Monthly Archives: November 2007

Chechen Rebels declare Caliphate of Caucasus


Rusty from the Jawa Report has reported on the declaration of the leader of the Chechen rebels who has declared war on the U.S. as well as on Russia and has at the same time declared the caliphate of the … Continue reading

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Tensions in Lebanon continue to increase


BBC NEWS | Middle East | Gunfight raises Lebanon tension The Lebanese army has been deployed in Tripoli to try and prevent further clashes between gunmen from opposition and pro-government groups. Tensions have continued to rise in Lebanon since the … Continue reading

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Tensions in Lebanon continue to increase


BBC NEWS | Middle East | Gunfight raises Lebanon tension The Lebanese army has been deployed in Tripoli to try and prevent further clashes between gunmen from opposition and pro-government groups. Tensions have continued to rise in Lebanon since the … Continue reading

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More on the Israeli strike on Syria


I have reported on this issue a few times and here is some further information from the Counterterrorism blog on why Israel felt that it was necessary to strike the nuclear facility inside the Syrian border: Interestingly, while North Korea … Continue reading

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Archaeologists claim that they have found the Lupercale in Rome


For those of us who are familiar with the story concerning the founders of Rome, Romulus and Remus, the announcement that the Lupercale has probably been found is most interesting. The site was revered by ancient Romans as being the … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology, Romulus and Remus

Turkey probes Richard Dawkin’s "God delusion"


Now this is an extremely interesting twist with regard to Islamic style probes, because it is the Turkish authorities who are examining Richard Dawkin’s book on the grounds of the possibility that the book is an attack on religious values. … Continue reading

Posted in Religion, theocracy, Turkey

Israel responds to constant mortar attacks from inside of Gaza


  An Israeli air strike on Wednesday has successfully hit an Hamas controlled post where rockets are being constantly fired into Israeli territory. Despite the bleating about the alleged “oppression” of Palestinians, there is in fact very little evidence to … Continue reading

Posted in Gaza, Hamas, Islam, Israel, Syria