2024-05-09: News Headlines

The Peoples Art Institute, Left Voice. (2024-05-09). The People's Art Institute Denounces Police Attack On Student Encampment. popularresistance.org The People's Art Institute, constituted by SAIC students, announced our encampment situated in the AIC's North Garden, on Saturday morning, May 4, at 11: 30 A.M. The goals of the encampment were clear: to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and to demand SAIC and AIC divest from entities profiting off of the occupation and genocide in Palestine. | Students began setting up and by 12: 05 P.M., CPD was onsite and an arrest warning was issued. CPD started kettling protestors on the sidewalk at the corner of Monroe and Michigan and removed them from the North side of the garden with extreme force.

Andrea Levy, André Frappier, Canadian Dimension. (2024-05-09). The Student Intifada Rises At Montréal Universities. popularresistance.org Students from all four Montréal universities came together over the last week to express their solidarity with the Palestinian people and pressure their institutions to cut ties with Israel. Following the lead of the camps protests in the United States, they set up an encampment on the grounds of McGill University on April 27, calling for a ceasefire and demanding that Montréal's halls of higher learning disclose their investments in companies complicit with the genocide in Palestine and divest from those companies, in addition to cutting ties with Israeli academic institutions. | In the specific case of McGill U…

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-05-09). Empire Managers Explain Why This New Protest Movement Scares Them. caitlinjohnstone.com.au

Martha Grevatt (2024-05-09). May Day hits bank for investment in genocide. workers.org The Cleveland May Day Coalition held a demonstration on May 1 outside Key Bank's downtown headquarters, protesting the bank's $30 million investment in Israel bonds. The theme was "Divest from genocide, invest in our community. Workers' rights + human rights = key to a just future." The Coalition kept the . . . |

tn.ai (2024-05-09). 3 Israeli-Affiliated Vessels Attacked by Yemeni Forces in Support of Gaza: Spokesman. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Yemeni forces have attacked three ships affiliated to Israel as part of a maritime campaign in support of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman said.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iranian Spokesman Calls US Attempt to Provide Immunity for Israeli War Criminals 'Shameful'. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry described as shameful and heinous the attempts by US lawmakers to provide immunity for the Israeli regime's officials sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over their war crimes in Gaza.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran to Keep Up Efforts for An End to Israeli War on Gaza: FM. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian vowed the country's continued efforts aimed at bringing an end to the Israeli regime's crimes in the war on Gaza.

Argiris Malapanis, Geoff Mirelowitz (2024-05-09). The Iran-Israel shadow war and its role in the broader Mideast conflict. links.org.au Argiris Malapanis & Geoff Mirelowitz — Recent developments in the shadow war between Israel and Iran have shed light on Tehran's "support" for the Palestinian liberation struggle.

unitedEditor (2024-05-09). Tehran and Riyadh's efforts to fill void left by US inability in the region. unitedworldint.com Following Iran's missile strike on Israel's military and security zones, the regime was left with no choice but to remain silent in the face of Iran, paving the way for an event on which many political experts agreed upon, namely the redefinition of Middle Eastern political structures. By acquiescing to Iran's harsh response to the …

unitedEditor (2024-05-09). Tehran and Riyadh's efforts to fill void left by US inability in the region. uwidata.com Following Iran's missile strike on Israel's military and security zones, the regime was left with no choice but to remain silent in the face of Iran, paving the way for an event on which many political experts agreed upon, namely the redefinition of Middle Eastern political structures. By acquiescing to Iran's harsh response to the …

MEE staff (2024-05-09). Ireland: Trinity College Dublin divests from firms involved in Israel's occupation of Palestine. middleeasteye.net Ireland: Trinity College Dublin divests from firms involved in Israel's occupation of Palestine | Ireland's top university says it shares the horror its students feel over the ongoing assault on Gaza | | Trinity College Dublin said it had one contract with an Israeli company set to expire in 2025 (AFP…

Staff (2024-05-09). President Maduro Meets with Communist Party Delegation From China. orinocotribune.com The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, held a meeting with a delegation of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), led by the vice minister of the International Department of the party, Chen Zhou. | In the meeting, reported by a Venezuelan presidency press release this Wednesday, May 8, the Venezuelan head of state was accompanied by First Lady Cilia Flores; Deputy Nicolás Maduro Guerra; the vice minister for Latin America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Rander Peña; and the vice minister for Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania, Tatiana Pugh. | On the Chinese side, Zhou w…

geo.tv (2024-05-09). What's inside Neom's futuristic coastal community Jaumur. geo.tv Saudi Arabia's megaproject unveils luxury marina community along Gulf of Aqaba…

latintimes (2024-05-09). Venezuela's ballot for the presidential elections has 13 pictures of Nicolás Maduro. latintimes.com 10 candidates are distributed among 38 slots as they show the different parties and coalitions they represent…

MEE correspondent (2024-05-09). Iranian press review: Universities welcome Americans, silence opposition at home. middleeasteye.net Iranian press review: Universities welcome Americans, silence opposition at home | Meanwhile, another dissident sentenced to death, and an asylum seeker's suicide draws attention to pressures Iranians face in Turkey
| | Protestors wave Palestinian flags on the West Lawn of…

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-09). Cuban prime minister meets with Turkish Parliament speaker. plenglish.com Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Manuel Marrero met with Numan Kurtulmu≈ü, speaker of the Grand National Assembly (Parliament) of Türkiye, who is on an official visit to Havana at the invitation of his counterpart, Esteban Lazo.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-05-09). Media reports increase in US-Cuba flights. plenglish.com According to an article published in Granma newspaper, one of the objectives of American Airlines' participation in the recently held International Tourism Fair (FITCuba 2024, May 1-5) was to advance in the growth of air connectivity between Miami and Cuba. | American Airlines representative in Cuba Ramon Jimenez explained that the airline -one of the biggest ones in the United States and the world- is currently working on several projects related to airport facilities. | He added that the goal is to achieve an efficiency that allows sustaining operations effectively. | Proof of this is that in 2023, with the su…

Oraily Madruga Rios (2024-05-09). Cuba seeks more cooperation with Eurasian Economic Union. plenglish.com Moscow, May 9 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday ratified Cuba's willingness to increase its participation in the development of the mechanisms of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).

Juan M. Garcia (2024-05-09). Visiting Russia is a learning moment, Díaz-Canel states. plenglish.com Moscow, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel noted here on Thursday, at a meeting with his counterpart, Vladimir Putin, that arriving in Russia is a learning moment.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-09). Cuban vice president meets Turkish parliamentary speaker. plenglish.com Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesa met with Numan Kurtulmu≈ü, speaker of the Grand National Assembly (Parliament) of Türkiye, who is on an official visit to Havana, journalistic sources reported on Thursday.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-09). Cubans recall USSR's decisive role in victory over fascism. plenglish.com Havana, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cubans on Thursday recall the 79th anniversary of the Victory Day over fascism, whose commemoration in Moscow's Red Square was attended by President Miguel Diaz-Canel at the invitation of his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-09). Vladimir Putin meets with Cuban President Diaz-Canel at Kremlin. plenglish.com Moscow, May 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Thursday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, at the Grand Kremlin Palace on Thursday, during his working visit to Russia. The meeting took place after the Cuban head of State's participation in the military parade in Moscow's Red Square to commemorate the 79th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-09). Cuban president has busy agenda in Russia. plenglish.com Moscow, May 9 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Republic and First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Miguel Diaz-Canel, concluded a busy work agenda on the second day of his visit to Russia.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-05-09). Luchadores cubanos por otros tres cupos para París-2024. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 may (JIT).- Cuba buscará tres cupos para los Juegos Olímpicos de París 2024 durante el clasificatorio mundial de lucha previsto desde este jueves en Estambul, Turquía.

teleSUR (2024-05-09). Venezuelan Growth in Q1 2024 Exceeds IMF Projection. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez confirmed that her country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth during the first four months of 2024 exceeded the forecasts of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). | RELATED: | During the 7th edition of the Retail Radiography 2024 event, she stated that the official growth figures coincide with the numbers reported by Venezuelan entrepreneurs. | "The data indicate…

teleSUR (2024-05-09). USAID Carries Out Covert Operations Against Venezuela: Gil. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Yvan Gil denounced that the United States Agency for International Cooperation (USAID) carries out covert operations against his country. | RELATED: | The Bolivian diplomat also pointed out that the U.S. Government uses the issue of migration as an instrument to promote sanctions against the Venezuelan people. | "USAID is an agency of covert political operations. Fakers and…

teleSUR (2024-05-09). Russia Has Always Stood by the Cuban People: Putin. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel held a meeting at the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow. | RELATED: | The Russian leader thanked Diaz-Canel for attending the Victory Day Parade and emphasized that Cuba-Russian relations are based on mutual friendship and respect. | "The Soviet Union and modern Russia have always stood by the Cuban people in their struggle for their interest…

tvbrics (2024-05-09). The Victory Parade takes place on Red Square in Moscow. tvbrics.com Leaders of Cuba, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries arrived in the Russian capital to take part in the celebrations…

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran's Deputy FM Stresses Tehran-Dushanbe Cooperation in Fight against Terrorism. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Baqeri described cooperation between Iran and Tajikistan in the fight against terrorism as necessary.

Carlos Lancho (2024-05-09). FIDH and Provea react to ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan's Venezuela visit. fidh.org

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Tehran to Host Iran-Turkey Joint Economic Cooperation Commission. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's minister of roads and urban development said the meeting of the Iran-Turkey Joint Economic Cooperation Commission will be held in Tehran within the next weeks.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran's Missile, Military Might Non-Negotiable: President. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi reiterated that the country will not negotiate over its missile and defense capabilities.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran, Iraq Extend Gas Contract for Another 5 Years: NIGC Chief. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said the gas contract between Iran and Iraq, which would finish at the end of June 20, 2024, was extended for another five years.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Presidente ruso recibe a su homólogo cubano en el Kremlin. radiohc.cu Moscú, 9 mayo (RHC) En el contexto de la visita de trabajo que realiza el presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel a Rusia fue recibido hoy en el Gran Palacio del Kremlin por el mandatario ruso, Vladimir Putin.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Visitar Rusia constituye momento de aprendizaje, asegura Díaz-Canel. radiohc.cu Moscú, 9 may (RHC) El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, aseguró hoy aquí, en encuentro con su homólogo Vladimir Putin, que llegar a Rusia representa un espacio para el aprendizaje.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-05-09). Otro estelar se lesiona y se perderá la VNL. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 may (JIT).- El grueso de la selección masculina cubana que participará en la Liga de Naciones de Voleibol 2024 se entrena desde hace varias jornadas en la escuela nacional de este deporte, ubicada en La Habana.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-05-09). Atletismo cubano con solo seis figuras a Iberoamericano en Brasil. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 may (RHC).- Seis figuras del atletismo cubano intervendrán el fin de semana en el Campeonato Iberoamericano de Cuiabá, Brasil, lo que marca una reducción considerable con respecto a la selección anunciada inicialmente.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Reportan incremento de viajes aéreos entre Estados Unidos y Cuba. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 mayo (RHC) El periódico Granma, señaló en una nota publicada este jueves que uno de los propósitos de la participación de American Airlines en la recién concluida Feria Internacional del Turismo, FitCuba 2024, fue avanzar en el crecimiento de la conectividad aérea entre Miami y este país.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Una histórica visita. radiohc.cu Más de seis décadas se cumplen del restablecimiento de relaciones diplomáticas entre Cuba y Rusia, que han estado marcadas por el respeto, la solidaridad y un fluido diálogo, pero sobretodo por la amistad entre los pueblos de los dos países.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-05-09). Anisley y Prisis en valioso cuarto lugar en ensayo del clavados en París. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 may (JIT).- Las cubanas Anisley García y Prisis Leidy Ruiz anclaron en el cuarto lugar del evento sincronizado de trampolín desde tres metros, en el campeonato internacional convocado para probar la instalación que acogerá el clavados de los Juegos Olímpicos de París 2024.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-05-09). Venezuela felicita a Rusia y Belarús por Día de la Victoria. telesurtv.net Cada 9 de mayo se evoca el triunfo de la entonces Unión de Repúblicas Socialistas Soviéticas sobre el fascismo alemán, del que se cumplen 79 años.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-05-09). Crecimiento de Venezuela en primer cuatrimestre de 2024 supera proyección de FMI. telesurtv.net Vicepresidenta Delcy Rodríguez consideró que comportamiento económico del resto del año será mejor que este primer cuatrimestre.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Cuba recuerda a Celia Sánchez, la flor más autóctona de la Revolución. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 mayo (RHC) El Miembro del Buró Político y Secretario de Organización del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba, Roberto Morajes Ojeda recordó hoy a través de su cuenta en X el 104 aniversario del natalicio de Celia Sánchez Manduley.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Más de 395 proyectos de investigación de ciclo completo forman parte de la carpeta de BioCubaFarma. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 mayo (RHC) El Grupo Empresarial BioCubaFarma ejecuta un total de 396 proyectos de investigación, desarrollo e innovación concebidos a ciclo completo —desde la concepción de la idea hasta el producto final aplicado—, y están concentrados, fundamentalmente, en el cáncer, enfermedades infecciosas, autoinmunes, neurodegenerativas, cicatrización, inflamación crónica y aplicaciones agropecuarias.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-05-09). Las Tunas recupera la cima en béisbol cubano. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 may (PL).- El monarca exponente, Las Tunas, remontó ante Sancti Spíritus para vencerlo 7-6 y regresar a la cima de la Serie Nacional de Béisbol.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Transforman prácticas agrícolas en Cuba con asistencia de FAO. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 mayo (RHC) La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) avaló la introducción en Cuba de prácticas forestales, agroforestales y silvopastoriles sostenibles hoy frente a los desafíos climáticos.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Comisión parlamentaria rechazó medidas coercitivas contra Venezuela. radiohc.cu Caracas, 9 mayo (RHC) La Comisión Permanente de Energía y Petróleo de la Asamblea Nacional, Parlamento, de Venezuela rechazó de manera contundente las medidas coercitivas y unilaterales impuestas por Estados Unidos, se informó hoy aquí.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-09). Cuba y Maldivas intercambian para acercar intereses mutuos. radiohc.cu Malé, 9 mayo (RHC) Cuba y Maldivas avanzan hoy en vías de acercar a ambas naciones mediante la cooperación en áreas como la salud, el deporte y la capacitación y desarrollo de recursos humanos.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-05-09). Judocas cubanos buscarán puntos en Grand Slam de Kazajistán. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 may (JIT).- Siete cubanos intervendrán desde el 10 de mayo y hasta el 12 en el Grand Slam de Judo de Qazaqstán Barysy 2024, en Kazajistán.

teleSUR, dcdc, DRL (2024-05-09). Presidentes cubano y ruso ratifican sintonía en sus vínculos. telesurtv.net "Nosotros siempre apoyaremos al pueblo cubano y estamos en contra de los intentos por parte de Estados Unidos de restringir el desarrollo de Cuba", aseguró Putin.

teleSUR, MER (2024-05-09). Lanzan Gran Misión Abuelos y Abuelas de la Patria en Venezuela. telesurtv.net Esta Gran Misión Abuelos y Abuelas de la Patria será dirigida por el mandatario Nicolás Maduro.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2024-05-09). Cuba y Türkiye se comprometen a fortalecer sus relaciones. telesurtv.net Durante la conversación, se destacó la intención de extender y variar las conexiones comerciales y de colaboración entre ambos países.

teleSUR, JGN (2024-05-09). Denuncian a EE.UU. por operaciones políticas encubiertas contra Venezuela. telesurtv.net EE.UU. "instrumentaliza la migración en contra de Venezuela y promueve sanciones contra el pueblo venezolano", manifestó Gil.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-05-09). Marchan en apoyo al presidente Nicolás Maduro en Trujillo, Venezuela. telesurtv.net Diosdado Cabello ratificó al presidente venezolano como el candidato "que es del pueblo, de las mujeres, de la juventud".

teleSUR, JCM (2024-05-09). Realizan campaña en Venezuela "Biden levanta el bloqueo ya" telesurtv.net Durante el inicio de la campaña también hubo expresiones de respaldo a teleSUR tras la accion del Gobierno argentino contra la plataforma multimedia.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-05-09). Cuba pide mayor participación en Unión Euroasiática. telesurtv.net Agradeció la amistad de la Unión Económica Euroasiática en la lucha contra el bloqueo impuesto por Estados Unidos a Cuba.

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-09). Yahya Saree: Yemen's Missile Force executed two operations targeting the MSV Vittoria, the first in the Indian Ocean, and the second in the Arab Sea. english.almanar.com.lb

newarab (2024-05-09). Trinity College Dublin and UB set to divest from Israel. newarab.com Two European Trinity College The action saw the…

newarab (2024-05-09). Saudi forces 'ordered to kill' for NEOM forcible evictions. newarab.com Colonel Rabih Alenezi told the BBC that one villager was shot and killed for protesting being forcibly removed from his home, to make way for The Line, a Colonel Rabih A…

newarab (2024-05-09). Iranian drone attack kills two in northwestern Syria. newarab.com At least two people were killed in an Iranian drone attack on rebel-held The suicide drones targeted the neighbouring villages of Basoufan and Kabashin in the northern countryside of the One of the casualties was reportedly a rebel commander, a Syrian activist told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed. Five more people…

newarab (2024-05-09). Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to prison. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-09). Iranian President Raisi to make first visit to Iraq soon. newarab.com Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is slated to visit The expected visit would mark Raisi's first since assuming the presidency and his second to Baghdad within the past five years, having previously served as the head of the judiciary in Iran. | The President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, confirmed Raisi's visit to Iraq during and following…

newarab (2024-05-09). Iran nuclear cooperation 'completely unsatisfactory': IAEA. newarab.com

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Iran warns of human disaster in Rafah if Israel continues terror, genocide. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister warns that the continuation of Israel's acts of terror and genocide in Rafah will lead to another human disaster.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Oxford students protest against Gaza genocide. presstv.ir Students at Oxford University protest against the war in Gaza, demanding divestment from, and a boycott of, Israeli institutions that profit from the genocidal war.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). West asked Iran 'don't hit Israel hard', lower intensity of True Promise: FM. presstv.ir Iran's foreign minister says the West had called on the Islamic Republic to exercise restraint and mitigate the severity of its retaliation.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Yemeni forces target 3 Israeli-linked ships in Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean. presstv.ir The spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces says the army has launched attacks on three ships linked to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Iran president urges global action for Gaza humanitarian aid. presstv.ir President Raeisi called on international organizations to intensify efforts to overcome obstacles created by the Israeli regime.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Iran: US threat of sanctions on ICC over Israel arrest warrants 'shameful'. presstv.ir Iran has hit out at the US over reports that American lawmakers are preparing legislation to sanction International Criminal Court officials if they issue arrest warrants against Israeli officials.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Op. True Promise 'source of national pride', consensus builder: Raeisi. presstv.ir Raeisi has praised as a source of national pride the Islamic Republic's daring strikes last month on the Israeli-occupied territories.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Irish college agrees to divest from Israeli firms following student protest. presstv.ir Students at Dublin have ended their pro-Palestine rally after college authorities agreed to divest from Israeli firms.

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). Iran-linked Houthis Strike Again; Rain Missiles & Drones On Three 'Israeli' Ships In Three Days. hindustantimes.com The Houthi rebels have claimed three missiles attacks on three different ships in three days. Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Saree said that two Panama-flagged container ships, MSC Gina and MSC Diego, were attacked in the Gulf of Aden. Though Saree said that they were hit accurately, there was no reported damage to both ships. Meanwhile, MSC Vittoria was struck twice, once in the Indian Ocean and then in the Arabian Sea. Houthi rebels said that the second attack was successful. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). Israeli Soldier Killed As Hezbollah Pounds Army HQ With Burkan Missiles, Drones; IDF Fumes | Watch. hindustantimes.com The IDF has announced that an Israeli soldier was killed in Hezbollah's Burkan missile and explosive drone attacks on Army headquarters and Biranit Barracks near the Lebanon border on May 8. The Iran-backed group targeted Israel Army position in 10 different attacks on Wednesday. The IDF hit back with air strikes that left 7 people dead, including Hezbollah and Al-Quds Brigades fighters. Meanwhile, Israel's defence minister warned of a "hot summer" ahead as he met with Israeli troops at the northern border with Lebanon. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

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