Shop owner scores $1 million bonus for selling the winning Powerball ticket
The owner of Joe's Service Center in Altadena, California, who came to the United States from Syria in 1980 with $14,000 in his pocket, is now a millionaire after selling the sole winning... #syria #joesservicecenter #altadena #shopowner (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lessons from Rome. Weaving Peace Is a Polyphonic Dialogue
Colosseum at the Prayer with the Pope and the representatives of the workd’s religions. Credit: Elena L. PasquiniBy Elena L. PasquiniROME, Nov 7 2022 (IPS) Arms are raised, stretched out towards the sky, holding white cards with the word “peace” written in different languages. A girl, a refugee from Syria, reads the Rome’s “Appeal for peace”: “With firm conviction, we say: no more war! Let’s stop all conflicts […] Let dialogue be resumed to nullify the threat of nuclear weapons.” Pope Francis singed it in front of the people gathered at the Colosseum, holding the word “peace”...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elena Pasquini Tags: Armed Conflicts Europe Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Migration & Refugees Peace Religion TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news

Conflict, crisis fuel cholera surge across Mideast hot spots
Thousands of cholera cases have swept across Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq in recent weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

WHO Regional Director ’s statement on cholera outbreaks
2 November 2022 – Good afternoon and welcome to today’s press briefing on the latest updates on cholera outbreaks in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  After decades without a single case of cholera, the outbreaks that have been recently declared in Lebanon and Syria mark an unwelcome comeback in those countries.  In fact, this is part of a worsening pattern across the Region, and the globe, as 8 of the 22 countries in our Region are grappling with outbreaks of cholera and acute watery diarrhoea.  Moreover, there are now 29 cholera outbreaks worldwide – the highest number on record. We know that...
Source: WHO EMRO News - November 2, 2022 Category: Middle East Health Source Type: news

Kansas mom gets 20 years for leading Islamic State battalion
Her own children denounced her in court. ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Kansas native who led an all-female Islamic State battalion when... #native #mom #battalion #allisonflukeekren #prison #syria #alexandria #kansas #islamicstate (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news