Posts Tagged ‘gains’

Yemen Army Continues to Make Gains in Marib

Posted on October 13, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians By Staff, Agencies Yemen’s army and fighters from the Popular Committees stepped up their operations against Saudi-backed mercenaries in the war-torn country’s central Marib province, managing to score major territorial gains there. Reports coming out of Marib suggested that the Yemeni troops made major advances in the district […]

Despite progressive gains, US Democrat leaders stick to pro-Israel playbook

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Five seconds of Linda Sarsour was enough for Joe Biden. Sarsour, whom Jewish groups have accused of crossing the line from Israel criticism into anti-Semitism, appeared at a meeting — on the sideline of the Democratic convention — of Muslims who will be campaigning for Biden for president. The Republican Party posted […]

Viral Petition To Stop Mandatory Vaccinations For Covid-19 Gains 735,929 Signatures

A petition urging lawmakers against forcing mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations on the population has gone viral, gaining a staggering 735,929 signatures from concerned citizens.  The petition urges policymakers at every level of government to reject calls for a mandatory coronavirus vaccination. “The so-called “public health experts” have gotten it wrong many times during the current crisis. You should not, therefore, allow their […]

Boycott of Tel Aviv LGBT Film Festival gains momentum with new cancellations

Four more filmmakers have joined a growing number of artists boycotting the Tel Aviv LGBT International Film Festival (TLVFest), in response to a Palestinian call. Five artists had already cancelled their participation prior to the start of the festival, which runs between May 31 and June 9. With the latest cancellations, from two French directors and two from […]

California’s Proposed Net Neutrality Bill Gains Steam

California’s Proposed Net Neutrality Bill Gains Steam Above photo: By Greg Nash. A proposed net neutrality bill in California advanced this week, when lawmakers on the state Senate Committee approved the measure. The bill (SB 822), introduced last month by state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), would restore the Obama-era net neutrality rules in the […]

Bitcoin Makes Big Gains on Strongest Buying in Over a Year

Cointelegraph Spring’s chorus of bullish predictions for Bitcoin appears to be having some corroboration from recent markets, as Bloomberg reports on Bitcoin’s 4 percent gain today, April 20, putting the coin on track for its first back-to-back week of gains this year. Bloomberg notes the recent upswing has brought BTC’s gains over the two-week period to almost […]

Iran against instrumental use of OPCW for political gains

IRNA – Iran’s Permanent Representatives to the OPCW voiced opposition to instrumental use of the organization for political gains. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) as the competent authority in the field of chemical weapons shall not be used as an instrument to confirm the political intentions of the States Parties,’ Alireza […]

Study Shows Cognitive Gains from Meditation Training Maintained Seven Years Later

April 14th, 2018 By Josh Richardson Guest writer for Wake Up World Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. Regular meditation effectively supports mental, emotional and physical health in numerous tangible ways. Several […]

Massive Minimum Wage Study: Few Downsides, Gains For Low-Wage Workers

Massive Minimum Wage Study: Few Downsides, Gains For Low-Wage Workers Research builds on previous studies that have chipped away at opposition to the policy. A new study on the minimum wage confirms previous research that found the policy raises wages for low-income workers without reducing total employment. The paper may finally start to convince conservative critics of […]

Report: "Internet Bill of Rights" concept gains traction as Trump gets alerted to big tech’s censorship

(Natural News) A concept first introduced by communications giant AT&T — calls for Congress to pass an “Internet Bill of Rights” (IBOR) — is gaining new converts as well as traction since it was first reported by Infowars in January. “Initially, the concept met resistance among those suspicious that AT&T is a […]

SYRIAN WAR REPORT – MARCH 9, 2018: SYRIAN ARMY GAINS UPPER HAND IN EASTERN GHOUTA BATTLE

South Front On March 8, the Syrian Arab Army, the Tiger Forces and the Republican Guard liberated the villages of Hawsh Ashari and Hawsh Qubaybat, the Jisrin farms and the Air Defense Battalion base in the Eastern Ghouta region, near Damascus from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra), Faylaq al-Rahman and Jaish al-Islam. The Air […]

US Has Taken 70% Of World’s Wealth Gains Since 2012

US Has Taken 70% Of World’s Wealth Gains Since 2012 Above Photo: Ashish Shah / Flickr America’s super-rich are taking not only from their own nation, but also from the rest of the world. Data from the 2017 Global Wealth Databook (GWD: Table 2-4) and various war reports help to explain why we’re alienating people outside our borders. […]

A Wild Bitcoin Appeared: Gains this Year Have Risen to More than 1,500%

Bitcoin mania reached new highs Thursday as the price of the digital currency jumped about 40% in 40 hours, smashing through five separate $1,000-barriers and surging past $16,000. At one point Thursday, the price briefly jumped above $19,000 on some exchanges, before quickly retreating. At 5 p.m. in New York, bitcoin was trading at $16,109, […]

Blackwater Founder’s Disturbing Plan to Privatize Afghanistan War Gains Ground

By Jake Johnson As President Donald Trump vents his frustration with the United States’ “losing” strategy in Afghanistan, the “notorious mercenary” and Blackwater founder Erik Prince has seized the moment to offer his favored alternative: privatize the war. According to a report by Katrina Manson of the Financial Times on Monday, Prince has drafted a proposal—dated August 2017—that would hand […]

EU to Become “Global Balancer” If It Gains Geopolitical Independence From the US

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Syrian Democratic Forces make new gains in Raqqa despite stiff resistance

nsnbc : The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) made new gain in Raqqa and captured an additional district despite stiff and increasing resistance from […]

Video: Saudi Lobbying Scandal Gains First National TV Exposure

Misconduct by Saudi lobbyists working to weaken a law enabling 9/11 lawsuits against the kingdom garnered its first televised reporting yesterday, with an in-depth segment on Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson, a nationally syndicated Sunday news show. Full Measure’s report centered on an interview with Marine veteran Tim Cord, who says he and […]

SYRIAN WAR REPORT – MAY 15, 2017: GOVT FORCES MAKE LARGE GAINS IN ALEPPO AND DAMASCUS

Pro-government forces, led by the Syrian Army Tiger Forces, have made significant progress against ISIS in the province of Aleppo. Last weekend, government troops liberated the Jirah Military Airbase after few days of clashes with ISIS terrorists. ISIS attempted to counter attack at the military airbase and near Jirah Saghir village but failed to achieve […]

Syrian War Report – April 26, 2017: Syrian Army Makes Important Gains In Homs Province

April 27, 2017 Voiceover by Harold Hoover On April 26, Chief of the Main Operational Directorate Gen. Sergei Rudskoi announced that Russia had withdrawn half of its warplanes from the Hmeymim Airbase in Syria. Rudskoi said that the number of Russian aircraft in Hmeymim between November 10th, 2016 and January 10th, 2017 did not exceed […]

A Brief History of the "War on Cops": The False Allegation That Enables Police Violence

Police loom in the background as activists from BYP 100 and the #LetUsBreathe collective form a blockade line at Chicago’s Homan Square facility, a site of documented torture of civilians by the police, on July 20, 2016. (Photo: Sarah-Ji) As part of a global action proclaiming “Freedom Now,” Black Lives Matter groups […]

Scientists say new type of meteorite is remnant of ancient asteroid collision

     A meteorite discovered in a Swedish quarry appears to be the only remnant of one part of a massive asteroid collision more than 470 million years ago, according to new research. Scientists at the University of California, Davis have published their findings on the unique space rock discovered in 2011 in the journal Nature […]

Dead whale washes up near Crete, Greece

     Authorities in Crete were trying to remove the carcass of a dead whale that washed up on the shores of Chrissi, a small island south of Ierapetra. The whale, estimated to weigh 4 tons, was stranded on Vougiou Mati beach, on the southern coast of the island. A necropsy will be carried out to […]

Israeli goods swarm terrorist-controlled areas in Quneitra, Syria

     Local sources in Quneitra province revealed that terrorist organizations had been distributing Israeli-made foodstuff to the locals in the areas under their control. This has been happening almost monthly, according to the sources which indicated that Israeli-made food items have flooded the areas controlled by terrorists in Quneitra countryside. The sources, who spoke on […]

Second trial begins for Ron Paul aides in Iowa payments scandal

But defense attorneys for the three operatives argued to jurors that no laws were broken, though none denied that Paul’s 2012 campaign paid $73,000 to then-Sen. Kent Sorenson. Two lawyers said their clients didn’t know the details of payments to the lawmaker, while one portrayed the money as regular business in politics — even if distasteful to voters. Jury selection and opening arguments in the trial were […]

THE PANAMA PAPERS: AN NWO SCAM

The spooky and prophetic early 20th century documents known as the Protocols of the Learned Elders of Ziontell of how the Jewish masters behind the New World Order use blackmail to control or discredit political leaders. The documents describe the vulnerability of a crooked politician as “a Panama” — an obvious reference to the 1892 […]

Syria to firmly continue fighting terrorism: Iranian diplomat

In an interview with Iran’s Arabic-language al-Alam News Network on Sunday, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian congratulated the Syrian government, army and nation on the full liberation of Palmyra. Saying that terrorists have no place in the future of the Middle East, the Iranian diplomat further reiterated that the […]

Iran’s support for Palestinian resistance matchless: Hamas figure

Speaking in a meeting with Chairman of the International Union of Resistance Clerics Sheikh Maher Hammoud in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, Mousa Mohammed Abu Marzook described the Tehran-Hamas relations as “significant and strategic” and called for Iran’s continued support for Palestine’s resistance against Israeli aggressions. Up to now, no Islamic or Arab country has […]

Tehran-Moscow cooperation shows need for long-term strategic ties

Current level of cooperation between Moscow and Tehran provides for deeper long-term and strategic relations between the two counties, Iran’s acting deputy oil minister responsible for commerce and international trade said on Wednesday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Current level of cooperation between Moscow and Tehran provides for deeper long-term and strategic relations between the two counties, […]

Environmental rating for Tehran industries

The Department of Environment is preparing a scheme that aims to classify various industrial sectors across Tehran Province under a three-colored scheme depending on the amount of pollutants they emit. The proposal to classify industries under red, orange and green is part of ongoing efforts to curb the worsening air pollution, IRNA reported. “A third […]

Clashes Erupt Between Residents And ISIS In Fallujah

Violent clashes have erupted in Fallujah between the public and Islamic State militants. Iraqi News reports: A security source in Anbar province said on Wednesday, that violent clashes broke out between the residents of Fallujah and ISIS militants in the city of Fallujah. The source said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The residents of […]

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