Posts Tagged ‘restoring’

Egypt wins international award for restoring Alexandria synagogue

Egypt has won an international award for its restoration work on a historic synagogue in the city of Alexandria. According to an announcement by the Ministry of Antiquities on Facebook earlier this month, the restoration of the Eliyahu Hanavi Synagogue won the award for ‘Best Project: Renovation/Restoration in the Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) Global Best Projects […]

North Korea’s Kim Open to Restoring Communications With South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday expressed a willingness to restore dormant communications with South Korea, days after Seoul called on Pyongyang to do so. His remarks come just days after North Korea fired a newly-developed hypersonic missile toward the Sea of Japan off its east coast, marking its third weapons test in just […]

Infrastructure Bill Will ‘Study’ Job Losses from Canceling Keystone XL, Without Restoring It

The new $1.2 trillion “bipartisan” infrastructure bill contains a provision to create a “study and report” on the effects of President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office — but does not restore it. The 2,700-page draft text of the bill was obtained exclusively by Breitbart News […]

COVID-19: Restoring Public Trust During A Global Health Crisis

May 4th 2021 By: GMI Reporter An Evidence-Based Position Paper to Ensure Ethical Conduct Executive Summary “COVID-19: Restoring Public Trust During A Global Health Crisis” (access the entire 444 page document here) During our investigation into the variety of topics this manuscript covers, a theme began to stand out as a consistent concern. Safe and effective treatments […]

Biden’s Push for Restoring Aid to Palestinians Faces Legal Hurdles and Brewing Political Crisis

(JNS) In recent days, the Biden administration has moved rapidly to restore funding to the Palestinians that had been largely severed during the Trump administration. Concerns are being raised, however, that the funding could both violate existing U.S. law, while also rewarding bad behavior by the Palestinian leadership through their continued support of terrorism, their […]

After restoring aid to Palestinians, Biden endorses two-state solution

US President Joe Biden on Wednesday promised to press for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as he restored aid to the Palestinians. In a call with Jordan’s King Abdullah II, a longstanding US ally who recently faced down dissent within the royal family, Biden “affirmed that the United States supports a two-state solution […]

Restoring The Roman Retreat Of Herculaneum Beach, Buried By Vesuvius

Herculaneum beach in the ancient Roman town of Herculaneum, buried along with Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius on October 24th 79 AD, is to be excavated and restored. When the archaeologists finish, visitors will be able to stroll along Herculaneum beach, as elite Romans once did, before the lethal surge of nature wiped […]

‘Restoring My Lost Childhood’: How children’s homes revived the youngest Holocaust survivors

Browse > Home / Featured Articles / ‘Restoring My Lost Childhood’: How children’s homes revived the youngest Holocaust survivors January 24, 2021 by Deborah Fineblum Read on for article It’s been 75 years, but Yaakov Guterman can still recall nearly everything about the nine months he lived in Zakopane, Poland. Lena Küchler (centre), director of […]

Restoring our water systems should be top priority for Biden administration

Wild and Scenic Merced River, California. Photo: Bob Wick, BLM The Biden-Harris transition team identified COVID-19, economic recovery, racial equity and climate change as its top priorities. Rivers are the through-line linking all of them. The fact is, healthy rivers can no longer be separated into the “nice-to-have” column of environmental progress. Rivers and streams […]

US Supreme Court debates hearing 2 cases on restoring Nazi-era Jewish property

WASHINGTON (AP) — The US Supreme Court on Monday struggled with whether to allow two lawsuits stemming from claims of property taken from Jews in Germany and Hungary during the Nazi era to continue in US courts. One case was brought by a group of Hungarian Holocaust survivors. They’re seeking to be compensated for property […]

Israel, Palestinian Authority edge closer to restoring coordination

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Regenerative Agriculture: Saving the Planet While Restoring Topsoil and Growing Healthier Food

The Most Revolutionary Act The Need to Grow Directed by Rob Herring and Ryan Wirick (2019) Film Review This documentary focuses on the Earth’s dwindling supply of topsoil for growing food crops. According to filmmakers, decades of unsustainable agriculture practices have left humankind with only 60 years of farmable soil. Although most environmentalists agree that […]

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on cancel culture, restoring morality and Israel’s missed opportunities

(JTA) — Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of Great Britain, has written dozens of books about religion and politics — but he also believes that mixing the two leads to “terrible politics and even worse religion.” It’s a tough line to toe, especially when you’ve just written a book highlighting the decline of fundamental […]

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on cancel culture, restoring morality and Israel’s missed opportunities

(JTA) — Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi of Great Britain, has written dozens of books about religion and politics — but he also believes that mixing the two leads to “terrible politics and even worse religion.” It’s a tough line to toe, especially when you’ve just written a book highlighting the decline of fundamental […]

US claims countdown to restoring Iran sanctions underway, dismissing opposition

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday dismissed near universal opposition to its demand to restore all UN sanctions on Iran, declaring that a 30-day countdown for the “snapback” of penalties eased under the 2015 nuclear deal had begun. US allies and foes have joined forces to declare the action illegal and doomed […]

Pompeo heads to UN to begin process of restoring sanctions on Iran

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Gaza tensions: Hamas doesn’t seek escalation, but won’t make do with restoring calm

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Iranian, Turkish top military brass underline restoring Gov’t rule over northern Syria

FNA- Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri announced that during his recent visit to Turkey an agreement was made to restore the Syrian government’s rule over the Northern parts of the country where the US forces have been deployed. “Good agreements have been made on the full establishment of […]

Restoring The Heartland And Rustbelt

Above photo: The Brazos Wind Farm, also known as the Green Mountain Energy Wind Farm, near Fluvanna, Texas. (Wikimedia Commons) An Organizing Proposal for Clean Energy Democracy The world faces a crises of enormous proportions. Global warming, caused by the continued burning of fossil fuels, threatens life on Earth as we know it, and yet, those […]

Understanding musical rapture

     The skin comes out in goosebumps and tingles run up the spine. But how particular pieces of music can induce such rapturous effects in people has stumped researchers for centuries. With the passing of time comes new technology though, and suitably equipped with modern brain scanning equipment, scientists may now have made some headway. […]

Kurds at War: Battle updates from the Shingal front – Veterans Today

5:14pm – Nasir Ali, a Rudaw correspondent, said the bodies of 40 ISIS militants were found abandoned at an Arab village in the Hardan sub-district of Shingal. Ali also said that after five consecutive assaults  Kollat village near Shingal was recaptured by the Peshmerga.   4:52pm – Rudaw correspondent Hevidar Ahmed said on the scene […]

Decision by Estonia to freeze bank accounts of Russian news agency shows Europe’s disregard for free speech

     The decision of an Estonian bank to close the accounts of Rossiya Segodnya International News Agency is evidence of Europe’s fearfulness and its disregard for the freedom of speech, agency’s editor-in-chief, Margarita Simonyan, said Thursday. Earlier in the day, Tallinn Business Bank informed Rossiya Segodnya that it unilaterally terminated an agreement covering the agency’s […]

Koko The Gorilla Adopts 2 Baby Kittens After Being Unable To Have Her Own Kids

Koko the gorilla received a special gift for her 44th birthday. The gorilla, famous for her knowledge of American Sign Language, was presented with a box of kittens and allowed to choose two as pets; the remaining cats were adopted into good homes. Koko received her first cat “All Ball” after signing that she wanted […]

Koko The Gorilla Adopts 2 Baby Kittens After Being Unable To Have Her Own Kids

Koko the gorilla received a special gift for her 44th birthday. The gorilla, famous for her knowledge of American Sign Language, was presented with a box of kittens and allowed to choose two as pets; the remaining cats were adopted into good homes. Koko received her first cat “All Ball” after signing that she wanted […]

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