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Tehran streets named after wetlands

Tehran streets named after wetlands – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The City Council of Tehran has approved naming 13 streets in the capital city after national wetlands across the country, ISNA reported. The names of Hour-al-Azim, Shadegan, Miankaleh, Anzali, Gomishan, Kani Barazan, Zarivar, Choghakhor, Band-Ali Khan, Parishan, Bakhtegan, Mighan, and Jazmourian wetlands will adorn the streets […]

Montoya Fernandez named Iran handball coach

TEHRAN – Manuel Montoya Fernandez was appointed as head coach of Iran national handball team. The 61-year-old coach has previously coached Spain, Qatar and Romania national teams. Fernandez will lead Iran at the 2022 Asian Men’s Handball Championship which will be held in Tehran from 21 January to 1 February. Montoya Fernandez is a Ph.D. […]

At Schools Named For Robert E. Lee, Students Led The Way Toward Change

Above Photo: Cornelia Li. “We Won’t Wear the Name.” Gertrude “Trude” Lamb, 16, describes herself as a shy person. She never wanted to be the center of attention. But, in the summer of 2020, when Trude became the face of a movement to rename Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas, she was suddenly […]

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Named Ambassador to India; Will Leave if Confirmed

Second-term Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has been nominated to serve as U.S. Ambassador to India, according to a White House announcement Friday afternoon. If confirmed by the Senate, he will resign his position as mayor of L.A. Garcetti, who has been in office since 2013, would be leaving his city at a time of […]

Woman shooter Rostamian named Iran’s flagbearer in Tokyo

TEHRAN – Woman shooter Hanieh Rostamian was named as Iran’s flagbearer at the 2020 Olympic Games opening ceremony. She will carry the nation’s flag at the 23 July ceremony to open the Tokyo Games. Rostamian is a member of Iran’s women’s 10m air pistol at Tokyo. Basketball player Samad Nikkhah Bahrami had been already named […]

Half A Million Illegals Crossed Since Harris Named Border ‘Czar’

A National Archives ‘task force’ on racism has suggested placing trigger warnings around the building housing founding documents including the U.S. constitution, as well as declaring that the historical portrayal of the founding fathers has previously been “too positive”. Fox News reports that the group has proclaimed the National Archives’ Rotunda building, which houses the […]

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks Named Chair of UCLA SNF Center Advisory Board

Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks, president and CEO of Earth Friendly Products Credit: Greek Reporter The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture (the UCLA SNF Hellenic Center) announced yesterday that it has named UCLA alumna Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks as chair of the Center’s Community Advisory Board. In her role as Chair, the Greek-American entrepreneur, […]

Rep. Devin Nunes Calls for Ashli Babbit’s Murderer to Be Named & 14,000 Hours of Capitol Security Footage to Be Released

Speaking with Newsmax TV‘s Greg Kelly on Tuesday, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) discussed the unsettled death of January 6th protester Ashli Babbit, who was shot and killed by an unknown assailant inside the U.S. Capitol Building. Kelly asked Nunes to elaborate on a current lawsuit filed by Babbit’s family, saying Ashli’s death “was not nearly […]

Pink And White Rose Named In Honor Of Late Prince Philip Given To Queen Elizabeth

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has marked what would have been her husband Prince Philip’s 100th birthday with the planting of a newly bred rose named after him. The monarch watched the Duke of Edinburgh Rose planted in the Windsor Castle gardens last week to commemorate Philip’s centenary Thursday. She was pictured smiling as […]

Jewish, Chinese-American trade economist named US Labor Dept int’l chief

The US Labor Department on Monday said Jewish trade economist and former union official Thea Lee has been named to lead the agency’s International Labor Affairs Bureau (ILAB), an office that will police the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement’s labor provisions. Lee, who was previously president of the Economic Policy Institute, a progressive think tank in Washington, spent […]

Support grows for ex-Congressman Robert Wexler to be named U.S. ambassador to Israel

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It’s Official: New White House Cat To Be Named ‘Chairman Meow’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Move over, Champ and Major! There’s a new pet in the Biden family, and he may be the ticket to smoothing over relations with China. The White House has officially announced the arrival of their new cat “Chairman Meow”. Meow has been named after the revolutionary Communist leader who founded the People’s Republic of […]

Jaime’s Law, Named After Parkland Shooting Victim, Reintroduced In Congress To Require Ammunition Background Checks

Congressional lawmakers came together Tuesday to reintroduce “Jaime’s Law” on Capitol Hill. The law would require instant background checks to prevent criminals from illegally purchasing ammunition. South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Connecticut US Senator Richard Blumenthal reintroduced the law, also known as, The Ammunition Background Check Act of 2021. Jaime’s Law is named […]

Gus Bilirakis Named Florida’s Most Effective Republican Congressman

US House Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) has been named Florida’s most effective Republican Congressman for yet another time. Credit: Facebook/Gus Bilirakis The longtime Greek-American Congressman from Florida, U.S. Representative Gus Bilirakis, was recently named “Florida’s Most Effective House Republican, according to the Center for Effective Lawmaking’s recently released list of lawmakers in the U.S. House. […]

Amazon recruited a Twitter army named ‘Veritas’ to defend Jeff Bezos

Amazon recruited a Twitter army that was code-named ‘Veritas’ whose members were picked for their ‘sense of humor’ – and their task was to defend Jeff Bezos’ reputation online.  The army was recruited in 2018 but reared its head again this week as workers at an Amazon fulfillment center in Alabama voted on whether to form a union amid […]

Iran’s Khademalsharieh named as FIDE Athletes Commission

TEHRAN – Sarasadat Khademalsharieh from Iran has been named as FIDE Athletes Commission. The International Chess Federation announced the composition of the newly created Athletes Commission.      By the deadline of Dec. 21, FIDE had received nine candidacies for the 10 elected positions. Therefore, as decided by the FIDE Council, voting was not required and […]

Mehdi Pashazadeh named Machine Sazi coach

TEHRAN – Mehdi Pashazadeh was appointed as head coach of Iranian top-flight football team Machine Sazi on Wednesday. Pashazadeh, who parted company with First Division team Pas Hamedan last week, will lead Machine Sazi for the rest of the season. The 47-year-old coach replaced Saeid Akhbari in the Iranian football team. “I am well aware […]

Lawyer Previously Named on People’s ‘Most Eligible Bachelor’ List Charged with Rape

A Boston attorney whose name was once on People magazine’s list of most eligible bachelors has been charged with raping two victims, according to the New York Post. “Gary Zerola, 49, who appeared in the magazine’s 2001 list of ‘America’s Top 50 Bachelors’ alongside the likes of actors Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Benicio del […]

Qom named national city of handmade rings

TEHRAN –Qom, Iran’s second holiest city after Mashhad, has recently been designated as the national city of handmade rings.  Almost 1,200 crafters and artisans are active in the production of handmade jewelry and rings in workshops across the province, Qom’s governor-general has announced.  The semi-precious stone mines, which are scattered across the province, is also […]

Insolent Lebanese Boast about Beirut Streets Named after French Conquerors, Reject Raising Altruistic General Suleimani’s Statue

Source: Al-Manar English Website  January 8, 2021 Mohammad Salami How insolent the Lebanese political parties and figures who boast about Beirut streets, named after French conquerors, yet reject raising the statue of the martyr General Qassem Suleimani despite all his support to Lebanon in the capital. If you wander through some Beirut streets, you may feel, […]

Mohammad Vakili named Iran U16 volleyball coach

TEHRAN – Mohammad Vakili was appointed as new head coach of Iran U16 volleyball team on Monday. Vakili has worked in Iran’s age-group teams (U19, U21 and U23) since 1990. Most of the players who are going to Tokyo Olympic Games have started volleyball under guidance of the long-serving coach. He had problems with Iran […]

Israel’s millionth vaccine recipient, cheered by PM, named as convicted killer

The man was who said to have been the millionth Israeli to receive the coronavirus vaccine, who was given his inoculation last week with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu standing alongside, was reported Sunday to be a convicted double murderer. Abd al-Wahhab Jabarin, 66, who got his shot on Friday as Netanyahu was visiting a vaccination […]

Friedman aide Lightstone named envoy for economic ties in Middle East

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo named Aryeh Lightstone as Special Envoy for Economic Normalization in the Middle East on Friday.Lightstone, who is also senior adviser to US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, has been instrumental in negotiating economic normalization deals between signatory countries of the Abraham Accords since the first flight departed Israel for Abu […]

Ahmad Madadi named Esteghlal GM

TEHRAN – Ahmad Madadi has been selected as new General Manager of Iran’s Esteghlal club Wednesday night. Madadi was working as Acting General Manager after Ahmad Saadatmand was forced to step down from his role in September. Madadi has already worked as deputy in Iranian football clubs Paykan and Saipa. His main task is to […]

Kamala Harris Named in Biden Email as Key Contact on Shady China Deal

Kamala Harris is named as a contact in Hunter Biden’s emails during a discussion about a shady business deal with a Chinese Communist Party-linked energy company, according to a bombshell report by Fox News. In an email, dated May 15, 2017, Jim Biden shares a list of “key domestic contacts for phase one target projects” […]

In 2019, A Fashion Model On ‘PROJECT RUNWAY’ Named ‘KOVID KAPOOR’ Designed A Mask 33 Weeks and 3 Days Before First ‘COVID-19’ Case Appeared

On season 17 of the fashion design show, which aired in 2019, a designer named Kovid Kapoor participated in a “Head To Toe” challenge, which asked contestants to create a printed design look that covers the model’s entire body. Kovid Kapoor’s design ended up being a red plaid suit with an accompanying face mask, which, […]

Halie Soifer Named CEO of Jewish Democratic Council of America

Halie Soifer, Jewish Democratic Council of America‘s (JDCA) executive director, has been named JDCA’s first CEO on Dec. 8. The promotion is in recognition of the growth of the organization under her leadership over the past two and a half years. “We’re proud to recognize the contributions Halie has made to our organization and the Jewish American […]

German Police Raid Sites Linked to Neo-Nazi Paramilitary Named in Honor of Waffen SS War Criminal

(Illustrative) A police vehicle is seen at the area where a Jewish man was attacked, in front of a synagogue, in Hamburg, Germany, Oct. 4, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Fabian Bimmer. A German neo-Nazi paramilitary group named in honor of a sadistic SS war criminal was banned by the federal government on Tuesday, as police […]

Simulation Where A Biological Weapon Was Used Inside The US Was Code Named ‘Dark Winter’

Is it possible that the now frequently used phrase “dark winter” has some sort of deeper meaning that we are not meant to understand?  The phrase have become quite common and has been used over and over again recently, mostly in discussions related to the current state of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Joe Biden has even […]

“The Alien” named best at Crime and Punishment Film Festival in Istanbul

TEHRAN – “The Alien” (“Namo”) by Iranian filmmaker Nader Saeivar won the Golden Scale for best film at the 10th International Crime and Punishment Film Festival in Istanbul, the organizers announced on Thursday. The film portrays a teacher who is dispatched along with his family to a remote area. Bakhtiar Panjei, the star of “The […]

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