Friday, May 6, 2011

Events in the Arab world against the U.S. "One hundred young people ready to avenge Osama"

The Blood of Bin Laden "does not go to waste." While Al Qaeda confirmed the death of Sheikh and threatens to avenge him, in several countries of the Muslim world were organized protests against the blitz that led to the killing of the jihadi leaders. U.S. operation that never stops lead to tensions between Washington and Islamabad.

Today, all over Pakistan are anti-American demonstrations expected at the end of Friday prayers, called by the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), the largest deployment of radical Islamic opposition. In its appeal in recent days, the party leader, Syed Munawar Hasan, called for "the entire nation to join the protest against the interference increasing participation of the United States in the country, and serious threats to the independence of Pakistan but also against "the servile attitude of the rulers," reads the website of the Jamaat-e-Islami.

New details on the raid against bin Laden

New details on the U.S. military operation that killed Osama bin Laden emerged, Thursday, May 5, after the hearing by elected American commando members present during the assault in Abbottabad. Several of the 79 soldiers were deployed and describes the course of the operation, its scope and meticulous preparation.

They also confirmed several reports that the White House had initially, delivered before being forced to deny. The second team, it falls on another man, the brother of the emissary, who is also killed. According to NBC, he had a hand behind his back when the soldiers arrived, suggesting he had a gun, which was not the case.

Al Qaeda recognizes the death of Bin Laden

Al Qaeda has acknowledged, through various web pages, the death of its leader Osama Bin Laden, as reported by SITE, a Washington-based organization that monitors the content of pages of Islamic Courts. "Al Qaeda has released a statement Thursday confirming forums yiahidistas death of their leader," says the agency.

In the same document, the terrorists threaten new attacks against the West in retaliation and warned that the death of the founder of Al Qaeda is "a curse to America", while urged Pakistanis to rise up against their government and " cleanse the shame "to protest the execution of Bin Laden in their country by the elite troops of the U.S..

Obama and the silence for the innocent

Yesterday Barack Obama paid homage to the 11 victims in silence. A silence full of meaning and importance in days of controversy, accusations and explanations necessary. Under the "survivor tree", the tree survived the collapse of the towers, now there's a wreath that will soon dry up and, since then, really will return to Ground Zero to be the World Trade Center in New York and a wounded city but not tamed.

Bashar Al-Assad is courting a rabbi ... to appease Israel

Bin Laden .- Argentine newspaper publish a message of condolence for the death of Bin Laden

BUENOS AIRES, 6 May. Two Argentine province of Tucumán (north) caused a stir by the publication in the local newspaper 'The Gazette' of a message of condolence to the family of the late leader of Al Qaeda, Usama Bin Laden. "BIN LADEN, Osama. (RA) condolences to flia. Children Ms death," reads the text published on Thursday in the pages of the newspaper obituaries Tucuman, which coincides with other messages of condolence addressed to Argentines who lost family recently.

An unmanned plane U.S. kills eight suspected Taliban in Pakistan

A U.S. drone has fired several missiles at two buildings in the Pakistani region of Waziristan (North), killing at least eight Taliban militants, as reported by security sources cited by Pakistan. Four other people were injured, according to the sources, which have ensured that the dead were "suspected insurgents" and that the final death toll could rise.

The province of Waziristan is a stronghold of Al Qaeda and the Taliban and a frequent missile attacks by U.S.. Being mountainous and rugged, the region is a perfect hideaway for jihadist networks, the Taliban and al Qaeda. Today is the first attack with a drone on Pakistani soil since the death of Bin Laden in the assault of a special forces command of the U.S.

Libya, Frattini: "End of mission within a month"

The end of military operations in Libya, "there are assumptions which speak of 3-4 weeks." He said the foreign minister, Franco Frattini, in Palermo today stressing that "optimistic assumptions instead say a few days." "We all want the mission to Libya to finish as soon as possible" is the cold response of the deputy spokesman of NATO, Carmen Romero.

Recalling the words of the last few days of the Secretary General of the Alliance, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, that the mission will continue until they are achieved three objectives: the suspension of all attacks against rebels and civilians, the return to their bases all military and paramilitary forces loyal to the regime, ensuring that humanitarian aid can be distributed freely and safely.

Great Britain: a heavy electoral defeat of the lib-dem

The Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg have paid dearly for their decision to form a coalition with the Conservatives, suffering a heavy defeat in local elections Thursday, May 3 The counting is not finished but according to the results achieved on the night of Thursday to Friday and broadcast by the BBC, Labour gained 142 seats in municipal councils, the Conservatives took three, and lib-dem in lost nearly 200 .

At least 21 protesters killed by gunfire by Syrian security forces

At least 21 people have died in suppressing Syrian security forces of the opposition protests held in the cities of Homs and Hama, north of Damascus, as Syrian activists have said. Yasin Saleh explained by telephone from Damascus, which includes Reuters that fifteen people died in Homs and Hama six, and has not ruled to increase the number of victims.

The number of dead has been confirmed also by the director of the National Organization for Human Rights Syria (ONSDH), Ammar Qurabi, who told Efe that army tanks fired on demonstrators in Homs. Qurabi previously reported that between five and ten people had died in this city, the police disperse protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Asad.

Libya, the leader of the rebels: "resist until the end of Gaddafi"

End dates of the mission even the shadow. Mahmoud Jabril, head of the Libyan National Council of Transition, reiterates this point several times: "We will go on as long as necessary and certainly endure more of the Gaddafi regime. Whether it's a month or a year, never mind. We clear that there is no going back.

" The head of the government taking shape in Benghazi in Libya and in areas vacated by the troops of Colonel arrives late to the meeting with foreign reporters in the headquarters of the foreign press in Rome. The meeting with the Contact Group has lasted longer than expected. Jabril calmly answered the questions to provide a picture as complete as possible.

Nearly 800 immigrants landed on Lampedusa

At least 760 immigrants from Africa have borrowed again on Thursday makeshift boats to travel on the Italian island of Lampedusa, according to police and the captaincy of the island's main port. Taking advantage of good weather, four boats had already landed, and a fifth was expected overnight. Most newcomers come from sub-Saharan Africa, and often flee the war in Libya.

A minority is made up of Tunisians. Since the beginning of the year, nearly 30,000 migrants from North Africa landed in Italy, especially after the riots in Tunisia and Libya. They came mostly on the island of Lampedusa, Italian territory of 20 km2 located within 100 kilometers of the North African coast.

A dozen dead in protests against the Syrian regime

.- The Syrian activist Ammar Qurabi told Efe that between seven and twelve people were killed today when security forces suppress protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, called in several cities. In the city of Homs, north of Damascus, killing between five and ten people, while in Hama, also north of the capital, killed at least two, according Qurabi, head of the Syrian National Organization for Human Rights (ONDH).

Historic victory for independence in Scotland

The Scottish National Party (SNP) of the charismatic Alex Salmond has achieved a historic victory in regional elections in Scotland yesterday, winning an absolute majority in the Holyrood Parliament, which has won 65 seats out of 129. For the first time since the Scottish Assembly was established in 1999, a party has achieved most in this case the SNP, who comfortably beat its main rivals, Labour and the Liberal Democrats.

Al Qaeda confirms death of Bin Laden "Curse for the U.S., the revenge"

Al Qaeda confirms this: Osama Bin Laden is dead. The admission comes in a statement dated May 3, entitled 'You have lived as a good man, you died as a martyr'. The message, signed by the 'Directorate-General of Al Qaeda' was released today by the forum and taken over by jihadists monitoring site U.S.

Site. For the Taliban, the disappearance of Sheikh is a "curse" that will fall on "Americans and their allies" with new terrorist attacks. "Do not ever live in safety until our people in Palestine will not have security - threaten -. The soldiers of Islam, groups and individuals, will continue to operate without fatigue or boredom, without despair or surrender, without weakness or stagnation.

Libya criticized the creation of a special fund for the rebels

"Libya is still, according to international law, a sovereign state and any use of frozen funds is like piracy on the high seas" This led responded Deputy Foreign Minister of Libya, Khaled Kaim, after creating a new special fund under international supervision to help the rebels in Libya. Khaled Kaim also criticized the contact group behind this fund, consisting of twenty-two countries, six international institutions, including the EU, NATO and the Organization of Islamic Conference, and six observers, including the African Union and the World Bank.

Al Qaeda confirms death of Osama bin Laden

The terrorist network Al Qaeda confirmed the death of its leader Osama bin Laden, in a statement posted on a website commonly used by Islamist groups. The terrorist group led Bin Laden also announced the upcoming broadcast of a message from his late chief Osama bin Laden recorded a week before his death.

The militant network also urged Pakistanis to rise up against their government to "cleanse" the country of what he called the embarrassment caused by the death of bin Laden on Pakistani soil. In the statement, Al Qaeda vowed to continue their attacks against the West and said the death of Osama bin Laden will be a curse "that haunts Americans and their agents." (Reporting by agencies)

Al Qaeda wanted to attack against U.S. railways on the anniversary of 11-S

After reviewing the documents and computers stored in the mansion of Abbottabad (Pakistan) which was hiding Osama Bin Laden, U.S. intelligence analysts have concluded that the creator of Al Qaeda continued to play a key role in the organization. He supervised and inspired many of the bloodiest coups launched by terrorists in recent years the hypothesis that the role of Bin Laden had been reduced to living symbol of jihadist terrorism has been contradicted by recent revelations.

Brasil/Perú.- The Inter American Press Association calls on Brazil and Peru to investigate the deaths of two journalists

MADRID, May 6. The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) expressed its dismay at the deaths of two journalists in Peru and Brazil on Wednesday and urged the authorities of both countries to investigate the facts. On Wednesday, coinciding with the celebration of World Day of Press Freedom, was killed in Peru journalist and host of Radio Ollantay, Julio Castillo, and in Brazil the owner and editor of 'Panorama Geral' Nascimento Valério .

Shahzad (Asia time): "Al Qaeda is now stronger, hit in Europe"

Islamabad - "The retaliation will be there and will be heavy, but it will not happen right away: prepare for multiple operation takes time, not three years as in the case of the Twin Towers, only a few months, but because al Qaeda will avenge the death of Osama Bin Laden. " Siyed Saleem Shahzad, considered one of the leading experts on al Qaeda, Pakistani director of the department of the Asian Times, and ironically, the author of a forthcoming book of Inquiry entitled "Inside al Qaeda and the Taliban after Bin Laden" has no doubts: "The future holds hard times." Pakistan is shocked by the blitz of Americans killing of Bin Laden, if you expected? Already in March I wrote that Bin Laden was brought under control by the CIA, for the first time in years it seemed that they had a track, I knew it was active again and tried to reorganize the emergence of Afghanistan in Pakistan.

Al-Qaida was planning attacks against trains in the U.S.

U.S. authorities said al Qaeda planned to attack the U.S. rail system, 10 years after the attacks of Sept. 11. "The Department of Homeland Security issued on Thursday a message to our federal partners in the states, communities, regarding possible al Qaeda plans, dating from February 2010 to the U.S.

rail industry," said Matt Chandler The spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security. For Washington, Al Qaeda had "noticed an attack to switch a train would work only once because it will be noticed." The Islamic organization had also "noticed that the newer cars had their own braking system," which could lead to derailment of the train but to drop it on the side.

Syrian army arrested 300 civilians in a neighborhood of Damascus

The Syrian army began to withdraw from the town of Dera, the birthplace of the protest against the regime of Bashar Al Assad, but security forces continue with the campaign of arrests, especially in Saqba, a suburb of Damascus, where 300 people were arrested . Despite the siege against other cities and mass arrests, opponents of the regime of Bashar al-Assad called for new protests today.

In Deraa, according to journalists, 350 soldiers on board some 20 trucks followed by many other transport vehicles carrying troops, "posters" of President Assad, "had left town." We began our exit after completing our mission " general said Haddad, director of the Political Department of the Army, and said: "The Army will have completely withdrawn from Deraa before the end of the day." "We have not faced demonstrators, pursuing terrorist groups hiding in various parts.

Warned that press freedom in Argentina is "deteriorating"

BUENOS AIRES, 6 May. The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) today warned that press freedom in Argentina has a "process of decline" as a result of the strategy launched by the Government with the aim of establishing the "control information" which affects "as severe," the full exercise of the media.

A mission of the SIP was in Argentina to learn more about the new legislation promoted by President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, which "affects the press in relation to discrimination in granting operating licenses, with a clear interference in the contents of media and their editorial policies.

Moral anesthesia

It seems that among the 10 years, millions of dollars, hundreds of thousands of hours and thousands of people employed in locating Bin Laden, no one spent a minute to think what would be done after his death, or his body, or with photos. Neither were devoted much time to refine the communication strategy for the account of his disappearance strengthen the U.S.

image in the world, not weaken, and is on track to occur. New Yorker magazine that has rescued the history of the execution of Che Guevara at the hands of the CIA after having been captured alive speaks volumes about how the destruction of a myth can help to strengthen it. So, the news of the decade is poised to become a public relations disaster of incalculable proportions.

The Brazilian Supreme Court in favor of homosexual unions

BRASILIA, 6 May. The Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) has accepted the legality of homosexual unions, with ten judges vote and one abstention. Brazil thus became the second Latin American country to adopt this type of civil unions, after Argentina did so in 2010. Following this ruling, homosexual unions have passed the same legal status as heterosexual, to be considered equally as a "household." So too can benefit from inheritances, pensions, freedom from attachment of the matrimonial home, the registration of Social Security and health programs, authorized to perform risky surgery and the division of property upon separation.

Libya: Italian MPs voted for the war duration

Rome Correspondent - After a week's showdown with the government which is the main ally, the Northern League has managed to vote in the House Wednesday, May 4, a motion requiring the setting of a deadline, in agreement with the allies, the Italian intervention in Libya. The text voted by 309 deputies (cons 294) excludes "any Italian participation" in any ground operations.

But this crisis and its resolution in extremis were all of a psychodrama in Italian. Neither Berlusconi nor Umberto Bossi, head of the Northern League, are dupes. The concept of "fixed-term war" on which they agreed has laboriously only advantage to save their alliance to ten days of the municipal elections of 15 and 16 May (first round).

The dog that attacked Bin Laden

War is not a term or is done or not done

Wednesday, while the Italian Parliament voted on the mission to Libya, bombs, yes, but in the end, the secretary general of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen reminded reporters the three conditions set by the foreign ministers of the Alliance, meeting in Berlin in April, NATO to suspend attacks on Libya, being held from March 20: the suspension of all attacks against rebels and civilians returning to their bases of all military and paramilitary forces loyal to the regime, ensuring that humanitarian aid can be distributed freely and safely.

Zawahiri, Al Qaeda theorist and potential successor to bin Laden

The "doctor" Zawahiri, an Egyptian graduate of surgery, is considered the ideologue of al-Qaida and the mastermind of the attacks of September 11, 2001. It has long been the principal lieutenant and doctor to Usama Bin Laden. After the latter's death, killed in a U.S. raid, Monday, May 2, in the town of Abbottabad, Pakistan, Zawahiri appears as one of potential successors at the head of the Islamist.