Posts Tagged ‘looms’

New Intifada Looms as Israeli Politicians Battle for Power

Israel’s political civil war continues with ongoing negotiations to somehow avoid a fifth round of elections for the politically exhausted Jewish people. Rocks, rubber bullets and teargas fly through the Jerusalem air, while hate email and death threats are left on voice mail. Welcome to democracy Israeli style. With Netanyahu failing again to form a […]

Independent impeachment & emoluments scrutiny essential—or Trump II looms

Spare the rod, spoil the neo-fascist right: here, here for commissions, one on truth and lying As my graduate school friend, Jack Palladino, the famed San Francisco private investigator (tragically murdered recently), said, “You don’t know where the critical line is until it gets crossed.” Though Jack meant it positively, a firm believer in good […]

Hospital Strike Looms in Israel

The Media Line — Seven Israeli hospitals will close their doors to nonessential treatments in one week if the government does not find a way to forge a budgetary agreement that will enable them to operate. Hadassah Medical Center and Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem; Laniado Hospital in Netanya, the seaside city north of […]

Republicans begin to turn on Donald Trump as impeachment vote looms

Donald Trump’s staunch Republican allies began to turn on the U.S. president on Wednesday ahead of a vote to impeach him for the second time in the House of Representatives and with just a week to go until he leaves office. A handful of Republicans have already said they will join the effort to impeach […]

Another Israeli election looms — and Netanyahu rides high, Gantz is a loser

Yesterday night, what seemed to be a last and desperate attempt to save Israel from another premature election failed. The vote in parliament was about prolonging the deadline for passing of the budget – not for 2021, but for 2020. Tonight (Tuesday) at midnight is the point at which new elections will automatically be set, […]

UK and EU remain far apart in post-Brexit trade talks as deadline looms

British and EU negotiators are continuing talks over the weekend but remained divided on Sunday. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said Sunday that the EU is “continuing to make demands that are incompatible with our independence. We cannot accept a deal that doesn’t leave us in control of our own laws or waters.” The […]

US Congress Works on COVID Aid as Another Shutdown Threat Looms

The US Capitol dome is seen in Washington, US, December 17, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Erin Scott The US Senate held a rare Saturday session as Democrats and Republicans faced a midnight Sunday deadline to complete a $900 billion package of legislation to help Americans struggling after the steep health and economic costs of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

New Elections Seen As A Virtual Certainty As Knesset Dispersal Deadline Looms

Knesset legal officials clarified Wednesday that parliament will automatically dissolve if a state budget isn’t passed by next Tuesday night — 24 hours earlier than the deadline previously assumed — as the unity government appeared set to crumble, sending Israel to its fourth round of elections within two years. Meanwhile unnamed political sources told Channel […]

Charities report huge increase in distribution of food parcels in UK as Christmas looms

Food banks in the UK warn they are set to be busier than ever this winter with the possibility an emergency food parcel could be handed out every nine seconds to people across the country. The Trussell Trust, which supports more than 1,200 food banks across the UK, said its network experienced a 47 percent […]

Japan Begins Cozying Up to China as Biden Administration Looms

Japan has initiated attempts to improve its relationship with China, accepting a visit from Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday. The timing of Japan’s moves to expand economic partnership with China — including joining the world’s largest trade agreement, the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) — precedes the likely inauguration of Joe Biden as […]

Europe Bets On COVID-19 Christmas Miracle As Third Wave Looms

LONDON — From behind his Downing Street desk, a self-isolating U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson proclaimed on Monday that an “escape route” from COVID-19 was now finally in sight. “We must hold out against the virus until testing and vaccines come to our rescue and reduce the need for restrictions,” Johnson said. ”‘Tis the season […]

DHS Braces for ‘Potential EMP Attack’ as Presidential Election Looms

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a new report warning about a “potential” electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack against the United States. DHS’s warning published on Sept. 2, 60 days before the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 3, indicates there are “evolving threats against the American homeland, most recently highlighting efforts to combat an Electromagnetic Pulse attack which […]

‘Famine of biblical proportions’ looms over humanity due to Covid-19, UN food chief warns

The Covid-19 pandemic may lead to a calamity of epic scale, with millions facing starvation worldwide, the head of the UN’s hunger-fighting body has warned. “All the data we have, including WFP forecast that the number of people experiencing malnutrition will grow by 80 percent by the end of the year, … points to a […]

Conflict Looms for Egypt and Ethiopia Over Nile Dam

Source Finian Cunningham Former editor and writer for major news media organizations. He has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages July 17, 2020 Ethiopia appears to be going ahead with its vow to begin filling a crucial hydroelectric dam on the Nile River after protracted negotiations with Egypt broke down […]

Western-Backed Regime Change Looms As Armenia PM Resigns Following Mass Protests

After 11 days of mass protests and violent clashes over the perceived power-grab following the outgoing Armenian President’s election to Prime Minister, Serzh Sargsyan has resigned and police have released opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan. The people are against my rule,” Sargsyan, who took office as prime minister after serving as Armenia’s president for 10 years, said in a statement. I […]

Theresa May Deploys Warships To Russia As WW3 Looms

British Prime Minister Theresa May has deployed Navy warships to the Russian coast as tensions between Russia and the UK reach boiling point. The large-scale military exercise, being led by NATO forces, is being done in a desperate effort to combat “increasingly aggressive military activity” by Moscow. Express.co.uk reports: Dubbed “Dynamic Manta 2018”, the operation will […]

As imminent release of FISA memo looms, Hillary Clinton desperately tries to distract

     On Thursday, the House Intelligence Committee quietly voted to make available to fellow House members “a memo documenting abuse of the FISA program,” reports Fox News’ Chad Pergram. Shortly afterwards, Rep. DeSantis (R-FL) said the classified report compiled by the House Intelligence Committee is “deeply troubling” and raises serious questions as it relates to […]

UPS Workers Claim Holiday Disaster Looms As They Threaten To Strike

Above Photo: UPS aircraft mechanics are threatening to strike amid the busy holiday shipping season. REUTERS/John Sommers II Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. UPS aircraft mechanics are threatening to strike during the busy holiday shipping season […]

US and Iran meet as Trump threat looms over nuke deal

AFP | Dave Clark, Laurence Benhamou: Washington and Tehran’s top diplomats confronted each other for the first time Wednesday as envoys scrambled to save the Iran nuclear deal from a skeptical Donald Trump. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met as signatories to the 2015 accord at an […]

Gold Trending Bullish as Disaster Looms

In an ominous turn of events, Hurricane Irma rapidly gathered momentum to become a Category 5 storm with raging winds in the region of 185 mph. As it bears down on the Florida coast line, the US is bracing for maximum impact. This Act of God has the capacity to cause […]

Syria Summary – A New Clash Looms in Syria’s East

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‘Catastrophic’ Eruption Looms As Giant Holes Appear On Iceland Glacier

Enormous 1,300 feet holes have opened up in one Europe’s biggest glaciers, sparking fears that another major eruption is about to rock Iceland. Vatnajokull is spread out over 8% of Iceland and spans many volcanoes. During the past few years, increased seismic activity in the area has led to the ice cap melting, causing numerous […]

British Told To Evacuate North Korea ‘Immediately’ As WW3 Looms

British citizens have been advised to leave North Korea immediately due to the likelihood of World War 3 erupting ‘soon.’ Former Navy boss, Admiral Lord West of Spithead, has warned that the situation between South and North Korea has become so critical that the UK government ought to issue direct orders to evacuate the Korean peninsula […]

The World on the Brink. The Danger of Nuclear War Looms

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Catastrophe looms in Gaza

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 12 June 2017 Gaza’s already disastrous electricity crisis is about to get much worse. Ashraf Amra APA images Israel will reduce its electricity supply to the occupied Gaza Strip by 40 percent, turning an already dire situation into a catastrophe. Israel says the further cutback, approved by the Israeli cabinet […]

Japan Rush To Build Nuclear Bunkers As North Korea War Looms

Amid growing fears that a war is about to break out with North Korea, Japan have begun urgently building nuclear bunkers across the country.  The demand for nuclear bomb shelters and air purifiers has skyrocketed in recent weeks as disturbing reports suggest that North Korea are capable of hitting Japan with missiles containing sarin gas. Rt.com […]

The Wall Continues to be Promised as Government Shutdown Looms

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer April 23, 2017 tfw no wall Okay, let’s move on from that depressing France business to something way worse. The wall or lack thereof. Firstly, I still don’t even understand what “government shutdown” even means. And I’ve read the Wikipedia page on it like, probably four times. The only […]

France on Edge as Presidential Vote Looms

France was on edge Saturday on the eve of its most unpredictable presidential election in decades, which will take place under heightened security after the jihadist killing of a policeman. The shooting on Paris’s world-renowned Champs Elysees avenue on Thursday, claimed by the Islamic State group, thrust questions of security to the fore of campaigning […]

Putin To Ban Pokemon GO From Russia Due To Links To CIA

Vladimir Putin is set to ban Pokemon GO from Russia after an internal Kremlin investigation revealed the viral augmented reality smartphone game has direct links to the CIA and wider intelligence community and is being used to secretly gather data on a colossal scale. Young people are being tricked into giving up their privacy to […]

US Congress To Build Real ‘Ministry Of Truth’

New legislation is being introduced in the US House of Representatives which, if passed, will create a real life “Ministry of Truth” as depicted in George Orwell’s 1984 novel.  The H.R. 5181 bill aims to create a department responsible for creating U.S. propaganda in order to counter efforts by Russia and China’s spread of disinformation. H.R. 5181, […]

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