Daily Archives: April 17, 2022

2022-04-17: News Headlines

Staff (2022-04-17). Yemeni ceasefire violated over 60 times by Saudis in one day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) — A Yemeni military source told that the Saudi coalition has violated the ceasefire in Yemen 6 times during the past day.

Staff (2022-04-17). Iranians mark birthday anniversary of Imam Hassan (PBUH). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) — Iran marks the birth anniversary of the 2nd Imam of Shia Muslims Imam Hassan (Peace Be Upon Him). Iranians observe this auspicious occasion throughout the country.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-04-17). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on April 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Sunday, April 17.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-04-17). Iran hosted Afghan refugees even under sanctions. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) — Iran has hosted Afghan refugees and immigrants for years, even under sanctions without the usual international assistance, Government Spokesperson said in reaction to sending refugees to Rwanda by the UK government.

Staff (2022-04-17). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on April 17. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 17 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Sunday, April 17.

Vijay Prashad (2022-04-16). We do not want a divided planet; we want a World without walls. mronline.org While the United States began its illegal war against Iraq in 2003, Cuba's President Fidel Castro spoke in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 'Our country does not drop bombs on other peoples', he said, 'nor does it send thousands of planes to bomb cities … Our country's tens of thousands of scientists and doctors have been educated on the idea of saving lives'.

Brendan O'Brien, Julie Norris (2022-04-16). Activists condemn Colombian leader in New York City. liberationnews.org Protesters criticized the U.N.'s normalization of Duque's violence and expressed the urgent necessity of peace for the Colombian people.

Brett Wilkins (2022-04-16). Activists Celebrate After Biden Grants TPS Status to Cameroonian Immigrants. truthout.org Human rights activists on Friday applauded the Biden administration's decision to allow tens of thousands of immigrants from war-torn Cameroon to temporarily live and work in the United States as a victory won by years of Black-led organizing. | The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday "The United…

Munyaradzi Makoni (2022-04-16). [World Report] Hope for access to abortion in Kenya. thelancet.com A landmark court case could help activists seeking to revise Kenya's reproductive health policy. Munyaradzi Makoni reports.

Staff (2022-04-16). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on April 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Saturday, April 16.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-16). Taliban summons Pakistani ambassador over aerial attacks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — The Taliban Foreign Ministry in Afghanistan said that it had summoned the Pakistani ambassador to Kabul to lodge a protest against airstrikes on parts of Khost and Kunar provinces in eastern and southeastern Afghanistan.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-04-16). Iran's foreign trade growth at 37% last year: IRICA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — Spokesman for the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) said that country's foreign trade hit 41,522,000 tons, valued at $29.549 billion, in the last three months of previous year in 1400.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-16). Russia can use Iran experience to evade sanctions: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — As Russia faces unprecedented sanctions on virtually all sectors of its economy, it may have to turn to Iran which has more than four decades of experience with Western embargoes, a report by a western media says.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-16). Turkey warplanes once again bombard northern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — Turkish fighter jets conducted air raids on areas in Iraqi Dohuk province in the north on Saturday, local Iraqi media said.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-04-16). VP Mokhber felicitates Syrian PM on Natioanl Day. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — Iran's First Vice President congratulated Syria's national day to Prime Minister of the country.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-16). Iran economy minister calls off trip to US. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — Iran's Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Ehsan Khandouzi has canceled his trip to the United States to attend a meeting of the World Bank after the US delayed issuing visas for him and his accompanying delegation.

Staff (2022-04-16). Closing ceremony of Revolution Art Week. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — The closing ceremony of Revolution Art Week was held on Friday at the presence of the Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance and the head of the Islamic Development Organization.

teleSUR, lvm -MER (2022-04-16). Condenan ataque israelí contra mezquita Al-Aqsa en Jerusalén. telesurtv.net El portavoz iraní convocó a los gobiernos y organizaciones internacionales a apoyar al pueblo palestino…

Staff (2022-04-16). UK deporting of refugees to Rwanda violation of intl. laws. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh described the British government's declared plan to forcibly send the refugees in the UK to Rwanda as shrinking from the country's international obligations.

Staff (2022-04-16). "Machines to produce centrifuges parts moved to safer place" en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — A senior Iranian nuclear official has said that the new site in Natanz is a safer place against sabotage attacks than the previous TESA Karaj site for machines to produce centrifuges parts…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-04-16). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on April 16. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Saturday, April 16.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-04-16). EX PM Raja Pervaiz Ashraf elected Pakistani parl. speaker. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — The former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was elected as the 22nd speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan on Saturday.

Staff (2022-04-16). Iran determined to coop with countries in need to fight COVID. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — Stressing the need for countries to cooperate in the fight against COVID-19, President said that Iran is determined to continue humanitarian policies and help countries in need in the region and other parts of the world.

teleSUR, JCM (2022-04-16). Recuerda Cuba aniversario de proclamar socialista la Revolución. telesurtv.net El acto fue encabezado por el presidente Miguel Díaz-Canel y destacados miembros del Partido Comunista y el Gobierno.

Staff (2022-04-16). Cuba condemns Israeli assault on Al-Aqsa Mosque. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) — In continuation of the widespread condemnation of the Israeli brutal assault on Palestinian worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque, the foreign minister of Cuba Bruno Rodríguez strongly condemned it.

teleSUR, sar, SB (2022-04-16). Cuatro frases de Fidel en la proclamación del carácter socialista. telesurtv.net Cuba celebra este 16 de abril los 61 años de la proclamación del carácter socialista de su Revolución, liderada por el comandante Fidel Castro.

Staff (2022-04-16). Venezuelan Interior Minister: 80% of Illegal Weapons Seized in Venezuela Come from Colombia. orinocotribune.com Minister Ceballos has warned about a rise in insecurity at the Venezuela-Colombia border. | On Friday, April 15, the Venezuelan Minister of the Interior, Justice and Peace, Admiral-in-Chief Remigio Ceballos Ichaso stated that 80% of the weapons that enter Venezuela illegally come from Colombia. | "What this Colombian narco-paramilitary government does is to constantly attack the people and the government of Venezuela," the minister said during a television interview. | Ceballos explained that Venezuela and Colombia share a border of more than 2,219 kilometers, through which paramilitary groups move freely from…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-04-16). Blow to Colombian Drug Traffickers — Venezuela's Army Seizes Cannabis in Apure. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan army has seized 750 packets of marijuana in Apure state on the Venezuela-Colombia border, in an operation that was part of the 2022 Bolivarian Shield Operation Vuelvan Caras. This was reported by the head of the Strategic Operational Command of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (CEOFANB), Major General Domingo Hernández Lárez. He commented that this drug seizure has dealt another heavy blow to Colombian drug traffickers who transport illicit substances through Venezuelan territory. | The seizure was made possible by a reconnaissance operation deployed throughout the surroundings areas of the Riecito…

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2022-04-16). Letter to Biden Exposes Deep Crisis of Venezuelan Opposition. orinocotribune.com The Venezuelan opposition is going through a moment of great division, as some sectors of the right-wing opposition have started a public fight against some other sectors that sent a letter to US President Joe Biden requesting relief from the sanctions imposed on Venezuela by the White House. | This division was exposed by statements made by some leaders of the extreme right, through interviews in media and through posts on social media. They have criticized those who signed the letter addressed to the White House and members of the US Congress. | Former leader of opposition party Acción Democrático and fugitive…

Editor2 (2022-04-16). Venezuela: April 11, the First Time a US Imposed Coup Was Defeated in 48 Hours (Interview). orinocotribune.com April 11, 2022 is the 20th anniversary of the coup d'état that in 2002 removed President Hugo Chávez Frías for 48 hours from the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. In a heroic deed, and in record time, the people and the Bolivarian Armed Force rescued the Venezuelan president and restored democracy in the country. An event that many compare to October 17, 1945 in Argentina, when the people took to the streets to force the de facto government to free Juan Domingo Perón. Both were founding processes of two of the largest popular movements in the region, Peronismo and Chavismo. | To reflect on how t…

Tanya Wadhwa (2022-04-16). Venezuela commemorates 20th anniversary of the failed coup against Hugo Chávez. peoplesdispatch.org The failed coup was the first victory of the Venezuelan people against US imperialism in the 21st century. It marked the beginning of the resistance of Venezuelans against the US attacks, which continue to this day…

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