Wednesday, June 20, 2012


* Mubarak health drama adds to Egypt uncertainty Exactly what ails the 84-year-old, who ruled for 30 years till last year, is unclear but two security sources and one of his defense lawyers described his condition as "almost stable".

* Greece Swears In New Government Greece's conservative New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras was sworn in as prime minister Wednesday.

* Iran hijacked US drone, says Iranian engineer In an exclusive interview, an engineer working to unlock the secrets of the captured RQ-170 Sentinel.

* U.S., Israel Developed Flame Together The United States and Israel jointly developed the sophisticated Flame computer virus that collected critical intelligence in preparation for cyber-sabotage attacks aimed at slowing Iran’s ability to develop a nuclear weapon.

* Obama: China, Russia not on board for Assad ouster Russia and China have not agreed to any plan for the removal of President Bashar Assad from power but do recognize the danger of an all-out civil war in Syria.

* Ulpana residents agree to voluntary evacuation Outpost residents say agreement preventing forced evacuation comes after PMO pledges to build 300 homes in Beit El settlement.

* Ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak 'health worsens' Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been moved from prison to an army hospital in the capital, Cairo, where he remains in a critical condition.

* Is that really just a fly? Swarms of cyborg insect drones are the future of military surveillance The kinds of drones making the headlines daily are the heavily armed CIA and U.S. Army vehicles which routinely strike targets in Pakistan - killing terrorists and innocents alike.

* Merkel under pressure to move on Spain and Italy With borrowing costs in Spain and Italy at unprecedented highs, German Chancellor Angela Merkel came under increased pressure.

* 'Gun control caused the Holocaust' Joe the Plumber, the Republican congressional candidate formally known as Samuel Wurzelbacher, has put out a video in which he suggests that gun control laws were responsible for the Holocaust and genocide of six million Jews.