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Ebola News 2022

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Summary As of 26 Nov 2022, all schools in Uganda have been closed due to an Ebola outbreak. This document provides some news stories in chronological order with entry headings showing the source and date. BBC (25 Nov 2022) “Ebola outbreak closes all schools in Uganda” — Millions of students in Uganda have been sent… Continue reading Ebola News 2022

Iran News 2022

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Summary This document offers some selected news about Iran as of November 2022. Entries are in chronological order with the most recent at the top. Entry headers provide source and date. ABOUT — Iran is home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations, beginning with the formation of the Elamite kingdoms in the fourth millennium… Continue reading Iran News 2022

Qatar News 2022

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Summary There is usually some scandal associated with high-profile world events such as the Olympics or World Cup. So, the expected concerns and news stories seem to be surfacing with regard to Qatar. Some are documented and well-founded, while others are speculative. An additional concern with Qatar are the conservative laws about social behavior. This… Continue reading Qatar News 2022

Lebanon Report 2022

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Summary This document contains selected news reports about Lebanon in 2022 as well as some past context. Information is provided in chronological order with the most recent at the top. Source and date are used for entry headings. Support The following efforts are being made to assist the people of Lebanon. News Al Jazeera (10… Continue reading Lebanon Report 2022

Ukraine War News 2022

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Summary This page offers recent news about the war in Ukraine. Entries are listed in chronological order with the source and date used as entry headers. Deutsche Welle (24 Nov 2022) “Attacks on civilians and infrastructure: Has Russia become a ‘terrorist state’?” — Massacres, torture and kidnappings: the list of alleged war crimes committed by… Continue reading Ukraine War News 2022

VICE News Reporter Hind Hassan Visits Taliban Militants

Video About On February 29, 2020, the United States signed a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest war. The historic agreement was intended to create a pathway towards peace in Afghanistan, but one year later, violence in the country has reached an all-time high. Under the 2020 peace deal, the U.S. agreed… Continue reading VICE News Reporter Hind Hassan Visits Taliban Militants

The 2020 Global Desert Locust Invasion – Climate, Food Scarcity and Desertification

This page offers news and information about the 2020 global desert locust invasion. Stories and reports are listed below in chronological order with emphasis on the source and date. Some unusual fluctuations in climate have resulted in excessive locust populations. These locust swarms can eat more quantities of food than the entire populations of some… Continue reading The 2020 Global Desert Locust Invasion – Climate, Food Scarcity and Desertification

Neturei Karta: The Ultra-Orthodox Jews Who Support a Peaceful Dismantling of the State of Israel

In The Chosen, a book which was also produced as a movie, we learn about a strong difference of opinion among some Jewish people in the late 1940s regarding the establishment of Israel as a Jewish state. Followers of Ultra-Orthodox Judaism were opposed to establishing a Jewish state. At one meal, Reuven mentions that some… Continue reading Neturei Karta: The Ultra-Orthodox Jews Who Support a Peaceful Dismantling of the State of Israel

Israel West Bank Annexation News (Jun 2020)

Below are recent news reports regarding the Israeli plan for annexation of the West Bank. These reports are presented in chronological order with the most recent at the top and listed with news source and date. VOA News (8 Jun 2020) Peace Process Fading as Israeli Annexation Approaches. Palestinian leaders suspend security cooperation and Israeli… Continue reading Israel West Bank Annexation News (Jun 2020)

Why Ethiopian Jews Are Building a Movement Against Racism in Israel (6 Jun 2020)

Watch Click play on the video below to watch. About Solidarity marches for U.S. protesters rippling around the world reached Israel on Tuesday where hundreds of protesters waved “Black Lives Matter” signs and chanted “George Floyd.” They also called out another name: Solomon Teka. Over the past five years, six young men of Ethiopian descent… Continue reading Why Ethiopian Jews Are Building a Movement Against Racism in Israel (6 Jun 2020)

U.F.O. Navy Video Footage Confirmed by Defense Department (27 Apr 2020)

The Defense Department has declassified three videos that had previously been unofficially circulating in the public. The clips show three incidents described by the Defense Department as “unidentified aerial phenomena.” One of the videos was recorded in November 2004, and the other two were recorded in January 2015. (Los Angeles Times, 27 Apr 2020) Additional… Continue reading U.F.O. Navy Video Footage Confirmed by Defense Department (27 Apr 2020)

VICE News: Moscow’s Facial Recognition Tech Will Outlast the Coronavirus (16 Apr 2020)

MOSCOW – The Russian capital is home to a network of 178,000 surveillance cameras. Thousands of these cameras are already connected to facial recognition software under a program called “Safe City.” Police claim the technology has helped arrest more than 300 people. Now, as part of the response to COVID-19, authorities are trying to bring… Continue reading VICE News: Moscow’s Facial Recognition Tech Will Outlast the Coronavirus (16 Apr 2020)