Archive for November 20th, 2011

November 20th, 2011 - 10:54 pm § in America

Man Who Lied About WMD “Believe me, there was no other way to bring about freedom to Iraq. “

The defector who convinced the White House that Iraq had a secret biological weapons programme has admitted for the first time that he lied about his story, then watched in shock as it was used to justify the war. Rafid Ahmed Alwan al-Janabi, codenamed Curveball by German and American intelligence o[...]

November 20th, 2011 - 10:53 pm § in Misc.

Breaking News: Hope and Change in Myanmar

Suu Kyi to run for Myanmar parliament seat YANGON – Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will run in a parliamentary by-election expected by the end of the year, a top party official said Monday, three days after her popular movement ended its boycott of the country’s political syst[...]

November 20th, 2011 - 9:41 am § in Religion, Saudi Arabia

Sunday Revelations: Saudi Arabia’s Religious Police Outlaw ‘Tempting Eyes’

  Saudi Arabia has announced that it has the right to cover women’s eyes—’especially the tempting ones.’ David Keyes on how they’re defending the outrage.  … from the Daily Beast The Eyes Are Too Tempting (David Keyes, Daily Beast),  Sheikh Motlab al Nabet, spo[...]

November 20th, 2011 - 12:17 am § in Politics


REUTERS EXCLUSIVE-By Marie-Louise Gumuchian The capture of Gaddafi’s son Sun Nov 20, 2011 3:56am GMT * Captors offer first reconstruction of Gaddafi son’s life on run * Anonymous tipster betrayed Gaddafi’s caravan – captor * Gaddafi denies having tried to negotiate with ICC *[...]