Posts Tagged ‘annual’

Pfizer CEO Predicts Annual COVID-19 Vaccinations

People will end up needing an annual COVID-19 shot, Pfizer’s CEO predicts. Moderna’s CEO Stéphane Bancel said last week he believes the COVID-19 pandemic will end next year. He said more and more people will get a COVID-19 vaccine and those who don’t will gain natural immunity, or protection against infection from contracting the disease and […]

Consumer Price Hikes Soften in August, Annual Inflation Stays Stubbornly High

The pace of consumer price inflation fell in August to its lowest monthly level since February, though the 12-month rate of inflation remained historically high, a new government report shows. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.3 percent in August from July, the Labor Department said in a Sept. 14 report, with consensus forecasts predicting a slightly […]

Poland Considers Ending Israeli Annual Youth Trips To Auschwitz Because They ‘Instill Hatred’ Of Poland

Poland is considering the possibility of blocking future “March of the Living” trips by Israeli students who make an annual trip to visit the country’s World War II-era concentration camps, Ynet reported Monday: “The trips do not take place in a proper manner,” said Poland’s Foreign Minister, Pawel Jablonski. “They sometimes instill hatred for Poland […]

Annual transit of goods via Iran anticipated to hit 11m tons by next March

Annual transit of goods via Iran anticipated to hit 11m tons by next March – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- Transit of goods via Iran is forecast to reach 11 million tons in the current Iranian calendar year (to end on March 20, 2022), the spokesman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) announced. For the […]

Japan’s Annual Defense Whitepaper, 2021 Edition

In the middle of June this year, Japan’s Ministry of Defense published an English-language digest of its 500-page White Paper on the Defense of Japan, which gives readers an overview of this major Asian power’s defense policy, both in terms of its current status and how it is developing. Among other functions, the whitepaper provides a […]

Annual garment exports up 99%

TEHRAN – The value of Iran’s garment exports reached over $113 million during the previous Iranian calendar year 1399 (ended on March 20) to register a 99-percent rise year on year, an official at the Ministry of Industry, Mining and Trade said. Afsaneh Mehrabi, the director-general of the Weaving and Garment Industries Department of the […]

Saudi security forces monitor annual hajj pilgrimage in Mecca

Saudi security forces monitor the holy sites in Mecca during the annual hajj pilgrimage with cameras distributed in main areas of the holy city. The first group of pilgrims arrive today at the Grande Mosque of Mecca to perform the welcoming Tawaf (circling of the Kaaba) during the second downsized hajj staged amid the coronavirus […]

Wind erosion incurs annual loss of $714m

Wind erosion incurs annual loss of $714m – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Wind erosion brings an annual economic and environmental damage of 30 trillion rials (nearly $714 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) to the country, according to the latest studies in 2019. Strong winds move sand in desert areas, leading to wind erosion […]

San Jose, California to Force Gun Owners to Pay Annual Tax, Will Confiscate Guns from Those Who Refuse

(Support Free Thought) –  In a move that is being celebrated by the anti-gun crowd, the government of San Jose, California has passed a resolution — unanimously — to force gun owners to pay an annual tax and carry insurance for the privilege of self-defense. Though the forthcoming tax has yet to be determined, lawmakers have […]

Putin holds annual ‘Direct Line’ Q&A in Moscow

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NATO Proclamation At Annual Summit Threatens The Peace

Above Photo: americansecurityproject.org Space Attacks and Cyber Attacks Could Now Trigger Military Intervention Under Article 5 of the NATO Treaty. The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China. So does a new stipulation—announced […]

Annual exports of polymer products exceed $1.3b

Annual exports of polymer products exceed $1.3b – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iran exported over $1.31 billion worth of polymer products in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), according to the chairman of the Export Committee of Iran National Plastic and Polymer Industries Association. Speaking at an international conference on promoting polymer products […]

Japanese forces hold annual fire power exercise

The Japanese Self Defence Forces (JSDF) held their annual fire power exercise on Saturday. Nobuo Kishi, the country’s defense minister, watched on as military personnel took part in drills involving armoured vehicles and helicopter exercises at a base in Gotemba. The drills come as Japan looks to bolster its military capabilities amid a deepening territorial […]

‘Completely inappropriate’: Top scientists denounce Big Pharma for implying annual Covid booster shots are crucial

More than a dozen influential infectious disease and vaccine experts say the first round of jabs may offer enough protection against Covid-19, refuting Big Pharma’s claims that regular shots will “likely” be needed. In a report on Thursday, Reuters quotes top infectious disease and vaccine-development experts as saying that the first round of inoculation with […]

California records first annual population decrease in state history

California’s population declined last year, marking the first time the nation’s largest state has registered a drop since it joined the Union in 1850. The state’s Department of Finance said in a report Friday that California’s population stood at 39,466,855 as of Jan. 1, down 182,083 from the prior year, a growth rate of minus 0.46 percent. […]

Mining sector records annual positive trade balance

Mining sector records annual positive trade balance – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian mining industry has registered a $4.271 billion positive trade balance in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), according to the Industry, Mining and Trade Ministry data. Based on the mentioned data, some 55.124 million tons of minerals and mining industry […]

Annual export of potato rises 83%

Annual export of potato rises 83% – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- As announced by a director in the Iranian Agriculture Ministry, the country’s export of potato increased by 83 percent in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), as compared to its previous year. Hossein Asghari announced that 950,000 tons of potato has been exported […]

Biden Rejects Permit for Annual POW-MIA Motorcycle Ride

Under President Joe Biden’s leadership, the Pentagon has rejected a permit for the annual Rolling to Remember motorcycle ride that is held in Washington, DC, each Memorial Day to honor POW/MIA veterans. The event is organized by AMVETS, a veterans group, which submitted permit requests and petitions for the event to multiple federal agencies. According […]

Berlin bans annual Al-Quds march that protests Israel

Berlin banned the annual anti-Israel Al-Quds Day march this year, the first time the city has taken a stand against the event since it became a local tradition in 1996. Al Quds Day, which protests the establishment of the state of Israel, was established in 1979 by Iran’s leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Since then, his followers […]

Northrop raises annual outlook on F-35 jet parts, radar demand

Northrop Grumman Corp raised its full-year sales and earnings outlook as the US weapon maker’s quarterly results topped estimates on Thursday, helped by higher demand for F-35 fighter jet parts and missile-warning radars. US President Joe Biden has proposed a flat defense budget for 2022, despite calls from progressive Democrats to cut Pentagon spending, removing […]

Annual exports from Kermanshah province rises 8%

TEHRAN- The value of exports from Kermanshah province, in the west of Iran, increased eight percent in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), according to a provincial official. Behzad Babakhani, the acting director of the economic affairs coordination office of Kermanshah governorate, announced that commodities worth $2.4 billion have been exported from […]

Anzac Day: NAJEX commemorates with annual ceremony

Browse > Home / News / Anzac Day: NAJEX commemorates with annual ceremony April 23, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article At last Sunday’s annual communal Anzac Day ceremony organized by NAJEX, its Patron, the Governor of NSW Margaret Beazley presented meritorious service awards to two young Jewish volunteers with Rural Fire Service […]

Putin delivers annual address to Federal Assembly

 Source April 21, 2021 Putin’s speech comes amid a period of diplomatic confrontation with Western nations and a stand-off over the situation in Ukraine and Russian troop movements. The address to the Federal Assembly is often used to announce major changes in Russian domestic and foreign policy. This is the current live stream. The full […]

Carbon emissions on track for second-biggest annual increase ever in 2021

Global energy-related carbon emissions are set to record their second-biggest annual increase ever in 2021, fuelled by coal consumption in Asia, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) forecasted. Energy-related CO2 emissions are to increase by 5 per cent — or 1,500 billion tonnes — this year to reach 33 billion tonnes. This is the biggest annual […]

Annual aluminum ingot production up 61%

TEHRAN – Production of aluminum ingot in Iran rose 61 percent during the previous Iranian calendar year 1399 (ended on March 20) compared to the figure for the preceding year. The country’s aluminum ingot output stood at 446,800 tons in the previous year, data released by the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation […]

Annual exports from West Azarbaijan rise 62%

TEHRAN- The value of exports from West Azarbaijan province, in the northwest of Iran, increased 62 percent during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), according to an official with the customs department of the province. Tohid Azarbod announced that commodities worth $2.997 billion were exported from the province in the past year. […]

Minneapolis Target Holds Semi-Annual ‘Everything Is Free’ Sale

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—We at The Babylon Bee try to keep you posted on the latest deals, sales, and offers from your favorite stores. Today, we’ve got a great deal alert for you: all the Targets in the greater Minneapolis area are planning a big “everything is free” sale in celebration of the end of the Derek […]

Seventeen-Year-Old Yeshiva Student Wins Israel’s Annual International Bible Quiz on Independence Day

Contestants in Israel’s annual International Bible Quiz for Youth, April 15, 2021. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Israel held its annual International Bible Quiz for Youth on Thursday, as the country marked its 73rd Independence Day. N12 reported that the winner was Gilad Avrahamoff, a 17-year-old yeshiva student from Netanya. Second place went to another yeshiva student, […]

Value of annual trades at IME rises 108%

TEHRAN – The value of trades at Iran Mercantile Exchange (IME) in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20) rose 108 percent compared to the preceding year. During the past year, about 3.5 quadrillion rials (about $83.5 billion) worth of commodities were traded at the mentioned market, IRNA reported. As reported, over 33.39 […]

Annual inflation rate rises 2.2%: SCI

TEHRAN- The Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) announced that the inflation rate in the twelve-month period ended on March 20, which marks the end of the last month of the past Iranian calendar year, stood at 36.4 percent, rising 2.2 percent from the figure for the twelve-month period ended on the last day of the […]

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