Olympia Snowe Leads Women in Renewed Call for Women’s Rights in the Middle East

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Senator Snowe and her 16 female Senate Colleagues Introduce a Resolution Calling for Women’s Rights in North Africa and the Middle East. Following weeks of tumult and protests in North Africa and the Middle East, Senator Olympia J. Snowe, a Republican from Maine, is leading her 16 female Senate colleagues in emphasizing the vital importance […]

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Egyptian Strikes Clear The Air – Temporarily

One unexpected consequence of the riots is cleaner air, because fewer factories are running. Amid the turmoil and disappointment of Egyptian President Mubarak’s refusal to leave Egypt despite ongoing and increasingly desperate protests, an unexpected consequence has emerged. Infamous for its stultifying smog, Cairo is packed with factories and cars that create an unhealthy breathing […]

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Israel’s Science & Tech Commission Denounces Oil Shale Plan

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Israel Energy Initiatives has received serious opposition to its plan to extract oil from shale rock in the Adullam region. While the riots in Egypt escalate, potentially compromising Israel’s natural gas supply and casting significant doubt on the region’s energy future, a quieter battle continues to take place in Israel. On January 31, 2011 the […]

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