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‘Israel paralyzed by Iranian warships’

February 28, 2011

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Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:13PM PressTV Syrian Defense Minister Ali Habib Mahmoud says the presence of Iranian warships in the Mediterranean Sea has “paralyzed” Israel. “The presence of Iranian warships in the Mediterranean Sea for the first time since the Islamic Revolutions 32 years ago is a great move,” Lieutenant general Habib Mahmoud said at […]

Massive anti-US rally held in Pakistan

February 28, 2011

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pressTV Mon Feb 28, 2011 6:0PM More people in Pakistan are joining protests against a CIA contractor charged with the murder of two Pakistanis in the eastern city of Lahore in January. University students, human rights and political activists as well as lawyers have called for punishing Raymond Davis. On Monday, a fresh protest was […]

Iran urges US to withdraw warships

February 28, 2011

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Mon Feb 28, 2011 3:17PM PressTV A senior Iranian commander has called on the United States to withdraw its warships and fighter jets from the Islamic states in the Middle East. “The US should remove its warships, missiles, and fighter jets from Islamic countries before they are seized as spoils [of war],” Commander of Iran’s […]

Benedict XVI: “Abortion is not the solution to economic difficulties or health problems of child”

February 28, 2011

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romereports February 28, 2011. The Pope has asked doctors not to propose abortion as a solution to family, economic, and social problems or for health reasons of the child because he says abortion “does not solve anything” and causes even more serious damage. Benedict XVI “Doctors are called to show particular fortitude in continuing to […]

U.S. Offers to Help Libyan Protesters to Oust Gadhafi

February 28, 2011

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By Ethan Cole|Christian Post Reporter Mon, Feb. 28 2011 07:15 AM EDT Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that the Obama administration is ready to offer “any type of assistance” to Libyan protesters trying to oust dictator Moammar Gadhafi.Clinton’s remark came just before she flew to Geneva to discuss the situation in Libya with […]

Gospel February 28, 2011

February 28, 2011

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Mk 10:17-27 Gospel As Jesus was setting out on a journey, a man ran up, knelt down before him, and asked him, “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” Jesus answered him, “Why do you call me good? No one is good but God alone. You know the commandments: You shall not […]

Saudis Protest

February 26, 2011

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.iran-daily Saudi Shiites held a small demonstration in the oil-producing eastern province, close to Persian Gulf neighbor Bahrain, days after authorities freed Shiite prisoners following a similar protest… Saudi Shiites held a demonstration in the oil-producing eastern province, close to Persian Gulf neighbor Bahrain, days after authorities freed Shiite prisoners following a similar protest, resident […]

Russia to Sell Cruise Missiles to Damascus

February 26, 2011

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.iran-daily Russia announced Saturday that it intended to fulfill its contract to supply Syria with cruise missiles despite the turmoil shaking the region and the furious condemnation of the deal by Israel. “The contract is in the implementation stage,” news agencies quoted Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov as saying. Russia initially agreed to send a large […]

Iran Naval Training Agreement With Syria

February 26, 2011

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iran-daily Iran and Syria have agreed to cooperate in naval training after two Iranian warships docked at a port in the Arab country. The agreement strengthens ties between Iran and Syria, both hostile to Israel, as Tehran seeks to bolster its position as a regional powerhouse amid political upheaval in the troubled but strategic and […]

Feds rally to preserve pay, benefits

February 26, 2011

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By STEPHEN LOSEY | Last Updated: February 8, 2011 .federaltimes Roughly 600 American Federation of Government Employees members staged a rally and fanned out across Capitol Hill Tuesday, pressing lawmakers to resist proposals to pare back federal pay and benefits. AFGE members have visited lawmakers in past years, but recent legislative proposals calling for deep […]