Protesters block roads across US to support Gazans | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Pro-Palestinian protesters shut down traffic Monday morning in cities across the country, part of a global effort to disrupt economies and pressure world leaders to push for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. In California, protesters chained themselves to barrels and blocked northbound lanes. I-880 in Oakland, while another group of protesters carrying signs … Read more

Ukraine’s great vulnerabilities: ammunition, soldiers and air defense | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Ukraine’s top military commander has issued a gloomy assessment of the army’s positions on the eastern front, saying they have “worsened significantly in recent days.” Russian forces were pushing hard to exploit their growing advantage in personnel and ammunition to break Ukrainian lines, commander Gen. Oleksandr Syrsky said. said in a statement weekend. ‚ÄúDespite … Read more

Israel weighs response to Iran attack, and each option poses a risk | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Israeli leaders were debating Tuesday how best to respond to Iran’s unprecedented weekend airstrike, officials said, weighing a set of options calibrated to achieve different strategic outcomes: deterring a similar attack in the future, defusing its American allies and avoid an all-out war. Iran’s attack on Israel, an immense bombardment that included hundreds of … Read more

Floods at Dubai airport and heavy rain kill 18 in Oman | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Record rains that inundated the United Arab Emirates and neighboring countries, killing at least 18 people in Oman and crippling air travel in Dubai, were expected to continue into Wednesday, officials said. Dubai typically records around five inches of rain a year. Only the deluge that fell Tuesday afternoon equaled that amount. For the … Read more

Strong winds sink burning snowman in Zurich, disappointing Swiss | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Imagine if Punxsutawney Phil just didn’t show up one year. How would people know how long winter would last? Zurich residents found themselves in a similar state of limbo this week. On Monday, strong winds disrupted the city’s annual spring festival, a Swiss version of Groundhog Day that includes a parade and the ceremonial … Read more

Wednesday briefing: China’s economy grew faster than expected | ET REALITY

[ad_1] China’s economy grew more than expected China’s National Bureau of Statistics said yesterday that the economy grew 1.6 percent in the first quarter from the previous three months, despite a severe housing crisis and sluggish spending in the country. When projected for the full year, first-quarter data indicates the economy was growing at an … Read more

Ukraine sees ‘hypocrisy’ in Western allies’ defense of Israel | ET REALITY

[ad_1] For people in eastern Ukraine, where nightly Russian drone strikes overwhelm overwhelmed army air defenses, the response by Western allies to Iran’s airstrike on Israel this weekend produced uncomfortable comparisons. The armies of the United States, Britain, France and others intervened to help Israel defend itself against an attack by more than 300 Iranian … Read more

Mayor orders police to disrupt conservative conference in Brussels | ET REALITY

[ad_1] On Tuesday, a Brussels mayor sent police officers to break up a meeting of prominent self-described “anti-woke” conservatives from across Europe, including Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary, declaring that “the far right is not welcome” ahead of the The authorities quickly withdrew. Emir Kir, The Socialist Party mayor of the central Brussels neighborhood … Read more

Three African runners let a Chinese runner win a race in Beijing? | ET REALITY

[ad_1] After a grueling hour, there was little to separate the four runners as the finish line approached. But then, one extended his hand towards the other and made a gesture, as if motioning for him to continue forward. Seconds later, another runner did the same. China’s He Jie then pulled ahead of the others, … Read more

UN panel says Israel obstructing its investigation into Oct. 7 attack | ET REALITY

[ad_1] Members of a United Nations commission said Tuesday that Israel was obstructing their efforts to investigate possible human rights violations on Oct. 7 and the ensuing war between Israel and Hamas. But they said the commission had still shared large amounts of evidence with the International Criminal Court. “We have faced not only a … Read more