January, 2009

World economy may lose 51 million jobs: U.N. agency

Juan Berber, 37, looks for a job in sales or customer service at the Goodwill Job Center in Los Angeles, January 27, 2009…. 0

Confidence evaporates, currency row brews at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Confidence among the world’s top company chiefs meeting in Davos has tumbled to a new low and a brewing… 1

Clinton says Israel has right to defend itself

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that Israel had a right to defend itself and that Palestinian… 0

Gore to Crank Up Heat On Senate as Snow, Ice Hit Washington

Former Vice President is urging Congress not to be sidetracked by the current financial crisis and to take ‘decisive action’ this year to… 4

Mitchellís Firm Worked for Dubai Ruler in Jockey Case

George Mitchell, President Barack Obamaís special Middle East troubleshooter, was chairman of a law firm that was paid about $8 million representing Dubaiís… 1

California prepares to stop paying bills

Come Feb. 1, tax refunds, welfare checks replaced with IOUs

‘Israel warned Syria during Gaza op: If Hizbullah attacks we’ll attack you’

During Operation Cast Lead, Israel warned Syria that it would bomb sites and facilities in Damascus if Hizbullah fires rockets on Israeli towns… 2


Here is the full text of President Obama’s interview with Al-Arabiya Arab TV Network: INTERVIEW OF THE PRESIDENT BY HISHAM MELHEM, AL ARABIYA

‘Uranium For Iran Nuke In 2009’

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits a uranium enrichment facility Iran will have enough enriched uranium to make a single nuclear weapon later this… 0

Obama chooses Arab network for first TV interview

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) – President Barack Obama on Tuesday chose an Arabic satellite TV network for his first formal television interview as president,… 8

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