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Archive | January, 2011

Egypt’s Fifth Day of Rage: More Protests, Robberies, Looting, Shooting

As of the fifth day of rage … Saturday January 29, 2011 Hundreds of anti-government protesters returned to the streets of central Cairo on Saturday, chanting slogans against Hosni Mubarak, just hours after the Egyptian president fired his Cabinet and promised reforms but refused to step down. Thirty-eight protesters killed. 2,000 injured. Three Egyptian police […]

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US Diplomat Kills 2 in Attempted Robbery in Lahore, Pakistan

Raymond Davis, an American diplomat in Pakistan, shot and killed two offenders attempting to rob him Thursday when the offenders confronted him on a motorcycle along a busy roadway in Lahore. Davis was reported to be in a car, stopped at a traffic light, when assailants on a motorcycle pulled up alongside and tried to […]

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Protesters Shot and Killed in Egypt by Police

Violence escalated in two cites outside the Egyptian capital Cairo on Thursday as anti-government protests continued to grip the country and challenge President Hosni Mubarak’s regime. An Egyptian protest with demonstrators hoping to emulate the Tunisian uprising that led to the recent ouster of Tunisia’s Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali after nearly 23 years in power, […]

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Crowd Control with Tear Gas After Clash with Police in Tunisia

Video of clashes with police and crowd control in Tunisia Wednesday. Tunisian police on Wednesday fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters in the capital who are pressuring the interim government to get rid of allies of ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. The clashes broke out in front of the prime minister’s office […]

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Satellite Rocket Launched from Vandenberg for National Reconnaissance Office

Liftoff of the United Launch Alliance Heavy Rocket: A classified defense satellite was lofted into orbit Thursday by the largest rocket ever launched from the West Coast, the Air Force said. Ares rocket launched Delta IV nited Launch Alliance Heavy Rocket carrying the NROL 49 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office from Vandenberg Air Force […]

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Public Taiwan Missile Test Tuesday Has High Failure Rate

Taiwan tested a batch of missiles Tuesday, hoping to reassure a population wary of Chinese intentions. But a high failure rate at the widely publicized event may have given it the opposite effect. Taiwan test-fired 19 missiles, but about one-third missed their targets. The missile tests were the first held in full view of the […]

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At Least 50 People Killed, 150 injured at Police Recruitment Center in Tikrit, Iraq

Video shows aftermath of most deadly attack in Iraq since last October 31, 2010. A suicide bomber blew himself up after detonating his explosives belt in a crowd of police recruits on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people and undercutting Iraqi security efforts as the nation struggles to show it can protect itself without foreign […]

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Tankers Set On Fire at Dera Murad Jamali, Pakistan

Gunmen attacked 14 tankers carrying fuel for U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan as they sat parked at a roadside restaurant in southwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said. More than a dozen tankers were set on fire Saturday by eight Islamist militants as the tankers were parked at a restaurant in Dera Murad Jamali, Pakistan.

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Greater London Metropolitan Police Service Seeking Protestor with Petrol Bomb, Others

Met Police have released footage of students they want to track down relating to violence and disorder charges at last year’s protests in November, 2010. The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) is the territorial police force responsible for policing Greater London, excluding the “square mile” of the City of London which is the responsibility of the […]

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Lebanon Government Collapse

Hizballah and its Christian ally Michel Aoun abruptly quit the Lebanese unity government Wednesday, January 12, 2011 in a move that could pave the way for their seizure of power in Beirut. Michel Aoun is a Lebanese politician and former military commander. From September 22, 1988 to October 13, 1990, he served as Prime Minister […]

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