Daily Archives: June 28, 2022

2022-06-28: News Headlines

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). NATO number one threat to global peace: EU lawmaker. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — "NATO is the biggest threat to global peace since it is pushing the European Union toward confrontation with Russia and China," according to a French member of the European Parliament.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). EU spokesman says Vienna talks may go on after Doha talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — Peter Stano, a spokesman for the European Union, has voiced hope that the Vienna talks will continue after the indirect Doha talks.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-28). Qatar to Host Indirect US-Iran Nuclear Talks. news.antiwar.com EU efforts to restart the nuclear talks are finally bearing fruit. US and Iranian diplomats Qatar was willing to host the all-important talks, and Iranian officials are heading in with a fresh team and talk of more flexibility as Iran's been hinting at willingness to compromise on…

Jason Ditz (2022-06-28). US Strike Kills Syrian al-Qaeda Faction Leader. news.antiwar.com According to CENTCOM, al-Qaeda affiliate leader Al-Yemeni is a senior figure in Hurras al-Din, an al-Qaeda-loyal umbrella of Islamist groups in the area. The group is made up mostly of foreign Islamists who were fighting in northern Syria, and is CENTCOM said the killing of al-Yemeni would d…

_____ (2022-06-28). Lessons From Colombia: A Victory For The People. popularresistance.org On June 19, Colombians elected the first leftist president and the first Afro-Colombian vice president in history. This was possible, despite being in a repressive state, because of a strong national social movement that organized an effective national strike in the spring of 2021. Clearing the FOG speaks with Charo Mina Rojas, an Afro-Colombian human rights defender and leader in the 2016 peace process, about this victory, the obstacles they faced and how they will counter efforts by the wealthy class to prevent further progress. Activists in the United States have much to learn from the Colombian people's movem…

Editor (2022-06-28). Patrick Lawrence: Who Should Control Foreign Policy? scheerpost.com March 15, 2019: Peace activists in Berlin discouraging Germany from buying combat aircraft that can be used as delivery systems for nuclear weapons. (Ippnw Deutschland, Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) | By Patrick Lawrence / I had a letter in the mail the other week from someone named Barry Klein, who resides in Houston. I filed it knowing I would write about it, and now I shall. | Klein runs a group called

Fight Back (2022-06-28). Thousands march for reproductive rights in Chicago. fightbacknews.org Chicago, IL – Approximately 7000 people rallied in Federal Plaza on the evening of Friday, June 24, to protest Dobbs v. Jackson, the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The crowd was composed of activists and supporters of diverse genders, nationalities and political tendencies united in their anger at the attack on reproductive rights, most prominently the right to an abortion. | The protest was organized by the Chicago for Abortion Rights coalition and endorsed by over 45 local organizations. It was one of many such protests around the country. "We are the majority," said the emcee, Chicago for Abor…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-28). Military Situation In Syria On June 28, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 28, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On June 28, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Kansafra area; | On June 27, Abu Hamza al-Yemeni, an alleged member of Hurras al-Din Al-Qaeda affiliated group was killed by a US drone strike on the Idilb-Binnish road; | On June 27, five civilians were killed by unknown gunmen in the Sanamayn town; | On June 28…

_____ (2022-06-28). Tensions between Lebanon and Israel Escalate. journal-neo.org Against the backdrop of the recent deterioration in Israel's relations with Iran and the worsening of Tel Aviv's relations with the Palestine Liberation Organization, whose militias operate from Lebanon, Syria and the Golan Heights, the situation on the border between Lebanon and Israel is becoming much more complicated. The IDF's readiness for a new military …

Ana Perdigón (2022-06-28). G7: France Wants Venezuela & Iran's Oil Back on World Market. orinocotribune.com On Monday, June 27, a spokesperson for the government of the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, requested the diversification of the world's sources of oil. Specifically, the spokesperson requested that petroleum products from Venezuela and Iran begin to flow on the world market. The request provides new evidence of the boomerang effects caused by the economic blockade imposed on Venezuela by the US and its allies, including France. | Within the framework of the G7 Summit being held in Germany, sources from Macron's administration stated that France considers it essential that the entire international communit…

Editor2 (2022-06-28). Two Countries Apply to Join BRICS. orinocotribune.com Iran and Argentina see potential in Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa bloc | The Islamic Republic of Iran has officially submitted its application to join the group of five leading economies made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, the foreign ministry in Tehran announced on Monday. The move comes after the Iranian president addressed the BRICS summit last week. | While BRICS is not a treaty bloc, it has a "very creative mechanism with broad aspects," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday, according to the Tasnim news agency. He added that Tehran has already ha…

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). Iran sympathizes with Jordan over tanker incident. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The new Iranian Foreign Ministery spokesman Nasser Kanani has offered condolences to Jordan over a deadly tanker gas leak that killed and injured dozens of people in the port city of Aqaba Turesday.

Staff (2022-06-28). Iran, Qatar diplomats hold bilateral meetings in Doha. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani on Tuesday met and held talks with the Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). Iran, US indirect talks on removal of sanctions kick off. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The indirect negotiations between Iran and the United States in the Qatari capital of Doha have started on Tuesday afternoon.

Staff (2022-06-28). Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos suministrará en el 2022 más de 1 200 metros cúbicos de agua por habitante. cubadebate.cu Según informó el Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos (INRH), estima suministrar en el 2022 un promedio de 1 257,4 metros cúbicos de agua por habitante. En su abastecimiento influye la capacidad de embalse existentes en el país, de 9 129 millones de metros cúbicos, cuya cobertura de saneamiento básico asciende al 97 por ciento.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). VIDEO: FM Amir-Abdollahian arrives in Ashgabat from Ankara. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan, to attend the Caspian Sea littoral states meeting after his trip to Turkey.

Staff (2022-06-28). Iran military delegation visits Oman Maritime Security Centre. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The visiting military delegation from the Islamic Republic of Iran has paid a visit to Oman's Maritime Security Centre (MSC) in Muscat, an Omani source reported on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-06-28). Iran competent candidate for BRICS: Russia's Lavrov. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, saying that the decision to include Argentina and Iran in the BRICS will be made by consensus, adding that the two countries are competent candidates.

Special to People's World (2022-06-28). Organizers demand Ithaca, N.Y., declare a climate emergency. peoplesworld.org ITHACA, N.Y.—On Wednesday, June 15, local activists called on the city council here to declare a climate emergency, citing slow progress in the three years since the passage of the Ithaca Green New Deal. A rally was held at the Bernie Milton Pavilion to hear from local leaders before marching over to City Hall. Speakers …

Staff (2022-06-28). Cuba participa en Conferencia de Naciones Unidas sobre los Océanos en Lisboa. cubadebate.cu La Segunda Conferencia de Naciones Unidas sobre los Océanos, tiene lugar en Lisboa, Portugal, con más de 7 000 asistentes de 140 países y más de 25 Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno presentes. Se celebran también más de 100 eventos paralelos. Estas cifras hablan de la importancia de los Océanos y Mares para nuestra madre tierra.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). Iran FM stresses need to draw Caspian Sea baselines soon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has called for accelerating the work on concluding an agreement on drawing the baselines in the Caspian Sea.

Staff (2022-06-28). Cuba reporta 17 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 28 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre del día de ayer, 27 de junio, se encuentran ingresados un total de 279 pacientes, sospechosos 158 y confirmados activos 121. En el día en Cuba para la COVID-19 se realizaron un total de 1 470 muestras para la vigilancia, resultando positivas 17. El país acumula 13 957 979 muestras realizadas y 1 105 967 positivas.

Staff (2022-06-28). Galería Galeano celebra su aniversario 60 con obras de Antonia Eiriz. cubadebate.cu El pasado jueves se inauguró la exposición "Heridas sobre el papel" de Antonia Eiriz para celebrar el 60 aniversario de la Galería Galeano, donde se exponen las obras. La muestra es un homenaje a Eiriz, quien comparte historia con la galería, pues su última exposición en Cuba fue precisamente en ese lugar. Estará abierta al público hasta agosto.

Staff (2022-06-28). Installing new centrifuges in line with Strategic Action Plan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said that Iran's measure to install new centrifuges at the Fordow nuclear facility is in line with Parliament's Strategic Action Plan.

TeleSUR, yart, JCM (2022-06-28). Delegaciones de Irán y EE.UU. llegan a Qatar para diálogo nuclear. telesurtv.net La Cancillería de Qatar dio la bienvenida a los negociadores y se mostró satisfecha de ser sede de las conversaciones.

Staff (2022-06-28). Egypt totally oppose engaging in any conflict with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — As the US and Israeli attempt to form an anti_Iran military allience in the Middle East, sources have told the media that Egyptian military and political organizations totally oppose to any military conflict with Iran.

Staff (2022-06-28). Abel Geronés presenta su disco "Carrusel", un recorrido por la trova romántica. cubadebate.cu El fonograma Carrusel del cantautor y trovador Abel Geronés, bajo el sello discográfico Bis Music, muestra un recorrido por la trova romántica y géneros como la balada, con un estilo más definido y una mayor solidez en los temas realizados. Una selección de canciones variadas de la autoría de Abel Geronés conforman el repertorio de esta producción.

Memory (2022-06-28). On People's Park, Democracy, and Politics. indybay.org Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists.

TeleSUR, hvh, JCM (2022-06-28). Fallece la poetisa cubana Fina García-Marruz. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Cultura de la isla lamentó la muerte de "una de las más altas voces de la poesía hispanoamericana".

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). US stops oil tanker in transit from Russian port to Louisiana. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The US authorities have stopped an oil tanker carrying fuel products from Russia to the US state of Louisiana, local US media said on Tuesday.

Staff (2022-06-28). Industria del turismo espacial podría agotar la capa de ozono, advierten expertos. cubadebate.cu Para estudiar los efectos ecológicos de los vuelos espaciales, los investigadores modelaron en computadora el lanzamiento y el regreso de naves, determinando que las partículas de hollín emitidas por estos cohetes son casi 500 veces más eficientes en retener el calor en la atmósfera que las partículas emitidas por las demás fuentes de contaminación.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-06-28). EU foreign policy chief reacts to start of Doha talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — The EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell expressed his view of today's indirect talks to lift anti-Iran sanctions in Doha, Qatar.

Staff (2022-06-28). China supports Iran's membership in BRICS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson has said his country as the BRICS chair for this year, supports the membership expansion process and expanding the "BRICS Plus" cooperation.

____ (2022-06-28). Iran, Pakistan armed forces secure shared borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 28 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said that the armed forces of two countries of Iran and Pakistan created adequate security conditions at shared borders.

Jason Ditz (2022-06-27). Israel, Arabs Agree to Tighten Cooperation Ahead of Biden Visit. news.antiwar.com President Biden's visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia, scheduled for mid-July, is one of those things officials think must go right. It was agreed among officials from Israel, Saudi Arabia, and several affiliated Arab states to make a show of "tight cooperation" for the next couple of weeks, to avoid any dispute that might mar Biden's visit. | That's important for the US, wh…

_____ (2022-06-27). Union Demands Respect And Dignity For Disciplined Workers. popularresistance.org Minneapolis, Minnesota – On June 22 union leaders from AFSCME Local 2822, representing 1300 clerical workers at Hennepin County, crashed the State of the County Address demanding, "Stop retaliation against union activists now! End racism, sexism, ageism at work!" | While managers patted each other on the back and reconnected after two years of hiding at home, union leaders confronted public officials with signs and informational flyers. Workers are demanding the bosses stop targeting union stewards and activists. | Bosses began targeting three union leaders in January 2022. | The first was Irish Gauna, a single A…

_____ (2022-06-27). Wide Spectrum Of Class Struggles At Labor Notes conference. popularresistance.org Chicago, Illinois – The 2022 Labor Notes conference, sponsored by the magazine of the same name, brought 4,000 worker-activists to Chicago June 17-19. The multinational, multigendered, multigenerational gathering gave voice to a range of struggles, from union drives to strikes to building rank-and-file caucuses opposed to class-collaborationist union leaders. | A rally the night before featured Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President Sara Nelson, recently-elected Teamsters union President Sean O'Brien and incoming Chicago Teachers Union President Stacey Davis Gates. These union leaders spoke militantly to…

Matt Sedlar (2022-06-27). OPEC Plus's Accelerated Oil Production Pales in Comparison to Lost Output from US Sanctions. cepr.net Biden has a significant opportunity in his hands to boost global oil production by breaking with Trump's failed "maximum pressure" campaigns, and ending unilateral — and likely illegal — sanctions against Iran and Venezuela.

Staff (2022-06-27). Petro Reiterates Willingness to Normalize Relations with Venezuela. orinocotribune.com The president-elect of the Republic of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, reiterated his desire to normalize relations with Venezuela in order to ameliorate the economic development of the region. | "Relationships need to be normalized," Petro said in an interview published Saturday, June 25 with Colombian news outlet

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