2024-05-07: News Headlines

Staff (2024-05-07). Headlines for May 7, 2024. democracynow.org Israel Begins Ground Invasion of Rafah After Hamas Agrees to Ceasefire, Israel Used U.S. Weapons in Lebanon Attack That Killed 7 Health Workers, Students Continue Gaza Solidarity Protests, Defying Arrests, Suspensions, Harvard and MIT Students Defy Deadlines for Ending Protests, Receive Faculty Support, SUNY Purchase Agrees to Student Demands; Columbia Cancels Commencement Ceremony, Gaza Solidarity Encampments Form in Copenhagen, Barcelona; French High Schoolers Join Movement, Belgian Police Arrest 132 Climate Activists During Act of Peaceful Civil Disobedience, Bomb Attacks on IDP Camps In Democratic Republic of…

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Welcomes Hamas' Response to Gaza Truce Proposal. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran welcomed Hamas' endorsement of an Egyptian-Qatari proposal for ceasefire in Gaza, saying it indicates the Palestinian resistance's political savvy.

teleSUR (2024-05-07). Attack on Rafah is Part of Israeli Criminal Policy: Venezuela. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Venezuela strongly criticized the bombing carried out by Israeli occupation forces on the Palestinian city of Rafah. | RELATED: | "Venezuela categorically condemns the bombings on the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, perpetrated by the Zionist State of Israel, which continue its systematic criminal and expansionist policy," the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry said. | Venezuela also stated that the bombing is…

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Condemns Israel's Assault on Rafah. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran strongly condemned the Zionist regime's military attack on the Rafah crossing in southern Gaza.

Angela (2024-05-07). Tuesday 5/7: Virtual Event: Campus Revolt! Codepink Congress Capitol Calling Party. indybay.org Zoom | www.codepink.org/cpc507

Editor (2024-05-07). Students Demanding Divestment: You're on the Right Side of History. scheerpost.com By Marjorie Cohn Note: The following are remarks I delivered on Saturday, May 4, 2024 at the 55-year reunion of the Stanford University antiwar movement, in which I participated. On April 3, 1969, an estimated 700 Stanford students voted to occupy the Applied Electronics Laboratory (AEL), where classified research on electronic warfare was being conducted at …

Maria Calvo (2024-05-07). Cuba alerta sobre costo humanitario de invasión israelí a sur de Gaza. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 mayo (RHC) El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, alertó hoy del costo sin precedentes para la sufrida población palestina si continúa la ofensiva israelí hacia el Sur de la Franja de Gaza.

Mnar Adley, MintPress News. (2024-05-07). The Dust Has Settled: The Aftermath Of Iran's Retaliatory Strikes On Israel. popularresistance.org In the wake of escalating tensions between Israel and Iran, MintCast brings you an exclusive interview with Seyed Mohammad Marandi, Professor of English Literature and Orientalism at the University of Tehran. Join MintPress as we delve into the unfolding events and gain insights into Iran's perspective. | As the world's attention remains fixated on the ongoing conflict in Gaza and the subsequent global student protests, focus has shifted to the broader implications of Israel's actions, particularly concerning Iran. Recently, Israel's bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Syria, followed by retaliatory drone attacks f…

Pepe Escobar, The Cradle. (2024-05-07). The Russia—Iran—China Search For A New Global Security Order. popularresistance.org The Hegemon has no idea what awaits the Exceptionalist mindset: China has started to decisively stir the civilizational cauldron without bothering about an inevitable array of sanctions coming by early 2025 and/or a possible collapse of the international financial system. | Last week, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and his list of delusional US demands was welcomed in Beijing by Foreign Minister Wang Yi and President Xi Jinping as little more than an annoying gnat. Wang, on the record, stressed that Tehran was justified in defending itself against Israel's shredding of the Vienna Convention when it attacke…

Misión Verdad (2024-05-07). Venezuela: Brief Background of Opposition Presidential Candidates. orinocotribune.com By Mision Verdad — May 6, 2024 | Venezuela is approaching its presidential election day, July 28, 2024, in a complex context with marked differences from previous elections. The country continues to face illegal sanctions imposed by the United States, the impact of which has been significant on its economy. However, thanks to the right decisions of the Venezuelan government, the oil industry and the national economy are showing a progressive trend of recovery. | The regional landscape has also changed since the 2018 presidential elections. Venezuela no longer faces a bloc of Latin American governments subord…

Julie Hollar, Fairness, Accuracy in Reporting. (2024-05-07). CNN Paints Peace Protests As Hate Rallies As They Are Suppressed. popularresistance.org As peace activists occupied common spaces on campuses across the country, some in corporate media very clearly took sides, portraying student protesters as violent, hateful and/or stupid. CNN offered some of the most striking of these characterizations.

teleSUR (2024-05-07). Cuban President Diaz-Canel Arrives in Russia on a Working Visit. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel arrived in Moscow to discuss bilateral issues during a working visit that will extend until May 9. | RELATED: | During his stay in Russia, he will attend the military parade on May 9th commemorating Victory Day, the 79th anniversary of the Soviet Union's triumph over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). | Diaz-Canel will also participate for the first time in the Supreme Council of the Euras…

teleSUR (2024-05-07). Milei's TeleSUR Censorship Reflects Fear: President Maduro. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro claimed that Argentine President Javier Milei is afraid of the "truth of the people." | RELATED: | Earlier, the multi-state channel teleSUR denounced that the Milei administration prohibited the broadcast of its signal on the Argentine open digital television system. | "Milei, you are afraid of the truth of the people," Maduro said, emphasizing that Argentinians will still be able t…

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-05-07). Venezuelan Parliament debates pension law in second debate. plenglish.com Caracas, May 7 (Prensa Latina) The National Assembly of Venezuela will debate in a second discussion the Bill for the Protection of Social Security Pensions against the Imperialist Blockade.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-07). Cuba and Laos seek to build fairer society. plenglish.com Cuban Communist Party (PCC) Organization Secretary Roberto Morales made that remark during the visit to Havana by Bounthong Chitmany, a member of the Political Bureau and the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). | Both leaders participated in this capital on Monday in the opening ceremony of the 2nd Theoretical Seminar between the two political groups, aimed at analyzing the role of those organizations in human development to meet needs, preserve culture, and strengthen national values. | According to Morales, Cuba and Laos are united by the desire to build sociali…

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-07). Expert underscores visa-free impacts for Chinese tourists in Cuba. plenglish.com Beijing, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's announcement of a visa exemption for Chinese tourists will increase exchanges and strengthen bilateral relations in several sectors, a specialized source said on Tuesday.

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-05-07). Cuban president to attend Eurasian Economic Council meeting. plenglish.com Moscow, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel will attend for the first time an expanded meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which will take place on May 8, Russian Presidential Advisor Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-07). Fashion in da' House parade at Cuba's Fine Arts Museum. plenglish.com Havana, May 7 (Prensa Latina) As part of the Month of Europe in Cuba, Fashion in da' House, a parade organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the European Union (EU), will be take place at the National Museum of Fine Arts in this capital on Tuesday.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-07). Rindió Raúl homenaje póstumo al general de División de la Reserva Leonardo Andollo Valdés. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 may (RHC) El General de Ejército Raúl Castro Ruz, líder de la Revolución Cubana, rindió homenaje póstumo, en la mañana de este lunes, al general de División de la Reserva Leonardo Ramón Andollo Valdés, cuyas cenizas fueron expuestas en el Panteón de los Veteranos de la Necrópolis de Colón.

noreply (2024-05-07). This Is Rich. LOL))). smoothiex12.blogspot.com Ah yes, this media whore explains to other media whore–uneducated, corrupted and, in case of Amanpour married to some State Department Mossad asset–about "independent" journalists. Amanpour is a war criminal, as is this NYC schlimazel Leibowitz aka Jon Stewart who was relevant in times of pushing Obama to the White House. Both are classic American "elite" representatives–one is a good ol' Jewish boy from NYC, another is an affirmative action Iranian-born dumb-ass with degree in "journalism" from some vocational school for retards in Rhode Island, a euphemism for having no education at all, which qualifies one…

latintimes (2024-05-07). Cuban President To Visit Russia As Nations Draw Closer. latintimes.com Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel announced Monday he is heading to Russia on a "working visit," as old allies Havana and Moscow strengthen ties under a recently initiated rapprochement.

latintimes (2024-05-07). Guatemalans, Hondurans and Venezuelans among the nationals most deported by Mexico this year. latintimes.com The country published a report showing it deported over 8,600 people during the first quarter of the year. The large majority were Central Americans…

Binoy Kampmark (2024-05-07). Pezzullo: The Warmonger Who Won't Go Away. counterpunch.org The compromised former top boss of the Australian civil service has the lick and smell of belligerence. Begrudgingly conceding error and when in office, a bully and meddler in party politics, an incessant advocate of threats visible and invisible, Mike Pezzulo switches into a warmonger's gear with ease. The former secretary of the Department of Home

tvbrics (2024-05-07). Saudi Arabia hosts Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2024. tvbrics.com The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) conference was held in Riyadh, where sustainable development through energy transition takes center stage…

tvbrics (2024-05-07). Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel to attend EAEU summit in person for the first time. tvbrics.com Previously, he has only joined in online format…

geo.tv (2024-05-07). How's Neom's unique name linked to Prince Mohammed bin Salman. geo.tv Ever wondered meaning behind Saudi Arabia's 'Neom'? Here's the answer…

tn.ai (2024-05-07). IAEA, Iran Agree on 'Operational Steps': Grossi. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Grossi said he has reached an agreement with Iran to take joint operational steps to carry out a statement the two sides had issued in March 2023.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Widening Battlefront to Break Up Enemy: IRGC Chief. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Islamic territories must close ranks as a united front against the common arrogant adversaries, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said, describing the expansion of the battlefront as a strategy for disintegration of the enemy.

Iuliia Gataulina, Mina Shahmoradi (2024-05-07). Interconnectedness of Political Struggle: Iranian-Russian Political Resistance in Conversation. lefteast.org

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Raps US' Arms Race in Outer Space. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Reminding the international community of its responsibility for peaceful use of outer space and the prevention of an arms race, an Iranian UN representative lashed out at the US government for refusing to prevent an arms race in the outer space.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Cautions IAEA against US Influence. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Stressing the need for the UN nuclear agency to adopt impartial and professional stances, the Iranian foreign minister urged that the course of cooperation between Tehran and the IAEA should not be undermined by the US' unstable and contradictory conducts.

Editor (2024-05-07). "To be free is to free others": Formerly incarcerated women urge decarceration. mronline.org The fight to free women and end mass incarceration is long and ongoing, but these activists aren't giving up.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran's Navy to Dispatch Research Team to Antarctic. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Iranian Navy will deploy a team of researchers to the Antarctic, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Urges Islamic Universities to Advocate for Palestinian Rights. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Secretary of the Supreme Council for Cultural Revolution of the Islamic Republic of Iran urged university presidents and academic elites worldwide to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and condemn the crimes of the Zionist regime.

Reuters (2024-05-07). Without Malaysia and Singapore, Iran couldn't shift its sanctioned oil, US official says. scmp.com The US Treasury's top sanctions official said Washington saw Iranian oil being transferred near Singapore and throughout the wider region.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Exporting Technical, Engineering Services in Water, Soil Sectors to 19 States. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — An official at Iran's Ministry of Agriculture said the country is exporting technical, engineering and electromechanical services to 19 countries.

Carlos Lancho (2024-05-07). FIDH and Provea react to ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan's Venezuela visit. fidh.org

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-07). Anuncian nuevo proyecto de colaboración con agencia de ONU. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 may (RHC) La Oficina Nacional de Estadística e Información de la República de Cuba (ONEI) anunció que con la asistencia técnica de la Organización de ONU para la Agricultura y la Alimentación (FAO por sus siglas en inglés) concluyó la elaboración de un nuevo proyecto de colaboración.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-07). Afirma Díaz-Canel que el mundo debería celebrar Día de Victoria contra Fascismo. radiohc.cu Moscú, 7 mayo (RHC) El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, expresó hoy satisfacción por su nueva visita a esta ciudad que calificó de bella y entrañable, con motivo de la celebración mañana del aniversario 79 del Día de la Victoria contra el fascismo.

teleSUR, jdo, JGN (2024-05-07). José María Heredia, el primer poeta de América. telesurtv.net José Martí lo consideró su padre literario, al expresar que el poeta cubano "tiene un solo semejante en literatura, que es Bolívar (…) El primer poeta de América es Heredia".

teleSUR, MER (2024-05-07). Presidente de Venezuela rechaza censura del Gobierno argentino contra teleSUR. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado aseveró que el presidente de Argentina, Javier Milei, "le tiene miedo a teleSUR".

teleSUR, MER (2024-05-07). Nicolás Maduro lidera sondeo de cara a comicios presidenciales. telesurtv.net El estudio refiere que el jefe de Estado venezolano cuenta con una clara preferencia de los consultados con el 52,70 por ciento.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-05-07). Presidente de Cuba llega a Rusia en visita de trabajo. telesurtv.net El jefe de estado cubano cumplirá un apretado programa, que incluirá encuentros con el presidente de la Federación de Rusia, Vladimir Putin, y otros dirigentes de ese país.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-05-07). Venezuela y Nicaragua felicitan a nuevo presidente de Panamá. telesurtv.net Ambos Gobiernos expresaron su deseo de mantener una relación bilateral constructiva en beneficio de las naciones.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-07). Cantante cubana Liuba María Hevia llegará a Chile. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 may (RHC) La cantante y compositora cubana Liuba María Hevia se presentará el 18 de junio en la sala de conciertos de Radio Universidad de Chile, más de tres décadas después de su primera visita a este país.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-07). Abogan por realzar coctelería de Cuba. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 mayo (RHC) El jefe de capacitación de la Asociación de Cantineros de Cuba (ACC), Rodolfo Pérez, llamó hoy a resaltar a los profesionales de este servicio y mantener su prestigio a nivel mundial.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-07). Dirigentes juveniles de Cuba agredecen apoyo y solidaridad de China. radiohc.cu Beijing, 7 mayo (RHC) Dirigentes juveniles de Cuba agradecieron hoy a la Liga de la Juventud Comunista de China (LJCCh) por su apoyo firme en la denuncia contra el bloqueo de Estados Unidos.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-07). Experto subraya impactos de libre visado para turistas chinos en Cuba. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 may (RHC) La exención de libre visado para turistas chinos anunciada por Cuba contribuirá a aumentar los intercambios y fortalecer aún más las relaciones bilaterales en múltiples sectores, opinó una fuente especializada.

teleSUR, SH (2024-05-07). Presidente cubano parte rumbo a Rusia en visita de trabajo. telesurtv.net La visita de Miguel Díaz-Canel se desarrollará en el marco del aniversario 64 del restablecimiento de las relaciones bilaterales y de los 79 años de la victoria en la Gran Guerra Patria.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2024-05-07). Venezuela condena bombardeos de Israel a la ciudad de Rafah. telesurtv.net Venezuela condenó los bombardeos sobre la ciudad de Rafah al sur de la Franja de Gaza, perpetrados por el Estado sionista de Israel…

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2024-05-07). Directora ejecutiva de Onusida visita Cuba. telesurtv.net Winnie Byanyima, directora ejecutiva del Programa Conjunto de las Naciones Unidas sobre el VIH/SIDA, consideró como un "gran honor poder estar en Cuba".

newarab (2024-05-07). Saudi strongly condemns Israel amid Rafah invasion fears. newarab.com Saudi Arabia has warned against The statement from the Saudi foreign ministry accused Israel of targeting Rafah "as part of its It also said that Israel wanted to "displace" the Gaza Strip's "residents towards the unknown" saying that this was "in light of…

newarab (2024-05-07). Saudi Arabia team in Pakistan for talks on gold mine stake. newarab.com Executives from The mine, located in Pakistan's restive southwestern

newarab (2024-05-07). Gaza at the Gala: Palestinian activists arrested outside Met. newarab.com Dozens of Hundreds of protesters marched through the city in a rally named 'The Day of Rage', called for by the pro-Palestinian group Within Our Lifetime, starting at Hunter College to the Metropolitan Art Museum where the high-profile charity event was held. | A…

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Ball in Israel's court over Gaza ceasefire, Hamas chief tells Iran FM. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister and the chief of Hamas political bureau hold a phone conversation as the movement agrees to a ceasefire proposal.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). In attacking Rafah, Israel is sabotaging global efforts to stop Gaza war: Iran. presstv.ir The Israeli military seized control of the Rafah border crossing after advancing during the night through heavy bombardment of residential areas.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Leader: This year's Hajj 'disavowal of Israel, supporters'; Gaza genocide etched in history. presstv.ir Ayatollah Khamenei says the Israeli regime's savage attacks in Gaza and the resistance of the Palestinian people are clear signs showing the way forward.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Don't let Israel, anti-Iran elements abuse Kurdistan region: Raeisi tells Barzani. presstv.ir Raeisi says Tehran expects the central Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government to prevent Israel and anti-Iran elements from abusing their territory.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). US-Israeli espionage cell dismantled in Yemen. presstv.ir Yemen say it has broken up a spy ring working for the US and Israel amid its pro-Palestine campaign.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Israel's hostile acts should not affect Iran-IAEA ties: Nuclear chief. presstv.ir Iran's nuclear chief says Israel's "hostile" acts should not affect the interaction between Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). EU naval mission says 'most powerful systems' fail to confront Yemenis: German media. presstv.ir The operational commander of the European Union's Aspides naval mission has admitted to Yemen's military capabilities in the Red Sea region, a report says.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Grossi says proposed 'concrete practical measures' to boost Iran-IAEA cooperation. presstv.ir Grossi says he has put forth a series of proposals to senior Iranian officials aimed at enhancing cooperation between Iran and the agency.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Why Iraqi Kurdistan is important for Iran. presstv.ir President of Iraq's Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani was in Tehran Monday, heading a high-level delegation to bolster relations and explore opportunities for cooperation.

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