Posts Tagged ‘border’

300 Vultures Occupy Border Patrol Tower, Covering It With “Corrosive” Feces & Vomit

(TMU) — Roughly 300 vultures have occupied a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) radio tower and made it their home. The tower is located in Kingsville, Texas about 100 miles east of the border town of Laredo. According to a press release from the agency, the vultures have covered the tower and are surrounding […]

Appeals Court Lifts Block on $3.6 Billion for Trump’s Border Wall

A federal appeals court has lifted the block on $3.6 billion in military construction funds that President Trump intends to use to finance the border wall. The New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order on Wednesday granting the Trump administration’s request to stay the injunction that U.S. District Court Judge David Briones issued last month. […]

Border Collie Saves Flock Of Sheep From Wall Of Fire In Australia

Besides the number of firefighters and volunteers that put their life on the line fighting against the massive bushfires that rage on the territory of Australia, animals also do their best to save not only those of their kind but every living soul that is in need of help. The story of the brave border […]

How 2019 Changed Migration At The Southern Border

2019 was a year that changed the face of migration on the U.S. Southwestern border. Not only did many more immigrants try to cross it, but a majority – almost 56 percent – arrived together with their families, fleeing violence in Central America. As a result of this fundamental change in who is seeking to […]

What’s Really Behind Estonia’s ‘Border Dispute’ with Russia?

Estonia surprised Russia after its Foreign Minister said last month that the border treaty between the two countries was unlikely to be ratified because of Tallinn’s unhappiness with Moscow’s lack of adherence to the outdated and legally void Treaty of Tartu. This 1920 agreement established the interwar border between the two but was replaced by […]

Gaza groups say border protests to stop until March, resume infrequently in 2020

The committee responsible for organizing weekly protests in the border region between Israel and the Gaza Strip announced on Thursday that demonstrations would take place less frequently in 2020. The High Commission for the March of Return and Breaking the Siege, which includes representatives of Gaza-based terror groups and political factions, said in a statement […]

IOF Official Warns: Tunnels under Northern Border Pose ‘Major Threat’

December 16, 2019 A senior Israeli official said that tunnels will play a major part in the next armed conflict on the Zionist entity’s northern and southern border. Maj. Gen. Mickey Edelstein, who heads the military’s counter-tunnel warfare development efforts, described the tunnels as serious threat which the occupation military is gearing up to counter. […]

D.C. Judge to Hear Legal Challenge to Trump’s Border-wall Emergency

The Center for Biological Diversity will defend its lawsuit Monday challenging President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to pay for his border wall. The Trump administration is asking a federal judge to dismiss the lawsuit, filed in February with Defenders of Wildlife and Animal Legal Defense Fund. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden is presiding over the case, […]

Church Displays the Holy Family as “Caged Refugees” at the Border

(CD) — A Nativity scene in the southern Califiornia city of Claremont depicting the Holy Family as a separated family held in cages at the U.S. border is sparking controversy and conversations over President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. “If this isn’t your church’s politics, you’ve got the wrong faith,” tweeted music journalist Zel McCarthy. Vanity Fair writer Anthony Breznican […]

Haaretz: Hezbollah Commandos Are Back on Border, They’re Armed with the Element of Surprise

By Staff The main change that has taken place over the past year on Palestine’s ‘Israeli’-occupied border with Lebanon involves Hezbollah’s new military preparedness, Haaretz reported. According to the ‘Israeli’ newspaper, members of Hezbollah’s Rudwan commando force have returned to their original positions in Lebanon, near the front line. Some of the units are deployed […]

New Silk Roads in Action at China-Kazakh Border

We are cruising on a pristine, 380 km-long four-lane superhighway from Almaty to Khorgos – finished in 2016 for $1.25 billion, 85% of the cost covered by a World Bank loan. And then, suddenly, riding parallel to us, there’s the real superstar of New Silk Road connectivity. Meet Yuxinou, the container cargo train plying back […]

Border Patrol Agent Reveals Targeting of Journalists At Border

Derrick Broze breaks down the story of a Border Patrol whistleblower. Sources: Government Secrets: Why and How A Special Agent-Turned-Whistleblower Uncovered Controversial Border Surveillance Tactics Podcast Support the Future of The Conscious Resistance: Support our work AND get a free ounce of Kratom to help with fatigue, stress, addiction, and pain: […]

Did the US-funded Afghan Border Outpost Help Tajikistan in Neutralizing ISIS Terrorists?

On November 6th, early in the morning at 7:50 AM local time, the Interior Ministry of the Republic of Tajikistan published a statement about an attack on a Tajik border outpost in “Ishqobod” along the border with Uzbekistan. The first statement informed that 15 of the assailants and 2 members of the state forces have died.  […]

Palestinian journalist loses eye after Border Police open fire on West Bank protest

Photojournalist Moath Amarnih was struck by a bullet that likely hit the leg of a protester before ricocheting and hitting him in the head while covering a protest in the occupied West Bank. Palestinian demonstrators clash with Israeli Border officers during a protest against Jewish settlement expansion in Surif, occupied West Bank, November […]

Iran-Iraq border crossing reportedly closed due to ongoing protests in both countries

The crossing will remain closed for travel in either direction, the news agency said, citing an Iraqi security source and an Iranian diplomat, without naming either. However, goods will be allowed to travel through. Iraq has been gripped for weeks by violent street protests against the government’s policies. Over 300 people have been killed. The […]

Bomb attack kills 18 in Syrian city south of Turkish border (VIDEOS)

The city is located some 30 km South of Turkish border and has remained under Turkish control since late 2016. A video purportedly shot in the aftermath of the explosion by an AlJazeera correspondent showed a chaotic scene with multiple small fires and what appears to be a large pool of blood on the ground. The […]

Denmark tightens border controls with Sweden to halt crime involving explosives, weapons and drugs

   Denmark will temporarily reinstate border controls with Sweden and step up police work along the border after a series of violent crimes and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by perpetrators from Sweden. The checks, which start Tuesday for six months, will take place at the Oresund Bridge between Copenhagen […]

Catalan protesters burn tires at border with France as unrest continues

Traffic on the main highway between Spain and France remained at a standstill on Wednesday morning, as the unrest at the La Jonquera border point near Girona entered its third day. Footage filmed on the Spanish side of the border shows protesters burning tires and blocking the road with trees, tires and parts of […]

Hamas says it arrested three suspected jihadists at Gaza border

Hamas security forces in Gaza foiled an attempt by three suspected jihadists to sneak into Egypt and arrested them after an exchange of fire Friday, the terror group said. The forces “foiled a dawn attempt to infiltrate Egypt by way of the southern Gaza Strip border,” according to the interior ministry of the Hamas-ruled coastal […]

Navigating The Dilemmas Of Unarmed Accompaniment On The US-Mexico Border

International accompaniers must work to undo the power dynamics they rely on to increase the safety of their local partners and learn when to say “no.” There is only one migrant shelter in Agua Prieta, a town on the south side of the United States’ border with Mexico. The Centro de Atención al Migrante “Exodus,” […]

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