Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University


News is pouring in that Anti-Obama protesters have gathered outside the University of Johannesburg over the supposed honorary doctorate that the university has planned on giving to Obama. To control a crowd of hundreds of protesters, Police resorted to rubber bullets and a stun grenade to disperse the protesters waiting for President Obama. “I feelContinue reading “Anti-Obama protests outside Johannesburg University”

Britain, France summons Israeli Ambassadors for approving construction in disputed West Bank


-After Israel approved construction of 3000 homes in West Bank and East Jerusalem area (E1), Britain and France have summoned Israeli Ambassadors in protest of the decision made by Israeli authorities. -UN has also warned of the move made by Israel in the disputed area by calling it “an almost fatal blow” to the ongoingContinue reading “Britain, France summons Israeli Ambassadors for approving construction in disputed West Bank”

Palestine celebrates as UN votes in favor of non-member observer state status


-The voting on assigning the status of a non-member observer state status to Palestine hasn’t even concluded till now and people in Yasser Arafat square have started celebrating. At 23:00 hours local time, Palentine’s President Mahmoud Abbas speech has just concluded in which he urged the international community that this is the last chance availableContinue reading “Palestine celebrates as UN votes in favor of non-member observer state status”

Air strikes by Israel in Gaza kills BBC Arabic journalist’s son among others


11 year old Son of BBC Arabic Journalist of Jihad Misharawi was killed after shrapnel hit their family home in Gaza. Three people in all have died as a result of recent incidents of violence between Israel and Gaza militants. The place where these people were present was a four story building in Kiryat MalachiContinue reading “Air strikes by Israel in Gaza kills BBC Arabic journalist’s son among others”