Senior Hamas member Mahmoud Zahar (2nd R) stands with two Coptic ...
Feb 24th, 2012
(Reuters) - Senior Hamas member Mahmoud Zahar (2nd R) stands with two Coptic Christian priests during Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh's speech after Friday prayers at Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS) -
Former United States president George H.W. Bush has joined Twitter at the ripe old age of 89, quickly racking up 50,000 followers by Wednesday after just a single tweet. "Barbara and I wish we could have joined the U.S. delegation honoring President Mandela today. Bush and his wife Barbara were invited by US President Barack Obama to visit Sou... [Full Article]
Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - The Gaza Strip's Hamas prime minister on Saturday ordered the reopening of a Palestinian news agency closed in July for alleged "false" reporting of Hamas aid to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. "Prime Minister Ismail Haniya ordered reopening Maan (agency) from tomorrow morning," ... [Full Article]
By Ed Cropley and Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colors and creeds remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers on Sunday, holding him up as an example to build a better nation and world. Mandela, South Africa's first black president who steered his nation out of apartheid and in... [Full Article]