 'end of an era' for some Jacksonville residents
Florida Times-Union
"It's the end of an era," said Reynolds, dean of liberal arts and sciences at Florida State College at Jacksonville and a contributing editor for Astronomy Magazine. "We don't have any real direction when it comes to human exploration of space. ...
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House panel proposes cutting NASA's budget
Federal Times
"It is a telescope that will be 100 times more powerful than the Hubble, so for the advancement of science, innovation, astronomy, the James Webb telescope is important to us and the international science community." Mikulski suggested the White House ...
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Apocalyptic Time-Lapse Video of Massive Phoenix Dust Storm
Universe Today
by Nancy Atkinson on July 6, 2011 This isn't space and astronomy-related, but this video of the massive dust storm that swept through the Phoenix area yesterday is just amazing, if not apocalyptic! Mike Olbinski, a photographer from the area shot this ...
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Suntrust Bank Gift Makes A Significant Impact In Manatee County
The Bradenton Times
The show covers significant events and milestones from the shuttle program's contributions to astronomy—from the first flight, devastating Challenger and Endeavor events, to the end of an era. To compliment the regular schedule of space-focused ...
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The Bradenton Times
Vesta asteroid could have its own moon
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
(NASA) Moons are kind of like the iPhone of the astronomy world. It seems like just about everyone has one these days. NASA scientists suspect that even Vesta, an “Arizona-size asteroid” in orbit around the sun, might have its own moon. ...
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What you do should follow what you believe
Herald and News
This includes exploration, navigation, conquests, governments, building hospitals, establishing schools and orphanages, breakthroughs in medicine and science, astronomy and space. It's not my job to decide how good or true someone else's "believing" is ...
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Celestron Launches Its First iPhone Application, SkyQ (press release)
Celestron's new SkyQ is an easy to use astronomy application that locates and identifies virtually any celestial object visible in the night sky with portable convenience right from the palm of your hand. A real value at only $4.99, simply install SkyQ ...
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Adler blends fact with fantastic
Chicago Tribune
This quantum leap of the imagination is handled with good grace by scriptwriter Nick Sagan, a sci-fi writer and the son of 1970s astronomy popularizer Carl. We in the theater are able to travel so far and so fast, Sagan has our narrator explain, ...
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CSM planning Coastside cutbacks
Half Moon Bay Review
Only four classes are planned for fall semester, including two art classes and courses in astronomyand psychology. Last month, the college district board of directors approved four community-service classes for the fall semester on the Coastside, ...
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Flaming Lips rock the Lovell telescope
New Scientist (blog)
For the past 54 years it has been the iconic centrepiece of Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics and part of the University of Manchester's astronomy and astrophysics research programme. The centre was recently shortlisted as a potential UNESCO World ...
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New Scientist (blog)
Light gets dragged after getting slowed down to speed of sound
ZME Science
Miles Padgett in the Optics Group in the School of Physics & Astronomy, said: “The speed of light is a constant only in vacuum . When light travels through glass, movement of the glass drags the light with it too. “Spinning a window as fast as you ...
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ZME Science
Recommended: Go virtual stargazing down under
"The scenes are chosen with the eye of an artist, but the subtle panning and excellent control of and contrast reveal technical skills of a high order," the organizers of the astronomy festival said in a news release announcing the winner.
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Clackamas County events roundup features West Linn Street Dance, Timberline ...
Molalla Museum Complex, 620 S. Molalla Ave., Molalla; free; Timberline Star Party: Professors of astronomy Doug McCarty and Todd Duncan, as well as several amateurastronomers, provide telescopes for the public to view galaxies, ...
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Cassini Spacecraft Captures Images and Sounds of Big Saturn Storm
PR Newswire (press release)
Because analysis on that image was not completed immediately, Fischer sent out a notice to the worldwide amateur astronomy community to collect more images. A flood of amateur images helped scientists track the storm as it grew rapidly, wrapping around ...
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dagblog (blog)
The same sobriquet would have to be applied to meteorology, astronomy, physics..... If the speed of light were variable, we could not communicate on our pc's, on our telephones, on our GPS mechanisms, on our radios, on our televisions. ...
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NASA selects planetarium for video project
Seminole State College
For instance, Seminole State's Planetarium features live, interactive shows on topics ranging from alien sightings and Chinese astronomy to Maya culture and dinosaurs, all developed by planetarium staff. While at Goddard, Demeter and Gabrovic will ...
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Brian Cox Returns to SCIENCE for the Second Installment of the Peabody-Award ...
MarketWatch (press release)
A former keyboard player in the UK pop band D:Ream, Cox is a noted physicist who transforms cutting-edge science and astronomy into accessible information that is as digestible as it is fascinating. As a companion to the series, Harper Collins will ...
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Hot Picks: Festival fun
The Entertainment section includes a movie review of “Meek's Cutoff,” which is next in the BACinema series, and a look at Tall Grass Arts Association's film series screening of “Made in Dagenham. Also, Carpe Weekend offers some events for astronomy ...
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The secret stash of souvenirs on the shuttle Atlantis
Mother Nature Network
The astronomy director there offered Ferguson a small part of the Institute's Fels Planetarium to fly. "I will take that and when [the flight] is all done, I'll present it back to them and they can hold it up as an example of what flew on the very last ...
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Mother Nature Network
Life aboard the Space Station : Space and Astronomy news daily ...
By Jonathan Nally
TWO HIGH-PROFILE SPACE MISSIONS came to end in May and June. European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Paolo Nespoli returned to Earth on May24, after spending almost six months aboard the International Space Station on his MagISStra ...
Space and Astronomy news daily...
Hydrogen peroxide found in space
The clouds are mostly made of hydrogen, but contain traces of other chemicals, and are prime targets for astronomers hunting for molecules in spaceAstronomers using the APEX telescope to observe this region discovered hydrogen ... Latest News RSS News Feed
Congress puts NASA and JWST on the chopping block | Bad Astronomy ...
By Phil Plait
Astronomy | Congress | When I saw the Presidential Budget Request this year for NASA, I was heartened: lots of money for commercial space transport and science. Obama hasn't been a vo. ...NASA's Next-Gen Space Telescope on the Chopping Block – Fox News | Tucson AZ News and Weather Says: July 7th, 2011 at 6:48 am. [...] would kill Webb space telescopeFlorida TodayThe Guardian (blog) -Discovery News -Discover Magazine (blog)all 103 news [...] 9. Caleb Says: ...
Bad Astronomy
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ENTERTAINMENT News, Jul 07, 2011

Which of these is your favorite revenge film?
The Express-Times Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:37 AM PDT
Vote in this week's entertainment poll.
Nicki Minaj opens up in 'E! Entertainment Special'
Digital Spy Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:36 AM PDT
Nicki Minaj discusses her childhood and rise to fame in her own E!Entertainment Special .
Mohegan Gaming Advisors to Manage and Operate Casinos andEntertainment Properties
Business Wire Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:36 AM PDT
UNCASVILLE, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority announced today that it has formed Mohegan Gaming Advisors with the intent on pursuing management contracts and consulting agreements for casino and entertainment properties in regional markets in the United States. The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) is the owner and operator of Mohegan Sun inUncasville, Connecticut ...
Make sure beneficiaries benefit how you want
Boyertown Area Times Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:33 AM PDT
BOSTON (TheStreet) ââ Reviewing legal terms can be as exciting as watching paint dry, but when it comes to your estate plan, thoroughness trumps entertainment value. Despite the tediousness of the task, making the extra effort is well worth it and will help ensure that your hard-earned savings end up where you want them.
Search Engine: The Bridge Between Netizens And Webpages
WN Philippines Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:32 AM PDT
 The use of the internet is very much popular today that it becomes part of our day to day activity. Internet have many uses; in the field of communication, socialization, information, entertainment and several others. In the field of information the use of the search engine are very much important. With the thousand of available websites and web pages in the World...
Music mogul Rosemond pleads not guilty in NY
The Washington Times Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:31 AM PDT
NEW YORK (AP) - Hip hop mogul James Rosemond has pleaded not guilty to federal charges that he ran a cocaine trafficking ring betweenLos Angeles and New York. The CEO of New York-based CzarEntertainment was arraigned Wednesday in Brooklyn. Attorney Jeffrey Lichtman says his client is being framed. Prosecutors say ...
Parma Sun Post entertainment calendar
Parma Sun Post Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:29 AM PDT
Parma Sun Post entertainment calendar
Entertainment / Lifestyle
Malaysian Digest Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:29 AM PDT
Which stadium should the Bersih 2.0 rally be held? MIRI, 7 JULY, 2011: The Magistrate's Court here today ordered Sarawak Wanita PKR secretary Zulhaidah Suboh to be released on bail of RM4,000 with one surety, each for two charges of violating the Societies Act 1966.
Dear Supreme Court, Here's Who's Really Playing Video Games
Techland Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:20 AM PDT
We're a week gone from the Supreme Court's historic ruling on Brown v.Entertainment Merchants Association, which declared that video games should enjoy the same protections as other forms of art. Like the ruling in the 1952 Joseph Burstyn, Inc. v. Wilson case did for film, the Brown decision moves video games from being categorized [...]
India's Mumbai hit by partying curbs
News 24 South Africa Thu, 07 Jul 2011 06:18 AM PDT
Mumbai may be Indiaâs entertainment capital and famous for its nightlife, but with revellers increasingly restrained by local rules and regulations, it doesnât always seem that way.

HEALTH News, Fitness, Wellness, Diets, Jul 07, 2011

How health insurance agents provide value in the new landscape of health care
Smart Business Network
Creating a complete message is important; prevention, wellness, diet and exercise can be offered through the employer with the right help. Health care reform is creating static. A great misnomer among congressional delegates is that health insurance ...
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We're All Talking... But is Anybody Listening?
... and Whole Health Educator certified by the National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH) to design and implement corporate wellness programs that support individuals as they maximize their healththrough simple diet and lifestyle modifications. ...
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Increase Your Health and Lose the Weight with THE PANCREATIC OATH by Candice P ...
PR Newswire (press release)
In THE PANCREATIC OATH, Rosen continues her mission to educate the public about the crucial role the pancreas plays in overall health, wellness and maintaining the optimal weight. Peeling away the mystery that surrounds the often overlooked, ...
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Nestlé Healthy Kids Programme helps teachers in Nigeria
The worldwide initiative – launched in the country last month – aims to improve the nutrition, healthand wellness of children aged 6-12 years old by promoting nutrition education, a balanced diet, greater physical activity and a healthy lifestyle. ...
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Summer classes ongoing at Healthy U
Dekalb Daily Chronicle
To achieve that goal, the campaign focuses on four areas: family wellness, fitness, nutrition and general health. KCH dietitian Monica Klemm said she helps provide evidence-based information to debunk certain diet myths and help families make healthier ...
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Primary duty is to patient
These include diet, exercise, and avoidance of self-harm, such as smoking. We know there are many reasons why people do not follow good advice about both wellness and illness. At the population level, society must address barriers to good self-care, ...
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LIBYA, Egypt, Syria, Bahrain, Yemen news, Jul 07, 2011

The Arab Spring Has Given Way to a Long, Hot Summer
Council on Foreign Relations
Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, and Libya have had their turn; now Syria occupies centre stage. More than 1000 people have been killed in recent fighting, while hundreds of thousands still risk their lives challenging the regime. ...
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Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
“The government of Syria claims that it's interested in dialogue at the same time that it is attacking and massing forces in Hama, where demonstrations have been nothing but peaceful.” Rebel fighters seized a village south of the Libyan capital and ...
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The Arab summer: Taking stock
Ahram Online
In Libya, Yemen and Syria, the winds of change are blowing hard. Colonel Gaddafi might hold on for a few months longer, but the new Libya will eventually be formed without him. It will be based on the agreement of its people who, despite regional and ...
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Gulf Turmoil Sparks Boom for Private Bankers as Richest Protect Their Cash
The regional unrest that has toppled presidents in Egypt and Tunisia and has spread toSyria, Yemen and Saudi Arabia, is prompting wealthy people from the most troubled countries to turn to more stable markets such as the United Arab Emirates. ...
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Why Bradley Manning is an American Hero
The chain reaction of democratic protests and uprisings that has swept Egypt, Libya,Bahrain, Syria, Yemen, and even in a modest way Iraq, all began in Tunisia, where leaked US State Department cables about the staggering corruption of the ruling Ben ...
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Giving Arab Spring Activism An International Profile
Journal of Turkish Weekly
The IWPR project has featured activists from Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen, Bahrainand Syria, and covered countries where the impact of the Arab Spring have been less clear, such as Jordan and Morocco. “Our aim with the Arab Spring reporting project is ...
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INTERVIEW-Levi's seeks to tap Arab Spring to sell jeans
Reuters Africa
... and Egypt earlier this year. Libyan rebels are attempting to overthrow ruler Muammar Gaddafi, while protests and demonstrations have rocked governments in Bahrain,Yemen, Syria and swept across other parts of North Africa and the Middle East. ...
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Arab refining output up 633000 BPD in 4 years
Refining units were put at eight in Egypt, seven in Saudi Arabia, five each in the UAE, Algeria and Libya, three each in Kuwait and Sudan, two each in Oman, Yemen, Syriaand Morocco and one each in Bahrain, Tunisia, Jordan and Mauritania.
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Gulf region to buy record number of luxury cars this year
Times of India
The upbeat outlook for much of the Gulf region contrasts with other areas of the Arab world, where uprisings have overthrown governments in Egypt and Tunisia and have sparked a civil war in Libya and riots in Syria, Bahrain and Yemen. ...
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Catherine Ashton EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security...
And last week my team was in New York, coordinating our work on Libyawith the UN. Outside the courthouse in Freedom Square, I met some of the people who have been bringing democracy to life in Libya. They thanked me; they thanked you; they thanked the ...
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KSA cellular market most competitive in region
Zawya (subscription)
The rankings of countries like Algeria, Bahrain, and Mauritania improved from 2010; those of Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Syria, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates remained unchanged; while the rankings of ...
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Wikileaks Role in Arab Spring
Toward Freedom
[Includes rush transcript] AMY GOODMAN: Julian Assange, I want to ask you about the Arab Spring and what you see as Wikileaks role as what started in Tunisia, and Egypt, what we're seeing in Bahrain and Yemen, Syria, Libya. What role did Wikileaks play...
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Tomgram: Chase Madar, A Medal for Bradley Manning? « Rethink ...
By alexthurston
It was the same week that unnamed “American officials” leaked the latest covert opsnews to the New York Times — that “the clandestine American military campaign to combat al-Qaeda's franchise in Yemen is expanding to fight the Islamist militancy ... The chain reaction of democratic protests and uprisings that has swept EgyptLibya,BahrainSyriaYemen, and even in a modest way Iraq, all began in Tunisia, where leaked U.S. State Department cables about the staggering ...
Rethink Afghanistan War Blog
Tomgram: Chase Madar, A Medal for Bradley Manning? | TomDispatch
By Chase Madar
It was the same week that unnamed “American officials” leaked the latest covert opsnews to the New York Times -- that “the clandestine American military campaign to combat al-Qaeda's franchise in Yemen is expanding to fight the Islamist militancy ... The chain reaction of democratic protests and uprisings that has swept EgyptLibya,BahrainSyriaYemen, and even in a modest way Iraq, all began in Tunisia, where leaked U.S. State Department cables about the staggering ...
TomDispatch - Blog
Middle East Update: July - Islam News Room
Egypt, Bahrain, Libya, Syria, Yemen middle_east1. Now What? ... Obama administration is open to dialogue with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt because "it is...
Arab Dominoes (in process, and to follow:) Tunisia, Egypt, Libya ...
So far Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain, and Syria are all dealing with the ...More on the future and causes behind the new Islamic revolution, ...
Libya, Syria and Middle East unrest - Tuesday 28 June 2011 | World ...
Libya dismisses arrest warrants against Gaddafi and a new Gaza flotilla is ... for not mentioning Syria / Libya / Bahrain / Yemen / Egypt and all the other ...
The Arab Spring: Opening A Pandorra's Box?
The downtrodden have risen to forge a new identity, to look for better opportunities ...Reactions followed in Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain, Libya and Syria where ...
Motion for a resolution on Syria, Yemen and Bahrain the context of ...
B. whereas also in Libya, Syria, Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, ... in particular regarding the uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya has been slow and at ... urgent needs and to respond to the new challenges and transformations underway in ...
Women Making Change in the Middle East and North Africa / Friday ...
News & Analysis · Women's Rights in the News ... and Egypt, and the now ongoing uprisings in Libya, Syria, Bahrain and Yemen reveal the tales of the people. ...
Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, and Libya have had their turn; now Syria ... while thenew voice for Arab publics emerging from the upheavals makes it more ...
Bahrain in the Context of the Arab Spring |
Bouazizi's death was the spark that has since rippled across the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region to Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain, Syria, Algeria, ...
Al Jazeera wilts in Arab Spring #BAHRAIN #YEMEN #SYRIA #EGYPT ...
Pepi Escobar says name of the game is not #Libya; it's Long War, aimed at ' taking ...wilts in Arab Spring #BAHRAIN #YEMEN #SYRIA # EGYPT #LIBYA#TUNISIA ... The Arab American News - Al Jazeera wilts in Arab Spring ...
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‎#Bahrain video: The Son of the Martyr Majeed Ahmed #USA # UK #UN #HRW #News #Syria #Egypt #libya #Feb14 #Yemen #Syria ...
The Arab Spring Has Given Way to a Long, Hot Summer
News Releases Articles Editorials Reports Books Maps Forums Letters Search ...Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, and Libya have had their turn; now Syria ...
June 2011 - California Law Review
Tunisia. Egypt. Jordan. Bahrain. Yemen. Algeria. Syria. Libya. Iran. ... New media plays an important role in the revolutions occurring across the region as ...
YouTube - Bahrain TV نصيحة سعيد الحمد إلى خليفة بن سلمان
Bahrain syria Libya protests news Saudi 14Feb Revolution aljazeera Egypt shia jews palestine Yemen police cars crash shooting thugs israel Army البحرين ...
Arab Spring Sprung? | Standpoint
The only six countries affected by the "Spring" are Tunisia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya,Yemen and Syria, in chronological order. Let's review them. ...