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  • Extend The Father's Love Let Christ Arise in You [Charismatic Caucus]

    06/01/2015 11:21:53 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 6-1-15 | Bible , Jedediah
    Extend yourselves My Children , extend yourselves for as I love, you to must love even to the ends of the Earth. Give and it shall be given unto you, share in all I have blessed you with in an unending manner for My Love in you knows no boundaries and remembers no wrongs for as much as you allow My Grace in you to overcome all obstacles I then pour out My Storehouses upon you. So do not segregate your hearts from one another but give and not sparingly but lavishly for in this same way I shall give...
  • Abbas To Sign Accords With Putin in Moscow

    04/11/2015 10:14:46 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    INN ^ | 4/11/2015, 10:55 PM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow on Monday where the issue of Middle East peace talks will be raised, Russian authorities announced Thursday. “The two leaders will hold talks concerning key aspects of Russian-Palestinian relations and their future, with particular attention on the trade, economy and humanitarian sectors,” the Kremlin said in a statement according to AFP. There will also be “an exchange of ideas on the process of Israeli-Palestinian talks and other problematic regional situations,” the statement continued, adding that North Africa would also be on the agenda. …
  • Obama installing Islam leaders while Michelle and Susan Rice provide cover?

    03/27/2015 6:35:19 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/27/2015 | Judi McLeod
    The full-scale social engineering of President Barack Hussein Obama in the elections of countries where he has no business being seeks to install radical Islamists to power. Even though it’s s a provable deadly blueprint that’s putting the West at great risk, no one is calling him on it. Obama’s been on the trail of replacing Christian leaders with Islamic ones before he became president, starting with Kenya where he actively campaigned to elect Islamic defender Raila Odinga in 2007. Obama got away with it because following a violent post-electoral crisis, Odinga took office as Prime Minister in April...
  • Police officer dies after being 'pushed' into the path of an oncoming train at a Spanish ...

    01/04/2015 8:14:57 PM PST · by PghBaldy · 34 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | January 3 | jennifer Newton
    This is the shocking moment a Spanish police officer fell to his death after he was apparently pushed into the path of an oncoming train. The officer, named as 28-year-old Francisco Javier Ortega, was talking to a group on the platform at Madrid's Embajadores station, when it is alleged he asked to see identification papers of one of the men. Bystanders waiting for the train were filming on their mobile phones as a minor scuffle broke out on the platform yesterday
  • I. Coast Imposes Economic Blockade On Ebola-Hit Liberia

    08/14/2014 11:55:24 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 10 replies
    Front Page Africa ^ | 8/14/14 | Rodney D. Sieh
    Monrovia – Liberia could be bracing for the worst before a glimmer of light shows up at the end of the tunnel. Already struggling to deal with the deadly Ebola outbreak, the post-war nation is poised for a major shortage of food, petroleum and basic necessities in the wake of a decision by the neighboring Ivory Coast to block access of ships using its space as a transshipment point due to the Ebola outbreak, FrontPageAfrica has learned. The World Health Organization’s latest tally of the dead reports1,013 deaths across four countries — Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone...
  • Israel to be investigated for possible 'war crimes' over Gaza raids

    07/23/2014 2:47:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The London Express ^ | July 23, 2014 | Cyril Dixon
    Navi Pillay said Tel Aviv's two-week onslaught on Gaza - which has cost more than 650 Palestinians lives - would be thoroughly investigated. Ms Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the attacks have destroyed houses and hospitals and killed civilians. "These are just a few examples where there seems to be a strong possibility that international humanitarian law has been violated, in a manner that could amount to war crimes. "Every one of these incidents must be properly and independently investigated." According to Gaza officials, 475 houses have been destroyed and 2,644 damaged, while 46 schools, 56 mosques...
  • U.N. launches probe into alleged Israeli crimes in Gaza

    07/23/2014 2:35:58 PM PDT · by illiac · 13 replies
    MSN News ^ | 7/23/14 | By Stephanie Nebehay and Tom Miles of Reuters
    GENEVA, July 23 (Reuters) - The United Nations on Wednesday launched an international inquiry into human rights violations and crimes that may have been committed by Israel during its military offensive in the Gaza Strip. The U.N. Human Rights Council condemned the Israeli assault which it said had involved "disproportionate and indiscriminate attacks", including aerial bombing of civilian areas, collective punishment, and the killing of more than 650 Palestinians. At the end of an emergency session, the 47-member forum adopted a resolution presented by Palestinians by a vote of 29 states in favor, 1 against (the United States) with 17...
  • Thieving postman allowed to stay in Britain under right to family life

    06/22/2014 6:23:31 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Sunday Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6:30AM BST 22 Jun 2014 | Patrick Sawer, Tom Whitehead and David Barrett
    A postman who stole dozens of letters and parcels as part of a £500,000 credit-card fraud cannot be deported to the Ivory Coast because he has children in Britain. Despite committing what both a judge and the Home Office described as “a serious breach of trust”, Harnault Hospice Kassi convinced an immigration tribunal that his removal would breach his right to family life. The ruling is the latest in a growing number of cases of foreign-born criminals using human rights laws to prevent their removal from Britain. It means Kassi, 39, cannot be returned to his home country, even though...
  • Nigeria discovers 'Hezbollah terrorist cell', weapons trove

    05/31/2013 2:58:00 AM PDT · by csvset · 15 replies
    France24 ^ | 30/05/2013
    A ‘terrorist cell’ believed to be linked to Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah and housing weapons intended to attack Israeli and Western targets has been discovered in a compound in northern Nigeria, the country’s security services said on Thursday. Nigeria's security services said Thursday they had discovered a home in the northern city of Kano where Lebanese nationals had stored weapons intended to attack Israeli and Western targets in Nigeria. The Kano state intelligence chief, Bassey Etang, and a separate military statement described the compound as hosting a "terrorist cell" tied to the powerful Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah. No evidence was...
  • Treasury Announces New Sanctions Against Iran

    05/28/2013 5:16:02 PM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies
    SNIPPET - quote: www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/jl1955.aspx Treasury Announces New Sanctions Against Iran Actions Target Iran’s Nuclear and Missile Proliferation Activities 5/23/2013     WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury is taking action today against 20 individuals and entities for their involvement in Iran’s nuclear and missile proliferation networks and Iran’s continued attempts to circumvent sanctions. These networks are responsible for moving supplies and providing essential services to Iran’s clandestine nuclear and weapons programs. These actions are designed to increase pressure on the Iranian regime by tightening sanctions against Iran’s energy sector and exposing key proliferation related networks that span the...
  • R2PAQ (‘Responsibility to Protect Al-Qaeda’)

    03/29/2011 12:36:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | March 28, 2011 | John Rosenthal
    The supposed “responsibility to protect” has taken America into a war on the side of the ultimate killers of innocents. (See also "Rebel Libya: ‘Brothers who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, now is the time to defend your land!" on the Tatler.) In the absence of any evident national interest justification for bombing Libya, the Obama administration is said to have been motivated by the so-called responsibility to protect — or “R2P” per the wonkish English acronym. In American discussions, “R2P” has quickly come to be associated with Obama advisor Samantha Power. But “R2P” did not emerge full-grown from the...
  • British have invaded nine out of ten countries -- so look out Luxembourg

    11/10/2012 10:41:13 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | Sunday, November 4, 2012 | Jasper Copping
    Britain has invaded all but 22 countries in the world in its long and colourful history, new research has found. Every schoolboy used to know that at the height of the empire, almost a quarter of the atlas was coloured pink, showing the extent of British rule. But that oft recited fact dramatically understates the remarkable global reach achieved by this country. A new study has found that at various times the British have invaded almost 90 per cent of the countries around the globe. The analysis of the histories of the almost 200 countries in the world found only...
  • Austin-Based Hizballah-Linked Nightclub Owners Convicted

    10/24/2012 2:49:36 PM PDT · by Cindy · 17 replies
    SNIPPET: "Actually, two have been convicted by a jury for using their nightclubs to launder the proceeds of drug and weapons deals, one was acquitted of money laundering but has pled guilty to a drug trafficking charge, and one of those convicted of money laundering has now been charged with tax evasion. And that's not to mention the failure to pay state liquor taxes and fees, the unsolved murder of a one-time business partner, and various immigration-related issues. Money was transferred in to a relative and known Hizballah operative in Lebanon, and there are strong ties to the Lebanese expat...
  • September 2001 - September 2012

    09/01/2012 1:56:13 AM PDT · by Cindy · 46 replies
    TRUTHUSA.com ^ | September 1, 2012 | n/a
    Brief thoughts/quotes from the last 11 years. "Looking away, not caring, or hoping for the best are not viable options in fighting terrorism (in general) and the global jihad (specifically). Terrorism must be fought head on 24/7 and preventing terrorism is far better than just reacting to one terror-related event after another." -Cindy (July 1, 2011) ~ "WHAT DID I LEARN from the terrorist attack on September 11, 2001? OPINION: I have learned that more Americans love America than the lame-stream media will ever let on. I have learned that America's military is the finest in the world. I have...
  • UPDATE 2-Syria to be suspended from int'l Islamic body -diplomat

    08/13/2012 6:00:08 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | Monday, August 13, 2012 | unattributed
    Syria will be suspended from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Wednesday for its violent suppression of a 17-month uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, a diplomat said on Monday ahead of an emergency OIC summit in Mecca. "The resolution regarding the suspension of the Syrian membership in the OIC is not facing obstacles ... It will be approved," said the diplomat, speaking on the sidelines of a preliminary foreign ministers meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He said the decision was likely to be formally announced at the end of the second day of the summit, which was called by Saudi...
  • Netanyahu orders swift deportation of 25,000 illegal African migrants

    06/03/2012 8:41:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 6/3/12 | Barak Ravid
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered his ministers to accelerate efforts to deport citizens of South Sudan, the Ivory Coast, Ghana and Ethiopia who are living in Israel illegally on Sunday. Speaking at Sunday's cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said that while it is not possible to expel citizens of Eritrea and Sudan, whose lives would be at risk in their home countries, holding facilities for them must be built in the Negev as quickly as possible. (Snip) Sudan is classified as an enemy country, another reason that infiltrators can't be returned there, he said, while Eritrea, though it has diplomatic relations with
  • You "ARE" MY House of Prayer

    12/03/2011 6:30:00 PM PST · by Jedediah · 15 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 12-3-11 | Jedediah
    Situations may be precarious at times but truly this is merely a lack of prayer as preparation for you are my houses of preparation of my will. So know my will by the preparation of your hearts before me for I AM The LIGHT of your path and way in Me ! John 1:4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. John 8:12 New International Version (NIV) Dispute Over Jesus’ Testimony 12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk...
  • Gbagbo faces crimes against humanity charges at Hague

    11/30/2011 7:19:03 AM PST · by Cardhu · 1 replies
    France 24 ^ | November 30th 2011 | AP News Wires
    AP - The International Criminal Court charged former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo with murder, rape, persecution and inhuman acts Wednesday, crimes allegedly committed as his backers fought brutal battles to keep him in power after last year’s elections. Gbagbo, 66, is the first former head of state taken into custody by the court since it was established in 2002, although prosecutors also have charged Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with genocide and Libya’s former leader, the late Moammar Gadhafi, with crimes against humanity. “Mr. Gbagbo is brought to account for his individual responsibility in the attacks against civilians committed by...
  • ICC has issued warrant for Ivory Coast's Gbagbo - lawyer

    11/29/2011 8:50:57 AM PST · by Cardhu · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 29th 2011 | Mark John
    The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for ousted Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo, his France-based lawyer said on Tuesday. "They (Ivorian justice authorities) showed it to him this morning,"
  • Shaky security in Liberia sparks fears ahead of key polls Tuesday

    10/08/2011 11:51:41 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    Vancouver Sun ^ | Saturday, October 8, 2011 | Agence France-Presse
    United Nations and regional security forces are on high alert ahead of Liberia's second post-war polls Tuesday, amid fears over weapons and mercenaries circulating after recent conflict in neighbouring Ivory Coast. Liberia still relies heavily on a UN peacekeeping mission (UNMIL) to secure its fragile peace, eight years after it emerged from one of Africa's bloodiest wars in 2003, in which some 250,000 were killed. The 8,000-strong UNMIL force has boosted border security as has the UN mission in Ivory Coast, and defence chiefs from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Nigeria have pledged to send at least 540 police...
  • Cable: UN peacekeepers traded food for sex

    09/01/2011 8:06:23 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 30 replies
    msnbc ^ | 9/1/2011 | LAURA BURKE/ap
    <p>United Nations peacekeepers in Ivory Coast enticed underage girls in a poor part of the West African nation to exchange sex for food, according to a United States Embassy cable released by WikiLeaks.</p> <p>The cable written in January 2010 focuses on the behavior of Beninese peacekeepers stationed in the western town of Toulepleu, an area that has been at the crosshairs of the nation's 10-year-long conflict.</p>
  • Cote d'Ivoire - Livelihoods Lost to Bulldozers

    08/29/2011 5:03:51 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 8 replies
    IRIN via All Africa ^ | 26 August 2011
    Abidjan — The Côte d'Ivoire government is demolishing shops and makeshift stalls in a bid to clean up the main city, Abidjan, but the operation is causing concern about how those affected will cope as the country is still reeling from post-election turmoil, observers say. Many of those affected had been chased off public property in the past and "Operation Clean Nation" - enforcing a decree dating from 2008 - has not come as a shock; still, hundreds of families have now lost their livelihoods. "When you look at the condition of those [being forced away], it's very clear that...
  • Inequality between rich and poor in US worse than Cameroon, Yemen

    06/21/2011 4:23:07 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 65 replies
    DailyIndia.com ^ | June 2011 | Asian News International
    The gap between America's rich and poor is reportedly at an extreme high, much higher than many developing countries like Cameroon, the Ivory Coast, and even Yemen. According to the Central Investigative Agency's (CIA) World Fact Book, which ranks countries in terms of how 'equally' wealth is distributed, the U.S. is the 42nd most unequal country in the world, the Daily Mail reports. It has been ranked way behind the European Union and the United Kingdom in terms of equality of pay. In fact, the situation is so extreme that it has even been placed behind countries such as Cameroon,...
  • U.N. rights chief concerned about new Ivory Coast army

    06/18/2011 7:34:56 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:28pm EDT | Fredrik Dahl
    (Reuters) - The top U.N. human rights official expressed concern on Wednesday over acts of violence allegedly carried out by members of Ivory Coast's new army, including reports of summary executions, rape and torture. The former rebel Forces Republicaines Cote d'Ivoire (FRCI) is now the backbone of the west African state's armed forces after the ousting of ex-president Laurent Gbagbo two months ago. "Lack of discipline and violence on the part of the newly established army, the FRCI, which is composed of several different groups with no clear command structure, are ... of serious concern," U.N. High Commissioner for Human...
  • Aid to Ivory Coast [New Church Charity]

    05/31/2011 5:22:01 PM PDT · by DaveMSmith · 1 replies
    Ivory Coast - The change in government and the continuing struggle in Ivory Coast continues to impact New Church congregations there.
  • Time Up For Sit-tight Leaders in Africa

    05/28/2011 3:01:19 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 5 replies
    Codewit World News - Sharing Nigerian and African News ^ | Saturday, May 28, 2011 | Obi Ebuka Onochie
    "Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike" Plato (BC 427 - 374BC). Open rigging and clinging brazenly to power have become common features of emerging democracies in the world today especially in Africa. Many Countries in Africa have become accustomed to "sit-tight dictators" or military style of leadership, with democracy being propelled by the West for their replacement. This is at the centre of the on-going conflict in many emerging democratic nations. Democratization of the world today as being championed by United States of...
  • Inside Gbago's former residence

    04/19/2011 4:15:23 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 1 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | April 19th 2011 | Haru Mutasa
    Al Jazeera gains access inside the destroyed presidential palace where former Ivorian president was holed up. The French Air Force has handed control of the main airport in Abidjan to Ivorian authorities following the end of weeks of fighting. Officials are now assessing the damage to the presidential residence, where ousted leader Laurent Gbagbo was holed up. As Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports, it's been a grim task. Video at the link.
  • Lessons from the Ivory Coast

    04/11/2011 9:28:37 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    The crisis in the Ivory Coast has important lessons for Europe, Israel and the United States. And none of these lessons is being conveyed by the Western media. The most important aspects of the crisis in the Ivory Coast are being overlooked or deliberately disguised by the Western media. One can read media report after media report without discovering the basic fact that the Northern Ivory Coast “rebels” are Muslims. Indeed they are Muslims who by and large entered the Ivory Coast as infiltrators, through borders that are poorly patrolled, from neighboring countries. A better advertisement for stronger border control...
  • Gbagbo aide says French forces detained Gbagbo

    04/11/2011 6:31:11 AM PDT · by freedomwarrior998 · 45 replies
    Reuters ^ | 04-11-2011 | Gerard Bon
    (Reuters) - French special forces have detained Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo and handed him to leaders of the rebel opposition, after French tanks forced their way into his residence, a Gbagbo adviser in France said.
  • French troops enter centre of Abidjan

    04/11/2011 6:21:15 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 34 replies
    BBC ^ | April11th 2011 | Staff
    French ground troops have entered the centre of the main Ivory Coast city of Abidjan for the fist time as incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo refuses to quit. Helicopter gunships are firing in the area around Mr Gbagbo's residence. On Sunday, UN and French helicopter gunships began a new operation they said was aimed at destroying heavy weapons near Mr Gbagbo's residence. Mr Gbagbo has been refusing to cede power to internationally-recognised President Alassane Ouattara. Loud explosions can be heard echoing around the lagoons which surround the centre of the city, says the BBC's Mark Doyle in Abidjan. On Monday morning,...
  • The next Rwanda? ‘In all districts of Abidjan there is gunfire’

    04/11/2011 3:42:02 AM PDT · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 2 replies
    Early reports suggested that more than 800 people, largely from the Gbagbo-supporting Gueré tribe, were killed in a single day at the sprawling Salesian Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus mission in Duekoue, 300 miles west of Abidjan towards the Liberian border. The attackers seem to have been largely soldiers descended from Burkina Faso immigrant Muslim families loyal to Ouattara. Late yesterday the Roman Catholic charity Caritas said more than 1000 people were massacred in Duekoue. A Caritas spokesman said Caritas workers visited the town and reported seeing a neighbourhood filled with bodies of people who had been shot and...
  • Ivory Coast: Gbagbo loyalists attack Ouattara headquarters, regain ground in central Abidjan

    04/09/2011 10:43:54 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 9 replies
    France 24 ^ | 4/9/2011
    Pro-Gbagbo forces launched an onslaught on the headquarters of the internationally recognised president, Alassane Ouattara, Saturday. French authorities said fighters also attacked its embassy in Abidjan, provoking counter-strikes. AFP - Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo's forces attacked the headquarters of his rival, UN-recognised president Alassane Ouattara, on Saturday in a major escalation of the battle for control of the country. A UN spokesman and witnesses told AFP the Golf Hotel in Abidjan, where Ouattara has been holed up since disputed November elections, came under attack from about 5:00 pm local time (1700 GMT). It was the first time since the...
  • Protesters decry Canada's roles in Afghanistan, Libya

    04/09/2011 6:45:28 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 8 replies
    toronto.ctv.ca ^ | Saturday, April 9, 2011 | The Canadian Press
    Anti-war demonstrators gathered in Montreal and Toronto this afternoon to call for an end to armed conflict across the globe. About 200 protesters marched through the streets of downtown Montreal. Many carried signs protesting against Canada's involvement in Afghanistan and Libya. Others wanted a peaceful resolution to the conflict in Ivory Coast. The Raging Grannies protest group performed songs calling for a more peaceful world for their grandchildren. Several dozen protesters turned out at a demonstration in Toronto.
  • Gbagbo's forces retaliate in Ivory Coast

    04/09/2011 5:36:07 PM PDT · by massmike · 6 replies
    necn.com ^ | 04/09/2011 | AP
    Forces supporting Ivory Coast's entrenched strongman are showing they're not ready to give up. They broke through the security perimeter imposed around the presidential compound today, firing on French helicopters. A spokesman for French forces says no French soldiers were injured in the attack, but the helicopters fired back, destroying one armored vehicle. Forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo's (BAHG'-bohz) camp had appeared on the brink of defeat, while those trying to install the internationally recognized winner of November's presidential election seized control of most of the country and isolated Gbagbo in a bunker.
  • France rescues Japanese ambassador in Ivory Coast

    04/07/2011 7:33:48 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 9 replies
    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast – French forces wearing night vision goggles rappelled from a helicopter to rescue the Japanese ambassador and seven others, France's foreign minister said Thursday, as Ivory Coast's strongman leader remained in an underground bunker amid the fighting.
  • A new kind of defeat for America

    04/07/2011 1:34:15 AM PDT · by Scanian · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 6, 2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    President Obama has announced that America would stop attacking Col. Moammar Khadafy's forces in Libya. He instead hopes that others can force out Khadafy -- or that the dictator will leave through economic and diplomatic pressure. It will apparently be up to NATO to finish the war-- without direct American combat participation. The relieved Obama administration had never quite explained what the mission was in the first place -- or for whom and for what we were fighting. Was the bombing to stop the killing, to help the rebels or to remove Khadafy? Were we enforcing just a no-fly zone,...
  • Another French front in Africa

    04/05/2011 10:20:18 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 7 replies
    Presseurop ^ | 4/5/2011
    "France goes to war," announces the front page of Libération, in the wake of intervention by the 1,500-strong French Licorne (Unicorn) force in Ivory Coast. In response "to a request from the UN," on 4 April, helicopters from the French air force and and the UNOCI mission in the country bombarded several positions manned by forces loyal to outgoing president Laurent Gbagbo, who has refused to hand over power to his rival, Alassane Ouattara, the internationally acknowledged winner of the 2010 election in the country. "This intervention jointly conducted by the UN and the former colonial [Ivory Coast became independent...
  • How to resolve the Ivorian crisis

    04/05/2011 12:20:38 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 10 replies
    http://www.modernghana.com ^ | April 5, 2011 | Modern Ghana
    Many of us are deeply troubled by what is happening in the Ivory Coast (La Cote d'Ivoire). The fundamental issues are being overlooked. The consequences and ramifications of this denouement are also being overlooked. Alasanne Ouattara went to the USA in the 1960s on an African-American Institute (AAI) scholarship as a citizen of the Upper Volta, now Burkina Faso. He was employed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the late 1960s as a citizen of the Upper Volta/Burkina Faso. From the 1960s onwards, as the economy of Ivory Coast boomed, there was considerable immigration from neighbouring countries, particularly, Upper...
  • President Obama Speaks to the People of Côte d'Ivoire (Obama supports Muslim Rebel Leader)

    04/05/2011 9:20:08 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 81 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | Mar 25, 2011 | whitehouse
    YouTube - President Obama Speaks to the People of Côte d'Ivoire via kwout
  • Profile:Alassane Ouattara(UN Supporting former deputy managing director of the IMF)

    04/05/2011 10:18:54 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 5 replies
    http://english.aljazeera.net ^ | 05 Apr 2011 | english.aljazeera.net
    Alassane Ouattara, the man recognised by the international community as the winner of Cote d'Ivoire's presidential poll, has continuously been thwarted in his attempts to lead the west African nation. The 69-year-old began his career in economics, working at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, while also gaining a masters and doctorate in the field from the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. At the IMF he worked as African Director and as vice-governor, and governor, of the regional Central Bank of West African State, until being urged by Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Cote d'Ivoire's independence leader, to save the country...
  • Tens of Thousands of Refugees Trapped at Christian Compound After Mass Slaughter in Duékoué

    04/05/2011 9:58:24 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 24 replies
    http://www.favstocks.com ^ | 04/05/2011 | By Right Network
    Tens of Thousands of Refugees Trapped at Christian Compound After Mass Slaughter in Duékoué | FavStocks
  • Catholic Church reports mass murder in Cote d'Ivoire

    04/05/2011 9:45:13 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 14 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | Apr 3, 2011 | AlJazeeraEnglish
    YouTube - Catholic Church reports mass murder in Cote d'Ivoire via kwout
  • French foreign minister says Gbagbo is negotiating his departure

    04/05/2011 6:00:28 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 9 replies
    France 24 ^ | April 5th 2011 | Staff
    French Foreign Minister Alain Juppé says that incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo is negotiating his departure from the Ivory Coast after months of refusing to cede power following a November presidential run-off. No more at the moment.
  • Ouattara Forces Seize Ivory Coast President's Home

    04/05/2011 5:35:17 AM PDT · by edpc · 7 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 5 April 2011 | Rukmini Callimachi
    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast – A senior diplomat says forces backing Ivory Coast's democratically elected leader have seized the presidential home where the entrenched strongman is in a bunker. The diplomat, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter, said Tuesday that fighters had taken the residence. Forces aiming to topple strongman Laurent Gbagbo had succeeded in taking nearly the entire countryside in just three days last week.
  • Ivory Coast: Presidential residence 'taken' in Abidjan

    04/04/2011 10:24:07 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 3 replies
    BBC ^ | April 5, 2011
    Fighting in Ivory Coast's main city, Abidjan, has taken a new turn with reports that entrenched ruler Laurent Gbagbo's residence has been captured. Forces loyal to Alassane Ouattara, the country's internationally recognised president, said they had taken the building after a day of fierce combat. A spokesman for Mr Ouattara, Patrick Achi, told the BBC it was not yet clear whether Mr Gbagbo had been inside. Heavy weapons fire could be heard again early on Tuesday, reports say. On Monday, UN and French helicopters attacked targets near the presidential residence. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the attacks were ordered...
  • 1,000 Catholics Massacred in Ivory Coast

    04/04/2011 7:53:07 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 25 replies
    American Papist ^ | 4/4/11 | Thomas Peters
    Please pray for these victims. It’s an underreported story that took place over the weekend. This from Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit: At least 1,000 Christians were slaughtered this week in at the Salesian Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus mission in Duekou, Ivory Coast by Muslim troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara. The state-run media has been slow to report the facts. The conflict in Ivory Coast began in 2002. The country is divided between the Muslim north and Christian south. This is a conflict that has been brewing for years. Troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara, the Muslim opposition leader,...
  • 1,000 Catholics Massacred in Ivory Coast

    04/04/2011 1:22:40 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 111 replies
    CatholicVote ^ | 4-4-11 | Thomas Peters
    Please pray for these victims. It’s an underreported story that took place over the weekend. This from Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit: At least 1,000 Christians were slaughtered this week in the Salesian Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus mission in Duekou, Ivory Coast by Muslim troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara. The state-run media has been slow to report the facts. The conflict in Ivory Coast began in 2002. The country is divided between the Muslim north and Christian south. This is a conflict that has been brewing for years. Troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara, the Muslim opposition leader, moved...
  • Ivory Coast: UN forces fire on pro-Gbagbo camp

    04/04/2011 11:41:23 AM PDT · by Cardhu · 50 replies
    BBC ^ | April 4th 2011 | Staff
    UN helicopters have fired on a camp of forces loyal to Ivory Coast's incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo as his opponent's fighters launched a new offensive on the main city, Abidjan. Loud explosions have been heard as fighters backing internationally recognised President Alassane Ouattara move towards the presidential palace. France has authorised its forces to join the UN in protecting civilians. Reports from Abidjan say several people have been kidnapped. The group, including two French nationals, were seized by "armed men" from the Novotel hotel, the French foreign ministry told the AFP news agency. Heavy weapons A UN official told the...
  • Oil vs. cocoa: Why Ivory Coast isn't like Libya

    04/04/2011 11:29:54 AM PDT · by The KG9 Kid · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | April 4, 2011 | Barry Neild
    (CNN) -- Violence is escalating in the west African nation of Ivory Coast, where president-elect Alassane Ouattara is trying to oust incumbent Laurent Gbagbo, who refused to leave office after losing an election. But the international response -- limited to a U.N. peacekeeping force already deployed there -- has paled by comparison with the U.S. and NATO air strikes targeting forces to Moammar Gadhafi in Libya to prevent attacks on rebels and civilians.
  • Muslims Target Catholic Priests; Churches Burned And Over 1000 Christians Slaughtered

    04/04/2011 7:59:34 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 33 replies
    ...most of the front page news you will see is about a loony Pastor of a small Florida Church burning a Koran…..Bizarro World I tell you. I wonder what the Obama doctrine says about this? At least 1,000 Christians were slaughtered this week in at the Salesian Saint Teresa of the Child Jesus mission in Duekoue, Ivory Coast by Muslim troops loyal to Alassane Ouattara. The state-run media has been slow to report the story. The conflict in Ivory Coast began in 2002. The country is divided between the Muslim north and Christian south. This is a conflict that has...