Posts Tagged ‘leader’

US prosecutors seek 5-year term for ex-leader of neo-Nazi group

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia  — US Federal prosecutors in Virginia are seeking a five-year prison sentence for a former neo-Nazi group leader who pleaded guilty to conspiring with other far-right extremists to threaten dozens of targets, including a predominantly African American church, a sitting US Cabinet member and journalists. John Cameron Denton, of Montgomery, Texas, and others […]

Before becoming a terrorist leader, ISIS chief was a prison informer in Iraq for U.S., records show “واشنطن بوست”: زعيم “داعش” كان مخبراً للأميركيين في سجنه بالعراق

U.S. military spokesman Rear Adm. Patrick Driscoll in Baghdad on Oct. 15, 2008. The United States had announced that day that a foreign insurgent killed in the city of Mosul was Abu Qaswarah, shown on screen, the No. 2 in the Islamic State of Iraq, previously known as al-Qaeda in Iraq. (Ali Abbas/AFP/Getty Images) By Joby […]

Leader of Neo-Nazi pleads guilty in trial for threatening journalists

The leader of the neo-Nazi group ‘Atomwaffen’, Cameron Shea, pled guilty on Wednesday for his charges of federal conspiracy and hate crime charges for threatening journalists who worked to expose antisemitism, according to a statement by the US attorney’s office.Shea’s group used an encrypted online chat to identify journalists who they wished to threaten for […]

Palestinian leader heads to Germany for medical checkup

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas flew to Jordan by helicopter on Monday ahead of an official visit to Germany on which he will undergo a health exam, officials said. His office did not provide any further details on the trip, which was not announced in advance. A Palestinian official said Abbas would undergo a “routine health […]

Afghan Leader Proposes Peace Road Map in Three Phases-Document

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani gestures during celebrations to mark Afghan New Year (Newroz), in Kabul, Afghanistan March 21, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Omar Sobhani/File Photo Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will put forward a three-phase peace roadmap for Afghanistan during a proposed meeting in Turkey, seeking an agreement with the Taliban and a ceasefire before elections, a document […]

Israel election results: Ultra-Orthodox leader says better to work with Arab parties than left

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Jailed Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Launches Hunger Strike

MOSCOW (AP) — Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Wednesday he has started a hunger strike to protest authorities’ failure to provide proper treatment for his back and leg pains. In a statement posted on Instagram, Navalny complained about prison officials’ refusal to give him the right medicines and to allow his doctor to […]

Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

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N. Korea calls South’s leader ‘a parrot raised by America’

North Korea called South Korea’s president “a parrot raised by America” Tuesday, resuming its trademark derisive rhetoric against its rivals amid renewed animosities on the Korean Peninsula. Kim Yo Jong, the powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued the latest verbal salvo after South Korean President Moon Jae-in criticized the North’s ballistic […]

Belarus charges opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya with terrorism

Belarus authorities on Monday announced a criminal probe against the nation’s top opposition figure on charges of terrorism, a move that follows a sweeping police crackdown on protesters demanding the resignation of the country’s authoritarian leader. Belarus’ Prosecutor General Andrei Shved said his office has launched a criminal investigation against Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the top opposition […]

Agamemnon: Greek King, Trojan War Leader and Man of Power

Agamemnon is a major figure in Greek mythology. He was a king of Mycenae, and the supreme commander of the Greeks during the Trojan War. Therefore, he plays a significant role in Homer’s  Iliad. As a matter of fact, Homer begins his epic with Achilles’ refusal to participate any further in the war, which was […]

UK Labour leader wishes Jews a happy Passover

British Labour Party leader Keir Starmer wished Jews around the world a happy Passover in a video posted on Twitter Friday.Starmer lamented the fact that families and communities could not gather for the holiday due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving many alone for Passover. He also sent condolences to those in the Jewish community who […]

‘Not in anyone’s pocket’: Islamist party leader not ruling out joining Netanyahu after surprising election result

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Israel election results: This Arab Israeli leader will decide Netanyahu’s political fate

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Brazilian political party leader says Jews ‘sacrificed children’

RIO DE JANEIRO — Jewish groups have filed a criminal complaint against the head of a major Brazilian party for putting the age-old antisemitic blood libel trope in a social media post. “Baal, Satanic deity, Canaanites and Jews sacrificed children to receive their sympathy. Today, history repeats itself,” Roberto Jefferson posted on Instagram on Friday. Jefferson, […]

Iran’s supreme leader: ‘No credibility’ in US promises, only full lifting of sanctions would work

Tehran has zero trust in any promises from Washington, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said, signaling that he does not actually believe the US will lift its sanctions. The persistent US-Iran issues of the comatose 2015 nuclear deal and Washington-imposed sanctions were touched upon by Khamenei in a televised speech on Sunday. Vague […]

Supreme Leader Ushers in Iranian New Year With Message of Hope

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during Friday prayers in Tehran September 14, 2007. Photo: REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl/File Photo. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei welcomed the Iranian New Year as one of “production, support, and removal of barriers” in a live televised speech on Saturday. “There is good ground for a production leap,” Khamenei […]

Ukraine: Far-right activists demonstrate in Kyiv in support of jailed ex-leader

Hundreds of protestors took to the streets in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on Saturday, marking the birthday of a far-right activist. Serhiy Sternenko, a former leader of the organisation Right Sector, was convicted last month of kidnapping and beating a newly elected local council member in 2015. He was sentenced to seven years and […]

‘Removal of barriers’: Iran’s supreme leader ushers in New Year with message of hope

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Meretz leader says will recommend Lapid for prime minister after election

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Myanmar: Civilian leader in hiding vows ‘revolution’ against junta

The civilian leader of Myanmar’s government in hiding vowed to continue supporting a “revolution” to oust the military that seized power in last month’s coup, as security forces again met protesters with lethal forces, killing at least seven. Mahn Win Khaing Than, who was named the acting vice president by Myanmar’s ousted lawmakers and is […]

Israeli Labor leader launched ‘pink-collar revolution,’ and it seems to be working in this election

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Leader of Myanmar shadow civilian gov’t vows resistance to junta rule

The acting leader of Myanmar‘s parallel civilian government, appointed by ousted lawmakers in the wake of a Feb. 1 military coup, addressed the public for the first time on Saturday from hiding and vowed to pursue a “revolution” to overturn the junta.Mahn Win Khaing Than, who is on the run along with most senior officials […]

Labor chair slams fellow left-wing leader over ICC remarks: ‘Israel doesn’t commit war crimes’

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Hamas leader Sinwar fends off challenger in Gaza election

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Who Is The president? Kamala Harris Takes ANOTHER Call With A Foreign Leader

A livid President Trump issued a statement Tuesday lamenting that the country is “being destroyed” by the Biden administration’s actions at the border, as the crisis further spirals out of control. Border crossings have surged after Biden promised mass amnesty, began allowing unaccompanied migrant children into the US again, and reversed Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ […]

Leader of Israel’s Labour Party says she ONLY wears black so her looks won’t distract from her political message

The new leader of Israel’s Labour Party, Merav Michaeli, has addressed questions about her wardrobe choices, revealing she opts for black because she wants people to listen to what she says, rather than to look at what she wears. Michaeli, a feminist activist, journalist and former TV presenter, was voted in as the Labor leader […]

Meretz leader justifies ICC probe of alleged Israeli war crimes

Browse > Home / News / Meretz leader justifies ICC probe of alleged Israeli war crimes March 8, 2021 Agencies Read on for article Nitzan Horowitz, head of left-wing Israeli party Meretz, said on Saturday night that there “was room” for the International Criminal Court’s decision to investigate Israel for war crimes. Meretz Party head […]

At Least 5 Killed In Senegal Protests Since Opposition Leader’s Arrest

DAKAR (Reuters) – A 17-year-old boy was killed by gunfire in southern Senegal on Saturday, a government official said, and several police stations were ransacked as opponents of President Macky Sall called for more protests next week. The boy was killed during clashes in the southern town of Diaobe, said the official, who asked not […]

Youth group calls out Muslim leader’s antisemitism, leads to resignation

Die Falken (The Falcons), a socialist youth organization in Germany, has called out Mustafa Keskin, chairman of the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs, an influential Islamic organization in the country, for antisemitic posts and online activity, leading to his resignation, the Algemeiner reported.Keskin has denied the accusations, claiming that his criticisms are solely against the […]

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