Daily Archives: January 17, 2022

2022-01-17: News Headlines

Staff (2022-01-17). Who is Biden's unblinking chief negotiator on Russia & Ukraine? rt.com Wendy Sherman has helped Democratic presidents negotiate now-failed deals with North Korea and Iran | Veteran US diplomat Wendy Sherman is the woman conveying Washington's messages about NATO expansion in Europe to Moscow — but the 'hard-nosed' negotiator was previously involved in sealing security deals with Pyongyang and Tehran. | Neither the Clinton-era Framework Agreement with North Korea nor the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) acted as the enduring restraints on nuclear proliferation that they were meant to be. | Who is Wendy Sherman? | The 72-year-old diplomat heading the US de…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-17). Implementing Iran-China deal not to depend on Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) — Chairman of Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said that the implementation of a 25-year deal between Iran and China does not depend on the outcome of the Vienna talks.

Staff (2022-01-17). 'Drone attack' kills three at Abu Dhabi airport. rt.com Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the strike | Three people were killed and six wounded in an apparent drone attack on Abu Dhabi on Monday, UAE police have said. Yemen's Houthi rebels have announced a strike "deep" in Emirati territory. | Three fuel trucks exploded in the industrial Mussafah area near storage facilities used by oil firm ADNOC, after which a "minor fire" broke out at a construction site at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the Emirati WAM news agency reported, citing police. | Preliminary investigation suggests that the blast and the fire were caused by a drone attack. | Poli…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-17). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-17). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on January 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Monday, January 17.

Richa Chintan (2022-01-17). Cuba shows an alternative to Big Pharma hegemony through global solidarity. greenleft.org.au Cuba puts people before profits — showing the world an alternative to the monopolistic practices of Big Pharma. It promotes a public health system, state-funded research and shows global solidarity through tech transfer and vaccine delivery to developing countries, writes Richa Chintan.

Staff (2022-01-17). Servicio de Paquetería Internacional: øPor dónde le entra el agua al envío? (+Fotos). cubadebate.cu Milena cree que "ya estamos en las mismas" al referirse a las entregas de la paquetería internacional "se le prestó mucha atención y prioridad en un momento determinado, pero ahora no sucede nada". Desde septiembre del 2021 unos familiares en Canadá le mandaron un paquete con artículos para su hijo que en aquel momento no había nacido.

Ian Ellis-Jones (2022-01-17). US imposes travel bans on Cuban officials. greenleft.org.au The United States barred eight Cuban government officials from entering the country this month, accusing them of being implicated in the alleged repression of peaceful protests in July last year, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Staff (2022-01-17). Tornado destruye viviendas y deja varios heridos en la Florida. cubadebate.cu Un tornado tocó tierra en Fort Myers, al suroeste de Florida, con lo cual se emitió alerta para Miami-Dade y Broward. Hasta el momento se reportan heridos menores y alrededor de 16,000 clientes en el suroeste de Florida se han quedado sin electricidad.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-01-17). Enduring stain: Guantánamo military prison turns 20. greenleft.org.au The first prisoners of the "War on Terror" — declared by US president George W Bush — began arriving at Camp X-Ray prison at the US naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on January 11, 2002, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Staff (2022-01-17). Venezuelan People & Army Deployed to Confront Colombian Paramilitary Violence in La Gabarra. orinocotribune.com The presence of Colombian paramilitary gangs since last Friday in La Gabarra, a town bordering Colombia in Venezuela's Apure state, has provoked an immediate reaction by the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) along with local residents, organized by the Simón Bolívar Socialist Communal City. The people and army have responded to the situation with the support of the mayor of Guasdualito, José María Romero, of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). | A group of about 50 men, referred to as Armed Terrorists Colombian Drug Traffickers (TANCOL), were reported on the Colombian side of the border, composed…

ecns.cn (2022-01-16). China, Iran jointly announce implementation of bilateral comprehensive cooperation plan. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks on Friday with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-16). Bodies of 2 Holy Defense martyrs buried in interior ministry. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The remnants of the corpses of the two Iranian soldiers who were martyred during the Holy Defense against the Saddam regime whose identities are still unknown were buried at the Interior Ministery compound on Sunday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-16). Implementing 25-yr Iran-China deal deadline for Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — Chairman of Iran-China Parliamentary Friendship Group said that implementation of a 25-year agreement between Iran and China is a deadline for the West in talks with Iran to decide on removing anti-Iranian sanctions ASAP.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-16). Dual national Adelkhah retuned to prison for violating rules. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — Secretary of Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council has said Iranian-French citizen Fariba Adelkhah has been jailed again after violating the limits of house arrest many times.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-16). Iranian delegation to visit Iraq for economic talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — An Iranian economic delegation will leave for Iraq on Monday to discuss the expansion of cooperation in various fields.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-16). Iran plans to extensively expand exports to China. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari said an Uzbek delegation will visit Iran's Chabahar port, adding that Tehran is planning to extensively expand exports to China.

Staff (2022-01-16). Pres. Raeisi to meet Russian counterpart in Moscow next week. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — A Russian source announced that the Iranian President is going to pay a visit to Russia next week to meet and hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-16). Ministries in talks with Chinese to implement 25-year deal. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The Iranian economy minister said Sunday that Iranian ministries are negotiating with the Chinese side to reach shared deals to implement the 25-year strategic partnership signed between two nations last year.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-01-16). It is up to Yemeni people to decide on their country's future. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — A senior Iranian diplomat said Sun. that the people of Yemen will make the final decision on their country's future, adding that the lifting of the oppressive blockade could trigger a political settlement in the country.

Staff (2022-01-16). World Bank says Iran economy grew by 3.1% in 2021. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The World Bank says in its latest report that the Iranian economy grew by 3.1% in 2021 while it had previously predicted that the economy would grow by 2.5%.

Staff (2022-01-16). Iran-Russia trade value increases by 41% in first 9 months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — Iranian customs administration said that Iran-Russia trade in the first nine months of the year 1400 in the Iranian calendar has increased by 12% in weight and 41% in value compared to the same period last year.

Staff (2022-01-16). Parl. to support Iran-Russia strategic bilateral relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — Referring to President Raeisi's imminent visit to Russia, a member of the Iranian Parliament said that the Parliament will support strategic bilateral relations between Iran and Russia.

Emma Frith (2022-01-16). Young, left and marginalized. zcomm.org Emma Frith explores how young activists are regularly ignored and dismissed in politics – and why those on the left must not fall into this pattern…

_____ (2022-01-16). 15,000 Pounds Of Powdered Milk Delivered To Cuba. popularresistance.org On January 15, 2022, the organizations Puentes de Amor, The People's Forum and CODEPINK are sending a cargo plane loaded with 15,000 pounds of powdered milk from Miami to Cuba. Representatives of the organizations are traveling to Cuba with the shipment. The aid will be received by the Martin Luther King Center in Havana. It will be distributed to pediatric hospitals in Havana. | Since the pandemic and the disruption of food supplies it has caused, there has been a shortage of powdered milk in Cuba, which is normally given out by the state—for free—to children, pregnant women, the elderly and people w…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-01-16). The Settler Blindness to the U.S. Empire's Internal Violence. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea Settler-colonialism creates a blindness among the colonizers. There's a disconnect between what settlers see, and what's actually happening in their surroundings. This can be the case even for settlers who consider themselves sufficiently educated on white supremacy. The colonial contradiction on this continent—and therefore the class contradiction that proletarians of all colors have…

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-16). Security of Iran 'red line of Armed Forces': cmdr. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The Deputy Commander of Iran's Army Air Defense Force said that the security of the country is the red line of Armed Forces and they don't make any appeasement with any country violating the country's airspace.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-16). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

sputniknews (2022-01-16). Israel Reportedly Made 'Wish List' of Weapons for US to Engage Iran, Hezbollah. sputniknews.com The new Israeli government of Naftali Bennet, which came to power last year, has repeatedly warned that it might act preemptively to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Tehran insists that it doesn't seek to build nukes and that its nuclear programme is peaceful.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-01-16). World media coverage of Iran-China strategic partnership. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — The 25-year comprehensive strategic partnership agreement which was signed by Iran and China in March 2021 has been reflected in international media outlets and received widespread media coverage.

Staff (2022-01-16). Iran-China 25-year deal enjoying 'win-win' approach. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — Stating that relations between Tehran and Beijing are expanding in all areas, Iran Foreign Minister said that the 25-year-strategic partnership between the two countries will be implemented with a win-win approach.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-01-16). Iran's exports value top $40bn in in first 9 months. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) — Iran's Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade said that country's export value has exceeded $40 billion since the beginning of the current year in 1400 (started March 21, 2021) up to the present time (Jan. 15, 2022).

Staff (2022-01-16). In Iran's diplomacy map, West is just "one" spot. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) — In line with the active diplomacy that Iran is pursuing in Vienna, President Ebrahim Raeisi is preparing to visit Moscow in the coming days to discuss various issues with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

teleSUR, rmh, JGN (2022-01-16). Conozca seis logros de la ciencia en Cuba. telesurtv.net Descubrimientos y adelantos científicos que demuestran que en Cuba existen hombres y mujeres de ciencia que se sobreponen a las limitaciones materiales, económicas y financieras a favor del desarrollo nacional.

Staff (2022-01-16). Muere sospechoso de tomar rehenes en una sinagoga de Texas. cubadebate.cu El secuestrador que retuvo hoy sábado a varios rehenes en la sinagoga Congregación Beth Israel de Texas (EE.UU.) ha sido abatido por la Policía durante la operación de liberación de los rehenes, que se encuentran todos en buen estado. Al comienzo del secuestro había al menos cuatro rehenes dentro de la sinagoga de la congregación y uno de ellos era un rabino.

Staff (2022-01-16). Fraccari continúa visita a Cuba. cubadebate.cu El presidente de la Confederación Mundial de Beisbol-Softbol (WBSC), Riccardo Fraccari, continuó este fin de semana su visita a nuestro país. El sábado, junto a colaboradores y directivos del Inder, visitó la Empresa Batos para evaluar posibles acciones conjuntas para la producción de medios e implementos para beisbol y softbol.

Staff (2022-01-16). Desde las redes: En Cuba el poder lo tienen ellos, Julita, Yandel, Omar, Ana Rosa… cubadebate.cu Es cierto, hay muchos problemas acumulados, somos una islita bloqueada y nos quieren asfixiar, pero los residentes del antiguo Paradero saben que no están solos, la Revolución no abandona a nadie, y en Cuba el poder lo tienen ellos, Julita, Yandel, Omar, Ana Rosa… Todos!

Staff (2022-01-16). 📨 Modo Avión: Niña, øy entonces? cubadebate.cu °Hola, hola! Otra vez domingo y ya saben lo que eso implica… Modo Avión, 100 pa ¥ abajo. La canción, se la debemos, aunque viene bien un temita de Cimafunk. Busquen "Sal de lo malo", y suban el volumen, que comenzó esta descarga. La frase es más vieja que andar a pie, pero se la repetimos: "A veces lo barato sale caro", aplíquese para todo ámbito en esta vida.

Staff (2022-01-16). Altruismo "De Corazón" joven. cubadebate.cu Una iniciativa de estudiantes cubanos para la donación y el intercambio de medicamentos ratifica que nuestros valores son el mejor antídoto contra cualquier crisis. Cubadebate comparte el reportaje publicado en Juventud Rebelde sobre el tema.

Staff (2022-01-16). Archivo CD: Querido Rubén. cubadebate.cu Devorado por la tisis, ya su voz no se escuchaba. A veces, el gesto importa más que la palabra. La historia de nuestra cultura demuestra que hay que soñar en grande para construir la nación. Así fue con Varela y Heredia. Durante la república maltrecha, Rubén juntó en un mismo haz, visión profética, realismo, poesía y amor, pilares de resistencia y siembra de futuro.

Staff (2022-01-16). 📨 Modo Avión: Niña, øy entonces? cubadebate.cu °Hola, hola! Otra vez domingo y ya saben lo que eso implica… Modo Avión, 100 pa ¥ abajo. La canción, se la debemos, aunque viene bien un temita de Cimafunk. Busquen "Sal de lo malo", y suban el volumen, que comenzó esta descarga. La frase es más vieja que andar a pie, pero se la repetimos: "A veces lo barato sale caro", aplíquese para todo ámbito en esta vida.

Staff (2022-01-16). Con Filo: Récord Guinness de la contrarrevolución y øse tortura en Cuba? cubadebate.cu Cubadebate comparte las dos primeras emisiones del año del programa Con Filo. La contrarrevolución está apostando por ganar un récord Guinness. Cada diciembre levantan una copa al aire y brindan porque "ahora sí", el próximo año sí que se cae la "dictadura". En eso llevan 63… y contando.

Staff (2022-01-16). La Tira de los Lectores: Tu mejor atardecer. cubadebate.cu øCuántas fotos de atardeceres tienes en tu móvil o cámara? Envíanos la foto de tu mejor atardecer. Hace unos días publicamos esta convocatoria y hoy publicamos sus fotos en nuestra página y redes sociales.

_____ (2022-01-16). 'Smoking Gun' Analysis: US Sanctions Produce 'War Time' Economy. popularresistance.org Red Lines Host Anya Parampil Speaks With Francisco R. Rodríguez, The Executive Of Oil For Venezuela, About A Study He Recently Published Which Analyzed The Impact Of US Sanctions On Venezuela's Economy. | Rodríguez shares data which prove sanctions have directly contributed to a major economic contraction in Venezuela, driven mainly by a significant drop in the country's oil production as a result of the measures. Rodríguez also addresses common arguments made by individuals who seek to obscure the impact US sanctions have had on Venezuela's economy. Read the study: sanctionsandsecurity.org/publications/s

Misión Verdad (2022-01-16). An In-Depth Analysis of the Barinas Elections. orinocotribune.com According to a National Electoral Council (CNE) bulletin issued at 11: 20 p.m. on election night (January 9) in Barinas, Venezuela, Sergio Garrido obtained 172,497 votes (55.36% of the total vote count), while Jorge Arreaza, candidate of the Great Patriotic Pole and United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) obtained 128,583 votes (41.27%). | Another opponent, Claudio Fermín received 5,528 votes (1.6%). General voter turnout was 51.8%. | Thus, regarding the result of this election, it is important to specify some key points. | 1. The Preceding Inertia | In strictly mathematical terms, by combining the opposition v…

Leonardo Flores (2022-01-16). 10 reasons Luis Almagro has to go. peoplesdispatch.org From lighting the fuse for the coup in Bolivia and endorsing repression in countries like Chile and Ecuador to waging a hybrid war against Venezuela, OAS General Secretary Luis Almagro has acted as a representative of imperialism's interests in Latin America…

teleSUR, mcs, JL (2022-01-16). Pdte. Maduro: Venezuela recupera el camino económico en medio de las sanciones. telesurtv.net "En el 2021, el 76% del presupuesto nacional fue destinado al área social para proteger al pueblo en medio de la guerra económica", indicó el jefe de Estado.

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