Posts Tagged ‘nation’

Nation-state law to be included in Israeli high school curriculum – report

Israel’s contentious nation-state law will be included in the national high school civics curriculum for the upcoming academic year, and will be one of the compulsory topics in the matriculation exam for graduating seniors, Channel 13 reported Thursday. “Students will internalize the vision for the country, which includes Israel being the state of the Jewish […]

Economic terrorism against Iranian nation not effective: Zarif

He made the remarks in a meeting with Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha on Monday morning. Zarif said that Iran pays great importance to ties with neighboring countries, adding that relations between Iran and Qatar can serve as an example for political ties between regional states. For his part, the Qatari […]

Iranian nation’s resistance has confused enemies: MP

MNA – A senior Iranian lawmaker praised the nation’s resistance against all the economic sanctions and pressures, noting that this resistance has puzzled the enemies. “Today the sworn enemies of the Islamic Establishment are puzzled by the way Iranian people behave and how they tolerate problems amid so many pressures and sanctions,” the Spokesman of […]

Trump to Address Nation on Mass Shootings, Says More Gun Control May Be Needed

By Tyler Durden In the wake of multiple mass shootings over the weekend, President Trump told reporters in Morristown Airport before departing for the White House on Sunday that “hate has no place in our country and we’re going to take care of it.” As The Hill reports, Congressional Democrats, 2020 presidential candidates and others have rushed to […]

Trump To Address Nation Monday Over Mass Shootings, Says More Gun Control May Be Needed

In the wake of multiple mass shootings over the weekend, President Trump told reporters in Morristown Airport before departing for the White House on Sunday that “hate has no place in our country and we’re going to take care of it.“ As The Hill reports, Congressional Democrats, 2020 presidential candidates and others […]

Israel, Japanese insurance firms join forces to tap into Startup Nation tech

Israel’s Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. and Japanese insurance corporation Tokio Marine Holdings Inc. will join forces to identify Israeli startups that provide cutting edge technologies in a variety of fields including insurance, fintech and health. According to the agreement, signed in Ramat Gan, Israel on Wednesday, the two companies will collaborate in […]

1,700 People Arrested in Nation-Wide Human Trafficking Sweep

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is cracking down on the multi-billion dollar business of human trafficking in the U.S. In June, 1,700 people were arrested nationwide for allegedly committing child sex and exploitation crimes as part of a nationwide DOJ initiative called, “Operation Broken Heart.” “As the perception of sexual exploitation of children continues […]

1,700 People Indicted, Arrested in Massive Nation-Wide Human Trafficking Sweep

(Support Free Thought) – (TCS) The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is cracking down on the multi-billion dollar business of human trafficking in the U.S. In June, 1,700 people were arrested nationwide for allegedly committing child sex and exploitation crimes as part of a nationwide DOJ initiative called, “Operation Broken Heart.” […]

So you think you know the Startup Nation?

Israeli Innovators at the UN Present Social Sustainability Initiatives The Start-up Nation is not all about tech. Although Israel’s ‘Silicone Wadi’ is best known for its hi-tech innovations and billion-dollar acquisitions, the tiny ecosystem in the Middle East has so much more to offer the world. This week, six business and social organizations representing Israel […]

Pirate Nation: Why Britain Hijacked Iranian Ship on Behalf of Washington

Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire Had Iran openly hijacked a vessel of any nation, for any reason, plying through waters anywhere on Earth, the US and its allies would immediately cite it as a provocation toward war. In fact, even without evidence, suspiciously timed attacks carried out last month on tankers passing through the Persian […]

‘Disgrace to French nation’: Greek ex-finance minister scraps with police at Paris airport (VIDEO)

“You are a disgrace to the French nation,” Varoufakis is heard saying to a French Border Police officer in footage posted on YouTube. The incident was filmed at Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport after the officer who was checking passports at the exit ramp from an Athens flight allegedly pushed the former finance minister. According to […]

Israeli Startup (Scale-up) Nation in the UK

As I am the on the commute — The Kav as Israelis call it, I spend a bit of time in the UK. During my last visit, I attended Innovate’19 which is the annual conference of UK Israel Business https://ukisrael.biz  who as per their Website “is the UK’s Israel business connector, nurturing the dynamic growth […]

Austria Poised to Become First EU Nation to Fully Ban Glyphosate

Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams Waking Times Austria is on track to become the first country in the European Union (EU) to fully ban the world’s most commonly used herbicide after the nation’s lower house of parliament passed a bill Tuesday that would outlaw all uses of glyphosate, which researchers and global health experts have tied […]

Supporting Iraqi nation, government Iran’s principled policy: Iran’s defense chief

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says supporting the Iraqi nation and government constitutes a “principled policy” of the Islamic Republic. “We consider Iraq’s security, stability, and advancement to be beneficial for the [entire] region, and have invariably defended it,” Hatami told his Iraqi counterpart, Najah Hassan Ali al-Shamma, on the phone on […]

Still a nation divided: 7 things to know for July 3

1. The angry protests over the police killing of an Ethiopian-Israeli teen that devolved into violence and acts of vandalism dominated the headlines in Israeli newspapers on Wednesday. The fatal shooting of 19-year-old Solomon Tekah on Sunday has drawn fresh accusations of racism and police brutality against Israel’s Ethiopian minority, and while some of Tuesday’s […]

Second in the Nation: Somerville City Council Passes Facial Recognition Ban

SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 27, 2019) – The Somerville city council voted Thursday to ban the use of facial recognition by police investigations and city departments. Following San Francisco, it’s now the second U.S. city to outlaw the technology. Somerville City Councilor Ben Ewen-Campen was the lead sponsor of the “Face Surveillance Full Ban […]

Uncle Sam Wants Your DNA: The FBI’s Diabolical Plan to Create a Nation of Suspects [Long Version]

“As more and more data flows from your body and brain to the smart machines via the biometric sensors, it will become easy for corporations and government agencies to know you, manipulate you, and make decisions on your behalf. “Even more importantly, they could decipher the deep mechanisms of all bodies and brains, and thereby […]

UAE refuses to accuse any nation of tanker attacks without ‘proof’ as US points finger at Iran

“We cannot accuse any nation at the moment because we don’t have indisputable proof,” Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE foreign minister said Wednesday during a joint media conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. If other nations have more concrete information, I am sure the international community will gladly hear […]

Hong Kong leader apologizes to nation as massive protests over extradition bill grip city

The huge march went ahead as planned on Sunday afternoon, a day after Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam made a stunning climedown by suspending the controversial bill indefinitely, just days after she vowed to see it through. Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered for one of the biggest demonstrations in decades to call for […]

India unveils Moon lander, set to become 4th nation to touch down on Earth’s satellite (PHOTO)

The Chandrayaan 2, a domestically-built spacecraft which will have an orbiter, a lander, and a rover, is set to lift off between July 9 and 16, Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has said. India’s second lunar mission is expected to reach and touch down on the Moon in September. It will study the lunar […]

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