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  MEMRI: The Middle East Media Research Institute
Jul 04 IA# 367 - Potential Water Conflicts in the Middle East
Jul 03 SD# 1644 - Iranian, Syrian and Qatari Press: The Gaza Coup Is the Result of an American-Israeli Plot
Visit www.MEMRITV.org to see over ONE THOUSAND clips from the Middle East.
www.memri.org   (264 words)

  East Timor News - Topix
National Pinoy peacekeeper injured in East Timor A female Filipino police officer serving with the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Timor Leste was reported injured in a civil disturbance in the capital...
SYDNEY, Australia: Evidence at the first judicial-style inquiry into the deaths of five Australian-based journalists covering the invasion of East Timor in 1975 proved they were deliberately shot by Indonesian...
I edit the East Timor News pages on Topix when no humans are available to help.
www.topix.net /world/east-timor   (742 words)

  East - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
East is one of the four cardinal directions or compass points.
East is the direction in which the Earth rotates about its axis, and therefore from which the sun rises at the equinox.
Moving continuously east is following a circle of latitude, which, except in the case of the equator, is not a great circle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East   (296 words)

 Middle East - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Middle East is a historical and cultural subregion of Africa-Eurasia traditionally held to be countries or regions in Southwest Asia together with Egypt.
The corresponding adjective is Middle-Eastern and the derived noun is Middle-Easterner.
The Maghrib is sometimes included, sometimes excluded from the Middle East by the media and in informal usage, while most academics continue to identify North Africa as geographically a part of Africa, but being closely related to southwestern Asia in terms of politics, culture, religion, language, history, and genetics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Middle_East   (1763 words)

 East Timor
East Timor is an extremely poor territory, with two-thirds to three-fourths of the population of 775,000 persons engaged in subsistence agriculture.
In East Timor, arbitrary detention of persons suspected of proindependence sympathies by prointegration militia groups was a continuing problem in the months prior to and shortly after the September 1999 consultation.
Indonesian law still in effect in East Timor prohibits forced labor; however, during the year, local leaders informally required a number of returnees accused of involvement in the post-consultation destruction of September 1999 to engage in compulsory labor as a means of punishing them for their alleged offenses (see Section 1.c.).
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2001/eap/8300.htm   (8936 words)

 East High School - MMSD
East is a comprehensive high school that is committed to providing every student with the opportunity to succeed in school and in life.
East has an enrollment of 2,040 students in grades 9 through 12, which is served by a faculty of 140 teachers.
East is proud of its number of National Merit semi-finalists and finalists each year, and East graduates attend major public and private colleges and universities throughout the nation.
www.madison.k12.wi.us /141.htm   (1084 words)

 CIA - The World Factbook -- East Timor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
East Timor declared itself independent from Portugal on 28 November 1975 and was invaded and occupied by Indonesian forces nine days later.
On 20 September 1999 the Australian-led peacekeeping troops of the International Force for East Timor (INTERFET) deployed to the country and brought the violence to an end.
Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note - East Timor includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/tt.html   (1251 words)

"East" is a solid album packed with great songs, and I definitely hope to see it propel Rick to the status he's earned.
In any song, there must be a harmony between the lyrics and the music; Cusick delivers his music in a way that keeps you listening, because his songs flow and pull you in, and messages are strong and worth your time.
East has put Rick Cusick on the cutting edge of a mainstream recording career.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/rickcusick   (870 words)

 UNTAET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
UNTAET was established on 25 October 1999 to administer the Territory, exercise legislative and executive authority during the transition period and support capacity-building for self-government.
East Timor became an independent country on 20 May 2002.
Also that day, UNTAET was succeeded by the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET) established by Security Council resolution 1410 of 17 May 2002 to provide assistance to core administrative structures critical to the viability and political stability of East Timor.
www.un.org /peace/etimor/etimor.htm   (134 words)

 Technorati Tag: Middle East
Middle East Business News Zawya.com provides live and comprehensive coverage of business and finance news and stock market data in the Middle East and North Africa.
East Middle Alumni Find classmates from East Middle at Graduates.com.
Study Abroad in the Middle East Study Abroad.com contains informative directories of collee and high school level study abroad programs for the student looking to study in the Middle East.
technorati.com /tag/Middle+East   (513 words)

 P-CCS | East Middle School
East offers a wide variety of enrichment and support opportunities for students.
East is also the district center for the Talented and Gifted Program.
Responding to research about reading and the early adolescent child, East students and staff participate in a daily PRIDE (put reading in the day at East) program.
web.pccs.k12.mi.us /east   (276 words)

 Technorati Tag: east
East of a Book Shop for East of a Book from 600+ merchants with one cart.
Tariq Ramadan den tvetungede islamist udtaler sig i Jyllands
Wong Kar-Wei, the Hong Kong director of Chungking Express and In the Mood for Love, has been elected the president of the jury at the Cannes Film...
technorati.com /tag/east   (423 words)

 Amazon.com: East: Books: Edith Pattou   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
East is a deftly woven tapestry that melds traditional fairy tale motifs of both Beauty and the Beast and East of the Sun and West of the Moon, with the haunting icy lore of medieval northern lands.
EAST reminds you greatly of the story BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, though it is truly based on the fairytale EAST OF THE SUN, WEST OF THE MOON.
East is about a girl called Rose, born as a north child, but everyone thinks she is an east child.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0152052216?v=glance   (2501 words)

As the nucleus of commercial design in the Mid-Atlantic region, NeoCon East unites products, people, education, ideas and industry leaders for two energy-charged days of celebrating design, proving once again that NeoCon East sets a new standard and is a vital opportunity for anyone in the industry.
Government Interiors at NeoCon East is dedicated to serving the federal specifier, designer and procurement manager.
East at NeoCon East, sponsored by Buildings and Archi-Tech magazines, features building solutions that will assist you in finding answers for your new construction and renovation projects.
www.mmart.com /neoconeast/overview.html   (334 words)

 Maps & Neighborhoods - East Village
During the 19th century, millionaires like the Astors and Vanderbilts had homes in East Village, but the waves of Irish, German, Jewish, Polish, and Ukrainian immigrants who flooded into New York City in the 1900s soon displaced the elite, who moved uptown.
Since then, the area has been home to the Beat generation of the 1950s, hippies in the 1960s, and punks in the late 1970s and 1980s.
For more trend-setting street life, head east toward Alphabet City (named for avenues A, B, C, and D)- still a little rough around the edges but with many reasonably priced, fun, and gamut-running places to eat, drink, and shopÂ…and, if you're really getting into the scene, some very cool tattoo parlors.
www.nycvisit.com /content/index.cfm?pagePkey=438   (318 words)

 East Timor - Focus on Human Rights, 2002
Those guilty of human rights abuses in East Timor could be brought to justice before a new ad hoc international tribunal, before the courts of Indonesia, or before the courts of other countries.
The violence in East Timor on April 17 was sparked by a rally of an estimated 3,000 pro-Indonesia militia members on the grounds of the East Timor governor's office in the capital, Dili.
The rally was attended by the governor, Abilio Soares, senior military officers, and the district heads of East Timor's thirteen districts.
www.hrw.org /hrw/campaigns/timor   (1901 words)

 East High News Stories
Apparently, East High School doesn't adhere to Kyle's policy: "Early dismissal does not mean students must leave immediately or be put out of the building." If tornado warning sirens do not warrant keeping the students inside, it's hard to envision a situation in which they would be kept inside for safety's sake.
She was a senior at East High School, a student of high achievement with a GPA of 4.0, ranked 14 of 255 of her class, received a scholarshop to attend UTK to study Veterinary Medicine/Wildlife and Fisheries and enlisted in the Tennessee Army National Guard.
East lost Williams and fellow lineman and UT Vol Malcolm Rawls to graduation, but the skill positions are deep.
www.easthigh.org /stories.html   (19475 words)

 VH1.com : East 17 : Biography
For the next two years, East 17 was very popular throughout Britian, and managed to gain a following in Europe, as well.
Steam, the band's second album, was a hit upon its release in 1995, but it wasn't quite as popular as their debut, largely due to the shifting musical tastes of the U.K. As the country gravitated toward guitar rock and electronic music, East 17's dance-pop began to lose ground on the charts.
In January of 1997, Brian Harvey was kicked out of East 17 following an interview in which he endorsed the drug ecstasy.
www.vh1.com /artists/az/east_17/bio.jhtml   (414 words)

 Middle East North Africa Internet Resource Guide
This guide was created to serve the needs of scholars, students, and interested individuals in finding and using internet resources dealing with the Middle East.
In this document the Middle East is defined as broadly as possible.
The Workshop on Middle East Internet Resources for K-12 Teachers is available.
www.cc.utah.edu /~jwr9311/MENA.html   (430 words)

 Destinations: East Africa | CDC Travelers' Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hepatitis B vaccine is now recommended for all infants and for children ages 11–12 years who did not receive the series as infants.
All travelers to East Africa, including infants, children, and former residents of East Africa, may be at risk for malaria.
African sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis), which is transmitted through the bite of an infected tsetse fly, can be found in distinct areas of East Africa except Djibouti, Eritrea, Somalia, and the island countries of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
www.cdc.gov /travel/eafrica.htm   (1741 words)

 NPR Presents Special Series on the Middle East Week of September 30 on 'Morning Edition'
Shuster has been reporting on the Middle East for almost 12 years, starting with his coverage of the Gulf War in 1991.
Audio and text transcripts will also be posted to the special Mideast web portal that archives all of NPR's Middle East coverage produced for its newsmagazines and talk shows at http://www.npr.org/news/specials/mideast/index.html.
In Part IV (10/3), the Six Day War which pitted Israel against Egypt and Syria is a major watershed event in the history of the Middle East - an event that changed borders, military and political perceptions and brought the United States into the mix as a major player in the region.
www.npr.org /about/press/020925.conflict.html   (1114 words)

 The Craig Murray Controversy - thinking-east.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For people familiar with the big issues, it becomes clear that the most direct relationship between Thinking-East and UK party politics is the candidacy of Craig Murray in Blackburn, where he is running (as an independent) against current Foreign Secretary Jack Straw.
US foreign policy in the Middle East is best understood not so much in terms of spreading democracy in Iraq, or defending human rights, or any country’s pursuit of nuclear capabilities.
While "freedom" and "democracy" are terms used by the PNAC, as in Paul Wolfowitz's reference to Iraq in terms of "a love of life and democracy", a love of oil and gas would be closer the mark.
www.thinking-east.net /site/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=119   (8492 words)

 BIGEAST.org: The Official Site of The BIG EAST Conference
BIG EAST Conference Commissioner Michael Tranghese today announced promotions for assistant directors Mia Brickhouse, Bobby Weygand and Ben Fairclough.
Get the gear of your favorite BIG EAST team, including the five new conference members, as well as co-branded merchandise with the new BIG EAST Conference logo.
The BIG EAST’s All-Access and Television Headquarters page gives fans a one-stop shop for coaches’ press conferences, live and on-demand video of conference championship contests for Olympic sports, extensive media day coverage for men’s and women’s basketball and football and much more!
www.bigeast.org   (562 words)

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