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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Bad News for Israel as Canada Loses UN Security Council Seat While China Surprises The World with Middle East Presence

Support for Israel Costs Canada Seat on U.N. Security Council http://www.nysun.com/foreign/support-for-israel-costs-canada-seat-on-un/87110/

Why Is the U.S. Snubbing Another Ally It So Desparately Needs at the U.N.? - FoxNews.com http://fxn.ws/bjSN8w
 

Five new countries elected to two-year terms on UN Security Council http://news.myjoyonline.com/international/201010/53858.asp

Chinese warplanes refueled in Iran enroute to NATO exercise in Turkey http://shar.es/0x0Rz

More on that Chinese refueling in Iran - Chinese warplanes make Mid East debut in Turkey and Iran http://www.debka.com/article/9078/


Morocco Propaganda Keeping Anti-Christian Zeal Alive « Persecution News http://bit.ly/cuP64A

Former US envoy pessimistic on N.Korea nuclear weapons http://bit.ly/cAPRsF

Sudan's foreign minister says 'will accept' independence vote - The Daily Star - Politics - http://bit.ly/ch8Tkz

AFP: South Sudan president vows no return to civil war http://bit.ly/965oEY


Bahrain charges 23 Shias with terrorism http://t.co/4ghAWP2 via @guardian

Analysis: U.N. nuclear agency faces dilemma over Syria http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE69C1QL20101013

Germany seeking release of reporters held in Iran http://bit.ly/cpssCD



AFP: Danish FM meets top Muslim cleric to defuse cartoon tension http://bit.ly/bikqdY
 
Did Netanyahu predict Chile mine collapse 23 years before it happened? - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News http://bit.ly/d8IsVR

Report: Turkey to boycott OECD conference in Israel, minister says - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News http://bit.ly/cWchYd

PLO chief: We will recognize Israel in return for 1967 borders - Haaretz Daily Newspaper | Israel News http://bit.ly/dDvqDR
  
twiggyoh @michellemalkin Most memorable miner quote: "There are actually 34 of us, because God has never left us down here." http://is.gd/fZK7r

Jerusalem_PostPoll says 10 percent of Germans want a new 'Führer': Germans reportedly want a leader to "govern with a strong han... http://bit.ly/bfoHGn
 
Bushehr nuclear plant to receive additional Russian staff | World | RIA Novosti http://bit.ly/cb0P4i
  
UAE permits Canadian Forces flights to and from Afghanistan to use an airbase in Dubai http://bit.ly/cTS0Pa
  
Israel drills unconventional al Qaeda strike in Jerusalem http://www.debka.com/article/9077/


Ahmadinejad has said that hajj pilgrimage presents a golden opportunity for the promotion of the Islamic Revolution http://bit.ly/bFo4QB


Afghani Child Murdered Along with 6 Others by Taliban Terrorists | WorldNewsVine http://bit.ly/dmafEr


Britain Opens Public Inquest Into 2005 London Terrorist Attacks http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/12/world/europe/12britain.html


How to Deal with Terrorist Hostages: Rescue or Ransom? http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2024420,00.html#ixzz12DvMxHgD

Anti-Terrorism Proposal Made For Michigan Stadium http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/25370958/detail.html

US begins 2 major terrorism trials http://arabnews.com/world/article159698.ece


FSB reports progress in fighting terrorism in North Caucasus http://english.ruvr.ru/2010/10/12/25659420.html


Flotilla raid probe: Israel says detainees were treated well http://bit.ly/a6aViS

China: We're no threat to our neighbors - http://bit.ly/9gZ2cl #cnn
 
Al-Qaeda webzine suggests crashing trucks into crowds http://bit.ly/ahsjXt

Al-Qaeda affiliate calls for strikes on U.S. targets such as D.C. restaurants http://wapo.st/dlmAeL

AFP: Hamas security raids Gaza journalist union http://bit.ly/9TNMJP
 
Arrests of 2 Germans in Iran Take on Political Overtones http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/13/world/middleeast/13iran.html
 
Iraqi FM welcomes Iran's support - UPI.com http://t.co/NBVdrDk via @upi_top

New scanner aims to make liquids on planes safer http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/travel/2010-10-13-airport-security-liquids_N.htm