Posts Tagged ‘siege’

Moon Jae-in’s Under Siege

On May 10, Moon Jae-in, who has completed his five-year term as president, left for his small homeland in Yangsan City, Gyeongsangnam-do Province, 420 kilometers south of Seoul. Arriving at the station, the ex-president said that he was returning to his village of origin, as promised, and intended to live an ordinary life, looking after […]

After 15 years of siege, Ramadan in Gaza looks very different

Every year, millions of Palestinians anxiously await the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, a beloved and cherished month by Muslims around the world. In Gaza, the Ramadan atmosphere and traditions bring about a reawakening of social relations between communities and neighbors, who have spent the past year going about their lives. For Gaza’s […]

Ukraine war: Devastating siege of Mariupol continues as humanitarian crisis worsens

After twelve days of siege, the strategic southern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol is without water, gas, electricity or communications, and people were seen fighting for food in recent days. The situation is “almost desperate”, warned Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The number of civilians killed during the siege of Mariupol reached 1,582, and some of […]

One Person Killed by DR Congo Police During “State of Siege” Protests

Local Population Calls for Increased Security Measures 01/25/2022 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – On January 24 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one person was fatally shot by police and several others were arrested in Beni town while protesting the “state of siege” declared by President Felix Tshisekedi in May 2021. A […]

Hezbollah Official: Only Fools Assume Siege, Sanctions Will Undermine Resistance

Dec 06, 2021 By Staff, Agencies The head of Hezbollah Executive Council His Eminence Sayyed Hashem Saffiedine said certain parties that believe they can undermine the Resistance by siege and sanctions are “stupid.” “If some people imagine that that can weaken this resistance by siege, elections or sanctions, then I tell them: You are stupid, […]

New Study Reveals How Legendary Assyrian Siege Ramp Overcame Lachish

Israeli archaeologists have revealed the secrets behind the Assyrian siege ramp that conquered the ancient Judean town of Lachish. A recent study published in the  Oxford Journal of Archaeology  shows how King Sennacherib’s military juggernaut was able to triumph over the Judean fortified hill town in less than a month. The Lachish Assyrian siege ramp, […]

Christians ‘Under Siege’ in Kaduna State, Nigeria, Area Leaders Say

The Rev. Silas Yakubu Ali. (ECWA photo) JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – The killing of the Rev. Silas Yakubu Ali and more than 50 other Christians in an area of Kaduna state, Nigeria in the past two months shows that Christians are under siege from Muslim Fulani herdsmen, community leaders said. Dominic Gambo Yahaya, leader […]

Dalit Agricultural Labourers Lay Siege To The House Of Punjab Chief Minister

Under the invitation of the joint front of the rural and farm labour organizations, Ten thousand dalit agricultural labour gheraoed the house of Captain Amrinder Singh at Moti Mahal in Patiala. He was forced to issue a written letter to scrap metres on electricity bills and pay occupation of labourers cut plots in a month, […]

The Great Mongolian Raid Of Georgia And The Siege Tower Of Corpses

By late 1220, after being relentlessly pursued for months by Genghis Khan’s generals Shah Ala ad-Din Muhammad II of Khwarazm , wearing a torn shirt, died exhausted, poor, and from pleurisy. With the death of the Shah, Genghis Khan had received reports of a territory where “ narrow-faced men with light hair and blue eyes […]

Capitol Hill Bomb Threat Suggests Jan. 6 Siege Was a Beta Test

Commentary Although it didn’t succeed in shutting down the certification of the Electoral College votes in the free and fair 2020 presidential election, the Jan. 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol was, in its own way, a success nonetheless in its likely inspiration for events such as today’s threatened bombing of the Capitol complex. […]

The Third Siege of Rome: Byzantine Armies Battle the Ostrogoths

The Third Siege of Rome occurred in 549-550 AD and was fought between the Byzantine Empire and the Ostrogoths. The former was in control of the city, whilst the latter tried to seize the city. The Third Siege of Rome was part of the Gothic War, a conflict between the Byzantines and Ostrogoths that lasted […]

Israel’s Siege and Violence are Damaging Palestinian Children’s Minds

By Anjuman Rahman Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip are being psychologically tortured. Growing up with periods of prolonged fear and abuse has devastating physical and mental consequences, and young people are suffering as a result. Israel’s latest military offensive against the Palestinians in Gaza inflicted lasting trauma on children, with noticeable behavioural changes due […]

How George Soros Laid Siege to City Hall

The globalist billionaire has been working behind the scenes infecting radical left activism into major U.S. city power structures to collapse America. by Jon Bowne Back in May of 2021 Austin, Texas, voted on Proposition B which made it illegal for the growing number of homeless residents flocking to Austin to camp anywhere they please. […]

Gaza fishermen protest against continuous Israel siege

Scores of Palestinian fishermen yesterday staged a protest against the continuous Israeli siege on Gaza, as well as the occupation’s aggression on the fishing industry, Anadolu reported. Fishermen Syndicate in Gaza organised the protest, which took place in the port west of Gaza City. The fishermen held posters reading: “It is my right to move […]

Imagine what Gaza could become if the siege were lifted…

May 26, 2021 – 23:34 By Martin Love Words are not sufficient to describe the horrors of what “Israel” (and the U.S. as an enabler) have done in the last two months around al-Aqsa, Sheikh Jarrah and across Palestine, and then Gaza for almost two weeks. The price paid for the shift in worldwide perceptions […]

End the genocidal siege of Syria!

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Provoking A Russian Siege Mentality Is Counterproductive For US Foreign Policy

Posted on March 21, 2021 by Zara Ali By Andrew Korybko Source Leading Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov warned that the US is pursuing the aim of a “prolonged siege of ‘Putin’s Russia’” through “sanctions from hell”, “push[ing] Ukraine into a new war in the Donbass”, and “building up the armed forces on the borders with […]

Home Invasions: All the Ways the Government Can Lay Siege to Your Property

“How ‘secure’ do our homes remain if police, armed with no warrant, can pound on doors at will and … forcibly enter?”—Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the lone dissenter in Kentucky v. King Americans are not safe in their homes. Not anymore, at least. This present menace comes from the government and its army of […]

Catapult: The Long-Reaching History of a Prominent Medieval Siege Engine

One of the most iconic images of the European Middle Ages is the castle. This defensive structure was often heavily fortified and provided its inhabitants with much-needed safety. It was usually quite difficult for an enemy to capture a castle, and for that, an attacking army needed siege engines. The catapult was one of the […]

At Hearing on Capitol Siege, Sen. Ron Johnson Reads Post from Islamophobe’s Website

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‘We are under siege’: Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine says military has taken over his home as election count continues

Uganda’s main challenger to the presidency, Bobi Wine, has claimed that the country’s military has besieged his home, as votes are still being counted from Thursday’s poll in an election already marred by controversy. “We are under siege. The military has jumped over the fence and has now taken control of our home,” Bobi Wine, […]

Feds admit Capitol “siege” was planned in advance by Trump haters, not Trump supporters

Feds admit Capitol “siege” was planned in advance by Trump haters, not Trump supporters / Ethan Huff (Natural News) Federal law enforcement officials are blowing the lid on the Capitol false flag “siege,” revealing that it was planned long in advance by bad actors who hate President Donald Trump rather than support him. Many […]

The Capitol siege rattled him, yet Appelbaum is more worried about 2024

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency has partnered with the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, a center of Jewish thought and education in Israel and North America, on Identity/Crisis, a podcast about Jewish news and ideas. This week, Hartman’s president, Yehuda Kurtzer, spoke with Yoni Appelbaum, the Atlantic’s Ideas editor, who also taught history and literature […]

Photo of antisemitic shirt at Capitol siege goes viral. Why was it wrong?

Each got one thing wrong: The picture wasn’t from that day. Source

‘US democracy is a lie’: Hezbollah leader Nasrallah says Capitol siege is result of Trump’s ‘criminal’ tactics used in Syria, Iraq

The storming of Capitol Hill gave Americans a taste of violent methods that Donald Trump has employed overseas throughout his presidency, argued Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement. “What the Americans witnessed [on Wednesday] was a small result of the crimes that Donald Trump committed during his four years of presidency in […]

A Prayer of Outrage and Hope for our Country After the Siege of our Capital

A president who refuses to accept defeat, Who continues to insist that facts are on his side, Who asks his followers to overturn the results of a free democratic election, Who calls for insurrection and violence Is a stain on the sacred office. A leader who downplays the severity of a deadly virus Who encourages […]

Netanyahu condemns Capitol siege after Trump promises ‘orderly transition’

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‘I don’t recognize our country’: Jewish lawmakers under siege respond

It’s been a day unlike any in modern American history. As an armed mob broke into the US Capitol building, vandalizing offices and taking over the dais on the Senate floor, lawmakers have gone under lock and key. At least one person was shot and critically injured. Capitol Police evacuated Congress members who were going […]

A Ukrainian chief rabbi endorses siege of US Capitol by Trump supporters

(JTA) — Rabbi Moshe Azman, a prominent Ukrainian cleric with ties to several Trump associates at the heart of last year’s Ukrainegate scandal, endorsed Wednesday’s violent attempt to prevent the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s election win, comparing the clashes to his own country’s recent pro-democracy revolution. Following the storming of the US Capitol by […]

Members Under Siege in Congress Give Their Accounts

This article will be updated throughout the day. Rep. Elaine Luria “Just had to evacuate my office because of a bomb reported outside, while the President’s anarchists are trying to force their way into the Capitol,” tweeted Luria, a Virginia Democrat recently re-elected to her sophomore term. “I heard what sounds like multiple gunshots.” Luria, […]

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