LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — In this week’s “8 Points of Community Pride,” we beam a proud light on Iraqi War veteran Sgt.Patrick Parker or, “Sgt.Pushup,” as he’s known for his commitment to helping children during the pandemic.
Gennady Kuzmin, Russia’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, called on the international community to save children from the Al-Hol refugee camp in northeastern Syria, writes RIA News… He recalled that in accordance with international law, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child, states are obliged to repatriate their citizens, as well as to take action to prevent the children of citizens from becoming stateless.
BOSTON — It is a topic we have covered in Boston 25 newscasts many times: Veteran mental health and the growing number of men and women taking their own lives.According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, 17 veterans commit suicide -- on average -- every day.
Their first meeting was on Nov. 13, 2001 LYNCHBURG, Va. – Across the country, there are groups dedicated to honoring our servicemen and women.What makes one Lynchburg group special is that they’ve gathered for 1,014 consecutive weeks.The Monument Terrace Troop Rally is held every Friday at noon, regardless of the weather.
The image of influential Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr with his robe unbuttoned and receiving the coronavirus vaccination has boosted sluggish efforts to halt the virus here, encouraging Iraqis to get their dose amid widespread skepticism.Two months after Iraq received its first doses, the number of daily vaccinations has slowed to a trickle even as infections rise and doctors implore citizens to protect themselves.
By Swedish Iraq Solidarity Association The following is an appeal by the Swedish Iraq Solidarity Association on occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, May 3.Eighteen years have passed since Iraq was invaded and occupied in 2003 by the United States, supported mainly by Britain.The coverage by Western media — not least the Swedish media — of developments in the country has been extremely deficient and often directly misleading.
Committed gas investments in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region for the period 2021-2025 are expected to total $75bn, Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) said.Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq are the “top three Mena countries in terms of committed gas investments”, the multilateral development financial institution said in its ‘Mena Energy Investment Outlook 2021-2025.’ Committed gas investments in Mena for the period 2021-2025 ($7bn) are $9.5bn less than the previous outlook, Apicorp said.
For years, domestic balances, threat perceptions and foreign policymaking institutions have had an important effect on Turkey’s foreign policy pattern.However, the country’s foreign policymaking mechanisms have gone through serious structural changes in the past two decades.Before the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002, foreign policy decision-making mechanisms were made up of both high-ranking military generals and diplomats.
Re: Sue Thompson, M,D letter May4th 2021 she states" I'm assuming he was willing, in Iraq, to kill the children of Iraqi mothers who would grow up to be soldiers" What an asinine assumption to make which, by the way has nothing to do with the sponsored bill.
Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base against Palestine', says Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei-World News
Iran's supreme leader Khamenei made the remarks during a speech on Al-Quds Day, an annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians, which is seen in Israel as an expression of hatred and anti-Semitism Tehran: Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday called Israel "not a country, but a terrorist base" during a speech on Al-Quds Day, an annual show of solidarity with the Palestinians.
Stock Market Today – Turkey and China disrupt the multibillion-dollar armed drone market The widespread use of drones in Iraq and Afghanistan by the United States to target and kill insurgents jump-started a new chapter in the history of conflict.These high-flying and remotely piloted aircraft could engage targets with impunity while the operators were safely working in a ground control station.
Young girls sell narcissus at the traffic lights.Boys push carts with fruit or ice blocks, serve tea, help unload trucks and run errands for shopkeepers.Child labor is already part of daily life in Iraq, but since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, a record number of children have entered the workplace.
It is not often you receive an American flag flown in combat as a thank you, but that is exactly what Charlie Company of the 1-137th Assault Helicopter Battalion sent to the middle school students at Saint Joseph Catholic School.The flag, along with a certificate signed by the military pilots and their flight crew, certifying the flag was flown during a combat mission in northern Iraq and Syria, was in appreciation for the care packages of snacks, letters, and food the students sent to our troops in October 2020.
Nash Habib was born in Iraq.In the years following the end of the first Gulf War, there were many refugees from Iraq who were trying to emigrate to the United States.He was one of the ones who was successful.Nash Habib first moved to Greece with his family; this was a nation that was known to make it easier for refugees to ultimately come to the United States.
The widespread use of drones in Iraq and Afghanistan by the United States to target and kill insurgents jump-started a new chapter in the history of conflict.These high-flying and remotely piloted aircraft could engage targets with impunity while the operators were safely working in a ground control station.
Cooperation against Daesh will ‘likely need to be on terms dictated by Baghdad,’ analyst tells Arab News Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu recently announced plans to set up a military base in Iraq’s northern Dohuk region ANKARA: Turkey has reopened its consulate in Mosul, in northern Iraq.
Mosul – Iraq’s second largest city – suffered massive devastation during the conflict with the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).An estimated 7-8 million tonnes of debris was created by the fighting, mainly in the Old City on the banks of the Tigris River.
(Bloomberg) -- A Saudi foreign ministry official confirmed his country is in talks with Iran to reduce tensions in the Middle East, bringing weeks of private diplomacy between the two regional powerhouses into the open.Ambassador Rayed Krimly, head of policy planning at the ministry, told Reuters that Riyadh wanted to see “verifiable deeds” before evaluating the talks.