Day: August 1, 2013

Robert Fisk: Baroness Ashton’s low-key approach gets her all the way to Mohamed Morsi’s secret location The 2011 Revolution showed how mature Egyptians were, even after dictatorships

What is Catherine Ashton for? She couldn’t even tell us what Mohamed Morsi said to her. Or even if she called him “President Morsi” or “Mr Morsi”. Or maybe just “Sir”. And why, by the way, is she called a “High” Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security […]

Russia Grants Snowden 1-Year Asylum

Source: NY Times: After a month holed up in the transit zone of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, Edward J. Snowden, the former intelligence contractor wanted by the United States for leaking details of surveillance programs, has received temporary refugee status in Russia and left the airport, his lawyer said Thursday. The […]

Bangladesh court disqualifies Islamic party

Source: Miami Herald By FARID HOSSAIN ASSOCIATED PRESS   DHAKA, Bangladesh — A Bangladesh court has disqualified the country’s largest Islamic party from taking part in the next general election, saying it opposes secularism. The High Court panel ruled Thursday that the opposition Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party’s regulations violate the constitutional […]

Saudi King paid 1$ billion to help army remove Morsi Saudi political activist, known as Mujtahidd, has revealed that Al Saud government has helped Egyptian defense minister with one billion dollars to topple former president Mohamed Morsi. Mujtahid who has gathered lots of attention for his Twitter campaign against Saudi government, said in his latest tweets that Commander-in-Chief of Egyptian […]