2022-05-15: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-15). Crisis in Ukraine and Iran national interests. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iran's power will increase through regional cooperation and comprehensive relations with countries that are linguistically, racially, religiously, culturally, geographically and civilly linked to Iran.

Alfred de Zayas (2022-05-15). Arnold August is Right in Blowing the Whistle on the Menace to Academic Freedom in Canadian and US Universities. orinocotribune.com By Alfred de Zayas &#1 ; May 12, 2022 | Review by Alfred de Zayas of the article by Arnold August: "Ukraine-Russia: Sanctions against a 'pro-Russian' professor from the University of Montreal, or freedom of speech?" | Arnold August is right in blowing the whistle on the menace to academic freedom and the ethos of independent research posed by pressures of political correctness and the spread of "cancel culture". This development constitutes moral bankruptcy in any country that considers itself "democratic", and a fortiori a disgrace in the academic profession. The case of Professor Michael Carley of the Universit…

Nora Barrows-Friedman (2022-05-15). Podcast Ep 57: Landback from Turtle Island to Palestine. electronicintifada.net Indigenous activists with NDN Collective release position paper on Palestinian liberation.

Animal Liberation Press Office (2022-05-15). Now For Some Good News: Animal Abusers Feeling the Heat. indybay.org Below are some selected news stories from the last 16 months; no claims by activists for any of these fires have been received as of yet by the North American Animal Liberation Press Office.

Staff (2022-05-15). Yemen to strongly respond if Saudis aggression continues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — A member of Yemen's Ansarullah political bureau told news sources that the Yemeni armed forces have developed a strategic weapon that could be used against Saudi Arabia if the aggression continues.

Staff (2022-05-15). Car bomb blast in Yemen's Aden leaves several injured. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — News sources reported that the blast took place in Aden city in the south of Yemen and left several people injured.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). All ready for quick Finland, Sweden membership in NATO. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — NATO's Deputy Secretary-General Mircea Geoana and the German foreign minister have said that the military alliance will quickly admit Finland and Sweden membership despite Turkey's objections.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Okinawa marks years of end to US rule amid protests. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Protesters in Japan's Okinawa urged Japan's central government to do more to reduce US military presence there as the island group marked the th anniversary of its return to Japan after 27 years of American rule.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Turkey, Iraq ask for increase in imported gas from Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The chairman of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) has said that negotiations are underway to extend the gas export contract to Turkey and Iraq, while the two countries have requested an increase in gas exports.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Remaining out of FATF has not blocked Iran's trade relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Ali Salehabadi says Iran's non-accession to the FATF has not hindered the country's trading relations with other countries, adding that Iran's foreign currency reserves have increased.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Paykan beats Japanese team at Asian Club Volleyball C'ships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Paykan of Iran came from a set down to beat Japanese giants Suntory Sunbirds 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-21) in Pool A of the 2022 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship at Azadi Hall here on Sunday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Hezbollah to accept election result whoever wins. en.mehrnews.com Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Sheikh Naim Qassem cast on Sunday his vote ballot at a polling center in Beirut's Al-Bashoura area.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Sweden's ruling party backs NATO membership bid. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Sweden's ruling Social Democrats backed the country joining NATOafter Finland confirmed that it would apply for NATO membership.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). NATO to keep anti-Russian sanctions for as long as necessary. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — All NATO member states are committed to keep the anti-Russian sanctions in place for as long as is necessary, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Iran-China parl. friendship group holds symposium with FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The chairman and members of the Iran-China Parliamentary Friendship Group held a symposium with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Sunday afternoon.

Staff (2022-05-15). VIDEO: Harvesting viper's-bugloss in N Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Viper's bugloss is one of the medicinal herbs commonly used in Iran. Villagers in the northern county of Astara, Guilan province, start reaping the herb in mid-spring.

Staff (2022-05-15). Khatibzadeh signs memorial notebook of martyr Abu Akleh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh signed the memorial notebook of the Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh at the country's embassy in Tehran.

Staff (2022-05-15). Abu Akleh assassination perpetrators must be punished. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council has condemned the assassination of the Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, stressing the Israeli regime must be held to account for the crime by the international community.

Staff (2022-05-15). Iranian trade delegation to visit Oman soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — An Iranian trade delegation will travel to Oman ahead of President Raeisi's visit to the country.

Staff (2022-05-15). Human rights become political means for intl. powers. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson said Sunday that Human rights have become a political means due to the approach of the powers on the international stage.

Staff (2022-05-15). Maj. Gen. Bagheri to visit Tajikistan for bilateral talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces will travel to Tajikistan on Monday for bilateral and regional cooperation between the countries.

Staff (2022-05-15). Cuba e Irán inician decimoctava sesión de Comisión Intergubernamental para las Relaciones Económicas. cubadebate.cu En Teherán comenzó la decimoctava sesión de la Comisión Intergubernamental para las Relaciones Económicas Cuba-Irán, que tiene entre sus objetivos fortalecer la cooperación bilateral. En el ámbito de la reunión, fue inaugurada la planta de producción de la vacuna PastoCorona, transferencia tecnológica de la vacuna Soberana 02 al Instituto Pasteur.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-15). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sunday, May 15.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-15). Shia-Sunni unity strategy of Islamic Republic of Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Warning about the growth of Takfiri terrorism in the region, the Iranian President said that unity between Shia and Sunni Muslims is a strategy for the Islamic Republic of Iran, not a tactic.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-15). 4th day of Tehran Intl. Book Fair. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The fourth day of the 33rd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) was attended by Iranian government spokesman Ali Bahadori Jahromi and a number of book enthusiasts at Imam Khomeini Mosalla in Tehran.

Staff (2022-05-15). Iran determined to reach sustainable deal in Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that Iran is determined to reach a good and lasting agreement on the revival of the JCPOA.

Staff (2022-05-15). Tehran, Baku stress continued coop. to protect bilateral ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian foreign minister and his Azeri counterpart stressed the importance of continued negotiations and cooperation to protect bilateral relations from plots hatched by the enemies of the two countries.

Staff (2022-05-15). How will be Iran-UAE relations under Mohammad bin Zayed? en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The change in the leadership of the United Arab Emirates offers a new opportunity for a greater thaw in Tehran-Abu Dhabi relations that if seized by the new president of the UAE would elevate the relations to a new level.

Staff (2022-05-15). Iran's oil exports hike 40% despite sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The CEO of the National Iranian Oil ‚ÄéCompany (NIOC) said that Iran is seeking to sell its oil at the highest volume possible, adding that the country's exports have witnessed a 40 percent hike in spite of sanctions.

Staff (2022-05-15). Iran serious in talks, firm in distrusting enemies. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani says that Iran is serious in the Vienna talks and firm in distrusting enemies.

Staff (2022-05-15). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 15. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Sunday, May 15.

Staff (2022-05-15). El Benny Raffoso estuvo en el Saratoga. cubadebate.cu Sus inagotables discípulos supieron mostrar al mundo la fuerza y solidaridad humanista de este país ante la adversidad. Valorando esos heroicos hechos acontecidos, afirmo que el coronel Bienvenido Raffoso Bartolomé, el mejor apagafuegos de Cuba, el Benny Raffoso, estuvo en el Saratoga.

Staff (2022-05-15). Cuba reporta 93 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 92 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este sábado 14 de mayo, Cuba reportó 93 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 92 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 467 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este domingo.

Staff (2022-05-15). Ariel Martínez aumenta a .353 su promedio ofensivo en el béisbol japonés. cubadebate.cu El cácher y jardinero matancero Ariel Martínez bateó de 3-3 en la victoria este domingo de su equipo, los Dragones de Chunichi, sobre los Gigantes de Yomiuri en el Tokyo Dome. En el partido, Martínez logró su tercer jonrón de la temporada 2022 del béisbol japonés, un doblete, un sencillo, tres carreras anotadas y dos empujadas.

Staff (2022-05-15). Diputados cubanos aprueban nueva Ley del Código Penal (+ PDF). cubadebate.cu La Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular aprobó este domingo la nueva Ley del Código Penal, que responde a las actuales y perspectivas condiciones políticas y socioeconómicas del país. Rubén Remigio Ferro, presidente del Tribunal Supremo Popular (TSP), comentó que para la elaboración de este código, que reemplaza a la vigente ley promulgada en 1987, fueron consultados magistrados, jueces, fiscales, especialistas, miembros del Ministerio del Interior, profesores de Derecho y diputados de diferentes territorios.

Staff (2022-05-15). Finlandia anuncia su solicitud para ingresar a la OTAN. cubadebate.cu Este domingo, el presidente finlandés, Sauli Niinistà∂, y la primera ministra, Sanna Marin, anunciaron la solicitud para que Finlandia ingrese en la Organización para el Tratado del Atlántico Norte (OTAN) alegando como razón el objetivo de incrementar sus opciones de seguridad ante el conflicto entre Rusia y Ucrania.

Staff (2022-05-15). Minsap informa que siguen hospitalizados 12 lesionados por accidente en el hotel Saratoga. cubadebate.cu El Ministerio de Salud Pública informó que hasta las 10: 00 a.m. de este domingo 15 de mayo, el conteo de lesionados por el accidente en el hotel Saratoga es de 99, de los que 12 están hospitalizados en cinco instituciones habaneras y 41 recibieron el alta médica. La cifra de fallecidos se mantiene en 46, precisa el Minsap en su actualización.

Staff (2022-05-15). Prosigue este domingo quinta sesión extraordinaria de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular. cubadebate.cu Con la presencia de Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, primer secretario del Partido Comunista de Cuba y presidente de la República, prosigue este domingo la quinta sesión extraordinaria de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular en su novena legislatura.

Staff (2022-05-15). Consideraciones teórico-metodológicas para la disputa por el sentido. cubadebate.cu Es imprescindible organizar las batallas por el sentido como una verdadera revolución que, si se desarrolla en toda su extensión, está llamada a convertirse en uno de los acontecimientos científicos más importantes de este momento histórico. Asumir una responsabilidad importante ante las ofensivas imperiales decididas imponernos, entre mil canalladas, su guerra cognitiva desplegada, incluso, por la OTAN.

Staff (2022-05-15). La moda en Cuba, más que una guayabera. cubadebate.cu Hay que decir, además, que el mercado del diseño de moda en Cuba se encuentra poco explotado, por lo que es relativamente sencillo posicionarse dentro de él, siempre y cuando se ofrezca al consumidor un producto y una atención de calidad, que satisfaga sus gustos y sea asequible al bolsillo. La complejidad radica fundamentalmente en la adquisición de la materia prima, la cual escasea y, en ocasiones, la existente no tiene la calidad requerida para cumplir con los estándares del mercado.

Staff (2022-05-15). Ex jefe del Pentágono reveló que Trump le propuso a Guaidó asesinar a Maduro. cubadebate.cu Mark Esper, quien fue secretario de Defensa de Estados Unidos durante la Administración Trump, ha revelado que el entonces inquilino de la Casa Blanca propuso a los líderes de la oposición de Venezuela matar al presidente Nicolás Maduro. Trump puso sobre la mesa dicha propuesta el 5 de febrero de 2020.

Staff (2022-05-15). Eclipse total de Luna: Cinco horas para observar este domingo la primera "Luna de sangre" del 2022. cubadebate.cu El Instituto Geográfico Nacional de España comunicó este viernes que durante la próxima noche del 15 de mayo al lunes 16 de mayo de 2022 el mundo podrá apreciar el primer eclipse total de luna del año, el cual será totalmente visible en la nación europea. De acuerdo con la institución el evento cósmico se observará a simple vista.

Staff (2022-05-15). El tiempo: Chubascos y tormentas eléctricas en occidente y centro en la tarde. cubadebate.cu Amanecerá mayormente nublado en centro y oriente y parcialmente en el occidente. En la tarde estará nublado, con algunos chubascos y tormentas eléctricas, que serán más numerosos en centro y occidente, las que pueden llegar a ser fuertes en algunas localidades.

Staff (2022-05-15). Jeff Bezos pide a la Junta de Gestión de la Desinformación de EEUU a revisar un tuit de Joe Biden. cubadebate.cu Jeff Bezos, ha instado a la recién creada Junta de Gestión de la Desinformación del Gobierno estadounidense a verificar un tuit del presidente Joe Biden en el que aseguraba que la alta tasa de inflación podría rebajarse mediante una subida de impuestos corporativos. Bezos sugirió que el mandatario estaba equivocado al querer relacionar los dos asuntos.

teleSUR, DRL, JL (2022-05-15). Asamblea cubana evalúa resultados de medidas económicas en 2022. telesurtv.net Según el Ministerio de Economía, se aprecia un proceso de recuperación gradual, pero sostenido, en los primeros meses.

teleSUR, ldp, SH (2022-05-15). Parlamento cubano aprueba ley de Soberanía Alimentaria. telesurtv.net La nueva legislación promueve la gestión efectiva de los recursos alimentarios locales por parte de los actores municipales.

Wellbeing Blueprint (2022-05-15). Tuesday 5/17: Power of the Native Vote: Mobilizing Indigenous Communities to Advance Structural Change. indybay.org Online event…

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