Posts Tagged ‘season’

Pilgrims start arriving in Mecca ahead of Hajj season

Hundreds of thousands of Muslims began arriving in Mecca ahead of the Hajj pilgrimage, which traces the route Prophet Muhammad took 14 centuries ago. Over 1,600,000 pilgrims had arrived in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj, which begins on August 9, according to the Saudi Ministry of Haj. The majority of them are residing in […]

Squeal! Reps & Dems welcome carnival season with nationwide pig wrestling tour

“I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it” – George Bernard Shaw In the savage and ravaged post-Russiagate clown-scape, when many Americans are grappling with the realization they were duped for three years by the most outrageous conspiracy theory of modern times, it is […]

Urgent repair performed on old Airbus amid busy travel season in Iran

Technicians in Iran Air (Homa) have managed to repair an old Airbus in a matter of a single day, changing the engine of the aircraft with one fully serviced and refitted inside Iran and allowing it to resume flights amid a busy travel season. Homa’s senior repair technician Rahim Baghban said on Wednesday that […]

BEST OF THE WEB: In season 3, Stranger Things’ celebration of ’80s pop culture becomes a political ideology

We’re fighting the old wars again to see if they come out better this time    Warning: spoilers ahead for season 3 of Stranger Things The third season of Stranger Things, like the first two seasons, revels in the fun, funny, nostalgic detritus of 1980s pop culture. Much of the series’s action is set in […]

"Due To A Poor Harvest Season, We’re Experiencing Shortages On Many Canned Vegetable Items"

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, I know that this headline is alarming, but it is actually a direct quote from a notice that was recently posted in a Kroger supermarket.  And as you will see below, similar notices are being posted in the canned vegetable sections of Wal-Mart stores nationwide.  I would […]

Dracarys! Angry fans want to torch final ‘Game of Thrones’ season

The Change.org petition to “Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers” has attracted over 850,000 signatures and counting, and at this rate will reach over a million by the time the series’ finale airs on Sunday. For those who have lived under a rock this past decade, ‘Game of Thrones’ (GoT) is an […]

Petition for new writers to remake GoT final season reaches more than 350k signatures

The Change.org petition called “Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers” states that “David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have proven themselves to be woefully incompetent writers when they have no source material (i.e. the books) to fall back on.” READ MORE: Mother of drones: Game of Thrones heel turn sparks viral US foreign […]

Christmas in Bethlehem: ’tis the season for hasbara

The town of Bethlehem is geared up for the Christmas season. A net of lights strings from building to building, creating a canopy over the town’s famous Manger Square. An adorned Christmas tree with a life-sized nativity scene lies at the centre of the plaza. Groups of tourists and pilgrims go in and out of […]

Photos: Autumn season in Gilan province

Tasnim | Mohammad Ranjbar: Gilan province, with mostly mountainous, green and forested areas, is located in the north of Iran and lies along the Caspian Sea. It is beautiful all year round, especially in autumn.   Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/12/17/photos-autumn-season-in-gilan-province/ Related Posts Pilgrims start arriving in Mecca ahead of Hajj season Hundreds of thousands […]

This Holiday Season, I’m Standing in Solidarity With Migrants

December 17th, 2018 By Kerri Kennedy Guest writer for Wake Up World Mary and Joseph fled their country to keep their child alive. We should embrace families making the same difficult choice today. This holiday season — a time so often associated with bringing family together — my thoughts keep turning to the families in the […]

Five Things NOT To Gift To A Loved One This Holiday Season If You Have A Heart Or A Brain (Or A Soul)

By Patricia Burke If you or you loved one have a heart and a brain, including your dog, cat, gerbil, mouse, gecko, or parrot, there are a number of reasons why you might not want to give a wireless or surveillance-capable gift this year. Making a Mouse Through Better Chemistry? My high school chemistry teacher, […]

France-Israel propaganda "season" ends in failure

Ali Abunimah Activism and BDS Beat 3 December 2018 Activists protest outside French public television headquarters in Paris, 30 November, urging the broadcaster not to ”whitewash Israeli apartheid by transmitting the next Eurovision contest.” (BDS France) A major propaganda effort sponsored by the French and Israeli governments has been a failure, Israeli officials are acknowledging. The […]

As much as 17 inches of snow dumped on eastern North Dakota as early season snowstorm hits

     The first significant snow of the season has dumped as much as 17 inches in parts of eastern North Dakota. School buses are running 2 hours behind Thursday as drivers deal with the slippery roads. The National Weather Service says the highest snow totals are in Finley at 17 inches, in Hannaford at 16.5 […]

It’s the Flu Fear Propaganda Season All Over Again

Do you know flu propaganda when you see it? As Dr. Robert Scott Bell, of The Robert Scott Bell Show, contends, the great “flu fear” propaganda campaign is in full swing already. Indeed, it seems the push to make people afraid and go get their flu shots starts earlier every year. U.S. health officials recently […]

Iran’s police to use new drones for Arbaeen season security

Tasnim – Iranian Police commander said the Law Enforcement would utilize a series of new pilotless aircraft to patrol the borders and ensure the security of pilgrims visiting neighboring Iraq for Arbaeen. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said the 12 drones that the Police have recently received from the Defense Ministry […]

Early season storm dumps 2 feet of snow at Brian Head Resort, Utah

     It’s been dumping since Saturday at Brian Head Resort and Mike Saemisch (AKA @LifeOfBrianHead) indicated this morning that there’s a settled base of 20″. The snow is massive, especially considering how early it is in the season for the southern Utah ski destination. There’s even been a local or two who’ve grabbed their first […]

First snow of the season at Wheeler Peak, New Mexico and Purgatory Resort, Colorado

     New Mexico and Colorado are getting a taste of winter. The first snow of the season is here. A picture from Purgatory Resort shows three inches on the ground, and the ski resort is hopeful they could have as much as 13 inches by Thursday. New Mexico is getting a taste, too. Monday morning, […]

Open Season on Russians

By Finian Cunningham from Sputnik The ordeal imposed on Russian citizens traveling or sojourning in Western states shows that hysterical Russophobia and official paranoia is out of control. It’s “open season” to criminalize all Russians. “There is evidence that the British are running a covert assassination campaign against Russian exiles in Britain for precisely the purpose of smearing the Kremlin.” […]

Poachers declare open season on elephants: 87 carcasses found near wildlife sanctuary in Botswana

     Scores of elephant carcasses have been found near a wildlife sanctuary in Botswana in what conservationists say is the largest case of poaching ever seen in Africa. Elephants Without Borders is conducting an aerial survey in the area near Okavango Delta and found many of the elephants were killed in the last fortnight and […]

2018 now worst fire season on record for British Columbia as state of emergency extended

     Close to 13,000 sq km of province has burned, breaking record set in 2017 The B.C. government has extended the provincial state of emergency because of wildfires that have now burned more area than any other season on record. As of Tuesday, more than 12,984 square kilometres of the province had burned, pushing past […]

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