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28 Oct 2012 12:49 GMT
Attacks against Palestinian farmers by Israeli settlers have been on the rise since the olive harvest began in October.
She has just been named Woman of the Year and is a leading human rights activist, but her father was a trusted aide of the Iraqi dictator………”I cried, for the part of me that had known him as Uncle Saddam,” she tells me. “Yes, he tormented my family, divided us, broke my mother; he was like a poisonous gas that leaked into our rooms and our kitchen. We breathed him in slowly and died slowly, but also there was a part of me who saw him as uncle. And I cried for that.”……………
Salbi’s memoir, Between Two Worlds, was published seven years ago, and dubbed by Publishers Weekly “the most honest account of life within Saddam’s circle so far”…………
28 October 2012 08:52 AM
The accusations leveled against three Army generals over the past six months are as varied as they are striking, the highest-profile of a growing number of allegations of wrongdoing by senior military officials.
World View: The enhanced use of unmanned attack planes is at the heart of American foreign policy
A hungry chameleon, colourful sea slug and an ancient tree are among the picks of this week’s images from the natural world