Posts Tagged ‘visits’

Qatari FM visits Tehran, meets President-elect Raisi

Qatari FM visits Tehran, meets President-elect Raisi – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani, the deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs of Qatar, visited Tehran on Sunday and held talks with Iran’s President-elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi. The sides discussed the latest developments in bilateral relations and important regional and international […]

Lebanon: Russian delegation visits with construction projects

A Russian delegation of officials and business people arrived in Lebanon on Monday for the second time, with project offers covering oil and electricity, as well as the reconstruction of the ports of Beirut and Tripoli, RT has reported. The delegation will study the feasibility of repairing two oil refineries in Zahrani and Tripoli and […]

Delegation Visits Cabo Verde To #FreeAlexSaab As US Flaunts International Laws

Venezuelan diplomat, Alex Saab, who is a businessman born in Colombia, has been held for over a year now in the small African island nation of Cabo Verde at the request of the United States, which is seeking his extradition. Saab has not committed any crimes other than trying to thwart the United States’ illegal […]

Egypt’s intelligence chief ‘discreetly’ visits Libya

Egyptian intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, yesterday arrived in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on an unannounced visit, according to official Libyan sources. Sources told Anadolu Agency that Kamel was due to meet his Libyan counterpart, Hussein Al-Ayeb, adding that the visit aimed “to boost mutual cooperation and support the political process and stability in Libya.” […]

Kamala Harris Visits Tomb Of Unknown Soldier To Tell Him To Enjoy The Long Weekend

Kamala Harris Visits Tomb Of Unknown Soldier To Tell Him To Enjoy The Long Weekend WASHINGTON, D.C.—Vice President Kamala Harris visited The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Memorial Day to pay her respects, and also to remind the fallen soldier to enjoy the long weekend.  As the military band played, Kamala somberly placed the […]

Parthian underground city getting prepared for public visits  

Parthian underground city getting prepared for public visits   – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Samen underground city is getting prepared to reopen to the public in west-central Iran. The ancient troglodytic settlement dates back to the Parthian era (247 BC – 224 CE) based on archaeological evidence. Currently, an entrance, which bears Parthian architectural motives and […]

Citing danger, top Haredi rabbis urge avoiding visits to Western Wall on Shavuot

Two of the leading figures in the ultra-Orthodox community on Sunday warned against visiting the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem during the approaching Shavuot festival, citing the danger due to violence between the Jewish and Arab populations in the country. Chaim Kanievsky and Gershon Edelstein, considered top authorities in the Lithuanian-descended community, […]

Last Wild Macaw In Rio De Janeiro Visits Zoo Every Day

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Some have claimed she’s indulging a forbidden romance. More likely, loneliness compels her to seek company at Rio de Janeiro’s zoo. Either way, a blue-and-yellow macaw that zookeepers named Juliet is believed to be the only wild bird of its kind left in the Brazilian city where the birds once […]

Two Parallel Visits, or “We’ll Dance with Both of You”

Two important visits took place on April 2-3, 2021, the combination of which perfectly illustrated the difficult situation in which Seoul finds itself amid the standoff between Beijing and Washington. On the one hand, the US is South Korea’s main military and political ally, and the policy of rebuilding alliances that the new President Biden […]

EU’s Michel visits Libya as nation battles instability and coronavirus

European Council President Charles Michel was in Libya on Sunday to lend support to the UN-backed peace process. Oil-rich Libya has been torn by civil war since the toppling and killing of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 in a NATO-backed revolt. Michel met with the chief of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al Manfi, before […]

Biden Visits Southern Border To Play ‘Despacito’ For Migrant Kids In Cages

EL PASO, TX—In response to increasing calls to address the growing crisis at the southern border, Biden finally made the trip to the detention facility in Texas to see what was going on. To cheer up the hundreds of kids sitting on the cement floor behind chain-link fences, the president pulled out his phone and […]

Mayor de Blasio Tells NYPD to Pay People Home Visits For “Hurtful” Comments

Kew Gardens in London is to change labels on its plants and flowers in order to inform visitors on how racist they are. Yes, really. The popular attraction, which welcomes over 2 million visitors a year from all over the world, is set to “change display boards for plants such as sugar cane – previously […]

Peace Delegation Visits Nicaragua To Explore Impact Of US Sanctions

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. March 15, 2021 | Newsletter For the next two weeks, I am in Nicaragua on the first delegation organized by the Sanctions Kill coalition and the Friends of the ATC (Asociacion de Trabajadores del Campo – Association of Rural Workers) to study the impact of sanctions imposed by the United […]

Egypt’s Sisi Visits Sudan with Dam Diplomacy, Security on the Agenda

Sudan’s Sovereign Council Chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan walks with Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, during a welcome ceremony in Khartoum, Sudan March 6, 2021. Photo: Sudan Sovereign Council/Handout via REUTERS Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visited Sudan on Saturday for the first time since the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir, as the neighbors […]

Pope Francis Meets Iraq’s Top Shi’ite Cleric, Visits Birthplace of Prophet Abraham

Pope Francis attends an inter-religious prayer at the ancient archeological site of Ur, traditionally believed to be the birthplace of Abraham, in Ur near Nassiriya, Iraq March 6, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani Pope Francis entered a narrow alleyway in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf to hold a historic meeting with the county’s top Shi’ite cleric […]

AOC visits Texas, raises $4 million for those without power, food, water

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is currently leading a fundraising effort to help Texans affected by a deadly storm that left millions without water and power.The firebrand Democrat has raised over four million dollars in the past few days for the nation’s second most populous state. Within a day the fundraising effort had raised a […]

Pope Francis visits Holocaust survivor in Rome

On Saturday, Pope Francis made a visit to Edith Bruck, a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor, at her home in Rome.Vatican News reported the pope reading an interview given by Bruck for Holocaust Memorial Day, and “felt deeply moved” by her story and wanted to meet her in person.Bruck was born into a poor Jewish family and […]

Senior PA official visits jailed Palestinian leader Barghouti with elections planned

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UN envoy on Yemen visits Iran to discuss political solution

TEHRAN – The United Nations special envoy on Yemen, Martin Griffiths, began a two-day visit to Iran on Sunday to discuss issues related to the Yemen crisis. During his first visit, the UN official is expected to meet with senior Iranian officials, including Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, according to a statement issued by the […]

Leader visits Imam Khomeini shrine as Islamic Revolution marking 42nd anniversary

TEHRAN – Concurrent with the start of “the 10-Day Dawn” and on the eve of the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei visited the shrine of Imam Khomeini and the martyrs’ cemetery on Sunday. The 10-Day Dawn starts from Bahman 12 to Bahman 22, which this year […]

Defense minister visits IDF’s long-range attack HQ in veiled threat to Tehran

Defense Minister Benny Gantz visited the Israel Defense Forces unit tasked with conducting operations far beyond the country’s borders on Sunday, reviewing operational plans, his office said, in an apparent threat to Iran. Gantz, who created the Depths Corps in 2012 when he was chief of IDF staff, met with the unit’s commander, Maj. Gen. […]

WHO’s Covid-19 fact-finding mission visits ill-fated animal market in Wuhan

A team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic has visited a seafood and live animal market in Wuhan which was linked to the first detected clusters of the disease. The team visited the now-shuttered Huanan Seafood Market on Sunday. The sprawling market has seen its security […]

WHO team visits Wuhan market to probe origins of first virus outbreak

WUHAN, China — A team of WHO experts investigating the origins of COVID-19 visited a market in Wuhan on Sunday where one of the first reported clusters of infections emerged over a year ago. Members of the group arrived at Huanan seafood market — which has been sealed since January last year — driving into its barricaded premises as guards quickly blocked others […]

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that had early COVID patients

A World Health Organization team visited a hospital where China says the first COVID-19 patients were treated more than a year ago as part of the experts’ long-awaited fact-finding mission on the origins of the coronavirus. The WHO team members and Chinese officials earlier had their first in-person meetings at a hotel, which WHO has […]

NOC president Salehi Amiri visits Iran athletics federation

TEHRAN – President of Iran’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) Reza Salehi Amiri held fruitful discussions with the Iran athletics federation’s officials on Thursday. Salehi Amiri was accompanied by NOC secretary general Keykavous Saeidi and Peyman Fakhri, Director of the National Teams’ Monitoring Center in the NOC. “I am confident that athletics will protect our reputation […]

Premier visits Pillars of Light

Browse > Home / News / Premier visits Pillars of Light December 17, 2020 by J-Wire Newsdesk Read on for article Premier Daniel Andrews visited the Pillar of Light Chanukah eight-day Chanukah event at Melbourne’s Federation Square. The Ark Centre’s Rabbi Gabi Kaltmann demonstrated the world of dreidels, doughnuts and latkes and of course the […]

Thousands of Army-Navy Patriots Erupt Into Chants of “USA! USA!” as Trump Visits West Point

President Trump was enthusiastically greeted by thousands of patriots at the Army-Navy game at West Point on Saturday. When POTUS stepped on the field the huge crowd erupted into chants of, “USA! USA!…” 00

Visits to Father Christmas go virtual amid COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has been so all-encompassing there are few aspects of life that it has not touched. Now we can add Christmas to that list. Not only has COVID-19 affected how people will celebrate Noel, but it has also hit things like children visiting Father Christmas. London-based Madeleine Oberton-Thickett thinks she has the answer: […]

India’s Modi Visits Key Vaccine Facilities as COVID-19 Case Load Surges

FILE PHOTO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi, August 15, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Adnan Abidi/File Photo Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi toured three of the nation’s leading vaccine development and manufacturing sites on Saturday as coronavirus case counts continue to soar. India […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Netanyahu visits vaccine logistics center, says storage won’t be a problem

Israel, the West Bank and Gaza are dealing with a renewed coronavirus outbreak, leading to proposals and measures intended to curb its spread and mitigate the economic ramifications of the crisis by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities. Israel currently has 9,422 active cases; 2,826 people have died. In the West Bank, there are 9,249 active […]

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