Posts Tagged ‘lifts’

Iran ready to ramp up oil output if US lifts sanctions, says official 

Iran is ready to achieve a rapid increase in its oil production if the years-long US sanctions are lifted, a senior oil ministry official announced yesterday. Iran is planning a speedy increase in its oil output, a senior oil ministry official said, as talks continue between Tehran and six major powers to lift US sanctions […]

Street parties erupt in Spain as government lifts coronavirus curfew (VIDEOS)

Revelers thronged the streets of Spain’s cities on Sunday after its government lifted a six-month nightly curfew. Crowds danced, sang, and drank – but regional authorities are already planning on ending the party. The Spanish government lifted its coronavirus-related state of emergency at midnight on Sunday. The state of emergency allowed the government to ban […]

EU lifts immunity of former Greek Neo-Nazi Golden Dawn parliamentarian, arrests him

 European Union lawmakers have lifted the immunity of a Greek member of the European Parliament (MEP) who is a former leader of a radical neo-Nazi political party, multiple outlets reported. MEP Ioannis Lagos was sentenced by Greece in October 2020 to 13 years in prison for being a leader of the Golden Dawn, a far-right […]

As lockdown lifts, pandemic pet-lovers prove to be fair-weather friends

This Jack Russell Terrier, named Patch, is going for some exercise and attention with a Battersea dog handler. The four-year-old pup arrived at the London animal rescue centre earlier this month, after being found as a stray. He – and many others like him – are now hot property, thanks to a surge in rehoming […]

SpaceX rocket lifts-off as French astronaut heads to ISS

A French astronaut has lifted-off on a SpaceX launch, in a delayed mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon capsule carrying Thomas Pesquet and his three colleagues successfully reached nominal orbit around 10 minutes into the flight, traveling at around 27,000km/h. They are heading to the ISS in a recycled Dragon capsule, which was […]

Israel lifts outdoor mask mandate, fully reopens schools

With most of its population vaccinated against COVID-19, Israel on Sunday dropped the requirement to wear masks outdoors and fully reopened schools for the first time in over a year. Although the nationwide mandate on mask-wearing outdoors was officially lifted, masks must still be worn in public places indoors and the Health Ministry recommends they […]

Supreme Court lifts California restrictions on at-home religious gatherings

The Supreme Court extended a string of decisions overturning pandemic restrictions on religious gatherings, ruling Friday night that California’s restrictions on at-home gatherings unfairly limited religious freedom. The 5-4 ruling, in which Chief Justice John Roberts again joined the liberal justices in the minority, lifted rules limiting at-home gatherings in much of the state to […]

Biden lifts Trump sanctions on ICC prosecutors

The Biden administration has lifted sanctions on International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors Fatou Bensouda and Phakiso Mochochoko. Former president Donald Trump imposed the sanctions via Executive Order in June 2020, after it was announced that the court would investigate potential U.S. war crimes in Afghanistan. The ICC has also launched a probe into whether Israel committed war […]

Biden administration lifts Trump sanctions on ICC officials

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Coronavirus live: Israel lifts travel restrictions for citizens, reopens Egypt crossing

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Israel lifts COVID travel restrictions for citizens, reopens Egypt crossing

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Texas governor lifts state’s mask mandate, business restrictions

Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued the most sweeping rollback of coronavirus restrictions of any US state on Tuesday, lifting a mask mandate and saying most businesses may open at full capacity next week. Abbott’s executive order comes as many US states and major cities seeing a sharp decline in coronavirus infections and hospitalizations begin to […]

Texas Gov Lifts Mask Mandate & Business Restrictions Says ‘Its Time To Open Texas 100%’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday that he is lifting Covid-19 restrictions in his state. “COVID-19 has not disappeared”, Abbot said, “but it’s clear that state mandates are no longer needed”. You can unsubscribe any time. By subscribing you agree to our Terms of Use. “it is now time to open Texas 100%” he […]

Iran would ‘immediately reverse’ its nuclear program if US lifts sanctions, but Washington & allies want Tehran to make first move

Tehran has urged the US to “unconditionally” lift its sanctions, promising to “immediately reverse” all its actions regarding its nuclear program. Washington and its allies, however, are demanding that Iran take the first step. Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to Twitter on Friday, urging Washington to drop all the sanctions imposed on the […]

Snow lovers turn to new wintry pursuits as lifts in France remain closed

The closure of ski lifts in France due to the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t deterred snow lovers from visiting the mountains and finding alternative outdoor thrills, with many swapping their piste skis for snowshoeing or cross-country versions. As a result, many resorts are still managing to thrive, including the Plateau de Beille in the Pyrenees, where […]

Imam Khamenei: Iran will Reverse Nuclear Steps only if US Lifts Sanctions First

By Staff, Agencies The Leader of the Islamic Revolution His Eminence Imam Sayyed Ali Khamenei confirmed that Iran will retrace its nuclear countermeasures once the United States lifts its sanctions in a manner that could be verifiable by Tehran. “Iran will return to its JCOPA obligations once the US fully lifts its sanctions in action […]

Jacob Rothschild Lifts the Veil (Encore)

Jacob Rothschild Lifts the Veil (Encore) Henry Makow “It has been mainly the economic independence of most of the common people which makes them so unruly in these nations, and likely apt to support the sovereignty of their own nations and local control, which is the main obstacle to our plans, and precisely why the […]

Newsom lifts stay-at-home orders across California

CDPH said it released the rest of the state from stay-at-home orders based on a determination there will be at least 15 percent ICU capacity within four weeks. The state has not fully explained how it calculates that projection. Newsom said that in four weeks’ time, the entire state will have twice that capacity at […]

Biden Lifts Ban on ‘Transgenders’ in the Military

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> WASHINGTON — President Biden signed an executive order on Monday reversing the Trump administration’s ban on “transgenders” serving in the military, allowing men who identify as women and vice versa to serve in the nation’s Armed Forces if they are otherwise qualified. “[T]his is […]

Los Angeles County Lifts Cremation Limit as Coronavirus Deaths Surge

Air pollution control officials in Los Angeles County are temporarily lifting restrictions on how many bodies can be cremated as deaths surge due to the Chinese coronavirus. “The current rate of death is more than double that of pre-pandemic years, leading to hospitals, funeral homes, and crematoriums exceeding capacity without the ability to process the […]

Saudi Arabia lifts sweeping ban on international travel, imposed over mutant Covid-19 variant

Two weeks after virtually locking down its borders, Riyadh has softened travel restrictions imposed to curb the rapid spread of a new coronavirus variant, resuming access to the kingdom by air, land and sea. The country is set to reopen for international travel at 11am on Sunday local time, the Saudi Press Agency reported, citing […]

French ski resorts protest plans to keep lifts closed over Christmas period

Ski resorts in the French regions of Isère and Savoie are protesting against the government’s decision last week to keep ski lifts closed over the festive period to stop the spread of the COVID-19. The Isère department includes stations such as Alpe d’Huez, Les 2 Alpes and La Grave, whilst Savoie includes resorts such as […]

French ski resorts to open at Christmas but lifts will remain closed, says French PM

French ski stations say they are still hoping to influence the government’s position after President Emmanuel Macron announced that resorts in the country are unlikely to open for Christmas. A final decision is expected in the coming days, but Macron said he favours reopening in January under good conditions and that he would like to […]

Iran sees foreign firms returning if U.S. lifts sanctions

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Greece opens to Israeli tourists, lifts restrictions on numbers and destinations

Greece will no longer cap the number of Israeli tourists allowed in the country or limit their movements to a handful of cities, the Foreign Ministry announced on Monday. Israeli tourists will still require a negative coronavirus test 72 hours before traveling to Greece and will be required to take an additional test upon landing. […]

National Bank of Belarus lifts foreign exchange restrictions

nsnbc : The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus has lifted the restrictions on the purchase of foreign currency by legal entities and […]

Breaking: Syrian Army lifts the siege on Deir Ezzor

05/09/2017 BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:40 P.M.) – Minutes ago, the first tank from the Syrian Arab Army’s 17th Division reached the 137th Brigade Base in besieged Deir Ezzor, a source told Al-Masdar News. The Syrian Arab Army was able to break-through the Islamic State’s defenses this afternoon after a fierce battle that lasted for several hours. […]

‘Manchester Atrocity Lifts Rock of British Foreign Policy, Reveals Faustian Alliance with Extreme Islam” ~ John Pilger

John PilgerCounterpunch The unsayable in Britain’s general election campaign is this. The causes of the Manchester atrocity, in which 22 mostly young people were murdered by a jihadist, are being suppressed to protect the secrets of British foreign policy. Critical questions – such as why the security service MI5 maintained terrorist “assets” in Manchester and […]

The female prison population in the US has grown 800 percent

     Holly Harris may wear cowboy boots to work, but the Kentucky mom and Executive Director for the US Justice Action Network (USJAN) is far from your average southerner. This past Saturday, June 25th, Harris talked about her work to a group of journalists and bloggers who traveled to Washington D.C. from different corners of […]

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