Daily Archives: 23 June 2011

Nuclear experts from Bushehr killed in Russian plane crash

Mysterious news from Russia: Five Russian scientists who assisted in the design of Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant were among the 44 fatalities of Monday’s Russian plain crash, Moscow’s International News Agency RIA Novosti reported Thursday. The Tupolev-134 plane broke … Continue reading

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Journalists barred by Libyan rebels vs. journalists barred by IDF: another case study in hypocrisy

Reading a report in today’s Guardian, that Libyan rebels in Misrata are starting to take a tough line on foreign reporters, citing security needs and fears of spies from Ghaddafi, one could be forgiven for being taken aback at the … Continue reading

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