News for 2012-11-22

Thursday, November 22, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] Economic Sanctions Cause 'War-time Conditions' in Iranian Hospitals
Economic sanctions imposed by the United States and other Western countries have left hospitals in Iran working in "war-time conditions," with many drugs scarce or too costly for most patients. Medical practitioners also allege that the government has mismanaged state funds, exacerbating the health...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Worldwide Anti-Dolphin Slaughter, Whale Hunt Rallies This Weekend
Anti-whaling activists announced Thursday that there will be a co-ordinated global day of protest this weekend against Japan's annual state-sponsored hunt and to the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the town of Taiji. The Japanese annual whaling mission to the Southern Ocean is due to start in...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Greek Workers Occupy Town Halls, March Through Athens to Protest Austerity Cuts
Greek municipal workers occupied hundreds of town halls across the country on Thursday, and thousands of others marched through the streets of Athens to protest layoffs agreed to as part of a financial 'bailout' of the government.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Public Holiday in Gaza to Celebrate Truce, 'Victory'
Life in Gaza began returning to 'normal' on Thursday with a public holiday to mark a ceasefire and 'victory' that ended a violent eight-day confrontation with the Israeli military.
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[title] One Thing You Need To Remember This Black Friday: Support Wal-Mart Workers!
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[field_image_caption-raw] Skies Quiet, But Death and Destruction Linger Over Gaza
GAZA CITY - Fouad Hijazi was watching the 7 pm news with his wife and eight children when a missile fired by an Israeli F-16 hit their house in Jabalyia refugee camp, Gaza’s most densely populated area. Fouad, 46, was killed. So were his sons Mohammed, 3, and Suhaib, 2. Fouad’s wife Amna is in...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Walmart Nervous as Black Friday Strike Nears
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