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While McKinnon plans his defence, Talha Ahsan languishes in solitary confinement in a maximum security prison, probably in Florida, facing trial in a US court. He was not even allowed to say goodbye to his devoted family who continue to campaign on his behalf.
The Taliban and Al Qaeda are reported to be outraged by the international press coverage Malala has attracted, turning her into a
“Darling, don’t wait for me. I won’t be able to come home tonight. Some very urgent business has cropped up. Baghdad is in danger of flood.”
Mr Netanyahu has been increasingly critical of President Obama in failing to designate a ‘red line’ Iran should not cross on the nuclear issue, without facing the very real prospect of military intervention by the US. Mr Netanyahu has said he believes Tehran is already in the ‘red zone’. Meanwhile, Mr Romney noted on a recent visit to Jerusalem that the US should “employ any and all measures to dissuade the Iranian regime from its nuclear course”.
‘Sihtain: The only Born Eunuch Candidate deserves your vote.’
Last month I took a carpet to be cleaned. It was a gift from the oasis of Siwa, beautifully hand-woven in stripes of alternating white and red. The dyes aren’t colorfast, so I had to cross the river to the upscale neighborhood of Zamalek to find a dry-cleaner. The person behind the counter examined the carpet and said ‘no problem’.
The US embassy in Cairo was subsequently besieged by an angry mob who pulled down the Stars and Stripes and allegedly, raised the black flag of Al-Qaeda. Egyptian security force’s were slow and meek in their response, leading to a barrage of criticism in Washington and throughout the American media.
Never let anyone tell you the Olympic Games are “only sport”. In London, the 2012 Olympics became a living, breathing aspect of the life of the city and one that left nobody