Saturday, July 06, 2013


* Egypt Clashes Turn Deadly As Troops Open Fire At least 36 people in Egypt have died and over 1,000 were hurt in fierce clashes between supporters and opponents of deposed president Mohamed Morsi.

* Islamic Militants Kill 30 In Nigeria School Attack Armed Islamic militants have killed 29 students and an English teacher in an attack on a boarding school in northeastern Nigeria.

* Brotherhood leader: Morsi is president, we're stronger than tanks The Muslim Brotherhood's Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie spoke before tens of thousands of the movement's supporters protesting deposed President Mohamed Morsi's ouster in Cairo.

* Kerry's peace plan includes 'settlement freeze outside major blocs' US Secretary of State John Kerry's much-anticipated formula for peace talks progress will include the release of 103 Palestinian prisoners.

* Coptic priest shot dead in latest Egypt violence Gunmen shot dead a Coptic Christian priest in Egypt's lawless Northern Sinai on Saturday.

* In Shiloh, an intriguing discovery alludes to the Tabernacle The Tabernacle or Tent of Meeting -- which, according to the Bible, housed the Ark of the Covenant -- was a temporary structure made of wooden beams and fabric.

* Morsi's ouster -- good for the Jews "Allahu akbar" ("God is great") is an effective war cry in any battlefield, whether in the original Arabic or in any other language.

* Vatican to make John Paul II a saint The Vatican says Pope John Paul II is to become a saint.

* EU reaction to Egypt coup: 'Awkward. Disturbing' EU countries are unsure how to react to the Egyptian army's removal of President Mohamed Morsi from power.

* The Arab world and Egypt's divide For many in the Arab world, the emergence of the Muslim Brotherhood was an unmitigated disaster.