23 March 2010 Tarihinde Eklenen Konular
23 March 2010 15:38
Bediuzzaman Said Nursi was born in 1877 in eastern Turkey and died in 1960 in Urfa in Turkey. Readers may refer to his biography for details of his long and exemplary life, which spanned the last decades of the Ottoman Empire, its collapse after the First World War and the setting up of the Republic, then the twenty-five...
23 March 2010 15:19
The Zionist central court decided on Monday to extend the solitary confinement of Abdullah Al-Barghouthi, a Hamas commander, for six more months.
Human rights groups had demanded an end to the isolation of Barghouthi that had been in effect for six consecutive years. Barghouthi is serving 67 life sentences.
Meanwhile, the Zionist prisons authority on Sunday moved Wasfi Qabaha, a former minister,...
23 March 2010 14:12
A suborbital spaceship belonging to Virgin Galactic space tourism operator has made its debut test flight in California.
VSS Enterprise flew over Mojave Desert for two hours and 54 minutes, while attached to its carrier aircraft, Reuters reported.
Designed and built by founder of Mojave-based Scaled Composites Burt Rutan, the sleek, six-passenger ship is closely modeled on a prototype suborbital...
23 March 2010 12:23
A NATO military helicopter with Turkish soldiers on board has crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing one soldier and injuring three others.
The chopper crashed into a hillside on the outskirts of Wardak City, as it was coming in to land on Tuesday morning.
It occurred after two of Turkey's helicopters were landing at a Turkish-run base, known as a Provincial...
23 March 2010 11:25
The United Kingdom will expel a senior Israeli diplomat, a Mossad operative, over the use of fake British passports in the terrorist operation against a Hamas commander in Dubai.
Citing Foreign Office sources, Times Online reported Tuesday that Foreign Secretary David Miliband is due to announce the expulsion of the diplomat in a statement to Parliament later today.
23 March 2010 9:26
Hundreds of Arabs, Muslims and British nationals have staged a rally in the center of London in condemnation of the visit by the mayor of Jerusalem (al-Quds) Nir Barkat to the British capital.
The protestors, numbering around 300, on Monday evening criticized the British government for Barkat's visit and urged authorities to arrest and prosecute him for violations against the...
23 March 2010 8:55
The Israeli premier, in accordance with the regime's Iranophobia policy, has warned against Tehran's nuclear program, calling for 'swift and decisive' action on the Islamic Republic.
Speaking before representatives and senators at the top influential pro-Israel lobbying group, AIPAC, in Washington on Monday, Binyamin Netanyahu said that Tel Aviv expects "the international community to act swiftly and to act decisively...
23 March 2010 8:20
At least four Palestinians were injured in an Israeli airstrike late Monday evening, medical and security sources said.
The wounded were taken for treatment to Ash-Shifa Hospital, where medics described their shrapnel injuries as mild to moderate.
The air attack targeted a home east of Gaza City, Palestinian security sources reported. Several homes were reportedly damaged.
On sunday, senior Hamas...
23 March 2010 7:53
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says that the rate of people dying from unsafe water exceeds all forms of violence, including war.
More than 155 million people (39 percent) of the population in West and Central Africa do not have access to potable water, the UN children's agency UNICEF says.
"These deaths are an affront to our common humanity," Ban...
23 March 2010 6:52
Japan's Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama who pledged to take an independent stance from Washington is facing challenges over US military presence in the country.
A new survey conducted by the Sankei newspaper showed Tuesday that more than 73 percent of respondents were unhappy with Hatoyama's management of the issue.
According to a 2006 deal, the two countries agreed to remove...