Egyptian Security Guards Withdrew One Hour Before Church Blast, Say Eyewitnesses

Mary Abdelmassih AINA 1/2/2011

(AINA) — The car explosion that went off in front of Saints Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria killed 21 and injured 96 parishioners who were attending a New Year’s Eve Mass. According to church officials and eyewitnesses, there are many more victims that are still unidentified and whose body parts were […]

Stalin statue blown up in Ukraine

AFP 1/2/2011

KIEV (AFP) – Extremists blew up a controversial monument to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin on New Year’s night in southeastern Ukraine in an “act of terror”, the local Communist Party said on Saturday.

The bust in the city of Zaporizhia, unveiled this May, caused a heated controversy in Ukraine which is still split […]

Punk Jihad: Muslim ‘youth’ burn over a thousand cars in France on New Year’s Eve

Pamela Geller Atlas Shrugs Friday, January 1, 2010


…from USA Today–“Such vandalism is generally attributed to marauding youths from tough neighborhoods in immigrant-heavy areas”…

…Youths burned 1,137 cars across France overnight as New Year’s Eve celebrations once again turned violent, the French Interior Ministry said on Friday

Car burnings are regular occurrences in […]

2009 goes out on a blue moon

The last full moon on Dec. 31 was 19 years ago.

by Anna Gorman Los Angeles Times January 1, 2010

Rising over City Hall on Thursday night is the second full moon of December. Blue moons are not really rare, but the last one to occur on New Year’s Eve was in 1990. (Francine […]