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Article 23 of the new constitution guarantees the women’s rights to participate in the social, economic, and political activities, while Article 42 states that citizens have the right to express their thoughts freely and to hold peaceful demonstrations.
Damascus has pledged multi-party parliamentary elections within three months.
The new constitution is part of the reforms plans promised by President Bashar al-Assad.
The United States, Israel and some of their allies accuse Tehran of pursuing military objectives in its nuclear energy program, using this pretext to impose sanctions against Iran and threaten the country with military attack.
This is while the International Atomic Energy Agency has never found any evidence indicating that Tehran's nuclear energy program has been diverted towards nuclear weapons production.
Putin assassination plot foiled - with video ~ link ~
The exercise, to be held in the Tel Aviv area next month, will simulate rocket attacks on central Israel that are not undertaken in the framework of an all-out regional war, unlike previous missile drills.
EU imposes new sanctions on Syrian regime ~ link ~
European foreign ministers increased the pressure Monday on Syria's regime to stop its crackdown on opponents, freezing the assets of several Syrian government officials and imposing sanctions on the country's central bank.
They also banned the purchase of gold, precious metals and diamonds from the country, and banned Syrian cargo flights from the European Union.
US eyes V-22 Osprey aircraft sales to Israel and UAE ~ link ~ The Osprey has a very high maintenance per hour requirement...it has VTOL capability but it is one expensive plane to maintain. There were other VTOL solutions, 25 years ago, but politics cause the selection of the V-22. I was involved in VTOL technology at the time as a consultant. Stirling
Bell Helicopter, a unit of Textron Inc, and Boeing issued a news release in December after the Dubai air show, saying the aircraft had received "significant interest" from potential customers, but it did not identify them.
Boeing and Bell have been trying to generate foreign interest for years, but potential buyers were holding back to see how the plane did in combat, and because of the relatively high price of buying and operating the plane – both of which are now coming down.
Europe set to cut 33% of Iran crude oil purchases ~ link ~ The Iranian oil embargo is underway: Iran is struggling to find buyers for its crude, with top Asian consumers seeking to cut purchases as tightening US sanctions make it difficult to keep doing business with the OPEC producer.
One dead and four injured in school shooting in Ohio ~ link ~ One student has died and four others remain injured after a lone gunman opened fire in the school's cafeteria early this morning.The shooting was at Chardon High School, outside of Cleveland, Ohio, a Geauga County Sheriff’s spokesperson confirmed.It happened in the cafeteria around 7:30 this morning as students were eating breakfast and preparing for another day of classes.
Wyoming drawing up doomsday bill to plan for Fall of the United States ~ link ~ Wyoming state representatives have voted to create a doomsday government task force in the event the state must self-sufficiently operate during a national economic or political collapse.
UK: Mystery virus killing thousands of lambs ~ link ~ The Schmallenberg virus causes lambs to be born dead or with serious deformities such as fused limbs and twisted necks, which mean they cannot survive.Scientists are urgently trying to find out how the disease, which also affects cattle, spreads and how to fight it, as the number of farms affected increases by the day.
Gerald Celente: Kleptocrat's Carry-Trade and the Revolution against Financial Occupation - video ~ link
John Stossel's Illegal Everything - video ~ link
BP Oil Disaster: A fishy tail which could only mean that DWH blowout was a planned event ~ link ~ The 'event' has caused a major change in the world's weather patterns for going on two years now...adding to the growing level of chaos in the World...that is the 'why'...Goldman Sachs and BP insiders dumped their stock shortly before this happened. Stirling
The BP Gulf Oil Disaster: An Explosive Detonation? ~ link ~
- Most of the oil that began to flow into the waters of the Gulf of Mexico did not come from Leaks 1 and 2, but from a third Well that BP hid from the public record.
- The 3rd Well, research shows, could have been blown out by an explosive detonation.