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Mystery of incredibly ornate 2,600-year-old bronze Greek warrior helmet found on seabed

Mystery of incredibly ornate 2,600-year-old bronze Greek warrior helmet found on seabed

Amazing object found in Israel’s Haifa harbour Covered in detailed animal ornamentation Could have been worn by a warrior in the Persian Wars By Ted Thornhill A bronze Greek warrior helmet dating back to the 6th or 5th century BC has been discovered on the seabed in Haifa Harbour, Israel – but the owner remains a complete mystery. Jacob Sharvit, […]

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Macedonian Name Issue – Response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29)

Macedonian Name Issue - Response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29)

The following letter is in response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29). December 31 ,2010 The following letter is in response to the guest column by Argie Bellio (December 29). In terms of strategic significance, that of Greece outweighs that of the insignificant and pathetic regime in Skopje. Greece is a front line state in the war […]

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Erdogan Deserves Medal As Fake Friend of Palestinians

Erdogan Deserves Medal As Fake Friend of Palestinians

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier, 10 June 2010 In the past week the world witnessed an amazing performance by a government leader that even the most accomplished Hollywood actor could not match! Turkey’s Prime Minister deserves an Oscar for presenting himself as a great humanitarian and protector of Palestinians. The people of Gaza are certainly oppressed and deprived, […]

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Israel and US Turn the Humanitarians into the “Aggressors”

Israel and US Turn the Humanitarians into the “Aggressors”

Israeli Commandos raid Aid Ship (Photo @ yalibnan.com) by Glenn Greenwald Late last night, Israel attacked a flotilla of ships in international waters carrying food, medicine and other aid to Gaza, killing at least 10 civilians on board and injuring at least 30 more (many reports now put the numbers at 19 dead and 60 injured). *The Israeli Defense Forces is claiming […]

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Israel Bars Chomsky from Occupied West Bank

Source: New York Times A fierce debate broke out in Israel on Monday over the country’s refusal to permit the linguist Noam Chomsky, an icon of the American left, to enter the occupied West Bank from Jordan. Front-page coverage and heated morning radio discussions asked how Professor Chomsky, an 81-year-old professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, […]

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Israeli-Hamas War Crimes UN Report: FYROM against, Greece abstained

Israeli-Hamas War Crimes UN Report: FYROM against, Greece abstained

(Photo: @ UNHCR) Vote on Report of Fact Mission on Gaza Conflict The draft resolution on follow-up to the Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict (document A/64/L.11) was adopted by a recorded vote of 114 in favour to 18 against, with 44 abstentions, as follows: In favour: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and […]

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Turkey embraces its Islamic friends

Turkey embraces its Islamic friends Daniel Pipes | October 28, 2009 Article from: The Australian “THERE is no doubt he is our friend,” Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says of Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, even as he accuses Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of threatening to use nuclear weapons against Gaza. These outrageous assertions point to the profound change […]

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Unprecedented Miniature Carving of Alexander the Great Found

Unprecedented Miniature Carving of Alexander the Great Found by Nissan Ratzlav-Katz (IsraelNN.com) Excavations in Tel Dor have turned up a rare and unexpected work of Hellenistic art: a precious stone bearing the miniature carved likeness of Alexander the Great. Archaeologists are calling it an important find, indicating the great skill of the artist. The Tel Dor dig, under the guidance and […]

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Turkey’s Dangerous Decline

As the wave of lawfare against Israel, post-Gaza war, intensifies, the Associated Press reported on Friday that “Turkish prosecutors said…they were investigating whether Israeli leaders should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity over the military offensive in the Gaza Strip…. the probe was opened after Mazlum-Der, an Islamic-oriented human rights organization in Turkey, filed an official complaint against Israeli leaders.” […]

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Gaza strip a clash of fundamentalists…and a challenge to humanity

Gaza strip a clash of fundamentalists…and a challenge to humanity

January 05, 2009 By Dr. George Voskopoulos International politics has always been a field of study that sets challenges not only to IR scholars but to the conventional standard of ethics and people´s ability to form evaluative judgments. Although in international relations it is a highly disputed issue to pinpoint facts and set aside non-facts I will try to focus […]

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