PRESSMON.COM
Russian, European, Latin American and US press archive



All articles from July 15, 2006
<< Select other date

Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

      ANCIENT ROAD SPLITS ANDROS
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      Ecologists expressed fear yesterday that the construction of a new road running through an ancient site on the Cycladic island of Andros will lead to the destruction of valuable antiquities.

The Network of Cycladic Ecological Organizations said plans to build a road through the Mycenaean–era site in Kato >>>


      DID ACADEMIC BLIND HIS WIFE?
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      A university professor in Thessaloniki has been arrested and remanded in custody for allegedly torturing his wife, causing her to lose her eyesight, police said yesterday.

The 50–year–old suspect, who was not identified, is accused of repeatedly beating his wife since 1''2, leaving her with >>>


      ECOSYSTEMS IN TROUBLE
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      Environmentalists say Greece must move quickly to protect its rivers Already troubled ecosystems in northern Greece may be headed for a downward spiral if the government does not take steps to protect nature’s sensitive balances in areas such as the Axios River, environmental experts said.

Environmentalists, s >>>


      GREEKS TO BE FLOWN FROM LEBANON
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      Foreign Affairs Minister Dora Bakoyannis expressed concern yesterday that military action in Lebanon in the last few days may get out of control as the government prepared to evacuate around 50 Greek nationals from the country.

The Foreign Ministry said that there has been a repatriation request from around 50 >>>


      IN BRIEF
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      VERIA INVESTIGATION Police to question three schoolboys today over disappearance Veria police are due today to again question three of the five schoolboys alleged to have been involved in the disappearance of 11–year–old Alex Meshivili in February. Two of the children have already given statements in the in >>>


      IN MEMORY OF THANOS AXARLIAN...
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      ALEXANDROS BELTES/ANA A passer–by looks at wreaths placed at the junction of Karagiorgi Servias and Voulis streets in central Athens yesterday in memory of Thanos Axarlian, a 22–year–old student who was killed by November 17 terrorists at this spot 14 years ago. Axarlian was hit by shrapnel during a m >>>


      IRANIAN FOREIGN MINISTER...
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      SIMELA PANTZARTZI/EPA Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki answers journalists’ questions yesterday after meeting with Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Valinakis in Athens. Mottaki, who also met earlier with Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and senior Greek diplomats, called on the United Nations and the in >>>


      NUMBERS FAIL TO ADD UP AT REGIONAL TEIS
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      PM to plough on with reform Tertiary education reform is a «main priority» for the government, Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis insisted yesterday as Education Ministry figures seen by Kathimerini suggested that there is an alarmingly low number of graduates from some technical colleges (TEIs).

Speaking at a m >>>


      TURKEY TOPS AGENDA OF FINNISH EU PRESIDENCY
      Kathimerin, 15-07-2006
      The European Union’s relations with Turkey will be one of the issues topping the agenda of Finland, which has taken over the EU’s six–month presidency, one of its top diplomats told Kathimerini yesterday.

«I think Turkey is a country that is changing and nearing the values and principles of the EU, >>>


      A GENČVE, LAURENT MOUTINOT SE POSE EN DÉFENSEUR DE SES TROUPES
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      GENEVE. Une information pénale pour homicide par négligence a été ouverte ŕ la suite du déc';s de deux détenus ŕ Champ–Dollon. Le conseiller d‘Etat a redit sa confiance au directeur.

Fati Mansour Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Dire son émotion et son ind >>>


      ALPAGES GOURMANDS (6/6). LA VÉRITABLE SOUPE DE CHALET
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      A la Goille aux Cerfs, sur les hauts de Semsales (FR), Martin Mesot et sa fille Maryline mijotent un potage aux subtils go$';ts d‘alpage qui pourrait nourrir un régiment.

Samuel Russier Samedi 15 juillet 2006 A l‘origine, les armaillis isolés dans leurs chalets mettaient dans la so >>>


      AMÉRIQUE LATINE, LES CHANTIERS DE LA DÉMOCRATIE (6/6). AU CHILI, LE DÉCLIN DE VALPARAISO
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      La ville mythique a vu naître Pinochet et Allende. Mais, tandis que le déclin la gagne depuis l‘ouverture du canal de Panama, elle déteste se souvenir. Promenade nostalgique dans une cité jadis sublime.

Michel Faure, Le Monde Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Cet article n‘est pas disponib >>>


      AU G8, LA RUSSIE ENTEND BIEN TIRER PROFIT DE LA FLAMBÉE DES COURS DU BRUT
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      NEGOCIATIONS. Le débat autour de la «sécurité énergétique», dont Vladimir Poutine veut faire la priorité du sommet, sera dominé par les prix du pétrole et la guerre au Proche–Orient.

Benjamin Quénelle, Moscou Samedi 15 juillet 2006 A la veille du G >>>


      AU G8, LE BRASIER DU PROCHE–ORIENT OBLIGE GEORGE BUSH Ŕ MÉNAGER VLADIMIR POUTINE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      DIPLOMATIE. Le président américain est venu ŕ Saint–Pétersbourg défendre la démocratie en Russie. Mais il doit composer...

Richard Werly Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Appelez cela un changement brusque de menu. Avant d‘arriver vendredi ŕ Saint–Pétersbourg, o&# >>>


      BARTABAS, LA JOIE AU GALOP ET Ŕ LA TROMPETTE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      CIRQUE. L‘écuyer renoue avec le fouet joyeux de sa jeunesse et offre avec «Battuta» un spectacle ahurissant d‘audace et d‘imagination débridée. Tous les drames de la vie ŕ hauteur de destrier en une heure ŕ peine. Un triomphe.

Alexandre Demidoff, Avignon S >>>


      BRASSAGE D‘AIR POLITIQUE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Eva Dishon, Petit–Lancy (GE) Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Oui ŕ Stéphane Rossini qui dit, dans son interview dans Le Temps du 8 juillet, que le débat sur les retraites est lié ŕ notre capacité ŕ valoriser toutes les tranches d‘âge sur le marché du travail et... ŕ >>>


      CHAUVINISME: BALAYONS DEVANT NOTRE PORTE!
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Michel Malet, Lausanne Samedi 15 juillet 2006 La fi';vre retombe ŕ peine sur le champ de bataille. Mais quelle belle empoignade!

Cette Coupe du monde aura été une magnifique occasion pour le public romand de laisser éclater au grand jour sa francophobie. Si cette derni';re n >>>


      CHEZ BALTHUS, PAR PETITES TOUCHES
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      VAUD. Pour la quatri';me année, la Fondation Balthus propose une exposition d‘śuvres du peintre ŕ Rossini';re. L‘occasion pour «Le Temps» d‘y visiter le Grand Chalet, derni';re demeure de l‘artiste, en compagnie de sa veuve Samuel Russier Samedi >>>


      CH'4;TEAU–D‘ŚX ET RIAZ FONT MÉDECINE COMMUNE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      VAUD/FRIBOURG. Convention entre hôpitaux du Pays–d‘Enhaut et du Sud fribourgeois. La lecture de ce texte (2681 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 16 CHF par mois. Permet de consulter tous les a >>>


      COCA–COLA, DES BULLES DANS UNE PASSOIRE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      FAIT DIVERS. La firme qui fabrique le soda le plus secret du monde a été victime d‘une affaire d‘espionnage digne d‘un film de série B, le jour oů trois pieds nickelés ont tenté de vendre ŕ Pepsi des documents classés.

Récit. Benjamin Luis Samedi 1 >>>


      CREDIT SUISSE CONDAMNÉ POUR AVOIR ORGANISÉ UNE LOTERIE PROHIBÉE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      L‘étau se resserre autour d‘un dirigeant de Swissair Rep';re. Merrill Lynch rel';gue Nestlé en ligue B L‘interview de la semaine. «Transformer La Poste en société anonyme ne changera rien ŕ sa responsabilité sociale» Les résultats de Seron >>>


      CRITIQUE. RANCES, RANCES, LES VACANCES!
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Critique. Marie–Pierre Genecand Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Ne vous fiez pas au cadre. Le magnifique domaine du Château de Penthes sur la commune genevoise de Chambésy annonce un spectacle des plus cosy.

D‘autant qu‘avant le sirtaki initial, le décor découvert en plein air fleu >>>


      DROGUE: DES IMPLANTS POUR ÉVITER LA RECHUTE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      SEVRAGE. Pete Doherty se donne les moyens de tenir le coup. La lecture de ce texte (1837 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 16 CHF par mois. Permet de consulter tous les articles du jour, les éditions PDF >>>


      EUROMILLIARD: LE PRD CONTRE L‘UDC
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      AIDE A L‘EST. La campagne ne démarrera qu‘apr';s la votation sur l‘asile. La lecture de ce texte (2631 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 16 CHF par mois. Permet de consulter tous >>>


      FILMS ET SÉRIES, LA RÉVOLUTION VIA INTERNET
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      • Les premiers services de téléchargement légal de films et de séries apparaissent en Europe.

• Ces services pourront concurrencer les vidéoclubs. Des sociétés suisses vont aussi se lancer.

• Le hic, c‘est que Hollywood impose des restrictions sév' >>>


      INCIDENT AU «MÉGA–PROCČS» SREBRENICA
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      TPI. Sept Serbes de Bosnie jugés. La lecture de ce texte (1652 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 16 CHF par mois. Permet de consulter tous les articles du jour, les éditions PDF et ePaper et de profi >>>


      INTERNET, NOUVELLE VOIE ROYALE POUR LA DIFFUSION DES FILMS
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      CINEMA. Les producteurs de films et de séries TV misent sur le téléchargement ŕ partir du Web.

Le Temps Samedi 15 juillet 2006 L‘industrie du cinéma, contrairement aux maisons de disques, ne s‘oppose pas ŕ la diffusion de ses productions par le biais d‘Internet. >>>


      ISRAËL EN GUERRE CONTRE LE MOUVEMENT CHIITE LIBANAIS. LE HEZBOLLAH EN «GUERRE OUVERTE» CONTRE ISRAËL
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Un large crat';re dans un quartier de la banlieue sud de la capitale libanaise. Photo: Keystone. PROCHE–ORIENT. Hassan Nasrallah est sorti sain et sauf du bombardement du QG de son mouvement. Tsahal entend continuer ŕ frapper de plus belle.

Le Temps Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Alors que l‘a >>>


      KIOSQUE. LES VIEUX RĘVES DE PUISSANCE DE LA RUSSIE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Hier montré du doigt pour ses vilaines mani';res, Vladimir Poutine prend sa revanche.

François Modoux Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Maudit pétrole! Son prix ne cesse de monter et, mécaniquement, c‘est le degré de liberté dans le monde qui diminue d‘autant. Cette th >>>


      L‘AFGHANISTAN DIVISE LE GOUVERNEMENT DE PRODI
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      ITALIE. L‘extręme gauche a exigé un retrait des troupes avant de se rétracter. Chaude alerte. Stéphane Bussard Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Il fallait s‘y attendre. Depuis quelques jours, la politique étrang';re italienne rév';le toutes les divisions du gouvernement d >>>


      L‘ARGENT FACILE VA VRAIMENT SE RARÉFIER AU JAPON
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      POLITIQUE MONETAIRE. La Banque centrale a relevé son taux directeur ŕ 0,25 point. La reprise économique et la fin de la déflation ont permis ce mouvement, le premier depuis mars 2001.

Nicolas Pinguely, avec les agences Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Comme anticipé, elle l‘a fait. La Banq >>>


      L‘HOMME QUI A TENU TĘTE Ŕ ARMSTRONG
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Floyd Landis. Coureur complet, l’Américain, est aussi reconnu pour son courage. Photo: Keystone.

TOUR DE FRANCE. Floyd Landis, le mieux placé pour prendre la succession de l‘Américain est aussi un des rares ŕ avoir résisté ŕ ses menaces.

Jean–Claude P >>>


      L‘INTERVIEW DE LA SEMAINE. «TRANSFORMER LA POSTE EN SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME NE CHANGERA RIEN Ŕ SA RESPONSABILITÉ SOCIALE»
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Les résultats de Serono dépendent fortement des ventes du Rebif outre–Atlantique Un amortissement plonge DSR dans le rouge Au G8, la Russie entend bien tirer profit de la flambée des cours du brut ECONOMIE Le Temps I Economie I Article «Transformer La Poste en société anonyme ne cha >>>


      L‘ÉTAU SE RESSERRE AUTOUR D‘UN DIRIGEANT DE SWISSAIR
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      GROUNDING. Le rôle de Georges Schorderet, ex–patron des finances, devient central dans l‘affaire.

Daniel Eskenazi, Zurich Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Nouveau rebondissement dans l‘affaire Swissair. Deux mois et demi apr';s que le Tribunal de district de Bülach eut demandé au >>>


      LA BOURSE SUISSE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      FINANCE Le Temps I Finance I Article La Bourse suisse Les valeurs financi';res toujours malmenées.

Anker Bank Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Les journées se suivent et se ressemblent sur le marché suisse. En effet, les tensions au Moyen–Orient et leurs incidences sur les cours du brut ont >>>


      LA BOUTEILLE DE LA SEMAINE. CHASSELAS 2005, LA VIGNE BLANCHE, COLOGNY
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      La bouteille de la semaine. La lecture de ce texte (146' caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 16 CHF par mois. Permet de consulter tous les articles du jour, les éditions PDF et ePaper et de profiter d&l >>>


      LA LAKE PARADE EST–ELLE ENCORE DANS LE RYTHME?
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      GENEVE. La dimension commerciale de la manifestation lasse les puristes de la techno.

La lecture de ce texte (2773 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 16 CHF par mois. Permet de consulter tous les artic >>>


      LA TRICHERIE FAIT SON ENTRÉE OFFICIELLE DANS LE FOOTBALL ITALIEN
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Christian Despont Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Les sanctions prononcées ŕ l‘encontre des suzerains du Calcio – relégation en série B, pénalités – concilient deux aspirations asymétriques: le tact et la ténacité. En clair: elles font preuve de bon sens politique. >>>


      LE MONTREUX JAZZ FESTIVAL Ŕ NOUVEAU Ŕ L‘ÉQUILIBRE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      BILAN. La manifestation annonce 100000 billets vendus et devrait éponger ses dettes.

Olivier Horner Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Y a–t–il vraiment péril en la demeure au Montreux Jazz Festival, comme l‘affirmait Claude Nobs dans nos colonnes (LT des 11 et 12.07.2006)? Si le patron du Mont >>>


      LES EXPLOITS NOCTURNES DES «HÉTÉROCČRES» DE L‘EXTRĘME
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      OUTDOOR GAMES. A Interlaken, quatre équipes ont cinq jours chacune pour réaliser un court–métrage. L‘une d‘elles s‘est lancé le défi de tout filmer de nuit.

Ludovic Chappex, Interlaken Samedi 15 juillet 2006 «Hétéroc';res», plus com >>>


      LES RÉSULTATS DE SERONO DÉPENDENT FORTEMENT DES VENTES DU REBIF OUTRE–ATLANTIQUE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      PHARMA. Le groupe genevois publiera ses chiffres semestriels le 26 juillet. Willy Boder Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Dans une dizaine de jours, lors de la publication des résultats semestriels de Serono (SEO.VX), les analystes financiers se précipiteront sur un chiffre–clé: l‘évolution des ven >>>


      MORITZ LEUENBERGER EN VISITE EN FINLANDE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      SUISSE Le Temps I Suisse I Article Moritz Leuenberger en visite en Finlande DIPLOMATIE. Traditionnelle rencontre avec la présidence de l‘Union européenne.

La lecture de ce texte (1412 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l >>>


      POUR DÉLESTER LES ROUTES ALPINES DES CAMIONS, UNE BOURSE POURRAIT RÉGLER LE TRAFIC DE TRANSIT
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      TRANSPORTS. L‘idée avait été lancée par le comité de l‘Initiative des Alpes. Elle a été reprise par Moritz Leuenberger et l‘UE l‘évoque ŕ son tour. Mais la Suisse devra se demander si elle peut se lancer seule, sans concertation internationale.
>>>


      QUAND LA TIQUE FAIT LA BĘTE DE MORT
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      MENINGITE. Une adolescente alémanique est décédée des suites d‘une encéphalite ŕ tiques dans le canton d‘Argovie. En Suisse, le nombre d‘infections n‘a jamais été aussi élevé.

Patricia Briel Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Selon le quotidien al&# >>>


      REPČRE. MERRILL LYNCH RELČGUE NESTLÉ EN LIGUE B
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Rep';re. Bastien Buss Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Les analystes de Merrill Lynch n‘apprécient plus les valeurs actives dans l‘alimentation. Du moins certaines. La banque américaine a mis le géant Nestlé (NESN.VX), numéro un mondial du secteur, et son concurrent Unilever sur la li >>>


      SAVEURS DU FRAN'';AIS. MICROTOME, MORBIDITÉ POĘLANTE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Saveurs du français. Nicolas Dufour Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Les amateurs de séries polici';res sont un peu masochistes. Rivés devant leur petit écran pour Les Experts, ils se confrontent chaque semaine ŕ des morgues invariablement sordides, des autopsies pas jolies, des investigations gl >>>


      UN 14 JUILLET GRANDIOSE POUR LA FIN DE L‘ČRE CHIRAC
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      FRANCE. Revigoré par le Mondial, le président maintient le suspense sur son avenir politique.

La lecture de ce texte (2614 caract';res) est réservée ŕ nos abonnés en ligne.

S‘abonner ŕ l‘édition en ligne pour 16 CHF par mois. Permet de consul >>>


      UN AMORTISSEMENT PLONGE DSR DANS LE ROUGE
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      RESTAURATION. Recul de 2% des ventes l‘an passé. Bastien Buss Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Année 2005 difficile pour DSR. Le groupe de restauration collective, leader sur le marché romand et numéro trois en Suisse, a essuyé une perte de 2,485 millions de francs en raison d‘un amortissemen >>>


      UN APPENZELLOIS ENGAGÉ POUR LA PAIX
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Bruno Schoch est un pilier de la prestigieuse Fondation pour la paix et la recherche sur les conflits de Francfort. Cet enfant de Herisau voulait comprendre le monde. Pour ne pas s‘ennuyer sur un campus suisse, il a embrassé l‘Allemagne d‘apr';s–guerre, en reconstruction et en é >>>


      VILLAGE PEOPLE. TIENS, V‘LA DU UKULÉLÉ
      Le Temps, 15-07-2006
      Village people. Stéphane Bonvin Samedi 15 juillet 2006 Il y a nous. 6 milliards et quelques de Terriens. Ceux qu‘on connaît, ceux qu‘on ne connaît pas, ceux qu‘on a perdus de vue, ceux qu‘on a ratés. Il y a nos morts, et ceux qui naîtront dans longtemps. Il y a nos souve >>>


      ARAB STOCK MARKETS FACE ‘PSYCHOLOGICAL’ PRESSURE
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Khalil Hanware & Abdul Jalil Mustafa, Arab News JEDDAH/AMMAN, 15 July 2006 — The Saudi stock market continued to fall last week in what analysts described as a profit–taking move.

Despite announcements of half–yearly results of some listed companies, the Tadawul All–Share Index (TASI) plu >>>


      DUBAI E–LEARNING SCHOOL EARNS ACCREDITATION
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      K.T. Abdurabb, Arab News DUBAI, 15 July 2006 — Lt. Gen. Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, president of the e–TQM College, an e–learning institution specialized in offering Total Quality Management education, announced yesterday that two of the college’s programs have been granted academic accreditation by the Ministry o >>>


      OIL PRICES AT RECORD HIGHS
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Agencies NEW YORK, 15 July 2006 — Ignited by a flare–up in violence in the Middle East, world oil prices ended the week at record highs as prices in New York and London spiked to over $77 a barrel yesterday.

New York’s main contract, light sweet crude for delivery in August, rallied 33 cents to close at >>>


      A DIFFERENT UNIVERSE
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Beneficent Say: «Have you considered if God were to make the night perpetual over you, without break, till the Day of Resurrection, is there any deity other than God that could bring you light? Will you not, then, listen?» Say: «Have you >>>


      HIJAB IN WESTERN COUNTRIES
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. On the basis of my understanding of verses such as 24: 31, and 33: 53 & 55, the hijab is obligatory for Muslim women. However, some of our brothers and sisters living in the US claim that it is optional for those living in the US and other Western countries. They argue that wearing it is c >>>


      PRAYERS ON CERTAIN OCCASIONS
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Adil Salahi, Arab News To a Muslim, prayer is a recourse which gives reassurance and ready help and which is always available. In all situations of distress, when man feels unable to cope, helpless, alone, or overwhelmed, he can resort to prayers and he will soon feel better and stronger as he seeks help from the One w >>>


      SOFTENING A HARDENED HEART: A NEW CONVERT
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Adil Salahi, Arab News In the early days of the Islamic message, the Prophet (peace be upon him) and his companions met tough opposition from the unbelievers in Makkah.

Those who did not have high standing in their tribes were vulnerable to much persecution, including torture and even death. On the other hand, >>>


      SUBSTITUTE PILGRIMAGE
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. When Allah says every one is responsible for his own deeds, no one else will be questioned for other’s deeds, how do you justify substitute pilgrimage, or Haj–e–Badal? If an old man gives money to his son for Haj on his behalf and dies, he will get reward just for the money that he >>>


      THE DEAD CANNOT BENEFIT THE LIVING
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Adil Salahi, Arab News Q. Back home, my husband’s relatives always try to persuade him to visit the tombs of dead saints so that his affairs could be set right. I try hard to prevent him from doing so, repeating what you have repeatedly said that the dead cannot affect our lives. Yet, we see that his relatives are doin >>>


      TO WHOM PRAISE IS DUE
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Commentary by Sayyid Qutb In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Beneficent Your Lord creates and chooses whatever He pleases. Never can they have such choice. Limitless is God in His glory and exalted is He above all those they associate with Him as partners.

And your Lord knows all that their hearts conceal a >>>


      WOMEN ATTENDING TARAWEEH PRAYER IN MOSQUE IS OK
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Adil Salahi, Arab News Q.1. In Ramadan, the imam in our mosque said that women should not attend Taraweeh prayer in the mosque. Rather, they should pray at home. But here in Saudi Arabia, we see special areas are allocated for women in mosques.

Please explain. Q.2. It is said that any health problem or pain su >>>


      BEGGARS HIT CEMETERY FOR MORE MONEY
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Arab News RIYADH, 15 July 2006 — Large swathes of beggars are causing mayhem outside a cemetery in Riyadh by hanging around in groups asking for money from people attending funerals, Al–Watan daily reported.

Visitors at the Al–Oudah cemetery in Riyadh have complained to the municipal authorities th >>>


      IRATE NEWS JUNKIES BLAME, BEAT UP THE MESSENGER
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Arab News MAKKAH, 15 July 2006 — An unusual number of newspaper delivery boys have been getting beaten up in recent days in Makkah for delivering the papers late, the daily Okaz reported yesterday. One boy was attacked on Thursday when delivering a stack of papers to a newsstand in Makkah’s Maabid District.

Ei >>>


      ISRAELI TERROR BOMBING REVIVES PAINFUL MEMORIES
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Siraj Wahab, Arab News JEDDAH, 15 July 2006 — Friday is usually the quietest day of the week in Jeddah, as people direct their energies to prayer and their families, but this day was more solemn than most as a sense of foreboding seemed to grab hold of the city with news spreading about the Israeli attacks on Lebanon a >>>


      JEDDAH: KINGDOM’S DIVORCE CAPITAL
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Arab News JEDDAH, 15 July 2006 — Divorce cases in Jeddah rose at alarming rates to reach 33 cases a day last year, according to a report released by the Jeddah High Court.

The report showed a total of 12,1'2 divorces in the Hijri year 1426 (February 2005 to January 2006). It noted that the rise of divorce >>>


      UMRAH OPERATORS TO SUE MINISTRY
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Arab News JEDDAH, 15 July 2006 — At a meeting held in Jeddah recently, Umrah operators have decided to complain to the National Society for Human Rights (NSHR) about the Haj Ministry’s decision to not renew the licenses of some of the companies, Al–Watan daily reported.

According to owners of the Umrah c >>>


      VEHICLE SLAMS INTO FUEL TRUCK, MAN DIES
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Arab News RIYADH, 15 July 2006 — A man burned to death after the vehicle he was driving slammed into the back of a truck carrying gasoline on a highway overpass close to the Muthallath Mikhwat checkpoint, the daily Al–Jazirah reported yesterday. A passenger in the car also suffered serious burns. The truck driver >>>


      WITH BATTLE RAGING, SAUDIS SEEK WAYS TO LEAVE LEBANON
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Lulwa Shalhoub & Raid Qusti, Arab News DAMASCUS/RIYADH, 15 July 2006 — Saudi tourists have been forced to look for alternative ways to leave Lebanon and enter Syria following the Israeli bombing of the main highway running between Beirut and Damascus in the Dahr Al–Baidar region of Lebanon early yesterday mor >>>


      WOMEN SHOURA CONSULTANTS: PROFOUND PROGRESS OR BABY STEPS?
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Maha Akeel, Arab News JEDDAH, 15 July 2006 — The recent appointment of six women as part–time consultants in the Shoura Council and as the Kingdom’s representatives in women’s conferences abroad could be a step toward a larger role for women’s participation in the council, said the vice president of the Shoura Co >>>


      CLEVELAND IMAM JAILED PENDING DEPORTATION
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Associated Press CLEVELAND, 15 July 2006 — An Islamic religious leader convicted of concealing ties to terrorist groups remains jailed in Michigan seven months after he reached a deal with the US government to be deported.

The agreement called for Fawaz Damra’s deportation to Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, S >>>


      CYPRIOT FAMILIES EVACUATED FROM BEIRUT
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Agencies LARNACA, 15 July 2006 — Cyprus yesterday evacuated 104 people from Lebanon via Syria early after Israel launched an air, land and sea blockade on Beirut. A government–chartered jet landed at Larnaca airport early yesterday morning. The island, the closest EU member to the Middle East, has also offered to >>>


      EX–CIA OFFICER SUES CHENEY, ROVE AND AIDES
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Barbara Ferguson, Arab News This April 2' file photo shows former CIA agent Valerie Plame and her husband Joe Wilson, left, arriving at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner in Washington. (Reuters) WASHINGTON, 15 July 2006 — Former CIA agent Valerie Plame and her husband, ex–Ambassador Joseph Wi >>>


      FINANCIAL DISPUTE LANDS JANSHER IN JAIL
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Azhar Masood & Agencies PESHAWAR, 15 July 2006 — A financial dispute has landed Pakistan’s legendary squash star Jansher Khan in jail at least for two weeks, a court ruled yesterday.

A lower court in Peshawar remanded Khan into police custody for 14 days after a local family complained that he had illegall >>>


      HASSAN TURABI KILLED IN KARACHI ATTACK
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Huma Aamir Malik & Agencies KARACHI, 15 July 2006 — Prominent Shiite leader Hassan Turabi, his young nephew and a bodyguard were killed and three others were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up in Gulshan–e–Iqbal township here yesterday.

Turabi, the president of the main Shiite politi >>>


      INDIAN TROOPS TO MONITOR ELECTIONS IN DRCONGO
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Nilofar Suhrawardy, Arab News NEW DELHI, 15 July 2006 — India will be playing a role in this month’s historic elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). About 850 more troops will be sent to increase vigilance during the vote.

«The troops would provide security for people to vote in a free and >>>


      ISRAEL PRESSES ON WITH GAZA STRIP AIR ASSAULT
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Hisham Abu Taha, Arab News GAZA CITY, 15 July 2006 — Reprieved by the US in the UN Security Council on Thursday, Israel yesterday pressed ahead with its Gaza air assault in a bid to retrieve a captured soldier and stop rocket attacks. Meanwhile, the pullback of some ground troops from Gaza was seen by Palestinians as t >>>


      LABOR CHIEF SETS SIGHTS ON MANILA&#3'S AIRPORT ‘ESCORT’ SYNDICATE
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Julie Javellana–Santos, Arab News MANILA, 15 July 2006 — Newly installed Philippine labor chief Arturo Brion has vowed to go after airport «escort» syndicates victimizing Filipinos seeking employment abroad.

He also promised to lay the groundwork for a more effective application of law agains >>>


      MANMOHAN POINTS FINGER AT PAKISTAN
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Shahid Raza Burney, Arab News  BOMBAY, 15 July 2006 — Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yesterday blamed Pakistan for the Bombay train bombings and alleged that the attackers had support «from across the border.» Addressing a crowded press conference at the airport at the end of his visit, Manmohan warned that >>>


      NASRALLAH ESCAPES ASSASSINATION BID
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Agencies A Kurdistan Airlines plane sits on the tarmac while flames rise from the fuel tanks of the Beirut international airport after an Israeli airstrike early on Friday. (AFP) BEIRUT, 15 July 2006 — Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah declared «open war» against Israel yesterday after emerging unscathed fro >>>


      PHILIPPINES&#3' MOST ACTIVE VOLCANO RESTIVE AGAIN
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Julie Javellana–Santos, Arab News MANILA, 15 July 2006 — Officials yesterday told residents around Mount Mayon in the eastern Philippines to stay away from the «permanent danger zone» after the country’s most active volcano ejected ash.

Mayon’s mild eruption late on Thursday followed a series >>>


      REBEL AMBUSH KILLS 12 IRAQI SOLDIERS
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Agencies KIRKUK, Iraq, 15 July 2006 — Gunmen ambushed an Iraqi Army checkpoint in northern Iraq yesterday, killing 12 soldiers and wounding one, in one of the deadliest single attacks in months against the US–trained Iraqi forces.

In more bloodshed that has pushed Iraq close to sectarian civil war, bomb >>>


      SAUDIS EXPECTED HOME FROM GITMO WITHIN YEAR
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Jane Sutton, Reuters MIAMI, 15 July 2006 — Saudi Arabia hopes to have all of its citizens returned from the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay within a year, the Saudi ambassador to the United States said on Thursday.

«We’re working with (the US) government on this to have them back in batches,» said >>>


      TERRORISM HAS NO RELIGION, SAY BOMBAY MUSLIMS
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Arab News BOMBAY, 15 July 2006 — For the first time in Bombay’s history, Muslim religious leaders representing virtually every sect came together on Thursday evening to condemn the serial bomb blasts in the city as a «barbaric», «inhuman» and «cowardly» act.

«We teach >>>


      TWO COPS, EXTREMIST KILLED IN SHOOTOUT IN S. PHILIPPINES
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Al Jacinto, Arab News ZAMBOANGA CITY, 15 July 2006 — Two maritime policemen and a suspected Abu Sayyaf militant were killed yesterday in a shootout inside the busy port of Zambonga City in the southern Philippines, officials said.

A port security guard was also wounded in the gunbattle that erupted around 6:30 >>>


      UMA BHARTI LEVELS CHARGES AGAINST ADVANI AND VAJPAYEE
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Pervez Bari, Arab News BHOPAL, 15 July 2006 — Uma Bharti, president of the newly formed political outfit Bharatiya Janshakti, raised conservative hackles yesterday when she accused family members of former India Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and former Deputy Prime Minister L.K. Advani of having links with mafia >>>


      US WARNS AGAINST TRAVEL TO LEBANON; AUTHORIZES PERSONNEL EVACUATION
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Agence France Presse WASHINGTON, 15 July 2006 — The US State Department warned Americans from traveling to Lebanon and authorized embassy personnel in the country and their families to evacuate in the wake of ongoing Israeli attacks.

«The Department of State is concerned for the personal safety of Americ >>>


      YEMEN JAILS 12 OFFICERS OVER PRISON BREAK
      Arab News, 15-07-2006
      Khaled Al–Mahdi, Arab News SANAA, 15 July 2006 — A Yemeni military court has sentenced 12 intelligence officers to prison terms ranging from eight months to three years over a prison break by 23 Al–Qaeda operatives in February, a state–run website reported yesterday.

In a ruling issued Wednes >>>


      ASTRONAUTS PREPARE FOR TRIP BACK TO EARTH
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. –– Discovery‘s six astronauts snapped last–minute photos and bid farewell to the crew of the international space station before closing a hatch to start their return trip to Earth.

They left behind former crew mate Thomas Reiter of the European Space Agency, who cam >>>


      BEER BARON LOSES LICENSE AFTER DUI ARREST
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      DENVER –– Beer baron Peter Coors‘ driver‘s license has been revoked after his arrest for drunken driving following a wedding celebration. Hearing officer Scott Garber ruled Friday that Coors did not stop at a stop sign and was driving impaired on May 28. Coors, 5', said he had consumed a bee >>>


      BRIBERY AT BORDER WORRIES OFFICIALS
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      By John PomfretWashington Post Staff WriterSaturday, July 15, 2006; A01 SAN DIEGO –– Federal law enforcement officials are investigating a series of bribery and smuggling cases in what they fear is a sign of increased corruption among officers who patrol the Mexican border.

Two brothers who worked >>>


      BUSH BACKS AWAY FROM PUBLIC SPAT WITH PUTIN
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – President Bush backed away on Saturday from a public confrontation over Russia‘s democracy with President Vladimir Putin, adhering to a pledge not to lecture the Kremlin leader.

At a joint news conference, the two made clear they discussed their differences private >>>


      DEMOCRATS PRESS HIGHER MINIMUM WAGE IN ADS
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      WASHINGTON –– Democrats will spend $400,000 on radio ads that begin airing Monday in seven congressional districts, calling attention to GOP opposition to a higher minimum wage.

The ads are part of Democrats‘ strategy to make that issue a centerpiece of this year‘s congressional campaig >>>


      EGYPTIAN IMMIGRANT GOES TO JAIL FOR FRAUD
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      MEMPHIS, Tenn. –– An Egyptian immigrant who raised government fears about possible terrorist plans was sentenced Friday to one year and one month in prison for fraud.

Mahmoud Maawad, a 2'–year–old former University of Memphis student, pleaded guilty last month to one count of wire f >>>


      FIREFIGHTERS MAKE PROGRESS IN CALIF. BLAZE
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      YUCCA VALLEY, Calif. –– Thousands of firefighters aided by aircraft worked Friday in fierce heat to keep two big wildfires from gaining a foothold in the heavily populated San Bernardino Mountains, where millions of trees killed by drought and bark beetles could provide explosive fuel.

The lightnin >>>


      GAY–MARRIAGE OPPONENTS WIN IN COURT IN TWO STATES
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      LINCOLN, Neb., July 14 –– Courts handed victories to opponents of same–sex marriage in two states Friday, reinstating Nebraska‘s voter–approved ban on same–sex marriage and dismissing an attempt to keep a proposed ban off the ballot in Tennessee.

In the Nebraska case, the Co >>>


      HIGHWAYS GLANCE
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      PM WASHINGTON –– Roads and bridges leased to or owned by foreign companies, followed by a list of proposed projects.

ALABAMA: On Dec. 30, 2005, a subsidiary of Australia–based Macquarie Infrastructure Group bought the Foley Beach Expressway bridge for $'5 million between Orange Beach and >>>


      HILLARY HAS MORE THAN $22M IN WAR CHEST
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      ALBANY, N.Y. –– Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has more than $22 million for her re–election run against two little–known New York Republicans, raising the possibility of plenty of leftover cash for a potential White House bid.

The former first lady said her campaign had raised almost $5.7 >>>


      HISPANIC DIVERSITY GLANCE
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      PM Hispanics from Puerto Rico and Cuba have had much different immigration experiences than have Latinos from other countries. Puerto Ricans are U.S.

citizens and most Cubans are allowed to stay in the United States if they make it to U.S. shores. The number of Hispanics who listed each ethnicity on the 2000 c >>>


      ILL. POLICE SERGEANT CHARGED WITH 4 RAPES
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      BLOOMINGTON, Ill. –– The rape reports were scattered over more than two years, but the four women‘s accounts were similar _ a man entered their home while they were alone and threatened them with a weapon, either a gun or a knife.

In one case, the attacker told the woman he had been watching >>>


      JURY BEGINS DELIBERATING PRISON GANG CASE
      Washington Post, 15-07-2006
      SANTA ANA, Calif. –– Jury deliberations began Friday in a case against four suspected leaders of an Aryan Brotherhood prison gang accused of plotting to kill rivals and fellow members to control drug dealing and other criminal enterprises behind bars.

Barry "The Baron" Mills, Tyler " >>>



Pages:    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11