Posts Tagged ‘holds’

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 Hits: 0

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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Pope Francis Holds Historic, Symbolic Meeting With Iraq’s Top Shiite Cleric

PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (AP) — Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Muslims in the war-weary Arab nation to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during an historic meeting in the holy city of Najaf. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani said religious authorities have a role in […]

Far-Left Jewish Group IfNotNow Holds Rally Against Biden Course on Antisemitism, Claims It ‘Won’t Keep Us Safe’

IfNotNow supporters at a rally in New York City. Photo: IfNotNow via Facebook. The far-left Jewish group IfNotNow held a small protest Tuesday near the US Capitol to call for a “new approach” from the Biden Administration on antisemitism, condemning its embrace of the leading definition of hatred against Jews. “@JoeBiden has a choice: appoint […]

An Amsterdam Museum Holds a Post-Holocaust Purim Relic

The puppets joined a storied tradition of fashioning Haman after real-life oppressors that peaked in the immediate postwar years. And seven decades later, Mayer-Hirsch’s childhood work is in the collection of the Jewish Historical Museum of Amsterdam, where curator Peter Buijs says the Hitler puppet is a “unique item” that provides a window into how […]

Media Silent as Biden Illegally Holds Unaccompanied Migrant Children, Says Border Patrol Union

The mainstream media is being silent as the Biden administration holds unaccompanied migrant children in Border Patrol custody longer than legally allowed, the head of the Border Patrol union stated. The minors are being held in the same “cages” the media and Democrat politicians loudly criticized the Trump administration for. National Border Patrol Council President […]

Bank of Israel holds key rate at 0.1%, concerned over new COVID-19 variants

By Steven Scheer 3 Min Read JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Bank of Israel left its benchmark interest rate at 0.1% for a seventh straight meeting on Monday, citing optimism that the rapid pace of the country’s COVID-19 inoculation programme would boost economic growth this year. FILE PHOTO: The Bank of Israel building is seen in […]

Russia holds the key to German sovereignty

February 17, 2021 A more sovereign Germany closer to Russia and China may be the straw that breaks the US hegemon’s back By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times Last week we traced the necessary historical and geopolitical steps to understand Why Russia is driving the West crazy. And then, last Friday, right […]

Israeli Air Force Holds Massive Surprise Exercise Simulating War With Hezbollah, Hitting 3,000 Targets in a Day

Israeli F-35 fighter jets are seen off the wing of a US Air Force refueling tanker, Oct. 12, 2020. Photo: US Air Force. Over the last few days, the Israeli Air Force has been involved in a massive surprise exercise simulating a full-scale war with Hezbollah, in what a leading Israeli expert explained as “telling […]

Canadian Punjabi Press Club holds demonstration outside Indian consulate in Vancouver

Members of the South Asian media fraternity came together on Monday, February 8, to raise their voices against ongoing suppression of freedom of the press in the world’s so called largest democracy. The demonstration was held right outside the Indian Consulate in Vancouver, by the Punjabi Press Club of British Columbia (PPCBC). This was in […]

South Korea holds drill at international airport ahead of Covid-19 vaccine deliveries

The South Korean authorities have held a drill at Incheon international airport to prepare for the arrival of Covid-19 vaccines, ensuring the government’s rollout can begin as planned later in February. The event on Wednesday was held after South Korean President Moon Jae-in called on officials to ensure they were fully prepared for all eventualities […]

Canadian Punjabi Press Club holds demonstration in support of journalists being harassed by the Indian authorities

Members of the South Asian media fraternity came together on Monday, February 1, outside Indian visa and passport center in Surrey, to raise their voices against suppression of the free press in the world’s so called largest democracy. Organized by the Punjabi Press Club of British Columbia, the rally was called in response to the […]

Israel’s Labor Party holds leadership primary ahead of March election

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Iran holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill amid escalating tensions with U.S.

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Iran holds short-range missile drill amid rising tensions with U.S.

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Iran holds naval missile drills amid US tensions

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s navy began a short-range missile drill in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday, state TV reported, amid heightened regional tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a US pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic. The two-day missile drill was being held in the gulf’s southeastern waters and two new Iranian-made warships joined […]

Rasmussen: Donald Trump Holds 48 Percent Approval Rating Despite Capitol Hill Riots

Forty-eight percent approve of Trump’s job performance, while 51 percent disapprove. Source 00 Hits: 2

Iran holds naval parade in Persian Gulf

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Democrat Law Professor Demands ‘No Holds Barred’ Investigation Into 2020 Election Fraud

A top Democrat law professor has called for a “no holds barred” investigation into the 2020 presidential election results. Professor Jonathan Turley, a constitutional scholar at George Washington University and lifelong Democrat, says a full probe of the 2020 vote count is needed because “tens of millions of voters believe that this election was rigged.” In a Thursday […]

Toyosu fish market holds first tuna auction of 2021

Tokyo’s Toyosu fish market held its first tuna auction of 2021 on Tuesday. Before dawn, buyers in rubber boots inspected the quality of giant fresh and frozen tunas by examining the neatly cut tail end with flashlights and rubbing slices between their fingers. Tokyo’s annual New Year tuna auction ends without the usual jaw-dropping bidding […]

Chabad holds annual Eiffel Tower Hanukkah celebration with mayor’s help

The iconic and world-famous menorah-lighting ceremony in Paris’s Eiffel Tower was all set to be canceled this Hanukkah – until the timely intervention of the city’s mayor.The Hanukkah holiday is typically marked by big, public celebrations, in keeping with the holiday’s spirit of being publicized. But due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it seemed unlikely […]

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