Libya

admin on April 6th, 2011

As the winds of war and rebellion sweep across the Middle East and North Africa,  U.S  foreign policy in the region seems to be more confused than ever.   Other than America’s rock solid relationship with Israel, it’s difficult to figure out  who is friend and who is foe.   It is not so difficult, however, to [...]

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admin on March 29th, 2011

The implications of what may happen to Eman and possibly her family are foreboding. Wadad Omar who stated that she is a cousin of Eman, said that Eman had first been arrested in Zawiyah in the early days of the uprising as she participated in protests. Omar said that Eman was detained on her way from Zawiyah to Tripoli, along with other women who had been with her at that protest. “There were other lawyers with her and we don’t have any information about them. There names were, Naimaa, Amal, and Mona,” Omar stated.

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Continue reading about Libyan Woman Faces Criminal Charges

admin on March 20th, 2011

It is truly amazing how quickly opinions can change in the arena of Middle Eastern politics. In fact, it was only one week ago that the Secretary General of the Arab League, Amr Moussa, told the UN that the Arab League approved of a no-fly zone over Libya. Moussa’s endorsement of foreign military intervention was [...]

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