Wednesday, August 10, 2011


* Ansar Al-Mujahadeen Terror Group Re-emerges in Gaza A terrorist group with ties to the Palestinian Authority's ruling Faction faction in Judea and Samaria has re-emerged in Gaza.

* Economic Uncertainty Leading to Global Unrest London is reeling from three nights of rioting that's poured hundreds of people into the streets, leaving several local neighborhoods in shambles.

* PA Official Calls for 'Friday Intifadas' During Ramadan Bassam Abu Sharif, a former advisor to Yasser Arafat and a member of the PLO, called Tuesday on all Arab Muslims and Christians in and around the world to turn Fridays during the month of Ramadan into days of intifada.

* Anti-normalization forces gaining strength in Jordan Israel is increasingly concerned about damage to Israeli- Jordanian relations.

* Syrian tanks storm more towns near Turkish border They say tanks and armoured vehicles entered Taftanaz, Sermin, and Binnish near the Turkish border on Wednesday.

* China's first aircraft carrier 'starts sea trials' The Chinese navy's first aircraft carrier has begun its sea trials, the state-run Xinhua news agency has said.

* Dollar Falls on Fed's Pledge to Maintain Key Interest Rate at a Record Low The dollar tumbled the most in at least 40 years against the Swiss franc.

* US Considers Call for Assad to Step Down The United States, once a firm supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is reportedly now considering a call for the Damascus strongman to end his reign.

* Waqf Attacks Jews on Temple Mount Members of the Muslim Waqf physically assaulted a group of Jews who ascended to the Temple Mount Tuesday, Tisha B'Av.

* Strike on Syria is technically feasible, former French general says A Nato strike to disable the Syrian army is technically feasible according to experts, such as former French air chief Jean Rannou.