Posts Tagged ‘cemeteries’

Haunting Photos Show Cemeteries, Homes Buried In Ash From Spanish Volcano

CUMBRE VIEJA EXCLUSION ZONE, Canary Islands (AP) — A child’s swing. A fountain in a courtyard. A tray of glasses abandoned under the duress of escape. All will disappear as a blizzard of dark ash blows from a volcano on La Palma island and drifts to the ground inch by inch, foot by foot. Inside […]

Poland opens COVID-19 vaccination centres near cemeteries for those visiting loved ones

Poland’s health ministry extended its COVID-19 vaccination campaign to cemeteries across the country, as people head to the graveyards for All Saints’ Day. Polish cemeteries reopened after authorities decided to close them a year ago due to coronavirus restrictions, much to the dismay of the faithful and florists. “Last year it was a huge disaster. […]

Sabras, cemeteries and sovereignty: 73 years of the country with two histories

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Do All Dogs Go To Heaven? Pet Cemeteries and Belief in an Animal Afterlife

The loss of a pet is always tragic. However the way we have treated our pets after their death and the beliefs we hold about what happens after our cherished animal is gone have changed over the years. A researcher in England decided to explore pet cemeteries to see how these solemn sites reflect our […]

Grave Robbers Steal Bones from Miami’s Historic Cemeteries

Grave Robbers Steal Bones from Miami’s Historic Cemeteries June 6th, 2018 Via: Miami Herald: Kennedy, who lives in the small office at the center of the 10-acre Lincoln property in Brownsville, nightly chases away drug addicts, homeless people, prostitutes, vandals, bone burglars and Santeria […]

Israeli cemeteries in the West Bank send a message– Settlers are never leaving

Abed al-Karim Zubeidi has seen thousands of acres of land in the Salfit district of the occupied West Bank consumed by illegal Israeli settlements and Israel’s separation wall over the years. As the mayor of Salfit, each Israeli development in the area has chipped away at his hope for the future. Most recently, Israel announced […]

‘You filled cemeteries with our children’: Anti-terrorist Ramadan video goes viral on YouTube

The video, featuring Hussain Al Jassmi, an Arabic-language singer from the United Arab Emirates, was released on YouTube by Kuwaiti mobile telecommunications company Zain on Friday. The release coincided with the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which started on May 26 this year. The video starts with impassioned lines from a child […]

Israel Cuts Bethlehem Power over PA Debt

IMEMC : Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) cut off power to the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem on Monday afternoon, reportedly as a warning over the Palestinian Authority’s mounting debt. IDF troops in Bethlehem (archives) Hisham al-Omari, the head of the Jerusalem District Electricity Company (JDECO), told Ma’an News Agency that the cut had originally […]

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