On June 7, 2011, President Barack Obama appointed Dr. Azizah al-Hibri, Founder and Chair of KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights, to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell is stepping down and his deputy David Hale, a former Ambassador to Jordan will temporarily replace him. The White House is expected to announce Mitchell’s departure later today.
The White House’s chief envoy on Middle East peace resigned his post Friday after two years of unsuccessful efforts to restart a reconciliation process between Israelis and Palestinians, administration officials confirmed.
At the lunch counters in Dearborn, Michigan on Monday the talk was all about the death of Osama bin Laden. “It’s the best thing that has happened,” said Sam Elhaf, 44, who was just leaving Joe’s Top Dog Coney Island. “Everyone is celebrating.”
Two Lebanese American men were killed following a two vehicle crash that took place Saturday morning March 19, 2011. At 2:27 a.m., Virginia State Police Trooper S. D. Holland was called to the scene on Route 76 southbound near the Reams Road overpass.
Helen Thomas is back at work–this time, with a column in a weekly Virginia newspaper. Thomas was forced to resign last summer from her job as a columnist for Hearst after the controversy over her comments about Israel.
NEUTRALITY is a contentious issue in journalism, but honesty is the real measure.
The propagandists for the Israel Lobby, who occupy the Wall Street Journal editorial page while pretending to be journalists, are determined to remove Helen Thomas from the annals of journalism.
Hezbollah MP Hussein Moussawi on Wednesday saluted veteran U.S. reporter Helen Thomas’ “courage” for her comments against Israel, which sparked a furor in Washington and forced her to retire.