Posts Tagged ‘commemorates’

Turkiye commemorates 101st anniversary of Victory Day

Turkiye, on Wednesday, commemorated the 101st anniversary of its Victory Day, marking the decisive defeat of the occupying Greek army in the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922, Anadolu Agency reports. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, senior government and high-ranking military officials, and the opposition leader laid a wreath at Anitkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, […]

Iran commemorates 55th death anniversary of Takhti

TEHRAN – Iran commemorated the 55th death anniversary of Iranian legendary wrestler Gholamreza Takhti. Source

GOP commemorates denialism day

Trump’s baseless claims about the outcome — and the idea that the Jan. 6 riot was something other than a violent assault on the halls of government — are no longer fringe elements of the GOP, but part of its DNA. Fully two-thirds of Republicans say they don’t view the riot at the Capitol as […]

Sayyed Nasrallah commemorates martyrdom of Soleimani, Al-Muhandis

January 3, 2022 Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah speaks on the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Major General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis. Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah speaking on the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Major General Qassem Soleimani and commander Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis on January 3, 2022 Speaking on the […]

Leadership 100 Commemorates 100th Anniversary of Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

Archibishop Elpidophoros will address the Leadership 100 conference in Florida. Credit: Leadership 100 The 31st Annual Leadership 100 Conference taking place on February 10-13, 2022 will be dedicated to the Centennial of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Opening at The Ritz-Carlton Naples in Naples, Florida the Leadership 100 Conference will bring together prominent members […]

Brazil event commemorates 600,000 COVID victims

An activist group held a memorial on Copacabana Beach on Friday as Brazil surpassed 600-thousand deaths from coronavirus. This milestone puts the country second in the world for lives lost to COVID-19, just behind the US. 600 white tissues were hung up across lines, symbolizing the death toll from the pandemic. The group, NGO Rio […]

Normandy commemorates D-Day with small crowds, but big heart

On D-Day, more than 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches code-named Omaha, Utah, Juno, Sword and Gold, carried by 7,000 boats. This year on June 6, the beaches stood vast and nearly empty as the sun emerged, exactly 77 years since the dawn invasion. For the second year in a row, anniversary commemorations are […]

Anzac Day: NAJEX commemorates with annual ceremony

Browse > Home / News / Anzac Day: NAJEX commemorates with annual ceremony April 23, 2021 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article At last Sunday’s annual communal Anzac Day ceremony organized by NAJEX, its Patron, the Governor of NSW Margaret Beazley presented meritorious service awards to two young Jewish volunteers with Rural Fire Service […]

Jacinda Ardern commemorates two years since Christchurch mosque massacre

On March 15 2019, on one of the country’s most traumatic days, 51 worshipers were killed at two Christchurch mosques by a white supremacist gunman, Australian Brenton Tarrant.  Ms Ardern addressed several hundred people who had gathered at the Christchurch Arena on Saturday, telling the crowd she had been lost for words while preparing her […]

Bahrain commemorates Holocaust, combats antisemitism

Bahrain is taking a lead in combatting antisemitism and also commemorating the Holocaust. The Kingdom, which has a small Jewish community and has played a key role in pushing tolerance, coexistence and peace with Israel, is at the forefront of these recent efforts. Former ambassador to the US Houda Nonoo of Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry put […]

Huge march commemorates Martin Luther King’s ‘dream’ speech

Months of widespread protests and unrest over the police killings of Black Americans culminated on Friday with a National March in Washington DC. Tens of thousands gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in the US capital which commemorates a 1963 civil rights march. The “Get Off Our Necks” campaign is about demanding equality and policing reforms. […]

Photos: Iran commemorates first anniversary of deadly mine blast

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 5 Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, May 5, and picked headlines… Source Article from

World commemorates Persian poet Sa’di

IRNA – Aficionados of literature across the world and in Persian-speaking countries are preparing to commemorate the world-renowned Persian poet and literary scholar of the medieval period Sheikh Sa’di on April 21. In Iran, Sa’di’s mausoleum in the southern city of Shiraz will host the festivities on April 20 and 21, with dozens of officials […]

Iran commemorates National Navy Day

November 30, The Iran Project – The Islamic Republic of Iran marks the National Navy Day on Nov. 28, commemorating the anniversary of the Operation Morvarid held by Iran on November 28-29, 1980 during Iran-Iraq War. During the operation, the biggest Iraqi oil terminal was destroyed, paralyzing more than 50 percent of combat power of […]

Iran commemorates victims of Black Friday massacre of 1979

Iran responds to US sanctions by ‘boosting its missile program’ Sputnik – Iran has responded to US sanctions by increasing the funding of its missile program, Vladimir Sazhin, an expert on Mideast… Source Article from

Video: Remembering the Nakba from Burj Barajneh refugee camp

In the Active Aging House of Burj Barajneh, a Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, the Nakba is still a vivid memory. Some of the center-goers were in their childhood when, in 1948, the ‘catastrophe’ befell the Palestinians and more than 750,000 were ousted from their homelands. Around 110,000 took refuge in Lebanon that, due to the proximity, became one […]

Iran won’t need permission on defense capabilities: Minister Dehqan

Iran’s defense minister says the country will not wait for permission from “others” to boost its defense capabilities after the US and its allies urge the UN to take action over Tehran’s missile tests.  Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said what constitutes Iran’s regular missile drills “is based on pre-arranged plans which are carried out in order to assess […]

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