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Campaign Almanac: Iowa’s Zach Nunn to host DeSantis as 'special guest' at new event

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 08 Jun 2023
Ron DeSantis will speak at a new event hosted by Iowa Republican U.S ... Joni Ernst will join him as special guests at his inaugural annual fundraiser event, “Operation Top Nunn ... Joni Ernst’s annual Roast and Ride event in Des Moines on June 3 ... troops in Iraq ... Pence formally launched his bid for the White House Wednesday at a campaign event in Ankeny.

Bilawal, Karbala's Governor discuss ways to facilitate Pakistani zaireen in Iraq

Urdu Point 07 Jun 2023
... to dispatch a medical team comprising Pakistani doctors and paramedics to Iraq during Arbaeen and Ashoora events in the city.

Pakistan keen to enhance business, trade ties with Iraq: Minister for Foreign Affairs Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Urdu Point 06 Jun 2023
Speaking at an event of Pakistan-Iraq Business Forum here, he said Pakistan and Iraq shared religious and cultural affinities and now needed to take their bilateral relationship to meaningful partnership by encouraging joint ventures and collaboration between the business communities of the two countries.

Sqay: Reviving an ancient Kashmiri Warfare Art Form

Financial Express 04 Jun 2023
Follow Us. By Farooq Wani ... Also Read ... CSK CEO Viswanathan ... Presently Sqay has become a sporting event in more than 62 countries including India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Cyprus, Russia, Azerbaijan and Sri Lanka ... Sqay has two variants- one, combat event, or Loba (fighting) and, two, an Artistic event ... Disclaimer ... .

UAE assumes Security Council presidency with vow to tackle ‘deep divisions, polarization’

Arab News 02 Jun 2023
Lana Nusseibeh said that apart from the familiar issues on the council’s agenda, which include Syria, Yemen, Palestine, Libya, Iraq and Sudan, the UAE will host a ministerial-level signature event on “Climate Change and Peace and Security,” which will be chaired by Mariam Almheiri, the Emirati minister of climate change and the environment.

Covid and the politics of panic

The Spectator 01 Jun 2023
We still haven’t had the final report into the Grenfell Tower fire – a single event which occurred in a single night in 2017. It took 12 years to produce Lord Saville’s report into Bloody Sunday – which ended up being published 38 years after the events themselves. The Chilcot inquiry into Britain’s role in the Iraq war took seven years to conclude ... .

Opelika, Auburn Gather on Memorial Day

Opelika Observer 31 May 2023
“During his subsequent deployment to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Rauch was awarded the Purple Heart after surviving a mortar attack and helping to save the lives of his fellow soldiers.” ... American lives were not just lost in the Iraqi War, but in the events that led up to it — Sept.

'I'm here to pray for my brothers and sisters'

Winston-Salem Journal 30 May 2023
Steven Bennett, a 21-year military veteran who served in operations involving Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan, said he attends the annual event to honor friends he gained during his four tours ... "I concluded that it was a misguided and failed event that cost our nation over 58,000 lives and many times that more wounded.".

'I'm here to pray for my brothers and sisters': Sense of duty, respect leads hundreds ...

News & Record 30 May 2023
Steven Bennett, a 21-year military veteran who served in operations involving Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan, said he attends the annual event to honor friends he gained during his four tours ... “I concluded that it was a misguided and failed event that cost our nation over 58,000 lives and many times that more wounded.”.

Ionia's Memorial Day Celebration remembers those who gave their lives in defense of nation

Ionia Sentinel-Standard 30 May 2023
The Ionia VFW David A ... Marine Corps. He was killed in action in Iraq in 2005 at the age of 24 ... She didn't wish to speak at the ceremony, but emcee Tom White — one of the event organizers — read a statement on her behalf ... Ionia Public Schools Superintendent Ben Gurk was the event’s keynote speaker ... Marine who served two tours of duty in Iraq ... Subscribe ... .

Hailing the heroes in Alliance ceremonies

The Alliance Review 30 May 2023
Marine Daniel McVicker, Irma and Mike McVicker, spoke during the event about their son, Daniel, who died during the war in Iraq ... For more on Alliance's Memorial Day events, check out photo galleries at

Honoring veterans for Memorial Day

The Alliance Review 29 May 2023
The effort is led by the Alliance Memorial Day Committee, which planned events at the ceremony on the holiday, ...

Memorial Day events honor the fallen

Corsicana Daily Sun 29 May 2023
Monday was Memorial Day and Navarro County residents had many opportunities to attend one of the day’s events honoring those who lie silent from protecting and defending the spirit of democracy and the ideas of freedom ... The event’s organizer Danny Combs emceed the program and thanked all veterans for their service and sacrifices.

Bangor’s war memorials can teach us about those who died in the line of duty

Bangor Daily News 29 May 2023
BDN Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Presently, there is no public memorial to either the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan and the more than 50 Mainers who have died during both ongoing conflicts. There have been a number of events honoring fallen soldiers, but a statue, plaque or other structure has not yet been raised.

Midlands Voices: It is our responsibility to ensure veterans have care and support

Omaha World-Herald 29 May 2023
Veterans are at higher risk of developing mental health issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and anxiety due to their exposure to combat and other traumatic events during their military service. In fact, the VA estimates that up to 20% of veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have PTSD ... Listen now and subscribe.

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken participates in a joint press availability with Sweden's Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson in Luleå, Sweden, on May 30, 2023.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin waves Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he leaves after their talks at the Rus sanatorium in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022
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FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko pose for a photo prior to their talks at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Feb. 17, 2023. Lukashenko, a close ally of Russian leader Putin, is due in Beijing to begin a three-day state visit Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2023, as geopolitical tensions rise over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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