Daily Archives: February 24, 2024

2024-02-24: News Headlines

Ahmed Alqarout, Mondoweiss. (2024-02-24). Israeli Lies About A 'Land Bridge' To The Gulf Show Blockade Is Working. popularresistance.org Since the beginning of its genocidal war on Gaza, Israel's supply lines have been jeopardized. After Israel closed all its borders to imports headed to Gaza and struck the Rafah crossing to put it out of order, Hamas attacked the ports of Ashkelon and Ashdod, which were used to import oil and supplies used in the war machine, after which Israel had to halt port operations and shift ships to Eilat. | As the genocide in Gaza continued unabated, Yemen took part in the war by blockading Eilat's port, which forced Israel to relocate its supply lines to the port of Haifa on the Mediterranean Sea. Last month, Iraq annou…

Mark P. Fancher, Black Agenda Report. (2024-02-24). Israel — Imperialism's MVP (Most Valuable Proxy). popularresistance.org In one of its finest moments, the African Methodist Episcopal Church recently issued a statement calling "on the United States Government to immediately withdraw all funding and other support from Israel." The statement goes on to accuse the U.S. of supporting "mass genocide," and it proclaims that "[t]he tools of empire, colonialism, and domination will not solve the problems they created." | As might be expected, the statement sent shock waves through Israel. The AME church is not alone in its public opposition to U.S. support for Zionist crimes. Many Black churches have drawn a line and proclaimed that their c…

newarab (2024-02-24). 'Mass chaos among Israeli army in Gaza', says former general. newarab.com

albawaba (2024-02-24). Environmental catastrophe as Houthis target ship carrying hazardous materials. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – On Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 3: 33 PM, the Yemeni government warned of a big environmental disaster that could happen in the Red Sea.The Yemeni government is worried about a big environmental disaster because of news that the Ruby Mar ship, which was attacked by the Houthi group, leaked dangerous materials.Large losses and the crew having to leave the shipIn a statement carried by the Yemeni news service Saba, the Yemeni government said it was wrong for the Houthi group to attack the ship flying the Belizean flag, which caused a lot of damage and forced the crew to leave the ship.It stated that "p…

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-02-24). US-British Airstrikes Target Yemen's Hudaydah Province. english.almanar.com.lb In a bold move, the United States and the United Kingdom have launched fresh airstrikes on positions in Yemen's western province of Hudaydah. The strikes were declared as a response to ongoing attacks by Yemeni Armed Forces on Israeli-affiliated commercial vessels in the Red Sea. According to Yemen's official Saba news agency, multiple airstrikes hit …

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-02-24). The Threat of All Out War: Yemen Nears the Tipping Point as US Airstrikes Intensify. orinocotribune.com By Ahmed Abdulkareem — Feb 16, 2024 | In the courtyard of Yemen's famous Al Shaeb Mosque, guards of honor stood at attention accompanied by the melody of military music as the funeral ceremony of Yemeni marines killed in the latest round of U.S. and UK strikes commenced. The mourners, many of whom traveled from the countryside to attend, walked alongside a long convoy carrying the bodies of 17 victims as it made its way through the streets of Sana'a. Mourners held aloft photos of the deceased or thrust their rifles into the air while chanting slogans condemning the United States. Several banners peppered the…

Elsy Fors Garzon (2024-02-24). Popular artist Juana Bacallao dies in Cuba at age 98. plenglish.com Havana, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) The popular Cuban artist Juana Bacallao died today in this capital at the age of 98, after days of hospitalization in serious condition, reported the Cuban Institute of Music.

Orlando González Cruz (2024-02-24). Herin acaba quinta en Panamericano de Luchas. radiohc.cu La Habana, 24 feb (JIT) La cubana Laura Herin concluyó en la quinta posición de la división de los 53 kg en el Campeonato Panamericano de Luchas de Acapulco 2024, en México.

newarab (2024-02-24). Amazon repays workers in Saudi Arabia over unlawful fees. newarab.com Online retailer Amazon said Friday it had paid $1.9 million to more than 700 contracted workers in In October, Amnesty International accused Amazon of a range of abuses against workers in the oil-rich Gulf kingdom, prompting the US-based multinational to launch an investigation. | "We found instances where contracted workers were requi…

Elsy Fors Garzon (2024-02-24). Prime Minister of Cuba congratulates Radio Rebelde station. plenglish.com Havana, February 24 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Cuba, Manuel Marrero, conveyed a hug and recognition to the workers of the Radio Rebelde station, which today celebrates 66 years since it was founded.

Joseph Essertier (2024-02-24). Peace Advocates, Beware the Biodefense Industry. dissidentvoice.org All peace advocates know that the military industrial complex needs people to live in fear in order for their propaganda to work, in order to get people into a warring mood. Well, Glenn Greenwald recently described how government officials are stoking the current Sinophobia, which could get the U.S. into a very hot war with …

Staff (2024-02-24). Iran denies providing Russia with ballistic missiles. muslimmirror.com New YorK : Iran's Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York has dismissed Western media reports alleging that the Islamic Republic had provided Russia with ballistic missiles to use in its ongoing war with Ukraine. "Despite no legal restrictions on ballistic missile sales, Iran is morally obligated to refrain from weapon transactions during …

Javier Tolcachier (2024-02-24). Latin American and Caribbean Day of Integration has begun. pressenza.com The Latin American and Caribbean Day of Peoples' Integration inaugurated its activities with an exciting cultural event in the city of Foz do Iguaàßu, Brazil. This event brings together various organizations, movements, and political parties with the aim of addressing current and future challenges at the continental level. | The first day brought together some 4,000 activists from twenty-six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. | In a packed hall, after the opening session, the first conference began, with speakers addressing the crisis of capitalism and the threats to peace and the sovereignty of…

scorinoco (2024-02-24). President Maduro Highlights Public-Military-Police Unity in Venezuela's Victory in the Battle of the Bridges. orinocotribune.com The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, highlighted the role of the civic-military-police unity in the emblematic Battle of the Bridges, which defeated the invasion attempt against Venezuela carried out from Colombian territory by US-backed coup plotters. On Friday, February 23, the fifth anniversary of the Battle of the Bridges, President Maduro recalled the battle that the Venezuelan people and armed forces fought on the Venezuela-Colombia border to beat back invaders who had tried to enter Venezuela with so-called humanitarian aid. | "Today is precisely the 5th anniversary of the…

Misión Verdad (2024-02-24). Venezuelan Opposition Economist Demonstrates Damaging Effects of Sanctions on Venezuela. orinocotribune.com There is a growing consensus in Venezuela regarding the damaging effects of the unilateral coercive measures imposed on Venezuela by the United States and the European Union.

teleSUR (2024-02-24). Juana Bacallao: Cuban Music Legend and Show-Woman Dies. telesurenglish.net The artist and legend of Cuban popular music Amelia Martínez Salazar, known nationally and internationally as Juana Bacallao, died this Saturday in Havana, according to a note from the Minster of Culture of the island. | RELATED: | Juana was unforgettable by her time in the capital cabarets Sans Sousi, Tropicana, Copa Room del Riviera, Parisien del Hotel Nacional de Cuba, Salón Rojo del Capri, Caribe del Hotel Habana Libre, as well as the clubs…

Bárbara Gómez (2024-02-24). Participa líder del parlamento cubano en funeral de Estado en Namibia. radiohc.cu Windhoek, 24 feb (RHC) El presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular de Cuba -Parlamento-, Esteban Lazo, asiste este sábado en Windhoek al funeral de Estado del exmandatario namibio Hage G. Geingob.

Staff (2024-02-24). Kim Jong Il and the Foundations of DPRK as a Powerful State. orinocotribune.com By Embassy of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Venezuela — Feb 15, 2024 | The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is recognized today as a military power. It is progressing to become an economic power with cutting-edge technologies such as astronautics, Computerized Numerical Control (CNC), computing, etc. | The foundations for a powerful state would have been impossible without the selfless efforts of Kim Jong Il (1942-2011), the eternal leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, who with his extraordinary insight paved the way for DPRK to prosper on its own strength. | About…

newarab (2024-02-24). MENA Sports Wrap: Saudi hosts women's football tournament. newarab.com

Saleem Samad (2024-02-24). The fractured state of Myanmar. pressenza.com If anybody reads Myanmar's state-run daily newspaper, the Global New Light of Myanmar, the oldest English Daily that covers news, the state Myanmar Radio and Television (MRTV), one would not fathom the crisis faced by the Myanmar government. | News coming in from dissidents, journalists, and media activists inside Myanmar rebel-held regions gives diametrically opposite news, which is not comfortable for the military junta in the capital, Naypyidaw. | The rebels are upbeat when they could make the government troops withdraw from northern Rakhine State after the onslaught of the rebel Arakan Army (AA). | The AA is…

WSWS (2024-02-24). Stop the smear campaign against opponents of war at German universities! No to the tightening of the Higher Education Act! wsws.org For weeks, the German media and establishment politicians have been running a campaign against anti-war students and activists at universities. This reached a new level on February 19 when the Berlin state executive announced it would tighten the Higher Education Act to prevent students from graduating in "certain cases."

Francesco Pata, Daniele Paglione, Elvis Pardo Olivares, Ernesto Casamayor Callejas, Bruno Nardo (2024-02-24). Correspondence] Calabria's partnership with Cuban doctors: challenges and solutions. thelancet.com Analogous to health-care systems in high-income countries, the Italian National Health System (Sistema Sanitario Nazionale) is grappling with its most severe crisis since its inception in 1978.1 A gradual increase in costs and the subsequent containment measures, combined with the decentralisation of the health-care system in the 2000s which essentially resulted in the creation of 20 distinct health-care systems (one for each region), has led to fragmentation and heterogeneous health-care provision— a problem that became starkly evident in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-02-24). Types of encephalitis: A Mayo Clinic expert explains. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Editor's note: February 22 is World Encephalitis Day. Encephalitis is a disease referring to the inflammation or swelling of the brain. Broadly, it can happen because of infections, including viral infections, or the immune system acting up. That's why Dr. Sarosh Irani, a Mayo Clinic neurologist and researcher, says it's essential to recognize World Encephalitis Day. "A number of physicians, and certainly the public, are not aware of encephalitis as an entity. Yet, it is a medical emergency,…

teleSUR (2024-02-24). FM of Türkiye Visits Venezuela to Strength Cooperation Ties. telesurenglish.net This Friday, the Foreign Minister of the Republic of Türkiye, Hakan Fidan, met with the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, as part of his official visit to the country, to strengthen the agenda of cooperation and brotherhood between both nations. | RELATED: | In Caracas, the Venezuelan president welcomed the Turkish diplomat, in addition to the special adviser of the minister, Ambassador Sadik Arslan, the Dir…

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-02-24). Realizan multitudinaria marcha en solidaridad con Palestina en Yemen. telesurtv.net Mediante un comunicado, bendijeron a los líderes políticos que calificaron a EE.UU. y Reino Unido como entidades hostiles a la nación yemení.

Orlando González Cruz (2024-02-24). Cuba aplastó a Anguila en eliminatoria sub-20 de fútbol. radiohc.cu La Habana, 24 feb (JIT) La selección cubana de futbol consiguió una aplastante victoria sobre Anguila en su debut en la clasificatoria mundialista de Concacaf, categoría sub-20, que comenzó este viernes en Nicaragua.

María Candela (2024-02-24). Refuerza Cuba vigilancia de la calidad del aire. radiohc.cu Organismos internacionales de salud han advertido que tanto la exposición a corto como mediano plazo a altos niveles de contaminación de la atmósfera pueden aumentar el riesgo de enfermedades respiratorias, cardíacas, accidentes cerebrovasculares y cáncer de pulmón.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-02-24). Venezuela y Türkiye fortalecen relaciones bilaterales. telesurtv.net Esa es la conclusión principal de la reunión que sostuvieron los cancilleres de ambas naciones este sábado.

teleSUR, MER (2024-02-24). Presidente venezolano destaca victoria de la Batalla de los Puentes. telesurtv.net El mandatario resaltó que la unión cívico-militar y policial fue fundamental para el gran triunfo por el derecho de paz en Venezuela.

Bárbara Gómez (2024-02-24). Visitan artistas del Ballet Nacional de Cuba Gran Unidad de Tanques de las FAR. radiohc.cu La Habana, 24 feb (RHC) Una representación del Ballet Nacional de Cuba, encabezada por su directora general, la primera bailarina Viengsay Valdés, y el primer bailarín Dani Hernández, director de la Escuela Nacional de Ballet Fernando Alonso, visitó este sábado la Gran Unidad de Tanques de la Gloria Combativa Rescate de Sanguily, Orden Antonio Maceo.

Bárbara Gómez (2024-02-24). Presidente del Parlamento de Cuba sostuvo encuentro con su homólogo namibio (+ Foto). radiohc.cu Windhoek, 24 feb (RHC) El presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular de Cuba -Parlamento-, Esteban Lazo, sostuvo este sábado un encuentro con su homólogo namibio, Peter Katjavivi, a quien manifestó el interés de continuar fortaleciendo los lazos entre los órganos legislativos.

Orlando González Cruz (2024-02-24). Regresan las emociones en semifinales de Pequeñas Ligas de béisbol. radiohc.cu La Habana, 24 feb (ACN) Los cuatro equipos semifinalistas del torneo beisbolero cubano de las Pequeñas Ligas se alistan para buscar este fin de semana su pase a la discusión del trofeo de campeones de la temporada.

Bárbara Gómez (2024-02-24). Homenaje a instituto de cine de Cuba en España (+Fotos). radiohc.cu Madrid, 24 feb (RHC) Patrimonio documental de la Humanidad por la Unesco, más de una veintena de carteles del Icaic de Cuba marcaron este sábado el homenaje a la entidad en su 65 aniversario.

Bárbara Gómez (2024-02-24). Cuba recuerda reinicio de Guerra Necesaria por su independencia. radiohc.cu La Habana, 24 feb (RHC) Cuba recuerda hoy el 129 aniversario del reinicio de las luchas por su independencia de España, tras producirse en esta fecha de 1895 alzamientos de patriotas y acciones combativas en varias localidades del país.

Bárbara Gómez (2024-02-24). Dirigentes de Cuba ratifican compromiso con el pueblo y la Revolución (+Fotos). radiohc.cu La Habana, 24 feb (RHC) Con la firma del Código de Ética de los Cuadros de la Revolución cubana, los dirigentes de nuestro país ratificaron hoy su compromiso con el pueblo y fidelidad a la patria.

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2024-02-24). Continúan manifestaciones en apoyo a Palestina. telesurtv.net En Yemen, una vez más, miles de personas salieron a las calles para exigir el fin de los ataques contra Palestina por parte de Israel.

María Candela (2024-02-24). Recorre presidente cubano lugares de interés social y económico en el municipio de Manzanillo en Granma. radiohc.cu Miguel Díaz-Canel, Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de #Cuba y Presidente de la República, desarrollo este viernes una visita al municipio de Manzanillo en la provincia cubana de Granma, para evaluar programas de interés social y económico.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-02-24). Presidente de Venezuela sostiene encuentro con canciller de Türkiye. telesurtv.net Durante el encuentro en el Palacio de Miraflores, ambas partes confirmaron las relaciones de colaboración y solidaridad a favor del beneficio conjunto.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-02-24). Inicia en Venezuela el Preolímpico Panamericano de Pesas. telesurtv.net Asisten 180 competidores de 21 naciones. Se discutieron medallas en 55 kg (masculino) y las divisiones 45 y 49 kg (femenino).

Bárbara Gómez (2024-02-24). Recuerdan en Panamá fundación de emisora cubana Radio Rebelde. radiohc.cu Ciudad de Panamá, 24 feb (RHC) Diversos mensajes en las redes sociales celebran este sábado en Panamá el aniversario 66 de la fundación de la emisora cubana Radio Rebelde y el reinicio de las luchas libertarias en nuestro país.

teleSUR, DRl (2024-02-24). Fallece la leyenda de la música cubana Juana Bacallao. telesurtv.net La noticia fue confirmada por el Instituto Cubano de la Música la mañana del sábado.

teleSUR- jaa, DRL (2024-02-24). Recibe Premio Nacional de Periodismo cubano Arleen Rodríguez. telesurtv.net El jurado formado por 16 periodistas, analizó 31 candidatos propuestos por las 31 delegaciones de base de la Unión de Periodistas de Cuba (UPEC).

teleSUR, hvh, JDO (2024-02-24). Se cumplen cinco años de la Batalla de los Puentes en Venezuela. telesurtv.net "La invencible unión cívico-militar-policial bolivariana derrotó el plan de invasión", afirmó el mandatario venezolano.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-24). Palestine, South Africa activists to address Ecosocialism 2024. greenleft.org.au

ANDY (2024-02-24). Saturday 2/24: Ceasefire Postcards to Congress Pop-Up. indybay.org Heyma Yemeni Coffee at 1122 University Ave in Berkeley…

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). Iran's Leader slams US for 'brazenly vetoing' Gaza truce resolution. presstv.ir Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has denounced the US for "brazenly vetoing" a UN Security Council resolution to stop the ongoing Israeli genocide in the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). Yemenis come out in their millions in solidarity with war-hit Palestinians in Gaza. presstv.ir Millions of Yemenis rally across the country again to display support for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, who are enduring a genocidal Israeli war.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). FM: Iran, Pakistan need to implement recent security agreements. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister says Iran and Pakistan should implement agreements to broaden security and anti-terror cooperation.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). IRGC chief commander: We believe in Gaza's victory. presstv.ir The IRGC's chief commander says the Islamic Republic believes in the Palestinian resistance's victory in the face of the Israeli regime in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). US, UK launch new airstrikes on Yemen in support of Israel. presstv.ir The US-British military coalition has conducted multiple strikes against targets in Yemen's strategic western province of Hudaydah, with no further details about any casualties quickly available.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). Iran: Israel's rejection of Palestinian state exposes its 'ugly face'. presstv.ir Iran has says Israel's rejection of a Palestinian state disproves the occupying regime's previous claims about peace with Palestinians and resolution of the decades-long conflict.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). Iranian lawmakers at Baku event urge economic sanctions on Israel. presstv.ir It was the 14th plenary session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in the capital of Azerbaijan.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). Iran delivers protest note to Kuwaiti envoy over Arash gas field. presstv.ir Iran hands down a protest note to the Kuwaiti ambassador over his country's unilateral claims over the Arash natural gas field in the Persian Gulf waters.

presstv.ir (2024-02-24). Iran security forces bust terrorist network in Isfahan province. presstv.ir Iranian security forces have busted a terrorist network in the central province of Isfahan, arresting 21 terrorists and counterrevolutionary people, authorities have said.

teleSUR (2024-02-22). Venezuela: Death Toll Rises to 16 in Bolivar Mine Collapse. telesurenglish.net The death toll after a mine collapse in the town of La Paragua, Angostura municipality, has risen to 16, the governor of the Venezuelan state of Bolivar, Angel Marcano, announced on Thursday. | RELATED: | According to Marcano, the teams continue with the rescue work in the illegal mine La Bulla Loca, as well as the integral support to those affected. | Madelein García, teleSUR correspondent, confirmed from the scene of the ac…

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