Daily Archives: May 11, 2022

2022-05-11: News Headlines

Anonymous103 (2022-05-11). In Video: John Kirby Confirms US Instigated War In Ukraine. southfront.org

Editor (2022-05-11). I led talks on Donbas and Crimea in the 90s. Here's How the War Should End. scheerpost.com A Soviet monument to friendship between Ukraine and Russia during its demolition amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine in central Kyiv, Ukraine. April 26, 2022 (Editorial credit: home for heroes / Shutterstock.com) | By John Quigley / As the war in Ukraine continues to take thousands of lives, distressingly little attention is being devoted to bringing it to an end. | Negotiations are stalled, and other governments are not pushing for a resumption. At s…

Fra Hughes (2022-05-11). Why We Need War Crime Tribunals in Donbass. orinocotribune.com By Fra Hughes — empty The guilty must be punished, the innocent must have justice, the dead must be remembered, and the living must be held to account. |

| Where will the Russian 'special operation' in Eastern Ukraine go next after the complete liberation of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions of the Donbass | Well if I was in charge, the next step after fully liberating Mariupol from the Azov fascists and right-wing nationalist Ukraine army units with their paid mercenary assets would be taking them straight to jail and making a televised appearance before organizing an official war crime pane…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). US House approves $40 billion of aid to Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — US House of Representatives approved the bill on allocation of addition $40 billion of aid to Ukraine Tuesday, according to a livestream on the House website.

____ (2022-05-11). Scholz, Macron meet in Berlin to call for EU military build-up against Russia. wsws.org They discussed plans to accelerate the re-militarization of Germany and the EU and escalate EU participation in the war NATO is waging against Russia in Ukraine.

____ (2022-05-11). Biden sets aside COVID-19 funding to secure tens of billions to escalate war against Russia. wsws.org The utter indifference of both capitalist parties to mass death and debilitating illness within the borders of the US exposes the fraudulent claims of a war for "democracy" and "human rights" in Ukraine.

____ (2022-05-11). In major escalation of the NATO proxy war against Russia, US rams through $40 billion aid package for Ukraine. wsws.org On Tuesday night, the US House of Representatives voted by 357 to 48 to approve a record $39.8 billion in military aid to Ukraine, just hours after the text of the bill was made known.

_____ (2022-05-11). Paris Gets Kicked Out of French Africa. journal-neo.org Mali's government spokesman Colonel Abdoulaye MaàØga, who was the country's prime minister in 2017, announced in a televised address that the African country was tearing up defense agreements with France. Although Paris has called the decision "unjustified", France is nevertheless continuing to withdraw its military from Mali, following the Malian government's earlier call for Paris to …

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). Border guards disband weapon-trafficking gang in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Iranian border guards dismantled an arms-smuggling gang in the Southeastern parts of the country, the Iranian border police commander reported.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). 90% of issues in Vienna talks verbally agreed upon. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Saying that in the Vienna talks, more than 90% of the issues were verbally agreed upon, an Iranian official said, stressing that realization of the nuclear deal depends on the seriousness and good faith of the US.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). Emir of Qatar set to visit Tehran tomorrow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — The Emir of Qatar will pay a one-day visit to Tehran on Thursday at the invitation of Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raiesi.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). IRGC pounds terrorists positions in Erbil by artillery attack. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Ground forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched artillery attacks on the positions of terrorist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). IRGC pounds terrorists' positions in Erbil (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Ground forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) launched artillery attacks on the positions of terrorist groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). Iranian-Islamic identity must be institutionalized. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Saying that young generation must grow up with Islamic-Iranian identity, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution stressed on seizing opportunity of school years to institutionalize the ideals and values of the Islamic Revolution.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). Removal of sanctions being pursued in right direction. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Simeltiniously with the presence of the EU's coordinator for the Vienna talks in Iran, the Iranian Foreign Minister underscored that negotiations on the removal of sanctions is being pursued in the right direction.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-11). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, May 11.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-11). Israeli forces martyr Al Jazeera journalist in WB (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied lands and territories in the West Bank on Wednesday.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-11). Tehran-Doha to expand bilateral trade relations: Official. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Turning to the upcoming visit of Emir of Qatar to Iran, the Chairman of Iran-Qatar Joint Chamber of Commerce said mutual agreements signed between the two countries of Iran and Qatar will be pursued and implemented seriously.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-11). Russia reportedly asks KRG not to stand by EU regarding gas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Ambassador of Russia to Baghdad Elbrus Kutrashev met and held talks with the head of Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani and Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Tuesday separately.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-11). What is behind Russian envoy meeting with Iraq KRG officials? en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Ambassador of Russia to Baghdad Elbrus Kutrashev met and held talks with the head of Iraqi Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani and Kurdistan Regional Government Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Tuesday separately.

Peoples Dispatch (2022-05-11). Progressive leaders support President Castillo's bid to change constitution. peoplesdispatch.org Members of the ruling left-wing Free Peru (PL) party and its allies have fiercely condemned the shelving of the bill and vowed to continue fighting for an inclusive constitution…

Pepe Escobar (2022-05-11). Terror from Balochistan: A Menacing Tool to Disrupt Sino-Pakistani Economics. orinocotribune.com By Pepe Escobar — May 5, 2022 | A Baloch suicide bombing targeting Chinese workers in Karachi comes a mere month after the US-backed ousting of PM Imran Khan. Pakistan is a critical BRI hub in Beijing's vast Eurasian connectivity project, and it looks like CPEC is the ultimate target of this disruption. | This is the concise story of how a suicide bombing may carry the potential to subvert the whole, ongoing, complex process of Eurasia integration. | Recently, the Balochistan Liberation Movement (BLA) had released an ISIS-influenced video threatening "Chinese officials and installations" in Pakistan's vast p…

____ (2022-05-11). Japan allies with West in expanding global conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com South China Morning PostMay 9, 2022 EU and Japan to forge united front against China and Russia at summit The European Union and Japan are working together to cut their dependence on China and check Beijing's influence in the Indo-Pacific, amid anger over China's "no limits" partnership with Russia. At a summit in Tokyo on …

Staff (2022-05-11). Desde las redes: Cuba sufre y demuestra su grandeza. cubadebate.cu Los trabajadores y mis alumnos de la Elam, acudían al policlínico convocados por la solidaridad y la gratitud, fueron a brindar su sangre, para muchos su primera experiencia. En medio del dolor, ver la sangre de tantos lugares en el mundo entregada a mis hermanos cubanos me volvió a estremecer…

Staff (2022-05-11). Con Filo: De lo repulsivo a lo ridículo (+ Video). cubadebate.cu De los trágicos sucesos del Hotel Saratoga y la burda manera en que los odiadores manipularon el dolor, de la supuesta travesía de Annie Gracés por el Río Bravo y del reciente Congreso de Estudios Latinoamericanos LASA se habló en el programa Con Filo este martes.

Staff (2022-05-11). IX Cumbre de las Américas: Otra cumbre de exclusiones, øa qué le temen? cubadebate.cu Estados Unidos decidió excluir a Cuba, Venezuela y Nicaragua de la IX Cumbre de las Américas, que se celebrará de 8 al 10 de junio próximo en Los àÅngeles bajo el lema "Construyendo un futuro sustentable, resistente y equitativo". En realidad, la Casa Blanca pretende hacer una cumbre de amigos que sean capaces de escuchar lo que dice EE.UU., aceptar la agenda de EE.UU. y replicar lo que dice EE.UU.

Staff (2022-05-11). øCuál es la situación del abastecimiento de agua en Cuba? (+ Video). cubadebate.cu El acumulado nacional hasta la fecha es de 1 278 milímetros desde mayo de 2021 hasta abril de 2022, y los mínimos provinciales se encuentran en La Habana, Mayabeque, Pinar del Río y Camaguey. El presidente del INRH puntualizó que existen 29 municipios con comportamientos secos, 15 moderadamente secos, nueve severamente secos y cinco extremadamente secos.

Staff (2022-05-11). El imperio al día: Pandemias que no cesan. cubadebate.cu Sanitaria, económica o de violencia, Estados Unidos sufre diversas pandemias por estos días: Cien millones de contagio de Covid más en el futuro, asesinan a un exjugador de la NBA, se multiplica el precio de las fórmulas para bebé por escasez.

Staff (2022-05-11). Luis Arce anuncia no irá a Cumbre de las Américas si persiste "exclusión de pueblos hermanos" cubadebate.cu El presidente del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia Luis Arce, anunció la noche de este martes mediante sus redes sociales que no participará en la IX Cumbre de las Américas, que se celebrará del 6 al 10 de junio en Los àÅngeles, Estados Unidos, si continúa en pie la exclusión de "pueblos hermanos".

Staff (2022-05-11). Maduro y Marrero remarcan voluntad de avanzar en fortalecimiento de cooperación entre ambos países. cubadebate.cu El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, recibió hoy en el Palacio de Miraflores (sede del Ejecutivo) al primer ministro de Cuba, Manuel Marrero, quien se encuentra en este país de visita oficial. En rueda de prensa desde el Palacio de Miraflores, el mandatario venezolano calificó de fructíferas las conversaciones sostenidas…

Staff (2022-05-11). SNB 61: Los Gallos espirituanos llegaron a 45 triunfos. cubadebate.cu Los Gallos de Sancti Spíritus alcanzaron esta tarde de martes su victoria número 45 de la temporada. En la jornada no se pudo otorgar nuevos boletos clasificatorios, y cuando apenas resta un día para vencer el calendario oficial, más la recuperación de varios partidos suspendidos, ocho equipos continúan peleando por los últimos cuatro pases a la tierra de los playoffs.

Staff (2022-05-11). 9 ISIL forces killed during Iraqi army operation in Kirkuk. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Issuing a statement, the Iraqi intelligence service on Wednesday announced that the country's army has managed to kill nine ISIL terrorists by blowing up their hideout in Kirkuk province.

Staff (2022-05-11). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 11. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, May 11.

Staff (2022-05-11). What to expect from Mora visit to Tehran? en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — The EU's coordinator for the Vienna talks arrived in Tehran on Tuesday for talks over how to proceed with the Vienna negotiations after a two-month break raised alarm bells about the possible failure of the stalled talks.

Staff (2022-05-11). US convoy targeted in Iraq's Al Diwaniyah. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Iraqi news sources reported that a logistics convoy belonging to the US army has come under attack…

Staff (2022-05-11). Iran intelligence service detains 2 European rioters. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Iran's Ministry of Intelligence announced in a statement on Wednesday that two European individuals who were provoking riots in the country were arrested.

Staff (2022-05-11). Abu Akle assassination draws intl. condemnation. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — The martyrdom of Aljazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh by the Israeli regime forces in Jenin in the West Bank has drawn widespread condemnation internationally.

Staff (2022-05-11). AMLO Will Not Attend Summit Of The Americas If Any Country Is Excluded. orinocotribune.com The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) said that if any country is excluded from the Summit of the Americas, he will not attend the event, and will only send a representative instead. | During his morning press conference, the Mexican president indicated that if all the countries of the Americas are not invited to the Summit of the Americas, a lower level representative of the government of Mexico would attend, but that he would not go. | "If there is exclusion, if everyone is not invited, a representation of the government of Mexico will go, but I would not go," AMLO said. "The foreign minis…

Staff (2022-05-11). Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh assassinated by Israeli occupation forces in Jenin. samidoun.net Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh, a prominent reporter for Al Jazeera who has been one of the most well-known faces conveying the current situation in Palestine in Arabic-language media for over 20 years, was shot dead in the early morning hours of Wednesday, 11 May by Israeli occupation forces invading Jenin. She was shot in …

____ (2022-05-11). The sellout of the UIC graduate student strike: The political lessons. wsws.org Last month, the Graduate Educators Organization, under pressure from the AFT, shutdown and sold out the strike of over 1, 0 graduate students fighting against poverty wages at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

____ (2022-05-11). Stock market falls point to mounting problems in financial system. wsws.org The rise in central bank interest rates in the face of rampant inflation is the main reason for the sharp falls but the downward movement is being compounded by signs of a slowing world economy.

____ (2022-05-11). Record gas prices cut further into US workers' real wages. wsws.org Rising costs are putting mounting pressure on American workers. Everything from food, to gas, to medicine has become more expensive in recent months.

____ (2022-05-11). Following multiple suicides on the USS George Washington, US Navy belatedly discloses an apparent suicide on the USS Bataan. wsws.org 19-year-old Amar'e NazirMatthew Long, was "found dead" on the USS Bataan on April 18, three days after 19-year-old Xavier Sandor became the third sailor stationed aboard the USS George Washington to commit suicide in the last week.

____ (2022-05-11). Germany's conservative CDU wins state election in Schleswig-Holstein. wsws.org In order to suppress growing popular resistance to war and social cuts, Germany's political parties are closing ranks and working ever more closely together.

____ (2022-05-11). Wet Sand, Private Desert, Montana Story and Fire on the Plain: Dramatic possibilities. wsws.org The filmmakers forget that "the consciousness of men depends on their being, and not vice versa."

____ (2022-05-11). The election of Marcos in the Philippines and the death rattle of democracy. wsws.org The outcome of the election is a result of the impact of US imperialism on the country's history expressed in a concentrated form under the conditions of the current global crisis of capitalist rule.

____ (2022-05-11). Coronial inquiry into Christchurch terror attack will continue cover-up of state agencies. wsws.org Coroner Brigitte Windley has said she will not investigate whether there were "missed opportunities" for police and intelligence agencies to prevent the 2019 attack by fascist gunman Brenton Tarrant, which killed 51 people.

____ (2022-05-11). Detroit Diesel workers repudiate UAW sellout, vote by 79 percent to reject pro company deal. wsws.org The vote is a powerful statement of unity and part of a growing rebellion against the UAW aimed at overturning decades of concessions and winning substantial raises in the face of record inflation.

____ (2022-05-11). The Greek government's responsibility for violent attacks on Russians in Athens. wsws.org During the Orthodox Easter festival in Greece, Ukrainian nationalists beat up Oksana Maryakhina, who has lived in Greece for 20 years. Right-wing radicals feel emboldened by the nationalist warmongering.

____ (2022-05-11). Timothy Snyder falsifies the history of the Holocaust. wsws.org Portraying the Holocaust as just one element of a territorially determined phenomenon of mass killing in Eastern Europe, Snyder plays down the extent of Western and Central European victims.

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