Posts Tagged ‘combat’

European initiative tries to combat COVID-induced antisemitic conspiracies

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating effects on entire communities and countries around the world. The extent of the social and financial damage caused by the pandemic will probably only become evident in the following years. One concerning trend the pandemic seems to have encouraged is the rise of antisemitic and anti-Israel sentiment generating from conspiracy theories […]

Bipartisan ‘No Hate Act’ Introduced in US Congress to Combat Tide of Bigoted Violence

People participate in a Stop Asian Hate rally at Columbus Park in New York City, U.S., April 3, 2021. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon US Jewish groups praised the reintroduction on Thursday of bipartisan legislation to fight the rising tide of hate crimes against Asian-Americans and other groups, through better reporting systems and more law enforcement training. The […]

US agrees to withdraw ‘remaining combat troops’ from Iraq – reports

The US has agreed to withdraw its remaining combat forces from Iraq, at a date to be determined in talks with Baghdad, and remain in the country solely in an advisory and support role against terrorists. “US forces are in Iraq at the invitation of Iraqi Government to support the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) in […]

Pro-Israel groups team up with Miami Heat to combat antisemitism, racism

Pro-Israel organizations StandWithUs and Artists 4 Israel have co-sponsored a mural that says “We love the Heat. United against antisemitism, racism & all hate,” according to a report by South Florida Sun Sentinel. The mural was erected after NBA basketball player Meyers Leonard after apologizing for making antisemitic slurs during a public Twitch livestream, and to show that […]

Greece to focus on education in IHRA presidency to combat antisemitism

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) has a rotating presidency, and Greece will fill it next, i24 News reported on Thursday, noting that just a few hours before the announcement, on Wednesday night, a Jewish memorial was vandalized in Greece.  The appointment will go into effect on April 1.  On Wednesday, a mural memorializing the […]

Combat Anti-Semitism: Global mayors summit today

 Global Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism to be held March 16 44 municipal leaders from 32 cities to participate (including mayors of Frankfurt am Main, Amsterdam, Brussels, Toronto, Pittsburgh and Buenos Aires On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at 4 PM Israel time/10 AM EST, the Frankfurt am Main Municipality, in partnership with the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement […]

IRGC sets up modern mobile hospital to combat COVID-19

TEHRAN – On Sunday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched a modern mobile hospital in a bid to help the health sector in the fight against coronavirus. With a capacity of 128 beds, the hospital is equipped with different wards, including MRI, CT Scan, ventilations, and telecommunication systems. The hospital is said to be […]

UK and four nations to fast-track COVID-19 vaccines modified to combat new variants

The UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore and Switzerland plan to fast-track the approval of vaccines against new coronavirus variants. The aim is to get modified versions of COVID-19 shots approved more swiftly, as flu jabs are every year. The announcement comes amid concerns that a variant first discovered in Brazil may be more resistant to existing […]

Guardian Promotes ‘Global Lockdown’ Every Two Years To Combat Climate Change

Observers were shocked at a now viral video that shows environmental activist Greta Thunberg being unable to answer a basic question without a script. Thunberg has been lauded by the media establishment for her thunderous speeches denouncing world leaders who don’t take climate change seriously enough. However, when the teenage campaigner was asked a question […]

Russia Showcases Operations Of Its Combat Drones In Syria. Time To Push Idlib?

South Front [embedded content] Russia released a video showing its Orion combat drone carrying out strikes on targets in Syria. This marked the very first time such footage was being released. It shows the drone’s operation, lock-on and launching of a payload on a militant target. The Orion is a long-flight duration attack-reconnaissance UAV, that […]

App designed to combat malaria Finalist in IBM Watson XPRIZE contest

An app development team, called ZzappMalaria, which developed an app which uses AI to combat malaria, has become one of three finalists in IBM‘s the IBM Watson XPRIZE “AI for Good” challenge, according to a statement by the companyThe team is one only three finalists chosen from 10,000 teams interested and will receive $500,000 to […]

Bill Gates Says Third Vaccine May Be Needed To Combat Coronavirus Variants

Bill Gates has warned that a third dose of coronavirus vaccine may be needed to combat variants of the virus over the next few years. The news comes amid worries that current shots are less effective against new variants that have developed in Brazil and South Africa. “The discussion now is do we just need […]

Mayors across the world join forces to combat antisemitism, hate

Mayors across the world will come together next month for the first-ever global Mayors Summit Against Antisemitism to take place. Scheduled for March 16, the digital summit will be hosted by the Frankfurt Municipality and the Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM) and will include lectures and activists directed at encouraging municipal and local leaders “to eradicate […]

UK faith leaders launch campaign to combat low vaccine take-up in BAME community

The UK’s covid vaccination campaign is powering ahead but a lower take-up among the black and minority ethnic community has prompted faith leaders to launch a campaign to dispel fear and mistrust. Last month the government’s scientific advisory group reported that vaccine hesitancy is highest amongst black Britons, with 72% stating they were unlikely or […]

Ex-US Envoy Elan Carr joins Combat Anti-Semitism Movement Advisory Board

Former US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, Elan S. Carr has joined the Advisory Board of Combat Anti-Semitism Movement (CAM), the global grassroots movement announced on Thursday.  Carr was appointed by former president Donald Trump and former secretary of state Mike Pompeo as the country’s senior diplomatic representative on the subject of antisemitism. […]

Baby Ariel releases message urging followers to combat hate, antisemitism

Social media sensation Baby Ariel is currently participating in a campaign against antisemitism and hatred, calling on her 47.5 million followers to spread awareness on the matter in a series of videos posted to her official pages and accounts.Baby Ariel, whose real name is Ariel Martin, rose to fame on the social media platform known […]

US mayors team up with AJC to combat antisemitism

NEW YORK – “When we see antisemitism anywhere in the country, it impacts that community in really deep ways,” Kathy Sheehan, the mayor of Albany, New York’s capital, told The Jerusalem Post this week.Sheehan is one of the 110 US mayors from more than 30 states signed on to a new program announced last week […]

Democrats, Republicans tell U.S. Jews: We’ll work together to combat antisemitism

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Biden UN Nominee Pledges to Combat Anti-Israel Bias, BDS, Iranian Threat

(JNS) U.S. President Joe Biden’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations pledged on Wednesday to combat the anti-Israel bias at Turtle Bay. “I look forward to standing with Israel, standing against the unfair targeting of Israel, the relentless resolutions proposed against Israel unfairly,” said Linda Thomas-Greenfield at her nomination hearing in front […]

Indian and Chinese soldiers engage in hand-to-hand combat as border standoff flares up again

Indian and Chinese soldiers have clashed in a new hand-to-hand brawl at high altitude on their mountainous shared border, army officials said on Monday. The clash is the latest in a number of violent incidents since a standoff developed early in 2020, at least one of which led to significant loss of life. Local media […]

Biden Administration Announces Plan To Combat ‘Domestic Extremism’

Above photo: Getty Images. NOTE: The Biden administration is pushing for more laws against domestic terrorism. The problem is not due to a lack of laws, it is a failure to take action using the existing laws. We need to be wary that new laws will be used against oppressed communities and justice movements.  – […]

We Don’t Have Adequate Tools to Combat Domestic Terrorism. Biden Should Change That.

The Capitol riot, however, was just the tip of the iceberg. The latest FBI hate crimes report, issued in November, shows that hate crimes in 2019 surged to their highest level in a decade. The report documents 7,314 hate crimes committed in a single year, including a record number of hate murders. These figures are simply […]

Trump Condemns His Own Supporters Once Again, Signs Another Law to ‘Combat Anti-Semitism’

By Chris Menahan President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued another statement running with the media’s hysterical narrative on the Capitol protests and insisted that “no true supporter of mine could ever disrespect law enforcement.” “There is never a justification for violence no excuses no exceptions,” Trump said. “America is a nation of laws those who […]

With eye on Iran, Israeli envoy presents UN with 5-point plan to combat global terrorism

Browse > Home / News / With eye on Iran, Israeli envoy presents UN with 5-point plan to combat global terrorism January 14, 2021 by TPS Read on for article Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Gilad Erdan presented a five-point plan for combatting global terrorism to the UN Security Council on Tuesday, calling […]

Iranian forces launch large-scale drone combat drill as tensions rise in the Persian Gulf (PHOTOS)

Iran’s army has started its first large-scale drone combat wargames, including using indigenous military hardware, amid heightened regional tensions between Tehran and Washington. “Today, the Islamic Republic of Iran is one of the [ablest] and most powerful countries in the field of drone production,” Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi, the army’s Deputy Chief of Operations, said on […]

IDF deploys new female combat intelligence unit to the northern front

Browse > Home / News / IDF deploys new female combat intelligence unit to the northern front January 5, 2021 by   Read on for article For the first time in Israeli history, female combat intelligence soldiers have been deployed to the country’s northern front—currently, its most volatile…reports Hanan Greenwood. A member of an IDF […]

#DisruptTexts Mob Cancels Classic Literature to Combat “White Supremacy”

The books most of us read while in school are on the chopping block as “woke” teachers seek to erase literature that is too “White” from the curriculum. The movement #DisruptTexts is seeking to have Homer, Shakespeare, Melville, Hawthorne, and even “progressives” like Harper Lee removed from the classroom so as to combat the terrible […]

Killer drones for German army? Defense minister pushes for combat UAVs, splits coalition, as MPs call for broader public debate

Germany’s defense minister insists combat drones are crucial for defending soldiers on the battlefield. SPD politicians, meanwhile, argue there has not been a meaningful public debate. “We want combat drones to protect the lives of our soldiers,” Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition partner the Social […]

35,000 Soldiers Died from the Experimental Anthrax Vaccine – More Than Those Who Died in Combat in A fghanistan and Iraq Combined

35,000 Soldiers Died from the Experimental Anthrax Vaccine – More Than Those Who Died in Combat in Afghanistan and Iraq Combined Prepare For Change / Edward Morgan Health Impact News Vaccine Syndrome is a film produced by Oscar nominated filmmaker Scott Miller, and provides exclusive interviews with military personnel who have had experience with the […]

NY Police Continue To Combat The Release Of Disciplinary Records

Above photo: Rochester Police Dept. In the Syracuse suburb of Manlius, police transparency carries a hefty price tag. In June, the Manlius Police Department received an open-records request from MuckRock. The request sought documents detailing any allegations of misconduct against current or former officers and any discipline the department imposed. The department replied with a bill. For […]

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