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THREAD: As #TheShadowKingNovel gets ready to launch, follow me through moments in history & meet a few of the #women who helped to shape it.

#WWII #WomensArmyCorps #AfricanAmerican
THREAD: As #TheShadowKingNovel gets ready to launch, follow me through moments in history & meet a few of the #women who helped to shape it.

Working on a dive bomber, 1943. Photo by Alfred T. Palmer

#WWII #WomenInWar #AfricanAmerican
THREAD: As #TheShadowKingNovel gets ready to launch, follow me through moments in history & meet a few of the #women who helped to shape it.

#Army #nurses, Greenock, Scotland

#WWII #WomenInWar #AfricanAmerican
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4. Further Proof. The Truth may be long, but it always prevails.
Who fights against #Syria, against the Govt of #Syria & #Syrian Army?
As you can see, they are #Not Syrians!
Any question?
#ForeignTerrorists #RegimeChange #Imperialism #WarCriminal #Lies #Conspiracy
#Hypocrisy
1. Further Proof. The Truth may be long, but it always prevails.
Who fights against #Syria, against the Govt of #Syria & #Syrian Army?
As you can see, they are #Not Syrians!
Any question?
2. Further Proof. The Truth may be long, but it always prevails.
Who fights against #Syria, against the Govt of #Syria & #Syrian Army?
As you can see, they are #Not Syrians!
Any question?
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Ministry of Truth
@JosepBorrellF asks #Spain's Superior Court of Justice to close #Catalan delegations in London, Geneva & Berlin for "damaging Spain's image" based on documents intercepted by his toytown spy network and social media posts.
#BorrellGate
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catalannews.com/politics/item/…
London

The delegation is accused of ''retweeting messages in favour of Gibraltar" and criticising Borrell's comment on us history: "they only had to kill a handful of Indians".

In this case, surely it was Borrell was "harming #Spain's image"?
#BorrellGate
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London

Borrell's toytown diplomats found it "damaging to #Spain's image" that "there were barely 20 people" at an event with Parliament VP, @josepcosta: an Estelada on a table "looked like a coffin" and "people mocked it on social media"

#BorrellGate
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The #Vietnamese Navy & Coast Guard have been mobilized & are in high alert status. The info running around in Viet military circles is that the Chinese ships are acting very aggressively and attempted to ram VN vessels. @CollinSLKoh @duandang @BonnieGlaser
The Chinese survey ship is protected not only by Chinese coast guard vessels, but also by Chinese navy ships positioned behind the Chinese coast guard vessels. The Chinese ships are near the DK-1 area of Vietnamese oil rigs & platforms.
Both sides are keeping things under wraps for now. There is no official information or media news about this situation. The situation is tense, but is not at the level of the 2014 oil rig incidents, for now. Pictures of the DK-1 oil rig area that is next to the contested area.
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No-show of #Spanish police and intelligence officials - Trapote, Gonzalo, Pérez de los Cobos - before commission investigating terror attacks #Catalonia, Aug '17. Disrespect of #Catalan institutions and still no news of what they knew.
#ThisIsTheRealSpain
elmon.cat/politica/el-cn…
Absentees:

Ex-chief of CNP Cat, Sebastián Trapote
Dir. CNI, Félix Sanz Roldán
Ex-chief of Civil Guard Cat, Ángel Gonzalo
Interior Ministry rep. to Security Commission Cat, Diego Pérez de los Cobos
Dir. of CITCO, José Luis Olivera Serrano
Ex-DG of CNP, Germán López Iglesias

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#Spain’s secret service (#CNI) admitted “contacts” with Abdelbaki Es Satty, the mastermind behind the terror cell but didn't clarify their frequency, duration or remuneration, only that they were within the “protocol established for convicts” 17/11/2017

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Why @krls & @toni_comin must be allowed to take their seats in the @Europarl_EN
"The essential step to become an MEP is to receive enough support. #Catalans understood this and delivered massive majority support to @krls, @toni_comin, @ClaraPonsati, and the whole list"
@boye_g

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"#Spain's #SupremeCourt should suspend the national arrest warrants against @krls & @toni_comin. Both now enjoy immunity that the Supreme can't interfere with. They must decide to respect the law or not, but the little credibility they still have in Europe is at risk."
@boye_g

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Asked whether @krls & @toni_comin must swear to uphold the Constitution in person before #Spain's Central Electoral Board before taking office, @boye_g said the rule was out-of-date, against EU law, and, if the #SupremeCourt got involved in this battle, it would surely lose.

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#Spanish election: socialists win amid far-right gains for Vox party theguardian.com/world/2019/apr…
Turnout was 75.8% – well up on the 66.5% two years ago. Pedro Sánchez of the Socialist Workers’ party (PSOE) hailed the result and the high turnout as proof of #Spain’s desire to move forward and reject the reactionary policies of some of his rightwing opponents.
“The PSOE’s triumph – it picked up 38 more seats than at the last general election in June 2016 – came amid the continuing fracture of the Spanish right. The far-right Vox performed slightly below expectations” #Spain
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(cw: rape) Rape laws in #Europe are outrageous. This case in #Italy - a woman said 3 men raped her in a train station elevator - is similar to La Manada case - a woman said 5 men raped her. The women were not believed because they didn’t fight back/resist bbc.com/news/world-eur…
Only 8 out of 31 #European countries have laws saying sex without consent is rape. Watch this important @amnesty video
European rape laws are “dangerous and outdated.” Only 8 out of 31 #European countries have laws saying sex without consent is rape.
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⚫It's the 2nd time #Spain's "SECRET CESSPIT" (#cloacas) has confirmed #PP's ex-PM #Rajoy knew about anti #Podemos & #Catalunya operations

⚫In recordings made in his office revealed by ⁦@publico_es⁩, then Interior Minister, #FernándezDíaz says: "The President knows"
#Spain
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Audio from @Moncloa_com shows that #PP interior minister Fernández Díaz sent officers to NY to investigate allegations #Podemos received funding from Venezuelan govt. Hugo Chavez' ex-finance minister was offered #Spanish nationality and new ID for info.
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elnacional.cat/en/news/spanis…
Insp. Fuentes Gago, attaché to #Spanish embassy in the Netherlands, & top fraud squad officers secretly recorded Isea & his lawyer at the meeting in the #Spanish consulate.
Chavez's ex-confidant had fled to the US & was concerned for his family's safety.
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Today is the 80th anniversary of the end of the #Spanish Civil war. I am in #Spain on book tour. I saw Picasso’s Guernica in #Madrid and here in my residence in #Valencia is an exhibit. It is a time that still teaches us a lot today.
Mika Etchebéhère was the only woman to command a column in the #SpanishCivilWar #80aniversarioguerracivil
Langston Hughes went to Spain in 1937 for African American newspapers & spoke on the links btwn fascism & racism. #80anosFinGuerraCivil #SpanishCivilWar
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#Barcelona! I’m excited for my book event at La Central with Brigitte Vasallo
And here I am with wonderful Juanjo Bayo, literary agent and media liaison for @Capitan_Swing who published my book in #Spanish, at @La_Central_ bookshop #Barcelona
And I will be in conversation with @La_Vasallo
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#Spain! I’m heading your way for a 5-City book tour for my first book Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution, which was published in Spanish last year by @Capitan_Swing
#Barcelona
#Madrid
#Malaga
#Seville
#Valencia
And I so love the cover for the #Spanish edition of my book via @Capitan_Swing
Hey, #Barcelona - I am heading towards you! I have long wanted to visit 💜
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#CatalanTrial: PP - the Perjury Party 1
"A witness who doesn't tell the truth in his deposition in court shall be punished with imprisonment of 6 months to 2 yrs and a fine of 3-6 months"
Sáenz de Santamaría couldn't remember/lied
The PP can never remember/always lies
📽️@omnium
#CatalanTrial: PP - the Perjury Party 2
"A witness who doesn't tell the truth in his deposition in a court case shall be punished with imprisonment of 6 months to 2 yrs and a fine of 3-6 months"
M. Rajoy couldn't remember/lied
The PP can never remember/always lies
📽️@omnium
#CatalanTrial: PP - the Perjury Party 3
"A witness who doesn't tell the truth in his deposition in a court case shall be punished with imprisonment of 6 months to 2 years and a fine of 3-6 months"
Zoido couldn't remember/lied
The PP can never remember/always lies
📽️@omnium
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In all of #Goethe's writings, probably nothing is more relevant to the frightening idea of the #NewWorldOrder (#NWO) than the following exchange in the #tragedy #Egmont:

"A l b a. Du sagst mir was ich nicht hören sollte; auch ich bin fremd.
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E g m o n t. Dass ich dir's sage, zeigt dir dass ich dich nicht meine.
A l b a. Und auch so wünscht' ich es nicht von dir zu hören. Der König sandte mich mit Hoffnung, daß ich hier den .Beistand des Adels finden würde. Der #König w i l l seinen Willen.
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.. Der König hat nach tiefer Überlegung gesehen, was dem #Volk​e frommt; es kann nicht bleiben und gehen wie bisher. Des Königs Absicht ist, sie selbst ZU IHREM EIGNEN BESTEN EINZUSCHRÄNKEN, ihr eigenes Heil, wenn's sein muß, ihnen aufzudringen, die schädlichen #Bürger
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📰Financial Times📰

📺Televised trial of #Catalan secessionists set to reignite passions

⚖Courtroom drama comes at delicate time for coalition government

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📃The declaration of independence was not ratified or published in the official gazette of the Generalitat

🕵The charges ARE rebellion, sedition, disobedience and misuse of public funds

🙈Lazy: "Fled", "One of Spain's wealthiest regions", etc

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🔥"Hardcore separatists come to the fore" - there's been non-violent direct action (cf. #GiletsJaunes)

🕵A family affair: the Pérez de los Cobos - Falangist family, Fuerza Nueva in youth and it was Francisco's brother, Diego, who gave the order to beat Catalan voters on #1Oct

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These Moroccan coins feature the so-called Seal of Solomon, often depicted as a hexagram, similar to the Star of David. The coins are dated respectively 1271 A.H. (1855) and 1290 A.H. (1873/4), minted by king 'Abd al-Raḥmān and his successor, Muḥammad IV of #Morocco.
The Seal of Solomon is the signet ring attributed to the Abrahamic king/prophet Solomon. It is said that Solomon used this ring to control the spirits and animals. The design as a hexagram is often depicted on medieval #Islamic banners, coins, drinking-cups or in mosques.
According to the Catalan Atlas (1375), the two Anatolian beyliks of respectively Karaman and Candar featured a Seal of Solomon on their flags. The symbol was popular among the Turkish beyliks, and was later used by the #Ottomans in their mosque decorations.
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#Spanish police intervened Sunday at a rally in #Madrid marking the anniversary of military dictator Francisco Franco's death after feminist protesters interrupted the event. google.com/amp/s/www.wist… h/t @NidaKhanNY @mosjev
3 members of the Feminist group Femen who ran into the gathering. The women were topless and had the words "Legal fascism,national shame" painted on their torsos.
Police escorted the three activists away while Franco supporters shouted insults and "Franco! Franco! Franco!" #Spain
The rally is held annually on the Sunday falling closest to Nov. 20, the date Franco died in 1975. The general ruled Spain for 36 years after leading a military uprising that started the Spanish Civil War. #Spain
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1/ #Spanish mezquita ‘mosque’ supposedly comes from Andalusian Arabic ‘masgid’, but why does it end in /a/? And why does it lack the article ‘al-‘ that characterizes Arabic loans in Spanish? Here is an interesting story involving the #Aramaic of the #Nabataeans!
2/ We find a similar word, with the same unexplained final /a/, in #Berber, where mosque is <taməzgida>. The initial ta- is part of Berber grammar, which suggests that the original form of the word was mezgida, with no definite article and a final /a/.
3/ This suggests that when Spanish and Berber borrowed this word, it was not pronounced al-masjid, but rather masgida, with a final vowel – definitely not the Classical Arabic form. When and from whom did they acquire this word?
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4 year ago | #UAE Foreign Minister explained to @BretBaier of @FoxNews on why #MuslimBrotherhood @CAIRNational Is Listed as a Terrorist Group - Watch !
Ha ha ! Bunch of cowards !
@CAIRNational @CAIRNewYork
Ohh look they have a #Spanish #Espanol account too ! 😂 #CAIRisaTerroristOrg
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1/ Here's a bunch of animated time lapses from active volcanoes around the world.

#VolcanoesFromSpace

Data is from #ESA #Sentinel2 satellites. It's processed with the #Copernicus / @sentinel_hub tools.

You ask why? Because I like looking at images from volcanoes and so do you!
2/ Bogoslof Island is the summit of a submarine stratovolcano in the Bering sea. In 2017 it erupted and the island became MUCH bigger. There's going to be some happy puffin and seals there (the ones that didn't burn in lava flows that is)!

#VolcanoesFromSpace #Sentinel2
3/ Manaro Voui is a shield volcano in Vanuatu. Starting in 2017 and still going today it's continuously erupting. People are evacuated.

Chief Tari One of Ambanga has conducted ceremonial offerings but it seems these have not been accepted.

#VolcanoesFromSpace #Sentinel2
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