Daily Archives: June 16, 2024

2024-06-16: News Headlines

Adam Hanieh, Mondoweiss. (2024-06-16). Why The Fight For Palestine Is The Fight Against US Imperialism In The Region. popularresistance.org The following is the first in a series of articles co-published by Mondoweiss and the Transnational Institute that places Palestine in the long trajectory of anti-colonial struggles, from Haiti to Vietnam to Algeria and South Africa. | Over the last seven months, Israel's genocidal war in Gaza has generated an unprecedented wave of global protest and awareness around Palestine. Many millions of people have taken to the streets, encampments have spread across universities throughout the world, courageous activists have blocked ports and arms factories, and there is a deep-seated recognition that a global campaign…

newarab (2024-06-16). Ship evacuated, ablaze after attack by Yemen's Houthis: UKMTO. newarab.com

newarab (2024-06-16). US sanctions Israeli extremist group for blocking Gaza aid. newarab.com The US imposed sanctions on the Since Israel's war on Gaza broke out, various Israeli activists and extremists have been obstructing aid deliveries to Gaza, amidst an already catastrophic humanitarian situation in the enclave which has left many parts…

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Iran calls on Muslim states to employ 'all means' to stop Gaza genocide. presstv.ir Iran's interim foreign minister calls upon Muslim states to employ "all available means" to stop the ongoing genocide against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Leila's Daughters (2024-06-16). Operation Campus Flood: A Call for a Week of Autonomous Action. indybay.org No more gradualism in the face of a genocide. A new phase of the the #Escalate movement on college campuses has begun. With Berkeley lighting the way. We are calling this OPERATION CAMPUS FLOOD. And it is an open invite for all who are sick of it all to join in displacing the displacers. From the outside in and the inside out, we need to raze the settler-empire academy that provides training, labor, capital, and a steady stream of propaganda and knowledge production for the Israel-Zionist entity.

Ali Azgar (2024-06-16). Why Israel-Hezbollah tensions risk boiling over now. muslimnews.co.uk Israel and the Lebanese Iran-backed Islamist group Hezbollah have been ramping up cross-border attacks after months of low-intensity fighting, prompting the Israeli military to warn that it is prepared to launch a large-scale attack on its northern border. With both sides trading fire for more than eight months, experts say Israel feels it can no …

newarab (2024-06-16). Saudi imam says Hajj 'not for political slogans' on Arafah Day. newarab.com The imam of Mecca's Grand Mosque reiterated on Saturday that Sheikh Maher Al Muaiqly, who was appointed to deliver the sermon on the penultimate day of the Hajj, made the remark as the pilgrimage takes place in the shadow of Israel's military offensive has killed at least 37,266 people in Gaza, mostly civilians, according to the territory's health min…

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Yemen announces 'sinking' ship in fresh anti-Israeli operation. presstv.ir Yemen announces sinking one ship and putting another one at the risk of sinking in fresh anti-Israeli operations.

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-06-16). Haniyeh Calls for Comprehensive Agreement to End Gaza War. english.almanar.com.lb In his Eid al-Adha speech, Hamas political bureau chief Ismail Haniyeh underscored the necessity of negotiations for a comprehensive agreement to end the Israeli assault on Gaza and secure the release of prisoners, saluting all regional comrades in Lebanon, Yemen, and Iraq for their efforts in resisting the occupation and aiding the people of Gaza …

tn.ai (2024-06-16). Iran, UAE Coordinate Efforts to End Gaza War. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Senior Iranian and Emirati diplomats weighed plans for concerted action to end the Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip and provide humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Madrid protesters hold die-in in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza. presstv.ir Pro-Palestinian activists lay on the ground with fake blood on their faces during a re-enactment of an Israeli attack on Gaza in a Madrid street.

newarab (2024-06-16). Crew evacuated as ship hit by Yemen rebels drifts in Red Sea. newarab.com The crew of a ship that was holed in an attack by Yemen's The MV Tutor was abandoned after it was struck by a sea drone off rebel-held Hodeida on Wednesday, causing serious flooding, in the latest in a series of The Iran-backed rebels have been attacking the vital sea lane since shortly…

newarab (2024-06-16). G7 warns Iran over continuing nuclear programme escalation. newarab.com The "We urge Tehran to cease and reverse nuclear escalations, and stop the continuing ura…

newarab (2024-06-16). US targets Houthi radar sites in Yemen after sailor goes missing. newarab.com The United States military The attacks come as the U.S. Navy faces t…

newarab (2024-06-16). Copenhagen Municipality divests from settlement-linked firms. newarab.com The Copenhagen Municipality has said it will be divesting from companies with links to illegal The finance department of the city's administration made the decision following a vote of nine to two in favour of ending the ties. | The vote means the Copenhagen Municipality will now sell its…

newarab (2024-06-16). Pilgrims commence the final rites of Hajj for Eid al-Adha. newarab.com Masses of pilgrims on Sunday embarked on a symbolic stoning of the devil in Saudi Arabia under the soaring summer heat. The ritual marks the final days of the The stoning is among the final rites of the Hajj, which is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. It came a day after more than 1.8 million

newarab (2024-06-16). Iran, Sweden free prisoners in Oman-mediated swap. newarab.com Iran and Sweden announced on Saturday a prisoner exchange that saw a "Hamid Noury, who has been in illegal detention in Sweden since 2019, is free and will return to the country in a few hours," Kazem Gharibabadi, head of Iran's High Council for Human Rights, said in a post on social media platform…

newarab (2024-06-16). At least 19 hajj pilgrims dead in Saudi Arabia from heat. newarab.com At least 19 "Fourteen Jordanian pilgrims died and 17 others were missing" during the performance of hajj rituals, Jordan's foreign ministry said in a statement. | The ministry later confirmed the 14 had died "after suffering sun stroke due to the extreme heat…

scorinoco (2024-06-16). Russia and Cuba, Beyond Warships. orinocotribune.com By Mi Cuba por Siempre — Jun 13, 2024 | While the international media only report on the arrival of a Russian naval detachment in Cuba, relations between the Russian Federation and Cuba go much further and are getting stronger. Unlike the Biden administration, which is focused on maintaining the economic and financial persecution measures against Cuba, the Russian government is working together with the Cuban government to reach mutually beneficial agreements, which you will certainly not read about in the major mainstream outlets. | Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Cuban minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Russia…

Staff (2024-06-16). Venezuela VP Delcy Rodríguez Repudiates Guyana President's Warmongering. orinocotribune.com The vice president of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, repudiated the warmongering of the president of Guyana, Irfaan Ali, who is "threatening the tranquility and peace" of the region. | On Friday, June 14, Rodríguez commented that President Ali is establishing himself as "the Caribbean Zelensky," referring to the president of Ukraine who serves as a puppet to warmongering US ambitions. | "Venezuela repudiates the warmongering of Irfaan Ali, who wants to become the Caribbean Zelensky by threatening the tranquility and peace of our region to worship his American and ExxonMobil masters," Rodríguez wrote on social media.

Jeffrey Sachs, Friends of Socialist China. (2024-06-16). The Perils And Promise Of The Emerging Multipolar World. popularresistance.org In his recent article for Common Dreams, Columbia professor Jeffrey Sachs describes the world's trajectory towards multipolarity over the past three decades. He notes that, "in 1994, the G7 countries constituted 45.3% of world output, compared with 18.9% of world output in the BRICS countries (Brazil, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Russia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates). The tables have turned. The BRICS now produce 35.2% of world output, while the G7 countries produce 29.3%." | The West's political influence is also waning, as exemplified by the failure of the US-led sanctions against Russia from 2022…

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Explainer: How was Hamid Nouri framed, jailed, tortured and freed after 1,680 days. presstv.ir Hamid Nouri, an Iranian citizen and former judiciary official unlawfully sentenced to life imprisonment in Sweden over politically motivated charges, returned to Iran on Saturday after five years.

geo.tv (2024-06-16). Eid ul Adha being celebrated in Saudi Arabia, UAE, other countries. geo.tv Muslim worshippers offer Eid prayer at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. — AFP/FileMuslims in some parts of the world are sacrificing animals today to celebrate the religious festival of Eid ul Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice.This festival is…

geo.tv (2024-06-16). Eid ul Adha being observed in Saudi Arabia, UAE, other countries. geo.tv Muslim worshippers offer Eid prayer at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. — AFP/FileMuslims in some parts of the world are sacrificing animals today to celebrate the religious festival of Eid ul Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice.This festival is…

Michael Welch (2024-06-16). Cuban Missile Crisis Revisited. Escalations… The U.S., Canada, and NATO Provoking World War III. globalresearch.ca

Reproductive Justice Now (2024-06-16). US Supreme Court Upholds Access to Abortion Pill but Closer Look at Ruling Disappoints. indybay.org Photo: Federal Building in San Francisco. On March 24, activists with the San Francisco Chapter of the National Mobilization for Reproductive Justice demonstrated ahead of the Supreme Court's hearing on Mifepristone.

Shane Skavdahl (2024-06-16). Are you kidding me, Dershowitz? indybay.org This piece is my response to Alan Dershowitz's argument on ReasonTV that the growing aggressiveness of Iran towards the West could necessitate a preemptive strike against the theocratic regime. I point out the mirrored rhetoric used over two decades ago when the decision was being made to invade Iraq. The primary concern here is that Iran serves as a greater threat to US stability than Iraq ever did, and because of that foreign policy disaster, we should eschew the doctrine of preemptive approach, in this case, unless we truly want to reap what we have sewn.

Revolution Books (2024-06-16). Thursday 6/20: Banned in Iran – There is No Evil by Director Mohammad Rasoulof. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Staff (2024-06-16). Over 1.8 million Muslim pilgrims start performing Hajj. muslimmirror.com RIYADH : Over 1.8 million pilgrims from across the globe on Saturday converged on Mount Arafat in the western region of Saudi Arabia to perform the annual Hajj, the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced. During a press conference, Hajj and Umrah Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said pilgrims began gathering at Arafat, a crucial rite …

Juan M. Garcia (2024-06-16). Prensa Latina urged to continue defending Cuba, peoples of the world. plenglish.com Havana, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Prime Minister Manuel Marrero, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez and other Cuban officials urged Prensa Latina to continue to serve Cuba's truth in the world.

Juan M. Garcia (2024-06-16). Barbados condemns US blockade and Cuba's inclusion on terrorist list. plenglish.com Bridgetown, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina): Barbados considered a matter of urgency that United States lift the economic, financial and commercial blockade against Cuba and exclude the island from its list of sponsors of terrorism, due to the dire consequences for the Cuban people.

Alina Ramos Martin (2024-06-16). Cuba works to complete network of seismological stations. plenglish.com Santiago de Cuba, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has 24 seismological stations distributed nationwide and the one that will complete the network is in the process of acquisition, Enrique Arango, head of the National Seismological Service, told Prensa Latina.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-06-16). ANAIC congratulates Prensa Latina on its anniversary. plenglish.com Rome, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The Italy-Cuba Friendship Association (ANAIC) congratulated the Latin American News Agency Prensa Latina, which is celebrating 65 years of uninterrupted work as an alternative media in favor of truth on Sunday.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-06-16). French association describes Prensa Latina as indispensable. plenglish.com Paris, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba Si France solidarity association on Sunday congratulated Prensa Latina on its 65th anniversary, and considered the news agency indispensable to disseminate the nations' truth.

Juan M. Garcia (2024-06-16). Lazo praises Prensa Latina's commitment to objective journalism. plenglish.com Havana, Jun 16 (Prensa Latina) The president of the National People's Power Assembly of Cuba (Parliament), Esteban Lazo, congratulated the Latin American News Agency Prensa Latina on its 65th anniversary on Sunday.

Juan M. Garcia (2024-06-16). Cuban authorities congratulate fathers on their day. plenglish.com On his X profile, the head of State wrote, "Happy Father's Day and thanks for the example to Cuban (fathers) who, like Antonio, a thermoelectric plant mechanic, are capable of facing and overcoming the biggest challenges of the nation and inspire their children." | The president of the National People's Power Assembly (Parliament), Esteban Lazo, used this digital platform to congratulate all fathers on his behalf and on behalf of the Cuban legislators. | The message from Lazo, who is also the president of the Council of State of the Republic of Cuba, concluded with a quote from National Hero José Martí, "The qua…

Juan M. Garcia (2024-06-16). Circle of war correspondents set up in Cuba. plenglish.com Havana, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) The Union of Journalists of Cuba (UPEC) established on Sunday founded the Circle of War Correspondents to pay tribute to those Cuban professionals who have done press work in various military conflicts around the world.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Exclusive: Ex-Iranian official Nouri's family share joy, relief over his release. presstv.ir The family members of Hamid Nouri, ex-Iranian official, who was returned to the country after years of wrongful imprisonment in Sweden, recount their joy and relief.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Iran, Russia should swiftly implement comprehensive cooperation deal: Mokhber. presstv.ir Iran's interim president urges the implementation of a comprehensive bilateral cooperation agreement with Russia as soon as possible.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Leader pardons, commutes sentences of 2,654 inmates. presstv.ir Ayatollah Khamenei pardons, commutes sentences of 2,654 inmates over Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Ghadir celebrations.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Iran: Closer economic ties will enhance political relations with Iraq. presstv.ir Iran's interim president says the promotion of economic relations with Iraq will lead to enhanced political relations.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Iran to act decisively in safeguarding own security, national interests: FM spox. presstv.ir The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has underscored the country's constructive role in establishing lasting security across the West Asia region, saying the Islamic Republic will act decisively to defend its security and national interests.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Ex-Iranian official Hamid Nouri returns home after long incarceration in Sweden. presstv.ir Kazem Gharibabadi, head of the Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights, says Hamid Nouri, a former Iranian judiciary official who has been illegally incarcerated in Sweden, has been released from prison.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Nouri's release 'another defeat' for MKO, other anti-Iran terror groups: Rights official. presstv.ir Iran's top human rights official says the MKO and other terrorist groups suffered another blow by the release of Hamid Nouri, a former judiciary official, from illegal detention in Sweden.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Iran at peak of its power, says IRGC chief. presstv.ir IRGC chief Salami says Iran is currently at the peak of its military and political power.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Iran obtains know-how to produce anti-armor weapons:Commander. presstv.ir The commander of the Iranian Army's Ground Force says the military unit has acquired the technology to develop various types of rocket launchers and anti-armor weapons to confront potential threats in the future.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Factbox: Artistic works of Bashir Biazar, Iranian ace musician jailed in France. presstv.ir Bashir Biazar, an Iranian music maestro and filmmaker languishing in a French prison, is known in Iran for producing many critically acclaimed musical and cinematic works.

presstv.ir (2024-06-16). Leader calls for increased voter participation in presidential election. presstv.ir Ayatollah Khamenei calls for collective efforts to increase participation in the June 28 presidential election.

tvbrics (2024-06-16). Northern wild thyme is successfully cultivated in Saudi Arabia. tvbrics.com It usually grows in rocky areas along valleys and streams…

tvbrics (2024-06-16). Construction of three city parks begins in Saudi Arabia. tvbrics.com This project is part of the Saudi Vision 2030 programme, including one aimed at greening the country…

UMMID (2024-06-16). Zakir Naik arrives for Hajj 2024 as Special Guest of Saudi Arabia. ummid.com Dr Zakir Naik, known for his impeccable grasp on comparative religion, Tuesday June 11, 2024 arrived in Jeddah to perform Hajj as a special guest of Saudi Arabia.

tn.ai (2024-06-16). Arrangements Made for Iranian Expats' Participation in Presidential Polls. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — More than 300 ballot boxes will be available at the diplomatic missions of Iran in foreign countries on the presidential election day, an official said.

tn.ai (2024-06-16). Spokesman Refutes G7 Statement on Iran's Nuclear Program. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesperson dismissed the allegations the Group of Seven has made against Tehran's peaceful nuclear activities.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-06-16). Thailand: Joint call to end judicial abuse and arbitrary detention, and to investigate Netiporn 'Bung' Sanesangkhom's death. fidh.org International organisations, including FIDH and OMCT within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, call on the Thai government to end the abuse of the judicial process and the arbitrary detention of human rights defenders, activists, and protesters. Additionally, they urge a thorough and independent investigation into the death in custody one month ago of Netiporn 'Bung' Sanesangkhom.
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tn.ai (2024-06-16). Iran's BRICS Membership Marks New Age in Regional Relations: Russian Politician. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's membership in BRICS and its cooperation agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union have opened a new chapter in the promotion of Tehran's relations with regional countries, a senior member of Russia's State Duma said.

The Media Line Staff (2024-06-16). Iran Denounces UN, G7 Warnings on Nuclear Program and Coordination With Russia as 'Politically Biased'. themedialine.org

tn.ai (2024-06-16). Ayatollah Khamenei Pardons over 2,600 Iranian Inmates. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei approved a proposal from Iran's top judge to pardon or commute the prison terms of 2,654 convicts found guilty by various Iranian courts.

The Media Line Staff (2024-06-16). Iranian War Criminal Exchanged for 2 Swedes, Including Diplomat, in Prisoner Swap. themedialine.org

tn.ai (2024-06-16). Leader: Youth Can Change Course of History. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the remarkable potential of young Iranian elites and their capacity to bring about transformative change throughout history.

Sebastiana Romero (2024-06-16). Autoridades de Cuba felicitan a los Padres en su Día. radiohc.cu La Habana, 16 jun (RHC) El presidente de Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, felicitó a los padres de toda la isla en ocasión del agasajo que le tributan hoy en muchos países.

Sebastiana Romero (2024-06-16). Acuerdan en Francia nuevas acciones de solidaridad con Cuba. radiohc.cu Moulins, Francia, 16 jun (RHC) El Partido Comunista Francés (PCF), organizaciones sociales y ciudadanos acordaron hoy en el central departamento de Allier impulsar nuevas acciones de solidaridad con Cuba frente al bloqueo estadounidense, cerco económico, comercial y financiero que denunciaron.

Sebastiana Romero (2024-06-16). Presidente de Venezuela felicita a los padres en su día. radiohc.cu Caracas, 16 jun (RHC) El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, transmitió hoy sus felicitaciones a los padres en su Día y agradeció a aquellos que no se rinden y lo acompañan con su compromiso.

teleSUR, YSM (2024-06-16). Venezuela denuncia campaña mediática internacional para desconocer procesos electorales. telesurtv.net Jorge Rodríguez advirtió a la ultraderecha que no se permitirá la vulneración de la paz venezolana.

teleSUR, MER (2024-06-16). Presidente Maduro alerta sobre violencia de la extrema derecha. telesurtv.net El mandatario le expresó al pueblo venezolano que es necesario cuidar la paz.

teleSUR, MS (2024-06-16). Gobierno colombiano y la Segunda Marquetalia inician diálogos de paz. telesurtv.net Las partes firmantes, representadas por el consejero comisionado de paz de Colombia, Otty Patiño, e Iván Márquez, exnegociador de los diálogos que condujeron al acuerdo de paz de 2016 de las disidencias de las FARC.

Sebastiana Romero (2024-06-16). Apoya agencia de ONU proyecto alimentario en Cuba. radiohc.cu La Habana, 16 jun (RHC) La representación en Cuba de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) anunció su respaldo al fortalecimiento de las capacidades nacionales en el campo de la conservación de los recursos fitogenéticos.

teleSUR, MER (2024-06-16). Presidente Maduro conversa con mandataria electa de México. telesurtv.net Ambas autoridades ratificaron los lazos de hermandad entre México y Venezuela, así como su disposición en fortalecer la Celac.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-06-16). Venezuela y China muestran sintonía en agenda bilateral. telesurtv.net La visita es una invitación del ministro chino de Relaciones Exteriores, Wang Yi, miembro del Buró Político del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de China.

Staff (2024-06-16). Las Tunas alcanza la clasificación a la postemporada beisbolera. cubadebate.cu En el primer juego de un doble enfrentamiento, los Leñadores tuneros contaron con el décimo salvamento del cerrador Rodolfo Díaz, para asegurar el cuarto triunfo del novato de Jobabo Yadier Zamora, quien apenas admitió tres jits y no otorgó boleto.

Sebastiana Romero (2024-06-16). Fomenta Cuba protección de la capa de ozono. radiohc.cu La Habana, 17 jun (RHC) Un taller nacional sobre el quehacer cubano para la protección de la capa de ozono y del clima, sesionará desde mañana en Matanzas y se extenderá hasta el próximo jueves.

Sebastiana Romero (2024-06-16). Publica diario de Sri Lanka comunicado de Mnoal y G77 a favor de Cuba. radiohc.cu Colombo, 16 jun (RHC) El medio digital Sri Lanka Guardian publicó hoy la demanda en rechazo a la política de Estados Unidos contra Cuba del Movimiento de Países No Alineados(Mnoal) y el Grupo de los 77 (G77) y China.

Sebastiana Romero (2024-06-16). Celebran en Cuba día de los padres. radiohc.cu La Habana, 16 jun (RHC) Como cada año, el tercer domingo nos aprestamos a reconocer todo el amor de nuestros padres. Ser papá no se aprende de la noche a la mañana. Compartir responsabilidades, ir a la par en la crianza, implica pasar por encima de años y años de machismo.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-06-16). Irán inicia etapa de calificación de candidatos a elecciones. telesurtv.net Tras el proceso de investigación, el Ministerio del Interior anunciará los candidatos finales el 11 de junio, y los calificados tendrán 15 días, del 12 al 26 de junio, para llevar a cabo sus campañas electorales.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-06-16). Venezuela acogerá la Serie del Caribe en el año 2026. telesurtv.net La lista de sedes por año quedaría de la siguiente forma: Mexicali 2025, Venezuela 2026, Hermosillo 2027, República Dominicana 2028 y Puerto Rico 2029.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-06-16). Presidente de Siria recibe a canciller de Irán. telesurtv.net Ambos políticos debatieron sobre el estado de las relaciones bilaterales, así como el avance de la agresión de Israel en la Franja de Gaza.

M. K. Bhadrakumar (2024-06-15). Death of petrodollar is a Biden legacy. mronline.org The Deep State should have been alert five years ago when Candidate Joe Biden announced that he, if elected as president, was determined to make the Saudi rulers "pay the price, and make them in fact the pariah that they are."

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