Archive for the ‘World News’ Category

‘ScUber’ launches submarine trips to Great Barrier Reef

A select few Australians will soon be able to briefly book an Uber submarine to the Great Barrier Reef, the ride-sharing giant said Thursday. From next week — in what Uber is pitching as a world first — people in Queensland state will be able to order a ride through the Uber app on […]

At least 7 dead as tornadoes slam US Midwest, South

At least seven people are dead in several US states after severe weather hit the country’s Midwest and South this week. At least 80 tornadoes were reported across the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska within two days. On Wednesday alone, there were 22 reported tornadoes in Oklahoma and Missouri. A […]

UK Conservatives racing to appease Brexiteers despite public mood: Analyst

Politicians in the ruling Conservative Party in Britain are racing to replace Prime Minister Theresa May on a platform of ignoring rising demands in the country that the Brexit referendum should be reversed and the UK should remain part of the bloc, a senior political analyst from London says. Senior Tory lawmakers like Andrea […]

Iran, US faceoff ‘clash of wills’: Top commander

Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri has noted that the current confrontation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the US is an arena for “clash of wills.” The top Iranian commander made the remark on Thursday in a message issued on the occasion of […]

Yemeni drone hits Patriot missile system at Saudi airport in Najran: Report

Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have reportedly launched an airstrike against an MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile system stationed at an airport in Saudi Arabia’s southwestern border region of Najran. A Yemeni military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the local Arabic-language al-Masirah television network that Yemeni soldiers and their allies attacked the […]

By going vegan, Israelis can avoid talking about human rights

By choosing an ‘easier’ cause to fight for, some Israelis have decided they can have it all. By showing compassion to animals and their suffering, we can live with the continued blindness to the pain of the humans among us. By Rachel Shenhav-Goldberg Israeli animal rights activists take part in a protest against animal […]

We made sure Israel couldn’t hide the occupation from Eurovision

Israel had hoped to use the Eurovision Song Contest to bolster its international image. We were there to remind the world that there is no business as usual with an occupying state. By Tanya Rubinstein Israeli and international activists hold a solidarity protest with Palestinian prisoners outside the Eurovision Song Contest opening ceremony in […]

Senior German diplomat in Tehran hoping to salvage nuclear deal

BERLIN (AP) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the US and increasing pressure from Washington. Tensions have soared in the Mideast recently as the White House earlier this month sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers […]

UN agency for Palestinians rejects US call to dismantle it

The head of the United Nations organization for Palestinian refugees and their descendants on Thursday rejected a US call to dismantle the agency, saying it cannot be blamed for stalled peace efforts. UNRWA’s commissioner general Pierre Krahenbuhl rebuffed the criticism from US envoy Jason Greenblatt during a visit to the Gaza Strip. “I unreservedly reject […]

California synagogue dedicates Torah to woman killed in terror attack

POWAY, California — A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people dedicated a new Torah scroll — the holiest object in Judaism — to the slain woman on Wednesday. The handwritten Biblical scroll had the final letters inked by a scribe during a ceremony at Chabad of Poway. […]

Jewish Insider’s Daily Kickoff: May 23, 2019

HEARD LAST NIGHT — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered the keynote address at the celebration of Israel’s 71st Independence Day hosted by the Israeli Embassy at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.[Pic] “The White House has a vision for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, which we will unveil this summer,” Pompeo said […]

British government postpones Brexit vote as crisis deepens

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — The British government on Thursday postponed a crucial Brexit vote scheduled for the first week of June, following an outcry from hardline Brexit supporters over concessions made by Prime Minister Theresa May. The beleaguered premier is in the last throes of a tumultuous period in power focused all-but exclusively on […]

Lesson to learn from GoT: Stories are powerful, be careful which ones you believe

HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has come a long way since its premiere in 2011, in what now seems like a different era. In its recently-aired final installment, we not only find out what happens to the Iron Throne and the Seven Kingdoms, but also circle back to one of the running themes of the show, […]

From joker to peacemaker? Zelensky needs to follow his words with actions to end Ukraine’s conflict

For the past five years, the mainly Russian-speaking people in eastern Ukraine have had to endure bombardments and sniper attack from military forces loyal to the regime that seized power in Kiev in February 2014. The self-declared independent republics of Donetsk and Lugansk refused to recognize the Kiev authorities, due to the latter’s affiliation with […]

Let’s not make a drama about Skripal case before important questions are answered

There’s been neither sight nor sound of Yulia or Sergei Skripal. Yulia was last seen in a short video statement released on May 23, 2018, her father in CCTV footage in a shop in Salisbury at 12.47pm on February 27, 2018. If Sergei was sure that the Russian state was responsible for what happened to […]

View the Frontline Documentary on Gaza that PBS pulled

PBS stations around the U.S. were scheduled to show a riveting new Frontline documentary, “One Day in Gaza,” but at the last minute PBS pulled it. The film is missing important context about the issue, but it includes footage that Americans, as Israel’s top funders, should see – including a young, unarmed teen being shot in her […]

Mohammad Abdul-Jawad Zo’rob

May 21, 2019: Mohammad Abdul-Jawad Zo’rob, 30, died from complications resulting from wounds he suffered in April 2018, when Israeli soldiers shot him during the Great Return March processions in the Gaza Strip. His parents said their son was shot by Israeli army fire on April 27th, 2018. They added that he suffered various complications […]

Mahmoud Hasan Awadallah

May 21, 2019: Mahmoud Hasan Awadallah, 22, drowned to death near the shore of Samos Island in Greece after trying to escape from the impoverished and besieged Gaza Strip via Turkey. The Greek Coastguard announced that they had recovered the corpse of Mahmoud, a Palestinian immigrant who went missing 17 days ago. He drowned after […]

#CultureWars #LogosRising #NoWar E. Michael Jones’ Anti-War Views E. Michael Jones Published on May 22, 2019

Blog of Staś Staś Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/05/22/culturewars-logosrising-nowar-e-michael-jones-anti-war-views-e-michael-jones-published-on-may-22-2019/ Related Posts ‘No Social Backlash To Anyone That Holds Islamophobic Views’ ‘No Social Backlash To Anyone That Holds Islamophobic Views’ Above Photo: A French police officer CA Supreme Court Upholds Ordinance Protecting Scenic Views from Ugly Telecom Infrastructure April 8, 2019 By B.N. Frank Californians have a […]

#CultureWars #LogosRising #Culture E. Michael Jones on Red Ice TV – Controlling the Masses: Sexual Revolution & Swedish Cinema E. Michael Jones Published on May 15, 2019

Author E. Michael Jones and editor of CultureWars.com joins Henrik to discuss his books Libido Dominandi, The Slaughter of Cities & The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit. We being speaking about Pastor Anderson who recently was banned from entering Ireland. Religious freedom is diminishing and censorship is increasing in the “free” and “open” West. We dissect who […]

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