Posts Tagged ‘pirates’

Benjamin Hornigold and the Republic of Pirates

Benjamin Hornigold was an English pirate from the early 18 th century who operated in the waters of the  Caribbean, specifically in the Bahamas. Best remembered for establishing the ‘Republic of Pirates’ – a pirate stronghold in Nassau on the Bahamian island of New Providence – in later life he switched sides and became a pirate […]

Sonia Nimr’s ‘Wondrous Journeys’ casts curses, kings, and pirates

This month we’ve selected Sonia Nimr’s riveting imagined historical fable, “Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands” translated to English for the first time by Marcia Lynx Qualey. This rich tale is set in the mountains of Palestine, hundreds of years ago, inspired by the famous travel narratives of the 14th-century Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta. The captivating […]

PODCAST Daily Briefing Mar. 4 – Pirates deploy Iran’s ‘environmental terrorism’?

Welcome to The Times of Israel’s Daily Briefing: Your 15-minute audio update on what’s happening in Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish world, from Sunday through Thursday. Today’s panel comprises deputy editor Josh Davidovich and environmental reporter Sue Surkes, along with host Amanda Borschel-Dan. Israeli Environmental Minister Gila Gamliel announced yesterday that the cause […]

Hostis Humani Generis: Pirates Of Port Royal And Tortuga

The history of piracy has always held the imagination captive, both for what concerns the nautical and its techniques and for the geopolitical landscape it occupied. Its origins spring from the times of the ancient Egyptians to the Romans, up to the famous epic (1630-1730) of piracy in the West Indies (Caribbean) and East Indies […]

Is This the Real Reason Why Pirates Wore Eyepatches?

Between 1700 and 1725, the Caribbean was a relatively lawless place with numerous merchant ships traversing the high seas with no authorities to protect them. These factors helped to make this period the golden age of piracy. It turns out that many common beliefs about pirates are not true. They didn’t walk the plank, they […]

Pirates are breaking through America’s fortified walls. Is there any secret left? القراصنة يخترقون أسوار أميركا الحصينة.. هل بقي من أسرار؟

**Please scroll down for the English Machine translation** الميادين نت 21 كانون الأول 20:03 منذر سليمان مدير مكتب الميادين في واشنطن و جعفر الجعفري  تبدو أميركا مكشوفة لمن أقدم على الاختراق الذي يوازيه في الخطورة اهتزاز الثقة بتفوق التقنية الأميركية في النطاق السيبراني. اكتشفت الولايات المتحدة أنها كانت تتعرَّض لهجمات قرصنة واسعة النطاق منذ “شهر آذار/مارس 2020 […]

10 Of The Most Famous Pirates, Male And Female, Who Ruled The Seas!

There was a Golden Age of Piracy, and that’s not just figurative. It was literally true! Men and women made untold fortunes in gold, silver, jewels, and goods while riding the high seas and bringing their foes low… often down to the depths of Davey Jones’ locker. And many of them became famous pirates who […]

Zionist U.S. as Part of British ZIONIST Empire as Modern Day Pirates

U.S. is a Modern Day Pirate-Lawless & Rogue https://sputniknews.com/radio_loud_and_clear/202008151080174477-the-modern-day-pirates/ On today’s episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Mohammad Marandi, an expert on American studies and postcolonial literature who teaches at the University of Tehran.09:12 / 115:33 The US military announced last night that Iran had briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil […]

The Jewish Pirates Who Ruled the Caribbean

The Jewish Pirates Who Ruled the Caribbean History BY Andrew Paul June 3, 2015 Guess who paid Pirates to loot ships for them… yep the jews as always. As European nations pushed westward in a mad dash for colonies from the 16th to 18th centuries, the Caribbean became a pirate’s paradise. Legendary sailors like Edward […]

Caught On Tape: U.S. Security Contractors Open Fire On Somali Pirates

Following the highjacking of a cargo ship near the coast of Somalia in April of 2009, ocean transport companies began taking the threat of modern day pirates seriously. For years Somali pirates were able to easily board ships and hold their crew for ransom, at times even going so far as to torture or […]

Homeless Man Unnecessarily Arrested After Being Profiled at Starbucks (Submission)

The following post was shared with the CopBlock Network by Dan Olson, via a message to the CopBlock Network Facebook Page. In addition to that option you, can also send us stories and/or video through the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. The post consists of submission consists of a post Dan made to his personal website describing […]

School Cop Filmed Body-Slamming 12-Year-Old Girl Fired

A San Antonio Independent School District police officer filmed body-slamming a pre-teen female middle school student onto a brick walkway, has been fired. District Officials said Officer Joshua Kehm was removed from his position on Monday as investigators reviewed the March 29 incident at Rhodes Middle School in San Antonio, Texas in which he was filmed restraining 12-year-old Janissa Valdez and then throwing her […]

EU politicians rip Turkey’s links to ISIS, label Erdogan dangerous

EU politicians rip Turkey’s links to ISIS, label Erdogan dangerous Turkey’s attack on the Russian bomber is the first such incident between a NATO country and Moscow in half a century. Across the media, there are concerns that relations between the Alliance and Russia could worsen and see a return to Cold War times.   […]

Ex-New Jersey Detective’s Attempt to Overturn Firing for Assaulting Minor Rejected

A former Camden detective, who was fired after he assaulted a 15 year old in 2005, had his termination upheld by an appellate court on Tuesday. Detective Lawrence Norman and fellow Officer George Ingram beat the teen, who was only identified as “A.F.” due to his age, after he was arrested in a drug sting. […]

Tarpley: Al-Qaeda pirates to grip Mediterranean if rebels take over

RT Aug 26, 2011 The UN has called for restraint in Libya amid reports of abuses and alleged summary killings by both rebels and Gaddafi loyalists. The Security Council has also agreed to release 1.5 billion-dollars in Libyan assets to help deal with humanitarian needs. The opposition continues to claim that Tripoli is largely under […]

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