Wednesday, April 06, 2011


* Sudan FM: Fatal hit on car 'absolutely an Israeli attack' Foreign Ministry declines to comment on accusation; Sudanese FM claims strike was meant to keep Sudan on US list of terrorism sponsors; Israel has been implicated in similar attacks in the past.

* President Peres Says Israel Willing To Cede Golan to Syria Never one to miss an opportunity to push his personal agenda irrespective of positions taken by Israel's government, President Shimon Peres on Tuesday to "change the situation in the Golan Heights."

* Ouattara forces attack Gbagbo bunker in Ivory Coast Forces loyal to Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara launched a heavy attack on Wednesday on the bunker where Laurent Gbagbo was defying efforts to force him to cede power.

* Iran clerics denounce Saudi role in Bahrain A leading Iranian cleric on Wednesday urged protesters in the Gulf kingdom of Bahrain to "stand up and resist" a government crackdown.

* Policeman: Eastern Jerusalem is Not for Jews Day after day, Israelis are exposed to new harrowing stories about Arab-on-Jew brutality and police pro-Arab bias.

* EU: Approval of East Jerusalem settlement expansion is deeply disappointing European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton said on Wednesday that she was "deeply disappointed" by Israel's approval of new settlement building in East Jerusalem.

* EU in race to digitise economy The EU is trying to drag all of its member states into the digital age.

* CAMERA video fights back against BBC silence In a new video expose posted online late last week, the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) provides an extensive refutation of the reporting in a controversial 2010 BBC program on Jerusalem, as well as the BBC’s reporting ethics.

* U.S. committed to ending anti-Israel bias on UN council, envoy says The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday defended America's membership on the controversial United Nations Human Rights Council.

* Focus on preventing explosions at Japan nuke plant fter notching a rare victory by stopping highly radioactive water from flowing into the Pacific on Wednesday, workers at Japan's flooded nuclear power complex turned to their next task: injecting nitrogen to prevent more hydrogen explosions.