1,502 daily postings to this news blog as of today
Past articles and links of importance:
Finding Order in the Orwellian Chaos ~ link ~ This is an excellent article that I strongly recommend. Stirling
Royal Burgh of Stirling Pipe Band at Stirling Castle ~ link ~ Official site ~ link
Netanyahu: 'We won't renew settlement freeze to lure PA to talks' ~ link ~ Or put another way, Bibi 'flips the bird', one more time, to the Palestine Authority. Stirling
Netanyahu said he had no intention of intervening with Interior Ministry's District Planning Committee that is scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss the construction of project of more than 700 housing units in Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood, located over the Green Line, even though the Quartet – in its statement Friday – called on "the parties to refrain from provocative actions if negotiations are to be effective," a veiled reference to construction beyond the 1967 lines.
Erdogan: Turkey-Iran to continue military efforts against Kurdish rebels ~ link ~ Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday that joint military operations with Iran against PKK rebels will no longer be postponed. Both countries already are sharing intelligence.
It was not immediately clear if Turkey and Iran are planning a risky ground offensive against the main Kurdish rebel base, located deep in the Qandil mountains near the Iranian border.
Turkish oil exploration ship sets out to contest Cyprus drill rights ~ link ~This is looking less likely to flair up into war, but there still is the real possibility of that happening. Stirling