Israel may have blown up an Iranian weapons factory in Sudan (Second Coming Watch Update #267)

Released: October 26, 2012 By: Daniel Whyte III

Israel may have blown up an Iranian weapons factory in Sudan. According to Yahoo News, the Sudanese government is blaming Israel for an explosion at a munitions plant in Khartoum last week that Israeli media say was owned by Iran's Revolutionary Guard and made arms for Hamas. The Sudan Tribune reports that Ah-mad Os-man, Sudan's media minister, said in a press conference that the government had proof that Israel was behind the explosion that destroyed the Yarmook military factory and killed two people around midnight.

New ethnic violence flares up in Myanmar. According to the Associated Press, at least 56 people were killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed in the latest outbreak of ethnic violence in western Myanmar. The 25 men and 31 women were reported dead in four Rakhine state townships in violence between the Buddhist and Muslim communities that recently re-erupted. Some 1,900 homes have been burned down in fresh conflict, while 60 men and four women were injured.

Indonesia experiencing increase in religious intolerance. According to Voice of America, acts of violence against minority faith communities in Indonesia are rising, casting doubt on the nation's tolerant image and what some have seen as proof that Islam and democracy can coexist. Analysts say violence is leading the country down a dangerous path...

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