2022-07-06: News Headlines

Staff (2022-07-06). Iranian, Saudi FMs likely to pay visit to Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) — An Iraqi newspaper claimed that the foreign ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia are expected to pay a visit to Baghdad to announce the restoration of relations.

Editor2 (2022-07-05). Ukraine Is the Latest Neocon Disaster. orinocotribune.com By Jeffrey D. Sachs &#1 ; Jun 27, 2022 | The war in Ukraine is the culmination of a 30-year project of the American neoconservative movement. The Biden Administration is packed with the same neocons who championed the US wars of choice in Serbia (1999), Afghanistan (2001), Iraq (2003), Syria (2011), Libya (2011), and who did so much to provoke Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The neocon track record is one of unmitigated disaster, yet Biden has staffed his team with neocons. As a result, Biden is steering Ukraine, the US, and the European Union towards yet another geopolitical debacle. If Europe has any insight, it…

Staff (2022-07-05). Massive explosion heard in eastern Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (MNA) — Iraqi sources reported that a massive explosion was heard in eastern Baghdad, the country's capital on Tuesday morning.

Staff (2022-07-05). Iranian, Australian envoys discuss regional developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (MNA) — Iranian and Australian ambassadors to Iraq held a meeting in Iran's embassy in Baghdad to discuss the regional developments.

Staff (2022-07-05). Iraqi parl. speaker calls for expanding relations with Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (MNA) — Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohamed Halbousi held a meeting with the new Iranian envoy to Baghdad during which he stressed the importance of diplomatic measures for the development of bilateral ties between Baghdad and Tehran.

Editor (2022-07-04). Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation. scheerpost.com According to the National Priorities Project, about 25% of our tax dollars go to the Pentagon to finance the men, women, and weaponry that enables the United States military to fight its wars in Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and elsewhere. An additional 13.2% goes to pay the national debt much of which was borrowed to pay for war.

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2022-07-05: News Headlines

Staff (2022-07-05). Massive explosion heard in eastern Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 05 (MNA) — Iraqi sources reported that a massive explosion was heard in eastern Baghdad, the country's capital on Tuesday morning.

Jason Ditz (2022-07-04). Iraqi State of Law Taps Maliki as New PM Candidate. news.antiwar.com All but inevitable since the resignation of Moqtada al-Sadr's coalition from parliament, the State of Law has announced its own candidate for Iraqi PM. As expected, Holding the position from 2006 to 2014, Maliki is the longest-seated premier of the US occupation of Iraq. A former Dawa Party figure popular with Iran, Maliki was a controversial leader throughout his last tenure. | Navigating through constant political division, Maliki was positioned as a compromise candidate protecting a status quo which, by 2014, fewer and fewer voters wer…

Editor (2022-07-04). Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation. scheerpost.com According to the National Priorities Project, about 25% of our tax dollars go to the Pentagon to finance the men, women, and weaponry that enables the United States military to fight its wars in Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and elsewhere. An additional 13.2% goes to pay the national debt much of which was borrowed to pay for war.

Staff (2022-07-04). Two explosions reported at US base on Syria-Iraq border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) — Some Arab sources reported on Monday morning that two explosions were heard at the US base on the Syria-Iraq border.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-04). Iraqis can pay for flight tickets in Iranian rial. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) — The Iranian Embassy in Iraq announced that Iraqi citizens, like Iranian citizens, can buy plane tickets to travel to Iran in the Iranian rial.

Staff (2022-07-04). Iran exports $358m of goods to Iraq via Mehran crossing. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) — Director-General of Customs Administration of the western province of Ilam has said that 358 million dollars of commodities have been exported to Iraq from the Mehran International Border in the current Iranian year.

Editor (2022-07-03). Is There a Price in Blood for British Foreign Policy? scheerpost.com Sept. 15, 2011: From left: French President Nicholas Sarkozy, National Transition Council Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron in Benghazi, Libya, after addressing a crowd in Liberty Square. (No. 10 Downing) | By Peter Oborne / Before the invasion of Iraq in 2003 a number of people — including then MI5 chief Eliza Manningham-Buller — warned it would make the streets of Britain more dangerous. | These warnings were ignored by Prime Minister Tony Blair.

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2022-07-04: News Headlines

Jason Ditz (2022-07-04). Iraqi State of Law Taps Maliki as New PM Candidate. news.antiwar.com All but inevitable since the resignation of Moqtada al-Sadr's coalition from parliament, the State of Law has announced its own candidate for Iraqi PM. As expected, Holding the position from 2006 to 2014, Maliki is the longest-seated premier of the US occupation of Iraq. A former Dawa Party figure popular with Iran, Maliki was a controversial leader throughout his last tenure. | Navigating through constant political division, Maliki was positioned as a compromise candidate protecting a status quo which, by 2014, fewer and fewer voters wer…

Editor (2022-07-04). Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation. scheerpost.com According to the National Priorities Project, about 25% of our tax dollars go to the Pentagon to finance the men, women, and weaponry that enables the United States military to fight its wars in Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and elsewhere. An additional 13.2% goes to pay the national debt much of which was borrowed to pay for war.

Staff (2022-07-04). Iran exports $358m of goods to Iraq via Mehran crossing. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) — Director-General of Customs Administration of the western province of Ilam has said that 358 million dollars of commodities have been exported to Iraq from the Mehran International Border in the current Iranian year.

Staff (2022-07-04). Two explosions reported at US base on Syria-Iraq border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) — Some Arab sources reported on Monday morning that two explosions were heard at the US base on the Syria-Iraq border.

Staff (2022-07-03). US army convoy comes under attack in Iraq's Saladin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Sunday reported that a convoy belonging to the US army was targeted in the country.

Editor (2022-07-03). Is There a Price in Blood for British Foreign Policy? scheerpost.com Sept. 15, 2011: From left: French President Nicholas Sarkozy, National Transition Council Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron in Benghazi, Libya, after addressing a crowd in Liberty Square. (No. 10 Downing) | By Peter Oborne / Before the invasion of Iraq in 2003 a number of people — including then MI5 chief Eliza Manningham-Buller — warned it would make the streets of Britain more dangerous. | These warnings were ignored by Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-03). Kuwait condoles with Iran over Saturday earthquake. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Following UAE, Kuwait offered condolences to Iran over the quake that hit the southern province of Hormozgan, leading to several people's deaths and others' injuries.

Staff (2022-07-03). Funeral for Japanese mother of Holy Defense martyr. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — A funeral ceremony was held for Koniko Yamamora a translator and a Japanese-Iranian woman who had lived in Iran for several years and her son was martyred during Iran-Iraq war.

Staff (2022-07-03). Turkish fighter jets bomb northern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Turkish warplanes have again bombed areas in northern Iraq under the pretext of confronting the PKK.

Staff (2022-07-03). Iraqi PM to discuss result of his visit to Iran with MBS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Media gave reported that the Iraqi Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia for a second time to discuss the results of his trip to Iran.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-03). Iraqi Group Says Its Drones Scouted US Embassy & Nearby Base In Baghdad. southfront.org Official logo of The Islamic Resistance in Iraq — 'Ashab al-Kahf | On July 3, the Islamic Resistance in Iraq — 'Ashab al-Kahf announced that its drones had conducted a reconnaissance mission over the US embassy and nearby Union III base in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. | In a statement, the pro-Iranian group said that the operation started at 7: p.m. local time on July 2 and lasted for 30 minutes. | Iraqi sources reported at the time hearing alarm sirens at Baghdad's highly-secured Green Zone, whe…

Staff (2022-07-03). Massive fire breaks out near Erbil airport. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — A massive fire has broken out near Erbil International Airport located in northern Iraq, local sources reported on Sunday.

Staff (2022-07-03). Most dangerous ISIL terrorist detained in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Iraqi security forces announced that the most dangerous ISIL terrorist was arrested on the border of Diyala Province and Kurdistan Region of Iraq after seven years that he was on the terror list.

Jayati Ghosh (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] The journey to greater equality. thelancet.com Economic inequalities have increased substantially across the world in the past three decades and have deepened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Piketty and his colleagues at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), France, have been at the forefront of tracking these changes, providing extremely useful analyses based on careful aggregation of national data on income and wealth inequality from a multitude of sources. They have shown that globally, inequality is now as entrenched as it was during the first part of the 20th century.

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2022-07-03: News Headlines

Staff (2022-07-03). US army convoy comes under attack in Iraq's Saladin. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources on Sunday reported that a convoy belonging to the US army was targeted in the country.

Staff (2022-07-03). Funeral for Japanese mother of Holy Defense martyr. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — A funeral ceremony was held for Koniko Yamamora a translator and a Japanese-Iranian woman who had lived in Iran for several years and her son was martyred during Iran-Iraq war.

Staff (2022-07-03). Massive fire breaks out near Erbil airport. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — A massive fire has broken out near Erbil International Airport located in northern Iraq, local sources reported on Sunday.

Staff (2022-07-03). Iraqi PM to discuss result of his visit to Iran with MBS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Media gave reported that the Iraqi Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia for a second time to discuss the results of his trip to Iran.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-03). Iraqi Group Says Its Drones Scouted US Embassy & Nearby Base In Baghdad. southfront.org Official logo of The Islamic Resistance in Iraq — 'Ashab al-Kahf | On July 3, the Islamic Resistance in Iraq — 'Ashab al-Kahf announced that its drones had conducted a reconnaissance mission over the US embassy and nearby Union III base in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. | In a statement, the pro-Iranian group said that the operation started at 7: p.m. local time on July 2 and lasted for 30 minutes. | Iraqi sources reported at the time hearing alarm sirens at Baghdad's highly-secured Green Zone, whe…

Staff (2022-07-03). Most dangerous ISIL terrorist detained in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Iraqi security forces announced that the most dangerous ISIL terrorist was arrested on the border of Diyala Province and Kurdistan Region of Iraq after seven years that he was on the terror list.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-07-03). Kuwait condoles with Iran over Saturday earthquake. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Following UAE, Kuwait offered condolences to Iran over the quake that hit the southern province of Hormozgan, leading to several people's deaths and others' injuries.

Editor (2022-07-03). Is There a Price in Blood for British Foreign Policy? scheerpost.com Sept. 15, 2011: From left: French President Nicholas Sarkozy, National Transition Council Chairman Mustafa Abdul Jalil and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron in Benghazi, Libya, after addressing a crowd in Liberty Square. (No. 10 Downing) | By Peter Oborne / Before the invasion of Iraq in 2003 a number of people — including then MI5 chief Eliza Manningham-Buller — warned it would make the streets of Britain more dangerous. | These warnings were ignored by Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Staff (2022-07-03). Turkish fighter jets bomb northern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 03 (MNA) — Turkish warplanes have again bombed areas in northern Iraq under the pretext of confronting the PKK.

_____ (2022-07-02). Palestinians 'Are Not Animals In A Zoo'. popularresistance.org Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, U.S. media introduced many new characters, promoting them as "experts" who helped ratchet up propaganda, ultimately allowing the U.S. government to secure enough popular support for the war. | Though enthusiasm for war began dwindling in later years, the invasion began with a relatively strong popular mandate that allowed President George W. Bush to claim the role of liberator of Iraq, the fighter of "terrorism" and the champion of U.S. global interests.

_____ (2022-07-02). Palestinians 'Are Not Animals in a Zoo': Redefining the Role of the 'Victim Intellectual'. popularresistance.org Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, U.S. media introduced many new characters, promoting them as "experts" who helped ratchet up propaganda, ultimately allowing the U.S. government to secure enough popular support for the war. | Though enthusiasm for war began dwindling in later years, the invasion began with a relatively strong popular mandate that allowed President George W. Bush to claim the role of liberator of Iraq, the fighter of "terrorism" and the champion of U.S. global interests. According to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll published on March 24, 2003 — just a few days after the invas…

Jayati Ghosh (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] The journey to greater equality. thelancet.com Economic inequalities have increased substantially across the world in the past three decades and have deepened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Piketty and his colleagues at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), France, have been at the forefront of tracking these changes, providing extremely useful analyses based on careful aggregation of national data on income and wealth inequality from a multitude of sources. They have shown that globally, inequality is now as entrenched as it was during the first part of the 20th century.

Staff (2022-07-02). Yet another rocket attack reported on Turkish base in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Local Iraqi sources reported Saturday that a Turkish military base was targeted in the Shiladze district in Dohuk Province in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-02). Turkey Says Two Security Officers Were Killed While Taking Part In Northern Iraq Operation. southfront.org Turkish forces are seen at Mount Barsaya in northeast of Afrin, January 28, 2018 / Khalil Ashawi / Reuters | On July 2, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense announced that two security officers were killed while taking part in Operation Claw-Lock in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region. | In a brief statement, the ministry that the two officers lost their lives as a result of an attack by the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Operation Claw-Lock, which was launched on April 17, is meant to neutralize PKK cells in the areas o…

Staff (2022-07-02). Several explosions reported in US base in Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Media sources reported on Saturday morning that the sound of explosions was heard in the US military base near Baghdad airport in Iraq.

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2022-07-02: News Headlines

_____ (2022-07-02). Palestinians 'Are Not Animals in a Zoo': Redefining the Role of the 'Victim Intellectual'. popularresistance.org Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, U.S. media introduced many new characters, promoting them as "experts" who helped ratchet up propaganda, ultimately allowing the U.S. government to secure enough popular support for the war. | Though enthusiasm for war began dwindling in later years, the invasion began with a relatively strong popular mandate that allowed President George W. Bush to claim the role of liberator of Iraq, the fighter of "terrorism" and the champion of U.S. global interests. According to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll published on March 24, 2003 — just a few days after the invas…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-07-02). Mayo Clinic Minute: How hearing affects your brain health. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you find yourself having difficulty following conversations or issues with memory and thinking skills, you may want to get your hearing checked. Age-related hearing loss may be linked to an increased risk of cognitive decline. Several large studies have shown that people who have a degree of hearing loss, even in midlife, have an increased risk of developing dementia later in life. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute. youtu.be/XZDC60hP81M Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 10) is in…

Juan Cole (2022-07-02). Unlike SCOTUS, Iraqi Kurds are Rethinking Lax Gun Laws after Shootings; Will even Iraq be Safer than the US? juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) &#1 ; Other countries can just adopt rational policies to deal with severe social problems. The United States is locked into various weird metaphysical dogmas that make reasoning about such issues difficult. The second amendment, for instance, has nothing to do with universal gun ownership, whatever ideologues on the Right assert. The …

Staff (2022-07-02). Several explosions reported in US base in Baghdad. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) — Media sources reported on Saturday morning that the sound of explosions was heard in the US military base near Baghdad airport in Iraq.

Jayati Ghosh (2022-07-02). [Perspectives] The journey to greater equality. thelancet.com Economic inequalities have increased substantially across the world in the past three decades and have deepened during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Piketty and his colleagues at the World Inequality Lab at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), France, have been at the forefront of tracking these changes, providing extremely useful analyses based on careful aggregation of national data on income and wealth inequality from a multitude of sources. They have shown that globally, inequality is now as entrenched as it was during the first part of the 20th century.

Staff (2022-07-01). U.S. viceroy: Georgia is "very strong partner" of NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJune 30, 2022 US Ambassador: Georgia's status as "very strong partner" of NATO shown by Summit participation Kelly Degnan, the United States Ambassador to Georgia, on Thursday said Georgia was a "very strong partner" of NATO, as demonstrated by the participation of the Georgian Government's high-level delegation in the ongoing Madrid Summit of the alliance. …

____ (2022-07-01). Tehran-Riyadh next meeting to be held at 'diplomatic level'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Unlike the previous five meetings between held between Iranian and Saudi officials, the next meeting between the two sides will be held at "diplomatic level", an Iraqi official was quoted as saying.

Newsroom (2022-07-01). Dynamic diplomacy: From SCO to BRICS. moderndiplomacy.eu The tree of Iran's balanced foreign policy approach is on the verge of being a one-year-old child. Stronger than before, Iran is pursuing dynamic diplomacy in a variety of cities such as Doha, Ashgabat, and other capitals. Baghdad will also join the list soon. While Iran's top negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani is engaged in intensive …

____ (2022-07-01). Iraq's Hash al-Sha'abi force arrest Speicher garrison butcher. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iraq's Popular Mobilization unit (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, forces managed to arrest one of the main perpetrators of Camp Speicher massacre in Iraq on Friday.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran calls on Iraqi govt. to pursue remaining Hajj affairs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — While appreciating Iraqi officials' efforts to facilitate Iranian Hajj pilgrims' affairs, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian asked the Iraqi government to pursue the remaining issues pertinent to Hajj affairs.

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). India entrega seis toneladas de medicamentos a Afganistán. telesurtv.net La Cancillería aclaró que estos envíos de ayuda médica fueron entregados a la OMS y al Hospital Infantil Indira Gandhi.

Anonymous669 (2022-07-01). Russian Warplanes Continue To Fly Over US Al-Tanf Base In Southeastern Syria. southfront.org On July 1, a warplane of the Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) conducted a reconnaissance mission over the southeastern Syrian area of al-Tanf where the US-led coalition maintains a large garrison, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. | Al-Tanf garrison is located right on Syria's border with Iraq and Jordan. Around 200 US troops and some 300 militants of the Revolutionary Commando Army (MaT), a local proxy of the coalition, are usually present at the garrison. | The…

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2022-07-01: News Headlines

Staff (2022-07-01). U.S. viceroy: Georgia is "very strong partner" of NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geJune 30, 2022 US Ambassador: Georgia's status as "very strong partner" of NATO shown by Summit participation Kelly Degnan, the United States Ambassador to Georgia, on Thursday said Georgia was a "very strong partner" of NATO, as demonstrated by the participation of the Georgian Government's high-level delegation in the ongoing Madrid Summit of the alliance. …

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-07-01). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

TeleSUR, jaa, MER (2022-07-01). India entrega seis toneladas de medicamentos a Afganistán. telesurtv.net La Cancillería aclaró que estos envíos de ayuda médica fueron entregados a la OMS y al Hospital Infantil Indira Gandhi.

Shotgun Players (2022-07-01). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

Peter Maiden (2022-07-01). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

____ (2022-07-01). Iran calls on Iraqi govt. to pursue remaining Hajj affairs. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — While appreciating Iraqi officials' efforts to facilitate Iranian Hajj pilgrims' affairs, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian asked the Iraqi government to pursue the remaining issues pertinent to Hajj affairs.

____ (2022-07-01). Tehran-Riyadh next meeting to be held at 'diplomatic level'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Unlike the previous five meetings between held between Iranian and Saudi officials, the next meeting between the two sides will be held at "diplomatic level", an Iraqi official was quoted as saying.

____ (2022-07-01). Iraq's Hash al-Sha'abi force arrest Speicher garrison butcher. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 01 (MNA) — Iraq's Popular Mobilization unit (PMU), also known as Hashd al-Sha'abi, forces managed to arrest one of the main perpetrators of Camp Speicher massacre in Iraq on Friday.

Michael Petrelis (2022-07-01). Friday 7/1: Speakout: Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-07-01). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Staff (2022-06-30). After Asia-Pacific: Middle East NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Egypt, Israel and Jordan are members of NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue military partnership; Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates are members of NATO's Istanbul Cooperation Initiative. Bahrain, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates supplied NATO with troops for the war in Afghanistan. Qatar and the United Arab Emirates provided warplanes to NATO for the …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-30). Military Situation In Syria On June 30, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org On June 30, the Russian Ministry of Defence recorded no hostilities and ceasefire violations in the Idlib region in the past 24 hours; | On June 29, SAA artillery shelled positions of Turkish-backed forces in the Marar al-Naasan area; | On June 29, several Turkish-backed militants were killed and wounded in an ATGM attack near Afrin; | On June 29, the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs recognized the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics; | On June 29, an SAA member was k…

Staff (2022-06-30). Massive fire engulfs refugee camp in Iraqi Kurdistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA)— Iraqi sources on Thursday reported that an extensive fire broke out in a refugee camp in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Michael Petrelis (2022-06-30). Friday 7/1: Speakout: 12PM 7/1 Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-30). ISIS Terrorists Capture, Execute Iraqi Intelligence Officer (Photos). southfront.org On June 30, ISIS said that its cells in northern Iraq had captured and executed an officer of the Iraqi National Intelligence Service (INIS). | In a statement released by its news agency, Amaq, the terrorist group said that the INIS officer was captured by its cells near the village of Tal Abtah, which is located to the south of the town of Tal Afar in the province of Nineveh. | Amaq released photos showing the alleged officer being executed with a bullet to the head in an unspecified desert area.

The Global Research Team (2022-06-30). Your Support Has Kept Global Research Freely Accessible for Two Decades. globalresearch.ca The goal of the Global Research website is to shed light on complex and controversial issues often neglected by the mainstream media. It is through our readers' support and our authors' endeavors that allows us to sustain this objective. By …

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2022-06-30: News Headlines

Staff (2022-06-30). After Asia-Pacific: Middle East NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Egypt, Israel and Jordan are members of NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue military partnership; Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates are members of NATO's Istanbul Cooperation Initiative. Bahrain, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates supplied NATO with troops for the war in Afghanistan. Qatar and the United Arab Emirates provided warplanes to NATO for the …

Peace council, Birgit Naujeck (2022-06-30). Negotiating at last and The Russian-American Friendship. indybay.org In fact, Russia's war is a response to NATO's eastward expansion, long criticized by the peace movement, and to Western policies of rearmament and confrontation, by which Russia feels more and more existentially threatened. It began as early as the 1990s with the expansion of NATO – contrary to clear, binding commitments to Moscow…

RT (2022-06-30). Russia Challenges Western Accusations at UN Security Council. dissidentvoice.org Caleb Maupin reports on the recent allegation of Russian missile targeting an shopping center in Ukraine, dismissed by Russia at the United Nations.

Jim McIlroy (2022-06-30). 20,000 teachers strike for better pay, conditions. greenleft.org.au More than 20,000 teachers marched from Hyde Park to New South Wales Parliament to demand a pay rise and better teaching conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

Shotgun Players (2022-06-30). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-30). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Michael Petrelis (2022-06-30). Friday 7/1: Speakout: 12PM 7/1 Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

The Global Research Team (2022-06-30). Your Support Has Kept Global Research Freely Accessible for Two Decades. globalresearch.ca The goal of the Global Research website is to shed light on complex and controversial issues often neglected by the mainstream media. It is through our readers' support and our authors' endeavors that allows us to sustain this objective. By …

Peter Maiden (2022-06-30). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-06-30). Palestinians 'are not animals in a zoo': On Kanafani and the need to redefine the role of the 'victim intellectual'. juancole.com Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, US media introduced many new characters, promoting them as 'experts' who helped ratchet up US propaganda, ultimately allowing the US government to secure enough popular support for the war. Though enthusiasm for war began dwindling in later years, the invasion of Iraq had begun with a …

Mark Merritt (2022-06-30). Water protectors hold out hope for river flows. greenleft.org.au The second Darling/Baaka River convoy to highlight unsustainable water-sharing plans and ungoverned water-trading practices was organised in early May. Mark Merritt reports.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-30). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

Staff (2022-06-30). Russia condemns Israeli regime attacks on Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA)— Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council, the First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, condemned the Zionists' airstrikes on Damascus airport.

Jake Johnson (2022-06-29). Sanders, Fetterman Urge Buttigieg to Fine Airlines Over Flight Cancellations. commondreams.org "The American people are sick of airlines ripping them off, canceling flights at the last minute, and delaying flights for hours on end," said the Vermont senator.

Jonathan Cook (2022-06-29). A Lemming Leading the Lemmings: Slavoj ≈Ωi≈æek and the Terminal Collapse of the Anti-War Left. orinocotribune.com By Jonathan Cook — Jun 23, 2022 | Have you noticed how every major foreign policy crisis since the US and UK's invasion of Iraq in 2003 has peeled off another layer of the left into joining the pro-NATO, pro-war camp? | It is now hard to remember that many millions marched in the US and Europe against the attack on Iraq. It sometimes feels like there is no one left who is not cheerleading the next wave of profits for the West's military-industrial complex (usually referred to as the "defense industry" by those very same profiteers). | Washington learned a hard lesson from the unpopularity of its 2003 attack…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). Iran And Argentina In BRICS Would Advance The Multipolar Project. southfront.org BRICS' expansion is a necessary step to overcome the unipolar world order. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Science sat the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | A new step is being taken towards the expansion of the BRICS. Iran and Argentina asked this last week of June to join the group of emerging countries currently formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Beijing and Moscow, which are extremely affected by international sanctions,…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). In Video: Uncomfortable Questions To Ukrainian Authorities From Civilians In Kremenchug. southfront.org

Jason Ditz (2022-06-29). Iraq's Sadr Slams President for Not Signing Ban on Israel Ties. news.antiwar.com In late May, Iraq's parliament passed a bill forbidding and criminalizing all ties with Israel. The bill forbids officials, media, and others from establishing relations with Israel, punishable by death. | Iraqi President Barham Salih did not sign the bill, and this is being made a huge deal by cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who says it is " Salih's office denies any support for ties with Israel, saying he had the law published already, and emphasized his long support for the Palest…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). US Government Openly Advocates Destroying Russia. southfront.org The US government commission urged for more support (clearly implying actual support exists already) to separatist movements inside Russia and in the diaspora. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Last week, on June 23, a United States government agency under the name Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission,

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). What More Proof Is Needed That America Is A Dictatorship, Not A Democracy? southfront.org | Written by Ever since 2014,

Anonymous Contributor (2022-06-29). Thousands Take to Streets in Boise, Idaho; Push Back Against the far-Right. itsgoingdown.org Report from so-called Boise, Idaho on recent protests and mobilizations against the Supreme Court ruling against Roe V Wade. In the heat of summer, on June 27th, 2022, roughly 4,000 people showed up to a demonstration at Cherie Buckner-Webb park in so-called downtown Boise, Idaho. The crowd was mixed with many attendees that had never…

_____ (2022-06-29). Sustainable Practices, Less Chemical Fertilizer Lead To Higher Crop Yields. popularresistance.org In farming, high crop yields are often associated with the use of human-made fertilizers. But what if these abundant results could instead be achieved by using farming practices that were more environmentally friendly? | An extensive new study of 30 farms in Africa and Europe has shown that the combination of small amounts of fertilizer with natural farming methods like mixing compost or manure with the soil, cultivating a wider variety of crops and cultivating plants like clover or beans that amplify soil's fertility can result in high crop yields while maintaining the harmony of agricultural ecosystems, a press…

____ (2022-06-29). Sardasht Chemical weapons victims remembered in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — A commemoration ceremony was held at Sacred Defense Garden Museum on Wednesday concurrent with the anniversary of brutal chemical bombing of Sardasht by the Iraqi Ba'athist regime in 1987.

Anthony Pahnke (2022-06-29). Uncertainty and Hope Set the Stage for Colombia's Future Leftist Government. commondreams.org The boldness of Petro's proposals, as well as the tenacity that he has shown in vying for the Presidency on three separate occasions, shows a leader seriously committed to change.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Guided Missile Strike In Syria's Afrin Leaves Nine Turkish-Backed Militants Dead (Video, Photos). southfront.org . | On June 29, nine Turkish-backed militants were killed and two others were wounded when an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) hit a bus that was carrying them near the town of Bosoufane which is located in the southern part of Turkish-occupied Afrin in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The slain militants were all members of the al-Sham Legion, a faction of the National Front for Liberation (NFL). The front is Turkey's main proxy in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib and a de…

Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi (2022-06-29). Our Life Spaces Have Become Danger Zones: Reflections on Gun Violence in America. commondreams.org In seeking to remedy the epidemic of mass shootings here in the U.S., it isn't sufficient merely to pass strong gun laws. As critical as these may be, we also have to transform the dysfunctional social ethos that creates the conditions from which mass shooters emerge.

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-29). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Anger on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Middle East Monitor (2022-06-29). Israeli Squatter-Settlers are Expanding Colonies in Palestinian West Bank in Advance of Biden's Visit and another Election. juancole.com By Adnan Abu Amer | &#1 ; ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; As soon as it was announced that Israel is heading for yet another General Election, and the visit of US President Joe Biden to the region next month was confirmed, it was obvious that Israel's illegal settlers are going to take advantage of …

Ralph Underhill (2022-06-29). Ghislaine Maxwell is just the tip of the iceberg. thecanary.co By

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Eight, Including Three Soldiers & Baath Party Official, Killed In Two Attacks In Syria's Daraa. southfront.org On June 28, eight people were killed in two separate attacks in the southern Syrian governorate of Daraa, where the situation remains unstable. | In the early morning, unidentified gunman attacked the house of Kamal al-Atma, the former Secretary of the Baath Party branch in Daraa, in the town of al-Sanamayn in the northern countryside of Daraa. | The attack claimed the life of Kamal and four of his close relatives, who were identified as Khaled al-Atma, Mahmoud al-Atma, Ahmed al-Atma an…

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2022-06-29: News Headlines

Jason Ditz (2022-06-29). Iraq's Sadr Slams President for Not Signing Ban on Israel Ties. news.antiwar.com In late May, Iraq's parliament passed a bill forbidding and criminalizing all ties with Israel. The bill forbids officials, media, and others from establishing relations with Israel, punishable by death. | Iraqi President Barham Salih did not sign the bill, and this is being made a huge deal by cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who says it is " Salih's office denies any support for ties with Israel, saying he had the law published already, and emphasized his long support for the Palest…

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2022-06-28: News Headlines

A Guest Author (2022-06-27). UNAC says: 'End the U.S.-NATO proxy war with Russia'. workers.org The United National Antiwar Coalition issued the following statement on the eve of demonstrations and conferences against the NATO Meeting in Madrid, Spain, June 25-26. UNAC calls for an end to NATO expansion and an end to NATO. NATO is not a defensive alliance; it is offensive as was shown . . . |

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2022-06-27: News Headlines

Staff (2022-06-27). Tehran backing Baghdad efforts to boost dialogue in region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 27 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told the Iraqi Prime Minister that Iran is a well-wisher of the regional countries, and supports Baghdad's constructive efforts to strengthen dialogue in regional equations.

Staff (2022-06-26). Al-Kadhimi, bin Salman review bilateral ties, regional issues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi discussed Baghdad-Riyadh relations and some regional issues with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday.

____ (2022-06-26). Amir-Abdollahian meets Iraqi PM, FM for bilateral talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met and held talks with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein in Tehran to discuss bilateral ties and issues of mutual interests.

Staff (2022-06-26). Tehran backing any national figure takes office as Iraqi PM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — Tehran supports any national figure who takes office as Prime Minister in Iraq, the Iranian envoy to Baghdad said, adding that the stability of Iraq will be in the interest of Iran and regional countries.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-26). Rockets Hit Turkish Military Base & Kurdish Peshmerga Headquarters In Northern Iraq (Photos). southfront.org Turkish forces are seen at Mount Barsaya in northeast of Afrin, January 28, 2018 / Khalil Ashawi / Reuters | On June 26, a coordinated rocket attack targeted a base of the Turkish military in the outskirts of the town of Zaylkan and a headquarters of the 112th Force of the Kurdish Peshmerga on Mount Bishik in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh. | Two Grad-type 122 mm rockets targeted the Turkish base. At around the same time, two others hit the Peshmerga headquarters. In a statement, the Directorate General of Cou…

Staff (2022-06-26). Normalizing ties plan not to secure Israeli regime: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — The Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi said in a joint press conference with Iraqi prime minister Sun. that the Israeli regime's attempts to normalize relations with regional countries will not create security for the regime.

Staff (2022-06-26). Turkish military base in Mosul comes under attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — Media sources reported on Sunday that Turkey's Zelikan base in the north of Iraq's Mosul has come under missile attack.

Staff (2022-06-26). Iraqi PM arrives in Tehran for bilateral talks. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi arrived in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Sunday afternoon.

Staff (2022-06-26). Raeisi officially welcomes Iraqi PM Al-Kadhimi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) — Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi was officially welcomed by Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi on Sunday afternoon.

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