Posts Tagged ‘counter’

Elderly Jewish deli worker back behind the counter after year of COVID

Jewish deli worker Len Berk, 91, is back slicing lox behind the counter at Zabar’s in Manhattan after a year at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the New York Post. Berk has worked at Zabar’s for the past 26 years since his retirement from his accounting job, but was put on leave for […]

Iran weighs counter-sanctions, stops cooperation with EU in key areas after Brussels blacklists officials over protest crackdown

Tehran will suspend its cooperation with Brussels in several areas, the foreign ministry has announced, in response to EU sanctions on Iranian military and police chiefs over the “lethal suppression” of protesters. Iran is considering reciprocal sanctions and will stop all “comprehensive talks” with the EU on human rights, terrorism, illicit drugs and refugees, foreign […]

China in Focus (April 9): New US Bill Aims to Counter Beijing Aggression

New U.S. legislation aims to counter communist China. The bill will confront nearly all of Beijing’s aggressive behavior. The White House says its upcoming renewable energy programs will create new U.S. jobs. But it seems the plan could make more jobs in China instead, and they could involve forced labor. The Philippines is invoking an […]

Listen to Adivasi voices and empower them to counter insurgency

The brutal Naxal attack on the security forces in Chhattishgarh is a reminder of how they have amassed huge weapons to ‘protect’ their zones. It is a complete intelligence failure on part of both the Central and state government who allowed this massive operation. This was the same region where even earlier the Maoists had […]

Int’l Council of Jewish Parliamentarians works to counter antisemitism

The International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians is being relaunched by the World Jewish Congress to combat “unrelenting waves of global antisemitism and attacks on democratic values,” the WJC said in a press release. US Senator Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada) will lead the forum. WJC president Ronald S. Lauder had asked her to assume the role. The […]

‘Gertler and associates would come to the bank, and a teller would take a sack and a bill counter up to management’

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: 5

Pfizer studies whether a third vaccine jab is needed to counter COVID-19 variants

Pfizer began studying whether a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine could offer protection against mutated versions of the virus, the company said on Thursday. The pharmaceutical giant said it will offer a third dose to 144 volunteers among participants in the vaccine’s early-stage testing in the United States last year. It wants to determine […]

To counter students’ lockdown atrophy, Israeli educators test the limits of COVID restrictions

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 00 Hits: 14

Beyond Slogans: Palestinians Need an Urgent, Centralized Strategy to Counter Israel in Africa

Arab normalization with Israel is expected to have serious consequences that go well beyond the limited and self-serving agendas of a few Arab countries. Thanks to the Arab normalizers, the doors are now flung wide open for new political actors to extend or cement ties with Israel at the expense of Palestine, without fearing any […]

UN Chief Urges Global Alliance To Counter Rise Of Neo-Nazis

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged coordinated global action on Monday to build an alliance against the growth and spread of neo-Nazism and white supremacy and the resurgence of xenophobia, anti-Semitism, and hate speech sparked partly by the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.N. chief also urged international action “to fight propaganda and disinformation.” And […]

TEN THOUSAND protesters decry Covid-19 curbs in Vienna, face counter-protest (VIDEOS)

Some 10,000 people marched through the center of the Austrian capital Vienna on Saturday to protest against restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of Covid-19, and to demand the resignation of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. Coronavirus skeptics took to the streets as Kurz and his government discussed the possibility of extending the ongoing third lockdown in […]

Eyeing Gulf Detente, Saudi Arabia Opens Summit With Call to Counter Iran Threat

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman welcomes Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani upon his arrival to attend the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) 41st Summit in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia January 5, 2021. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout Saudi Arabia‘s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman opened a Gulf Arab summit on Tuesday by taking […]

On Revolution and Counter-Revolution

January 03, 2021 by Francis Lee for The Saker Blog ‘‘A party of order or stability, and a party of progress and reform, are both the necessary elements of a healthy state of political life’’. Wise words – John Stuart Mill. But unfortunately not the reality in the present political dispensation. (1) It is interesting […]

Israel is the Worst Counter-Intelligence Threat to US in the Middle East

The FBI & Justice Department have declared Israel the 2nd most aggressive nation running espionage operations against the US… the US security establishment has always regarded Israel as its number one counter-intelligence threat in the Middle East… Israel sold U.S. war plans to the USSR… US intelligence officers say Mossad is a ‘second rate’ operation… […]

French counter-terrorism chief says TWO Islamist plots were thwarted in 2020, though FIVE attacks weren’t prevented

Authorities foiled two Islamist plots last year, France’s top counter-terrorism official has said. The country suffered five high-profile terrorist attacks in 2020, including the murder of Samuel Paty and the stabbing in Nice. “Two Sunni Islamist terrorist attacks were thwarted in 2020,” National Coordinator for Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism Laurent Nunez told Europe 1 radio station, […]

Britain’s Counter Terror Chief Calls For ‘National Debate’ On Criminalizing Doubts About Coronavirus Vaccine

The UK’s top counter-terrorism officer has called for a nationwide debate on the introduction of new laws to punish people who spread anti-vaccination ‘conspiracy therories’ Met Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said that there should be a discussion about whether it is “the correct thing for society to allow” people to spread “misinformation that could cost […]

Solutions: The Counter-economic Underground Railroad

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Watch on Archive / BitChute / LBRY / Minds / YouTube Derrick Broze of TheConsciousResistance.com joins us today to provide an update on the counter-economic underground railroad which we discussed last year. The first group has crossed the border and more people than ever are looking […]

TURKISH RISK INVESTMENTS IN LOCAL CONFLICTS AND PROSPECTS OF ARMENIAN COUNTER-OFFENSIVE IN KARABAKH

South Front [embedded content] In early November, the Azerbaijani-Turkish advance in the directions of the Lachin corridor and the town of Shusha in the Nagorno-Karabakh region slowed down. The main factors are the fierce resistance of Armenian forces, the complicated terrain, deteriorating weather conditions and overextended communications that run through recently captured territories, where Armenian […]

Azerbaijani-Armenian War: Counter-Offensive In The South And Iranian Factor

South Front [embedded content] On the evening of October 20, the Armenian Defense Ministry declared that they had launched a large-scale counter-offensive against the advancing Azerbaijani forces in the Khudaferin Reservoir area, in the southern part of the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Armenian sources claimed that the attack had caused heavy losses for the ‘enemy’ and had […]

The Stormtroops Of Regime Change And Counter-Revolution

[embedded content] South Front October 17, 2020 Written and produced by SF Team: J.Hawk, Daniel Deiss, Edwin Watson The West is facing an unprecedented threat to its hegemony, as more agile, innovative, and cohesive non-Western powers are growing by leaps and bounds, to the point of making a transition to a global non-Western hegemony for the […]

Counter-Coup Unarmed Community Organizing Resource List

An organizer and analyst we deeply respect, “Training for Change” co-founder George Lakey, recently suggested Voices help maintain a list of organizations in the U.S. which are helping people prepare for the possibility of a stolen election, a rigged election, or an outright coup following November 3rd voting in the U.S.. In a nation with […]

U.S. sends troops, armored vehicles to Syria to counter Russia

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Europe must act to counter ‘COVID-19 fatigue’ in fight against the virus: WHO

European states must fight back against “COVID-19 fatigue” as citizens – particularly young people – grow increasingly frustrated with measures such as social distancing, mask-wearing and lockdowns that have been used to combat the spread of the deadly virus. Speaking in Denmark, WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Henri Kluge said that fatigue during the […]

The Many Faces Of The Radical Right And How To Counter Their Threat

Above photo: Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ Rally’, August 12, 2017. By Anthony Crider from Flickr. CC BY 2.0. We should not assume that the radical right will collapse under the weight of its many internal conflicts and contradictions. A whole ecosystem has grown up around the radical right as it has surged in visibility this century. […]

The Many Faces Of The Radical Right And How To Counter Their Threat

Above photo: Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ Rally’, August 12, 2017. By Anthony Crider from Flickr. CC BY 2.0. We should not assume that the radical right will collapse under the weight of its many internal conflicts and contradictions. A whole ecosystem has grown up around the radical right as it has surged in visibility this century. […]

The Many Faces Of The Radical Right And How To Counter Their Threat

Above photo: Charlottesville ‘Unite the Right’ Rally’, August 12, 2017. By Anthony Crider from Flickr. CC BY 2.0. We should not assume that the radical right will collapse under the weight of its many internal conflicts and contradictions. A whole ecosystem has grown up around the radical right as it has surged in visibility this century. […]

Ego clashes and counter-terrorism: Behind the scenes of Israel-Gaza talks

Download App© Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, and analysis from Israel and the Middle East © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved 00 Hits: 5

Street Fights Against Antifa and BLM Are Counter-Productive

This weekend saw a number of conflicts in the streets between “the left” and “the right,” most notably in Michigan and Stone Mountain. Michigan had MAGAmen, Qtards, and Proud Boys battling it out with Antifa and other assorted leftists, including BLM. Stone Mountain had a similar makeup, but on “the right” there were more 3 […]

Tough measures launched in Tehran to counter US violation of Iran deal

June 5, The Iran Project – On Monday (June 4) Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to make preparations for enrichment of uranium up to a level of 190,000SWU without any delay. Addressing a ceremony held at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in south […]

Iran’s top General urges psych war tactics to counter US ‘Unending’ hostility

Tasnim – The US enmity towards the Iranian nation and the Islamic Revolution will never end, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said, calling for constant intelligence readiness and psychological operations to counteract the US plots. Addressing a group of Police commanders in Tehran on Sunday, Major General […]

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