Posts Tagged ‘middle east’

PRESIDENT OBAMA: “OSAMA BIN LADEN KILLED”

May 2 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

USA, Washington DC – PRESIDENT OBAMA: “OSAMA BIN LADEN KILLED”. The United States President addressed the nation today in saying Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has been killed by US troops in the city of Abbottabad inside Pakistan.  Osama Bin Laden was shot to death, the dead body is in US custody. See below video by The White House.                   VIDEO... Read more

AFGHANISTAN, Kandahar: 500+ TALIBAN escaped in tunnel PRISON BREAK

April 25 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

AFGHANISTAN, Kandahar – 500+ TALIBAN escaped in a tunnel prison break. A taliban spokesman told Al Jazeera 541 prisoners have escaped through a 350 metre-long tunnel. Of the 541 escapees, 106 were Taliban commanders who fled in this major Easter jail escape. ... Read more

LIBYA, Misrata: Oscar nominated filmmaker and photographer reported killed

April 20 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

LIBYA, Misrata: Oscar nominated documentary filmmaker and photographer reported killed. The journalist photographers named are Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros Business Insider reports. Last tweet send by Tim Hetherington out of Misrata Libya. Last tweet send by Chris Hondros.                 Tweet // Bookmark this on Delicious ... Read more

PAKISTAN: Government says 250.000 children DIE each year of UNSAFE WATER

April 19 | Posted by roeland | breaking news Tags: , , , , , , , ,

PAKISTAN: Government (Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources) says 250.000 Pakistani children die each year of unsafe water IRIN Asia reports.   Tweet (function() { var s = document.createElement('SCRIPT'), s1 = document.getElementsByTagName('SCRIPT')[0]; s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src = 'http://widgets.digg.com/buttons.js'; s1.parentNode.insertBefore(s, s1); })(); Bookmark this on Delicious ... Read more

APP: Al Jazeera English live world news streaming iPhone/iPod Touch/Android app

March 17 | Posted by roeland | android, iphone, ipod touch, news app Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

International news channel Al Jazeera based in Doha(Qatar) offers their free Al Jazeera English(AJE) live world news streaming iPhone/iPod Touch/Android app in both the iTunes AppStore and Google Android Market. Next to watching the latest World and Middle East news unfolding it’s possible to read English AJE articles via the app. The Middle Eastern broadcaster covers the whole world with... Read more