Posts Tagged ‘Officials’

Eleven people killed in bombing of bus in Southern Afghanistan – officials

KABUL – A bomb has blown up a bus in Afghanistan killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens, officials said on Monday, the latest in a series of deadly blasts that has come as foreign forces withdraw.The roadside bomb exploded late on Sunday in the southern province of Zabul, the provincial governor’s spokesman, Gul […]

Philippines officials: 24 deaths after Sinovac and AstraZeneca shots are “unrelated”

From thecovidblog.com MANILLA — Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte created controversy this week. He reportedly received the first dose of the China-manufactured Sinopharm “inactivated virus” COVID-19 shot this past Monday night. He broadcast the injection live on Facebook. The problem is that only the China-manufactured “inactivated virus” Sinovac Coronavac and Oxford-AstraZeneca viral vector shots are authorized […]

Election officials face fines, charges in GOP voting laws

In 2020, election officials tried to make voting easier and safer amid a global pandemic. Next time, they might get fined or face criminal charges. Republicans are creating a new slate of punishments for the county officials who run elections, arguing they overstepped their authority when they expanded voter access during the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

Senior Israeli defense officials question effectiveness of policy of operations against Iran

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 00 Hits: 15

Saudi officials meet with Assad in Syria, set to reopen embassy, report says

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 00 Hits: 0

Israeli Officials Likely on Damage Control Mission as Iran Nuclear Deal Revival Nears

(The Media Line) The round of meetings between Israeli security officials and high-ranking members of the Biden team continued Friday in Washington, DC, when Mossad intelligence agency head Yossi Cohen met US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan. President Joe Biden was also present at the meeting, although it is unclear to what extent. Israeli media […]

U.S. officials in Middle East to reassure jittery allies over Iran deal

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 00 Hits: 0

Indian Court To Punish Government Officials Who Fail To Deliver COVID-19 Medical Aid

NEW DELHI (AP) — With Indian hospitals struggling to secure a steady supply of oxygen, and more COVID-19 patients dying amid the shortages, a court in New Delhi said it would start punishing government officials for failing to deliver the life-saving items. On Sunday, India recorded a slight drop in new infections with 392,488 from […]

France to restrict suspect Lebanese officials from entering

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 00 Hits: 0

California officials shed light on Nestlé taking millions of gallons of public water

California water officials have drafted a cease-and-desist order to be sent to Nestlé accusing them of taking millions of gallons of water from San Bernardino National Forest’s Strawberry Creek.  According to The Guardian, Nestlé has maintained that its rights to California spring water date back to 1865. But a 2017 investigation found that Nestlé was […]

EU, U.S. Officials Announce Aid For India, Where New COVID-19 Cases Hit 330,000 A Day

Senior European Union officials announced Sunday that the bloc will send “rapid” assistance to help India combat its latest, devastating coronavirus outbreak. On Friday, India set a world record for the number of new coronavirus cases reported in a single day, with more than 330,000 new infections. The Indian Health Ministry said Friday that there […]

French officials hold emergency meeting after suspected Islamist terror attack

RAMBOUILLET, France (AFP) — The French government held an emergency meeting Saturday after a Tunisian man stabbed a police employee to death near Paris in a suspected Islamist terror attack as investigators questioned three people linked to the assailant. The murder on Friday at a police station in Rambouillet, a commuter town about 60 kilometers […]

CSIS and top US gov officials predicted Germany’s COVID-19 biological attack

CSIS and senior U.S. officials predicted Germany’s COVID-19 biological attack – a small-scale, sporadic (3 waves) biological attack by states to undermine public confidence in local, state, and national governments. A 2006 CSIS Biological Weapons Threat report that CSIS wrote after surveying senior U.S. officials and legislators, former senior policymakers, and nongovernmental experts regarding the […]

Beijing-Backed Officials and Media Threaten to Shut Down Hong Kong’s ‘Apple Daily’ Newspaper

Pro-Beijing media and government officials in Hong Kong are ganging up on local independent newspaper Apple Daily—one of the few remaining free media in Hong Kong—threatening to shut it down. Apple Daily was founded by Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai who on April 16 was sentenced to 14 months in prison for supporting Hong Kong’s anti-Beijing […]

Israeli defense officials warn leaks on Iran operations ‘will blow up in our faces’

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 00 Hits: 2

Grand Mufti, leaders in photo with Nazi officials at concentration camp

An original photo of various world leaders touring a concentration camp during the second world war appeared in a sale at Jerusalem’s Kedem Auction House in 2017. Those world leaders have now been identified.  The image displayed Grand Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, Iraq’s former prime minister Ali al-Kailani, Mile Budak from Croatia and India’s leader […]

Officials Use COVID To Create Statewide Vehicle Surveillance Programs Run By Rekor Systems

 [embedded content] Cash-strapped states are using COVID as an excuse to create AI-driven vehicle recognition or license plate reader surveillance programs. As Rekor Systems president and CEO Robert Berman proudly boasts, “because our technology works so well for vehicle recognition, we do more, we identify the vehicle’s make, model, color, body type, bumper stickers or window […]

U.N. Human Rights Officials Write To U.S. Expressing Concern Over Militarization In Guam

In a recently released letter to the U.S. government, human rights officials at the United Nations backed Indigenous activists in Guam and expressed concern over the United States’ ongoing military presence in the territory. Activists representing Guam’s Chamorro people have decried America’s continued control and increased militarization on the island since claiming it as a […]

Biden administration lifts Trump sanctions on ICC officials

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Officials at MoMA and Harvard are disciplined due to Epstein connection — and Israel support goes unmentioned

When Jeffrey Epstein, the financier and socialite, was charged with sex trafficking in July 2019 (and before he died in a federal jail a month later), I published a post showing how central Israel was in Epstein’s circle. Those Israel supporters included Epstein’s patron the business mogul Leslie Wexner, who granted Epstein “sweeping powers over […]

China in Focus (March 29): China Sanctions US, Canadian Officials

China issues new sanctions for U.S. officials and members of Canada’s parliament. To boycott or not to boycott? It’s a dilemma some Chinese sports associations are facing over footwear brand Nike. Hundreds of million-dollar contracts link them to the American brand. Fashion brand Hugo Boss is dealing with trouble over cotton from Xinjiang. Its back-and-forth […]

U.S. And Allies Sanction Senior Chinese Officials Over Uighur Abuses

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union, Britain, Canada and the United States on Monday launched coordinated sanctions against officials in China over human rights abuses in the far western Xinjiang region, provoking swift retaliation from Beijing. The EU targeted four senior officials in Xinjiang. The sanctions involve a freeze on the officials’ assets and a ban on […]

Israel election: Officials fear COVID regulations may stir confusion, slow vote count

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 00 Hits: 4

Report: US Intelligence Officials Say Iran Planned Terror Attacks on Washington, DC Army Base

Aerial view of Fort McNair in Washington, DC. Photo: Antony-22 / Wikimedia Commons. Two senior American intelligence officials said that Iran is seeking to commit terror attacks on a US military base in Washington, DC, in what an Israeli security analyst said was an attempt to ratchet up pressure on the US before talks on […]

Iran threatens Washington military base and top general, U.S. officials say

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 00 Hits: 1

Turkish police arrest pro-Kurdish party officials, rights group head

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 00 Hits: 0

Top retired Israeli security officials back Colin Kahl, Biden nominee

WASHINGTON — Three leading Israeli generals who worked with President Joe Biden’s nominee for the undersecretary of defense, Colin Kahl, are backing him amid a Republican campaign to sink Kahl’s candidacy over his involvement in shaping the Iran nuclear deal. Kahl’s nomination is on ice this week as the Biden administration considers whether it can […]

Top health officials admitting they don’t know if the vaccines are safe

The Global Vaccine Safety Summit is a 2-day event, from 2 to 3 December 2019, organized by the World Health Organization and held at the WHO’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. https://odysee.com/@BiohackLT:c/CAUGHT_ON_CAMERA_W_H_O_Scientists_Question_Safety_Of_Vaccines_YouTube:3 Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source 00 Hits: 0

Police said to suspect ZAKA officials hushed reports of founder’s alleged crimes

Police reportedly suspect public figures in the ultra-Orthodox community were aware of alleged sexual abuse by the co-founder of the ZAKA emergency services organization, Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, and kept quiet about the allegations. Officials from ZAKA also knew about the alleged abuse and worked to silence the affair, Channel 13 reported on Monday, adding that senior […]

When public officials get rented out by corporate power, the people lose

Image Credit: Hightower Lowdown This article was produced in partnership by the Center for Economic and Policy Research and Economy for All, a project of the Independent Media Institute. Vivek Murthy, President Biden’s nominee for surgeon general, joined the likes of Amazon and AstraZeneca to take advantage of the pandemic to become noticeably richer. Murthy, […]

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