Obama speaks Hebrew in Israel (starts 1:15) … and it’s not bad for a double secret Muslim, right? Check out great pics/vids here.
AP: ”A Bahraini anti-government protester is engulfed in flames when a shot fired by riot police hit the petrol bomb in his hand that he was preparing to throw during clashes in Sanabis, Bahrain, Thursday, March 14, 2013. Protests and clashes erupted in opposition areas nationwide Thursday with government opponents observing a ‘Dignity Strike’ — blocking roads, closing shops, protesting and staying home from work and school — called by the more radical February 14 youth group.”
Two weeks ago we brought you the story of Moriel Rothman, an American living in Israel who went to jail rather than join the IDF when he was drafted. He spoke of a “frothing, overflowing pool of violence … into which the Jewish people were collectively launched.”
We’ll see what’s up ahead for Palestine.
An earlier version of this article described incorrectly a beverage that Ahmed Abu Khattala was drinking at a hotel in Benghazi, Libya. It was a strawberry frappe, not mango juice, which is what he had ordered.
The future must not belong to those who bully women — it must be shaped by girls who go to school, and those who stand for a world where our daughters can live their dreams just like our sons.
To use what is being called a flimsy ploy to bring this guy in for questioning proves that the Obama administration, through all this appeasement and apologizing, answers to the Qu’ran first and to the Constitution second.
This is what the scene looks like outside US embassy in Tunis (via @weeddude).
Finally, with crowds in Tahrir Square on pins and needles, Sultan announced that the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohammed Morsi won the presidential election. Morsi won with 13.2 million votes (26 million votes were counted out of 50 million eligible voters), giving him about 52 percent of the vote. Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister under Mubarak, got about 12.3 million votes.