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Saudi Police Fire Live Rounds On Protesters in Qatif        Information Clearing House: ICH

Saudi Police Fire Live Rounds On Protesters in Qatif        Information Clearing House: ICH

Saudi Police Fire Live Rounds On Protesters in Qatif

Video By RT -July 28, 2012

Several demonstrators have been wounded in Saudi Arabia’s eastern district of Qatif after security forces opened fire on protesters.





Several demonstrators have been wounded in Saudi Arabia’s eastern district of Qatif after security forces opened fire on protesters. Officers fired live rounds at demonstrators who carried posters of those injured and arrested earlier this month.

Spokesmen for the Saudi Interior Ministry said several people were burning tires during the protests, and several arrests were made.

Among those arrested today was Mohammed al-Shakhuri, who is on a list of the country’s 23 most-wanted people, Al-Manar News reported. Witnesses said Shakhuri was taken to a military hospital with bullet wounds in his back and neck.

“There were no casualties,” the Interior Ministry said in a statement.

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The Value of Tom Friedman?        Information Clearing House: ICH

The Value of Tom Friedman?        Information Clearing House: ICH

The Value of Tom Friedman

His status among American elites is the single most potent fact for understanding the nation's imperial decline

By Glenn Greenwald

July 28, 2012 "Salon" - -  Tom Friedman argues that the only thing that could save Syria is if that country is lucky enough to have the U.S. do to it what the U.S. did to Iraq, and in the process, says this:

And, for me, the lesson of Iraq is quite simple: You can’t go from Saddam to Switzerland without getting stuck in Hobbes — a war of all against all — unless you have a well-armed external midwife, whom everyone on the ground both fears and trusts to manage the transition. In Iraq, that was America.

Israel denied me entry on the basis of my skin color and religion

Israel denied me entry on the basis of my skin color and religion

Israel attempts to portray itself as a vibrant, liberal country that promotes pluralism and diversity, the only democracy in a region filled with tyrants and despots, a young energetic start-up advocating inclusiveness. So why the need for barefaced racial discrimination at its airports?