Posts Tagged ‘Parades’

Malaysia celebrates 65th Independence Day with parades

Malaysia celebrates its 65th Indepence Day on Wednesday in the capital of Kuala Lumpur, with over 20,000 people taking part in parades that involved flag-waving uniformed personnel and military vehicles. The Southeast Asian nation, known then as Malaya, was freed from British colonial rule in 1957 before taking on the name Malaysia in 1963 when […]

Monkeypox Rise Should Not Stop LGBTQI+ Pride Parades: W.H.O.

The global spread of monkeypox does not mean people should abandon massed LGBTQI+ pride parades and parties this summer, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) advised Monday.

North Korea parades military hardware to celebrate founding

North Korea paraded goose-stepping soldiers and military hardware in its capital overnight in a celebration of the nation’s 73rd anniversary that was overseen by leader Kim Jong Un, state media reported on Thursday. State television hasn’t broadcast footage of the parade as of Thursday morning and the full range of weaponry displayed during the event […]

No parties or parades, but other possibilities remain for Purim

Making plans for Purim? Don’t go overboard, as cabinet ministers decided to institute a three-night curfew (Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.) over the holiday weekend. Purim begins this Thursday evening and carries on through Sunday, when the walled cities of Jerusalem and Safed celebrate Shushan Purim. After three prolonged lockdowns […]

Socially-distanced Iran parades on wheels, not feet, to commemorate 1979 revolution

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A tale of two parades: how a New York governor throws Puerto Ricans under the bus while reaffirming his commitment to Israeli apartheid

Being a governor is often seen as a stepping-stone in the United States for the presidency. While the current and former U.S. Presidents are exceptions to that rule, nobody’s behavior embodies that tradition more than Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York. The Governor has never missed an opportunity to promote himself, including around issues that […]

Radical Art, Sweet Potatoes & Mainstream Parades

Above Photo: Art Killing Apathy/ Eleanor Goldfield The People’s Climate March was this past weekend and roughly 200,000 people descended on Washington, DC to walk along Pennsylvania Ave, past the White House and up to the Washington Monument where speakers and musicians worked the crowd in a festival like setting. And while the energy brought in […]

Rouhani: Iran not to use its might against neighbors, Islamic countries

Tehran, April 17, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said Iran’s power is never to target its neighbors or other Islamic world countries. He made the remarks here Sunday morning when he was reviewing sample units of the Iranian armed forces that were marching on the occasion of the Army Day. The President said Iran regarded […]

CBI to Chair IFSB

The 28th Meeting of the Council and 14th General Assembly of the IFSB was hosted by the Central Bank of Egypt in Cairo on April 10-12 and Iran was appointed as the chairman of the international financial body for the year 2017. Accordingly, IFSB Annual Meetings 2017 will be hosted by the Central Bank of […]

Video: Did Israel target Gaza’s ambulances?

Charlotte Silver Rights and Accountability 29 February 2016 A new documentary shows the devastation Israel’s 2014 bombardment of Gaza caused to medical and rescue teams. In the documentary, which can be viewed at the top of this page, three medics recall incidents during which their colleagues came under attack. In total, 11 ambulance […]

7,000 Orthodox Jews flee Rio de Janeiro Brazil after immodest women dance on the street

7,000 Orthodox Jews flee Rio de Janeiro Brazil after immodest women dance on the street   Rio de Janeiro Brazil festivities By: Shifra Unger (Scroll down for video) Thousands of Orthodox Jews fled a city in Brazil, after immodest women were dancing on the street, according to press reports in Brazil. While the Brazilian Carnival […]

Rebel Fail? Gaddafi ‘jailed’ son parades Tripoli after arrest claim

RT Aug 23, 2011 An information blackout appears to have descended on Libya – as for hours there has been no significant updates coming from Tripoli. The hotel where the international journalists have been staying is left without electricity and communication. Earlier the story took a major twist when Colonel Gaddafi’s son made an appearance […]

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