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Al Jazeera English - News - Israel To Resume Al-Aqsa Dig

Al Jazeera English - News - Israel To Resume Al-Aqsa Dig: "Israel has decided to resume controversial excavation work outside the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Arab East Jerusalem. The digging, which Israel says will clear the way for construction of a new pedestrian walkway to the Old City compound, sparked angry protests from Muslims when it was begun in February."

Robert Fisk: A reign of terror which history has chosen to neglect - Independent Online Edition > Robert Fisk

Robert Fisk: A reign of terror which history has chosen to neglect - Independent Online Edition > Robert Fisk: "On 15 September 1915, for example (and a carbon of this document exists), Talaat Pasha, the Turkish Interior minister, cabled an instruction to his prefect in Aleppo about what he should do with the tens of thousands of Armenians in his city. 'You have already been informed that the government... has decided to destroy completely all the indicated persons living in Turkey... Their existence must be terminated, however tragic the measures taken may be, and no regard must be paid to either age or sex, or to any scruples of conscience.'"