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CP World Report: Egypt Parliament, Terrorist Threat, Libya, Twitter

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By World Report , The Christian Post in partnership with Crossroads, WEA
July 11, 2012|11:43 am

The highest court in Egypt has overturned a decree by President Mohammed Morsi to recall parliament . Morsi had issued the decree in defiance of a military council ruling that dissolved parliament. Members of parliament gathered for a brief session before the ruling of the Supreme Constitutional Court was announced. Hundreds have gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square to protest against the court's latest decision

Iran has issued a call to Iranians living in Canada to mobilize an attack against the United States. This was revealed in a chilling interview with Hamid Mohammadi shown on an Iran-based website. He's the Iranian cultural affairs counselor at the embassy in Ottawa. His message got the attention of U.S. terrorist experts who noted that Canadians don't need a visa to cross the border into the U.S. . Mohammadi also urged all Iranian-Canadians to "resist being melted into the dominant Canadian culture" and to aspire to "occupy high-level key positions.

Meanwhile

Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi has launched the mass production line of the country's newest anti-armor missile. It is laser-guided and described as one of the most advanced designs in destroying tanks . It is also resistant against electronic warfare systems. The mass delivery of the missile system to ground forces of the regular army and the Islamic Revolution's Guard, will considerably enhance the anti-armor capabilities of the Iranian armed forces.

Mahmoud Jibril is the new leader of Libya. Jibril led Libya's National Transitional Council last year following the ouster and death of Muammar Gaddafi. His victory bucks the trend for post-Arab spring elections, which have seen Islamist parties win power in neighbouring Egypt and Tunisia . Now there is hope that Libya can have better relations and investment partnerships with the West. Since the overthrow of Gaddafi , conflicts between militias have ravaged the country. Jibril's coalition government is now faced with the tough job of reining in revolutionary militias and establishing a judiciary.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of one corruption charge, and acquitted on two others. The charges stem from his time as mayor of Jerusalem and a government minister. He is the first former Israeli prime minister to have been found guilty of corruption.
TAG: Olmert was impeached in 2008 on charges of fraud, breach of trust, false entries in corporate documents and acquisition through fraudulent means. The Judge ordered Olmert to serve four months community service.

It's an injury you may have never thought possible... a fractured skull from a little girl's pony-tail tie. It happened in North Carolina. Take a listen…..

The girls used the money they made from the bows and bands to pay for summer camp.
Now they are deciding what charity to help out with the rest of the money they made.

The General Synod of the Church of England has deferred a final vote on whether to allow ordination of women bishops. The postponement was in response to a last minute amendment proposed by traditionalists. As many as 288 members voted in favor of an adjournment, 144 against and 15 abstained. A final vote is now likely in November at the next meeting of the General Synod.

A detailed analysis was conducted about the popularity of certain "Tweets". Believe it or not, the keywords: "Church" and "beer" were investigated to see which one was more popular.
Well, when it comes to trends on Twitter, more Americans tweet about "church" than "beer."
The researchers combed through about ten-million tweets from American Twitter users over one week last month. The analysts said they selected the words because they believed religion and drinking have rich differences.

Mega-search engine Google has announced an international campaign over the weekend focused on countries that they describe as "homophobic. Mark Palmer-Edgecumbe, Google's head of diversity, made the official announcement during the Global Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Workplace Summit in London. He indicated the initiative is to be called "Legalize Love". It launched in Poland and Singapore because Poland does not recognize same-sex couples and Singapore has laws in place.

IN ENTERTAINMENT NEWS….

A special concert was held to remember Irena Sendler, the Polish Catholic who saved some 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of Warsaw's ghetto. The concert was called "Irena's Song: A Ray of Light through the Darkness," and featured acclaimed Israeli talent at the Melbourne Recital Centre in Australia. The Australian Orchestra Victoria also contributed.

 

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