World

Home World Page 122

South Africa wants proof of Africa-Iraq nuclear connection

***image1***JOHANNESBURG (IPS)–The government of President Thabo Mbeki has raised strong objections to a British intelligence dossier that suggests that an African country may have discussed selling uranium to Iraq for use in its efforts to develop nuclear weapons. British Prime Minister Tony Blair recently released an intelligence dossier on Iraq’s alleged attempts to develop nuclear weapons. The report says: “There is...

Secretary General of League of Arab States charges: ‘Israel has become above the law’

CHICAGO (FinalCall.com)–The Secretary General of the League of Arab States told an audience of about 500 people here that the United States must become an "honest broker" in Middle East conflicts, particularly the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the current dispute over allowing UN weapons inspectors into Iraq. "When we talk about freedom, we cannot forget about our brothers...

Secretary General of League of Arab States charges: ‘Israel has become above the law’

CHICAGO (FinalCall.com)–The Secretary General of the League of Arab States told an audience of about 500 people here that the United States must become an "honest broker" in Middle East conflicts, particularly the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the current dispute over allowing UN weapons inspectors into Iraq. "When we talk about freedom, we cannot forget about our brothers...

Assata Shakur: From exile with love

Former Black Panther Assata Shakur speaks to America from Cuba HAVANA, Cuba (FinalCall.com) - Assata Shakur is a Black American folk hero. She is a freedom fighter that escaped the chains of oppression. She made it to the other side. She is a sister that defied the definitions of expected behavior by a Black woman. Her life is the subject of...

Farrakhan welcomed in Holy City Mecca

That experience for Muslims from America-people whose lives have been reclaimed from among the "living dead" by the teaching of Islam-going from 47th Street and Nowhere Drive, to touching the Kabah itself, is profound. In times of great joy, or even when there is tribulation, the exclamation heard among Muslims is sublime: "Allah-u-akbar (God is great)" "Alham-du lillah (All...

Mandela’s visit to Libya raises questions about U.S. policy

Mr. Young, emcee of the glitzy fund-raising dinner honoring Dr. Dorothy Height, president of the National Council of Negro Women, at first seemed to echo official U.S. anger over the visit that week in Tripoli by Africa's most popular president with the African leader Americans most love to hate. Continuing, Mr. Young said he then realized that President Mandela's action-like...