Monday, April 23, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/23/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 4/23/2012Egypt’s military government has cancelled a contract with Israel to supply the Jewish state with natural gas. The deal was first signed in 2005, and the Israeli government referred to the cancellation as “unlawful”. The pipeline supplying the gas has become vulnerable to repeated acts of sabotage since the fall of the Mubarak regime.

In other news, the IMF has doubled the amount allocated to its bailout fund, while warning the EU to accelerate its efforts to stem the Eurozone debt crisis. Meanwhile, European stock markets fell on the news of the collapse of the Dutch government.

To see the headlines and the articles, open the full news post.

Thanks to C. Cantoni, Fjordman, Gaia, Insubria, JD, JP, Steen, The Observer, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

Notice to tipsters: Please don’t submit extensive excerpts from articles that have been posted behind a subscription firewall, or are otherwise under copyright protection.

Commenters are advised to leave their comments at this post (rather than with the news articles) so that they are more easily accessible.

Caveat: Articles in the news feed are posted “as is”. Gates of Vienna cannot vouch for the authenticity or accuracy of the contents of any individual item posted here. We check each entry to make sure it is relatively interesting, not patently offensive, and at least superficially plausible. The link to the original is included with each item’s title. Further research and verification are left to the reader.


Anonymous said...

Islamic prayer room in Norwegian schools
- A "human right"?

Islamic Council Norway demand prayer rooms in Oslo schools.

Mehtab Afsar, Islamic Council, thinks that the media don't focus enough on Breivik's islamophobia. So, now, during the trial, is probably also a good moment, he thinks, to push the Norwegian society a little farther towards sharia, and ask for prayer rooms in the schools, using "human rights" as an argument - he doesn't pronounce 'sharia rights', but may have the Cairo declaration in mind.