Tag Archives: Jordan

Nissour Square Massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets new trial

  A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial for the man prosecutors say fired the first shots in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at … Continue reading

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Military takeover in Egypt: turning a political dispute into a religious conflict

Referring to Mursi’s year as president,Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense warned of mixing religion with politics, and of turning a political dispute over a regime that failed … Continue reading

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Jordan: violence at Amman protest

The Jordanian protest started out peacefully outside the King Hussein mosque in downtown Amman, according to participants, with the demonstrators calling for an end to corruption and constitutional monarchy and for the lowering of prices. “Then,” recounted Firas Mahadin, 30, … Continue reading

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