Monday, August 22, 2011

The Syrian president says to stay in power

In an interview on Syrian state television, President Bashar Assad has said that elections expected for February and has acknowledged that the opposition has become more belligerent. The Syrian president also has called for elections to form the new Syrian Government for the month of February 2012, in which different parties may be submitted to the ruling Baath belonging to Asad.

Funeral service in Norway: 77 candles for the victims

About four weeks after the massacre of Utøya Norway has paused once more united. At the end three days of mourning the land of imaginary events on Sunday at an official celebration of the 77 victims of the terrorist attacks of 22 July. At the two-hour event in the candlelit light Oslo Spektrum Arena members took part in the Scandinavian royal families, including the Crown Prince Haakon and Mette-Marit, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and President and Government.

Shimon Peres: None of us want or want to kill Egyptian soldiers

Israeli President Shimon Peres, today took a meeting with relatives of the victims of the attack last Thursday to present their condolences to the Egyptian soldiers who killed in the Sinai during the israeli response. "None of us want or want to die Egyptian soldiers, even in these difficult situations," he said in a moment of the visit.

Peres also emphasized that Israel and Egypt share an interest in the Sinai "is a peninsula of peace, calm and tourism," according to the online edition of the newspaper "Maariv". The statements were made hours after the Cairo qualified as insufficient regret for the incident made public last night by the holder Israeli Defense Ehud Barak.

Gaddafi's son, Saif Islam, arrested

Saif Islam, son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, on whom an arrest warrant by the International Criminal Court (ICC), has been detained by rebel forces Libyan court has stated today . The ICC has received confirmation that Islam has been arrested, as had been previously reported from Libya rebel forces, according to the Dutch agency ANP.

The ICC accuses the Libyan leader, his second son, Saif Islam, and brother Abdullah the Senusi crimes against humanity allegedly committed in Libya since last February, during the riots of insurgents in the North African country. The rebel forces are advancing today in the control of power in Libya and have already beleaguered Gaddafi's headquarters, according to television station Al Jazeera.