Posts Tagged ‘holds’

NYSE holds minute of silence for 9/11 victims

The New York Stock Exchange held a minute of silence to remember the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Family members of two victims that died on 9/11, Thomas Sullivan and Robert Sutcliffe, were in place to ring the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell, on the eve of the 20th Anniversary of the 2001 attacks […]

Afghanistan FM holds talks with Iranian counterpart

Afghanistan FM holds talks with Iranian counterpart – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Afghan Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar has congratulated his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian on winning Parliament’s endorsement to become Iran’s foreign minister. The top Afghan diplomat expressed confidence that Amir Abdollahian’s appointment to the post will pave the road for further expansion of […]

Pakistani FM holds Afghanistan talks in Tehran

Pakistani FM holds Afghanistan talks in Tehran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi met on Thursday with high-ranking Iranian officials to mainly discuss the mayhem in Afghanistan after the Taliban took over Kabul on August 16. Qureshi arrived in Tehran on Thursday after visiting Turkmenistan. In Tehran, the top Pakistani diplomat […]

Detainee Says China Has Secret Jail In Dubai, Holds Uyghurs

A young Chinese woman says she was held for eight days at a Chinese-run secret detention facility in Dubai along with at least two Uyghurs, in what may be the first evidence that China is operating a so-called “black site” beyond its borders. The woman, 26-year-old Wu Huan, was on the run to avoid extradition […]

Mayor of Camden, NJ Holds ‘COVID-19 Vaccine Parade’ Complete With Marching Band and Shots

(NJ Spotlight News) — Camden Mayor Vic Carstarphen held a COVID-19 vaccine parade on Tuesday. Medical workers and a mobile unit traveled the city’s streets, knocking on doors and providing vaccines to people on the spot. The County Fire Department and the Camden High School Marching Band also joined in. Continue reading this story >> […]

Hero: Obama Holds Superspreader Event On Climate Change-Endangered Property To Show People What Not To Do

Hero: Obama Holds Superspreader Event On Climate Change-Endangered Property To Show People What Not To Do EDGARTOWN, MA—Is this guy great, or what? According to sources in Martha’s Vineyard, former President Obama is throwing a huge birthday bash with 700 guests at a seaside mansion that will likely be underwater due to climate change any minute […]

To Get Kids Interested In The Vaccine, Biden Holds Photo Op With Teen Pop Sensation Hanson

To Get Kids Interested In The Vaccine, Biden Holds Photo Op With Teen Pop Sensation Hanson WASHINGTON, D.C.—After the earth-shattering success of Olivia Rodrigo’s White House vaccine promotion, Biden has announced he will be inviting teen pop sensation and performer of “MMMBop”, Hanson to the White House. “I’ll tell you what, those three young ladies with the long hair […]

Iran FM holds phone conversations with several counterparts

TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke by phone with a number of his counterparts discussing bilateral and international issues.  These conversations were held with foreign ministers of Pakistan, Turkey, Oman, South Africa, Qatar, Kuwait, Azerbaijan, and Cuba.  During his conversation with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Zarif congratulated the Pakistani top […]

RBA Holds Cash Rate at Record Low, But Moves to Taper Monetary Stimulus

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has decided to hold the cash rate at a record low of 0.1 percent, reiterating its expectation to keep it unchanged until 2024. However, the central bank will scale back its response to the stronger-than-expected economic recovery. The change means the RBA  is tapering off its massive monetary stimulus […]

Putin holds annual ‘Direct Line’ Q&A in Moscow

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UN envoy holds talks on Afghanistan in Tehran

UN envoy holds talks on Afghanistan in Tehran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – UN Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy on Afghanistan Jean Arnault discussed on Monday issues related to the latest developments in Afghanistan. Heading a UN delegation, Arnault met with Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian, Iran’s special envoy for Afghanistan. During the meeting, the current developments in Afghanistan, including […]

MSNBC Holds Fauci’s Hand Through First Damage Control Interview Since ‘Email-Gate’

Having apparently seen his book pulled, as backlash builds against Dr. Anthony Fauci – as his ‘untouchableness’ becomes vulnerable amid an avalanche of inflammatory emails suggest the flip-flopping bureaucrat was anything but honest with the American people. And so, the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases Director first appearance in public since his emails […]

China–Pakistan Economic Corridor Holds the Keys to Successful Development of the Entire Region

On May 23, 2021, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Imran Khan stated that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will have a positive impact not only on Pakistan’s economic growth, but also on how the entire South Asian region develops. Imran Khan praised the speed of the work done on creating special economic […]

Egypt’s Intelligence Chief Holds Truce Talks With Hamas in Gaza

GAZA—Egypt’s intelligence chief met Hamas leaders in Gaza on Monday to try to bolster a ceasefire between the Palestinian terrorist group and Israel and to discuss reconstruction plans following the recent fighting, Egyptian and Palestinian officials said. The visit was the first by an Egyptian intelligence chief to the enclave since the early 2000s. Eleven […]

Fragile peace holds in Gaza but tensions with Israel remain

People in Gaza are attempting to get back to some sort of normality a week after a fragile ceasefire with Israel came into effect. 250 people, mainly Palestinians, died in a short but fierce conflict. “At what price?,” asked Hadil, a saleswoman in Gaza City. “The blood of the martyrs. And then? Nothing. Everything remains […]

George Floyd’s family holds rally, march in brother’s memory

“It has been a long year. It has been a painful year,” Floyd’s sister Bridgett told the crowd on Sunday. “It has been very frustrating for me and my family for our lives to change in the blink of an eye — I still don’t know why.” Tuesday will mark one year since Floyd, who […]

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Holds, Egyptian Mediators Shuttle Between the Two Sides

Palestinians walk at the compound that houses Al-Aqsa Mosque, known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount, in Jerusalem’s Old City May 21, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Ammar Awad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY A ceasefire between Israel and Hamas-led Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip held on Saturday as Egyptian mediators pressed […]

Zarif holds talks in Ireland

Zarif holds talks in Ireland – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN— In continuation of his European tour, Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian Foreign Minister, arrived at Dublin on Wednesday. He met with his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney to discuss the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as part of Ireland’s role on the United Nations Security Council, according […]

France holds global talks to offer debt relief for Sudan

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Monday the cancellation of Sudan’s $5 billion debt to France as part of efforts to help the country in its transition to democracy. The announcement was made at a Paris conference gathering African leaders and international creditors. The conference aimed at marking Sudan’s reintegration into the international community after […]

Joe Biden holds first phone call with Palestinian President Abbas, also calls Israeli PM Netanyahu following Gaza bombings

A spokesperson for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has announced that US President Joe Biden reached out by phone for the first time to discuss the ongoing fighting in the Gaza Strip. Saturday’s call between Biden and Abbas is the first between the two since the US president took office in January.  The Biden administration has been […]

Pfizer holds human trials for pill to cure COVID, hopes it’ll be ready this year

Dozens of volunteers have begun participation in initial trials for a pill that pharmaceutical company Pfizer hopes will be a cure for COVID-19 available later this year, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The trial is being held at two Pfizer locations, one in the US and the other in Belgium, and will involve up to […]

Global Citizen holds VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite and Vaccinate the World as forces of Darkness gather to take control

As part of Global Citizen’s Recovery Plan for the World campaign, VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World will bring together artists, entertainers, world leaders, and more to support vaccine equity around the world. Shakespeare wrote that “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and […]

Minneapolis Target Holds Semi-Annual ‘Everything Is Free’ Sale

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—We at The Babylon Bee try to keep you posted on the latest deals, sales, and offers from your favorite stores. Today, we’ve got a great deal alert for you: all the Targets in the greater Minneapolis area are planning a big “everything is free” sale in celebration of the end of the Derek […]

Blinken holds talks in Brussels amid rising tensions on Ukraine border

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected in Brussels on Tuesday for talks with European and NATO allies amid a large build-up of military forces on the borders with Ukraine and in Crimea. The State Department says Blinken will be joined in the Belgian capital by US defence secretary Lloyd Austin for additional consultations […]

As anti-lockdown protests grow, Dutch ‘POLICE FOR FREEDOM’ group holds march against ‘Covid’ restrictions

As anti-lockdown protests grow, Dutch ‘POLICE FOR FREEDOM’ group holds march against ‘Covid’ restrictions David Icke / Gareth Icke – memes and headline comments by David Icke Original Article: https://davidicke.com/2021/04/11/as-anti-lockdown-protests-grow-dutch-police-for-freedom-group-holds-march-against-covid-restrictions/ Source 00

California holds first experts hearing on ethnic studies graduation requirement

After years of contention and revisions, California’s State Board of Education approved last month the final draft of the controversial curriculum meant to guide the state’s schools in teaching ethnic studies.  During the California Assembly Education Committee’s first hearing on AB 101 Wednesday, a bill being considered by the California legislature recommending that courses based […]

US’ Largest Greek Orthodox School Holds Parade on Greek Bicentennial

St. Demetrios School in Astoria, Queens, celebrating the Greek Bicentennial on Thursday. Credit: Facebook/St. Demetrios School The pupils of St. Demetrios, the largest Greek Orthodox school in America, held a gala celebration of the Greek bicentennial on Thursday including its traditional parade, live-streamed over the internet. Unfazed by the coronavirus restrictions that called for them […]

Hezbollah delegation holds ‘open, friendly’ talks with Russia FM in Moscow

By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor -March 17, 202103 Source Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov meets with Lebanon’s Hezbollah’s parliamentary bloc head Mohamed Raad in Moscow on March 15, 2021. (AFP) Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and a visiting Lebanese lawmaker from the Hezbollah resistance movement and his accompanying delegation have held “open and friendly” talks. Press TV: Lavrov met with […]

Pakistan envoy holds talks with Iran FM over Afghan peace process

TEHRAN – A senior Pakistani official met on Sunday evening with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to discuss the latest developments in Afghanistan. The Pakistani prime minister’s special envoy, who was visiting Iran at the head of a political-security delegation for consultations on the Afghanistan affairs, held a meeting with Zarif at the end […]

Sinwar’s leadership under threat as Hamas holds elections for Gaza political chief

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