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Zenga Zenga

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How to topple a dictator? Humor soothes the process. Here is a recent take on Gaddafi. Actually it is no more absurd than the original speech he gave.

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Hariri: "Hezbollah is the enemy!"

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“(AP) Lebanon’s outgoing prime minister says Hezbollah’s weapons are a threat to the country’s security.On Monday, Saad Hariri said the weapons could be used against Lebanese as they were in May 2008 … Hezbollah has gained significant political power this year. The group and its allies toppled Hariri’s government last month by walking out of the government. They then gained enough support in parliament to name their own candidate as prime minister-designate.”

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Little Elias Murr scribbles a newspaper!

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Morale boosted, Qaddafi orders Tripoli killings …

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I guess the Saudi supporting fatwa did boost Qaddafi’s morale!

“…(Reuters) Several people were killed and others wounded on Monday after forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi opened fire to disperse a protest in the capital, the online edition of Quryna newspaper reported.The protest in the Tajoura neighborhood gathered close to 10,000 protesters, …”When the protesters reached the Souk Juma, they were joined by armed men from the Gadhafi battalion who were dressed as civilians and opened fire on the unarmed youths … Many among the youths were wounded and killed,” it said, referring to a market in Tripoli…”

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Settlers attack West Bank village after demolitions (AFP)

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Settlers walk in the illegal Jewish outpost of Havat Gilad in 2009. Settlers attacked a Palestinian village in the northern West Bank, fire-bombing a house and injuring two children on Monday, officials said, apparently to protest demolitions in a settlement.(AFP/File/Menahem Kahana)AFP – Settlers attacked a Palestinian village in the northern West Bank, fire-bombing a house and injuring two children on Monday, officials said, apparently to protest demolitions in a settlement.

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Jewish settlers protest home demolitions in West Bank (Reuters)

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Reuters – Israeli police on Monday arrested at least 20 right-wing demonstrators after they tried to block roads in Jerusalem to protest against demolitions of homes at a West Bank settler outpost earlier in the day.
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Protesters control four Libyan cities; Oman singed by protests

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Anti-government protesters in Libya gained control of four cities and formed a council to begin the transition of power from Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year-old regime as Canada too slapped sanctions on …
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Gaddafi stays on as 100,000 flee

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Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's vice-like grip weakened with nearly 100,000 people fleeing the country Monday and more areas slipping out of his control. The days also saw unrest spreading in the …
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Gaddafi: ‘All my people love me’

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Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi tells the BBC he is loved by all his people and denies there have been any protests in the capital, Tripoli.
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Iran ‘arrests opposition leaders’

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Iranian opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi are removed from their houses and taken to an undisclosed location, reports say.
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