Thursday, June 23, 2011

Israel calls Apple to remove from iTunes an application invoking intifada

Jerusalem .- An Israeli minister has asked Apple to remove from its iTunes store an application in Arabic calling for the Palestinian people to an uprising. In a letter to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, the minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein said that the 'Third Intifada- a reference to a future Palestinian uprising - conveys information about the protests, some violent, planned against Israel.

"I am convinced that they are aware of this application attached to many to a goal that could be disastrous," The application provides users with a stream of news and editorials in Arabic, announces the upcoming protests and includes links to videos and Palestinian nationalist songs.

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