Posts Tagged ‘southern’

Syria says Israel attacks areas around southern Damascus

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Southern Tombak export-service port goes operational

TEHRAN – Managing director of Pars Oil and Gas Company (POGC) announced that the first wharf of the Tombak export-service port in southwestern Bushehr Province has gone operational, Shana reported. According to Mohammad Meshkinfam, the mentioned wharf was officially put into operation by loading and exporting a 6,700-ton Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cargo from the […]

Gigantic kilim carpet unveiled in southern Iran

TEHRAN – A gigantic handwoven kilim carpet was unveiled on Sunday during an official ceremony held in the town of Ghirokarzin, southern Iran. “The kilim carpet, measuring 84 square meters (14 by 6 meters), was made in 35 days by eight prominent local weavers,” Ghirokarzin’s tourism chief, Mohamadjafar Ebrahimqiri said, IRIB reported. The colorful kilim […]

Hundreds of Thousands Running Out of Water in Southern China

Months of drought in southern and eastern China have left more than 300,000 people with drinking water shortages, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) reported on Sunday. Recorded rainfall since October in regions south of China’s Yangtze River has been 50 to 80 percent lower than usual, the Chinese Ministry of Water Resources said on February […]

Joe Biden’s ‘Catch and Release’ Policy Opens the Southern Border

President Joe Biden’s deputies are trying not to detain the rapidly rising inflow of economic migrants who are coming across Americans’ Southern border in search of blue-collar jobs, homes, and the Democrats’ dangled prize of American citizenship. “We will continue to use all current authorities to avoid keeping individuals in a congregate setting [detention] for […]

Tragesser: Biden Just Ended the National Emergency at Our Southern Border Despite an Impending Border Crisis

Last week, President Biden signed an executive order suspending the national emergency at our southern border. This emergency declaration helped provide funding and resources to help build more than 450 miles of border wall. With immigration officials reporting record surges of migration as well successes of the new wall system, the suspension is a significant misstep for the Biden administration and has also drawn legal concerns. The southern […]

Nationalist Symbol Planted on Shuttered Church in Southern India

India (International Christian Concern) – On Jan. 17, a saffron flag, a symbol of Hindu nationalism, was planted on a church in southern India that has been shut down for the past 10 months. The incident has left the local Christian community afraid that increased persecution is on the horizon. The incident took place in […]

Independent Church in Southern India Destroyed by Mob of Radicals

Photo Credit: Planemad/Wikipedia India (International Christian Concern) – Local sources report an under-construction church was demolished by a mob of radical Hindu nationalists in India’s Telangana state. According to the church’s pastor, the destruction of the church shattered a decades-long dream of his Christian community. On Jan. 20, a mob of radical Hindu nationalists, led […]

COVID-friendly cuddle room boosts pensioners in southern Italy

This mobile cuddle room is touring a province in southern Italy and offering respite to pensioners left isolated amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The inflatable installation allows retirement home residents to have contact with relatives without fear of picking up the virus. It has been operational in the province of Avellino, near Naples, since Christmas and […]

Teenager killed in massive brawl in southern Israel

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Waqf properties to undergo restoration in southern Iran 

TEHRAN –Several historical mortmain properties in the southern province of Fars will be restored in near future, an official with the province’s Endowments and Charity Affairs Organization has announced.  Most of the cisterns, mansions, caravanserais, mosques, and even shops scattered across the province are part of its religious endowments (waqf), Saeid Sharifi said on Saturday.  […]

The Southern state where Black voters are gaining in numbers, but not power

After fracturing over the past decade, political alliances have settled along racial lines because of defections of white Democrats. About 90 percent of white people in the state vote Republican, a higher share of conservative white voters than any other state, according to Tom Bonier, CEO of TargetSmart, a Democratic data firm. “What we’re seeing […]

Attention devoted to forgotten archaeological hill southern Iran 

TEHRAN – A demarcation project has been commenced on Tepe Mafinabad in southwest Tehran province, expecting to shield the archaeological hill from further damage. The mapping and demarcation project is to protect the ancient hill, which is situated in Eslamshahr, from any possible damage, and to prevent it from any illegal construction in its surrounding […]

Weekend Rainfall Causes Flash Floods In Southern Israel, Dozens Said Rescued

Rainfall on Saturday caused flash floods in the Dead Sea and Arava areas of southern Israel, requiring emergency services to rescue hikers stranded by the flooding. Due to the floods, police closed a portion of Route 90 along the Dead Sea to traffic in both directions. The nearby Ein Gedi nature reserve was also closed […]

Southern California Edison: 16,000+ Customers Still Without Power

Southern California Edison said Friday that over 16,000 customers are without power as the utility company continues its shutoffs due to what it claims are elevated windy conditions. The areas impacted by the shutoffs are Los Angeles Orange, Kern, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties. CBS Los Angeles notes: “Shutoffs are designed to reduce the risk of […]

Syria says Israel hits targets in southern Syria in second strike in a week

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2 killed as light plane crashes, burns in southern Israel

Two men were killed Tuesday afternoon as a light plane crashed and caught fire near Kibbutz Mishmar Hanegev in southern Israel, Hebrew-language media reported. The small aircraft crashed in an open field for an as-yet-unknown reason near the city of Rahat in the northern Negev region. Firefighters, paramedics and an air force helicopter arrived at […]

4-year-old bitten by crocodile in southern Israel suffers serious arm injury

A four-year-old boy was hospitalized with a serious arm injury on Saturday after he was bitten by a crocodile at a farm for the reptiles in the south of the country. The incident occurred at the Crocoloco crocodile farm at Ir Ovot in the Arava Desert, Channel 12 news reported. There were no details given […]

Two rockets launched from Gaza at southern and central Israel

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Christians in Southern India Brutally Attacked for Holding Prayer Meeting

Photo Credit: El Carito/Unsplash India (International Christian Concern) – On Nov. 4, five Christians were brutally attacked by radical Hindu nationalists in the Meerpet neighborhood of Hyderabad, India. The attack resulted in the Christian victims sustained multiple injuries. According to Pastor Steven Hanok, a 50-year-old Christian woman named Sadhya invited several members of the church, […]

Saudi-led coalition intercepts two explosive-laden boats in southern Red Sea

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Christian Family Attacked, Socially Boycotted in Southern India

Photo Credit: Charl Folcher/Unsplash India (International Christian Concern) – In late October, a Christian pastor and his family in southern India were attacked by a mob of Hindu religious fanatics. In the days following the attack, the fanatics falsely accused the pastor of committing blasphemy and instituted a social boycott against the Christian family. On […]

Israel reportedly strikes targets in southern Syria in first since mid-September

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First Greek Snake Altar To Underground Gods Found in Southern Turkey

Snakes are one of the most popular and feared symbols of ancient civilizations. Recently, a mysterious Greek snake altar has been discovered in Turkey, and it has caused considerable excitement in the archaeological community. The altar dates back over 2000 years and was found in the long-abandoned city of Patara. The Greek snake altar find […]

Gaza rockets rain on southern Israel morning after D.C. ceremony, IDF strike Strip

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Four men arrested in southern Italy after two British teenagers sexually assaulted

Police in southern Italy have arrested four men and are investigating another four on suspicion of sexually assaulting two British girls at a villa where a party was being held, authorities said on Friday. The 15-year-old girls, who spoke no Italian, met one of the male suspects after arriving with one of their older sisters […]

Woman murdered in southern Israel had complained about violence from brother, ex-husband

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Typhoon Haishen batters southern Japan

This is Japan being battered by winds of up to 144 kilometres-per-hour. Typhoon Haishen barrelled through the southern mainland, bringing powerful winds and drenching rain. It cut power to tens of thousands of homes and prompted authorities to call for some 1.8 million people to evacuate. But social distancing meant evacuation centres had their capacities […]

Typhoon Maysak sweeps over southern Japan

A powerful typhoon blew over Japan’s southernmost islands early Tuesday on course for Japan’s main southern island and later the Korean Peninsula. Warnings issued for the area around Okinawa, home to US military bases, described gusts strong enough to cause some homes to collapse and extremely high tides. The Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) said Typhoon […]

UN votes on extending mandate of peacekeepers in southern Lebanon

UNITED NATIONS — The UN Security Council is voting on a resolution that would extend the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon for a year but reduce its troop ceiling from 15,000 to 13,000 in response to US pressure. The French-drafted resolution also makes another concession to the Trump administration and its […]

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