Posts Tagged ‘battle’

Queen versus Knave: The Battle for the Soul of the United Kingdom

The death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, after a long and fulfilling life as consort to Queen Elizabeth II, provoked the usual debates about whether the British monarchy should continue, and what it actually does. Then just when everyone was getting involved in these debates they were given a sharp reminder of why the […]

Israel does not want to deal with a Gaza battle right now, and Hamas knows it

Israel’s leadership had wanted to focus on other things: the formation of a government, the ongoing fight against Iranian entrenchment in Syria, the Biden administration’s plans to reenter the 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran. Instead, for the past three days, all eyes have been on a Jerusalem racked by internecine violence and the Gaza Strip, […]

Scotland’s Great Tragedy: The Bloody Battle of Flodden

Throughout history, grand battles were often deemed necessary when ambitious nations were forming. They served as a crucible on which an identity of a people was forged and preserved. The history of both England and  Scotland is filled with countless battles, standing as a testament to their  tenacity and will for independence. The grandiose Battle of Flodden, […]

Arsenal of Knight’s Weaponry found from Epic Battle of Grunwald

It was in 2018  that dozens of explorers, archaeologists and historians from Poland and abroad, congregated to conduct an archaeological research project on the legendary  Battle of Grunwald . This group included amateurs with metal detectors as well, who were there out of curiosity and wonder. The finds of the medieval battle have been nothing short […]

A battle for hearts and minds is waging in the Golan Heights. And Israel is winning

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 3

The Americans’ battle in Yemen is reeling in Marib معركة الأميركيّين في اليمن تترنّح في مأرب

** Please scroll down for the ADJUSTED English Machine translation ** 21/4/2021 د. وفيق إبراهيم هناك مَن يعتقد أن هزيمة قوات هادي الموالية للسعودية في مارب هي أكبر من هزيمة للمشروع الأميركي – السعودي في اليمن. فمأرب التي حقق أنصار الله تقدماً ملحوظاً في معظم اتجاهاتها ليس مجرد ناحية جغرافية تتمتع بمميزات بشرية ونفطية وموقع جغرافي هام […]

Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno Killed In Battle After 30 Years In Power: Military

N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno, who ruled the central African nation for more than three decades, was killed Tuesday on the battlefield in a fight against rebels, the country’s top military commander announced on national television and radio. The stunning announcement came just hours after electoral officials had declared Deby the […]

Republicans lean into uphill battle against 2 little-known Biden nominees

Kristen Clarke delivers remarks after being nominated to be civil rights division assistant attorney general. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Republicans are betting that their voters are paying attention, despite the high likelihood that both women eventually will be confirmed to Biden’s DOJ. As they make the broader case against Biden’s bipartisan brand, Republican senators view […]

معركة تحرير مأرب… أهميتها وتداعياتها The battle to liberate Marib … its significance and repercussions

** Please scroll down for the English Machine translation ** حسن حردان طرح البدء بمعركة تحرير مدينة مأرب، التساؤلات حول مدى أهميتها وتداعياتها على مسار الحرب والتسوية السياسية ومستقبل اليمن، لا سيما أنّ التقدّم الكبير الحاصل في الميدان الذي يحققه تحالف اللجان الشعبية والجيش اليمني قد أدّى إلى رفع منسوب درجة اهتمام الدول الغربية بمجرياتها.. لما لذلك […]

Australia’s PM Honors 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete in Greece

Greek-Australians parading. Credit: Chris Phutully/ CC BY 2.0 Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a statement recently to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete in Greece during World War II. The Australian PM addressed his message to the Cretan Association of Sydney and New South Wales, a very active organization of Greek […]

Rioters battle police in Belfast as Brexit stokes tensions in Northern Ireland

BELFAST, United Kingdom — Rioters waged a running battle with police in Belfast on Thursday night, tossing gasoline bombs, setting fires and dodging jets from water cannon, as a week of unrest showed no sign of letting up. Hundreds of boys and young men gathered from early evening in a western neighborhood in the Northern […]

The floating Iranian Red Sea base Israel hit as naval battle escalates

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Jewish union chief sees battle to organize Amazon workers as modern-day Passover story

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Anti-Netanyahu protesters won the street battle. But can they win the election?

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 7

Hector of Troy: The Battle for Peace and the Wrath of Achilles

Homer’s epic  Illiad tells the mythical story of the legendary 10-year  Trojan War  between the Trojans and the Greeks, which erupted after the beautiful Helen, wife of King Menelaus, was taken by Paris, son of King Priam of Troy. In classical mythology, Hector was a heroic super-warrior, who tried to protect his city from the havoc […]

The next big battle in U.S. Jewish politics: who will be Biden’s antisemitism envoy

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Trump dives into battle for Senate

In reality, the GOP’s worst-case scenario would be running campaign operations at odds with Trump in must-win states across the country next year. With that in mind, Republican senators are making a fresh effort to ensure they and Trump are aligned as much as possible — especially given lingering tensions between the ex-president, their leadership […]

Our Era’s Defining Battle: Facts vs. Misinformation

Given that, you might expect Kathleen Hall Jamieson to despair. She’s the co-founder of FactCheck.org and an academic at the University of Pennsylvania whose research on rhetoric and politics not only helped give rise to the “fact check” movement in American journalism over the past several decades but refined it into something much more effective […]

Israeli-US Airstrikes On Syria Part Of Battle Over Iran Nuclear Deal Decision

Despite the recent airstrikes on Eastern Syria having represented a continuation of the same old aggressive US foreign policy in the Middle-East, the strikes may have been more about playing politics with Iran than any sort of strategic gain. US President Joe Biden’s airstrikes against the Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) in Eastern Syria last week […]

Bloody Battle Between African, Balkan Gangs in Small Swiss City

    An ongoing conflict between gangs of Africans and Kosovars has led to a shooting in Delémont, a minor Swiss city near the French border. Members of both groups engaged in battle on Sunday night, according to 20 Minutes. Armed with bats, knifes, and other weapons, the rival factions squared off in the cantonal […]

IDF faces battle over bearded soldiers who choose not to shave

AFP — Israel’s military is facing a challenge on the home front unrelated to traditional threats against the Jewish state: it’s over facial hair, and activists say the army’s future is at stake. Bar Pinto and Gilad Levi, two red-bearded 29-year-olds, have founded “Beard Exemptions for All” (“Ptor Zakan Lekulam” in Hebrew), a campaign challenging […]

How California’s Jewish community won the battle over the state’s ethnic studies program

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00 Hits: 0

Battle for Marib: Yemeni Army Close to Retaking City from Saudi-led Forces

By Staff, Agencies Victory appears to be on the horizon in the heated battle for Yemen’s strategic central province of Marib as army troops, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have reportedly taken control of most areas there and dislodged Saudi-led coalition forces and Riyadh-backed militants from those regions. A Yemeni military source told […]

Ma’rib battle: Yemeni army close to retaking city from Saudi-led forces

Victory appears to be on the horizon in the heated battle for Yemen’s strategic central province of Ma’rib as army troops, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have reportedly taken control of most areas there and dislodged Saudi-led coalition forces and Riyadh-backed militants from those regions. A Yemeni military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, […]

New book shows how Israel’s fate was decided at the battle of El Alamein

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Jewish communities in Texas battle lowest temperatures in century

WASHINGTON – As Texas is experiencing the lowest temperatures in 100 years, local communities’ volunteers are reaching out to make sure that seniors are safe and to distribute hot meals for those in need. Mariam Feist, CEO and President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, told The Jerusalem Post that people were without power […]

Pay up, Zuck: Canada allies with Australia in ‘battle’ against Facebook over news content

Following Australia’s lead, Canada has announced that it aims to force Facebook to pay for news content. Ottawa said it would not be intimidated if the tech giant seeks retribution. Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault said on Thursday that he would begin drafting legislation that could resemble Australia’s bid to make Facebook and other companies […]

IDF appoints commander to coordinate battle against ICC

Browse > Home / News / IDF appoints commander to coordinate battle against ICC February 9, 2021 by   Read on for article As a result of the decision on Friday by the International Criminal Court at The Hague that a Palestinian state exists in Judea, Samaria, Gaza and eastern Jerusalem, where it has jurisdiction […]

Netanyahu faces a legal battle, but it’s not the trial he’s fighting

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This picture shows how Israel’s COVID battle is spiraling out of control

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