Saturday, July 18, 2009


* In video: When man went to the Moon Forty years ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the Moon.

* Israeli warships rehearse for Iran attack in Red Sea Israeli warships have deployed to the Red Sea for what has been described as a rehearsal for a possible attack on Iran.

* Mass Protest Planned Against Jewish Nation's Land Sale A major protest in Jerusalem, and at 50 junctions around the country, is planned for Sunday.

* Provocation in north: Lebanese cross border waving Hezbollah flags Fifteen Lebanese citizens, including several children, crossed the border from Lebanon into Israel Friday evening.

* Fugitive linked to Jakarta blasts Indonesian officials say there are "strong indications" a key wanted fugitive was behind Friday's deadly attacks on two hotels in Jakarta.

* Sharia trial for Somalia hostages Two French security advisers seized in Somalia will be tried under Sharia law, an official from their captors.

* Iran: 'Trust' needed to end nuclear row The new head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization said Saturday the Islamic Republic and the West needed to renew efforts to build mutual trust in order to end a dispute over Tehran's nuclear program.

* Sharm El Sheikh NAM strives for bigger role at world arena As the 15th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) wrapped up Thursday in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh.

* 'Turkey hopes one day to open an embassy in East Jerusalem' Turkish President Abdullah Gul said Friday that his country hopes some day to open its embassy to Palestine in East Jerusalem.

* Pope Endorses "World Political Authority" Some in the media are calling it just a statement about "economic justice." But Pope Benedict XVI's "Charity in Truth" statement, also known as an encyclical, is a radical document that puts the Roman Catholic Church firmly on the side of an emerging world government.