Day: July 2, 2011

Libya: Muammar Gaddafi threatens Europe

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has threatened to attack Europe in revenge for Nato’s operations in Libya. Col Gaddafi said Libya would target European “homes, offices, families” unless Nato stopped its campaign. He spoke via an audio message broadcast to tens of thousands of supporters gathered in a central Tripoli square. […]

Names of the Dead

The Department of Defense has identified 1,633 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations. It confirmed the deaths of the following Americans this week: BERNIER, Nicholas P., 21, Specialist, Army; East Kingston, N.H.; 10th Mountain Division. GOYET, Mark R., 22, Lance […]

Free religious lessons in summer

By ARAB NEWS JEDDAH: The alumni of Jamia Nizamia will begin its 15th annual Islamic summer coaching program from Saturday through Aug. 10 at a school building in Azizia district. Classes for boys and girls are separate. There are no fees for this program. ‫ Ex-students of the Islamic university […]

Church to review same-sex relationships policy

The Church of England is to review its policy towards same-sex relationships and consider allowing gay clergy to be ordained as bishops. It comes after a rise in the number of clergy entering civil partnerships. There is also pressure on the Church to conform to laws guaranteeing equal treatment to […]

100 OFWs pardoned in Jordan due home in July

At least 100 overseas Filipino workers, most of them distressed household service workers, are due to arrive home from Jordan this month. Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said most of the workers are now sheltered at the Filipino Workers Resource Center (FWRC) at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Amman. […]