Posts Tagged ‘region’

US airstrikes ‘strengthen & expand’ terrorist activities in the region, Iran says

The recent US airstrikes on Iran-backed militias in Syria has shown that Washington is seeking to “revive” terrorism in the region and support now-shattered Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), a senior Iranian official has said. The airstrike on militias stationed on Syria’s border with Iraq commissioned by US President Joe Biden earlier this week, was […]

US Holocaust Memorial Museum Presents ‘2021 Western Region Virtual Event’ On March 11

At this historic time for reflection and action – members of the Western Region community supporting the efforts of the D.C.-based U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) will come together virtually on March 11 at 7 p.m. PT. The COVID-19 pandemic rapidly changed much of how the USHMM does its work, but not why it’s done. […]

After genocide, Yazidis’ region is in Turkey and Iran’s crosshairs

In August 2014 Islamic State extremists attacked the region of Sinjar in northern Iraq. This area consists of flat plains around a long mountain that is shaped like an oval. The region is desolate and on the border with Syria. ISIS targeted the Yazidis for extermination and slavery. While the genocidal attacks on Yazidis motivated […]

Catalonia election: Abstentions expected as region goes to polls despite pandemic

Catalonia goes to the polls on Sunday for an election that Madrid hopes will unseat the region’s ruling separatists. More than three years ago they failed to break away from Spain by holding an illegal referendum. This vote could see a high level of abstentions as the country battles a third wave of the pandemic. […]

Iran a successful model for the region: ex-Lebanese minister

TEHRAN – Noting that the world is looking to Iran as an inspiring example for Islamic movements, former Lebanese labor minister Tarad Hamadeh says that the Islamic Republic founded a successful model for the region. “There is no doubt that the Islamic Revolution due to importance and status of Iran will have an impact on […]

Brazil’s Amazon region suffers deadly lack of oxygen supplies amid COVID pandemic

Doctors in a Brazil city are grappling with a shortage of oxygen stocks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Manaus is an isolated city of two million people and it’s difficult to import supplies. The lack of supplemental oxygen is affecting COVID-19 patients and those that don’t have the virus alike. One of the cemeteries in Manaus […]

Region in Siberia has longest cold spell for 14 years

The Siberian region of Yakutia has experienced its longest cold spell in fourteen years. Temperatures dipped below 40℃ over a month ago, an abnormally long period even for this northern region. And there is no respite on the horizon. The mercury is set to plunge to -50℃ and school children have been released from classes […]

Hospitals struck by artillery in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, according to humanitarian report

Many of the hospitals in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region have been struck by artillery during the two months of fighting, according to the first humanitarian assessment of the devastation as aid begins to arrive with desperately needed supplies. The scale of the damage has been largely unknown while Ethiopian forces pursue and clash with those […]

Quds Force chief: Americans must be expelled from the region

TEHRAN – Chief of the IRGC Quds Force Brigadier General Esmaeil Ghaani said on Wednesday that the Americans must be expelled from the region. Ghaani said the unreal grandeur of the global arrogance must be revealed, adding that the followers of Iran’s anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani will expel the Americans from the region. […]

Iraq is rapidly becoming the region’s next failed state

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Over 100 people killed in attack in Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region

More than 100 people were killed in a shooting attack on Wednesday in Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region, the state-appointed human rights commission said.Gunmen shot people in the Bulen area of the region, in western Ethiopia, and set on fire the homes of sleeping residents, the commission said in a statement. Gashu Dugaz, a senior security official […]

Biden will continue ‘record arms sales to the region’: Georgetown University professor

TEHRAN – Director of the Center for International and Regional Studies at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Qatar says the incoming Biden administration will continue “close relations and cooperation” with Israel, the Persian Gulf Arab states and maintain “record arms sales to the region”.  Mehran Kamrava also says, “If Tehran indicates that it […]

Ethiopian PM orders army to attack Tigray region’s capital

Ethiopia’s prime minister ordered the army to attack the capital of the Tigray region after a 72-hour ultimatum for the region’s ruling party to surrender expired. Abiy Ahmed, last year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, ordered the federal troops to move on Mekelle after weeks of fighting in the semi-autonomous region. In a statement, Ahmed said […]

Ethiopia to begin ‘final phase’ of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI – The Ethiopian military will begin the “final phase” of an offensive in the rebellious northern Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, hours after an ultimatum for Tigray forces to surrender expired.The government gave the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) 72 hours on Sunday to lay down their arms or […]

Blinken: Israel is ‘anchor and foundation for democracy in the region’

Tony Blinken is Joe Biden’s choice to be secretary of state and he brings long loyalty to Biden to the job as well as a highly polished internationalism, which entails active engagement with allies, and yes, militarism. Biden supported the Iraq war and the Yemen slaughter with Blinken huddled at his side (Blinken gets low […]

Syria’s war-torn Idlib region sees ‘a new terror’ threat from COVID-19

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Coronavirus: French region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes to carry out mass testing before Christmas

The French region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes is set to carry out mass COVID-19 testing in the run-up to Christmas, the area’s top official has announced. Residents will be able to take the tests, which are voluntary, “Our objective is to test as many people as possible in one week, Laurent Wauquiez said. He added that […]

Joint List chief: Israel’s occupation, not Iran, is region’s main problem

MK Ayman Odeh, head of the majority-Arab Joint List Knesset faction, has said Israel’s normalization agreements with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were based on a “twisted logic,” and insisted that the Palestinian issue, rather than Iran, should be the region’s main concern. On Thursday the Joint List was the sole Knesset faction to […]

Missile fired in Turkey’s Black Sea region where S-400 tests were expected

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France to impose 9pm curfew on Paris region and other French cities

France is to reimpose a ‘state of health emergency’ in a bid to tackle its worsening coronavirus epidemic. A “curfew” will be introduced in and around Paris and eight other main cities from this weekend, from 9pm until 6am in the morning. It will kick-in from midnight on October 17 and will last for four […]

Assad says Russian bases in Syria keep balance of power in region

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Turkey hopes Azerbaijan will ‘free’ disputed region from ‘Armenian occupation’ despite being 91% Armenian

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will stand with Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh, calling on Baku to continue its assault and re-take control of the region. Erdogan reiterated Ankara’s “full support” for its ally during his Friday speech at the inauguration of a city hospital […]

Elongated Skulls Found in Completely New Region of Peru

Five sets of human skeletal remains have been discovered by investigators in Peru and, surprisingly, two of the five have elongated skulls. The find has been made in an area where this type of skull has never been found before. To add to the story, local knowledge speaks of a race of ‘Gentiles’ (pronounced ‘jenteelez’), […]

Netanyahu welcomes Sudan’s openness to peace deal: ‘The whole region will benefit’

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Deputy FM: US arms ban extension on Iran to kill JCPOA, stir new chaos in region

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FNA – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mohsen Baharvand said the United States is attempting to destroy Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and cause turmoil in the region, adding that this irrational conduct will end in failure of nations in the region and beyond. Bahravand referred to the recent efforts by the US to extend […]

The Palestinian context will rule the region, so be patient السياق الفلسطيني سيحكم المنطقة فانتظروا

 The Palestinian context will rule the region, so be patient مايو 18, 2018 Written by Nasser Kandil, Those who expect that the confrontation ignited by the Palestinian people is meaningless and that the generous sacrifices are for free do not pay attention to the spiritual fact illustrated in the past two days that America and […]

‘You Are a Terror State’: Erdogan Says israel Pushing Region Into War

‘You Are a Terror State’: Erdogan Says Israel Pushing Region Into War Editor’s note:  The importance of this is that the statement was made to the Turkish “approved” state press and then republished in the Russian “approved” state press. Take the clock back only a couple of days and we have Benny Netanyahu with Putin […]

Chutzpah: ‘Israel’s Nuclear Weapons Have a Stabilizing Effect on the Region’ – Jewish ‘Scholar’

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Iran not to seek US permission to operate in region

Hojatoleslam Kazem Seddiqi started this week’s Friday prayers ceremony in Tehran by referring to the issue of Islamic hijab, warning that the enemies are going to create another ‘sedition’ in the country through bringing up the issue of hijab in Iran. Referring to some pressures from outside in order to put Iran into trouble through […]

4 important trips for future of nuclear deal, region

IRNA – The three issues of the nuclear deal, the Iranian missiles, and Iran’s role in the region are among the most important challenges of the EU, the US, and their key allies, i.e. the Saudis and the Zionist regime. While the European policy is to keep the nuclear deal and to limit Iran’s leverage […]

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