Daily Archives: February 29, 2024

2024-02-29: News Headlines

WSWS (2024-02-29). Australian government expands military involvement in US-led attacks on Yemen. wsws.org While the increase is small, the decision signals the Labor government's unalloyed political commitment to US war plans in the Middle East and its full support for the Israeli regime's genocide in Gaza.

Ahmed Zakarya Mitiche (2024-02-29). Columbia's crackdown on Palestine protests serves imperialism. electronicintifada.net America's universities assist the war economy.

Ahmed Abdulkareem, MintPress News. (2024-02-29). Yemen's Military Operations Signal A New Phase In The Red Sea. popularresistance.org Residents of Yemen's capital city of Sanaa endured another harrowing night last Saturday as American and British aircraft dropped bombs on an insecticide manufacturer in a dense residential neighborhood. In the wake of the airstrikes, MintPress News reporter Ahmed AbdulKareem went to the Al-Nahda neighborhood in the center of the city, where a fire rising dozens of meters into the air illuminated nearby homes. | There, he found a chaotic scene eerily reminiscent of those now regularly seen in Gaza in the wake of Israeli raids.

newarab (2024-02-29). BHM: 7 Black American activists who stood up for Palestine. newarab.com "Black folks have always been about Palestine". That was the response of travel writer Imani Bashir on X, in response to a tweet by "Barely four years after George Floyd's murder, many young Black activists have landed upon Gaza as their next social justice journey. But this deepening alignment — this 'movement-mooching' — reveals something far more d…

tvbrics (2024-02-29). South African Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development: Saudi Arabia is a strategic market for agriculture. tvbrics.com The visit by a delegation from Saudi Arabia, was aimed at strengthening agricultural trade between the two countries…

tvbrics (2024-02-29). Iran is in process of developing vaccine for leishmaniasis. tvbrics.com Pasteur Institute of Iran has taken up the task of developing the world's first vaccine against the disease…

Netfa Freeman, The Black Alliance for Peace. (2024-02-29). U.S. AFRICOM Airstrikes Feared To Have Killed Two Cuban Doctors. popularresistance.org The National Network on Cuba, The Black Alliance for Peace, and Lowcountry Action Committee strongly condemn the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) airstrikes in Somalia reported to have killed 2 Cuban doctors. We demand the U.S. release all information about the bombing to Cuba and the victims' families. | Cuba has deployed more than 600,000 health workers to 165 nations over the last six decades on medical missions. Two Cubans serving in Kenya, Dr. Assel Herrera Correa, a specialist in general medicine, and Dr. Landy Rodriguez Hernandez, a surgeon, were kidnapped there in 2019 and held in Jilib, southern Somalia.

Andrew Korybko (2024-02-29). Analyzing Pakistan's Decision To Begin Building A Decade-Delayed Pipeline With Iran. thealtworld.com Observers shouldn't interpret this move as a blatant act of defiance against the country's traditional American partner, however, but rather as a pragmatic means to avoid having Iran take Pakistan to the International Arbitration Court upon the expiry of its deadline to begin construction on this project. | Pakistan's Cabinet Committee on Energy

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-02-29). Vietnam and Cuba communist parties to promote high-level agreements. plenglish.com Hanoi, Feb 29 (Prensa Latina) Leaders of the Communist Parties of Vietnam (PCV) and Cuba (PCC) agreed on Thursday to further promote the role of these party organizations in advising and promoting the implementation of high-level bilateral agreements.

Staff (2024-02-29). Broad Political Dialogue Allows Signing of Presidential Elections Schedule Proposal in Venezuela. orinocotribune.com Caracas ( The president of parliament, Jorge Rod…

newarab (2024-02-29). Activists allege 'heavy-handed' UAE restrictions at WTO talk. newarab.com A coalition of civil society groups on Wednesday accused the Our World Is Not for Sale (OWINFS), representing more than a dozen civil society groups, said it has complained to the WTO following a series of incidents at the body's 13th ministerial confe…

Alina Ramos Martin (2024-02-29). Díaz-Canel calls for participation in march in support of Palestine (+Photo). plenglish.com Havana, Feb 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel reiterated the call to the people of the island to participate in the world mobilization in support of Palestine on March 2.

albawaba (2024-02-29). Several casualties in an attack on Chad intelligence services office. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – According to local reports, several casualties have been recorded killed in an attack on the Chad Intelligence Services office in N'Djamena. An attack on the office of Chad's strong ANSE internal security agency in the capital N'Djamena killed multiple individuals, according to a government statement released on Wednesday.The statement blamed the nighttime attack on activists from the opposition Socialist Party Without Borders, led by Yaya Dillo, and stated that "the situation is now completely under control" and that "the perpetrators of this act have been arrested or are being sought and will be pros…

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-02-29). Cuba and Nicaragua agree on friendly soccer game. plenglish.com Havana, Feb 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Nicaragua will play a friendly game as part of the FIFA week in late March, Miguel Angel Diaz, secretary of the Cuban Soccer Association (AFC), said.

Staff (2024-02-29). US Wrecks Venezuela's EMTRASUR Boeing 747 Cargo Jet. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's vice minister of anti-blockade policies, William Castillo, condemned the US vandalization of the Venezuelan 747 cargo jet, owned by Conviasa's EMTRASUR air cargo company, after the theft carried out by the United States in complicity with the government of Javier Milei in Argentina. | Castillo pointed out this Wednesday, February 28, in a statement concerning the US coercive measures that led to the illegal seizure of the plane, that "when the opposition comes to ask for your vote because they want to fix the country, remind them that … all of them asked for sanctions against Venezuela." | On Februa…

Ana Perdigón (2024-02-29). Biden Signs Executive Order Targeting Venezuela & Cuba (+Personal Data). orinocotribune.com US President Biden signed a new executive order targeting Cuba and Venezuela this Wednesday. The US administration claims that this order aims to protect data of US citizens. | According to the EFE news agency, Biden signed the executive order to protect personal data of officials or members of the Army from countries that the White House considers "worrisome." | US sources told the Spanish news agency that the executive order will target countries such as China, Russia, North Korea, Iran, Cuba, and Venezuela. | American citizens deserve peace of mind that their sensitive data — ranging from health and fina…

newarab (2024-02-29). UAE Interpol chief meets sanctioned Syrian regime minister. newarab.com The Emirati head of Interpol Several Syria analysts and activists shared the photo of Raisi and the notorious Syrian figure, whose regime has disappeared around 135,000 political prisoners. | "[R…

albawaba (2024-02-29). 'Arish student': Egyptian girl commits suicide at Arish University. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – The story of an Arish University student has gone viral on social media with people saying that the girl committed suicide after being blackmailed, meanwhile, local newspapers reported that she died of poisoning. Activists online widely shared the Arish student's story and said that the student was abused after someone took private photos of her without her knowledge. Human rights advocates released a campaign online calling for harsh punishment against those who are involved in leading the Arish student to commit suicide by taking private photos of the Egyptian girl and abusing her to share them onlin…

Alina Ramos Martin (2024-02-29). Cohiba Atmosphere and Montecristo Deleggend, genuine Cuban coffees (+Photos). plenglish.com Havana, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Cuban gourmet coffees Cohiba Atmosphere and Montecristo Deleggend are participating in the 24th Habano Festival as products genuinely designed to pair with Cuba, the director of Commercial Intelligence of Cubacafé, Martha García, said.

midwesternmarx (2024-02-29). Herbert Matthews' great interview, sixty-six years later. By: Guillermo Suárez Borges. midwesternmarx.com I never did another story that gave me more professional satisfaction… I only take credit for having correctly interpreted what I saw and heard, for having realized that the extraordinary young man who opened his heart to me in whispers, for three hours, would be the one around whom the hopes and passions of Cuba would be concentrated, for a tide of victory.​Herbert Matthews interviewing Fidel in the Sierras.This is how Herbert Matthews, the distinguished American journalist …

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-02-29). Multinational Shell's elusive actions denounced in Nigeria. plenglish.com Abuja, Feb 29 (Prensa Latina) Activists and environmental organizations denounced today that the multinational oil company Shell is trying to evade its responsibilities with the damages caused in the Niger Delta area.

albawaba (2024-02-29). Iran foils "terrorist attack" in Sistan-Baluchistan. albawaba.com

teleSUR- hvh, DRL (2024-02-29). Líder iraní destaca importancia de participación en comicios. telesurtv.net El ayatolá indicó que los países occidentales "con motivos y por diversas razones, temen la participación del pueblo".

teleSUR, hvh, YSM (2024-02-29). Aplicarán nuevos precios del combustible y electricidad en Cuba. telesurtv.net El ministro de Finanzas y Precios enfatizó que los precios aún vigentes "no reconocen los costos reales".

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-02-29). Instan en Cuba a reforzar enfrentamiento al delito en comunidades. radiohc.cu La Habana, 29 feb (RHC) El primer ministro de Cuba, Manuel Marrero, instó a reforzar el enfrentamiento al delito, la corrupción y las ilegalidades desde las comunidades y fortalecer la integralidad en el combate contra esos flagelos.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-02-29). Firman en Venezuela acuerdo de diálogo y propuesta para calendario electoral 2024. telesurtv.net Participan 150 representantes de los sectores. Estuvieron presentes el 97 por ciento de las organizaciones con fines políticos debidamente inscritas ante el Poder Electoral.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2024-02-29). Venezuela condena exploración canadiense en territorio Esequibo. telesurtv.net "Canadá no tiene arte ni parte en los asuntos referentes a la Guayana Esequiba, el Gobierno guyanés debe exigir de inmediato el retiro de este pronunciamiento", dijo el canciller.

teleSUR, JGN (2024-02-29). Presidente de Venezuela califica como un éxito acuerdo para calendario electoral 2024. telesurtv.net El jefe de Estado calificó el pacto como el más incluyente firmado hasta la fecha en el país.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-29). Palestine, South Africa activists to address Ecosocialism 2024. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-29). Greens pitch for more councillors on Brisbane City Council. greenleft.org.au

Ceasefire Postcards (2024-02-29). Sunday 3/3: Ceasefire Postcards to Congress Pop-Up. indybay.org Heyma Yemeni Coffee at 1122 University Ave in Berkeley…

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). Absurdity of UK foreign policy and surging fuel prices. presstv.ir The recent surge in fuel prices in the UK has been attributed to geopolitical tensions, particularly the UK's support for Israel's actions in Gaza and the bombing of Yemen.

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). German warship opens fire on US Reaper drone: Reports. presstv.ir Reports say a German warship partaking in a European anti-Yemen coalition in the Red Sea has mistakenly opened fire on an American MQ-9 Reaper drone.

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). Germany's anti-Iran rights claims 'cover up' support for Israel: Tehran. presstv.ir Iran rejects German FM's latest claims against Tehran as an attempt to cover up Berlin's support for Israeli occupation and rights violations against Palestinians.

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). Leader: Iran will advance if world sees Iranian nation's presence in 'decisive scenes'. presstv.ir Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says if the Iranian nation shows the world that they are present in 'decisive scenes', they will save the country.

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). Iran to launch domestically-built Pars 1 research satellite into orbit. presstv.ir Iran's minister of Communications and Information Technology says the homegrown Pars 1 research satellite is set to be launched into space on Thursday.

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). Raeisi due in Algeria in 1st presidential visit in 14 years. presstv.ir President Raeisi will travel to Algiers on March 2 at the official invitation of President Abdelmadjid Tebboune.

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). Iran successfully launches Pars 1 research satellite into space. presstv.ir Iran successfully puts into orbit the domestically-built Pars 1 research-sensing satellite.

presstv.ir (2024-02-29). US sanctions 'may not apply' to gas pipeline project with Iran: Pakistan energy minister. presstv.ir The Pakistani energy minister says the US sanctions against Tehran may not apply to the gas pipeline project with neighboring Iran.

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