Middle East: January 2012 Archives
Thursday January 12, 2012
From our correspondents around the world!
In Gaza, Palestinians have no problem keeping past heroes alive. Not so for their bretheren in East Jerusalem, where Israel is in control and is trying to re-write Palestinian text books. Photo/GettyImages
Israel rewrites the history books. No Arafat. No Intifada. Palestinians say, no more.
How jazz found a foothold in India. A story of rhythm and racism.
We revisit Congo, where former rebels are getting away with murder.
Did an Irishman save Hitler's life? Disturbing documents surface in Dublin.
And a view from Beijing, where a foot in cold water is the poor man's recreation.
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- Tue., 22 – The screwy Saudi security syndrome
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- New Target stores hit by data breach affecting 40 million cards video
- Target says about 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been affected by a data breach linked to recent purchases in its U.S. stores.
- New Orlando the guide dog can stay with blind man
- Enough donations have been raised to allow a blind New York man to keep the aging guide dog that went onto the subway tracks with him when the man lost consciousness and fell from a station platform, officials say.
- Syria al-Qaeda group runs secrets prisons, Amnesty says
- A leading international watchdog accuses an al-Qaeda-linked rebel group that controls large parts of northern Syria of running secret prisons in which torture and summary killings are common.
- Vladimir Putin: NSA necessary to fight terrorism
- President Vladimir Putin says that National Security Agency surveillance is necessary to fight terrorism, but adds that the U.S. government must "limit the appetite" of the agency with a clear set of ground rules.
- South Sudan blames violence on ethnic tensions, not coup
- A South Sudanese official says the country's current violence was sparked by an attempt in the presidential guard to disarm members of the minority Nuer tribe.