Daily Archives: June 7, 2022

2022-06-07: News Headlines

Jason Ditz (2022-06-07). Israeli Jets Strike Suburb South of Syria's Capital off Damascus. news.antiwar.com The latest round of Israeli attacks on Syria saw fighter jets firing a flurry of missiles at Damascus. The Its not clear what sites were targeted, though Israeli press claimed Kiswah has some Iranian militia sites therein. The strikes did some physical damage, but there is no word yet of casualties. | This is not unusual for Israeli attacks in Syria, as the Syrians have substantial air defenses…

DSA, Codepink (2022-06-07). Wednesday 6/8: Venezuelan Feminists. indybay.org 518 valencia, San Francisco…

____ (2022-06-07). Cuba accuses U.S. of excluding certain countries from regional summit. ecns.cn There is no single reason to justify the U.S. government's "undemocratic and arbitrary exclusion" of any country of the hemisphere from the 9th Summit of the Americas, the Cuban government said Monday in a statement.

Staff (2022-06-07). US continues to support anti-Iranian allegations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — Supporting the IAEA's anti-Iranian allegations, the US State Department spokesman once again claimed that they are seeking a reciprocal return to the nuclear deal.

Staff (2022-06-07). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on June 7. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, June 7.

Staff (2022-06-07). Qatar FM negotiating with Iran, US to resume Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani says he is negotiating with Tehran and Washington to resume the Vienna talks.

Staff (2022-06-07). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on June 7. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, June 7.

Staff (2022-06-07). IRGC dismisses assassination news of its member in Iran's Qom. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun 07 (MNA) – Released news on the assassination of an IRGC member in Qom is fake and fabricated, the Public Relations Office of Imam Ali Ibn Abi Taleb for IRGC has announced.

Alexander Rubinstein (2022-06-06). Ukraine volunteer fighter and US citizen Craig Lang armed by Colombia to overthrow Venezuela's gov't, FBI source says. thegrayzone.com An FBI affidavit against an American fighting in Ukraine, Craig Lang, states he was previously armed by Colombian police to attack the Venezuelan government. Another American fighting in Ukraine, white nationalist Paul Gray, was also involved in a plot to topple Venezuela's government, according to a former associate of coup leader Juan Guaidó. Lang is wanted by the US for murdering a couple in Florida and robbing them to pay for his trip to the Venezuelan border. He is also …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). A Second Left-Wing Progressive Wave is Emerging in Latin America. libya360.wordpress.com Manolo De Los Santos, Gisela Cernadas The 9th Summit of the Americas, scheduled to take place in Los Angeles in June, remains uncertain. Since the Biden administration has not invited the leaders of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela on the grounds of "democracy issues", the leaders of Cuba, Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina, and other countries have expressed the possibility…

Staff (2022-06-06). Eni and Repsol to Start Exporting Venezuelan Oil to Europe. orinocotribune.com The United States issued licenses for oil companies to operate in Venezuela. | The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, highlighted the "slight but significant steps" that the United States took by "providing licenses" to oil companies to operate in the South American country, as part of the economic sanctions relief announced by Washington after the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine. | Italian oil company Eni and Spanish Repsol could start shipping Venezuelan oil to Europe as soon as next month to offset Russian crude, resuming oil-for-debt swaps that halted more than two years ago when W…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). Ukraine Volunteer Fighter, US Citizen Craig Lang, Was Armed by Colombia to Overthrow Venezuela's Government. libya360.wordpress.com Alex Rubinstein An FBI affidavit against an American fighting in Ukraine, Craig Lang, states he was previously armed by Colombian police to attack the Venezuelan government. Another American fighting in Ukraine, white nationalist Paul Gray, was also involved in a plot to topple Venezuela's government, according to a former associate of coup leader Juan Guaidó….

Benjamin Norton (2022-06-06). US govt's Summit of the Americas fails: Boycott by presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, Guatemala. multipolarista.com As the US government's Summit of the Americas opens in Los Angeles, California, the presidents of Mexico, Bolivia, Honduras, and Guatemala have refused to attend, protesting the exclusion of Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.

Alan Macleod (2022-06-06). The Frontman of Empire: How Bono's "Activism" Serves the Powerful. mintpressnews.com Bono presents himself as a radical activist ruffling feathers and standing up for the world's oppressed. In reality, he has not done or said anything in decades that discomforts the political and economical rulers of the world, which is precisely why he is constantly invited into the halls of power.

Global Research News (2022-06-06). Selected Articles: A New War in the Middle East? Israel Military Exercises Simulates Invasion of Lebanon, War with Hezbollah, and Iran. globalresearch.ca By As Russia edges closer to defeating the US-NATO back…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-06-06). ALBA and Nicaragua: Defending Solidarity in a Divided World. libya360.wordpress.com Stephen Sefton Controversy has dogged this June's United States government organized Summit of the Americas. Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela had already given up on the OAS, seriously damaging the credibility of the Organization of American States as a trustworthy hemispheric forum for the countries North America, Latin America and the Caribbean. However many countries decide…

_____ (2022-06-06). Walk For Appalachia's Future Connects Struggles In The Region. popularresistance.org Activists just completed the "Walk for Appalachia's Future" through West Virginia, North Carolina and Virginia to highlight the impacts of fossil fuel extraction on communities and the land. At each stop, they held events with local activists to learn about their struggles and make broader connections. The Appalachian region is a sacrifice zone – rich in mineral wealth that is extracted by large corporations without benefit to the people. West Virginia is the fifth poorest state in the US with low education attainment and high rates of physical and mental diseases. Clearing the FOG speaks with two organizers of t…

Staff (2022-06-06). President Maduro: US Killed any Chance of Success at Summit of the Americas. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said that Washington has forfeited any chance of a successful Summit of the Americas by excluding three countries from the region. "The US government itself was in charge of killing the possibility of success of this summit," said President Maduro in an interview with Atilio Borón, host of the Argentine radio program Dialogo Internacional, on National University of Avellaneda Radio and Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Association Radio. | Maduro thanked those countries of the Americas, numbering over 25, that expressed solidarity with Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Cuba, by condemning, in s…

Andreína Chávez Alava (2022-06-06). Eni and Repsol to Receive Oil-for-Debt Licenses, Venezuela Welcomes 'Small Steps'. venezuelanalysis.com President Nicolás Maduro stated that recent concessions to oil companies represent "small but significant steps" towards sanctions relief.

Pepe Escobar (2022-06-06). The Sanctioned Ones: How Iran-Russia are Setting New Rules. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar &#1 ; | While China, keen to ward off US sanctions as long as possible, is lagging, its RIC partners Iran and Russia are doing the legwork to break the west's global financial grip. | The first Sergei Glazyev, Russia's Minister in Charge of Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU), is coordinating the drive to design an alternative m…

Rqorinoco (2022-06-06). NYPD and Far-Right Forces Collude in Physical Assault on a Socialist and Anti-Racist Space. orinocotribune.com The People's Forum in New York City attacked by the far-right, enabled by the police | Since our founding in 2018, our space, The People's Forum (TPF) has been the target of multiple attacks by the far-right on both social media and in our location. We have managed to defend our space which operates on values and principles of social justice and people power. Most recently a coalition of anti-vaxxers, Cuban and Venezuelan anti-communists, and other far-right reactionaries have increased their attacks on TPF. Today, over a dozen officers of the New York Police Department (NYPD) entered TPF, uninvited, and acted as…

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-06). Cumbre de las Américas: la omisión del caso de Haití. cepr.net La decisión de los Estados Unidos de no invitar a Nicaragua, Cuba y Venezuela dominó la discusión previa a la gran cita continental de Los Angeles, pero nadie prestó suficiente atención al caso de Haití…

Peoples Dispatch (2022-06-06). How have people's organizations responded to an exclusionary Summit of the Americas? peoplesdispatch.org The theme of the Summit of the Americas is "Building a Sustainable, Resilient, and Equitable Future." At the same time, the US is excluding Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela from the summit.

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-06). Cuba califica Cumbre en EE.UU. de antidemocrática y arbitraria. telesurtv.net La Cancillería cubana rechaza las exclusiones por EE.UU. de varios países de la llamada Cumbre de las Américas.

Brett Wilkins (2022-06-06). New Demands for Yemen War Powers Resolution as Report Reveals Depth of US Complicity in Airstrikes. commondreams.org An investigation found that many Saudi-led airstrikes were "carried out by jets developed, maintained, and sold by U.S. companies, and by pilots who were trained by the U.S. military."

TeleSUR, DRL (2022-06-06). Irán y Siria fortalecen relación en ámbito de salud. telesurtv.net Ocurrió durante una gira que realiza el ministro de Salud iraní por algunos países de la región del Medio Oriente.

TeleSUR, JDO, JL (2022-06-06). Pdte. cubano insta a seguir vigilantes por situación climatológica. telesurtv.net El mandatario cubano convocó a avanzar en la recuperación de los daños tras las recientes lluvias e inundaciones.

Sarah Freeman-Woolpert (2022-06-06). The mobilization for Yemen is a powerful model for today's peace movement. zcomm.org By emphasizing support and solidarity, groups led primarily by Yemeni-American women are building momentum to end the world's "forgotten war."

TeleSUR, JCM (2022-06-06). Empresas petroleras empezarán enviar crudo venezolano a Europa. telesurtv.net Estados Unidos entregó licencias a empresas petroleras para operar en el país suramericano.

TeleSUR, JDO (2022-06-06). EE.UU. reporta formación de tormenta tropical Alex tras afectar Florida. telesurtv.net Es la primera tormenta de la temporada de huracanes del Atlántico. Se dirige a Bermudas. Sus lluvias afectaron antes a Cuba.

____ (2022-06-06). U.S. Global Empire of Violence! transcend.org 31 May 2022 – The U.S. says weapons, weapons, and more weapons, are the solution for everything! More weapons for Ukraine! Arm teachers in schools! Put armed guards everywhere!

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-06). Turkey, Russia agree on Ukrainian grain exports from Odessa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — The Russian leadership has agreed with Kyiv and Ankara on a scheme to release grain shipments from Odessa, media have reported.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-06). Iran to not give up rights in talks, Palestine support. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran will not retreat from its principled position in the nuclear talks and in Palestine issue despite all the pressures.

Staff (2022-06-06). Iran Trade Center in Qatar to be opened soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) announced the launch of the Iran Trade Center in Qatar in near future.

Staff (2022-06-06). 4 Iran referees to officiate at World Wrestling Championships. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — United World Wrestling (UWW) has invited four Iranian referees to officiate in different categories of wrestling competitions in 2022.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-06). Iran, Qatar sign MoU after holding 8th joint commission. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Iran and Qatar held the eighth meeting of the Joint Commission for Economic Cooperation and signed a memorandum of understanding to increase bilateral economic and trade cooperation on Monday.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-06). Iran consults with Saudis through third parties on dust storm. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — The head of the Iranian Department of Environment said that Saudi Arabia is the main origin of dust particles, adding that Tehran is consulting with Saudis to jointly tackle the air pollution from dust particles.

____ (2022-06-06). Iran, Iraq officials discuss enhancing coop. in banking field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Governor of Iraq's Central Bank held talks with Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad on Monday to discuss various issues including banking cooperation and also paying back Iraq's debt for gas imports.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-06). US announces new sanctions on Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — The US Treasury Department announced new sanctions on three individuals linked to the IRGC Quds Force on Monday.

Staff (2022-06-06). IAEA may seek to make Iran step back in Vienna talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Mostafa Khoshcheshm, a political analyst has speculated that the possible resolution of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) aims to make Iran step back in Vienna talks.

____ (2022-06-06). Iran's oil exports volume increased this year. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran has increased its oil exports this year.

Staff (2022-06-06). Iran to respond to any anti-Iran action at IAEA BoG. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Referring to the meeting of the IAEA Broad of Governors on Monday, a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry said that Iran would respond to any action taken in the IAEA meeting.

Staff (2022-06-06). Iran, South Africa to cooperate in IT. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Iran and South Africa have agreed to cooperate in various areas of information technology.

Staff (2022-06-06). Iran sympathizes with Nigeria over recent armed attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman offered his condolences over the recent attack on a Nigerian catholic church.

____ (2022-06-06). Iran's steel output at over 9mn tons in current year: WSA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — The World Steel Association (WSA) in its latest report put Iran's steel output from Jan. to May at 9.1 million tons.

____ (2022-06-06). Iran voices readiness to further boosting ties with Singapore. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran voiced its readiness to further expansion and development of relations with Singapore.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-06-06). VIDEO: Persian leopard spotted in NW Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — A Persian leopard has been spotted in the Kaghaz Konan Protected Area in East Azerbaijan Province, northwestern Iran.

Staff (2022-06-06). Video: Pakistan students chant 'Hello Commander' anthem. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — After tens of thousands of Iranians have chanted the "Hello Commander" anthem, now it is the turn of Pakistani students to sing the "Hello Commander" anthem enthusiastically.

Staff (2022-06-06). Iran-Iraq-Turkey trilateral meeting to be held in Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — The Iraqi Minister of Water Resources announced that Iran-Iraq-Turkey trilateral meeting on Iraq's water rights will be held in Baghdad.

____ (2022-06-06). Emir of Qatar orders to implement Iran-Qatar economic deals. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 06 (MNA) — Prime Minister of Qatar Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz al-Thani said that Emir of Qatar has emphasized the need for the implementation of economic agreements inked between the two countries of Iran and Qatar.

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