Posts Tagged ‘closes’

Pitzer College Closes Study Abroad Program With Complicit Haifa University

Pitzer College Closes Study Abroad Program With Complicit Haifa University Update The University of Haifa has provided equipment to Israeli soldiers carrying out the #GazaGenocide, hosts three Israeli military colleges, and the Israeli military base of Glilot is an extension of the university. Academic Boycott April 2, 2024 By:  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural […]

Washington Monument closes due to strong winds

The Washington Monument closed on Sunday because of high winds, the National Mall National Park Service (NPS) announced on social media. The NPS later clarified that the monument itself was not at risk but that it was closing to make sure visitors were not standing in line for a prolonged period during that weather. “That’s… […]


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South Africa cuts all ties with Israel due to Gaza war, Closes Embassy

    South Africa’s Parliament has voted in favour of a motion calling for the closure of Israel’s embassy in Pretoria and the suspension of diplomatic ties as tensions soar between the two countries over the Israeli assault on Gaza. The action is largely symbolic because it will be up to President Cyril Ramaphosa‘s government […]

Egypt reinforces Gaza border with concrete barriers as it ‘indefinitely’ closes Rafah crossing

Egypt is continuing to keep its border with the Gaza Strip closed to Palestinians attempting to flee the Israeli bombardment of the territory, completing the construction of its concrete wall in the process. Since the start of the Israeli aerial assault on Gaza which began after an offensive operation by the Palestinian resistance group last […]

Gaza Crisis Escalates: Israel Cuts Off Essentials, Egypt Closes Exit, and 2 Million People Trapped

Gaza Crisis Escalates: Israel Cuts Off Essentials, Egypt Closes Exit, and 2 Million People Trapped Source

Israel closes all checkpoints in Nablus, installs iron barriers

The Israeli occupation army this morning imposed heightened security measures by shutting down all military checkpoints and installing iron barriers surrounding the northern West Bank city of Nablus, reported Wafa news agency. According to local witnesses, the occupying forces sealed off the Deir Sharaf checkpoint situated along a major road linking Nablus, Jenin and Tulkarm, and interrogated […]

US, French warplanes grounded as Niger closes airspace  

TEHRAN – Developments in Niger are moving very fluidly amid fears of a wider military escalation.  Source

Concerned about fake news and hate speech, Sweden’s public radio closes Twitter accounts

Sveriges Radio has been scaling back its Twitter presence over several years, citing a drop in engagement and conversation around its Tweets. Source

Joe Biden Closes Ireland Visit With Perfect Music Choice And Raucous Crowd

A fitting anthem played before the U.S. president addressed the 27,000 who gathered for the concluding event of his overseas trip. Source

Whole Foods Closes Its “Flagship” San Fran Store After Just A Year Due To Crime

It’s yet another story of a major company leaving a U.S. city: this time, it’s a Whole Foods in San Francisco that is closing after barely being open for a year. The location in question is a 64,000 “flagship” Whole Foods store that you just know the company wouldn’t be closing down unless things truly […]

McDonald’s Temporarily Closes U.S. Offices as It Prepares for Layoffs

The fast-food megacorporation McDonald’s has temporarily closed its U.S. offices in preparation for a wave of layoffs as part of the company’s restructuring plan. Source

Peru Closes Machu Picchu As Anti-Government Protests Grow

Peru has indefinitely shut its iconic tourist site Machu Picchu in the latest sign that anti-government protests are increasingly engulfing the South American country. Source

Berlin Zoo Closes Door To Visitors Aver Bird Tests Positive For Avian Flu

Zoos in other German cities, including Greifswald, Karlsruhe, Rostock and Heidelberg, have also recently been hit with cases. Source

Twitter Temporarily Closes Offices, Suspends Badge Access Amid Layoffs: Report

Twitter Inc. on Thursday announced it was temporarily closing its offices, effectively immediately, and suspending all employee badge access. In a message sent to employees and published by the BBC, Twitter said its offices would reopen on Nov. 21, without providing a reason behind the temporary shutdown. “Hi, effective immediately, we are temporarily closing our […]

Hundreds of migrants in limbo as Italy closes ports to NGOs

NGOs have condemned Italy’s decision to block its ports to humanitarian vessels, as hundreds of migrants remain stranded at sea waiting for safe passage. Source

Italy’s Far-Right Govt Closes Ports To Migrant Rescue Ships, Leaving Hundreds In Limbo

Two German-run migrant rescue ships carrying nearly 300 rescued people are waiting off the eastern coast of Sicily. Source

Iran closes borders on Arbaeen pilgrims on health, security concerns

TEHRAN – All border crossings leading to Iraq have been closed on Arbaeen pilgrims due to the worrying situation of health and security inside Iraq. In the wake of worrying incidents that happened at the Shalamcheh and Mehran borders and serious threats to the health and security of the pilgrims, high-ranking officials decided to close […]

Energy crisis: France closes 30 swimming pools amid soaring heating bills

Dozens of swimming pools have closed in France because of an explosion in energy costs. Often heated by gas, pools are very energy-intensive and bear the full brunt of rising prices, worsened as a result of Russia’s war in Ukraine.  Vert Marine, which is closing 29 swimming pools across the country, said its energy bills […]

Iran-backed Iraq militia closes its offices after Basra violence

The leader of Iraq’s Iran-backed Asaib Ahl Al-Haq militia, Qais Al-Khazali, yesterday ordered the closure of the militia’s offices across the country following violent clashes that erupted in the southern city of Basra during which four people were killed. In a statement posted on Twitter, Al-Khazali ordered the closure of the militia’s offices until further […]

Another Major Food Processing Plant Closes amid Long List of Closures across U.S.

Another major U.S. food processing plant will be closing down in Campbell County, Tennessee, as closures over the few months hit a record high. George’s Prepared Foods announced its chicken processing plant would cease operations […] The post Another Major Food Processing Plant Closes amid Long List of Closures across U.S. appeared first on News […]

China’s annual parliamentary session closes in Beijing

China’s yearly parliamentary session closes at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The annual meeting is a week of highly choreographed meetings laying out the party’s political priorities, economic expectations, and foreign policy goals, and this edition comes in a year in which President Xi Jinping intends to further cement his grip on […]

Saudi closes private medical clinics after health violations

Over 200,000 inspections were carried out in Riyadh leading to the closure of 3,349 private medical facilities February 28, 2022 at 1:21 pm Saudi: Our flag must not be lowered Show Comments Related Source

Border Agency Closes Two Atlantic Offices Due to COVID-19 Infections, Close Contacts

OTTAWA—Canada’s border agency said it is temporarily closing two ports of entry in the Atlantic region due to COVID−19. The Canada Border Services Agency said the affected offices are in Bathurst, N.B., and Charlottetown, P.E.I. CBSA spokeswoman Judith Gadbois−St−Cyr said service at the offices is being suspended because of COVID−19 infections and close contacts among […]

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy News Site Closes After Raid, Arrests

HONG KONG (AP) — A vocal pro-democracy website in Hong Kong shut down Wednesday after police raided its office and arrested six current and former editors and board members in a continuing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. Stand News said in a statement that its website and social media are no longer […]

Major Storm Dumps Snow, Closes Mountain Routes in California

COLFAX, Calif.—A major Christmas weekend storm caused whiteout conditions and closed key highways amid blowing snow in mountains of Northern California and Nevada, with forecasters warning that travel in the Sierra Nevada could be difficult for several days. Authorities near Reno said three people were injured in a 20-car pileup on Interstate 395, where drivers […]

Astoria’s Zenon Taverna Closes After 33 Years in Business

After 33 years in business, Zenon Taverna in Astoria closed its doors on November 28. Credit: Meta/Facebook/ZenonTaverna Zenon Taverna, a staple of Greek and Cypriot cuisine for the Astoria community of Queens, New York for more than 33 years, served its last customer at the end of November. According to the Zenon Taverna website, the […]

New York ER Closes As Employees Refuse To Comply With Vaccine Mandate

Nurses and officials at the Children’s hospital where all the kids injured in the horrific Waukesha car attack were taken have revealed that treatment is being hampered by a staff shortage brought on by the COVID vaccine mandate. The sources say that the Children’s Wisconsin Milwaukee Hospital struggled to care for 18 children rushed there in […]

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