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Juneteenth now an Ann Arbor holiday, but NAACP says battle for equality continues

Michigan Live 18 May 2021
Council Member Lisa Disch, D-1st Ward, noted the holiday commemorates the June 1865 announcement by Union Army General Gordon Granger, who landed in the port city of Galveston and proclaimed freedom from slavery in Texas, following the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to Union General Ulysses S ... “And so I hope that this holiday ...
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RAK Police receive 5,008 calls during Eid Al Fitr holidays

Gulf News 18 May 2021
Major General Ali Abdullah Bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah ... Major General Al Nuaimi added that 286 minor traffic accidents were recorded in the emirate during the holiday period.
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IG offers Eid prayer at Police Lines Headquarters

Urdu Point 17 May 2021
Inspector-General Islamabad police Qazi Jamil ur Rehman has lauded the security arrangements undertaken by the capital city police on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr as no significant untoward incident took place in the city during the Eid holidays ... the city during the Eid holidays.
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Greece: Country reopens to international tourists amid easing of restrictions

Ruptly 17 May 2021
Following all the hygiene protocols, we are ready to offer to our guests pure holidays in a pure environment," said Konstantinos Tzikopoulos, general ...
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Israel-Gaza fighting enters its second week with no end in sight

Straits Times 17 May 2021
"We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy," he said in a pre-taped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday. In New York, UN Secretary-General ...
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Lebanon urged to initiate reforms and restart negotiations with IMF

Arab News 17 May 2021
Sereni said Italy “supports UNIFIL forces led by Italian General Stefano Del ... Expectations rose before the Eid Al-Fitr holiday that Hariri could quit his mission, but the Secretary-General of the Future Movement Ahmed Hariri on Monday described these expectations as “media leaks.”.
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Israel pounds Gaza despite international calls for ceasefire

Middle East Online 17 May 2021
"We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy," he said in a pretaped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday. In New York, UN Secretary-General ...
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US, UN call on Israel, Hamas to cease fire amid continuing attacks in Gaza

Business Day 17 May 2021
“We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy,” he said in a pretaped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday. In New York, UN secretary-general ...
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Israel launches dozens of Gaza strikes as fighting enters second week

Yahoo Daily News 17 May 2021
"We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy," he said in a pretaped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday ... Secretary-General Antonio ...
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Dozens of Israeli warplanes 'bomb Hamas leaders' homes and underground tunnels' in Gaza overnight as ...

The Daily Mail 17 May 2021
The night of strikes began when Hamas rockets were fired at the cities of Beersheba and Ashkelon, with one slamming into a synagogue hours before evening services for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, Israeli emergency services said ... an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday.
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Israel-Gaza fighting enters its second week

Yahoo Daily News 17 May 2021
"We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy," he said in a pretaped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday ... Secretary-General Antonio ...
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Israel pounds Gaza as fighting enters second week

Metro USA 17 May 2021
“We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy,” he said in a pretaped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday ... Secretary-General Antonio ...
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Israel steps up carnage with barrage of Gaza airstrikes

Gulf News 17 May 2021
“We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy,” he said in a pretaped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday ... Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told ...
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Israel launches dozens of strikes as Gaza fighting enters second week

Reuters 17 May 2021
"We also believe Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live in safety and security and enjoy equal measure of freedom, prosperity and democracy," he said in a pretaped video aired at an event marking the Muslim Eid holiday on Sunday ... Secretary-General Antonio ...
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Editorial Roundup: New York

Finger Lakes Times 17 May 2021
Dunkirk Evening Observer. May 10, 2021. Editorial. CONSOLIDATION More opportunities in the courts ... Andrew Cuomo ... New York Post. May 11, 2021 ... Newsday ... We can’t give you much advice on how to do that, but we can reassure you that even if things between you and your mom get downright neurotic, the point of this holiday — and motherhood in general — is love ... .
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