Posts Tagged ‘lands’

WATCH: Passenger with No Flight Experience Lands Plane After Pilot Becomes ‘Incoherent’

A man with no flight experience successfully landed a plane at Palm Beach International Airport Tuesday after the pilot became “incoherent.”

A Tale of Silk and Faraway Lands: Did the Romans Meet the Chinese?

Although located on opposite ends of the globe, ancient Rome and China were remarkably similar in their stature, as both commanded respect from the weaker kingdoms enveloped in their spheres of influence through the twin forces of military might and diplomatic astuteness.  Read more Section:  News Premium Preview Read Later 

Russia Expands Its Influence in Faraway Lands

Over the last decade, Russia has been successfully strengthening its influence in different parts of the world: first and foremost, in the countries of Asia and Africa.  The trade turnover with them has been growing every year, including the countries of South-East Asia, where Indonesia – the most populous state in the region (274 million […]

UN affirms resolution on permanent sovereignty of Palestine over occupied lands

UN affirms resolution on permanent sovereignty of Palestine over occupied lands – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – At a UN General Assembly meeting on Thursday, 157 countries voted in favor of a draft resolution on the permanent sovereignty of Palestine over the occupied territories. The United Nations approved the draft resolution on “Permanent sovereignty of Palestine over […]

More than 20 suspected migrants flee from plane after it lands in Mallorca

Police on the Spanish island of Mallorca have rounded up 12 people who fled from a plane after it made an emergency landing. They included nine who illegally left the plane, the person who was said to be sick, the person’s companion, and a person who was arrested for fighting with an official on the […]

2 Dead After Man At ABBA Tribute Concert Falls And Lands On Another

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two men died when one of them jumped or fell from the seventh floor of a cultural center in Sweden and landed on the other, police said. The 80-year-old man who crashed into the lobby of the Uppsala Konsert and Kongress venue Tuesday night died at the scene north of Stockholm, […]

Farmers in Gaza struggle to access lands near Israel

Ibrahim Atta looks out at a dusty field of grasses on a hot Gaza afternoon in early fall and declares this land was once a fertile “piece of heaven.” Twenty years ago, the 56-year-old Palestinian was a farmer, earning an income from selling produce grown on this nine-acre family plot.  Today Atta is no longer […]

Meteorite Crashes Through Home, Lands In Sleeping Woman’s Bed

A woman in British Columbia had a cosmically rude awakening earlier this month when a meteorite crashed through her ceiling and landed in her bed. Ruth Hamilton, 66, told The New York Times that around 11:35 p.m. on Oct. 3, she woke up to her dog barking, then heard what she described as “an explosion.” […]

Trump ‘Kraken’ lawyer Sidney Powell lands in Washington

“Our lovely Realtor initially told us there is a law firm that’s really interested in your building and wants to pay cash and wants to close in two weeks. … A day or two later, they said, ‘Oh, by the way, it’s Sidney Powell,’” Boyles said. Embattled pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell acquired this former antique […]

Biden lands win, but virus surge threatens to derail agenda

Joe Biden wagered his campaign and now his presidency on the premise that government itself could still work, even at a time of fractious political division. When the Senate voted this week, with bipartisan support, to begin work on an infrastructure bill that Biden supported, he seemed to have proof of the concept. But the […]

The challenge, and opportunity, of boycott campaigns in the occupied lands of Palestine

Editor’s Note: A version of this article was originally published in Arabic on the Palestinian website Metras. The article sheds light on the specific challenges of carrying out economic boycotts of Israel within the occupied lands of Palestine. It was written in the context of the National Economic Week boycott campaign in Palestine, which took […]

Full Plane From India Lands in Darwin

A second repatriation flight from India has landed in Darwin with 165 Australians on board and they will now spend 14 days in quarantine in the Howard Springs facility. The flight left New Delhi late on Saturday and was the second such government-facilitated flight since the ban on arrivals from India was lifted. The first […]

China Lands Alluring Female Mars Rover To Steal Secrets From NASA Rover

MARS—Chinese state media has confirmed they have successfully landed a beautiful female rover named Zhurong on the surface of Mars. This is causing some to raise security concerns that she may enter into a relationship with NASA’s Perseverence rover and steal American secrets.   “Perseverance is just like any other hot-blooded American rover,” said George Tahu of NASA. “He is […]

One killed as Gaza rocket lands direct hit on residential building in central Israel

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China Lands Spacecraft On Mars In Historic First For Nation

BEIJING — China landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time on Saturday, a technically challenging feat more difficult than a moon landing, in the latest advance for its ambitious goals in space. Plans call for a rover to stay in the lander for a few days of diagnostic tests before rolling down a […]

US Envoy Lands in Israel as White House Affirms Support for ‘Self-Defense Against Hamas Terrorists’

U.S. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki delivers remarks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 14, 2021 i24 News – US Secretary for Israel-Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr has landed in Israel on Friday, as part of Washington’s efforts to deescalate the most intense bout of fighting between Gaza-based Islamist […]

U.S. official Hady Amr lands in Tel Aviv to meet with Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid Gaza escalation

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

IDF team lands in Equatorial Guinea to help after deadly munitions blasts

An Israeli medical delegation landed in Equatorial Guinea on Thursday morning to assist the African country after massive explosions on a military base killed over 100 people and injured hundreds, an Israeli general said. On Sunday, a series of major blasts — apparently triggered accidentally by munitions — on the Nkoa Ntoma camp in the […]

Russian helicopter crash-lands in northern Syria, casualties reported

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In Iraq’s Biblical lands, scattered Christians ask ‘should I stay or go?’

A jihadist message, “Islamic State endures”, is still graffitied on the front gate of Thanoun Yahya, an Iraqi Christian from the northern city of Mosul, scrawled by Islamist militants who occupied his home for three years when they ruled the city. He refuses to remove it, partly in defiance of the militants who were eventually […]

WATCH: United Airlines Flight with Engine Failure Lands Safely

A United Airlines flight from Denver to Honolulu experienced engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport Saturday, according to multiple videos of the incident. UA328, initially bound for Honolulu, quickly made its way back to Denver’s airport and landed safely after the pilots called “mayday” to air traffic control. —AUDIO FROM COCKPIT— Air […]

Israeli woman held in Syria after crossing border lands in Tel Aviv

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Trump baby blimp lands at London museum

A blimp depicting US President Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby has found a home in one of London’s most popular museums. The helium-filled balloon, originally paid for through crowdfunding, first took to the skies over London during protests against Trump’s visit in 2018 and has flown in other locations including France, Argentina, […]

Qatar’s ruling emir lands in Saudi Arabia for summit to end blockade

AL-ULA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Qatar’s ruling emir arrived in Saudi Arabia and was greeted with an embrace by its crown prince on Tuesday, following an announcement that the kingdom would end its years-long embargo on the tiny Gulf Arab state. The decision to open borders was the first major step toward ending the diplomatic […]

First shipment of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine lands at Ben-Gurion International Airport

Browse > Home / News / First shipment of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine lands at Ben-Gurion International Airport December 10, 2020 by JNS Read on for article Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on hand at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Wednesday to welcome the arrival of a plane bearing the first shipment of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer’s […]

Transforming trauma: How Jewish voices from Iran and Arab lands can be a bridge for peace

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / Transforming trauma: How Jewish voices from Iran and Arab lands can be a bridge for peace December 4, 2020 by Israel Kasnett – JNS.org Read on for article With just the clothes on their backs and a few belongings hurriedly thrown into a sack, thousands of Jewish families […]

China successfully lands spacecraft on moon to retrieve lunar rocks

BEIJING  – China successfully landed a spacecraft on the moon’s surface on Tuesday in a historic mission to retrieve lunar surface samples, Chinese state media reported. — Jonathan Amos (@BBCAmos) December 1, 2020 China launched its Chang’e-5 probe on Nov. 24. The uncrewed mission, named after the mythical Chinese goddess of the moon, aims to […]

‘Embodiment of Peace’: First Israeli Commercial Flight Lands in Dubai

An Israir Airbus 320. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The first commercial flight by an Israeli airline from Tel Aviv to Dubai took place on Tuesday — another manifestation of the normalization agreement signed by Israel and the UAE earlier this year. Israir Flight 6H333 — an Airbus 320 carrying 170 passengers — took off from Ben-Gurion […]

Plane with first doses of CoronaVac vaccine lands in Brazil

Brazil has received its first batch of the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine despite a political and diplomatic row over whether to use it. The vaccine arrived in Brazil through an agreement with the Butantan Institute, attached to the São Paulo government, and became the subject of a dispute between the far-right president Jair Bolsonaro and Sao […]

Pompeo lands in Israel; set to make unprecedented visit to West Bank settlement

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel on Wednesday for a trip that is expected to include a tour of a West Bank winery, the first time a top American diplomat has visited an Israeli settlement. Pompeo — who has backed US President Donald Trump in refusing to concede defeat to President-elect Joe […]

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