The A-Rab tee vee show got a website too! Kind of boring though... they showing da same stuff weez getting on our shows...
As the endgame of the Muammar Gaddafi regime plays out in Libya, members of the international community - from world powers to oil companies - are gathering to discuss their respective roles in the country's future. Decades of partial isolation imposed by Gaddafi have left the oil-rich country's economy reeling from a raft of sanctions and its government in a diplomatic no man's land.
World powers rush in to rebuild Libya By unfreezing assets and offering loans, governments from London to Beijing are extending help to the 'new' Libya.
The rebel government, or National Transitional Council (NTC), has said it intends to change all that. In comments published on Wednesday in an Italian newspaper, NTC chairman Mustafa Abdel Jalil said the "new" Libya would build "strong relations with other countries, based on mutual respect and co-operation". Going by Wednesday's flurry of diplomatic action, foreign countries appeared eager to reciprocate.
The enjoyability of listening to assholes talk-up Al-Jazeera as some form of "real" or perhaps even "honest" news source (that's right... NEWS!) has risen exponentially in the last 6 months or so, you surely agree?
So do call Comcast, or whoever, and demand — hell, write your Congressperson — that we have Al-Jazeera too (we earned it!)... without it we won't know what's going on! And that would be terrible... because other people's business is the only thing worth knowing.