2024-05-17: News Headlines

Naledi Pandor, Mondoweiss. (2024-05-17). South Africa FM: 'We Will Not Rest Until Palestine's Freedom Is Realized'. popularresistance.org South Africa is of the view that the international community has an obligation to find a comprehensive and just resolution to the Palestinian issue. So far, the traditional approach to conflict resolution has failed to achieve peace in the Israel—Palestine conflict. It is possible that a different approach, one that uses a human rights perspective on conflict resolution, could produce what the old approach could not. | A human rights approach asserts that the principles and practices enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including equality and non-discrimination, participation, inclusion,…

Michael Arria, Mondoweiss. (2024-05-17). Biden Is Sending Israel Another $1 Billion In Weapons. popularresistance.org Congressional aides say that the Biden administration will send Israel another $1 billion in weapons and ammunition. The package includes roughly $700 million for tank ammunition, $500 million for tactical vehicles, and $60 million in mortar rounds. | The move comes amid rising tensions over a potential military invasion of Rafah, a town in Southern Gaza. | The story was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. | This is the first arms shipment The White House has announced since it paused a shipment of 2,000-pound bombs to Israel last week. In an interview with CNN Biden admitted that "Civilians have been kill…

Brett Wilkins, Consortium News. (2024-05-17). Anti-Zionist Historian Ilan Pappé Detained By FBI. popularresistance.org In what one observer called "a whole new level of insanity and paranoia," renowned Israeli historian and professor Ilan Pappé — a staunch critic of Zionism — was detained and interrogated this week by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents as he entered the United States at Detroit's airport. | In a Wednesday Facebook post, Pappé said that he was questioned by F.B.I. agents for two hours after arriving at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport on Monday. | He wrote: | "The two-men team were not abusive or rude, I should say, but their questions were really out of the world! Am I a Hamas supporter?

Staff, Middle East Eye. (2024-05-17). South Africa Asks ICJ To Order Israel To Halt Rafah Offensive. popularresistance.org South Africa asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday to order Israel to halt its Rafah offensive, and argued that the assault posed a risk to "the very survival of Palestinians in Gaza." | South Africa's ambassador to the Netherlands, Vusi Madonsela, asked the court in his opening remarks to "do what it can to stop the genocide," which he said had "shocked the conscience of humanity." | He added that South Africa's fourth submission to the court was triggered not only by the assault on Rafah but by an intensification of the Israeli assault across Gaza in the last few days.

Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency. (2024-05-17). In A First, Jewish Biden Administration Staffer Resigns Over War In Gaza. popularresistance.org At first glance, the chalkboard sign looked like any of the others standing in front of Washington D.C.'s many restaurants and cafes. | But instead of advertising espresso or sandwiches, this one — across the street from a federal government building — displayed only one thing: the number of Palestinians killed in Israel's war with Hamas, along with the words "Remember the people of Gaza." | When it was taken down earlier this month after being vandalized, that number had passed 34,000 — a statistic quoted often in pro-Palestinian advocacy. But what made the blackboard different from the campus…

Kit Klarenberg, MintPress News. (2024-05-17). Leaked Docs Reveal British Intelligence's Exploitation Of Palestinian Refugees. popularresistance.org Leaked files obtained by MintPress News detail the intensive interest taken in Palestinians both within and without the country by British intelligence operatives and Foreign Office-funded and directed cutouts over many years. Collectively, the material leaves little room for doubt that the British government has long sought to covertly surveil, infiltrate, and manipulate Palestinians for malign ends while exploiting their suffering to serve London's geopolitical objectives. | Throughout the Syrian proxy conflict, British intelligence ran expansive psychological warfare programs, targeting the local population an…

Shawn Musgrave, Black Agenda Report. (2024-05-17). Even Biden's Lawyers Urge The White House To Change Course On Gaza. popularresistance.org In a message to Attorney General Merrick Garland and other senior officials this week, federal government attorneys invoked British abolitionist William Wilberforce: "You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know." | The letter , drafted by unnamed legal and policy staff at more than two dozen federal agencies, argues that the U.S. is violating domestic and international law by providing a steady stream of weapons to Israel despite evidence of war crimes in Gaza. Drawing comparisons to the infamous "torture memos," which were drafted by government lawyers to provide cover…

Mary Jo McConahay, Progressive. (2024-05-17). Genocide Trial In Guatemala Brings Memories Of Israel's Role In Killings. popularresistance.org As the genocide trial of retired Guatemalan General Benedicto Lucas Garcia unfolds in a courtroom in Guatemala City, Indigenous Maya witnesses—some in strained voices or reduced to tears—describe the killing methods used by soldiers. A woman in a woven huipil blouse grabs her chest and inclines forward to show how her mother was shot point blank. A man who was fourteen when troops came upon his family cleaning their cornfield points to his forehead and a spot above his right ear where a soldier shot his father "in front of me." Another woman closes her fingers like the head of an ax and brings it down…

Natalia Marques, People's Dispatch. (2024-05-17). University Of California Workers Vote To Authorize A Strike. popularresistance.org On May 15, United Auto Workers Local 4811, which represents 48,000 student workers across the University of California campuses, voted to authorize a strike following police and administrative repression of pro-Palestine students staging Gaza Solidarity Encampments. | Strike authorization votes took place from May 13 to May 15. Workers voted in favor of striking by a landslide of 79%. There is currently no fixed date for a strike, but the vote empowers the union's executive board to call a strike at any time. | Were Local 4811 to strike, it would be the first strike in history to be called for Palestinian liberat…

Staff (2024-05-17). Hamas urges Arab states to force Israel for Gaza ceasefire. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Staff Hamas has called on Arab countries to "compel" Israel to end its offensive in Gaza after Arab heads of state meeting in Bahrain demanded an "immediate and permanent ceasefire". In a statement, the Palestinian group urged "brotherly Arab states to take the necessary measures to compel the (Israeli) occupation to stop …

aljazeera (2024-05-17). Israel rejects South Africa's ICJ plea for Rafah attack halt. aljazeera.com Israel has told the International Court of Justice it rejects South Africa's attempt to stop the assault on Rafah.

Reuters (2024-05-17). 'Israel must be stopped' in Gaza, South Africa tells World Court. scmp.com The two days of hearings at the International Court of Justice are part of a case brought by South Africa accusing Israel of genocide.

MEE staff (2024-05-17). Hezbollah launches drones at Israel following Thursday assassination. middleeasteye.net Hezbollah launches drones at Israel following Thursday assassination | Israel is expected to present its defence over new hearings ordered by the International Court of Justice | | Smoke rising above the northern Israeli town of Metula following an attack from Lebanon amid cross-border fighting betwe…

albawaba (2024-05-17). South African delegation urges ICJ to stop Israeli genocide in Gaza. albawaba.com ALBAWABA- The South African delegation at the International Court of Justice has made a bold statement, accusing Israel of being an apartheid regime committing genocide in Gaza. They assert that the Court entertains the authority to intervene and halt the ongoing conflict under the Law on the Prevention of Genocide.According to the delegation, Israel's actions, enabled by decades of impunity, have led to the current dire situation in Gaza. They argue that legal circumstances justify their demand for new temporary measures to address the deteriorating situation.Highlighting the importance of Egypt's participation…

aljazeera (2024-05-17). 'Liars!', Israeli official heckled at ICJ genocide hearing. aljazeera.com An Israeli official was interrupted by a heckler as she spoke at the International Court of Justice.

Finian Cunningham (2024-05-17). Is the U.S. blackmailing India over assassination allegations to be more hostile toward China and Russia? dissidentvoice.org The United States and its Western allies have stepped up a media campaign to accuse India of running an assassination policy targeting expatriate dissidents. The government of Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, has furiously denied the allegations, saying there is no such policy. Nevertheless, the American Biden administration as well as Canada, Britain and Australia …

Staff (2024-05-17). Headlines for May 17, 2024. democracynow.org "We Don't Want Ships. We Want Safety": Displaced Gazans Reject U.S. Pier; U.N. Calls for Land Access, Spain Bars Ships with Weapons For Israel; 13 Foreign Ministers Warn Against Israel's Rafah Assault, "Israel's Genocide Has Reached New and Horrific Stage": South Africa Requests Urgent ICJ Intervention, Police Raid and Arrest Students at Gaza Solidarity Encampments at UC Berkeley, DePaul University, WaPo: Billionaires and Execs Urged Eric Adams to Send Police to Columbia's Gaza Encampment, SCOTUS Overrules Challenge to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, NYT: Upsi…

Staff (2024-05-17). Israeli army intercepts Hezbollah drones fired from Lebanon. haaretz.com Hezbollah claims responsibility for combat drones launch toward Western Galilee ‚ñ Israel accuses South Africa of false claims in ICJ genocide case ‚ñ Israeli soldier killed in accidental explosion near Gaza ‚ñ IDF announces two Thai hostages killed on Oct. 7; bodies held in Gaza ‚ñ Three Israeli soldiers wounded in drone explosion in Metula, one seriously ‚ñ Hezbollah reports two members killed in southern Lebanon ‚ñ Arab League countries call for international force in Gaza, WB, until two-state solution…

WSWS (2024-05-17). Call for industrial action to halt Gaza genocide stifled at Australian university union meeting. wsws.org The motion called for a black ban and cessation of work on all university research, education or other projects linked to the Israeli military or otherwise assisting the genocide in Gaza.

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). Video: How union power should be mobilised against Israel's genocide. greenleft.org.au

Editor (2024-05-17). May 17, 2024. sitrepworld.info Cad é sin don té sin — Caladh Nua Mario Savio's Call to Arms: "Put Your Bodies Upon the Gears and Upon the Wheels" by Mike Whitney The Hill's cheap, cowardly shot at people of conscience who support Palestine, by Don Hank PalChron Day 223 — New ICJ Hearing | Abbas Blames Hamas | More Soldiers Killed, Injured 'Most Thorough Legal Analysis' Yet Concludes Israel Committing Genocide in Gaza, by Yves Smith, Jessica Corbett Israel's Brutal Rafah Invasion, Interview with Student Protestors, and More — Richard Medhurst (Video) MoA: The Al-Aqsa Flood Operation Is — Despi…

Joe Walsh (2024-05-17). Sinn Fein to Defy UK Ban on Israeli Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions and Attack Labour's 'do Nothing Position in the Face of Genocide'. bylinetimes.com

Stephen F. Eisenman (2024-05-17). Can Jews be Nazis? counterpunch.org For many people, the question is inflammatory. The crimes of the German Nazis were of such magnitude that comparison with any other historical violence is invidious. The genocide of the Jews was deliberate and methodical and intended to eliminate every last one. The goal was the same with the Romani and Sinti people. By comparison, the Israelis — currently accused of genocide — are rank amateurs. They have so far killed some 35,000 Palestinians in Gaza out of a population of 2.3 million.

MEE staff (2024-05-17). Watch in full: Israel asks ICJ to reject South Africa's request that it end Rafah offensive. middleeasteye.net

MEE staff (2024-05-17). Watch live: Israel asks ICJ to reject South Africa's request that it end Rafah offensive. middleeasteye.net

Khaled Ghannam (2024-05-17). The Cat Dakwar. greenleft.org.au Khaled Ghannam tells his story, inspired by events in eastern Rafah last week, when 25 families followed a street cat to safety during an Israeli bombing attack.

newleftreview (2024-05-17). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

teleSUR (2024-05-17). Israeli Bombings Kill Two Lebanese Children. telesurenglish.net On Friday, the Lebanese National News Agency (ANN) reported that Israeli bombings against the town of Najjarieh left five Lebanese dead, including two children. | RELATED: | Jewish state fighters bombed a facility and a municipal van in Najjarieh. Initially, the Lebanese children were seriously injured and soon after lost their lives. | The Israeli aircraft also attacked several points in the neighboring Al Zahra…

Jim McMahan (2024-05-17). Israel — Base of Western imperialism. workers.org Seattle The U.S. has always enlisted Israel as a militarized pawn to protect its oil interests in the region. This has been the position of the Workers World Party since it held perhaps the only demonstration in the U.S. against Israel's infamous six-day war in 1967. In that blitzkrieg, Israel, . . . |

Editor (2024-05-17). Israel: State of denial. mronline.org The lies. The packs of lies—deliberate, filthy, and deadly.

noemail (2024-05-17). Soccer-FIFA Congress to choose Women's World Cup host, Palestine FA urges Israel suspension. devdiscourse.com Soccer's world body FIFA convened its annual Congress on Friday, where it heard a Palestinian call for the suspension of Israel's football federation over the war in Gaza ahead of a vote to decide the host of the 2027 Women's World Cup. The meeting in Bangkok brought together delegates of 211 member associations and is headlined by the vote on the host of the Women's World Cup, with Brazil up against the joint bid of Belgium, Netherlands and Germany (BNG).

Mohamed Mandour (2024-05-17). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org Since the Israel-Gaza war began on October 7, journalists and media across the region have faced a hostile environment that has made reporting on the war exceptionally challenging. In addition to documenting the growing tally of journalists killed and injured, CPJ's research has found multiple kinds of incidents of journalists being targeted while carrying out…

albawaba (2024-05-17). Al-Qassam brigades lure Israeli engineering force, detonate anti-personnel device. albawaba.com ALBAWABA- The Al-Qassam Brigades have claimed responsibility for luring an Israeli engineering force and detonating an anti-personnel device upon their arrival. The incident took place on George Street near Al-Tabaeen Mosque, east of the city of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.In their statement, the Al-Qassam Brigades stated that they lured a Zionist engineering force and detonated an explosive device, resulting in casualties, east of the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.According to Israeli media reports, sirens are sounding in Maflasim and Nir Am in the northern Gaza Strip. The Israeli Army has ackno…

aljazeera (2024-05-17). FIFA delays decision on Palestinian request to ban Israel amid Gaza war. aljazeera.com Governing body to seek legal advice after calls for Israel's 'immediate' suspension from international football.

aljazeera (2024-05-17). Republicans in US House pass bill pushing Biden to send weapons to Israel. aljazeera.com The act is not expected to become law, but its passage shows the depth of the divide in the US over Israel policy.

albawaba (2024-05-17). Hezbollah targets two Israeli military-industrial facilities. albawaba.com ALBAWABA- Lebanese Hezbollah fighters announced an air attack using drones targeted industrial facilities belonging to the Israeli Ministry of War. The attack focused on the "Elbit" military industries company and the "David Cohen" factory in "Tel Hai" (north of Kiryat Shmona). The David Cohen factory specializes in producing electronic systems for the Israeli army.According to the Hezbollah Resistance, they successfully targeted spy equipment carried on a crane in Tallet Al-Tayhat with precise weapons, resulting in its destruction.Hezbollah Resistance in Lebanon further announced that they targeted an Israeli en…

| Name (2024-05-17). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org

Staff (2024-05-17). "Resist the Normalization of Evil": Israeli Reporter Amira Hass on Palestine & the Role of Journalism. democracynow.org Our guest is the Haaretz correspondent Amira Hass, the only Israeli Jewish journalist to have spent 30 years living in and reporting from Gaza and the West Bank. She is the recipient of the 2024 Columbia Journalism Award, and on Wednesday she addressed the graduating class of the Columbia Journalism School in New York City. Hass discusses the ongoing Israeli war on Gaza, why journalists should "resist the normalization of evil and injustice," Israel's recent censorship of Al Jazeera, its maintenance of a strict apartheid system, its complete rejection of the prospect of Palestinian statehood and…

aljazeera (2024-05-17). As Israel attacked Gaza's north, 26 members of his family were wiped out. aljazeera.com Surviving Assalia family members are trying to flee Jabalia as Israeli forces return – but they don't know where to go.

Yossi Verter (2024-05-17). Netanyahu has the upper hand in the only war that matters to him: Staying in power. haaretz.com Anyone who claims that the Israeli prime minister doesn't have a strategy is wrong: Political survival above all else ‚ñ How one casual remark summed up the tragedy of Israel's handling of the Gaza war…

Danna Frank (2024-05-17). 'Everyone I ever knew is now in Israel. Not one acquaintance remained in St. Petersburg'. haaretz.com This week at Ben Gurion Airport: A Russian transplant who feels a sense of commitment to Israel, and three siblings who are divided between Israel, the U.S. and the Netherlands…

Urban CNY News (2024-05-17). Syracuse University Administration-Encampment Meeting. urbancny.com Syracuse University sent an email to students taking part in the protest the following represents "our response to their concerns." According to the University. | The Email ends with, "the University expects you to bring the encampment to a close." | Dear Students: | As senior staff in Syracuse University's Student Experience Division, we write to follow up on the meeting you requested with us, held on Monday (May 13). Although we have areas of disagreement, we share a concern for the ongoing loss of life on all sides in the Israel/Hamas war and recognize its impact on members of our community. | With respect…

Arjun Singh (2024-05-17). What Will It Take For Israel To End Its War? levernews.com

| Namedoja Daoud (2024-05-17). Arrests of Palestinian journalists since start of Israel-Gaza war. Doja Daoud

Amir Tibon (2024-05-17). U.S. ambassador: We've been saying for months Israel needs a plan for post-Hamas Gaza. haaretz.com Ambassador Jack Lew tells Haaretz that Israel must address the question of who runs Gaza after the war. He adds that the Israeli military operation in Rafah has so far not crossed the line drawn by U.S. President Joe Biden…

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). 'Cut ties with Israel' picketers tell Bisalloy Steel. greenleft.org.au

MEE staff (2024-05-17). US billionaires joined Whatsapp group to 'change Israel narrative'. middleeasteye.net US billionaires joined Whatsapp group to 'change Israel narrative' | Business leaders spoke to senior Israeli officials and New York mayor during Columbia encampment, according to Washington Post | | Pro-Palestinian student protestors wave a Palestinian flag on the front steps of Hamilton Hall at Col…

WSWS (2024-05-17). Anti-Zionist Israeli historian Ilan Pappé stopped and interrogated at Detroit airport. wsws.org Federal agents grilled Pappé about his political views and copied the contents of his cellphone.

Jeffrey St. Clair (2024-05-17). Follow the Missiles. counterpunch.org Since October 7, the Biden administration has approved more than 100 Foreign Military Sales arms transfers to Israel. Two of the shipments used an emergency authority to circumvent Congressional review. The surge of weapons transfers to Israel began in early October and so much material was being shipped that the Pentagon had a difficult time finding enough cargo aircraft to deliver them.

Amos Harel (2024-05-17). 'True Vietnamization': Netanyahu's strategic impasse on Gaza drives increasingly public dissent. haaretz.com Netanyahu toed the far-right line of Ben-Gvir and Smotrich when he promoted the idea of Israeli military rule in the Gaza Strip ‚ñ In the IDF, officers are preoccupied by the question of promotions — and dismissals…

Canadians for Justice, Peace in the Middle East (2024-05-17). Canada Sanctions on Extremist Settlers Give Israeli Government a Pass. globalresearch.ca

Dani Bar On (2024-05-17). 'In Hamas captivity, I met girls who said: We will not be able to cope with what we endured'. haaretz.com The result to date of hours of testimony by freed Israeli captives filmed by the Government Press Office is a 14-minute public service-like clip. But nothing can dim the horrors recounted by the former hostages…

Kristina Jovanovski (2024-05-17). Turks and Israelis Lose out Over Trade Ban. themedialine.org

Haymarket Books, JVP, more (2024-05-17). Thursday 5/23: Break the Bonds!: Divest from Israel Bonds, Invest in Freedom Teach-in. indybay.org Online teach-in / webinar…

Eve Ottenberg (2024-05-17). Iran and Israel Need to Talk. counterpunch.org It's now been about four weeks since Iranian missiles filled Israeli skies, as humanity held its breath for nuclear war and possible extinction. If that strikes you as hyperbole, consider this: Had Israel suffered great damage, the war could have gone nuclear, and don't think for a minute that Russia and China would allow their

Daniel Warner (2024-05-17). Israel as a Jewish Nation-State and Antisemitism. counterpunch.org "Judaism cannot be separated from Israel. Zionism is, simply put, the manifestation of that belief," stated a recent message from Jewish students at Columbia University. Israel's politics are closely intertwined with its religious beliefs. Since 2018, Israel legally considers itself a Jewish nation-state with no separation between religion and politics. That explains why Israelis consider

Ramzy Baroud (2024-05-17). The Ideological Coup: How Disciples of Kahane Became the New Face of Israel. counterpunch.org Throughout history, fringe religious Zionist parties have had limited success in achieving the kind of electoral victories that would allow them an actual share in the country's political decision-making. The impressive number of 17 seats won by Israel's extremist religious party, Shas, in the 1999 elections, was a watershed moment in the history of these

Jason Ditz (2024-05-17). Israeli Airstrikes in Southern Lebanon Kill Three, Including Two Children. news.antiwar.com Israeli forces targeted a series of "infrastructure" sites in southern Lebanon today, going after compounds belonging to Hezbollah's aerial defense system on the grounds that they pose a threat to Israeli aircraft. The strikes hit the villages of Najjiriyeh and Addousiyeh, both just south of the coastal city of Sidon. This is just over 18 …

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-17). Gaza occupation may cost Israel billions of dollars. plenglish.com Tel Aviv, May 17 (Prensa Latina) The permanent occupation of the Gaza Strip, which the international community has rejected, will cost Israel 20 billion shekels a year (about 5.4 billion dollars), Ynet posted on Friday.

| Namemohamed Mandour (2024-05-17). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. Mohamed Mandour

Matt Orfalea (2024-05-17). When Israel Bombed AP's Gaza Office. globalresearch.ca

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-17). Ocupación de Gaza costará miles de millones de dólares a Israel. radiohc.cu La Habana, 17 may (RHC) La ocupación permanente de la Franja de Gaza, rechazada por la comunidad internacional, costará a Israel 20 mil millones de séqueles anuales (unos cinco mil 400 millones de dólares), reveló hoy el portal noticioso Ynet.

WSWS (2024-05-17). Israel expands Rafah slaughter. wsws.org Gallant's ability to declare an expansion of the ground operation in Rafah is due above all to the green light given by the imperialists in Washington, Berlin, and elsewhere to the Netanyahu government. Late Tuesday, the Biden administration confirmed it plans to dispatch over $1 billion of weaponry and other military equipment to Israel.

cpj.org (2024-05-17). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org Editor's notes: The list below is CPJ's most recent and preliminary account of journalist deaths in the war. Our database will not include all of these casualties until we have completed further investigations into the circumstances surrounding them. For more information, read our FAQ. The Israel-Gaza war has taken a severe toll on journalists since…

WSWS (2024-05-17). Anti-Zionist Israeli historian Ilan Pappé stopped and interrogated at Detroit airport. wsws.org Federal agents grilled Pappé about his political views and copied the contents of his cellphone…

Ben Samuels (2024-05-17). U.S. House passes contentious bill forcing Biden to deliver paused bomb shipment to Israel. haaretz.com White House has already said it will veto the 'profoundly unserious' legislation if it makes its way to the president's desk…

Melvin Goodman (2024-05-17). Friedman, Biden and US Weapons Sales to Israel. counterpunch.org In a long oped on Sunday titled "Biden's Error in Pausing Military Aid," Thomas Friedman buys into Israeli propaganda that describes Iran as an "existential threat," and harshly denigrates President Joe Biden for announcing a pause in U.S. weapons sales to Israel. Friedman is critical of Biden for announcing the pause in the transfer of

Martha Grevatt (2024-05-17). Cleveland: After encampment, struggle continues. workers.org Cleveland After 11 defiant days, students at Case Western Reserve University closed down their Palestine Solidarity Encampment on May 9. Activists from the Palestinian community and the progressive movement assisted in a well-organized and disciplined take-down. Nevertheless, CWRU President Eric Kaler reiterated his threats that students who participated in the . . . |

A Guest Author (2024-05-17). Abuse of Palestinian prisoners 'a crime that surpasses all limits'. workers.org This statement was issued by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Office of Martyrs, Prisoners, and Wounded on May 11, 2024. The international institutions, especially the Red Cross, are completely complicit in these heinous crimes. What has been revealed about secret detention centers where brutal practices are committed . . . |

Michael Hudson (2024-05-17). Seven Features of Ancient Enterprise. counterpunch.org There are multiple differences between antiquity's economic practices and those of the modern world, and these should be borne in mind when considering the changing context for enterprise through the centuries. Whereas modern business largely operates on credit, in archaic and classical times handicraft workshops were located on basically self-sufficient landed estates, including those of

Encampment for Palestine Continues (2024-05-17). Creator of Olympic Black Power Statue Encourages SJSU Students on Nakba Day. indybay.org San Jose State students continue with the pro-Palestine encampment, even after University administration has chastised them insisting they leave. On May 15, Nakba Day, a large crowd of students rallied at the encampment in front of the Olympic Black Power Statue.

Encampment for Palestine Continues (2024-05-17). Creator of Olympic Black Power Statue Encourages SJSU Students on Nakba Day. indybay.org San Jose State students continue with their pro-Palestine encampment, even after the University administration has chastised them insisting they leave. On May 15, Nakba Day, a large crowd of students rallied at the encampment in front of the Olympic Black Power Statue.

Angela (2024-05-17). Tuesday 5/21: South Africa, Palestine & the World Court – Codepink Congress Capitol Calling Party. indybay.org Zoom | www.codepink.org/cpc521

Allan Fisher (2024-05-17). Thursday 5/16: Palestine Solidarity protest – support the UCSC student encampment. indybay.org corner of Bay and High Streets, Santa Cruz (at entrance to UC Santa Cruz)…

Angela (2024-05-17). Saturday 5/18: San Diego Peace Vigil for Palestine. indybay.org Entry to Ocean Beach | Sunset Cliffs Blvd and W Point Loma Blvd | San Diego, CA…

Speak Out Now (2024-05-17). Friday 5/17: Berkeley: Banner drop for Palestine. indybay.org I-80 Pedestrian Bridge at University Ave in Berkeley…

Binoy Kampmark (2024-05-17). A Brutal Punishment: The Sentencing of David McBride. counterpunch.org Sometimes, it's best not to leave the issue of justice to the judges. They do what they must: consult the statutes, test the rivers of power, and hope that their ruling will not be subject to appeal. David McBride, the man who revealed that Australia's special forces in Afghanistan had dimmed and muddied before exhaustion,

albawaba (2024-05-17). What are the historic outcomes of the 33rd Arab Summit in Bahrain. albawaba.com ALBAWABA- The 33rd Arab Summit commenced today in Manama, Bahrain, amidst the persisting conflict in the Gaza Strip, which has endured for over seven months. Bahrain and the Arab League have jointly advocated for an international peace conference in the Middle East.During the inaugural session of the Arab Summit, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain called for the convening of an international peace conference in the Middle East. He also emphasized the imperative of extending full recognition to the State of Palestine and endorsing its membership in the United Nations.Echoing this sentiment, Ahmed Aboul Gheit…

albawaba (2024-05-17). Saudi Arabia's US Treasury holdings rise to $135.9B, ranked 17th globally. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Saudi Arabia's holdings in US treasuries grew for an eighth month in a row, hitting $135.9 billion in March, an increase of 3.66 percent from the month prior, putting the kingdom in 17th place across the biggest investors who hold such financial assets, according to official figures disclosed by Washington.In contrast, data from the US Treasury department showed that Saudi Arabia had $108.1 billion in Treasury securities as of June of last year, considerably lower than the $119.7 billion it held at the end of 2022. When compared to the same month last year, the Kingdom's foreign reserve assets increase…

albawaba (2024-05-17). Remembering Abdul Latif Abdul Hamid: A tribute to a Syrian cinema legend. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – The Syrian artistic community is in mourning following the death of 70-year-old director Abdul Latif Abdul Hamid last night, Wednesday, May 15. He left behind a 20-year career that included writing, directing, and acting."Leaving behind a rich cinematic legacy that carried great value in the history of Syrian and Arab cinema in general," the Syrian Ministry of Culture and the General Film Foundation stated in a joint statement.Among the Syrian stars who paid tribute to the departed were Tim Hassan, Qusay Khouli, Amal Arafa, Qais Sheikh Najib, and others."No laughing after you," Syrian director Jude Sae…

Thomas Knapp (2024-05-17). Hey, Rube! Why No Room for Others at the Biden/Trump Debate Circus? counterpunch.org Will Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. participate in either of the two presidential election debates thus far announced by the Joe Biden and Donald Trump campaigns? How about independents Cornel West and Afroman, Green party candidate Jill Stein, Constitution Party candidate Randall Terry, and whoever receives the Libertarian Party's nomination over Memorial Day weekend? The answer,

John Kiriakou (2024-05-17). Australia: The Heroism of David McBride. John Kiriakou. asia-pacificresearch.com

Abdullah Nassif (2024-05-17). From triumph to defeat to defiance: A brief history of the Pan-Arab ballad. middleeasteye.net From triumph to defeat to defiance: A brief history of the Pan-Arab ballad | Music has been a way for Arab artists to express their common hope of unity and a Palestine free from occupation | | The legendary Egyptian singer Abdel Halim Hafez features in the song 'Al-Watan Al-Akbar'

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-17). Cambodia interested in sports cooperation with Cuba. plenglish.com Phnom Penh, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Volleyball Federation of Cambodia (VFC) Secretary General Aing Serey Piseth expressed his interest on Friday in promoting sports cooperation with Cuba, especially in that discipline.

tvbrics (2024-05-17). UN raises India's growth rate projection. tvbrics.com India maintains its position as the fastest growing major economy in the world…

tvbrics (2024-05-17). Saudi Arabia organises mango festival. tvbrics.com The event is aimed at promoting agricultural products and supporting farmers…

tvbrics (2024-05-17). Iran and China sign Memorandum of Understanding on agricultural cooperative. tvbrics.com Sino-Iranian relations enter a new phase…

unitedEditor (2024-05-17). How Iranian — Chinese friendship benefits Türkiye. uwidata.com In 2023, the People's Republic of China purchased 91% of the oil produced by Iran. Anxious with that, US President Biden is working on passing a law to impose sanctions on China for its oil purchases from Iran. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Iran has transformed into a construction site. What we see is an extraordinary …

unitedEditor (2024-05-17). Georgia and Armenia opened their doors to the West and got chaos. uwidata.com Georgia and Armenia, which opened their doors to the West, received mass protests, clashes and chaos, United World International author Mehmet Perinàßek has stated. "What is happening today in two South Caucasian countries, Georgia and Armenia, which have opened their doors to the West? Mass protests, clashes, chaos," Perinàßek told Russian news agency RIA Novosti. …

WSWS (2024-05-17). SEP/IYSSE (Sri Lanka) to hold public lecture—"Two years since the 2022 mass uprising in Sri Lanka: The political lessons" wsws.org The forthcoming SEP/IYSSE event will discuss the political necessity for the building of the revolutionary party in the context of current global developments and the danger of a third world war.

Editor (2024-05-17). The Global South in the Arctic North: Indigenous nations struggle for sovereignty. mronline.org Indigenous nations fight for sovereignty in the Arctic regions of North America and Europe. Connecting their struggle to Palestine, they are resisting NATO militarization — as the US Army pledges to "regain Arctic dominance".

Rezwan (2024-05-17). Tea is a daily delight for Bangladeshis, yet plantation workers face immense hardships. globalvoices.org

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). Tim Gooden: The ACTU can and must do more for Palestine. greenleft.org.au

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-17). Travel to Russia to be visa-free soon? Here is all you need to know. ptcnews.tv Travel to Russia to be visa-free soon? According to a Russian minister, consultations between Russia and India regarding a bilateral agreement to simplify travel will commence in June. The minister also mentioned that Moscow and New Delhi are poised to enhance their tourism relationship by initiating visa-free group tourist exchanges.Director of the Department for Multilateral Economic Cooperation and Special Project, Nikita Kondratyev, opened up on the consultations and said, "India is at the final stage of internal state coordination. The process with group visa-free trips has moved a little. The Indian side r…

tn.ai (2024-05-17). Persian Gulf Trio Islands Eternal Part of Iran: Spokesman. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry refuted a clause in the declaration of the 33rd Arab Summit which has questioned Iran's sovereignty over the three Persian Gulf islands, describing them as an inseparable and eternal part of the Iranian territory.

noemail (2024-05-17). GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drift on uncertainty over timing of US rate cuts. devdiscourse.com Asian stocks slipped on Friday as traders pondered the near term U.S. monetary policy path after Federal Reserve officials suggested that interest rates may need to stay higher for longer even as inflation shows early signs of easing. Data on Wednesday showed cooling U.S. consumer price inflation, prompting markets to swiftly price in at least two rate cuts this year but the excitement soon fizzled out as the latest report showed the labour market remains tight, while central bankers were still cautious about inflation.

aljazeera (2024-05-17). Two officers killed in suspected JI attack on Malaysian police station. aljazeera.com The incident took place in the southern state of Johor in the early hours of Friday morning.

ecns.cn (2024-05-17). Malaysia to accelerate digital, green development. ecns.cn Chinese companies are expected to play a key role in supporting Malaysia's green and digital economy amid closer China-Malaysia ties.

unitedEditor (2024-05-17). Georgia and Armenia opened their doors to the West and got chaos. unitedworldint.com Georgia and Armenia, which opened their doors to the West, received mass protests, clashes and chaos, United World International author Mehmet Perinàßek has stated. "What is happening today in two South Caucasian countries, Georgia and Armenia, which have opened their doors to the West? Mass protests, clashes, chaos," Perinàßek told Russian news agency RIA Novosti. …

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). 76 years since the Nakba, protesters say 'Free, free Palestine'. greenleft.org.au

| Name (2024-05-17). CPJ urges India to ensure freedom for 3 journalists granted bail in security cases. newslaundry.com

Josiah Mortimer (2024-05-17). Government 'Independent Adviser' Who 'Backs Ban' on Climate and Palestine Groups has Paid Roles with Defence and Business Lobbyists. bylinetimes.com The Government's 'independent adviser' on domestic extremism — who has reportedly backed banning certain pro-Palestine groups — is the chair and paid adviser for a defence sector lobbying organisation, it has emerged. | Earlier this week, extracts were It will reportedly call for supposedly 'extreme' campaign…

Giorgia Valente (2024-05-17). 'Iran Staging Itself To Reach [Nuclear] Goal in 1 or 2 Weeks,' Experts Tell TML. themedialine.org

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-17). India's economy to grow by 7 pc this year, attracting more investments than China: UN expert. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: An expert at the UN stated that although "less and less" foreign investment is flowing into China, India has demonstrated 'very robust' economic growth and has emerged as a viable investment destination for many Western corporations. The UN also raised upward the country's GDP growth estimate for 2024.As less and less foreign investment is moving into China, India is also benefiting from greater investments pouring into India from other Western sources. For many Western corporations, India has emerged as an alternative source of investment or as a destination. Chief of the Economic Analysis and Po…

| Name (2024-05-17). Syrian journalist Mahmoud Ibrahim arrested after post on anti-Assad protests. alaraby.co.uk

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). NTEU Uni of Sydney passes historic boycott motion for Palestine. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). Nick Riemer: 'Keep mobilising for Palestine, for as long as it takes'. greenleft.org.au

Prof. Fred H. Lawson (2024-05-17). War Games Risk Stirring Up Troubled Waters as Philippines ‚àí Emboldened by US ‚àí Squares Up to Beijing at Sea. asia-pacificresearch.com

UMMID (2024-05-17). 2024 Election 4th Phase: West Bengal, Andhra, MP record highest voters turnout. ummid.com The 4th poll of the 2024 Parliamentary Elections in India Monday May 13, 2024 ended with an overall polling percentage of 67.25%, the Election Commission of India said.

UMMID (2024-05-17). After over 7 months, SC finds NewsClick founder's arrest illegal, void. ummid.com In a judgement pronounced Wednesday May 15, 2024 the Supreme Court of India ordered immediate release of NewsClick Founder and Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha from jail.

APR editor (2024-05-17). New Caledonia's Nouméa airport closed until Tuesday, says Air New Zealand. asiapacificreport.nz RNZ News Air New Zealand has confirmed Nouméa's Tontouta International airport in New Caledonia is closed until Tuesday. The airline earlier told RNZ it would update customers as soon as it could. Earlier today, Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters told RNZ Morning Report government officials had been working on an "hourly basis" to see what…

aljazeera (2024-05-17). Does India risk US sanctions over Iran's Chabahar Port deal? aljazeera.com The port deal could help India strengthen trade ties with Central Asia. But a US sanctions threat clouds the pact.

cpj.org (2024-05-17). Syrian journalist Mahmoud Ibrahim arrested after post on anti-Assad protests. cpj.org Istanbul, May 17, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday called on Syrian authorities to release detained Syrian journalist Mahmoud Ibrahim immediately and to disclose his location and that of all imprisoned journalists. On February 25, Syrian government forces arrested Ibrahim, an editor with Al-Thawra newspaper, which is published by the ruling Baath party, after…

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). Video: All I want for Mother's Day is a Free Palestine. greenleft.org.au

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-17). Forbes releases '30 under 30 Asia' list: Check Indians featured on the list. ptcnews.tv '30 Under 30 Asia' list: Forbes on Thursday released its 9th edition of the "30 Under 30 Asia" list. | The list features young entrepreneurs, leaders and trailblazers under 30, who are advancing innovation and revolutionising industries across the Asia-Pacific region. Many Indian entrepreneurs from a range of industries, including technology, sustainability, logistics, and fashion, are also included in this esteemed list. Here's a list of Indians on Forbes 30 under 30 list: Healthcare and science: Karan Ahuja: Beginning in September 2024, Google research scientist Karan Ahuja will teach c…

ecns.cn (2024-05-17). Foreign Minister to attend SCO meeting ahead of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan visits. ecns.cn Foreign Minister Wang Yi will start a four-day trip on Saturday to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Foreign Ministers Council meeting and pay official visits to Kazakhstan and Tajikistan.

noemail (2024-05-17). SII to acquire 20 pc stake in IntegriMedical. devdiscourse.com Vaccines manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII) on Friday said it is acquiring 20 per cent stake in IntegriMedical, to advance needle-free injection system technology.

ecns.cn (2024-05-17). China's Foreign Ministry congratulates Singapore's new prime minister. ecns.cn A spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry has extended congratulations to Lawrence Wong on his inauguration on Wednesday as Singapore's fourth prime minister, expressing the hope that bilateral ties can continue to make new progress during his tenure.

Bochen Han (2024-05-17). Management of Panama Canal ports by Hong Kong firm poses risks, US House panel hears. scmp.com Hutchison Ports' ties to Beijing could lead to delays in American civilian and military shipping in case of a conflict with Taiwan, among other problems, says US lawmaker.

themoscowtimes (2024-05-17). Chechen Woman Fleeing Family's 'Death Threats' Leaves Russia, Official Says. themoscowtimes.com Liya Zaurbekova, who initially fled to Moscow earlier this week, said her family in Chechnya physically and psychologically abused her.

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-17). Travelling to Cambodia, Laos for jobs? Read Indian Embassy advisory before moving abroad. ptcnews.tv Indian Embassy Advisory on working abroad: As Southeast Asia continues to develop, Cambodia and Laos have become increasingly attractive destinations for job seekers from around the world. Both countries offer unique opportunities across various sectors, driven by tourism, textiles, mining, tourism, and hydropower making them appealing for professionals looking to work abroad.But before travelling abroad for jobs, you should read the advisory issued by the Indian Embassy. Advisory issued by Indian Embassy: Indian Embassy asks nationals to secure employment only through authorized agents approved b…

aljazeera (2024-05-17). As India's Modi drags Pakistan into election campaign, will ties worsen? aljazeera.com Unlike in 2019, Pakistan was largely absent from India's election rhetoric. Now that's changed – after a three-word post…

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-17). A clubbable admission: Palestine's case for UN membership. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-05-17). Fujian opens one-stop service center for Taiwan people, firms. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland's first labor security and service center for Taiwan compatriots and enterprises was founded in Fuzhou, capital of Fujian province, in mid-April, providing better services to companies and residents from the country's biggest island.

noemail (2024-05-17). Archer Deepika Kumari to train in Korea ahead of World Qualifiers. devdiscourse.com Ace Indian archer Deepika Kumari will train in South Korea ahead of next month's Final Olympic World Qualification tournament in Antalya, Türkiye after the sports ministry approved her request to finance the stint.

Patrick Lawrence (2024-05-17). The Battle of àêiên Biên Phú at 70. asia-pacificresearch.com

UMMID (2024-05-17). Mustafa Suleyman — A Beacon for Muslim Youth. ummid.com Mustafa Suleyman is a Syrian-born British citizen, about whom Microsoft's former chief Bill Gates said: "Watch his work, he can become a big name in the world of technology".

aljazeera (2024-05-17). South Korean military says North Korea test-fired 'ballistic missiles'. aljazeera.com The launches come a day after the United States and South Korea conducted joint fighter jet drills.

teleSUR, idg, DRL (2024-05-17). España niega atraque de buque con armas con destino a Israel. telesurtv.net La agrupación de partidos de izquierdas Sumar aseguró que tomarán todas las medidas necesarias para garantizar que España no participe en un genocidio. | La Corte Internacional de Justicia insta a la comunidad internacional a tomar todas las medidas para prevenir la realización de genocidios.

teleSUR, MS (2024-05-17). Chilenos piden a Boric romper relaciones con Israel. telesurtv.net Bajo el lema "Por una Palestina libre", manifestantes de todas las edades se reunieron frente al Palacio de la Moneda, sede del Gobierno chileno, portando música, banderas y pancartas para pedir que se detenga el ataque contra el pueblo palestino.

teleSUR, idg, JDO (2024-05-17). Policía francesa mata a un hombre que intentaba quemar una sinagoga. telesurtv.net Desde el inicio de la ofensiva israelí a la Franja de Gaza, en Francia, que acoge la principal comunidad judía de Europa, han aumentado los actos antisemitas.

teleSUR, SH (2024-05-17). Cifra de muertos por ataques israelíes a Gaza supera los 35.300. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud de la Franja de Gaza denunció que soldados israelíes cometieron cuatro masacres en el territorio palestino.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-05-17). Palestina celebra procedimientos en CIJ sobre solicitud de Sudáfrica. telesurtv.net La Presidencia palestina manifestó que estas audiencias se realizan debido a que Israel mostró un desprecio por los dictámenes de la Corte y el derecho internacional.

teleSUR, MER (2024-05-17). Presidente Maduro instala el Comando de Campaña "Venezuela Nuestra" telesurtv.net El diputado Jorge Rodríguez es coordinador general del comando central, que contará con siete equipos.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-05-17). Israel niega acusación y justifica genocidio en Gaza ante CIJ. telesurtv.net Es el segundo día de dos días de audiencias en la Corte Internacional de Justicia (CIJ). Los abogados de Sudáfrica expusieron su caso el jueves.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-05-17). PMA suspende ayuda humanitaria para Rafah. telesurtv.net La razón de la decisión se debe al cierre por parte de Israel del paso fronterizo entre Rafah y Egipto, y a la limitada entrada de suministros a través del paso de Kerem Shalom desde Israel a Gaza.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN, SH, JDO (2024-05-17). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

María Candela (2024-05-17). Gaza, el crimen interminable. radiohc.cu Casi medio millón de palestinos huyeron de los sectores atacados por el ejército sionista de Israel en la ciudad de Rafah, en el extremo sur de la Franja de Gaza, donde la situación es desesperada por los bombardeos, las incursiones terrestres y la falta de alimentos y medicinas.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-05-17). Declaración final de Cumbre àÅrabe condena crímenes de Israel. telesurtv.net La declaración exigió la finalización de la agresión y un alto al fuego inmediato y de forma permanente, y la detención del desplazamiento forzado del pueblo palestino.

Sushovan Dhar (2024-05-17). India : popular movements, not elections, will bring transformative change. cadtm.org With the exception of a brief period, India has been more fortunate than many other nations in being able to maintain parliamentary rule over the last 77 years. With 900 million voters—more than the populations of Europe and Australia put together—the Indian elections are hailed as the largest exhibition and celebration of democracy. The nation's economic growth over the past 30 years —one of the fastest in the world—also makes the elections noteworthy on a global scale.
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Yorgos Mitralias (2024-05-17). The student movement for Palestine is now spreading everywhere, inspiring resistance to the barbarism of our times… cadtm.org

newarab (2024-05-17). South Africa: Israel 'genocide' hit 'new and horrific stage'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). Israel's bombing of Gaza clinics 'manifestation of genocide'. newarab.com The Israeli army's further destruction of schools and health centres in Gaza is an "additional manifestation of genocide", the Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor has said. | Israel withdrew from Gaza City's The Palestinian Civil Defence teams said ten bodies were recovered from the r…

newarab (2024-05-17). Syrian refugee in Jordan on hunger strike to end deportation. newarab.com Atia Mohamad Abu Salem, a 24-year-old Jordanian authorities arrested Abu Salem and a Jordanian friend on 9 Apri…

newarab (2024-05-17). ICJ hearing on Gaza case resumes, as Hezbollah hits Israel. newarab.com The South Africa wants the court to order a halt to the military operation in Rafah and Israel to allow unimpeded access to Gaza for UN officials, organisations providi…

newarab (2024-05-17). Israeli kills Gaza journalist Mahmoud Juhjouh and family. newarab.com Juhjouh was killed in the Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood of Gaza City, when a bomb struck his family home. | The journalist worked for the Palestine Post Network. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says that at least 103 journalists have been killed in Is…

newarab (2024-05-17). Israel strikes on Lebanon kill Hezbollah fighter, 2 children. newarab.com Israeli air strikes on Friday hit an area of southern Hezbollah, a Hamas ally, has traded cross-border fire with Israeli forces almost daily since the Palestinian group's October 7 attack on southern Israel. | The Iran-backed Lebanese movement has

newarab (2024-05-17). Aid groups warn of mounting challenges to Gaza operations. newarab.com Humanitarian workers already face a slew of challenges getting aid to civilians in the besieged Gaza Strip, and fear that as the Aid groups say the humanitarian crisis in the war-ravaged Palestinian territory, where the The Israeli military has launched what it called a "limit…

newarab (2024-05-17). Israeli military censored over 600 articles in 2023: report. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). Israel vows to 'intensify' raids on Rafah amid Gaza bombing. newarab.com Defence Minister Yoav Gallant said on Thursday that "additional forces will enter" Rafah and "this activity will intensify". | "Hundreds of targets have already…

newarab (2024-05-17). Israel troops post more videos of Palestinian detainee abuse. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). The New Arab Weekly: Sudan clashes, Gaza, and Kuwaiti tumult. newarab.com This week on The New Arab Weekly podcast, we look at the fighting between the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and Sudanese government forces in Darfur, a spat between Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the 'day after' plan in Gaza, and the upheaval created in Kuwait with the news that both parliament and the constitution had been suspended. | Joining us, we have The New Arab's journalist and reporter Oliver Mizzi ( O…

newarab (2024-05-17). Iraq pledges US$25 million to UNRWA for Palestinian refugees. newarab.com In the face of Israel's ongoing attacks on The Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the announcement on Tuesday, stating that the country will contribute US$25 million to UNRWA. | Omar Al-Barzanji, the Deputy Minister of…

newarab (2024-05-17). FIFA seeks legal advice on proposal to suspend Israel. newarab.com FIFA will seek independent legal advice before holding an extraordinary council meeting by July 25 to make a decision on a FIFA president Gianni Infantino outlined the plan at the FIFA congress on Friday after representatives of the Palestinian and Israel football federations had a chance to speak in front of the 211 member associations. | "FIFA will mandate as of now, independent legal expert…

newarab (2024-05-17). Israeli extremists set fire to UNRWA HQ in East Jerusalem. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). Hezbollah introduces new weapons and tactics against Israel. newarab.com The Lebanese group The attack wounded three soldiers, one of them seriously, according to the Israeli military. | Hezbollah has regularly fired missiles across the border with Israel over the past seven months, but the one on Thursday appears to have been the first successful missile airstrike it has launched from wit…

newarab (2024-05-17). Three Palestinians killed in Israeli raid on Tulkarm. newarab.com Three men in their 20s – Mohamad Youssef Nasr Allah, 27, Ayman Ahmed Mubarak, 26, and Hossam Emad Deabes, 22 – were killed during an Israeli military raid on The raids c…

newarab (2024-05-17). Tehran threatens UK for helping Israel down Iranian missiles. newarab.com Esmail Qaani, head of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) – the foreign arm of the organisation – also issued warnings to

newarab (2024-05-17). Spain refuses ship carrying arms to Israel to dock at port. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). Israel fears relations with Egypt could collapse over Rafah. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). Israel to end Turkey free trade deal in retaliatory move. newarab.com The plan, he said, would be submitted to the cabinet for app…

newarab (2024-05-17). How two Yemeni women are revolutionising Taiz's food scene. newarab.com Meet Nisreen Dhirar and Faiza Haidrah who have defied gender stereotypes in Yemen by opening a restaurant in "We broke the norm that opening restaurants are for men only," Nisreen tells The New Arab. "We tried convincing society that women can also work in restaurants. There is no shame in it." | Nisreen and Faiza are university graduates, and their education armed them with the confidence to plan and execute their collectiv…

newarab (2024-05-17). Syria's disabilities: Stories of resilience amid hardship. newarab.com While wandering in a civilian market in Idlib, Syria in April 2018, Muhsen's life changed forever when the city was attacked from the air. His left leg was too injured to save and it was amputated from directly above his knee. | "I became unable to carry out the simplest tasks at home," the 35-year-old husband and father tells The New Arab. | Most regrettably, Muhsen could no longer ride a motorcycle, his escape and "source of relief." | "The protracted conflict in Syria has resulted in widespread violence, including bombings, shelling, and armed confrontations, leading to a significant number of injuries, am…

newarab (2024-05-17). Turkey jails Kurdish leader for 42 years over 2014 unrest. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). Facebook restores posts of Malaysian PM's meeting with Hamas. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-17). The students who camped for Palestine. newarab.com Normally, when students in the United States start protests towards the end of the Spring semester, administrators try to stall. | The presidents and deans know that in May the students start to think about their summer plans and then retreat back to their homes, often far from the campus. | Then, during the long summer, which comes to end only in the early weeks of September, the students are absorbed in internships and jobs, lives of love and lives of anxiety about the precarious world that awaits them. | The high officials of the colleges and universities know that once the students return to campus, the mo…

newarab (2024-05-17). Greece arrests suspected criminal gang leader wanted by Turkey. newarab.com Greek police have arrested a Turkish national, the suspected leader of a criminal group wanted by Ankara for a range of crimes including manslaughter, Greek police and intelligence sources said on Wednesday. | Police acted on an international warrant and arrested the 29-year old man on Friday last week following an initial tipoff by the Turkish intelligence service. | The man was named…

newarab (2024-05-17). Yemeni security forces deploy in Aden as anger simmers over power outages. newarab.com Yemeni authorities deployed security forces and armored vehicles across the port city of Aden Wednesday, as protesters were expected to take to the streets in the latest in a series of protests over hours-long For several days, hundreds of demonstrators in three central districts of Aden blocked roads and set tires on fire, protesting electricity shortages as temperatures soared to 40 degrees Celsius. | On Monday and Tuesday, security forces…

newarab (2024-05-17). Syria: HTS chief issues warning as Idlib protests continue. newarab.com The head of a HTS was formerly affiliated to Al-Qaeda and controls much of Syria's northwestern Idlib province. | HTS security forces accompanied by military fighters are on high alert in and around

newarab (2024-05-17). Palestinian teacher suspended for attending Nakba Day march. newarab.com The According to local Arabic media, Sabreen Masarwa, from the city of Taybeh in the occupied West Bank, was expelled from her rol…

newarab (2024-05-17). Insights: Canada's pro-Palestine encampments by students. newarab.com

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Houthi: Yemen to target any Israel-bound ships within range. presstv.ir Ansarullah leader Abdul-Malik al-Houthi has declared that Yemeni forces will target any ship bound for Israeli ports, regardless of whether they pass through the Red Sea.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). South Africa tells top UN court Israeli genocide has hit 'horrific stage'. presstv.ir The International court of Justice holds first day of hearings on a new case by South Africa over the ongoing onslaught on the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Israel sends more troops to Rafah, expands military invasion. presstv.ir At least 600,000 Palestinians have already fled Rafah to other areas in the strip after Israel intensified its military invasion there.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Five Israeli troops killed in 'friendly fire' in Gaza. presstv.ir Five Israeli soldiers have been killed by an Israeli tank friendly fire in the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Yemen downs advanced $30 million US spy drone over Ma'rib. presstv.ir Yemen's army says it has shot down an American spy drone by "a locally-made missile" in the province of Ma'rib, amid escalating tensions in the region over Israel's US-backed genocidal war on the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Students set up tent camp at Turin university in support of Palestinians. presstv.ir Dozens of pro-Palestinian students set up an encampment at Turin Polytechnic University to protest Israel's war in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). European trio warned after deploying warplanes to defend Israel against Iran op. presstv.ir Iranian commander warns the UK, Germany, and France after the trio deployed their warplanes to defend the Israeli regime against Iran's retaliatory operation.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Hezbollah launches drone strike, rocket barrages at Israeli positions. presstv.ir Hezbollah fighter launch a drone strike and multiple rocket barrages against Israeli military positions in retaliation to the regime's strikes on southern Lebanon.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Army commander: Iran to respond directly to threats from Israel. presstv.ir Iran will respond directly to any threat originating from the Zionist regime, Army Ground Forces Commander Brigadier General Kiumars Heydari says, in the Islamic Republic's latest warning to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Gazans search rubble for survivors after Israeli strikes on Jabalia. presstv.ir Gazans search through the rubble for survivors following Israeli strikes on Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). AFC backs Palestine's bid for Israel suspension from FIFA over Gaza war. presstv.ir The AFC supports Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the regime's criminal war in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Spain imposes ban on ships carrying arms for Israel. presstv.ir Spain has decided to ban ships carrying weapons for Israel from docking at its ports, Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares says.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Palestine urges FIFA to suspend Israel over war on Gaza. presstv.ir The Palestine Football Association (PFA) has urged the soccer's world governing body FIFA to suspend Israel over the regime's genocidal war in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Israeli airstrikes kill Hezbollah fighter, 2 children in S Lebanon. presstv.ir Israeli airstrikes kill a Hezbollah fighter and two children, targeting two villages lying far from Lebanon's border with the occupied territories.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Hezbollah hits base of giant spy blimp in 'deepest strike' against Israel. presstv.ir Israel says Hezbollah has attacked a sensitive military facility from which a giant spy balloon, known as Sky Dew, is operated.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Duke University commencement speech prompts walkout over speaker's Israel support. presstv.ir Dozens of students leave Duke University's commencement ceremony over speaker's support for Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Israeli aggression has killed 70 percent of Zionist captives: Hamas. presstv.ir Hamas says Israeli aggression has killed 70 percent of the Zionist captives, who have been held by the resistance movement since an October operation.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). University of Calgary: Pro-Palestine encampment attacked by police. presstv.ir Canadian university students continue to establish pro-Palestinian encampments on campus, with the newest calls for academic institutions to divest from Israel coming from within the city of Calgary.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Spain turns away ship carrying arms to occupied territories. presstv.ir Spain turns away a ship carrying arms to the occupied territories amid the Israeli regime's ongoing genocidal war against the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Fighting rages as Israel steps up Rafah invasion despite intl. outcry. presstv.ir Fighting rages in Gaza after Israel vowed to intensify its ground offensive in Rafah despite international concerns for the hundreds of thousands of displaced Palestinians in the southern city.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Police scuffle with pro-Palestine protesters at Amsterdam university. presstv.ir Police moved in to end a pro-Palestine protest at the University of Amsterdam.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Iran says ready to share nuclear expertise with all countries. presstv.ir The AEOI spokesman voices the country's preparedness to share its nuclear achievements with other states, including neighboring and Muslim ones.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Police clash with pro-Palestine protesters at Amsterdam University. presstv.ir Video posted on social media showed police in riot gear clashing with protesters, who were shouting: "Shame on you."

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). US campus protests continue despite mass arrests. presstv.ir Pro-Palestine encampments at US universities continue to grow, exposing the widespread hypocrisy, violence and pro-imperialist sentiment at US institutions of higher learning.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Envoy: Iran arms for Yemen 'lies' by US aim to justify aggression. presstv.ir Iran's permanent representative to the United Nations has unequivocally dismissed US claims that Iran sends arms to Yemen.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Iran: BRICS core of international will to build fair world. presstv.ir The Iranian deputy foreign minister says the BRICS group of emerging economies is resolved to build a justice-based world and serve the interests of independent countries.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). Islamic Resistance in Iraq vows all-out support for Palestinian struggle. presstv.ir The leader of the Iraqi anti-terror group Kata'ib Hezbollah says the Islamic Resistance will spare no effort to provide the oppressed Palestinian nation with unwavering support.

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). North Korean leader inspects missile launcher vehicles. presstv.ir Footage released by North Korea's official KCTV shows Kim Jong-un inspecting missile launcher vehicles.

Larry Johnson (2024-05-17). Talking Turkey about Gaza and Ukraine in Türkiye. sonar21.com The other day, I did an interview with a podcaster, Mr. Sarp Sinar Harici, based in Türkiye. I must applaud him for his ability to dig into video archives, and boy, the opening is a trot down memory lane. The introduction contains a montage of testimony and interviews I did over the last 30 years. You won't recognize the young Larry Johnson. Hell, I barely recognized me. | The interview is in English with Turkish subtitles. It is being well received by viewers in Türkiye. I discuss the plight of the Palestinians and the start of the collapse of the Ukrainian military.

hindustantimes (2024-05-17). Hamas Back In North Gaza, Israeli War Cabinet Fights Each Other: Gallant Vs Netanyahu Tiff Worsens. hindustantimes.com Yet another far-right Israeli minister has called for Yoav Gallant's ouster as defence minister. On May 17, Amichai Eliyahu urged Gallant's dismissal over his comments on…

hindustantimes (2024-05-17). Israeli Soldiers Pay Heavy Price For 'Mistakes' In Jabalia & Rafah Op; 18 Hamas Assaults In A Day. hindustantimes.com Israeli soldiers are paying a heavy price of IDF's operation in the Gaza strip's Jabalia and Rafah. While Hamas continues to mount assaults in a bid to stop Israeli advance, the troops themselves are also making mistakes, as per IDF. On May 16, IDF announced the death of a 6th soldier, who was reportedly killed in an 'operational accident.' He died in an Israeli munitions blast. On the same day, Hamas said that it launched 18 different attacks on advancing Israeli troops in Jabalia and Rafah. Hamas reported at least 3 attacks per hour on IDF that day. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-17). Pakistani Cricket Star's Alleged Rant Against Women Goes Viral: Watch Reactions On Social Media. hindustantimes.com An undated video of former Pakistani cricketer Saeed Anwar making controversial remarks regarding women's empowerment and financial independence went viral on social media. The Pakistani opening batsman, now commentator, stirred social media controversy after a video showed him sharing his opinions about women entering the workforce.

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Qassam Muaddi (2024-05-16). 'Operation al-Aqsa Flood' Day 223: Israeli army withdraws from Zeitoun area after sustaining casualties, intensifies combat in Jabalia and Rafah. mondoweiss.net Israel's war minister declares opposition to Israeli military control of Gaza as Netanyahu insists on continuing the war. Meanwhile, the Israeli army killed five Palestinians in the West Bank, including a student on Nakba day.

Joe Lauria, Cathy Vogan, Consortium News. (2024-05-16). Whistleblower McBride Sentenced To Five Years, Eight Months. popularresistance.org A federal judge in Canberra, the Australian capital, has sentenced military whistleblower David McBride to nearly six years in prison for leaking classified material to the media that revealed Australian war crimes in Afghanistan. | Supreme Court Justice David Massop ruled on Tuesday morning local time that "only a prison sentence is appropriate," and handed down 68 months — 5 years and 8 months. | Consortium News' Cathy Vogan, who is inside the courtroom, reported that McBride "will go to jail until 2030. He is led out of the court by three policemen. A woman takes his dog."

Wyatt Reed, The Grayzone. (2024-05-16). Meet The Violent Zionist Agitators Los Angeles Police Haven't Arrested. popularresistance.org On April 30, thirty people were injured when a mob of Zionist hooligans savagely assaulted the pro-Palestine UCLA encampment shortly before midnight. For over three hours, local and campus police stood down as the masked thugs assaulted students, journalists, and even officers of the law with fireworks volleys, pepper spray, and metal pipes. Though multiple attackers have been identified by community members on social media, to date there have been no arrests of pro-Israel goons. | The Grayzone has obtained a dossier composed by anonymous sleuths claiming involvement with the UCLA student protests which apparentl…

Sara Flounders, Workers' World. (2024-05-16). Divest Now! A Revolutionary Demand. popularresistance.org Why have student encampments for Palestine ignited such an uproar of brutal repression, vicious police attacks, mass arrests, overwhelming condemnation in the corporate media and a new level of reactionary legislation in Congress? | The demand to divest, raised at almost every encampment, exposes the insidious inroads of the military-industrial complex into the heart of almost all higher education institutions in the U.S. today. | This demand to "divest" has revolutionary implications. Divestment is not just a threat to university boards, administrators and their alumni funders. It is a threat to the established…

Dave DeCamp, Antiwar. (2024-05-16). US Army Officer Resigns Over 'Unqualified' Support For Israel. popularresistance.org An Army officer working at the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has resigned in protest of the US's "unqualified" support for the Israeli slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza. | Maj. Harrison Mann posted his resignation letter on LinkedIn and said it was initially distributed within the DIA on April 16. In the letter, he said the DIA does not only "inform policy" but "facilitates, and at times, directly executes policy," referring to US support for Israel. | "The policy that has never been far from my mind for the past six months is the nearly unqualified support for the government of Israel, which has e…

Caitlyn Clark, Labor Notes. (2024-05-16). Unions Support Student Protestors Against Administrators And Police. popularresistance.org As campus protests—and violent police repression—continue to roll across the country, some unions are getting involved. | More than 2,700 protesters have been arrested on 64 college campuses since the initial arrests at Columbia University in New York on April 18. Encampments have appeared at 184 campuses worldwide. The protesting students are calling for full disclosure of their universities' finances and divestment from all financial ties to weapons manufacturers and Israel's war on Gaza. | Unionized academic workers are demanding decision-making power over their work and what it's used for. For ins…

Ramzy Baroud, TRT World. (2024-05-16). 'We Must Fight'; Who Will Write The Last Chapter Of Our Nakba? popularresistance.org "Thank you, a thousand times over! Our sadness has now grown up and become a man. And now, we must fight." | That was the closing verse of a short but influential poem by iconic Palestinian poet, Samih Al-Qasim. It is entitled, "Rafah's Children." | Al-Qasim's poem was published in 1971, over half a century before Israel began its invasion of Rafah, the apex of its supposed military achievement — read genocide — in Gaza, which started in October 2023. | The poem identified two major characters in Palestine's ongoing tragedy, starting with the Nakba in 1948: The Israeli, as a representation of war, and…

Thomas Egan (2024-05-16). Back-to-back protests for Palestine rock Orlando. peoplesworld.org ORLANDO—This sunny central Florida tourist town was rocked by back-to-back protests against the continued genocide in Palestine this past weekend. The first action took place Saturday morning and involved three young women seizing control of the off-ramp for Interstate 4. They succeeded in blocking traffic with their cars and bodies before unfurling a banner demanding …

Vijay Prashad (2024-05-16). My Heart Makes My Head Swim. dissidentvoice.org Malak Mattar (Palestine), Hind's Hall, 2024. The title of this newsletter, 'My heart makes my head swim', comes from Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks (1952). In a chapter called 'The Fact of Blackness', Fanon writes about the despair that racism produces, the immense anxiety about living in a world that has decided that certain …

Susan Abulhawa (2024-05-16). Gaza is our moment of truth. dissidentvoice.org A protest by students at George Washington University. Probal Rashid SIPA USA) Powerful student movements in the 1960s and 1970s shook the world's conscience to end America's slaughter in Vietnam and Cambodia. The moral force of Black people rising together in their pain and rage against legislated racism changed the social fabric of America, ending …

Binoy Kampmark (2024-05-16). A Brutal Punishment: The Sentencing of David McBride. dissidentvoice.org Sometimes, it's best not to leave the issue of justice to the judges. They do what they must: consult the statutes, test the rivers of power, and hope that their ruling will not be subject to appeal. David McBride, the man who revealed that Australia's special forces in Afghanistan had dimmed and muddied before exhaustion, …

Maureen Clare Murphy (2024-05-16). Gaza genocide cements Israel's status as a pariah. electronicintifada.net Itamar Ben-Gvir champions "voluntary emigration" while his followers attack aid trucks.

Reuters (2024-05-16). U.S. anchors floating pier to Gaza beach, aid to be delivered in days, military says. haaretz.com Biden announced the pier in March as aid officials implored Israel to improve access for relief supplies into Gaza over land routes. By opening a route to deliver aid by sea, the U.S. hopes to combat the humanitarian crisis that has put hundreds of thousands of people at risk of famine…

WSWS (2024-05-16). Biden pledges $1 billion in additional military aid, as new report accuses Israel of genocide in Gaza. wsws.org As the official death toll since October 7 rises to over 35,200 Palestinians—with well over 40,000 dead when those unaccounted for under the rubble are taken into account, the vast majority being women and children—Washington's response is to double down on its support for the far-right Zionist regime and to accelerate the shipment of arms.

democracynow (2024-05-16). The Plan Is Genocide. democracynow.org Palestine's U.K. Ambassador decries Israel's Attack on Gaza and U.S. complicity.

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). Video: How union power should be mobilised against Israel's genocide. greenleft.org.au

WSWS (2024-05-16). Professors come to the defense of New Orleans students protesting Israel's genocide in Gaza. wsws.org Faculty at Tulane and Loyola Universities in New Orleans issue public letters denouncing the violent police assault and disciplinary measures against a peaceful student encampment protest earlier this month.

Peter Hudis, Kevin B. Anderson, Heather Brown, Lyndon Porter, Fernando Baleia (2024-05-16). From the genocide in Palestine and Ukraine to the fascist threat: Working toward a revolutionary, Marxist-Humanist response. links.org.au Today's global capitalism is sinking into unimaginable levels of barbarism. Nowhere is this barbarism more glaring than in Israel's genocide in Gaza…

aljazeera (2024-05-16). Why Egypt backed South Africa's genocide case against Israel in the ICJ. aljazeera.com Angered by Israel's moves in Gaza and the regional security risks they pose, Egypt joined the genocide case.

MEE staff (2024-05-16). Watch Live: ICJ hears South Africa's demand to halt Israel's Rafah offensive. middleeasteye.net

The Associated Press (2024-05-16). World Court opens two-day hearings on Israel's military incursion into Rafah. haaretz.com According to South Africa's latest request, the previous preliminary orders by The Hague-based court were not sufficient to address 'a brutal military attack on the sole remaining refuge for the people of Gaza'…

infobrics (2024-05-16). North-South International Corridor Bids Priority to Iran-Russia Cowork. infobrics.org The international North-South corridor and transit are two of the priority areas of cooperation between Iran and Russia, the spokesperson for Iran's Foreign Ministry, Nasser Kanani said during the press conference…

infobrics (2024-05-16). Saudi-Iranian nuclear deal possible, says chairman of Iran's atomic organization. infobrics.org

infobrics (2024-05-16). Pashinyan's fantasies about EU/NATO membership won't end well for Armenia. infobrics.org Even the most naively optimistic spectator would laugh at the idea of Armenia joining the EU in 2030, let alone 2024. To put that into perspective, the neighboring Georgia has been trying to join the troubled bloc for over 20 years. In that time, its suicidal pro-Western government managed to lose around 20% of its territory and turn Russia into an enemy, destroying their centuries-old historical alliance. It seems Pashinyan is pushing Yerevan in the exact same direction.

aljazeera (2024-05-16). California university will heed student call to boycott Israel institutions. aljazeera.com Calls to boycott Israeli academic institutions have been a consistent demand of protesters against Israel's war in Gaza.

Staff (2024-05-16). Five Israeli soldiers killed by IDF tank fire in northern Gaza Strip. haaretz.com Defense Minister Yoav Gallant: Won't agree to military rule in Gaza ‚ñ Netanyahu: As long as Hamas remains, no other party will govern in Gaza ‚ñ War cabinet minister Gantz backs defense minister in spat with PM ‚ñ Senior Biden official says U.S. shares Gallant's concerns over post-war governance of Gaza…

Michael Grosso (2024-05-16). The Zionist Politics of Joe Biden. counterpunch.org When I voted for Joe Biden in the last election, I had yet to discover our American president's uniquely potent commitment to the state of Israel nor his fanatical adherence to Zionism. I've seen him in a film clip smiling enthusiastically and saying. "If I were Jewish, I'd be a Zionist." I watched a short

Editor (2024-05-16). 'A resounding slap in the face'. workers.org The United Nations General Assembly voted May 10 in favor of making Palestine a full member with voting rights in the U.N. Currently, Palestine has only observer status. Only nine countries — led by the U.S. and Israel — voted against full membership for Palestine, with 25 countries abstaining. Only . . . |

Council of UC Faculty Associations (2024-05-16). CUCFA Statement On Campus Protests. indybay.org May 7, 2024 – The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) denounces the growing number of attempts to intimidate, repress, and criminalize campus protests of Israel's ongoing war on Gaza that is supported economically and politically by the United States.

Ariel David (2024-05-16). Enigmatic Canaanite tablet turns out to be school exercise, Israeli researchers say. haaretz.com Inscription found nearly a century ago in Beth Shemesh was a sequence of letters copied by a budding scribe, and reveals existence of a school there nearly 3,500 years ago…

Robert Koehler (2024-05-16). A World Under Spiritual Construction. counterpunch.org There's something happening here . . . Consider, for instance, the recent announcement by Union Theological Seminary, which is affiliated with Columbia University, that it is divesting from "companies profiting from war in Palestine/Israel" — and, not only that, fully supports the student encampments (at Columbia and all across the country) and condemns the arrests and

Jason Ditz (2024-05-16). Hezbollah Launches Deepest Drone Strike in Israel Since War Began. news.antiwar.com Israel and Hezbollah carried out tit-for-tat airstrikes against one throughout Wednesday. Scores of Hezbollah missiles were fired at northern Israel and a drone strike against a military site near Golani Junction hit some 21 miles from the border. Israeli military reported damage but no injuries from the explosives-laden drone, but more noteworthy is the fact …

Louis Kriesberg (2024-05-16). Seeing a Way Out of the Gaza War. fpif.org In the face of an increasingly terrible conflict, political leaders, academic scholars, engaged officials, and media experts tend to explain how the conflict arose and is escalating badly. This has the effect of making the conflict appear inevitable and insurmountable short of totally defeating the adversary. Such thinking is evident in many of the current disorders in the United States and in many other countries. Such tendencies unfortunately fuel the intensity and gravity of the Israeli-Hamas war. Less attention tends to be given to constructive alternatives. | Fortunately, there are alternative approaches, de…

Demonstrators Denounce Company's Israel Ties (2024-05-16). Protesters Block Entrance to Google Conference. indybay.org Today hundreds of pro-Palestinian protesters stood strong in front of the entrance to Google's annual developer conference, many chaining themselves together. Thousands of attendees waiting to enter the Google event were delayed and had to be redirected.

Binoy Kampmark (2024-05-16). Dodging the Issue: The Biden Administration Report on Israel's Use of US Weapons. counterpunch.org It truly is pushing the envelope of lunacy to assume that this latest revelation was revelatory. US weapons, the wonks in Washington find, are being used by the Israeli Defense Forces to kill their opponents, many of them Palestinians, and most of them civilians. These are detailed in a report ordered by the White House pursuant to National Security Memorandum

MEE staff (2024-05-16). War on Gaza: Israel sends additional brigade to Rafah as five soldiers killed in Jabalia friendly-fire. middleeasteye.net War on Gaza: Israel sends additional brigade to Rafah as five soldiers killed in Jabalia friendly-fire | Israel fires series of strikes on Baalbek, northeastern Lebanon | | Smoke rises from an explosion following an Israeli strike on southern Gaza on 15 May 2024 (Jack Guez/AFP) | The Israeli army ann…

contact (2024-05-16). On Nakba Day, as Palestinians run for their lives, Biden advances $1 billion in arms sales to Israel — Day 221. israelpalestinenews.org Palestinians in Gaza can't seem to run fast enough to keep up with Israeli evacuation orders; can't dig airstrike victims out of the rubble; Israel reportedly was aware of UN car that it bombed, killing a high-ranking international worker; Israeli police reportedly knew about aid convoy and allowed its destruction; Israel appears ready for a full-scale invasion of Rafah; Ben Gvir calls for expulsion; Palestinian killed in West Bank; Biden seeks approval for another $1 billion in military sales to Israel; campus protest update, more…

newleftreview (2024-05-16). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

The Media Line Staff (2024-05-16). Hizbullah Launches Deepest Drone Strike on Israeli Base Near Tiberias. themedialine.org

aljazeera (2024-05-16). Rift in Israel war cabinet as defence chief opposes 'military rule' in Gaza. aljazeera.com Israeli Defence Minister Gallant challenges PM Netanyahu over failure to address issue of post-war plan for Gaza.

noemail (2024-05-16). US military says Gaza Strip pier project is completed, aid to soon flow as Israel-Hamas war rages on. devdiscourse.com The US military finished installing a floating pier for the Gaza Strip on Thursday, with officials poised to begin ferrying badly needed humanitarian aid into the enclave besieged over seven months of intense fighting in the Israel-Hamas war.

Staff (2024-05-16). Israeli forces launch widescale raids in cities, towns across West Bank. muslimmirror.com ISTANBUL : Israeli forces raided several cities and towns in the occupied West Bank and the homes of Palestinians late Wednesday, according to official sources. The Israeli army carried out raids in Nablus, Tulkarm, Tubas, Qalqilya, Jericho, Bethlehem, Ramallah and Al-Bireh, the official Palestine TV reported. The official Palestinian News Agency WAFA meanwhile quoted local …

MEE staff (2024-05-16). War on Gaza: Israel sends more troops to Rafah, considers widening assault. middleeasteye.net War on Gaza: Israel sends more troops to Rafah, considers widening assault | Meanwhile, five Israeli soldiers killed in Jabalia friendly-fire and series of strikes target Lebanon's northeastern Baalbek | | Smoke rises from an explosion following an Israeli strike on southern Gaza on 15 May 2024 (Jack…

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). 'Cut ties with Israel' picketers tell Bisalloy Steel. greenleft.org.au

Radio Havana Cuba (2024-05-16). UNICEF calls for an end to Israel's indiscriminate killing of children in Gaza. en.escambray.cu The United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) has called for an end to the "indiscriminate killing" campaign against Palestinians, especially children, in the Gaza Strip, raising the alarm at the dire situation caused by Israel's genocidal war on the territory…

aljazeera (2024-05-16). US police clear pro-Palestinian camp from California university. aljazeera.com The demonstration at Irvine is the latest in a series of campus protests across the US over Israel's war in Gaza.

MEE staff (2024-05-16). Israeli anti-Zionist academic Ilan Pappe interrogated by US intelligence on Gaza views. middleeasteye.net Israeli anti-Zionist academic Ilan Pappe interrogated by US intelligence on Gaza views | Professor says he was subjected to two hour interrogation and questioned about his ties to Muslim groups | | Ilan Pappe is a historian and University of Exeter academic known for his work on the Nakba (MEE) | Pro…

albawaba (2024-05-16). US Military announces finalizing Gaza Strip pier. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – The US Military announced finishing installing a floating pier for the Gaza Strip on Thursday, as officials plan to initiate delivering desperately needed humanitarian aid to the besieged enclave. The port, which is fraught with logistical, weather, and security issues, is intended to increase the quantity of aid delivered to the Gaza Strip, but it is not considered a replacement for significantly cheaper land-based deliveries, which aid agencies believe are much more sustainable, according to officials.The boatloads of aid will be dumped at an Israeli-built port facility just southwest of Gaza City be…

Amos Harel (2024-05-16). Defense chief's dire warning to Netanyahu exposes a deep rift within Israeli leadership. haaretz.com Gallant's statement on Gaza's 'day after' sharply contrast the deafening silence from Gantz and Eizenkot — both of whom should have spoken out long ago. Netanyahu, as usual, decided not to decide. This open rift could boost Hamas' confidence and make a hostage deal even more difficult to secure…

tn.ai (2024-05-16). European Trio to Be Held Accountable for Helping Israel during Iran's True Promise Operation: Commander. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force said the three European countries that deployed their warplanes to defend the Israeli regime against a retaliatory operation staged by Iran will be held accountable.

aljazeera (2024-05-16). The evacuation of Rafah is yet another form of Israeli torture. aljazeera.com With another forced mass expulsion under way, Palestinian resilience is collapsing, giving way to pain and despair.

Al-Ittihad (2024-05-16). In Israeli-occupied West Bank, one village unites to expel illegal settlers. peoplesworld.org HAIFA—In the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the people of the Bir al-Maskoub Bedouin community succeeded a few days ago in pushing out gangs of settlers attempting to take the land. The Bir al-Maskoub peoples reside in the village Khan al-Ahmar, east of the occupied city of Jerusalem. At dawn last Friday, they expelled settlement gangs from …

Lawrence Davidson (2024-05-16). Israel Descends Into Barbarism. counterpunch.org The Reality Unless you are the victim of a moral narrow-mindedness (and there seems to be an epidemic of this defect nowadays), it should be obvious to you that Israel has descended into barbarism. Why barbarism? Because in Israel, cruel, murderous, and otherwise criminal behavior has become state policy. Let's review the signs of this

UMMID (2024-05-16). 'Mass Murderer, Genocidaire': Colombian President About Israeli PM Netanyahu. ummid.com In a strongly worded condemnation of Israeli war crimes against Palestinians, Colombian President Gustavo Petro Sunday called Benjamin Netanyahu a mass murder and genocidaire.

Ramzy Baroud (2024-05-16). Beyond Awards and Accolades: Why Gaza Journalists are the Best in the World. counterpunch.org By granting its 2024 World Press Freedom Prize to Palestinian journalists covering the Israeli war on Gaza, UNESCO has acknowledged a historic truth. Even if the decision to name Gaza's journalists as laureates of its prestigious award was partly motivated by the courage of these journalists, the truth is that no one in the world

Haymarket Books, JVP, more (2024-05-16). Thursday 5/23: Break the Bonds!: Divest from Israel Bonds, Invest in Freedom Teach-in. indybay.org Online teach-in / webinar…

MEE staff (2024-05-16). Arab League will call for 'UN peacekeeping force' in Palestinian territories, reports say. middleeasteye.net Arab League will call for 'UN peacekeeping force' in Palestinian territories, reports say | Expected statement comes as international post-war plans for Gaza remain disputed with questions over the role Arab states and Israel will play in the territory | | Bahraini and Arab League flags are displayed…

Editor (2024-05-16). My Grandfather's Nakba. scheerpost.com

Jason Ditz (2024-05-16). Hezbollah Launches Deepest Drone Strike in Israel Since War Began. news.antiwar.com Israel and Hezbollah carried out tit-for-tat airstrikes throughout Wednesday. Scores of Hezbollah missiles were fired at northern Israel and a drone strike against a military site near Golani Junction hit some 21 miles from the border. Israeli military reported damage but no injuries from the explosives-laden drone, but more noteworthy is the fact this is …

aljazeera (2024-05-16). Israeli minister challenges Netanyahu over Gaza's post-war future. aljazeera.com Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu and defence minister Yoav Gallant row over who should control Gaza.

Natasha Lennard (2024-05-16). University Professors Are Losing Their Jobs Over "New McCarthyism" on Gaza. theintercept.com

Hundreds March Along the Embarcadero (2024-05-16). Memorial Vigil for Shireen Abu Akleh and Other Murdered Palestinian Journalists. indybay.org In memory of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh who worked as a reporter for 25 years for Al Jazeera before she was killed by an Israeli sniper two years ago, a march and vigil on May 11. 1 min mp4 video by Lis Cox.

Yossi Verter (2024-05-16). Israeli defense chief's message to Netanyahu, the artful fraudster: You're to blame. haaretz.com Hoping to ensure the survival of his government until November, the prime minister once again pulled out the 'conscription law' ploy. In desperation, Defense Minister Yoav Gallant gave the public a glimpse of the most sensitive strategic discussions and made it clear to Netanyahu: You better come to your senses — and fast…

Editor (2024-05-16). May 16, 2024. sitrepworld.info For the Love of a Princess (Braveheart Theme) Israel Descends Into Barbarism, by Lawrence Davidson Gilad Erdan Does World a Favor by Making Plain Israel's Doomed-to-Fail Strategy, by Jeffrey Sachs Democracy Versus Autocracy on America's Campuses, by William D. Hartung 'It's not human': What a French doctor saw in Gaza as Israel invaded Rafah Gaslit to Death: Giving Cover to Israel's Rafah Atrocity with Phony Gaza Numbers Game, by Juan Cole The Jewish Plot to Enslave Humanity — At the Roots of Political Judaism, by Pierre Simon The True Origin Of Hamas & The Decline Of Apartheid Israel &…

aljazeera (2024-05-16). Israel kills more than 500 Palestinians in the West Bank since October 7. aljazeera.com That toll is more than three times the number of Palestinians killed in the West Bank in 2022.

A Guest Author (2024-05-16). Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine on the Nakba anniversary. workers.org The following statement was issued by the Central Media Office for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of the Nakba of 1948. The statement was issued by the Resistance News Network on May 15, 2024. O masses of our heroic people: . . . |

Speak Out Now (2024-05-16). Friday 5/17: Berkeley: Banner drop for Palestine. indybay.org I-80 Pedestrian Bridge at University Ave in Berkeley…

Allan Fisher (2024-05-16). Thursday 5/16: Palestine Solidarity protest – support the UCSC student encampment. indybay.org corner of Bay and High Streets, Santa Cruz (at entrance to UC Santa Cruz)…

Phil Pasquini (2024-05-16). Southeast Asian Financial Scams Can Begin with a "Simple" Text. indybay.org It may start out ubiquitous, but those innocent or inquiring text messages from unknown numbers that suddenly appear on your phone saying "Hello" or "Is this Stephanie's phone number?" are a disaster lurking in disguise. Not to be left out of the equation, too, are Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media platforms that offer ads promising jobs working from home and investment opportunities, along with access to online gambling that are all part of scams run by Southeast Asian transnational crime syndicates.

Speak Out Now (2024-05-16). Friday 5/17: Banner drop for Palestine. indybay.org I-80 Pedestrian Bridge at University Ave in Berkeley…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2024-05-16). A Brutal Punishment: Australia's Sentencing of David McBride. asia-pacificresearch.com

albawaba (2024-05-16). Gold prices in Riyadh Today 16 May 2024. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Gold prices in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today, Thursday, May 16, opened at 8,954.59 per ounce, according to saudigoldprice.com.24-karat gold prices in Riyadh Today: The price per gram of 24-karat gold in Saudi stood at SAR 287.90 today.22-karat gold rates in KSA Today: The price per gram of 22-karat gold in Saudi stood at SAR 263.91 early today.21-karat gold prices in Saudi Arabia Today: The price per gram of 21-karat gold in KSA stood at SAR 251.91 at the start of the business day, today.18-karat gold rates in KSA Today: The price per gram of 18-karat gold in Saudi o…

albawaba (2024-05-16). Gold prices in Qatar Today Thursday, May 16, 2024. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Gold prices in Doha, Qatar, today, Thursday, May 16 opened at QR 8,691.92 per ounce, according to Qatar-goldprice.com24-karat gold rates in Qatar Today: The price per gram of 24-karat gold in Doha stood at QR 279.45 today.22-karat gold prices in Doha Today: The price per gram of 22-karat gold in Qatar stood at QR 256.16 early today.21-karat gold rates in the Emirate of Qatar Today: The price per gram of 21-karat gold in Qatar stood at QR 244.52 at the start of the business day, today.18-karat gold prices in Doha Today: The price per gram of 18-karat gold in Doha opened at QR…

albawaba (2024-05-16). Gold prices in Jordan Today 16 May, Thursday. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – Gold prices in Amman, Jordan today opened at a selling price of JOD 1,692.721 per ounce, Thursday, May 16, not including taxes and fees.24-karat gold prices in Amman Today: The price per gram of 24-karat gold in Jordan stood at JOD 54.424 today.22-karat gold rates in Jordan Today: The price per gram of 22-karat gold in the Kingdom of Jordan stood at JOD 49.889 early today.21-karat gold prices in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Today: The price per gram of 21-karat gold in Jordan stood at JOD 47.621 at the start of the business day, today.18-karat gold rates in Amman Today: T…

albawaba (2024-05-16). Gold prices in Dubai Today Thursday, May 16, 2024. albawaba.com ALBAWABA — Gold prices in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today, Thursday, May 16, opened at a selling price of AED 8,763.56 per ounce, according to UAEgoldprices.com.24-karat gold rates in UAE Today: The price per gram of 24-karat gold in UAE stood at AED 281.76 today.22-karat gold prices in Dubai Today : The price per gram of 22-karat gold in UAE stood at AED 258.28 early today, May 16.21-karat gold rates in Dubai Today: The price per gram of 21-karat gold in UAE stood at AED 246.54 at the start of business today.18-karat gold prices in UAE Today: The price per gram of 18…

albawaba (2024-05-16). Iraq bans eye color change in cosmetic center. albawaba.com ALBAWABA The Iraqi Medical Association has officially decided to prohibit the performance of eye color change procedures by cosmetic surgeons, restricting them solely to specialized ophthalmologists. This decision was made based on scientific reports from Iraqi universities, affirming that such procedures pose health risks and are unauthorized for cosmetic purposes.In an official statement, the association emphasized that the use of laser or intraocular lens implantation to change eye color violates laws and poses health risks.ÿ®ŸäŸÜ ŸÖÿ§ŸäÿØ…

Rhoda Wilson (2024-05-16). A call for people worldwide to stand with Japan against WHO's public health dictatorship. expose-news.com On Monday, a press conference was held to launch a Japanese national movement against WHO's pandemic plans. Organisers also announced a protest against WHO's plans to take place on 31 May, the …

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2024-05-16). Ukraine Using Outdated Vietnam-era Air War Strategy Against Russians. globalresearch.ca

latintimes (2024-05-16). Asian Markets Track Wall St Records After US Inflation Data. latintimes.com The 3.4% clip in April consumer prices was in line with forecasts but down from March and capped a run of three straight months above estimates that forced investors to reel in their rate cut hopes.

Liberation Staff (2024-05-16). UAW 4811 authorizes strike across UC campuses defending right to protest for Palestine. liberationnews.org On May 15, 2024 — the 76th anniversary of the Nakba — UAW 4811 members across the University of California took the historic step to authorize a strike in defense of workers' rights to peacefully protest in support of Palestine.

MEE correspondent (2024-05-16). Iranian press review: Male fans barred from football stadiums. middleeasteye.net Iranian press review: Male fans barred from football stadiums | Meanwhile, Tehran attempts to re-establish ties with Cairo, and a prominent academic is jailed on propaganda charges
| | Female fans at a football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the ca…

Staff (2024-05-16). Are you drugged or dead? Mahua Moitra asks EC amid Amit Shah's remarks. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Staff Trinamool Congress candidate Mahua Moitra slammed the Election Commission of India (ECI) over not taking action against Union home minister Amit Shah for his "Mullah, Madrasa, Mafia" remarks against chief minister Mamata Banerjee led West Bengal government. "'Mullah, Madrasa, Mafia' -Amit Shah defines 'Mamata's Bengal' in mtng. @ECISVEEP are you drugged …

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-16). Ambassador to Mongolia lectures on Cuba-US relations and blockade. plenglish.com Ulaanbaatar, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to Mongolia, Jorge Ferrer, delivered a lecture on Cuba-United States relations and the effects of the US blockade on the Cuban people, besides Mongolian citizens and companies due to its extraterritoriality, diplomatic sources informed on Thursday.

Alina Ramos Martin (2024-05-16). India highlights validity of José Martí's universal thought. plenglish.com New Delhi, May 16 (Prensa Latina) The screening here of the film El Ojo del Canario highlighted the validity of the universal thought of the National Hero of Cuba, José Martí, on the 129th anniversary of his death.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-05-16). China and Pakistan boost bilateral relations. plenglish.com Beijing, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Pakistan's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Ishaq Dar, arrived in China to review the development of joint projects, mainly those related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, it was announced today.

VINS (2024-05-16). Promises to Women Health Activists in India Not Yet Met Despite ASHA Strike Suspension. projectcensored.org In March 2024, a 21-day strike by Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers ended in Maharashtra, a state in the western peninsula of India, as health ministers announced an increase in salaries. However, some of these promises have been made only verbally, leading ASHA workers to question whether the state…

VINS (2024-05-16). Demand for University by Women in One of India's Poorest Districts. projectcensored.org Nearly 15,000 women in the age group 16-24 years wrote to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in February 2024 to demand a dedicated university in their district, Nuh. This is not a new ask; the girls have written to the chief minister as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Maria Calvo (2024-05-16). Cadena Hotelera india patrocina vuelos internos en Cuba. radiohc.cu La Habana, 16 mayo (RHC) La cadena hotelera india MGM Muthu Hotels realizará vuelos domésticos en Cuba con aerolínea propia para favorecer el turismo, significó hoy un reporte oficial, señaló hoy el diario Granma.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-05-16). Cubanas dominan en Torneo Centroamericano de Ajedrez. radiohc.cu La Habana, 16 may (JIT).- Cuatro jugadoras cubanas encabezadas por la pinareña Yerisbel Miranda marcan el paso en el Campeonato Centroamericano Femenino de Ajedrez 2024, con sede en Villa Clara.

tvbrics (2024-05-16). Jameh Mosque of Saveh is inscribed on UNESCO's Tentative List of World Heritage Sites. tvbrics.com Jameh Mosque of Saveh is a proud testimony of Iran's rich cultural heritage…

tvbrics (2024-05-16). Saudi Arabia conducts oil spill response drills. tvbrics.com Emergency services use satellites and special modelling software…

DPA (2024-05-16). Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelensky cancels foreign trips amid Russian gains around Kharkiv. scmp.com The leader was due to visit Spain and Portugal, but the visits are on hold as Kyiv faces what analysts describe as one of its most perilous moments in the war.

WSWS (2024-05-16). Port workers and an academic in Sri Lanka call for the immediate release of Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk. wsws.org The Colombo Port Workers Action Committee urges all port workers and also youth and who value democratic rights come forward to campaign for the release of comrade Bogdan Syrotiuk.

unitedEditor (2024-05-16). What is behind the protests in Armenia? uwidata.com In Yerevan, protests have not subsided for several days demanding the resignation of Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. Protests in the Armenian capital began on May 9. Since then, every day the police detains dozens of people dissatisfied with the policies of the Pashinyan regime. A new protest leader has emerged in Armenia, leading …

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). NTEU Uni of Sydney passes historic boycott motion for Palestine. greenleft.org.au

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-16). Georgia: Parliament must drop the legislation on "transparency of foreign influence" fidh.org Georgian authorities' attempt to reintroduce the draft Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence is an attack against civil society and independent media. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT-FIDH) and the Human Rights Center call on the Parliament of Georgia to reject the adoption of this legislation, which is not compatible with the respect of the rights to freedom of association and expression.
Paris-Geneva-Tbilisi, May 7, 2024 — On May 1, 2024, the (…) | – |

ecns.cn (2024-05-16). Beijing warns Manila not to abuse fishing arrangement. ecns.cn China has warned the Philippines not to abuse its goodwill arrangement that allows Filipinos to fish with small boats in designated waters near China's Huangyan Island in the South China Sea.

Staff (2024-05-16). Vladimir Putin's state visit to China as reported by WION Indian global television. gilbertdoctorow.com It was a pleasure earlier today to discuss with WION moderator Shivan Chanana what results we may expect from the ongoing visit to China of Russian President Vladimir Putin. As you will see from this exchange and from the messages presented on the running band of text at the bottom of the screen, India's global …

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). Tim Gooden: The ACTU can and must do more for Palestine. greenleft.org.au

Steven Ganot (2024-05-16). Turkey's Average Household Size Shrinks, Age of First-Time Mothers Rises. themedialine.org

aljazeera (2024-05-16). Record-breaking India captain Sunil Chhetri to quit international football. aljazeera.com India's record goal scorer and most capped player says it's time for the country to see 'the next number nine'.

aljazeera (2024-05-16). Why are Kashmiris voting in Indian election they've long boycotted? aljazeera.com The abrogation of Kashmir's special status means many in the region see voting as the only way to be heard.

unitedEditor (2024-05-16). What is behind the protests in Armenia? unitedworldint.com In Yerevan, protests have not subsided for several days demanding the resignation of Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan. Protests in the Armenian capital began on May 9. Since then, every day the police detains dozens of people dissatisfied with the policies of the Pashinyan regime. A new protest leader has emerged in Armenia, leading …

publicbooks (2024-05-16). An Open Letter to Harvard: Concerning Protest & Palestine. publicbooks.org A group of disciplined students implore Harvard to demonstrate ethical forbearance and drop all of the dubious charges leveled against students who nonviolently protested for Palestine.

ecns.cn (2024-05-16). Rumormongers in Taiwan to face sanctions. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland will take action against Taiwan political commentators who are spreading rumors to smear the mainland, Chen Binhua, a spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said on Wednesday.

Hong Kong Free Press (2024-05-16). Google blocks access to pro-democracy protest song in Hong Kong after court ruling. globalvoices.org

Anand Naidoo (2024-05-16). The Heat: AUKUS in Asia. america.cgtn.com China says efforts to expand the AUKUS security pact will destabilize Asia and the Indo-Pacific. AUKUS, the security alliance formed by Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, is reaching out to other nations including Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Canada. | Would expansion of AUKUS bring regional instability? | Joining the discussion: |

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). Video: All I want for Mother's Day is a Free Palestine. greenleft.org.au

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-16). Exceptionally rare conjoined twins born in Indonesia possess four arms and three legs. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: Conjoined twins born in Indonesia share genitalia and have four arms and three legs, an extremely rare occurrence. Scientifically speaking, these twins are one in a two million occurrences and are referred to as ischiopagus tripus. There are very few known cases of these conjoined twins, sometimes known as "spider twins"; an account of two Indonesian boys is published in the American Journal of Case Reports. Although the twins were born in 2018, the case was just this week published in the journal.The authors stated in the American Journal of Case Reports that "the rarity of ischiopagus tripus con…

noemail (2024-05-16). Dance videos of Modi, rival turn up AI heat in India election. devdiscourse.com An AI video shows an ecstatic Narendra Modi sporting a trendy jacket and trousers, grooving on a stage to a Bollywood song as the crowd cheers. The Indian prime minister reshared the video on X, saying "such creativity in peak poll season is truly a delight."

aljazeera (2024-05-16). Jailed ex-PM Imran Khan appears before Pakistan top court by videolink. aljazeera.com The court appearance of the 71-year-old leader was not livestreamed on the court's website or aired on news channels.

UMMID (2024-05-16). After over 7 months, SC finds NewsClick founder's arrest illegal, void. ummid.com In a judgement pronounced Wednesday May 15, 2024 the Supreme Court of India ordered immediate release of NewsClick Founder and Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha from jail.

ecns.cn (2024-05-15). Chinese mainland to take legal action against smear campaigns. ecns.cn The Chinese mainland will take legal action against Taiwan political commentators spreading rumors to smear the mainland, Chen Binhua, a spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, said on Wednesday.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-16). Azerbaijan: Arbitrary detention of Anar Mammadli. fidh.org In a context of increasing crackdown on civil society in Azerbaijan, more than 30 organisations including OMCT and FIDH in the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders call for the immediate release of Anar Mammadli and urge the authorities of Azerbaijan to end reprisals against human rights defenders in the country.
We, the undersigned human rights organisations, condemn in strongest possible terms the Azerbaijani authorities' detention of Anar Mammadli, (…) | – |

Editor (2024-05-16). Conga against Homophobia and Transphobia in Cuba defends peace in Palestine. mronline.org Representatives of Cuban LGBTI activism and friends from other countries joined the parade calling for "All rights for all people", organized by the National Center for Sex Education (Cenesex) as part of the Cuban Days against Homophobia and Transphobia, May 3-18.

Prensa Latina News Agency (2024-05-16). Cuba relies on renewable energy sources. en.escambray.cu Cuba relies on developing renewable energy sources (RES), such as wind, photovoltaic, and biogas, to address the electricity generation shortages caused by the lack of fuel…

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). A clubbable admission: Palestine's case for UN membership. greenleft.org.au

APR editor (2024-05-16). Nouméa 'was on fire' — New Zealander in New Caledonia tells of unrest. asiapacificreport.nz RNZ News A New Zealand man has described scenes of chaos in the New Caledonia capital of Nouméa during the escalating civil unrest. Four people have died and hundreds have been injured during rioting by pro-independence supporters over electoral changes. French president Emmanuel Macron has declared a 12-day state of emergency and about 1200 police…

ecns.cn (2024-05-15). New Singapore PM highlights neutral stance. ecns.cn Singapore's newly installed Prime Minister Lawrence Wong is set to maintain the city-state's policy of "hedge diplomacy" and neutrality in international relations and focus on sustaining its development, analysts said.

UMMID (2024-05-16). 2024 Election 4th Phase: West Bengal, Andhra, MP record highest voters turnout. ummid.com The 4th poll of the 2024 Parliamentary Elections in India Monday May 13, 2024 ended with an overall polling percentage of 67.25%, the Election Commission of India said.

ecns.cn (2024-05-16). China, Pakistan vow to deepen cooperation. ecns.cn China and Pakistan have reiterated their commitment to further deepening cooperation in various fields and jointly responding to risks and challenges to enrich their all-weather strategic cooperative partnership.

Peoples Dispatch (2024-05-16). NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha to be released on bail after arrest ruled illegal. mronline.org Police charged Prabir and NewsClick with colluding with foreign powers to sabotage India on the basis of a New York Times "hit piece" published in August 2023 which targeted several other anti-war organizations in the U.S. as well.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-16). Georgia: International solidarity with Georgian civil society. fidh.org More than forty-five human rights organisations from around the world, including FIDH and OMCT within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, signed a letter in solidarity with Georgian civil society, condemning the efforts of the Georgian government to introduce the law on the transparency of foreign influence.
As human rights defenders across the globe, we are deeply troubled by efforts of the Georgian government to stifle civil society voices (…) | – |

Associated Press (2024-05-16). Warsaw shopping centre fire inflicts tragedy on Poland's Vietnamese community. scmp.com A fire destroyed the Marywilska 44 shopping centre, home to some 1,400 shops or services in an industrial area on Warsaw's northern edge. Hundreds of the businesses there were run by people from Vietnam.

aljazeera (2024-05-16). How India is racing against time to save the endangered red panda. aljazeera.com 101 East reveals how India is fighting to conserve its population of one of the world's rarest animals.

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). 76 years since the Nakba, protesters say 'Free, free Palestine'. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-05-16). Nick Riemer: 'Keep mobilising for Palestine, for as long as it takes'. greenleft.org.au

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-16). Saudi Arabia: Call for lifting the arbitrary travel ban imposed on women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul and her family. fidh.org

UMMID (2024-05-16). Mustafa Suleyman — A Beacon for Muslim Youth. ummid.com Mustafa Suleyman is a Syrian-born British citizen, about whom Microsoft's former chief Bill Gates said: "Watch his work, he can become a big name in the world of technology".

Arzu Geybullayeva (2024-05-16). Turkey joins the ranks of countries considering a foreign agent law. globalvoices.org Anyone can be labeled an agent of influence Originally published on Turkey, following in the

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-05-16). Rebeldes hutíes atacan buque destructor de EE.UU. en mar Rojo. telesurtv.net Las Fuerzas Armadas de Yemen también llevaron a cabo un ataque contra el barco Destiny, navío mercante que se dirigía hacia Israel.

Maria Calvo (2024-05-16). Embajador de Cuba en Mongolia diserta sobre relaciones de EEUU y su país. radiohc.cu Ulán Bator, 16 mayo (RHC) El embajador Jorge Ferrer disertó en conferencia en la Escuela de Relaciones Internacionales y Administración Pública de la Universidad Nacional, sobre las relaciones Cuba-Estados Unidos y las afectaciones del bloqueo al pueblo cubano, informaron hoy fuentes diplomáticas.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-05-16). Policía británica reprime protestas propalestinas en Glasgow. telesurtv.net La manifestación solictaba pedir el fin de la venta de armas al Estado Sionista de Israel ocurrió en una fábrica en la localidad de Thales.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN, SH, JDO (2024-05-16). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-16). Exposición "Palestina vive" (+Audio). radiohc.cu La Habana, 16 de may (RHC) La exposición "Palestina vive" fue inaugurada este miércoles en el Centro de Prensa Internacional, en La Habana para rendir homenaje a las mujeres, niños y pueblo en general, víctima del genocidio israelí.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-16). Debatirán en Cuba sobre oportunidades y desafíos de financiación. radiohc.cu La Habana, 16 may (RHC) La Conferencia sobre Financiamiento para el Desarrollo reunirá hoy en Cuba a instituciones internacionales, actores de la cooperación y organismos gubernamentales para dialogar sobre fuentes e iniciativas innovadoras para financiar el desarrollo.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-05-16). øQuiénes son los candidatos presidenciales de República Dominicana. telesurtv.net ¿De qué fuerzas políticas proceden los nueve aspirantes presidenciales y cuáles son sus principales proyecciones de Gobierno?

Sushovan Dhar (2024-05-16). India : popular movements, not elections, will bring transformative change. cadtm.org With the exception of a brief period, India has been more fortunate than many other nations in being able to maintain parliamentary rule over the last 77 years. With 900 million voters—more than the populations of Europe and Australia put together—the Indian elections are hailed as the largest exhibition and celebration of democracy. The nation's economic growth over the past 30 years —one of the fastest in the world—also makes the elections noteworthy on a global scale.
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Yorgos Mitralias (2024-05-16). The student movement for Palestine is now spreading everywhere, inspiring resistance to the barbarism of our times… cadtm.org

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-16). Israeli media on Hezbollah drone strike on Ilaniya Base: Infiltration of the explosive-laden drones into the Israeli depths is a serious failure. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-16). Israeli media: Smoke rises as a huge salvo of rockets were fired from Lebanon at Meron. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-16). Israeli media: Two missiles fired from Lebanon towards Mattat in Western Galilee. english.almanar.com.lb

newarab (2024-05-16). Syrian refugee in Jordan on hunger strike to end deportation. newarab.com Atia Mohamad Abu Salem, a 24-year-old Jordanian authorities arrested Abu Salem and a Jordanian friend on 9 Apri…

newarab (2024-05-16). Palestinian surgeon Ghassan Abu Sittah travel ban overturned. newarab.com In a social media post, pro-Palestine legal rights group the International Centre of Justice for Palestinians (ICJP) announced that the organisation, alongside lawyer Alexander Gorski and the European Legal Support Centre, have successfully challenged the travel restriction. | The la…

newarab (2024-05-16). Israeli defence chief challenges Netanyahu over post-war Gaza plans. newarab.com Israeli Prime Minister The televised statement by Defence Minister

newarab (2024-05-16). Israel says five troops killed in north Gaza 'friendly fire'. newarab.com Israel's military said Thursday that five soldiers had been killed by friendly fire in The troops were killed on Wednesday at 7 pm (1600 GMT) in the area of The latest fatalities take to 278 the number of Israeli troops killed since the start of Israel's gro…

newarab (2024-05-16). Why have the Al-Fajr Forces joined the fight against Israel. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-16). UN confirms Gaza death toll is mostly women and children. newarab.com Women and children make up at least 56 percent of the thousands killed in the UN agencies have since the beginning of the Gaza war in October relied on death tolls provided by the health ministry in the besieged territory. | The health ministry said Tuesday that at least 35,173 people have been killed in the territory due to Israeli…

newarab (2024-05-16). Israel kills Hezbollah 'commander' after spy balloon downed. newarab.com A In a statement, the Iran-backed Shia group mourned Hussein Ibrahim Makki, born in 1969, who was from the southern village of Beit Yahoun. | His role in Hezbollah was not identified by the group, but the Israeli military says he was a senior commander in Hezbollah's Southern Front unit. | The Israeli army published footage of the strike which hit Makki's car on the…

newarab (2024-05-16). Israel fears relations with Egypt could collapse over Rafah. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-16). Amnesty: Gaza displacement shows Israel's 'appalling record'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-16). Israeli extremists set fire to UNRWA HQ in East Jerusalem. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-16). Israeli forces face fierce resistance in Gaza's Jabalia camp. newarab.com Israeli forces encountered stiff resistance in Footage released by Hamas' armed wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, purportedly showed intense battles in which Palestinian fighters targeted I…

newarab (2024-05-16). White House's Sullivan to travel to Saudi Arabia and Israel. newarab.com White House national security adviser Additional details on his trip were not available. | The visit would come as the United States continues to press Israel…

newarab (2024-05-16). Jordan 'foils arms plot as caught in Iran-Israel shadow war'. newarab.com The weapons were sent by Iranian-backed militias in Syria to a cell of the Musli…

newarab (2024-05-16). Calls for festival sponsor to divest from Israel-tied firms. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-16). Israel reportedly orders ban of Al Jazeera in West Bank. newarab.com Israel's Defense Minister According to Israel's Army Radio, Gallant had instructed army chief Herzi Halevi to impose the ban on the Qatari news broadcaster, following a previous ban in T…

newarab (2024-05-16). Chef Rubio 'attacked by pro-Israel mob' after Gaza activism. newarab.com Prominent Italian chef Gabriele Rubini, better known as In a series of posts on X, the rugby player-turned-chef, said a gang of six men waited outside of his home and cut the wires to the security gate…

newarab (2024-05-16). Shocking photo shows medics rounded up by Israel at Al-Shifa. newarab.com The Israeli army has published a harrowing photo from its recent assault on Ramy Abdu, Chairman of human rights group Euro-Med, shared the image on X , identifying at least two of the detained men. | The photo shows ten visibly frightened men huddled together and wearing the notorious white detainee jump suits, used by the Israeli military in Gaza, with numbered banner…

newarab (2024-05-16). Sliman Mansour on Fathi Ghaben, Gaza and art during war. newarab.com Since the start of Israel's "I haven't been able to produce much art," he tells The New Arab. "I have only made three or four paintings in the last couple of months. Usually, I do much more, but then I listen to the news and it becomes hard to concentrate." | It was only at the en…

newarab (2024-05-16). Israeli kills Gaza journalist Mahmoud Juhjouh and family. newarab.com Juhjouh was killed in the Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood of Gaza City, when a bomb struck his family home. | The journalist worked for the Palestine Post Network. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says that at least 103 journalists have been killed in Is…

newarab (2024-05-16). Gaza: Five Israeli soldiers killed, US completes aid pier. newarab.com The US military finished installing a Separately on Thursday, the Israeli military said that five soldiers had been killed by friendly fire a day earlier in the

newarab (2024-05-16). Ilan Pappe interrogated at US airport for 2 hours over Gaza. newarab.com The author of 'The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine', which examines the violent events during the 1948 creation of Israel, wrote on Facebook…

newarab (2024-05-16). Is Harvard University set to fully divest from Israel. newarab.com A pro-Gaza encampment at Since the first mass arrests at

newarab (2024-05-16). UN launches probe into first international staff killed by strike in Rafah. newarab.com The The staffer, a retired Indian Army officer named Waibhav…

newarab (2024-05-16). Yemeni security forces deploy in Aden as anger simmers over power outages. newarab.com Yemeni authorities deployed security forces and armored vehicles across the port city of Aden Wednesday, as protesters were expected to take to the streets in the latest in a series of protests over hours-long For several days, hundreds of demonstrators in three central districts of Aden blocked roads and set tires on fire, protesting electricity shortages as temperatures soared to 40 degrees Celsius. | On Monday and Tuesday, security forces…

newarab (2024-05-16). Greece arrests suspected criminal gang leader wanted by Turkey. newarab.com Greek police have arrested a Turkish national, the suspected leader of a criminal group wanted by Ankara for a range of crimes including manslaughter, Greek police and intelligence sources said on Wednesday. | Police acted on an international warrant and arrested the 29-year old man on Friday last week following an initial tipoff by the Turkish intelligence service. | The man was named…

newarab (2024-05-16). Erdogan says 1,000 Hamas members treated in Turkey hospitals. newarab.com Erdogan made the comments in a meeting with

newarab (2024-05-16). Iran lawmakers back switch to Friday—Saturday weekend. newarab.com The legislation, which still requires a green light from constitutional watchdog the

newarab (2024-05-16). Amsterdam pro-Palestine protests: Dutch students speak out. newarab.com launch camps in support of Gaza, attention is drawn to the young individuals defying the odds to express solidarity. | On Monday 6 May, a group of protesters The current roster includes the UvA,

newarab (2024-05-16). Progressive Muslim challenges US Congress incumbent on Gaza. newarab.com Imraan Siddiqi, the son of Indian immigrants to the US, has been involved in civil rights most of his life — from seeing racial inequality in the South to…

newarab (2024-05-16). Amsterdam pro-Palestine protests: Dutch students speak out. newarab.com As hundreds of students from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) in the Netherlands On Monday 6 May, a group of protesters

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). ICJ to hear South Africa's call to halt Israel's Rafah offensive. presstv.ir South Africa will ask the International Court of Justice to order Israel to halt Rafah offensive.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Yemen's army hits vessel, US warship in latest pro-Palestine operation. presstv.ir An army statement said Yemen will continue operations in solidarity with the Palestinian people until the genocide in Gaza stops.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). 'Biden has blood on his hands': First Jewish staffer resigns over Gaza war. presstv.ir A Jewish-American Biden political appointee has publicly resigned in protest of the administration's funding of the Israeli genocide of Palestinians in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Senior Hezbollah field commander killed in Israeli strike on southern Lebanon. presstv.ir A high-ranking field commander of Hezbollah has been killed in an Israeli airstrike against his vehicle in the southern Lebanese city of Tyre.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Gazans search rubble for survivors after Israeli strikes on Jabalia. presstv.ir Gazans search through the rubble for survivors following Israeli strikes on Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). European trio warned after deploying warplanes to defend Israel against Iran op. presstv.ir Iranian commander warns the UK, Germany, and France after the trio deployed their warplanes to defend the Israeli regime against Iran's retaliatory operation.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Israel removal from our land inevitable: Haniyeh on Nakba anniv. presstv.ir Hamas' Political Bureau chief expresses certainty regarding the Israeli regime's eventual removal from the entirety of the Palestinian territories.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Hamas marks Nakba Day, says Israel failed to achieve goals in Gaza. presstv.ir Hamas, in marking the Nakba Day, has hailed the "epic" resistance against the Israeli war machine.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Students set up tent camp at Turin university in support of Palestinians. presstv.ir Dozens of pro-Palestinian students set up an encampment at Turin Polytechnic University to protest Israel's war in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Erdogan: 'Terrorist' Israel will 'set sights' on Turkey if Hamas is defeated. presstv.ir The Turkish president was speaking at the parliamentary group meeting in Ankara.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Hezbollah hits base of giant spy blimp in 'deepest strike' against Israel. presstv.ir Israel says Hezbollah has attacked a sensitive military facility from which a giant spy balloon, known as Sky Dew, is operated.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Five Israeli troops killed in 'friendly fire' in Gaza. presstv.ir Five Israeli soldiers have been killed by an Israeli tank friendly fire in the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Army commander: Iran to respond directly to threats from Israel. presstv.ir Iran will respond directly to any threat originating from the Zionist regime, Army Ground Forces Commander Brigadier General Kiumars Heydari says, in the Islamic Republic's latest warning to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Hezbollah retaliates heavily against Israel after cmdr. assassination. presstv.ir Hezbollah launches a raft of strikes against several Israeli targets after the regime's assassination of one of the movement's senior field commanders.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Pro-Palestine activists protest against UK arms shipments to Israel. presstv.ir They say the British weapons industry has been cashing in on Israel's genocidal campaign in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Duke University commencement speech prompts walkout over speaker's Israel support. presstv.ir Dozens of students leave Duke University's commencement ceremony over speaker's support for Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Biden poised to send more arms to Israel as Rafah situation worsens. presstv.ir The US administration informed Congress it intends to transfer $1 billion in weapons to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). AFC backs Palestine's bid for Israel suspension from FIFA over Gaza war. presstv.ir The AFC supports Palestine's proposal to suspend Israel from FIFA due to the regime's criminal war in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Israel 'creates illusion' of civilian protection in Gaza: UN rapporteur. presstv.ir Francesca Albanese says Israel's use of terms from international humanitarian law create the "illusion that its military operations ensure protection of civilians."

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Israeli drone strike kills, injures dozens of internet seekers in Gaza. presstv.ir The strike hit a gathering of civilians trying to connect to the internet on the Jalaa street of Gaza City.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Iraq's resistance hits 'vital targets' in Israeli-occupied territories. presstv.ir The Islamic Resistance in Iraq has been conducting many such attacks on Israeli targets since early October.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Police clash with pro-Palestine protesters at Amsterdam University. presstv.ir Video posted on social media showed police in riot gear clashing with protesters, who were shouting: "Shame on you."

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). North Korean leader inspects missile launcher vehicles. presstv.ir Footage released by North Korea's official KCTV shows Kim Jong-un inspecting missile launcher vehicles.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). US campus protests continue despite mass arrests. presstv.ir Pro-Palestine encampments at US universities continue to grow, exposing the widespread hypocrisy, violence and pro-imperialist sentiment at US institutions of higher learning.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Police scuffle with pro-Palestine protesters at Amsterdam university. presstv.ir Police moved in to end a pro-Palestine protest at the University of Amsterdam.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Nasrallah underlines unity among resistance groups until al-Aqsa Storm goals achieved. presstv.ir Nasrallah underscores the significance of unity among resistance groups until achieving final victory in Operation al-Aqsa Storm.

presstv.ir (2024-05-16). Iran says ready to share nuclear expertise with all countries. presstv.ir The AEOI spokesman voices the country's preparedness to share its nuclear achievements with other states, including neighboring and Muslim ones.

hindustantimes (2024-05-16). Cargo Ship Tried To Fool Houthis To Go To Israel, But Then…: Yemeni Group's Claim | Gaza | Red Sea. hindustantimes.com Yemen's Houthi group, on May 15, claimed double attacks on vessels in the Red Sea. Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Saree claimed an attack on a U.S. Navy Destroyer ship. Saree added that the commercial ship that came under attack was identified as 'Destiny'. The Houthi Spokesperson did not specify the date when the two ships were targeted. Watch for more.

hindustantimes (2024-05-16). Hamas Has The Last Laugh: Netanyahu 'Shuts Down' Israeli Defence Min's Post-war Gaza Plan Dare. hindustantimes.com Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has defended not having a plan for post-war Gaza after he was publicly challenged by his defence minister Yoav Gallant. Netanyahu said that no excuses should be made and the current focus of the war should be eliminating Hamas. Earlier Yoav Gallant in a televised speech said, "I call on the prime minister to announce that Israel will not rule over Gaza militarily. An alternative to Hamas governance should be established … Indecision will erode the military gains (of the war)." Meanwhile, Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh said that the Palestinian militant group will decide on post-war Gaz…

hindustantimes (2024-05-16). Israel Economy To Suffer Due To Rafah Op? Tel Aviv's Biggest Trading Partner's Veiled Warning | EU. hindustantimes.com The European Union has urged Israel to end its military operation in Rafah. EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell said that IDF's Rafah operation would "inevitably put a heavy strain" on the bloc's relationship with Israel. This comes a week after Israel launched a 'limited operation' in Gaza's Rafah city. Watch for more.

hindustantimes (2024-05-16). Hezbollah Revenge: Drone Swarm Pounds Military Base Deep Inside Israel, IDF Retaliates In Baalbek. hindustantimes.com Hezbollah carried out its second deepest strike into Israel's territory this year with a swarm of drones. Hezbollah said that the drone strike was revenge for Israel's recent assassinations. On May 15, Hezbollah launched a swarm of drones which damaged part of a surveillance system used by the Israeli Air Force at military base west of Tiberias. Israel hit back with Lebanese media claiming that IDF launched largest-ever airstrikes on Lebanon's Baalbek region. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-16). Erdogan's Big Prediction On Israel's Next Move If It Defeats Hamas; 'Will Set Sights On…' | Watch. hindustantimes.com Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a stark warning over Israel's post-Gaza war plans. Erdogan warned that Israel will "set its sights" on Turkey if it succeeds in defeating the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip. His warning came during his address at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey on May 15. He further reiterated his support for Hamas, calling it a 'Liberation Group.' Watch this to know more.

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2024-05-10: News Headlines

Ryan McCarty, Left Voice. (2024-05-10). University Of Michigan Protestors Keep Focus On Genocide In Gaza. popularresistance.org It's hard to believe that the encampment at the University of Michigan where students are protesting the university's financial complicity in the ongoing genocide in Gaza is only two weeks old. Since establishing the encampment, the broad coalition, led mostly by graduate student organizers but supported by undergrads, faculty and staff, and community members, has grown tremendously. Over the last two weeks they have increased their actions, demanding the University divest from companies that profit from Israel's occupation of Palestine and war on Gaza. | Over the last two weeks, camp activity has prioritized edu…

News Desk, The Cradle. (2024-05-10). European Campuses Erupt In Protest Over Gaza Genocide. popularresistance.org More European college campuses have erupted in protest over Israel's war on the Gaza Strip, as the massive pro-Palestine movement at US universities continues to inspire students worldwide. According to a police statement, 169 people were detained on Monday evening and early Tuesday at the University of Amsterdam. | Clashes with police and arrests have taken place as campuses in the Netherlands, Germany, France, and Austria broke out this week. | Hundreds of protesters resumed a demonstration at the University of Amsterdam on the evening of 7 May, a day after Dutch riot police stormed the protest site and violent…

Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. (2024-05-10). US Senators Play Schoolyard Bully Against International Criminal Court. popularresistance.org Despite the fact that the United States is not a member nation of the International Criminal Court (ICC), that organization has been under its sway from its inception. The ICC has only prosecuted Africans and a few Serbians who were accused of war crimes during the NATO-engineered breakup of the former Yugoslavia. The ICC has never issued an arrest warrant for Israel's many documented war crimes. | After Israeli officials publicly expressed concern that the ICC might issue arrest warrants for Benjamin Netanyahu and other high-ranking Israeli officials, U.S. pressure began in earnest. Recently a letter to the ICC…

Ceasefire Postcards (2024-05-10). Saturday 5/11: Ceasefire Postcards Pop-Up. indybay.org Heyma Yemeni Coffee, 1122 University Ave, Berkeley, CA…

WSWS (2024-05-10). Australia: Unions at May Day rally cover up Labor's complicity in Gaza genocide. wsws.org Speakers at the Sydney rally once again promoted the fraud that the federal Labor government that has backed Israel's barbaric war for seven months can be pressured to change course.

Leon Kunstenaar (2024-05-10). All Out for Rapha Rally at UCB. indybay.org Thousands answer call as Israel continues the genocide with attack on starving and bombed out Palestinians…

Jeffrey St. Clair (2024-05-10). Medicide in Gaza: the Killing of Dr. Adnan al-Bursh. counterpunch.org Adnan Al-Bursh was intelligent, humane, and committed. He could speak multiple languages. He saw and could explain the ravages of the occupation and the horrors of the war. He was exactly the kind of person, like the still imprisoned Marwan Barghouti, Israel has always feared might become a leader of the Palestinian people. For that reason, he was also exactly the kind of person Israel has been targeting for elimination under the cover of its bombardment and invasion of Gaza.

Reuters (2024-05-10). Israel ready to stand alone in Gaza, Netanyahu says in veiled Biden rebuff over weapons delay. scmp.com Israel's prime minister struck a defiant tone against US President Joe Biden after the US withheld a shipment of bombs as a warning to its top Middle East ally not to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah.

Angela (2024-05-10). Sunday 5/19: Voices from the Holy Land Online Film Salon: "Behind US and Israeli Headlines" indybay.org Zoom | Tinyurl.com/VFHL-May2024…

latintimes (2024-05-10). Israel Hits Gaza After Truce Talks End. latintimes.com Israel launched fresh strikes in the Gaza Strip Friday after negotiators pursuing a long-stalled truce agreement left talks in Cairo without having secured a deal.

Associated Press,Reuters (2024-05-10). Israel-Gaza war: 110,000 have fled Rafah as Netanyahu vows to widen assault despite Biden's warning to withhold arms. scmp.com The UN says more than 100,000 people have fled Rafah in recent days, as the southern Gaza city is under threat of a full-scale Israeli ground invasion.

Yael Freidson (2024-05-10). In first, Israel's High Court orders police to investigate illegal settlement activity in West Bank. haaretz.com The decision was made in response to a petition from 2018 demanding that a regional council in the West Bank investigate illegal construction in its jurisdiction; the government didn't deny that illegal construction was carried out…

bwitanek (2024-05-10). CUNY $4M Contract Outsourcing Security to Israeli Trained Goon Service — Modern Day High Tech Pinkertons! ARMED GOONS FOR HIRE OFF OUR CAMPUSES! No to Privatized Campus Fascism! fightbackbetter.com An insidious development that CUNY is expending $4 million in a contract just announced today. They hired an armed security…

Reuters (2024-05-10). Who are Israel's main weapons suppliers and who has halted exports? scmp.com The wartime destruction of Gaza and killing of thousands has highlighted the role of the United States, Israel's biggest arms supplier.

Yossi Verter (2024-05-10). Netanyahu boasts about Israel standing alone, then loses America. haaretz.com 'If we don't defend ourselves, nobody will. And if we must stand alone, we'll stand alone,' the prime minister said this week. The arrogance of these remarks, as if Israel could 'stand alone,' is comparable only to his inherent ungratefulness to America…

Anshel Pfeffer (2024-05-10). Israel's foundational conflict is playing out in the Gaza war. haaretz.com Next week, Israel somberly marks its independence, a triumph of Zionism that should have settled its meaning. So why do the arguments persist?

Melvin Goodman (2024-05-10). Washington Post's David Ignatius Remains Clueless About the Middle East. counterpunch.org It's difficult to imagine an Israeli war in the Middle East that allowed any Arab country to claim victory. The history of the Middle East over the past 75 years has been a history of war, and the Israelis have been the overwhelming victor in each and every one of them. Israel's War of Independence in 1948 marked an overwhelming victory for the Israelis; it created the profound antagonisms that have marked Israeli relations with the Arab states over the past 75 years. The United States and Israel over the years have indulged in a dialogue about a "peace process," but Arab refugees have known neither "peace" nor "

Amos Harel (2024-05-10). Biden's 'doomsday weapon' threat to Israel is no false alarm. haaretz.com The U.S. president's threat to halt shipments of offensive arms to Israel may erode the army's prowess in the north ‚ñ The gaps in the talks on a hostage deal aren't immense but largely depend on political considerations ‚ñ Netanyahu is playing into Sinwar's hands, and Hamas is regaining control of the Strip…

newleftreview (2024-05-10). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

Arjun Singh (2024-05-10). Why Does America Provide So Much Support To Israel? levernews.com

Agence France-Presse (2024-05-10). Gaza war: Israel qualifies for Eurovision final amid protest about its participation. scmp.com Singer Eden Golan secured her spot with a performance of 'Hurricane', as thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators rallied in Sweden's Malmo.

Agence France-Presse (2024-05-10). Israel-Gaza war: Trump accuses Joe Biden of siding with Hamas over US president's warning to halt arms shipments. scmp.com Donald Trump said "What Biden is doing with respect to Israel is disgraceful," in reference to the president's threat to stop sending weapons to Israel as it wages war against the Palestinian militant group in Gaza.

WSWS (2024-05-10). 33 people arrested as George Washington University pro-Palestinian encampment is broken up by police. wsws.org The crushing of the GWU encampment is part of a nationwide counter-offensive against student protests as the Israeli government prepares to enter and annihilate the remnants of survivors in the city of Rafah.

(2024-05-10). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org

Peoples Dispatch (2024-05-10). Israel reacts with fury as Biden halts some weapons shipments to Zionist state. peoplesdispatch.org The US has finally begun to halt weapons shipments to Israel, marking a notable policy shift, in response to the Israeli Occupation Forces' ground incursions in Rafah and continued threats of a full-blown invasion. Last week, Biden halted shipments of 1,800 2,000-pound bombs and 1,700 500-pound bombs to Israel over concerns that they would be used in an invasion. Biden has threatened to halt "the weapons that have been used historically to deal with Rafah," if Israel "enters Rafah," Biden said on Wednesday, despite the fact that Israel has already entered Rafah and has been conducting airstrikes on civilians in R…

bwitanek (2024-05-10). MIT Students Arrested Protesting Hosting of $11M Israel Drone Program — 23 Suspended — Press Release from SAGE @ MIT 5/9/2024. fightbackbetter.com Press Release from organizers of SAGE @ MIT | Published Thursday, May 9 @ 11PM MIT suspends, evicts, and arrests their…

Danna Frank (2024-05-10). 'For the first time I don't want to speak Hebrew on the streets of Vienna'. haaretz.com This week at Ben Gurion Airport: An Austrian biblical archaeologist travels to Israel for business and pleasure, and two Russian pilgrims head to Jerusalem to celebrate a birthday in a holy way…

teleSUR (2024-05-10). Swedes Reject Israeli Participation in Eurovision Song Contest. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, thousands of Swedes marched through the streets of Malmà∂, the venue for the 2024 edition of Eurovision, to demand the expulsion of Israel from the music festival. | RELATED: | Hours before the Israeli participant took the stage in the second semi-final of the competition, citizens gathered in downtown Malmà∂ called by "Stop Israel For Peace and For a Free Palestine," a platform that brings together o…

tn.ai (2024-05-10). Yemeni Forces Strike Israeli-Linked Ships in Support of Palestine. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Yemeni Armed Forces spokesperson said on Thursday that the army's naval, air, and missile units have initiated strikes on three vessels associated with the Israeli regime, as part of a maritime operation in solidarity with Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

MEE staff (2024-05-10). Netanyahu vows to 'fight with fingernails' after Biden's arms supply warning. middleeasteye.net Netanyahu vows to 'fight with fingernails' after Biden's arms supply warning | Israeli prime minister says his country can 'stand alone' in the war on Gaza as his forces enter Rafah | | Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a ceremony marking Holocaust Remembrance Day on 5 May (AFP…

latintimes (2024-05-10). Thwarted By US, Palestinians Look To UN General Assembly. latintimes.com After a US veto foiled the Palestinians' drive for full UN membership, the General Assembly is expected on Friday to grant them some additional rights in the global body — a symbolic win that has already irked Israel.

WSWS (2024-05-10). Israel expands attacks throughout Rafah, intensifying catastrophic humanitarian conditions. wsws.org Media reports provided extensive coverage to comments by US President Joe Biden late Wednesday that the US would not provide large bombs or artillery shells for offensive operations in Rafah. However what is at stake are merely tactical differences over how best to proceed with the onslaught.

Nir Hasson (2024-05-10). Israeli demonstrators torch UNRWA East Jerusalem compound; 'extensive' damage reported. haaretz.com Police say children likely below the age of criminal responsibility committed the act, and said they'd investigate further as UNRWA demands Israel restore 'proper security'; The agency's chief instructed to shutter the compound, saying its workers' lives are at risk…

Tom Hussain (2024-05-10). Israel-Gaza war: will US decision to withhold weapons supplies stop assault on 'red line' Rafah? scmp.com Israel's vow to 'go it alone' masks the potentially decisive impact delays in weapons delivery will have on Gaza war and ability to mount an offensive against Hezbollah.

(2024-05-10). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. Mohamed Mandour

Staff (2024-05-10). Report: Israeli army tanks surround east Rafah, forces capture city's main road. haaretz.com Netanyahu: We hope to overcome disagreements with Biden, but we will protect our country ‚ñ Israel-Hamas cease-fire talks in Cairo end without deal, CIA chief leaves Egyptian capital ‚ñ Three Israeli soldiers wounded in explosion near Rafah ‚ñ White House: U.S. not abandoning Israel, 'smashing into Rafah' won't help defeat Hamas ‚ñ Netanyahu admits Israeli government failed on Oct. 7: 'People weren't protected'…

MEE staff (2024-05-10). War on Gaza: Hamas steps up fighting as aid runs out under Israeli blockade. middleeasteye.net War on Gaza: Hamas steps up fighting as aid runs out under Israeli blockade | UN agencies 'scrape bottom of the barrel' while humanitarian operations face imminent closure due to fuel shortages | | A man looks on as smoke rises from a fire caused by Israeli bombardment in Rafah on 10 May 2024 (AFP)…

MEE staff (2024-05-10). Rocks, looting, protests: How Israelis are blocking Gaza-bound aid trucks. middleeasteye.net Rocks, looting, protests: How Israelis are blocking Gaza-bound aid trucks | Israeli groups are laying down stones, organising sit-ins and attacking humanitarian convoys to prevent supplies reaching besieged enclave | | Israelis gather at the Nitzana border crossing in southern Israel on 18 February 2…

Yaniv Kubovich (2024-05-10). State comptroller: Israeli military's demand to delay October 7 probe is unreasonable. haaretz.com Matanyahu Englman warned that accepting the defense establishment's position could preclude 'any oversight of the IDF for a very long time' and impede access to critical evidence…

Sonoma County for Palestine, Marin County DSA (2024-05-10). Monday 5/13: Protest Congressman Huffman's Lavish Support of Israel's War Crimes. indybay.org Outside of Lagunitas Brewery, 1280 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma…

WSWS (2024-05-10). American military planners declare: "War is peace" wsws.org In a roundtable discussion this week, former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley and Palantir CEO Alex Karp defended Israel's massacre of Palestinian civilians by advocating military brutality as a general principle.

Richard Strubben (2024-05-10). Monday 5/13: Israel Out of Rafah – Demonstration in Monterey. indybay.org Monterey Conference Center plaza. Gather at the plaza in front of the Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza, corner of Del Monte and Alvarado St. in Monterey, CA.

Pablo Ruiz Espinoza (2024-05-10). USA: Between war and the courage to negotiate. pressenza.com President Joe Biden's recent decision to approve a $95 billion military aid package for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan is very bad for the world because it assures us that conflicts and military escalation will continue, with undoubted consequences for everyone. | Before this presidential approval, DW News reported that the US House of Representatives had approved the military aid package, showing a representative speaking on the floor of the US Congress with a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin, China's Xi Jinping, and Iran's Ebrahim Raisol-Sadati on a lectern behind him. | The image more than eloquently s…

latintimes (2024-05-10). No More Bear Hugs: Biden Gives Up On Netanyahu Embrace. latintimes.com Days after the October 7 attack, Joe Biden walked onto the tarmac in Tel Aviv and offered a warm bear hug to Benjamin Netanyahu, a sign both of solid support for Israel and the US president's long relationship with the prime minister. Seven months into the devastating conflict, the gentle approach is over.

Editor (2024-05-10). Reproductive Justice is an International Human Rights Framework, So Why Are Groups Getting Pushback for Supporting Palestine? scheerpost.com

Editor (2024-05-10). Gazans Salute University Students' Uprising for Palestine. scheerpost.com

A Guest Author (2024-05-10). Oregon, coalition supports Palestine Resistance on May Day. workers.org By Jey Clayton Portland, Oregon On May Day, months of struggle and organization among a diverse group of organizations and parties bore fruit with a rally that defied expectations. At least 15 distinct groups brought out 200 people. They formed new collective bonds and built relationships in order to strengthen . . . |

Dave DeCamp (2024-05-10). Chinese Military Monitors US Warship's Transit Through Taiwan Strait. news.antiwar.com The Chinese military said that it monitored the transit of a US Navy Destroyer that sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday, which came as the US and the Philippines are conducting major drills in the region. Col. Li Xi, spokesman for the Chinese military's Eastern Theater Command, condemned the USS Halsey's transit and said …

Michael Hudson (2024-05-10). The Parallels Between Archaic Entrepots and Modern Offshore Banking Centers. counterpunch.org A discussion of the origins of urbanization may provide some insight into the character of modern social problems by highlighting the long historical dynamic at work. It may not be out of place here to point out that anti‚Äëstates are well known in the modern world, above all in what the U.S. Federal Reserve Board classifies as eleven offshore banking centers. Five such enclaves are in the Caribbean: Panama, the Netherlands Antilles (Curacao), Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the British West Indies (Cayman Islands). Three enclaves—Hong Kong, Macao, and Singapore—were founded to conduct the C…

Occupy 4 Palestine (2024-05-10). SJSU Sit-In in Solidarity with Palestine. indybay.org Students at San Jose State University are organizing a sit-in in solidarity with Palestine beginning today, May 9 from 10am to 8pm on Clark Lawn. SJSU For Gaza, an autonomous and anonymous group of students not affiliated with any clubs, announced the sit-in on social media and has released a set of demands of the university. Students also announced that Imam Amir Abdul-Malik Ali is scheduled to speak at 6: 30 PM during day one of the sit-in.

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2024-05-10). Saturday 6/22: "Searching For Kapwa" Film Screening And Discussion. indybay.org Oakland Asian Cultural Center auditorium.

South Bay Salute (2024-05-10). Olympic Black Power Statue is Site of San José State Students Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Photos by Len and Nancy…

Angela (2024-05-10). Saturday 5/11: Free virtual screening of the documentary film "Palestine is still the issue" indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Union of Agricultural Work Committees (2024-05-10). UAWC in Palestine Letter to Student and Youth Movements. indybay.org 30 April 2024…

latintimes (2024-05-10). Afghan Women Struggle Under Male Guardian Rules. latintimes.com Since the Taliban returned to power, Afghan women have been barred from going on long trips, travelling by plane or entering government buildings unless they are accompanied by a man.

latintimes (2024-05-10). Einstein And Anime: Hong Kong University Tests AI Professors. latintimes.com Using virtual reality headsets, students at a Hong Kong university travel to a pavilion above the clouds to watch an AI-generated Albert Einstein explain game theory.

latintimes (2024-05-10). Chip Giant TSMC's April Revenue Jumps 60% On-year. latintimes.com Taiwanese chip giant TSMC said on Friday that April revenue jumped nearly 60 percent on-year, riding a huge wave of demand for the advanced semiconductors used in AI hardware.

MEE staff (2024-05-10). General Assembly endorses pathway for full Palestinian statehood at UN. middleeasteye.net General Assembly endorses pathway for full Palestinian statehood at UN | UN General Assembly delivers near-unanimous approval of Palestine's qualification for full UN-member status
| | The United Nations General Assembly has voted in favour of granting 'new rights and privileges' to the state of…

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-05-10). UN General Assembly reopens debate on Palestine's accession at the UN. plenglish.com United Nations, May 10 (Prensa Latina) The UN General Assembly will vote on a draft resolution that calls for the accession of Palestine as a full member, which could position the issue again within the Security Council.

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-05-10). Syria and Russia honor 79th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War (+Photo). plenglish.com Damascus, May 10 (Prensa Latina) A joint parade of the Syrian and Russian Armed Forces took place at the Hmeimim air base, in the province of Latakia, on the occasion of the 79th anniversary of the triumph over Nazism in World War II.

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-05-10). Ambassador of Cuba highlights special brotherhood with Laos (+Photos). plenglish.com Xamneau, Laos, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban ambassador Enna Viant reaffirmed her pride in confirming that Laos is still a special brother country for Cuba nearly half a century after establishing diplomatic relations.

Redacción Chile (2024-05-10). The BRICS — Is another world possible? pressenza.com The BRICS is the name given to the group of five countries that began to form this group and to work consensually in areas such as trade, investment, technology, and finance, to promote their common interests on the world stage, seeking to counter the hegemony of other international institutions such as the G7 or the World Bank. The group was formally established in 2006 when the leaders of the member countries met in New Delhi, India. In 2010, South Africa joined the group to form what is now known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa). | By Felix Madariaga | The BRICS are seen by many as an…

teleSUR (2024-05-10). UCLA Professors Demand Amnesty for Pro-Palestine Protesters. telesurenglish.net Members of University of California faculty and staff have been calling on Gene Block, chancellor of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), to resign over the university's response to pro-Palestinian protests on campus. | RELATED: | "We will not stand by as our students are assaulted and silenced. We remain committed to protecting our students' safety and their right to protest, assemble, and speak f…

teleSUR (2024-05-10). The New School Faculty Join Pro-Palestine Encampment. telesurenglish.net Faculty members of The New School, a private university in Manhattan of New York City, the United States, set up their own pro-Palestine encampment in the lobby of the campus building near Union Square. | RELATED: | The faculty members involved in the action called for, among others, divestment from weapons manufacturing companies, dismissal of charges against student protesters and the removal of New York police on cam…

tvbrics (2024-05-10). The United Arab Emirates launches summit to discuss the future of the technology sector. tvbrics.com The events of the second FinTech Summit have started in Dubai…

Reuters (2024-05-10). Ukraine war: Russian forces spark 'fierce battle' after attack on Kharkiv. scmp.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said a "fierce battle" was under way after Moscow launched a surprise new offensive on Friday morning.

WSWS (2024-05-10). Sri Lankan president announces wage rise to dissipate estate workers anger. wsws.org Wickremesinghe's so-called pay hike, which is backed by the unions, will do little to overcome the massive increases in the cost of living for plantation workers and their families, let alone lift them out of the desperate social abyss they confront.

WSWS (2024-05-10). South Korean opposition party pledges phony reforms. wsws.org Workers face high inflation, falling wages, and mass layoffs while the Democrats collaborate with the unions to suppress the class struggle.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-10). Georgia: International solidarity with Georgian civil society. fidh.org More than forty-five human rights organisations from around the world, including FIDH and OMCT within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, signed a letter in solidarity with Georgian civil society, condemning the efforts of the Georgian government to introduce the law on the transparency of foreign influence.
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(2024-05-10). The Taliban order journalists and citizens to boycott Afghanistan International TV and radio. moic.gov.af

Maxime Duriez (2024-05-10). Syria/Dabbagh case : First trial in France of the crimes of the Syrian authorities. fidh.org

Sharon Smith, Various (2024-05-10). United States: Political repression backfires as pro-Palestinian campus protests grow (plus: Open letter from US Students for Justice in Palestine to universities). links.org.au Sharon Smith — There is nothing like a war to expose the brutality of imperialism, and a massive anti-imperialist movement has returned to U.S. campuses, after decades of absence.

ecns.cn (2024-05-10). China in Diplomat's EyesÔΩúVibrant China through lens by Jordanian diplomat. ecns.cn From the ancient city of Xi'an to the host city of the 19th Asian Games, Hangzhou, and from the world-famous "porcelain capital" of Jingdezhen to modern cities like Beijing and Shanghai, China showcases both profound history and vibrant development momentum with rapid changes, as captured through the lens of Ma'moun Al Faqier, Second Secretary of the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

tn.ai (2024-05-10). Iran Producing Top-Quality Heavy Water: Nuclear Chief. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The heavy water produced in Iran is among the highest-quality compounds in the world, Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami said.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-10). Azerbaijan: Arbitrary detention of Anar Mammadli. fidh.org In a context of increasing crackdown on civil society in Azerbaijan, more than 30 organisations including OMCT and FIDH in the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders call for the immediate release of Anar Mammadli and urge the authorities of Azerbaijan to end reprisals against human rights defenders in the country.
We, the undersigned human rights organisations, condemn in strongest possible terms the Azerbaijani authorities' detention of Anar Mammadli, (…) | – |

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-10). A marriage without intimacy & love – Know all about Japan's trending 'Friendship Marriage'. ptcnews.tv 'Friendship Marriage' : A new and trending relationship known as "Friendship Marriage" is gaining widespread popularity in Japan, especially among youth. The emerging relationship trend emerges from individuals entering into platonic partnerships devoid of romantic involvement or intimacy. | The demographic opting for friendship marriages encompasses a diverse spectrum, including asexuals, homosexuals, and disillusioned heterosexuals disenchanted with conventional matrimony. |

Rowan Cahill, Bianca Rodriguez-Mora (2024-05-10). Several protestors arrested at Faculty Solidarity Encampment Rally. newschoolfreepress.com A New School student was arrested outside of the University Center after two counter-protesters pepper sprayed multiple protesters today at a rally to support the Faculty Solidarity Encampment. Protesters then sat in front of a New York Police Department car that held the arrested TNS student, leading to the arrest of over eight more people….

tn.ai (2024-05-10). Europe Must Raise Voice in Support of Palestine: Amirabdollahian. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Describing the Gaza crisis as a test for the legitimacy of the values the Europeans have been always advocating for, the foreign minister of Iran called on Europe to raise its voice for justice on the issue of Palestine.

Reuters (2024-05-10). Vladimir Putin reappoints Mikhail Mishustin as Russia's prime minister. scmp.com Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin was reappointed as head of the country's government on Friday.

Khushboo Razdan (2024-05-10). Eric Garcetti, US ambassador to India, emphasises American trust in New Delhi amid China threats. scmp.com Eric Garcetti defends India's role as check against China, pointing out its early TikTok ban and loss of soldiers along the disputed border.

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-10). Maldives foreign minister addresses criticism directed at PM Narendra Modi. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: In a significant diplomatic move, the Maldives has signaled a shift in its approach towards India, expressing eagerness to mend relations and avoid previous instances of criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This shift was highlighted during discussions between the Foreign Ministers of both countries, with talks of President Mohamed Muizzu's impending visit to New Delhi on the agenda.Foreign Minister S Jaishankar of India engaged in discussions with his Maldivian counterpart, Moosa Zameer, where the prospect of President Muizzu's visit to New Delhi was discussed as a potential step towards str…

tn.ai (2024-05-10). Voting Machines Operating Flawlessly: Iran ICT Minister. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The electronic voting machines used in the ongoing run-off parliamentary election across Iran are in operation faultlessly, Minister of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) Issa Zarepour said on Friday.

(2024-05-10). Iranian economic reporter begins 5-year prison sentence after lengthy pre-trial detention. hra-news.org

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-10). Georgia: Parliament must drop the legislation on "transparency of foreign influence" fidh.org Georgian authorities' attempt to reintroduce the draft Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence is an attack against civil society and independent media. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT-FIDH) and the Human Rights Center call on the Parliament of Georgia to reject the adoption of this legislation, which is not compatible with the respect of the rights to freedom of association and expression.
Paris-Geneva-Tbilisi, May 7, 2024 — On May 1, 2024, the (…) | – |

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-10). India's Navy may face new challenges with China's new super-carrier. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: Following a brief sea testing, the 80,000-ton warship known as the Fujian, China's first super-carrier on Friday, has returned to port. An important turning point in China's military and naval capabilities has been reached with the construction of the aircraft carrier, the country's most sophisticated vessel of its kind.According to the reports, China's first indigenous aircraft carrier design, the Fujian, or Type 003 class carrier, is the first to use electromagnetic catapults and an integrated propulsion system. The goal of the electromagnetic catapults, which will eventually replace the traditi…

tn.ai (2024-05-10). Iran Is World's Top Exporter of Damask Rose, Rosewater. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran is ranked first in the world in the production and export of damask rosebuds and rosewater, an official said.

tn.ai (2024-05-10). Iran Holds Run-Off Parliamentary Polls, Leader Casts Vote. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — As the run-off parliamentary elections kicked off in Iran on Friday morning, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei cast his ballot a few minutes after the voting began at 8 am.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-05-10). EE.UU. reconoce uso de sus armas para asesinar civiles en Gaza. telesurtv.net Sin embargo, el jefe de Estado precisó que su país no proveerá armamento a Israel si invade a gran escala a la ciudad fronteriza de Rafah, localizada al sur de la Franja de Gaza.

teleSUR, idg, DRL (2024-05-10). Universidades españolas se suman a protestas antisionistas. telesurtv.net Las protestas contra el genocidio israelí en Palestina que comenzaron en universidades de Estados Unidos se extienden por todo el mundo.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-05-10). Exigen desde la Universidad Católica de Chile romper con Israel. telesurtv.net En otros países de América Latina se han producido acciones similares, en particular luego de la violenta represión de las acampadas que tenían lugar en los campus de Estados Unidos.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-05-10). Resistencia de Líbano e Irak ataca instalaciones israelíes. telesurtv.net Hezbolá y Kataeb Hezbolá reivindicaron sus ataques en solidaridad con el pueblo de la Franja de Gaza y su firme resistencia ante los ocupantes.

teleSUR, idg, JDO (2024-05-10). Unrwa cierra temporalmente su sede en Jerusalén tras ataque israelí. telesurtv.net Este es el segundo incidente en menos de una semana. El martes, manifestantes bajo la vigilancia de la policía israelí arrojaron piedras contra personal de la ONU y las instalaciones.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-10). Unos 110 mil palestinos huyeron de Rafah por ataque israelí. radiohc.cu La Habana, 10 may (RHC) Unos 110 mil palestinos huyeron en los últimos días de la ciudad de Rafah, sur de la Franja de Gaza, tras el inicio de la reciente ofensiva terrestre del Ejército israelí, denunció hoy la ONU.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN, SH, JDO (2024-05-10). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

teleSUR, dcdc, JDO (2024-05-10). Irán realiza segunda vuelta de elecciones al Parlamento. telesurtv.net Los ciudadanos de 22 distritos electorales, en 15 provincias, deben elegir a 45 representantes de un grupo de 90 candidatos.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-05-10). Siria e Irán estrechan sus lazos en esferas de interés mutuo. telesurtv.net Las colaboraciones intergubernamentales están destinadas hacia diversos campos.

Sushovan Dhar (2024-05-10). India : popular movements, not elections, will bring transformative change. cadtm.org With the exception of a brief period, India has been more fortunate than many other nations in being able to maintain parliamentary rule over the last 77 years. With 900 million voters—more than the populations of Europe and Australia put together—the Indian elections are hailed as the largest exhibition and celebration of democracy. The nation's economic growth over the past 30 years —one of the fastest in the world—also makes the elections noteworthy on a global scale.
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Michael Roberts (2024-05-10). India: Modi and the rise of the billionaire Raj. cadtm.org A general election in India starts today. 970m Indians, more than 10% of the world's population, will head to the polls in what will be the largest election in history for the Lok Sabha (House of the People) parliamentary elections. The poll will spread across India and take up to 4 June to complete. Opinion polls suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and his coalition will win a third successive 5-year term, and win by (…) | – | / |

newarab (2024-05-10). Belgium TV union hacks Eurovision coverage with Gaza protest. newarab.com The transmission of the The protest took place just before Israel's participation in the semi-final of the competition following the killing of at least 34,904 Palestinians in Gaza and destruction of much of the enclave. | Israel's candid…

newarab (2024-05-10). Israel says US Gaza uni protests 'threaten' its 'existence'. newarab.com A committee of the Dan Diker, president of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, spoke at a meeting of the Knesset's Immigration and Absorption Committee.

newarab (2024-05-10). Palestinians banned from remembering Nakba at Tel Aviv Uni. newarab.com Palestinian students at Tel Aviv University have said that Israeli authorities refused to grant them a permit to Students at the university told The New Arab's Arabic-language site, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed that their application for a license to hold the commemoration was denied by the police under "false pretexts," including the claim of an "inability to protect the ceremony from extremist demonstrations". | In a statement, the Student Front at Tel Aviv…

newarab (2024-05-10). Behind Fairuz's powerful force in Macklemore's Hind's Hall. newarab.com As a member of the Palestinian diaspora globally watching the brutality in Gaza, I can confirm that none of us are the same as before October 7, 2023. | But the world has also shifted, with chants in solidarity with Gaza being amplified outside of the region to the West — where regional proximity is no longer a barrier in standing up for humanity. | Student movements in the United States and Europe against their countries' support for Israel's brutal onslaught of Palestinians have been moving mountains. | newarab (2024-05-10). UK's Cameron calls for Israel to produce Rafah 'clear plan'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-10). Trump: Biden siding with Hamas for halting Israel arms sale. newarab.com Former US President President Biden warned that he could halt some weapons supplies to Israel if it went ahead with its long-threatened ground offensive…

newarab (2024-05-10). Netanyahu says Israel ready to 'stand alone' after US threat. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-10). Behind Fairuz's powerful force in Macklemore's Hind's Hall. newarab.com As a member of the Palestinian diaspora globally watching the brutality in Gaza, I can confirm that none of us are the same as before October 7, 2023. | But the world has also shifted, with chants in solidarity with Gaza being amplified outside of the region to the West — where regional proximity is no longer a barrier in standing up for humanity. | Student movements in the United States and Europe against their countries' support for Israel's brutal onslaught of Palestinians have been moving mountains. | newarab (2024-05-10). 'Ball is completely' in Israel's hands in Gaza talks: Hamas. newarab.com Palestinian group "The negotiating delegation left Cairo heading to Doha. In practice, the occupation (Israel) rejected the proposal submitted by the mediators and raised objections to it on several central issues," the group said in a message to other Palestinian factions, adding it stood by the proposal. | "Accordingly, the ball is no…

newarab (2024-05-10). UNRWA closing East Jerusalem HQ after arson by Israelis. newarab.com The UN agency for Palestinian refugees said Thursday it was temporarily shuttering its headquarters in "This evening, Israeli residents set fire twice to the perimeter of the

newarab (2024-05-10). Spain universities say ready to suspend Israel ties. newarab.com Spanish universities expressed willingness Thursday to suspend ties with any Israeli educational institution that failed to express "a clear commitment to peace" as Students protests have gathered pace across Western Europe in recent weeks with protesters demanding an end to the Gaza bloodshed and to cut ties with Israel, taking their cue from demonstrations that have In a state…

newarab (2024-05-10). Israel minister 'gets most of his Gaza news from Al-Jazeera'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-10). Israel bombs Rafah despite US warning on arms transfers. newarab.com Israeli warplanes struck Gaza's crowded southern city of It was the starkest warning yet from the United States, An AFP correspondent and witnesses on Thursday reported Israeli strikes on several parts…

newarab (2024-05-10). Iraq's top court suspends Kurdistan election preparations. newarab.com The Iraq's top court has

newarab (2024-05-10). Suspected militants bomb school for girls in NW Pakistan. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-10). Iranians vote in parliamentary runoff election. newarab.com Iranians had the chance to cast ballots for parliament again on Friday in regions where candidates failed to secure enough votes in First-round voting saw a turnout of 41 percent, marking the lowest since the Friday's vote was t…

newarab (2024-05-10). The keffiyeh: Globally catalysing Palestine's liberation. newarab.com The keffiyeh started as a protective head and face covering, only for it to become a working-class Arab symbol against British colonialism in the 1930s. | Nearly 100 years later, it is now a transnational staple for those who yearn for Palestine's liberation. | More than eight months into the

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Houthi: Yemen to target Israel-linked ships regardless of destination. presstv.ir Yemen's Ansarullah leader Abdul Malik al-Houthi says the country's forces will target ships of any company related to supplying or transporting goods to Israel regardless of their destination.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Iran warns of human disaster in Rafah if Israel continues terror, genocide. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister warns that the continuation of Israel's acts of terror and genocide in Rafah will lead to another human disaster.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Hamas: Ball in Israel's court after rejecting Gaza truce proposal. presstv.ir Palestinian resistance movement Hamas says the Israeli regime has rejected a proposal for ceasefire in Gaza, stressing that the "ball is now completely" in Israel's court in the truce talks.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). May 9: 'Axis of Resistance' operations against Israeli occupation. presstv.ir Amid Israeli genocide in Gaza, Palestinian and regional resistance groups continued their operations against the regime and its Western backers on Thursday, May 9.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Yemeni forces target 3 Israeli-linked ships in Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean. presstv.ir The spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces says the army has launched attacks on three ships linked to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). US halt to arms shipment to Israel too little too late: Rights advocates. presstv.ir The regime's relentless air and artillery strikes continue to claim civilian lives in the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). May 8: 'Axis of Resistance' operations against Israeli occupation. presstv.ir Resistance groups in Palestine and across the region continue their operations against the Tel Aviv regime and its Western backers.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). UNRWA closes al-Quds HQ after Israeli settlers torch it twice. presstv.ir The UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) has closed its east al-Quds headquarters after Israeli settlers set fire to the perimeter in the presence of the regime's forces.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Major Rafah invasion won't defeat Hamas: White House. presstv.ir The White House says Israel's potential full-scale invasion of the southern Gaza city of Rafah will not defeat the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Wounded Gazans rushed to hospital following airstrike on Rafah. presstv.ir Injured Palestinians are rushed to Kuwait Hospital following an Israeli bombardment of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). UN: 100,000 Palestinians displaced from Rafah amid Israeli invasion. presstv.ir The United Nations says more than 100,000 Palestinians have been forced to leave Rafah, amid intensified Israeli strikes on the southern city in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). French university students set up tents, protest against Israel's attack on Rafah. presstv.ir Dozens of student protesters demonstrated in front of Sciences Po University in Paris, denouncing Israel's recent attack on Gaza…

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Gazans mourn over bodies of loved ones at al-Najjar hospital in Rafah. presstv.ir Relatives mourn over the bodies of their loved ones at al-Najjar hospital in Rafah in southern Gaza Strip after Israeli airstrike.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Iraqi resistance targets vital Israeli sites in Eilat in support of Gaza. presstv.ir The Islamic Resistance in Iraq has conducted two separate drone strikes against two strategic targets at the Port of Eilat in the southernmost part of the 1948 Israeli-occupied territories in support of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Families of Israeli captives press for swap deal with Hamas. presstv.ir Families of Israeli captives step up pressure to reach a swap deal with Hamas.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Mossad admits for first time: We were surprised by Hamas operation. presstv.ir The Israeli spy agency Mossad admits that it was "surprised" by the operation conducted by the Palestinian Hamas resistance group in early October.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Iran: US threat of sanctions on ICC over Israel arrest warrants 'shameful'. presstv.ir Iran has hit out at the US over reports that American lawmakers are preparing legislation to sanction International Criminal Court officials if they issue arrest warrants against Israeli officials.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Funeral of mother, son killed in Israeli strike on south Lebanon. presstv.ir Mourners carry the coffins of May Youssef and her 12-year-old son, who were killed in an Israeli strike against a southern Lebanese village.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Hezbollah hits group of Israeli soldiers at military post. presstv.ir Hezbollah resistance fighters have carried out an operation against the Israeli al-Malkia military outpost in the northern side of the 1948 occupied territories.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Venice: Police clash with pro-Palestine protesters at G7 Justice meeting. presstv.ir Clashes erupted between police and demonstrators in Venice during a protest against the G7 Justice meeting.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Thousands attend pro-Palestinian protest in Bangladesh. presstv.ir Thousands of Bangladeshi students march in Dhaka in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza and with pro-Palestinian student protests around the world.

presstv.ir (2024-05-10). Leader calls for strong parliament as Iranians vote in election runoff. presstv.ir Iranians have voted in a runoff election for the remaining seats in the country's parliament, with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei calling for a strong turnout.

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). Hamas' Al Qassam Brigades Ambush Israeli Soldiers In Rafah, Several Killed | Watch. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). Rafah Revenge: Iran-Linked Islamic Resistance In Iraq Attacks Israeli Air Base With Drones | Watch. hindustantimes.com The Islamic Resistance In Iraq has claimed four attacks on Israel since IDF began its 'limited' operation in Rafah on May 7. The Iran-linked group said the latest attack targeted the Ovda Air Base in southern Israel. The militants said that they attacked the Israel Air Force base with drones. It also claimed attacks on Eilat, Ephilat Air Base and Leviathan Platform. The strikes come amid a non-stop retaliation by Hamas and its allies on IDF bases and soldiers in the past few days. Watch this video for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). On Israel Weapons, UK Minister's Big Remark After US' Threat Of Halting Supply Over Rafah Op | Gaza. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). India Thanks Iran For Releasing Five More Sailors From Seized Israel-linked Ship | Watch. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). 'Israel Stronger Without…': Netanyahu's Fiery Speech After Biden's Weapons Threat | Watch. hindustantimes.com Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has given a 'We Don't Need You' indirect message to U.S. after Joe Biden threatened to halt offensive weapons transfer to Israel over planned Rafah invasion. In a fiery speech, Netanyahu said that Israel will stand alone against Hamas if forced to. He vowed to fight tooth-and-nail to destroy Hamas in Gaza. Netanyahu along with Israel's ambassador to the U.S. said that Biden had committed a big mistake. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). NATO Nation Turkey Fumes At Israel's FM Over Trade Ban 'Manipulation' | Details. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). Putin Pulls Back Russian Troops, Protests Erupt In Armenia; U.S. Tilt To Cost PM Pashinyan. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-10). U.S. Fires Back At Russia Over 'Interference In Indian Elections' Charge; 'No, We Don't…' | Watch. hindustantimes.com

Abdul Rahman, People's Dispatch. (2024-05-09). Pakistani Farmers Launch A Nationwide Movement. popularresistance.org Thousands of farmers in Pakistan have launched a nationwide movement demanding increased government procurement of wheat. The campaign will kick off with national mobilizations on Friday, May 10, Khalid Khokhar, the leader of Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (Pakistan Farmer Movement or PKI), a united body of most of the farmers' unions in the country, said in a press conference on Sunday. | The mobilizations are set to kick off in Multan, Punjab and would be a continuation of the last month's agitation in several parts of the country. Khokhar claimed that an even greater number of farmers' organizations and groups would…

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2024-05-09: News Headlines

Mayssoun Sukarieh, Mondoweiss. (2024-05-09). How Israeli University Presidents Are Proving The Case For Boycott. popularresistance.org On April 26, 2024, the presidents of Israel's nine research universities — Ben-Gurion, Weizmann Insitute of Science, Hebrew University, the Open University, Ariel, Tel-Aviv, Haifa, and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology — issued a collective statement in response to the Palestinian solidarity student encampments that were spreading across university campuses throughout the United States and beyond. The statement was a remarkable condemnation of student protestors in the U.S. as engaging in "severe violence, antisemitism [and] anti-Israel sentiment," characterizing these students as "incited and h…

News Desk, The Cradle. (2024-05-09). Dutch Police Smash Pro-Palestine Protest Camp. popularresistance.org Riot police bulldozed barricades and temporarily detained 125 people to break up a pro-Palestine student protest at the University of Amsterdam in the early hours of 7 May, Reuters reported. | Four of the protesters are still being held on charges of public violence and insulting an officer, while the remainder have been released. | Organizers said they were "taking back this campus" in solidarity with Palestine and "in the spirit" of student protests that began in the US in response to Israel's genocide in Gaza. | Along with pro-Palestine demonstrators at universities in the US and Europe, the Dutch students are…

Ben Norton, Geopolitical Economy. (2024-05-09). US Politicians Threaten To Invade International Criminal Court. popularresistance.org US government officials have threatened the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, telling its Prosecutor Karim Khan that if he issues arrest warrants against Israeli officials over their war crimes in Gaza, the US government could impose sanctions on him, other ICC personnel, and their family members. | US senators even threatened to invade the Hague if it tries to prosecute Israeli officials. | This April, Israel's extreme-right Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich, a prominent member of the state security cabinet, called for "total annihilation" of Gaza.

Abdul Rahman, People's Dispatch. (2024-05-09). Pakistani Farmers Launch A Nationwide Movement. popularresistance.org Thousands of farmers in Pakistan have launched a nationwide movement demanding increased government procurement of wheat. The campaign will kick off with national mobilizations on Friday, May 10, Khalid Khokhar, the leader of Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (Pakistan Farmer Movement or PKI), a united body of most of the farmers' unions in the country, said in a press conference on Sunday. | The mobilizations are set to kick off in Multan, Punjab and would be a continuation of the last month's agitation in several parts of the country. Khokhar claimed that an even greater number of farmers' organizations and groups would…

Andrea Levy, André Frappier, Canadian Dimension. (2024-05-09). The Student Intifada Rises At Montréal Universities. popularresistance.org Students from all four Montréal universities came together over the last week to express their solidarity with the Palestinian people and pressure their institutions to cut ties with Israel. Following the lead of the camps protests in the United States, they set up an encampment on the grounds of McGill University on April 27, calling for a ceasefire and demanding that Montréal's halls of higher learning disclose their investments in companies complicit with the genocide in Palestine and divest from those companies, in addition to cutting ties with Israeli academic institutions. | In the specific case of McGill U…

The Peoples Art Institute, Left Voice. (2024-05-09). The People's Art Institute Denounces Police Attack On Student Encampment. popularresistance.org The People's Art Institute, constituted by SAIC students, announced our encampment situated in the AIC's North Garden, on Saturday morning, May 4, at 11: 30 A.M. The goals of the encampment were clear: to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people and to demand SAIC and AIC divest from entities profiting off of the occupation and genocide in Palestine. | Students began setting up and by 12: 05 P.M., CPD was onsite and an arrest warning was issued. CPD started kettling protestors on the sidewalk at the corner of Monroe and Michigan and removed them from the North side of the garden with extreme force.

Reuters (2024-05-09). Hamas says it will not compromise further with Israel to win Gaza ceasefire. scmp.com Talks are still under way in Egypt as negotiators seek a pause in Israel's seven-month-old offensive.

Paul Larudee (2024-05-09). Will a Gaza ceasefire be as successful as the two-state solution? dissidentvoice.org Who proposed a two-state solution? Not the Palestinians. Not Israel. It was conceived in the young United Nations, and proclaimed there in November, 1947. But it was never successfully implemented, despite on-and-off negotiations continuing for the better part of a century. The Zionist leadership briefly promoted it prior to the 1947 UN vote, but only …

Rachel Hu, Chris Garaffa (2024-05-09). CovertAction Bulletin: As Rafah Invasion Looms, Students and Workers Boost Solidarity & Resistance. covertactionmagazine.com Hamas on Monday accepted a ceasefire deal that Israel has effectively rejected, instead moving forward with their invasion plans for Rafah, taking control of the Palestinian side of the Rafah gate that separates Palestine from Egypt, and making incursions into Rafah with tanks and shelling from the air. Over 100,000 Palestinians have been told to evacuate from Rafah, but are left with very few places to go…

Donya Ahmad Abu Sitta (2024-05-09). Unwanted gifts from Israel. electronicintifada.net A homecoming without joy.

Pressenza New York (2024-05-09). Detroit Will Host People's Conference for Palestine From May 24-26. pressenza.com The conference comes as Israel's brutal genocide in Gaza completes seven months, with the United States and its other western backers showing no signs of cutting off support even with a death toll of over 35,000 Palestinians killed by Israel. However, as Israel and the west refuse to back down, hundreds and thousands of people across North America have been disrupting business as usual to demand an end to the genocide, the lifting of the siege of Gaza, an end to all US aid for Israel, and a free Palestine. Organizers of the conference say that it seeks to provide an opportunity for organizations to come together…

WSWS (2024-05-09). Australian youth and students call for immediate release of Ukrainian socialist Bogdan Syrotiuk. wsws.org "Alongside Bogdan's arrest, students protesting against Israel's genocide in Gaza are being suppressed around the world."

Editor (2024-05-09). Israeli Forces Hit the Main Fertility Clinic in Gaza. Legal Experts Ask, Is It Genocide? scheerpost.com By Dawn Clancy / PassBlue For more than a decade, Mohammad Ajjour helped Palestinian couples in Gaza facing infertility to achieve their dreams of parenthood. But in a single missile attack launched by an Israeli tank in December 2023, the Al Basma IVF center was destroyed, along with the potential future use of thousands of embryos, specimens of …

WSWS (2024-05-09). At House hearing on "antisemitism," school officials placate GOP fascists, back suppression of anti-genocide protests. wsws.org While paying lip-service to independent thought, every school district official declared support for the Zionist state of Israel.

Vijay Prashad (2024-05-09). Youth rebellion over Gaza illuminates the wretchedness of capitalism. peoplesworld.org It was inevitable that global North governments' full-throated support for Israel's genocide against Palestinians would result in furious retribution from their citizenry. That this retribution began in the U.S. is also not a surprise, given the ongoing cycle of protests that, since October 2023, have contested the U.S. government's blank check to the Israeli government. …

Martha Grevatt (2024-05-09). May Day hits bank for investment in genocide. workers.org The Cleveland May Day Coalition held a demonstration on May 1 outside Key Bank's downtown headquarters, protesting the bank's $30 million investment in Israel bonds. The theme was "Divest from genocide, invest in our community. Workers' rights + human rights = key to a just future." The Coalition kept the . . . |

WSWS (2024-05-09). Bangladesh students protest Israeli genocide in Gaza. wsws.org "What Israel has been doing to the people of Gaza is clearly a war crime and genocide. The Netanyahu administration has violated all the humanitarian laws." —Bangladeshi student.

Ramzy Baroud (2024-05-09). Israel Wants to Destroy Gaza, Annex the West Bank: But What Does Gaza Want? counterpunch.org What is taking place in occupied Palestine is not a conflict, but a straightforward case of illegal military occupation, apartheid, ethnic cleansing and outright genocide. Those who insist on using 'neutral' language in depicting the crisis in Palestine are harming the Palestinian people beyond their seemingly innocuous words. This morally non-committal, middle-ground language is now

Leon Kunstenaar (2024-05-09). All Out for Rapha Rally at UCB. indybay.org Thousands answer call as Israel continues the genocide with attack on starving and bombed out Palestinians…

unitedEditor (2024-05-09). Tehran and Riyadh's efforts to fill void left by US inability in the region. unitedworldint.com Following Iran's missile strike on Israel's military and security zones, the regime was left with no choice but to remain silent in the face of Iran, paving the way for an event on which many political experts agreed upon, namely the redefinition of Middle Eastern political structures. By acquiescing to Iran's harsh response to the …

Alon Pinkas (2024-05-09). Netanyahu ignored every warning. Now Biden is telling Israel: 'Enough is enough'. haaretz.com With a shipment of some 3,500 bombs currently on halt, U.S. President Joe Biden is sending a clear message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a ground operation in Gaza…

(2024-05-09). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. Mohamed Mandour

Reuters (2024-05-09). Joe Biden says US will withhold weapons from Israel if it invades Gaza's Rafah, in warning to ally. scmp.com US President Joe Biden publicly warned Israel for the first time that the US would stop supplying it weapons if Israeli forces make a major invasion of Rafah, a refugee-packed city in southern Gaza.

Paul James Kearns (2024-05-09). When Israelis find out I'm from Ireland, they ask: 'Why do you hate us?'. haaretz.com As an Irish-born, Israeli journalist living in Tel Aviv, I am forced to navigate the deteriorating, often publicly antagonistic relationship between Ireland and Israel regarding the war in Gaza. But there is one question posed by my friends and family in Dublin that I struggle to answer…

Jordan Atwood (2024-05-09). US senators threaten ICC with sanctions if Israeli officials are targeted. nationofchange.org This stern admonition, aimed directly at the ICC's prosecutor, comes as the court contemplates charges against Israeli officials for alleged war crimes in the Gaza Strip.

Staff (2024-05-09). Former IDF chief: Israel must halt Gaza war to secure release of hostages. haaretz.com In an interview aired Wednesday, Aviv Kochavi also admitted that Israel failed to recognize that Hamas was an existential threat before October 7…

latintimes (2024-05-09). Biden Threatens To Stop Arm Shipments If Israel Invades Rafah. latintimes.com President Joe Biden said Wednesday he would stop US weapons supplies to Israel if it attacks Rafah in southern Gaza, his most direct warning to date over the prosecution of the war against Hamas. His fresh warning came after the US last week halted a shipment of huge American bombs to Israel.

WSWS (2024-05-09). Israeli assault on Rafah creates humanitarian catastrophe. wsws.org The launch of Israel's long-planned assault on Rafah has created a humanitarian catastrophe, displacing tens of thousands of Gazans and threatening the entire population with starvation.

David Rosenberg (2024-05-09). Israel, isolated? Don't believe everything you read. haaretz.com It was news that Turkey severed trade relations with Israel, but not news that 120 other countries didn't. The hard facts are still waiting to emerge, but Israel shouldn't be complacent…

newleftreview (2024-05-09). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

Bar Peleg (2024-05-09). Over 5,000 Israeli civilians murdered in terror attacks since 1851, National Insurance Institute data shows. haaretz.com A total of 822 Israeli civilians have been murdered the start of the Israel-Hamas war on October 7, leaving 630 children orphaned, 177 people widowed, and 693 parents bereaved…

Partido Lakas ng Masa (2024-05-09). Partido Lakas ng Masa (The Philippines): Defend Rafah! End the siege on Gaza now! Stop Israel's fascist and genocidal invasion! links.org.au Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM) condemns in the strongest terms the recent wave of bombings of Rafah by the settler-colonial and fascistic Zionist project of Israel.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). 3 Israeli-Affiliated Vessels Attacked by Yemeni Forces in Support of Gaza: Spokesman. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Yemeni forces have attacked three ships affiliated to Israel as part of a maritime campaign in support of the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman said.

Graham Liddell (2024-05-09). Palestinian Writers Have Long Explored the Horrors of Amputation. counterpunch.org Words fail as 2,000-pound bombs shred lives and limbs. The sheer number of children killed in Israeli attacks on Gaza is devastating — at least 13,000 children in the first six months of the war. But somehow I am even more dumbfounded by the headlines, piled one after another, about children who have managed to

Ben Samuels (2024-05-09). Biden: U.S. will halt arms shipments to Israel if it continues with Rafah invasion. haaretz.com In CNN interview, U.S. president said that he told PM Netanyahu that Israel would not have America's support if it enters Gaza population centers…

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran to Keep Up Efforts for An End to Israeli War on Gaza: FM. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian vowed the country's continued efforts aimed at bringing an end to the Israeli regime's crimes in the war on Gaza.

unitedEditor (2024-05-09). Tehran and Riyadh's efforts to fill void left by US inability in the region. uwidata.com Following Iran's missile strike on Israel's military and security zones, the regime was left with no choice but to remain silent in the face of Iran, paving the way for an event on which many political experts agreed upon, namely the redefinition of Middle Eastern political structures. By acquiescing to Iran's harsh response to the …

Yaniv Kubovich (2024-05-09). Disdain, denial, neglect: The deep roots of Israel's devastating intelligence failure on Hamas and October 7. haaretz.com After the 2021 Gaza war, Israeli military intelligence made a series of fateful decisions about what constituted the real threat from Hamas in Gaza. From the silencing of divergent opinions to the culling of units, this is how a 'chain of failures' happened…

Zvi Bar'el (2024-05-09). Taking control of the Rafah crossing means that Israel is once again occupying Gaza. haaretz.com The move, which has military justification from an Israeli perspective, could have implications according to international law – and could complicate Jerusalem's relationship with Cairo…

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Lebanon's Hezbollah Attacks Israeli Targets in North of Occupied Palestine. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Hezbollah has launched a multipronged attack on Israeli targets in the north of occupied Palestine, the Lebanese resistance movement said.

Staff (2024-05-09). Pulitzer Winner Nathan Thrall on Israel's "System of Domination" and Biden Pausing Bomb Shipment. democracynow.org Jerusalem-based journalist and author Nathan Thrall has been awarded the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for his book, A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: Anatomy of a Jerusalem Tragedy. It tells the story of Israel's occupation of the West Bank through one Palestinian father's quest to seek answers and accountability after his 5-year-old son is involved in a deadly accident. We speak to Thrall about President Biden saying for the first time that he would not supply certain weapons to Israel to be used in an all-out invasion of Rafah. "It is too little, too late," Thrall says. &#8…

Reuters (2024-05-09). Israel strikes eastern Rafah, as Biden says US will withhold weapons if major Gaza assault proceeds, in warning to ally. scmp.com Israeli forces massed tanks close to built-up areas of Rafah, after US President Joe Biden vowed to withhold weapons from Israel if its forces launched a major invasion of the southern Gaza city.

unitedEditor (2024-05-09). 'We are in danger because of NATO membership': Turkish Vatan Party is sounding the alarm. uwidata.com By Abbas Djuma The chairman of Türkiye's Vatan Party speaks about the influence of the US, Palestine, and Israel, and the future of NATO When I told some of my colleagues and experts on Türkiye that I was going to Istanbul to visit the chairman of Türkiye's Patriotic Party (Vatan Partisi), Doƒüu Perinàßek, the reactions …

Staff (2024-05-09). Ben-Gvir tweets Hamas 'loves' Biden as president mulls halting U.S. arms shipments to Israel over Rafah. haaretz.com While Israeli opposition leader Yair Lapid said Ben-Gvir's tweet endangered 'every IDF soldier and every Israeli citizen', Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich said 'we will achieve complete victory in this war despite Biden's pushback'…

(2024-05-09). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org

Argiris Malapanis, Geoff Mirelowitz (2024-05-09). The Iran-Israel shadow war and its role in the broader Mideast conflict. links.org.au Argiris Malapanis & Geoff Mirelowitz — Recent developments in the shadow war between Israel and Iran have shed light on Tehran's "support" for the Palestinian liberation struggle.

Staff (2024-05-09). Aid Worker in Gaza: "To Say There's Not an Incursion in Rafah Right Now Is Patently False" democracynow.org Tens of thousands of displaced Palestinians are fleeing Rafah as Israeli airstrikes and shelling hammer the eastern part of the city. Fuel, food, medicine and other supplies have been cut off following Israel's seizure and closure of the border crossing with Egypt. The main hospital in the area has also been shut down. Over 1.4 million people are seeking shelter in Rafah, the southernmost city of the Gaza Strip. Tent camps in some parts of Rafah have now vanished, springing up again as displaced families head back north. Over 60 Palestinians were killed across Gaza, many of them in Rafah, over the past 24 h…

Rachel Fink (2024-05-09). Netanyahu reportedly followed by disguised ambulance following recent health issues. haaretz.com While sources who worked in former Israeli PM's offices indicated ambulances were only part of a PM's convoy in exceptional cases, sources told Israeli news outlet Walla that Netanyahu's ambulance is present even when traveling near major hospitals…

Yossi Melman (2024-05-09). Israel's Mossad admits for the first time: we were surprised on October 7. haaretz.com Even though the intelligence agency's responsibility for the catastrophic failure of October 7 is marginal compared to that of other organizations, it was involved in various ways in Israel's activity in Gaza, primarily in the flow of Qatari funds to Hamas…

Editor (2024-05-09). US Politicians Threaten To Invade Int'l Criminal Court If Israel Faces War Crimes Charges. scheerpost.com US Senators sent a letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, threatening to impose sanctions and even invade the Hague if it issues arrest warrants for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Biden administration is also pressuring the ICC not to charge Israeli officials over their war crimes in Gaza.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iranian Spokesman Calls US Attempt to Provide Immunity for Israeli War Criminals 'Shameful'. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry described as shameful and heinous the attempts by US lawmakers to provide immunity for the Israeli regime's officials sought by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over their war crimes in Gaza.

The Independent (2024-05-09). Stanbic boosts Vumbula Uganda festival. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Stanbic Bank Uganda is the platinum sponsor of the popular Vumbula Uganda Festival, a 3-day extravaganza that showcases Uganda's rich tourism attractions, art, heritage, music, and culture. This year's edition takes place between May 31st and June 3rd at the spacious Nile Nest resort in Jinja. Israel Arinaitwe, the Stanbic …

Staff (2024-05-09). Headlines for May 9, 2024. democracynow.org Israel "Chokes Off Aid" to Gaza, Rains Down More Bombs on Rafah as Families Have Nowhere to Go, Biden Says U.S. Will Cut Off Some Weapons to Israel If It Goes Further into Rafah, Protesters Greet Biden During Chicago Campaign Stop; Hostage Families Clash with Police in Tel Aviv, Health Workers Uncover 49 More Bodies at Gaza's Al-Shifa Hospital, Israel Demolishes 47 Bedouin Homes in Negev Desert, Rashida Tlaib, Cori Bush Hold Press Conference with Students Amid Police Crackdown on Gaza Protests, Professors at The New School Launch First Faculty Encampment for Gaza, Universities in Barcelona, Dubl…

Ofer Aderet (2024-05-09). Israel's population reaches 9.9 million on eve of Independence Day, data reveals. haaretz.com According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, Israel and its West Bank settlements population is expected to reach over 10 million by next year's Independence Day…

Arturo Desimone (2024-05-09). The Last Regime Change and the Left's Lateness in Opposing Biden's Wars. counterpunch.org Around the world over the past six months, many ordinary and horrified spectators of the Gaza catastrophe have been left wondering why the US acts as if handicapped in its efforts to rein in its client state Israel, even as North America's international standing dwindles abroad, while Biden loses popularity at home and elections loom.

Sydney Allen (2024-05-09). Israel's war on Gaza takes center stage at Eurovision 2024. globalvoices.org The performance has kicked off and so have the protestorsOriginally published on While the annual Eurovision Song Contest is best known for its gaudy glitz and glamour, the…

Dave DeCamp (2024-05-09). Biden Says He Will Stop Sending Israel Heavy Bombs If It Attacks 'Population Centers' in Rafah. news.antiwar.com President Biden told CNN on Wednesday that the US would stop sending heavy bombs to Israel if its military launched a major invasion of Rafah and acknowledged that Israel has been killing civilians with US-provided munitions. The comments marked the first time Biden appeared to put conditions on US military aid to Israel, but it …

teleSUR (2024-05-09). Gaza Offensive to Continue Even Without US Support: Netanyahu. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the Israeli forces will continue their attacks in Gaza despite the U.S. threat to halt some weapon shipments. | RELATED: | "If Israel is forced to stand alone, Israel will stand alone," said Netanyahu in a public speech made on Sunday's Israeli Holocaust Memorial Day and posted on his X account on Thursday. | The Israeli prime minister added that "no amount of pressure" will stop Israe…

Staff (2024-05-09). Dozens of Israeli protesters blocked convoy of humanitarian aid to Gaza. haaretz.com WHO: Rafah's hospitals will run out of fuel in 3 days ‚ñ Israeli president says far-right minister's comments against Biden 'hurt Israel's national security interests' ‚ñ Reports in Lebanon: Four Hezbollah members killed in Israeli strike in country's north ‚ñ Syria: Israeli missiles headed for Damascus area shot down…

David Hill, Christine Whit (2024-05-09). Cozy with lobbyists: Ohio county negligent in managing $33 million Israel Bonds debt. peoplesworld.org Read earlier articles in this series: > Bad investment: Ohio county treasurer sinks public money into Israeli government bonds > Ohio: Franklin County treasurer attends Netanyahu meeting, steps up Israel Bond purchases COLUMBUS, Ohio—Representatives of Israel Bonds maintain frequent and close contact with Franklin County Treasurer Cheryl Brooks Sullivan and members of her staff, according …

Yaniv Kubovich (2024-05-09). U.S. decision to delay arms shipments to Israel could impact IDF's readiness on other fronts. haaretz.com Defense officials have warned the political leadership of the seriousness of the crisis and urged them to reach an understanding with Washington as soon as possible…

Ofer Aderet (2024-05-09). IDF names Israeli soldier killed by mortar shell near Lebanon border. haaretz.com Staff Sargeant Haim Sabach, 20, initially served in a back-end role in the army, and later requested to be transferred to another position. He received a certificate of excellence for his service during the Gaza war…

Chaim Levinson (2024-05-09). Israeli defense employee incarcerated for over a decade for severe sexual offenses. haaretz.com The former defense establishment employee was prosecuted over a decade ago for abusing his power and authority in a way that harmed other employees sexually, and was convicted of serious sexual offenses…

MEE staff (2024-05-09). Ireland: Trinity College Dublin divests from firms involved in Israel's occupation of Palestine. middleeasteye.net Ireland: Trinity College Dublin divests from firms involved in Israel's occupation of Palestine | Ireland's top university says it shares the horror its students feel over the ongoing assault on Gaza | | Trinity College Dublin said it had one contract with an Israeli company set to expire in 2025 (AFP…

latintimes (2024-05-09). Israel Shells Rafah As Biden Vows Arms Suspension. latintimes.com Israel shelled Rafah on Thursday as US President Joe Biden offered his starkest warning yet over the conduct of its war against Hamas, vowing to cut off arms transfers if an offensive into the southern Gaza city goes ahead.

Areeb Ullah (2024-05-09). UK government to fund chaplaincy service that 'advocates for Israel' on campuses. middleeasteye.net UK government to fund chaplaincy service that 'advocates for Israel' on campuses | £500,000 grant for University Jewish Chaplaincy comes as students around UK set up encampments to oppose war in Gaza | | A passerby wearing a kippah pushes his bicycle past an encampment protesting against t…

mforinoco (2024-05-09). US Politicians Threaten To Invade Int'l Criminal Court if Israel Faces War Crimes Charges. orinocotribune.com US Senators sent a letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, threatening to impose sanctions and even invade the Hague if it issues arrest warrants for Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Biden administration is also pressuring the ICC not to charge Israeli officials over their war crimes in Gaza. | US government officials have threatened the International Criminal Court (ICC) at the Hague, telling its Prosecutor Karim Khan that if he issues arrest warrants against Israeli officials over their war crimes in Gaza, the US government could impose sanctions on him, other ICC personnel,…

teleSUR (2024-05-09). Israeli Airstrikes Target Syrian Sites Near Damascus. telesurenglish.net In the early hours of Thursday morning, Israeli warplanes conducted an aerial assault targeting sites on the outskirts of Damascus, causing property damage. | RELATED: | The Syrian Ministry of Defense informed that the attack originated from the direction of the occupied Golan Heights. | The Syrian air defense forces responded, intercepting several missiles launched by the Israeli jets. Despite their efforts, some projectiles…

Tom Hussain (2024-05-09). Israel-Gaza war closes door on plans for India-Europe connection, paves way for Iraq-Europe road via Turkey. scmp.com Success of the US$17 billion Iraq Development Road depends on Iraq-Turkey ties, which have been fraught over oil exports and militant issues, analysts say.

Avi Scharf (2024-05-09). Top Israeli arms maker unwittingly reveals its largest foreign customer: India. haaretz.com It turns out that India accounted for a quarter of Israel Aerospace Industries' export revenues last year. Details on Azerbaijan and Morocco are also revealed in the Israeli company's annual report…

unitedEditor (2024-05-09). 'We are in danger because of NATO membership': Turkish Vatan Party is sounding the alarm. unitedworldint.com By Abbas Djuma The chairman of Türkiye's Vatan Party speaks about the influence of the US, Palestine, and Israel, and the future of NATO When I told some of my colleagues and experts on Türkiye that I was going to Istanbul to visit the chairman of Türkiye's Patriotic Party (Vatan Partisi), Doƒüu Perinàßek, the reactions …

Alma Elliott Hofmann (2024-05-09). Scenes from an Israeli relationship during a war in Gaza. haaretz.com When Rotem Codish's partner returned from serving in Gaza, she found she couldn't talk to him like before, so she started drawing illustrations of what they were experiencing. This daily series documented their most intimate problems, highlighting how couples cope in times of war…

Prem Thakker (2024-05-09). As Biden Warns Against Rafah Invasion, AIPAC Pushes Congress to Support Israel's Operation. theintercept.com In the face of increasing skepticism in Washington around Israel's planned invasion of Rafah, where some 1.4 million displaced Palestinians take refuge, the America Israel Public Affairs Committee spent this week lobbying Congress to support the operation. | In talking points sent to congressional offices on Tuesday and reviewed by The Intercept, AIPAC argued that invading Rafah is the only way to take out Hamas, and that Israel had "no other option." | "There is no example in recent military history of defeating a force like Hamas in Rafah without entering the city," read the talking points. "Commando raids a…

Angela (2024-05-09). Sunday 5/19: Voices from the Holy Land Online Film Salon: "Behind US and Israeli Headlines" indybay.org Zoom | Tinyurl.com/VFHL-May2024…

Staff (2024-05-09). President Maduro Meets with Communist Party Delegation From China. orinocotribune.com The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, held a meeting with a delegation of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), led by the vice minister of the International Department of the party, Chen Zhou. | In the meeting, reported by a Venezuelan presidency press release this Wednesday, May 8, the Venezuelan head of state was accompanied by First Lady Cilia Flores; Deputy Nicolás Maduro Guerra; the vice minister for Latin America of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela, Rander Peña; and the vice minister for Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania, Tatiana Pugh. | On the Chinese side, Zhou w…

Free Palestine! (2024-05-09). Friday 5/10: South Bay: Hands Off Rafah! indybay.org De Anza Park, 1150 Lime Dr, Sunnyvale…

Editor (2024-05-09). Dutch Police Smash Pro-Palestine Protest Camp. scheerpost.com

Martha Grevatt (2024-05-09). Solidarity with Palestine at Kent State shooting commemoration. workers.org May 4 marked the 54th anniversary of the killing of four students at Kent State University by the Ohio National Guard during a 1970 anti-war demonstration, part of countrywide protests after the U.S. expanded the Vietnam war with the bombing of Cambodia. Every year, activities on the KSU campus honor . . . |

Climate Justice Street Mural Arts Project (2024-05-09). Saturday 5/11: VIGIL for Shireen Abu Akleh & All Journalists Killed in Palestine. indybay.org Ferry Building (Harry Bridges Plaza), San Francisco…

South Bay Salute (2024-05-09). Olympic Black Power Statue is Site of San José State Students Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Photos by Len and Nancy…

Union of Agricultural Work Committees (2024-05-09). UAWC in Palestine Letter to Student and Youth Movements. indybay.org 30 April 2024…

Oakland Asian Cultural Center (2024-05-09). Saturday 6/22: "Searching For Kapwa" Film Screening And Discussion. indybay.org Oakland Asian Cultural Center auditorium.

Staff (2024-05-09). Indian PM Narendra Modi Runs on "Hatred and Demonization" of Muslims in World's Largest Election. democracynow.org Millions of voters in India are casting their ballots in the third of seven phases in the country's mammoth general election. The election pits Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist BJP party against an alliance of more than two dozen opposition parties led by the Indian National Congress. Modi has recently come under fire from opponents for referring to Muslims in India as "infiltrators," but our guest, the award-winning Indian author and journalist Siddhartha Deb, points out that "the Hindu right, they've always been extreme," using "genocidal language&…

geo.tv (2024-05-09). What's inside Neom's futuristic coastal community Jaumur. geo.tv Saudi Arabia's megaproject unveils luxury marina community along Gulf of Aqaba…

Simon Hooper (2024-05-09). FBI informant who infiltrated Islamic State and al-Qaeda released from US prison. middleeasteye.net FBI informant who infiltrated Islamic State and al-Qaeda released from US prison | Kamran Faridi tells MEE he believes he was jailed for threatening to disclose 'dirty laundry' about FBI entrapment operations | | Kamran Faridi in a photo he says was taken near the frontline in opposition-held…

MEE correspondent (2024-05-09). Iranian press review: Universities welcome Americans, silence opposition at home. middleeasteye.net Iranian press review: Universities welcome Americans, silence opposition at home | Meanwhile, another dissident sentenced to death, and an asylum seeker's suicide draws attention to pressures Iranians face in Turkey
| | Protestors wave Palestinian flags on the West Lawn of…

Staff (2024-05-09). United Methodist Church resolution condemns Hindu nationalist persecution of Christians in India. muslimmirror.com By Muslim Mirror Web Desk United Methodist Church (UMC) delegates at the April 2024 General Conference have made a significant statement by overwhelmingly supporting a resolution condemning the persecution of Indian Christians by Hindu nationalists. This resolution also calls upon the US Department of State to classify India as a country of particular concern regarding …

Staff (2024-05-09). PM asks people to choose between 'vote jihad', 'Ram Rajya'. muslimmirror.com Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted India has reached a turning point in history and people have to decide in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections if "vote jihad" or "Ram Rajya" is the way forward for the country. Addressing an election rally in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone district, Modi hit out at the opposition Congress, …

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-05-09). China rejects foreign interference in Taiwan. plenglish.com Foreign Ministry spokesman Lin Jian made these statements when referring to the phrase 'any contingency for Taiwan is a contingency for Japan,' a notion preached by some parties in Japan and Taiwan. | "By repeating and exaggerating such rhetoric, the DPP (Democratic Progressive Party) is essentially telling the world that their underlying logic is to ingratiate themselves with Japan, sell out Taiwan and seek independence by demanding foreign support," the spokesman added. | Lin stressed that the One-China principle is a universal consensus and therefore, no separatist attempt 'will go anywhere, no matter what it…

Oraily Madruga Rios (2024-05-09). Cuba seeks more cooperation with Eurasian Economic Union. plenglish.com Moscow, May 9 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday ratified Cuba's willingness to increase its participation in the development of the mechanisms of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU).

teleSUR (2024-05-09). Slovenia Prepares to Recognize Palestine as a State. telesurenglish.net On Thursday, the government of Slovenia began the procedure of recognizing the State of Palestine to help end the violence in Gaza. | RELATED: | "Atrocities that we see in Gaza every day are inadmissible and have to stop," Prime Minister Robert Golob told a news conference following a government session. | Slovenia's government coalition, which is composed of three center-left parties, is united on the plan to recognize the State of Palestine, he said, adding th…

tvbrics (2024-05-09). The Victory Parade takes place on Red Square in Moscow. tvbrics.com Leaders of Cuba, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other countries arrived in the Russian capital to take part in the celebrations…

Agencies (2024-05-09). Watch: Russia marks Victory Day, emboldened by Ukraine war gains. scmp.com The May 9 parade marks the Soviet Union's defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II and has become one of Russia's most important public holidays.

Communist Party of India Marxist-Leninist Liberation (2024-05-09). Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation: The dictator is down, throw him out! links.org.au CPI(ML) Liberation — The first two phases of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections have set the tone and direction of these elections. We the people of India must now take it forward to ensure a clear victory…

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Nation's self-developed satellite to launch service in HKSAR. ecns.cn As China's first self-developed satellite communications system, Tiantong will offer commercial mobile services in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Wednesday.

Maxime Duriez (2024-05-09). Syria/Dabbagh case : First trial in France of the crimes of the Syrian authorities. fidh.org

Nicholas Spiro (2024-05-09). A strong US dollar could bring Asia more pain, especially if Trump wins. scmp.com The prospect of 'higher for longer' interest rates and a 'stronger for longer' US dollar has hit Asian markets particularly hard, with Japan an extreme example. The only way the dollar will fall meaningfully is if the US economy slows sharply and the Fed cuts rates sooner and at a faster pace than markets expect.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Tehran to Host Iran-Turkey Joint Economic Cooperation Commission. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's minister of roads and urban development said the meeting of the Iran-Turkey Joint Economic Cooperation Commission will be held in Tehran within the next weeks.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran's Missile, Military Might Non-Negotiable: President. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi reiterated that the country will not negotiate over its missile and defense capabilities.

Sydney Allen (2024-05-09). Heatwave highlights climate vulnerabilities in Southeast Asia. globalvoices.org

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-09). Russia accuses US of interference in India's elections amid religious freedom criticism. ptcnews.tv PTC Web Desk: The Russian foreign ministry has accused the US of attempting to destabilise India during its 2024 Lok Sabha elections, following criticism from a US federal commission regarding alleged violations of religious freedom in New Delhi. According to RT news, Maria Zakharova, spokesperson for the Russian foreign ministry, stated that Washington's lack of understanding of India's national mentality and history leads to unfounded accusations about religious freedoms in the country. Zakharova said such actions were disrespectful to India and constitute interference in its internal affairs.

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran's Deputy FM Stresses Tehran-Dushanbe Cooperation in Fight against Terrorism. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Baqeri described cooperation between Iran and Tajikistan in the fight against terrorism as necessary.

bwitanek (2024-05-09). Teach Palestine Week May 13 — 17. fightbackbetter.com Integrating lessons about Palestine into our curriculum is vital for challenging the narratives propagated by mainstream media that often demonize a people struggling for survival and dignity on their own land. We must remember that Palestine has endured continuous attacks and systematic destruction for 76 years, and we must never forget the original and ongoing Nakba. | YOUR STUDENTS deserve an honest & truthful understanding of Palestine. We strongly urge educators to incorporate lessons about Palestine into their teaching every day from May 13th to May 17th. We will provide simple 20-minute activities that…

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). Attempts to pursue 'Taiwan Independence' doomed to fail: Foreign Ministry. ecns.cn Any attempt to pursue "Taiwan independence" under any pretext or in any form will not succeed, Foreign Ministry spokesman Lin Jian said on Thursday.

(2024-05-09). Jordanian authorities shut down Al-Yarmouk TV station. facebook.com

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-09). Indian student Rupesh Chandra Chintakindi reported missing in Chicago since May 2. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: An Indian student, Rupesh Chandra Chintakindi, has been reported missing in Chicago since May 2. The Consulate General of India in Chicago has initiated efforts in coordination with local authorities and the Indian diaspora to locate and reestablish contact with him.In a recent statement posted on X, the Consulate General of India expressed deep concern over Rupesh Chandra Chintakindi's disappearance, stating, "The Consulate is deeply concerned learning that Indian student Rupesh Chandra Chintakindi is incommunicado since May 2. Consulate is in touch with the police and the Indian diaspora hoping…

ecns.cn (2024-05-09). 'Panda Train' on China-Laos railway makes debut in SW China. ecns.cn The train, decorated with images, paintings, and mascots of giant panda and named as "Panda Train", which operates along Southwest China's Guiyang and Xishuangbanna cities and Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Luang Prabang in Laos, departed from Guiyang on Wednesday.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-09). Azerbaijan: Arbitrary detention of Anar Mammadli. fidh.org In a context of increasing crackdown on civil society in Azerbaijan, more than 30 organisations including OMCT and FIDH in the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders call for the immediate release of Anar Mammadli and urge the authorities of Azerbaijan to end reprisals against human rights defenders in the country.
We, the undersigned human rights organisations, condemn in strongest possible terms the Azerbaijani authorities' detention of Anar Mammadli, (…) | – |

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-09). Russia supports India, queries US over lack of evidence in Pannun case. ptcnews.tv Moscow, May 9: Dismissing US allegations against India regarding a thwarted assassination plot targeting Sikh preacher Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the Russian Foreign Ministry has emphasised that Washington has yet to provide credible evidence implicating Indian citizens in the case.Maria Zakharova, the official spokeswoman of the Russian Foreign Ministry, stated during a briefing on Wednesday (local time) that, "According to the information we have, Washington has not yet provided any reliable evidence of the involvement of Indian citizens in the preparation of the murder of a certain GS Pannun. Speculation on thi…

Reuters (2024-05-09). Vladimir Putin warns of global clash as Russia marks Victory Day. scmp.com Russian president uses to speech to warn that his nuclear forces were 'always' on alert and that Russia would not tolerate any threats from the West.

Mark Gruenberg (2024-05-09). Are sleaze revelations fueling 20 percent GOP vote for dropout Haley? peoplesworld.org INDIANAPOLIS—It's bad enough that women and everyone who supports them are hearing stories in the current Trump trial about how he compared a porn star with whom he was about to have sex to his own daughter and how he assured the performer that his wife, Melania, was not an issue because they did not …

tn.ai (2024-05-09). Iran, Iraq Extend Gas Contract for Another 5 Years: NIGC Chief. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The CEO of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) said the gas contract between Iran and Iraq, which would finish at the end of June 20, 2024, was extended for another five years.

(2024-05-09). Pakistani journalist Muhammad Siddique Mengal targeted, killed by bomb. voanews.com

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-09). Georgia: International solidarity with Georgian civil society. fidh.org More than forty-five human rights organisations from around the world, including FIDH and OMCT within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, signed a letter in solidarity with Georgian civil society, condemning the efforts of the Georgian government to introduce the law on the transparency of foreign influence.
As human rights defenders across the globe, we are deeply troubled by efforts of the Georgian government to stifle civil society voices (…) | – |

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-09). Dubai-Jamaica flight with Indians sent back, MEA confirms. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: A chartered flight carrying multiple Indian passengers from Dubai to Jamaica has been sent back due to concerns over their documentation, confirmed the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday. | MEA spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal on Thursday said, "We are given to understand that a chartered flight from Dubai landed in Jamaica with several Indians onboard. They had prior travel and hotel bookings. However local authorities were not satisfied with their documents. They were sent back to Dubai on 7th May."As per the reports, the chartered flight was carrying "253 Indians and other foreign nationals".

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-09). Georgia: Parliament must drop the legislation on "transparency of foreign influence" fidh.org Georgian authorities' attempt to reintroduce the draft Law on Transparency of Foreign Influence is an attack against civil society and independent media. The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (OMCT-FIDH) and the Human Rights Center call on the Parliament of Georgia to reject the adoption of this legislation, which is not compatible with the respect of the rights to freedom of association and expression.
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teleSUR, idg, DRL (2024-05-09). Universidades españolas se suman a protestas antisionistas. telesurtv.net Las protestas contra el genocidio israelí en Palestina que comenzaron en universidades de Estados Unidos se extienden por todo el mundo.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-05-09). Israel vuelve a cerrar el cruce de Kerem Shalom al sur de Gaza. telesurtv.net La Unrwa alertó que no estaba siendo provista de ayuda humanitaria la Franja de Gaza.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-05-09). Ejército israelí intensificó ataques aéreos y terrestres contra Gaza. radiohc.cu La Habana, 9 may (RHC) El Ejército israelí intensificó en las últimas horas sus bombardeos y amplió su ofensiva terrestre en Gaza, en medio de temores globales por un asalto a la superpoblada ciudad de Rafah, reportaron hoy medios de prensa.

teleSUR, nbb, JGN (2024-05-09). Israel bombardea zonas civiles en Gaza con saldo de decenas de muertos. telesurtv.net En Rafah, al sur de la Franja de Gaza, ocho civiles fueron asesinados por aviones de la ocupación en una casa de la familia Eid al oeste de la ciudad.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN, SH, JDO (2024-05-09). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-05-09). Siria reitera apoyo a Gaza frente a genocidio de Israel. telesurtv.net Las muestras de apoyo por parte de Siria a la Franja de Gaza ocurren a 215 días del inicio del asedio de las fuerzas de Israel en el territorio.

teleSUR, dcdc, DRL (2024-05-09). Más de 34.900 palestinos asesinados en Gaza por Israel. telesurtv.net El número total de heridos aumentó a 78.514 personas tras los constantes ataques del ejército de ocupación.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-05-09). Cuba pide mayor participación en Unión Euroasiática. telesurtv.net Agradeció la amistad de la Unión Económica Euroasiática en la lucha contra el bloqueo impuesto por Estados Unidos a Cuba.

Michael Roberts (2024-05-09). India: Modi and the rise of the billionaire Raj. cadtm.org A general election in India starts today. 970m Indians, more than 10% of the world's population, will head to the polls in what will be the largest election in history for the Lok Sabha (House of the People) parliamentary elections. The poll will spread across India and take up to 4 June to complete. Opinion polls suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and his coalition will win a third successive 5-year term, and win by (…) | – | / |

Sushovan Dhar (2024-05-09). India : popular movements, not elections, will bring transformative change. cadtm.org With the exception of a brief period, India has been more fortunate than many other nations in being able to maintain parliamentary rule over the last 77 years. With 900 million voters—more than the populations of Europe and Australia put together—the Indian elections are hailed as the largest exhibition and celebration of democracy. The nation's economic growth over the past 30 years —one of the fastest in the world—also makes the elections noteworthy on a global scale.
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english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-09). Al-Manar correspondent in south Lebanon reports Israeli drones target a car on a road in Bafliyeh, South Lebanon. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-09). Yahya Saree: Yemen's Missile Force executed two operations targeting the MSV Vittoria, the first in the Indian Ocean, and the second in the Arab Sea. english.almanar.com.lb

newarab (2024-05-09). Israel, Hamas resume talks in Cairo for Gaza ceasefire deal. newarab.com Israeli and Hamas delegations are back in Cairo to Hamas announced on Monday evening that it agreed to a proposed deal presented by mediators

newarab (2024-05-09). Israel Rafah attack may be south Gaza famine 'tipping point'. newarab.com An Israeli forces seized southern Gaza's Rafah border crossing with

newarab (2024-05-09). Majority of Democrats believe Israel is committing genocide. newarab.com A new poll published on Wednesday found a majority of According to the poll carried out by

newarab (2024-05-09). Trapped in Rafah, I'm witnessing genocide with my own eyes. newarab.com Monday already feels like a lifetime ago. | Outbursts of joy from But now it's clear this false dawn — the most painful of all — may well be our last. Israel has begun evacuating the eastern part of Rafah and strangled aid routes. Now they are shelling us with impunity. | Israel's politici…

newarab (2024-05-09). Palestinian academic freedom case argued in US federal court. newarab.com A decade-old case on academic freedom and the right to boycott was The issue is whether or not academics committed a violation by participating in an anti-Israel boycott. The defence has argued this is their constitutional right, noting that this case has been dismissed multiple times. | "His advocacy is protected, his communicating views to members of the public in connection with an i…

newarab (2024-05-09). Half of Gaza's water sites destroyed or damaged by Israel. newarab.com More than half of Gaza's According to the BBC, 53 percent of the 603 water facilities in the Gaza Strip have either been damaged or destroyed during Most of the sites that are affected are in…

newarab (2024-05-09). How Nur Shams camp became Israel's West Bank battleground. newarab.com Tulkarem, occupied West Bank – Since the start of the war on Gaza, Israel has "Israel has executed 22 military operations in the camp since the war began, the first of which was on October 19. This number is notably high when compared to preceding months," Sulaiman Al-Zuhairi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Khadouri University in Tulkarem and a researcher on Palestinian refugee camps, told…

newarab (2024-05-09). Gaza: 49 bodies found in 3rd mass grave at Al-Shifa hospital. newarab.com Gaza health workers uncovered on Wednesday at least 49 bodies at The Israeli military has repeatedly targeted

newarab (2024-05-09). Israel pounds Gaza as truce talks resume. newarab.com Israel bombarded Rafah on Wednesday as the military said ground troops conducted "targeted raids" in the southern Gaza city's east, with negotiations to halt the seven-month war underway in Cairo. | Israel has defied international objections and sent tanks into Rafah, which is crowded with Palestinian civilians sheltering near the Egyptian border, seizing early on Tuesday a crossing that is the main conduit for aid into the besieged territory. | The White House condemned the interruption to humanitarian deliveries, with US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin later confirming reports that Washington had paused a shi…

newarab (2024-05-09). US delays report on whether Israel broke international law. newarab.com US President The State Department had been working for months on the review, which was set to determine whether Israel violated international humanitarian law since the war on Gaza started in October. | If it was found that Israel was indeed violating in…

newarab (2024-05-09). How will Israel's attack on Rafah impact the Lebanese front. newarab.com On Monday, 6 May,

newarab (2024-05-09). Belgium university to quit project with Israeli institutions. newarab.com A It comes after a negative assessment by Vrije Universiteit Brussel's ethics commission, the Belga News Agency reported. | The university said it would start discussions with the The Vrije Universiteit Brussel said on Tuesday tha…

newarab (2024-05-09). Barclays 'increased financing' of Israel-linked arms firms. newarab.com The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) and War on Want found a significant increase in shareholdings in loans to nine companies known to be producing weapons used by Israel. | The repo…

newarab (2024-05-09). Trinity College Dublin and UB set to divest from Israel. newarab.com Two European Trinity College The action saw the…

newarab (2024-05-09). Ecocide in Gaza: The environmental impact of Israel's war. newarab.com In the place of orchards, sandy beaches, and strawberry fields that were once the pride of Gazans, the coastal territory is now a "In northern Gaza, two-thirds of the land was agricultural – now there's nothing left," says Samar Safiya, a Gazan environmental activist. | Her voice notes, sent by WhatsApp to The New Arab, paint a

newarab (2024-05-09). Empty streets and 'fear' in Gaza's Rafah since Israeli incursion. newarab.com Displaced More than 1.4 million people had crammed into Rafah, a city on the Gaza Strip's southern border with Egypt, as Israeli forces pushed their way southward from the coastal territory's north dur…

newarab (2024-05-09). Video shows Egyptian soldiers assaulting Palestinian boy. newarab.com A video showing a violent attack on a Palestinian boy fleeing the Israeli war on Gaza by Egyptian soldiers has triggered outrage across Egypt. | In the video in question, several Egyptian army soldiers are seen beating up a teenage boy believed to have attempted to illegally cross into Egypt. | One Egyptian soldier told his colleagues as he attacked the boy: "Let me teach the kid a lesson." The dialect of the soldier in the video seemed to be Egyptian Arabic; but the timing or the exact location of the incident remains unclear. Neither is the identity or the nationality of the boy. | üö®&…

newarab (2024-05-09). South Gaza hospitals have only three days' fuel left: WHO. newarab.com Hospitals in the southern Gaza Strip have only three days of fuel left due to closed border crossings, the head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday. | Despite international objections, Israel sent tanks into the overcrowded southern city of Rafah on Tuesday and seized the nearby crossing into Egypt that is the main conduit for aid into the besieged Palestinian territory. | WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said fuel that the UN health agency had expected to be allowed in on Wednesday had been blocked. | The Israeli authorities control the flow of humanitarian aid into Gaza. | "The clo…

newarab (2024-05-09). Israel says Biden threat to stop arms 'very disappointing'. newarab.com Two top Israeli officials criticised "This is a difficult and very disappointing statement to hear from a president to whom we have been grateful since the beginning of the war," Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Gilad Erdan, said on public radio in Israel's first reaction to Biden's warni…

newarab (2024-05-09). Video of Israeli businessman's murder in Egypt goes viral. newarab.com A video has gone viral over the past hours, allegedly showing In 'Shalom' is a Hebrew word idiomatically used to mean "hello" or "goodbye"

newarab (2024-05-09). Lebanon body puts Israeli bombardment damage at $1.5 bln. newarab.com Seven months of Israel and

newarab (2024-05-09). Netanyahu 'pushed for Rafah attack now' at cabinet meeting. newarab.com Israeli Prime Minister According to a Haaretz source, everyone present at the war cabinet meeting apart from Netanyahu opposed the immediate offensive and it was voted down. | The source told Haare…

newarab (2024-05-09). Lebanon security source says five killed in Israeli strikes on south. newarab.com A Lebanese security source said five people including two Hezbollah fighters were killed on Wednesday in Israeli strikes on southern Lebanon, with a Palestinian group reporting three fatalities among its ranks. | Israel and Hezbollah, a Hamas ally, have stepped up cross-border exchanges that have been ongoing following Israel's onslaught on Gaza on 7 October. | According to the Lebanese security source, "two Hezbollah fighters" were killed in an Israeli air strike on the border town of Adaisseh. | Hezbollah later said two of its fighters had been "martyred on the road to Jerusalem", the phrase it uses to refer…

newarab (2024-05-09). Biden: US to withhold weapons from Israel if Rafah invaded. newarab.com President "I made it clear that if they go into Rafah, I'm not supplying the weapons t…

newarab (2024-05-09). Israel bombs Rafah as Biden threatens arms suspension. newarab.com Israel has already defied international objections by sending in tanks and conducting "targeted raids" in the border city, where an estimated 1.4 million displaced Palestinian civilians. | Israel on Thur…

newarab (2024-05-09). Israel to 'give private US firm control of Rafah crossing'. newarab.com According to Haaretz, negotiations are ongoing with the unnamed company, which employs former elite US soldiers and specializes in securing strategic sites in Africa and the Middle East. | Israel and the US will help the firm if needed, the report added. | However, US officials have refused to confirm this. | US National Security Cou…

newarab (2024-05-09). Son of Shoah survivors: Israel has become 'Nazi society'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-09). Preserving Syria's past: The tragic loss of Idlib artefacts. newarab.com northwest Syria is among the richest of the country's regions when it comes to its However, in the last 13 years of war, these sites — some of which are on the

newarab (2024-05-09). Iranian President Raisi to make first visit to Iraq soon. newarab.com Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is slated to visit The expected visit would mark Raisi's first since assuming the presidency and his second to Baghdad within the past five years, having previously served as the head of the judiciary in Iran. | The President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Nechirvan Barzani, confirmed Raisi's visit to Iraq during and following…

newarab (2024-05-09). Extremist rabbi's cousin charged with ramming Gaza protester. newarab.com A New York real estate developer was charged with felony assault after police said he hit a woman with his car during a pro-Palestine demonstration led by students connected to the Reuven Kahane, 57, was arrested Tuesday morning after driving his car into a 55-year-old safety marshal for the protest, according to witnesses and a New York police department spokesperson. | The woman, who was treated at a hospital for minor injuries, was also arrested, but charges of criminal mis…

newarab (2024-05-09). Preserving Syria's past: The tragic loss of Idlib artefacts. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-09). Iran nuclear cooperation 'completely unsatisfactory': IAEA. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-09). Iranian drone attack kills two in northwestern Syria. newarab.com At least two people were killed in an Iranian drone attack on rebel-held The suicide drones targeted the neighbouring villages of Basoufan and Kabashin in the northern countryside of the One of the casualties was reportedly a rebel commander, a Syrian activist told Al-Araby Al-Jadeed. Five more people…

newarab (2024-05-09). Basra in shock after 13 Iraqi lives lost in murder-suicide. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-09). Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to prison. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-09). Macklemore pro-Palestine song faces YouTube 'shadow ban'. newarab.com US rapper Macklemore's The song, titled 'Hind's Hall', paid tribute to

newarab (2024-05-09). Ghassan Abu Sittah receives honorary doctorate from AUB. newarab.com British-Palestinian doctor and activist The prestigious university chose Abu Sittah for his efforts treating the wounded around the region over the last decade. | Joining Abu Sittah as recipients of the award are Indian author Arundhati Roy and American philanthropist Darren Charles Walker. | The honorees will be inducted into this year's Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters category at…

newarab (2024-05-09). 3 policemen killed in bomb attack in northeast Afghanistan. newarab.com The improvised explosive device (IED) was attached to a motorcycle which targeted a convoy of police vehicles in Faizabad, the capital of mountainous Badakhshan province, around 11 am (0630 GMT). | "The bomb exploded while the convoy of police forces was on its wa…

newarab (2024-05-09). Erdogan threatens new military operation in Syria. newarab.com Turkish President Turkey "will complete its work in Syria when the time is right," Erdogan said, following a government meeting earlier this week. | "Certainly, when the time and hour come, we will complete our work in Syria, which was left incomplete due to the promises made and broken by our allies," he added, apparently hinting at the US which supports Kurdish-led factions in war-…

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Iran warns of human disaster in Rafah if Israel continues terror, genocide. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister warns that the continuation of Israel's acts of terror and genocide in Rafah will lead to another human disaster.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Oxford students protest against Gaza genocide. presstv.ir Students at Oxford University protest against the war in Gaza, demanding divestment from, and a boycott of, Israeli institutions that profit from the genocidal war.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Funeral of mother, son killed in Israeli strike on south Lebanon. presstv.ir Mourners carry the coffins of May Youssef and her 12-year-old son, who were killed in an Israeli strike against a southern Lebanese village.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). May 8: 'Axis of Resistance' operations against Israeli occupation. presstv.ir Resistance groups in Palestine and across the region continue their operations against the Tel Aviv regime and its Western backers.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). French university students set up tents, protest against Israel's attack on Rafah. presstv.ir Dozens of student protesters demonstrated in front of Sciences Po University in Paris, denouncing Israel's recent attack on Gaza…

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Irish college agrees to divest from Israeli firms following student protest. presstv.ir Students at Dublin have ended their pro-Palestine rally after college authorities agreed to divest from Israeli firms.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Gazans mourn over bodies of loved ones at al-Najjar hospital in Rafah. presstv.ir Relatives mourn over the bodies of their loved ones at al-Najjar hospital in Rafah in southern Gaza Strip after Israeli airstrike.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Greek May Day demos condemn Israeli savagery in Gaza. presstv.ir A few thousand protesters held flags, banners, and placards in support of Palestine and the protests taking place on university campuses in the States.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). West asked Iran 'don't hit Israel hard', lower intensity of True Promise: FM. presstv.ir Iran's foreign minister says the West had called on the Islamic Republic to exercise restraint and mitigate the severity of its retaliation.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Hezbollah says it hit Israeli targets in 'multipronged attack'. presstv.ir Lebanon's Hezbollah says it launched a multipronged attack on targets controlled by the Israeli regime.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Yemeni forces target 3 Israeli-linked ships in Gulf of Aden, Indian Ocean. presstv.ir The spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces says the army has launched attacks on three ships linked to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Wounded Gazans rushed to hospital following airstrike on Rafah. presstv.ir Injured Palestinians are rushed to Kuwait Hospital following an Israeli bombardment of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). AIPAC censures Biden for pausing arms shipment to Israel. presstv.ir The powerful Israel lobby has hit out at the Biden administration for delaying arms shipment to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). US halt to arms shipment to Israel too little too late: Rights advocates. presstv.ir The regime's relentless air and artillery strikes continue to claim civilian lives in the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Israel uses negotiations as cover for Rafah invasion: Hamas. presstv.ir Hamas official says the Israeli regime is prolonging truce negotiations so it can carry out a full-scale invasion of the southern Gaza city of Rafah.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Families of Israeli captives press for swap deal with Hamas. presstv.ir Families of Israeli captives step up pressure to reach a swap deal with Hamas.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Op. True Promise 'source of national pride', consensus builder: Raeisi. presstv.ir Raeisi has praised as a source of national pride the Islamic Republic's daring strikes last month on the Israeli-occupied territories.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Iran: US threat of sanctions on ICC over Israel arrest warrants 'shameful'. presstv.ir Iran has hit out at the US over reports that American lawmakers are preparing legislation to sanction International Criminal Court officials if they issue arrest warrants against Israeli officials.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Palestine urges global action against Israel's planned Rafah assault. presstv.ir Palestine's UN ambassador calls on the international community to intervene to stop Israel's planned invasion of the Gaza city of Rafah.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Israel keeps bombing Rafah as truce talks resume in Cairo. presstv.ir The bombardment of Rafah comes despite Hamas agreeing to the proposed truce deal put forward by mediators.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Iran president urges global action for Gaza humanitarian aid. presstv.ir President Raeisi called on international organizations to intensify efforts to overcome obstacles created by the Israeli regime.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Thousands attend pro-Palestinian protest in Bangladesh. presstv.ir Thousands of Bangladeshi students march in Dhaka in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza and with pro-Palestinian student protests around the world.

presstv.ir (2024-05-09). Washington police clear pro-Palestine encampment, arrest dozens. presstv.ir Students had been inside the George Washington University Yard since April 25.

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). Iran-linked Houthis Strike Again; Rain Missiles & Drones On Three 'Israeli' Ships In Three Days. hindustantimes.com The Houthi rebels have claimed three missiles attacks on three different ships in three days. Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Saree said that two Panama-flagged container ships, MSC Gina and MSC Diego, were attacked in the Gulf of Aden. Though Saree said that they were hit accurately, there was no reported damage to both ships. Meanwhile, MSC Vittoria was struck twice, once in the Indian Ocean and then in the Arabian Sea. Houthi rebels said that the second attack was successful. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). Biden's Final Threat To Israel Over Rafah Invasion Plan; 'U.S. Won't Give Artillery, Offensive Arms'. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). Rafah Invasion Plan Lands Netanyahu In A Soup; Israeli Minister & Hamas Mount Attacks. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). Israel Pays Heavy Price For West Bank Raids; Inspector Killed After Fighting Palestinian Gunmen. hindustantimes.com An elite commando of Israel's border police succumbed to his injuries, suffered in a deadly West Bank raid. Chief Inspector Yitav Lev Halevi, a border police officer and the commander in elite Yamam counter-terrorism unit was wounded during an operation in West Bank town of Dayr al-Ghusun, near Tulkarem, on May 4. Five gunmen, members of a Hamas cell responsible for the murder of an Israeli and the injury of others in recent terror attacks in the West Bank, were also killed in the IDF and Border police joint operation. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). IDF Soldier Caught In Hamas Rocket Fury Over Rafah; Al-Qassam, Al-Quds & Al-Aqsa Brigades On Rampage. hindustantimes.com Hamas continued to launch attacks towards southern Israel since IDF seized the eastern side of Rafah crossing. Last night too, massive rocket barrages were fire from Rafah. Hamas' armed wing, Al-Qassam Brigades, alongwith Islamic Jihad's Al-Quds Brigades, Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and Martyr Abu Ali Mustafa Brigades launched 16 joint attacks on May 7. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). Israeli Soldier Killed As Hezbollah Pounds Army HQ With Burkan Missiles, Drones; IDF Fumes | Watch. hindustantimes.com The IDF has announced that an Israeli soldier was killed in Hezbollah's Burkan missile and explosive drone attacks on Army headquarters and Biranit Barracks near the Lebanon border on May 8. The Iran-backed group targeted Israel Army position in 10 different attacks on Wednesday. The IDF hit back with air strikes that left 7 people dead, including Hezbollah and Al-Quds Brigades fighters. Meanwhile, Israel's defence minister warned of a "hot summer" ahead as he met with Israeli troops at the northern border with Lebanon. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-09). 'Russia Stopped Shelling After…': Jaishankar Recalls How PM Modi's Call To Putin Helped Indians. hindustantimes.com External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar recalled how India got things done for its stranded citizens when the Russia-Ukraine conflict began in 2022. Speaking at a session in New Delhi, Jaishankar said that once students were caught in shelling and the situation was brought under control as soon as PM Narendra Modi dialled Russian President Vladimir Putin. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

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2024-05-07: News Headlines

Oscar Rickett (2024-05-07). Gaza ceasefire: Israel faces fury from captives' families over stalling on deal with Hamas. middleeasteye.net Gaza ceasefire: Israel faces fury from captives' families over stalling on deal with Hamas | Protests in Tel Aviv and other Israeli cities call on Benjamin Netanyahu to follow Hamas and accept proposal | | A rally in Tel Aviv calling for the return of captives held by Hamas and a ceasefire…

Associated Press (2024-05-07). Israeli forces seize Gaza side of Rafah crossing, putting ceasefire talks with Hamas on knife's edge. scmp.com Israel sent tanks into Rafah in war-torn Gaza's far south and took control of the border crossing with Egypt, as ceasefire negotiations with Hamas remain on a knife's edge.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Welcomes Hamas' Response to Gaza Truce Proposal. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Iran welcomed Hamas' endorsement of an Egyptian-Qatari proposal for ceasefire in Gaza, saying it indicates the Palestinian resistance's political savvy.

Democracy Now! (2024-05-07). Democracy Now! 2024-05-07 Tuesday. democracynow.org Headlines for May 07, 2024; Fmr. Israeli Peace Negotiator Daniel Levy: U.S. Pressure on Israel Is Key to Lasting Gaza Ceasefire; Report from Rafah: Israel Seizes Border Crossing, Blocking Humanitarian Aid, as Ceasefire Talks Continue; "Stop Weaponizing Antisemitism": Police "Body-Slam" Jewish Dartmouth Prof. at Campus Gaza Protest | Headlines for May 07, 2024; Fmr. Israeli Peace Negotiator Daniel Levy: U.S. Pressure on Israel Is Key to Lasting Gaza Ceasefire; Report from Rafah: Israel Seizes Border Crossing, Blocking Humanitarian Aid, as Ceasefire Talks Continue; "Stop Weaponizing Anti…

Angela (2024-05-07). Friday 5/31: San Jose: Peace Vigil – Ceasefire Now! No Weapons for Israel or Ukraine! indybay.org in front of MLK Library | 4th and San Fernando | San Jose, CA…

unitedEditor (2024-05-07). Time out or sad saga will continue in the Middle East. uwidata.com Hamas has accepted a ceasefire deal proposed by Egypt and Qatar. But Israel says, it will continue to operate in Gaza despite Hamas' response to the deal. So, the drama will go on for some times. It is a very sad saga, because an official familiar with Israeli thinking says Israeli officials are examining the …

Staff (2024-05-07). Fmr. Israeli Peace Negotiator Daniel Levy: U.S. Pressure on Israel Is Key to Lasting Gaza Ceasefire. democracynow.org Even after Hamas accepted a Gaza ceasefire proposal Monday, Israeli forces moved in with tanks to seize the Rafah crossing with Egypt. Israel says the ceasefire deal falls short of its demands, and Hamas has called for "international intervention." Former Israeli peace negotiator Daniel Levy says the limited information and political maneuvering of all parties raises more questions than answers right now, but the core issue is whether all parties can maintain a sustained end to hostilities. "In addition to testing each other, the Hamas and Israeli parties are testing the United States of America…

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Ball Is in Israel's Court, Hamas Says of Truce Proposal. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The head of the political bureau of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, said the ball is currently in the Israeli regime's court after the Palestinian group agreed to an Egyptian-Qatari proposal for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Staff (2024-05-07). Headlines for May 7, 2024. democracynow.org Israel Begins Ground Invasion of Rafah After Hamas Agrees to Ceasefire, Israel Used U.S. Weapons in Lebanon Attack That Killed 7 Health Workers, Students Continue Gaza Solidarity Protests, Defying Arrests, Suspensions, Harvard and MIT Students Defy Deadlines for Ending Protests, Receive Faculty Support, SUNY Purchase Agrees to Student Demands; Columbia Cancels Commencement Ceremony, Gaza Solidarity Encampments Form in Copenhagen, Barcelona; French High Schoolers Join Movement, Belgian Police Arrest 132 Climate Activists During Act of Peaceful Civil Disobedience, Bomb Attacks on IDP Camps In Democratic Republic of…

Reuters (2024-05-07). Gaza ceasefire uncertain, Israel vows to continue Rafah operation. scmp.com Palestinian militant group Hamas agreed to a Gaza ceasefire proposal from mediators, but Israel said the terms did not meet its demands.

Staff (2024-05-07). Report from Rafah: Israel Seizes Border Crossing, Blocking Humanitarian Aid, as Ceasefire Talks Continue. democracynow.org In Rafah, we speak with Gaza-based journalist Akram al-Satarri about Israel tightening restrictions on humanitarian aid, refusing a ceasefire deal and planning to invade the city where over a million Palestinians are sheltering. Israel's military seized control of the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing with Egypt, blocking humanitarian aid from entering the besieged territory, and trapping Palestinians under heavy Israeli bombardment. This comes after Israel also closed the Karem Abu Salem crossing in southern Gaza this weekend after a Hamas attack killed four Israeli soldiers. "Israel is not allo…

unitedEditor (2024-05-07). Time out or sad saga will continue in the Middle East. unitedworldint.com Hamas has accepted a ceasefire deal proposed by Egypt and Qatar. But Israel says, it will continue to operate in Gaza despite Hamas' response to the deal. So, the drama will go on for some times. It is a very sad saga, because an official familiar with Israeli thinking says Israeli officials are examining the …

Staff (2024-05-07). Hamas accepts cease-fire deal, Israel examining proposal; IDF enters Rafah, report claims. haaretz.com Hamas says it has accepted cease-fire deal, Israel says it is still examining the proposal ‚ñ IDF launches targeted strikes east of Rafah ‚ñ Biden, Netanyahu discuss Rafah operation ‚ñ White House: Deal best way to save lives of hostages, Netanyahu agrees to reopen Kerem Shalom crossing…

Amos Harel (2024-05-07). Netanyahu, trapped by Hamas' 'Yes,' is driving a wedge between Israel and the U.S. haaretz.com Hamas' announcement that it accepts the proposed cease-fire deal took Israel by surprise, given the crisis in the talks over the past few days. Israel's political leadership is level the patently false claims that U.S. President Joe Biden has abandoned Israel. And while Jerusalem keeps sending delegations to Egypt, the IDF is increasing the military pressure and operating to the east of Rafah…

Staff (2024-05-07). Israeli army takes control of Palestinian side of Rafah Crossing in southern Gaza. haaretz.com Hamas cease-fire, hostage deal proposal is 'unacceptable,' senior Israeli official tells Reuters ‚ñ IDF confirms taking control of Palestinian side of Rafah Crossing, some 2 miles from Egyptian border ‚ñ CNN: Israel will conduct a limited incursion into Rafah ‚ñ Egypt, Turkey, condemn Israel's Rafah offensive ‚ñ The U.S. delayed sale of thousands of precision weapons to Israel, WSJ reports…

teleSUR (2024-05-07). Israel Takes Control of Rafah Crossing in Gaza. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, Israeli occupation forces assumed "operational control" over Gaza's Rafah crossing, which has served as a passage for humanitarian aid from Egypt. | RELATED: | Since the beginning of the assault overnight Monday, Israel said it has taken control of the Gaza side of the Rafah crossing, with the Israeli forces killing at least 20 Palestinians. | Israeli forces attacked the Rafah city from the ground and air, th…

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). China, France oppose Israeli operation in Rafah. ecns.cn The heads of state of China and France oppose Israeli operation in Rafah, which will lead to a greater humanitarian disaster, the two countries said in a joint statement released on Monday.

Jack Khoury (2024-05-07). Israeli army takes control of Palestinian side of Rafah Border Crossing, forces operating in city's east. haaretz.com Amidst significant progress in the hostage negotiations, IDF forces have taken control of the Palestinian side of the Rafah crossing, which is now closed for entry of humanitarian aid, as well as the Kerem Shalom crossing. Israeli source to CNN: 'The incursion is a limited operation intended to pressure Hamas to agree to a deal'…

Jake Johnson (2024-05-07). Tlaib Says Rafah Invasion Is Directly Connected to Approval of US Military Aid. truthout.org Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Tuesday that the Israeli government's decision this week to invade the southern Gaza city of Rafah was directly connected to American lawmakers' recent approval of billions of dollars in additional military aid. "It's no coincidence that immediately after our government sent the Israeli apartheid regime over $14 billion with absolutely no conditions on upholding human… |

Staff (2024-05-07). UN chief warns Israel against ground invasion of Rafah amid tensions in Gaza. muslimmirror.com New York : In a stark warning, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declared on Monday that a ground invasion of Rafah would be "intolerable," citing its devastating humanitarian consequences and potential destabilising impact on the region, CNN reported. "A ground invasion in Rafah would be intolerable because of its devastating humanitarian consequences and because of …

Alexis Sterling (2024-05-07). Israel seizes Rafah crossing, cutting off Gaza's last humanitarian lifeline amid famine crisis. nationofchange.org This move effectively cuts off a critical humanitarian aid route to the enclave, where the majority of the population faces imminent famine due to ongoing conflict.

teleSUR (2024-05-07). Attack on Rafah is Part of Israeli Criminal Policy: Venezuela. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Venezuela strongly criticized the bombing carried out by Israeli occupation forces on the Palestinian city of Rafah. | RELATED: | "Venezuela categorically condemns the bombings on the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, perpetrated by the Zionist State of Israel, which continue its systematic criminal and expansionist policy," the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry said. | Venezuela also stated that the bombing is…

Editor (2024-05-07). May 7, 2024. sitrepworld.info Her Mantle So Green — Sinéad O'Connor The beast of ideology lifts the lid on transformation, by Alastair Crooke I am exhausted from Watching the West Self-destruct, by Paul Craig Roberts Patrick Lawrence: Of Journalists, Students & Power Israel/Gaza: The Masks Come Off in American Society, by Ron Unz MoA: Another Zionist Crime — The Psychopathic Destruction Of Rafah When The Unthinkable Becomes Everyday, by Roger Boyd Why the media have failed Gaza, by Jonathan Cook A Longstanding Thought, by Karl Sanchez Israel Violating US and International Law, Ex Officials Say, by C. Echols The…

Khuloud Rabah Sulaiman (2024-05-07). Fear, fury and fatigue in Rafah. electronicintifada.net About 100,000 people were ordered to flee ahead of Israel's invasion.

Jordan Atwood (2024-05-07). Senator Sanders demands US withdraw military aid as Israel escalates attacks in Rafah. nationofchange.org Amidst escalating violence in Rafah, Senator Bernie Sanders challenges the U.S. administration to cease military support for Israel, citing severe humanitarian risks and a potential large-scale tragedy.

ICRC (2024-05-07). Gaza: ICRC calls for protection of civilians while hoping for an agreement amidst evacuations, military operations and negotiations. icrc.org News release | As instructions to evacuate certain areas in Rafah were issued on Monday by Israel, the ICRC reiterates that all must be done to spare civilian lives, and to ensure they have access to the basic necessities for life, including food, water, and medica…

latintimes (2024-05-07). Israel Bombards Rafah Ahead Of Talks Aimed At Sealing Truce Deal. latintimes.com Israel carried out strikes on the Gazan city of Rafah overnight as it sought to put "pressure" on Hamas ahead of talks in Egypt on Tuesday aimed at sealing a truce proposal endorsed by the militants.

Agence France-Presse,Reuters (2024-05-07). UN says access to Gaza's Rafah crossing 'denied' by Israel. scmp.com UN agencies said on Tuesday that the two main crossings into the southern Gaza Strip remain shut, virtually cutting off the enclave from outside aid, with very few stores stationed inside.

Editor (2024-05-07). Sanders Says US Must 'End All Offensive Military Aid' as Israel Targets Rafah. scheerpost.com

sloiselier (2024-05-07). Gaza: ICRC calls for protection of civilians while hoping for an agreement amidst evacuations, military operations and negotiations. icrc.org As instructions to evacuate certain areas in Rafah were issued on Monday by Israel, the ICRC reiterates that all must be done to spare civilian lives, and to ensure they have access to the basic necessities for life, including food, water, and medical care. It is necessary to ensure that steps taken in recent weeks to increase the flow of aid into Gaza remain in place. The ICRC reiterates the need to protect the medical mission — inclusive of facilities, ambulances, doctors and nurses — and calls on all parties to the conflict to fully protect and respect this essential and life-saving service.At the…

Sharon Zhang (2024-05-07). Humanitarian Aid to Gaza Effectively Blocked After IDF Seizes Rafah Crossing. truthout.org Israeli forces have seized the Palestinian side of Rafah crossing, which has been the main entry point for humanitarian aid into Gaza since October, putting the entire aid operation in Gaza under threat after imposing what experts say is the worst famine in modern history on Palestinians in the region. The little humanitarian aid that has been allowed into Gaza in recent months has largely come… |

teleSUR (2024-05-07). Israel Shows No Interest in Respecting Human Rights: Brazil. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Brazil strongly condemned the bombing carried out by Israeli occupation forces against the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. | RELATED: | "With this military action, by choosing to deliberately escalate the conflict in an area where there is a high concentration of civilian population at this moment, the Israeli government once again shows disregard for respecting the basic principles of human rights and humanitarian la…

MEE staff (2024-05-07). Rafah invasion: Did Israel coordinate with Egypt before reoccupying the crossing? middleeasteye.net Rafah invasion: Did Israel coordinate with Egypt before reoccupying the crossing? | Israel's control of the Philadelphi Corridor raises questions on whether key peace agreements with Cairo are at stake | | Israeli soldiers wait for orders to withdraw from the Philadelphi Corridor on the Egyptian borde…

Radio Havana Cuba (2024-05-07). Israel seizes key Gaza border crossing as it launches assault on Rafah. en.escambray.cu Israeli forces have seized control of Gaza's Rafah border crossing, cutting off a vital route for humanitarian aid and potential sanctuary for civilians from a building offensive.

teleSUR (2024-05-07). China Asks Israel to Stop Its Offensive Against Rafah. telesurenglish.net On Tuesday, China expressed its concern over the Israeli occupation forces' military offensive on Rafah and urged Israel to stop attacking Gaza. | RELATED: | "China is deeply concerned about Israel's ground military operations against Rafah. We earnestly urge Israel to heed the calls of the international community and cease its attacks," Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson Lin Jian said, adding that Israel must make "every possible effort to…

Maureen Clare Murphy (2024-05-07). Warning of "Srebrenica" in Gaza as Israel seizes Rafah crossing. electronicintifada.net Aid cut off as "full-blown famine" in Gaza's north spreads southward.

WSWS (2024-05-07). US reiterates "ironclad" support to Israel as Netanyahu launches assault on Rafah. wsws.org Israel launched its long-planned genocidal assault on Rafah on Monday, issuing orders for the population of the city to evacuate and launching an intense bombardment.

MEE staff (2024-05-07). Israel seizes 'operational control' of Rafah crossing in Gaza. middleeasteye.net Israel seizes 'operational control' of Rafah crossing in Gaza | Israeli military cuts off vital road that connects southern city to Egypt, after major overnight operation | | The tanks of Israel's 401st Brigade entering the Palestinian side of the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt in the so…

Dave DeCamp (2024-05-07). Israeli Ground Forces Enter Rafah. news.antiwar.com Israeli tanks have entered Rafah and appear to be pushing to capture the Palestinian side of the Rafah border crossing that connects to Egypt, several media outlets have reported. Heavy airstrikes have been reported in the city as well, with some media reports describing it as a "carpet bombing," although the scale of destruction and …

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Aid Flow to Gaza Halted As Israeli Forces Tighten Control over Rafah. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — A halt in aid flow to Gaza through the Rafah border crossing with Egypt ensued as Israeli forces assumed control of the Palestinian side, according to humanitarian sources.

Editor (2024-05-07). Is the UN Failing in Gaza? scheerpost.com By Dawn Clancy / PassBlue As the war on Gaza enters its seventh month, 35,000 Palestinian civilians have been killed, warnings of genocide and famine are mounting and reports of mass graves with bodies showing signs of torture are emerging. While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vows to invade Rafah, a battered city in southern Gaza where over …

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Condemns Israel's Assault on Rafah. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran strongly condemned the Zionist regime's military attack on the Rafah crossing in southern Gaza.

Tareq S. Hajjaj (2024-05-07). Gazans salute university students' uprising for Palestine. mondoweiss.net As Israel's invasion of Rafah begins, people in Gaza are holding out hope that international pressure will force Israel to stand down. Part of that hope is tied to the heroic actions of students across the U.S. rising up for Palestine.

Habib Badawi, Mondoweiss. (2024-05-07). Student Resistance To Gaza Genocide Spurs Crisis For Democrats. popularresistance.org The defiant student protests erupting across American universities over U.S. support for Israel's assault on Gaza represent something far beyond a cyclical wave of campus activism. These scenes symbolize a profound political crisis that has laid bare the fractures within the Democratic Party and its faltering grip on a disaffected younger generation. As the Biden administration persists in providing military aid and diplomatic imprimatur for Israel's bombardment of the densely populated Palestinian territory, the human suffering in Gaza has become a tragic staging ground for global outrage.

Qasem Waleed (2024-05-07). What it's like to be used as a human shield by the Israeli army. mondoweiss.net Israeli soldiers rounded up Ahmad Safi and his male family members in Khan Younis and made them stand atop a sand dune for 12 hours as the soldiers took cover behind them during a firefight with Palestinian resistance fighters. This is their story.

Robert Reid (2024-05-07). Like in Israel, US Backing Gives War Criminals Free Rein in Philippines. truthout.org The ongoing genocide case filed by South Africa against Israel before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) marks a crucial step forward in addressing violations of international humanitarian law and a reaffirmation of the importance of holding states accountable for their actions. It sends a signal not only to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but also to other war criminals — that… |

Veterans for Peace (2024-05-07). Veterans Support Students Protesting Genocide in Palestine. dissidentvoice.org Veterans For Peace applauds the students who are protesting against the US/Israeli genocide in Palestine. These courageous young students are doing the right thing at the right time. "The students are absolutely right, and they may actually be saving our humanity," said Veterans For Peace president Susan Schnall. "Peace-loving people should applaud them, help them …

Editor (2024-05-07). Gaza's Collapsing Health System is One of the Goals of Israel's Genocide. scheerpost.com

Alan Macleod (2024-05-07). Biden Is Deeply Concerned About Israel's Behavior, Media Claims. mintpressnews.com Alan MacLeod explains how the Biden administration periodically leaks stories to friendly journalists in order to distance themselves from the violence they clearly are supporting, helping wash their hands of any culpability.

Omar Karmi (2024-05-07). Biden must end his hopeless devotion to Israel. electronicintifada.net US is complicit in dismantling…

infobrics (2024-05-07). India-Russia Relations: Seeking to Overcome the 'Oil Fever'. infobrics.org Since 2010, the India-Russia special and privileged strategic partnership has developed on a solid foundation of strong history and was maintained by the means of political imperatives…

infobrics (2024-05-07). India and Russia Are Closer Than They Seem: Indian Vibes in Moscow. infobrics.org Moscow is a multicultural city. It is home to 13 million people, and only about half of them are native Muscovites. The capital attracts residents of smaller Russian cities, as well as immigrants from CIS countries, Middle Asia, Europe, and even India, with its opportunities both for education and career development and for a rich cultural life…

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Xi elaborates on China's position on Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined China's principled position on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the Ukraine crisis when he jointly met the press with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron here on Monday.

Aseel Saleh, People's Dispatch. (2024-05-07). 'Occupation's Nightmare' Continues Despite Jordanian Crackdown. popularresistance.org Since the recent war on Gaza was launched by the Israeli occupation forces in October 2023, Jordan has witnessed mass protests across the country. Such protests are not unusual for the Jordanian people in spite of their government's compromising stance on the Israeli entity. Jordanians have taken to the streets for decades in protest over the Israel-Jordan Peace treaty, also known as "Wadi Araba", that was signed in 1994. | "'Wadi Araba' is not peace, 'Wadi Araba' is surrender, has been chanted by Jordanians for around 30 years.

(2024-05-07). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org

Canadians for Justice, Peace in the Middle East (2024-05-07). Arms Embargo Now: Canadian Civil Society Escalates Push for End to Canada-Israel Military Trade. globalresearch.ca

Agence France-Presse (2024-05-07). Former White House hopeful Bernie Sanders seeks re-election at 82. scmp.com Bernie Sanders, the longest-serving independent senator in American history, said he will seek a fourth term in an announcement touting his record over 16 years and taking aim at US military funding for Israel.

Judy Maltz (2024-05-07). Architect of Israel's judicial coup jeered at Holocaust memorial ceremony in New York. haaretz.com Ceremony was disrupted by a group of Israeli expats outraged by the presence of Simcha Rothman — a lawmaker from the far-right Religious Zionism party — among the guests of honor…

Mikhael Manekin (2024-05-07). In Israel, Jewish extremists worshipping a God of Holy War are getting stronger. haaretz.com Since October 7, the flagrantly anti-democratic, morally bankrupt political theology of Israel's right-wing Jewish radicals, a worldview that justifies the death, starvation, and hunger of Palestinians, is becoming more dominant. Jews in Israel and around the world must confront this desecration of our tradition…

(2024-05-07). CPJ calls for investigation into Israeli shooting at 2 Al-Araby TV journalists in West Bank. theguardian.com

bwitanek (2024-05-07). NJ Senator Bramnick Thinks He Can Force Speech Into Mouths of Students! fightbackbetter.com Jon Bramnick, a NJ state senator who wants to be Governor was on Fox News and they displayed on the screen a list of demands that Bramnick has for the students of NJ. Bramnick is stating that the Rutgers administrators should have forced the students to meet his (Bramnick's) set of demands. Of the 5 demands he has for students, 4 of them are that student's adopt certain political positions and that they make statements — aligning their political beliefs with his. Also he is demanding that the students succumb to loyalty to Israel which is carrying out a mission to wipe Gaza's population from the face of t…

Pepe Escobar, The Cradle. (2024-05-07). The Russia—Iran—China Search For A New Global Security Order. popularresistance.org The Hegemon has no idea what awaits the Exceptionalist mindset: China has started to decisively stir the civilizational cauldron without bothering about an inevitable array of sanctions coming by early 2025 and/or a possible collapse of the international financial system. | Last week, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and his list of delusional US demands was welcomed in Beijing by Foreign Minister Wang Yi and President Xi Jinping as little more than an annoying gnat. Wang, on the record, stressed that Tehran was justified in defending itself against Israel's shredding of the Vienna Convention when it attacke…

Ofer Aderet (2024-05-07). Two Israeli soldiers killed in Hezbollah drone strike. haaretz.com The two reservists were killed during a drone strike near Metula, along the border with Lebanon…

ecns.cn (2024-05-06). Xi, Macron call for refraining from unilateral steps intensifying Israel-Palestine conflict. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron here on Monday called on all parties to refrain from taking unilateral steps on the ground that could increase tensions in the Israel-Palestine conflict.

MEE staff (2024-05-07). British students launch Gaza sit-ins at Balfour's old universities. middleeasteye.net British students launch Gaza sit-ins at Balfour's old universities | Author of the 1917 Balfour Declaration was chancellor of Edinburgh and Cambridge, where protests have sprung up against Israel's war on Gaza | | Students set up an encampment at Old College at Edinburgh University (Supplied) | Studen…

Peter Koenig (2024-05-07). Gaza: Zionist Israel Atrocities — Limitless and No End. globalresearch.ca

(2024-05-07). Why impact of Israel-Gaza war has become harder to document. CPJ Staff

(2024-05-07). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. Mohamed Mandour

Maria Calvo (2024-05-07). Cuba alerta sobre costo humanitario de invasión israelí a sur de Gaza. radiohc.cu La Habana, 7 mayo (RHC) El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, alertó hoy del costo sin precedentes para la sufrida población palestina si continúa la ofensiva israelí hacia el Sur de la Franja de Gaza.

(2024-05-07). Why impact of Israel-Gaza war has become harder to document. apnews.com

cpj.org (2024-05-07). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org Editor's notes: The list below is CPJ's most recent and preliminary account of journalist deaths in the war. Our database will not include all of these casualties until we have completed further investigations into the circumstances surrounding them. For more information, read our FAQ. The Israel-Gaza war has taken a severe toll on journalists since…

Mohamed Mandour (2024-05-07). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org Since the Israel-Gaza war began on October 7, journalists and media across the region have faced a hostile environment that has made reporting on the war exceptionally challenging. In addition to documenting the growing tally of journalists killed and injured, CPJ's research has found multiple kinds of incidents of journalists being targeted while carrying out…

Mnar Adley, MintPress News. (2024-05-07). The Dust Has Settled: The Aftermath Of Iran's Retaliatory Strikes On Israel. popularresistance.org In the wake of escalating tensions between Israel and Iran, MintCast brings you an exclusive interview with Seyed Mohammad Marandi, Professor of English Literature and Orientalism at the University of Tehran. Join MintPress as we delve into the unfolding events and gain insights into Iran's perspective. | As the world's attention remains fixated on the ongoing conflict in Gaza and the subsequent global student protests, focus has shifted to the broader implications of Israel's actions, particularly concerning Iran. Recently, Israel's bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Syria, followed by retaliatory drone attacks f…

newleftreview (2024-05-07). Richard Beck: Bidenism Abroad. newleftreview.org Panoramic survey of US foreign policy as Washington attempts to maintain its global hegemony in conditions of faltering growth. Containing China, confronting Russia, driving decarbonization: each of Biden's stated aims has been beset by insoluble contradictions from the outset, Richard Beck argues, now compounded by Israel's punitive war on Gaza.

Vince Olson, Fight Back! News. (2024-05-07). Chicago: May Day March For Palestine Prepares For Protest At DNC. popularresistance.org Chicago, IL — On May 3, the Coalition to March on the Democratic National Convention held a rally and march to celebrate International Workers Day. The 400 attendees heeded the call from the coalition to come stand with Palestine for May Day and vowed to show up again to protest against the Democratic National Convention (DNC) when the convention comes to Chicago August 19 through 22. | The coalition linked labor and immigrant rights movements in this event, as well. A special speaker at the rally was Artemio Arreola of Casa Michoacan and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.

Editor (2024-05-07). As Peace Protests Are Violently Suppressed, CNN Paints Them as Hate Rallies. scheerpost.com

Luis Linares Petrov (2024-05-07). Cuban president to attend Eurasian Economic Council meeting. plenglish.com Moscow, May 7 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel will attend for the first time an expanded meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which will take place on May 8, Russian Presidential Advisor Yuri Ushakov said on Tuesday.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-05-07). Cuba and Laos seek to build fairer society. plenglish.com Cuban Communist Party (PCC) Organization Secretary Roberto Morales made that remark during the visit to Havana by Bounthong Chitmany, a member of the Political Bureau and the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party (LPRP). | Both leaders participated in this capital on Monday in the opening ceremony of the 2nd Theoretical Seminar between the two political groups, aimed at analyzing the role of those organizations in human development to meet needs, preserve culture, and strengthen national values. | According to Morales, Cuba and Laos are united by the desire to build sociali…

Sit-In Report May 3 through 5 (2024-05-07). Interloper at Stanford Encampment Assaults Students Gets Arrested. indybay.org On May 3, a belligerent person interrupted a solemn vigil at Stanford University's pro-Palestine encampment. He verbally and and physically assaulted student demonstrators, leading to his arrest by Stanford police.

Angela (2024-05-07). Friday 5/31: Webinar: Palestine Solidarity Announcements. indybay.org

Angela (2024-05-07). Wednesday 5/8: Virtual Teach-In about Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | http: //tinyurl.com/PalestineWednesday…

John Malkin (2024-05-07). "Arcadia" – Interview with Director Chloe Xtina on Plans to Film "Arcadia" in Santa Cruz. indybay.org Chloe Xtina is a Sundance Ignite x Adobe fellow and she'll be shooting her third short film in Santa Cruz in mid-May. "Arcadia" is the story of a young woman's "sexual awakening infused with the precarity of climate collapse."

Free Palestine! (2024-05-07). Tuesday 5/7: Walk Out for Palestine at Diablo Valley College. indybay.org Diablo Valley College in the Commons, 321 Golf Club Rd, Pleasant Hill…

Occupy 4 Palestine (2024-05-07). Students at UC Davis Launch Gaza Solidarity Encampment. indybay.org On May 6, students at UC Davis launched an encampment on campus in solidarity with the people of Gaza. Students have issued a set of demands, and are requesting support at the encampment.

Reuters (2024-05-07). Russia's Putin sworn in as president, as US, most EU nations miss inauguration over Ukraine war. scmp.com Putin won a landslide victory in a presidential election in March, more than two years after he sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine.

noreply (2024-05-07). This Is Rich. LOL))). smoothiex12.blogspot.com Ah yes, this media whore explains to other media whore–uneducated, corrupted and, in case of Amanpour married to some State Department Mossad asset–about "independent" journalists. Amanpour is a war criminal, as is this NYC schlimazel Leibowitz aka Jon Stewart who was relevant in times of pushing Obama to the White House. Both are classic American "elite" representatives–one is a good ol' Jewish boy from NYC, another is an affirmative action Iranian-born dumb-ass with degree in "journalism" from some vocational school for retards in Rhode Island, a euphemism for having no education at all, which qualifies one…

WSWS (2024-05-07). Sri Lankan Tamil parties debate tactics in the presidential election. wsws.org Workers and poor in the North and East must reject the sordid political manoeuvres of the Tamil parties which represent the interests of the Tamil elites not those of working people.

latintimes (2024-05-07). Amazon Says Will Invest $9 Billion In Singapore. latintimes.com Amazon said Tuesday it would invest US$9 billion in Singapore over the next four years to expand its cloud computing capabilities in the city.

unitedEditor (2024-05-07). 70 years after the Battle of Dien Bien Phu. uwidata.com May 7 commemorates the seventieth anniversary of the victory of the Vietnamese people in the battle of Dien Bien Phu, which ended French colonial power throughout the Indochinese peninsula. This battle, together with the Algerian war of independence concluded in 1962 and the battle of Cuito Cuanavale that ended in November 1988 due to the …

tvbrics (2024-05-07). India's service sector confidently starts the first quarter of 2024-2025. tvbrics.com Business in India continues to grow…

tvbrics (2024-05-07). Saudi Arabia hosts Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2024. tvbrics.com The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) conference was held in Riyadh, where sustainable development through energy transition takes center stage…

tvbrics (2024-05-07). UAE and Uzbekistan expand economic co-operation in many sectors. tvbrics.com On the sidelines of the fifth session of the Joint Economic Commission in Tashkent, the UAE and Uzbekistan agreed to develop partnership in new economic sectors…

geo.tv (2024-05-07). How Modi's BJP plans to win a supermajority in India's election. geo.tv Congress is the only party that crossed 400 mark in India's history following Indira Gandhi's assassination in 1984…

geo.tv (2024-05-07). How's Neom's unique name linked to Prince Mohammed bin Salman. geo.tv Ever wondered meaning behind Saudi Arabia's 'Neom'? Here's the answer…

geo.tv (2024-05-07). Indian PM Modi casts his vote as giant election reaches half-way mark. geo.tv After voting's first phase, Modi's campaign focused more on firing up BJP's Hindu base by attacking rivals as pro-Muslim…

Staff (2024-05-07). "Stop Weaponizing Antisemitism": Police "Body-Slam" Jewish Dartmouth Prof. at Campus Gaza Protest. democracynow.org Gaza solidarity protests continue at college campuses across the nation — as does the police crackdown. This comes as more than 50 chapters of the American Association of University Professors have issued a statement condemning the violent arrests by police at campus protests. At Dartmouth College last week, police body-slammed professor and former chair of Jewish studies Annelise Orleck to the ground as she tried to protect her students. She was charged with criminal trespass and temporarily banned from portions of Dartmouth's campus. She joins us to describe her ordeal and respond to claims conflati…

EcoWaste Coalition (2024-05-07). EcoWaste Coalition: 7 More Paints from China and Thailand Failed Laboratory Tests for Lead Content. pressenza.com 7 May 2024, Quezon City. The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition today announced that seven more imported paint products failed laboratory tests for lead content and should therefore be withdrawn from the market at once. | Based on the analyses carried out by SGS, a global testing company, seven products submitted by the EcoWaste Coalition last April exceeded the 90 parts per million (ppm) limit for lead in paint as specified under the DENR-issued Chemical Control Order (CCO) for lead and its compounds. Laboratory tests confirm lead in excess of 90 parts per million (ppm) on these seven imported paints | Acc…

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Raps US' Arms Race in Outer Space. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Reminding the international community of its responsibility for peaceful use of outer space and the prevention of an arms race, an Iranian UN representative lashed out at the US government for refusing to prevent an arms race in the outer space.

ecns.cn (2024-05-07). China's EHang completes passenger-carrying eVTOL demonstration flight in UAE. ecns.cn EHang Holdings announced on Monday that its pilotless electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft EH216-S successfully completed its first passenger-carrying demonstration flight in Abu Dhabi, marking the first of its kind in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran's Navy to Dispatch Research Team to Antarctic. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Iranian Navy will deploy a team of researchers to the Antarctic, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani said.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Exporting Technical, Engineering Services in Water, Soil Sectors to 19 States. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — An official at Iran's Ministry of Agriculture said the country is exporting technical, engineering and electromechanical services to 19 countries.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). KRG President Eulogizes Meeting with Ayatollah Khamenei. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Nechervan Barzani hailed the delightful, fruitful and problem-solving meeting he held with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Monday, saying Erbil will do its utmost to enhance relations with Tehran.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Widening Battlefront to Break Up Enemy: IRGC Chief. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Islamic territories must close ranks as a united front against the common arrogant adversaries, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said, describing the expansion of the battlefront as a strategy for disintegration of the enemy.

Hugo GABBERO (2024-05-07). Georgia: International solidarity with Georgian civil society. fidh.org More than forty-five human rights organisations from around the world, including FIDH and OMCT within the framework of the Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, signed a letter in solidarity with Georgian civil society, condemning the efforts of the Georgian government to introduce the law on the transparency of foreign influence.
As human rights defenders across the globe, we are deeply troubled by efforts of the Georgian government to stifle civil society voices (…) | – |

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Cautions IAEA against US Influence. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Stressing the need for the UN nuclear agency to adopt impartial and professional stances, the Iranian foreign minister urged that the course of cooperation between Tehran and the IAEA should not be undermined by the US' unstable and contradictory conducts.

(2024-05-07). Appeals court upholds 25-month sentences for 2 Turkish documentary filmmakers. mlsaturkey.com

themoscowtimes (2024-05-07). Armenian PM Threatens to Ban Russian TV Channels. themoscowtimes.com "We expect the broadcasts of Russian TV channels to respect the citizens and the state system of Armenia," Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said.

(2024-05-07). Pakistani journalist Muhammad Siddique Mengal targeted, killed by bomb. voanews.com

Iuliia Gataulina, Mina Shahmoradi (2024-05-07). Interconnectedness of Political Struggle: Iranian-Russian Political Resistance in Conversation. lefteast.org

Bloomberg (2024-05-07). Amazon commits US$9 billion investment in Singapore to expand its cloud computing infrastructure. scmp.com The outlay, to be done over the next four years, doubles the investment of subsidiary Amazon Web Services in the city state.

Reuters (2024-05-07). Without Malaysia and Singapore, Iran couldn't shift its sanctioned oil, US official says. scmp.com The US Treasury's top sanctions official said Washington saw Iranian oil being transferred near Singapore and throughout the wider region.

tn.ai (2024-05-07). IAEA, Iran Agree on 'Operational Steps': Grossi. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Grossi said he has reached an agreement with Iran to take joint operational steps to carry out a statement the two sides had issued in March 2023.

Editor (2024-05-07). The Antisemitism Awareness Act is a full frontal assault on free speech. mronline.org This blatant political chicanery would penalize political speech protected by the First Amendment.

Maxime Duriez (2024-05-07). Syria/Dabbagh case : First trial in France of the crimes of the Syrian authorities. fidh.org

tn.ai (2024-05-07). Iran Urges Islamic Universities to Advocate for Palestinian Rights. tn.ai TEHRAN (Tasnim) — The Secretary of the Supreme Council for Cultural Revolution of the Islamic Republic of Iran urged university presidents and academic elites worldwide to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and condemn the crimes of the Zionist regime.

cpj.org (2024-05-07). Pakistani journalist Muhammad Siddique Mengal targeted, killed by bomb. cpj.org New York, May 7, 2024 — Pakistani authorities must thoroughly investigate the killing of journalist Muhammad Siddique Mengal, who died in a bomb attack on World Press Freedom Day, and ensure the perpetrators are brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. An unidentified motorcyclist placed a bomb on Mengal's vehicle at a…

ptcnews.tv (2024-05-07). Hours before liftoff, Sunita Williams' third space mission scrapped. ptcnews.tv PTC News Desk: In what was poised to be a groundbreaking moment, Sunita Williams' much-awaited journey to space, marking her third mission, has been abruptly halted due to a technical snag in the launch vehicle, Boeing Starliner. Scheduled to make history as the first woman to embark on a maiden crewed mission of a new space shuttle, Williams faced disappointment as the launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida's Cape Canaveral was called off just 90 minutes before liftoff.The launch delay was attributed to an off-nominal condition detected in an oxygen relief valve of the Atlas V rocket, prompting NASA to pos…

(2024-05-07). CPJ calls for release of Turkish journalists Esra Solin Dal, Mehmet Aslan, and Erdoğan Alayumat. cpj.org

Victor Grossman (2024-05-07). No books burned this time in Berlin despite ominous parallels. peoplesworld.org BERLIN — It was May10 in Germany's terrible year, 1933. Hitler had been in power for hardly three months, when students and staff emptied the university libraries of forbidden books and threw them, an estimated 20,000 books by over a hundred authors, into the flames of a giant bonfire. Most authors were German — Jewish, …

teleSUR, SH (2024-05-07). Gaza roza los 34.800 muertos por ataques israelíes. telesurtv.net El Ministerio de Salud gazatí indicó que en las últimas 24 horas las fuerzas israelíes cometieron al menos seis masacres en el territorio palestino.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-05-07). Guterres afirma que invasión israelí a Rafah sería "intolerable" telesurtv.net El jefe de la ONU reiteró su "llamado urgente al Gobierno israelí y a los líderes de Hamás para que lleguen a un acuerdo y pongan fin al sufrimiento".

Maria Calvo (2024-05-07). Secretario General de la ONU pide a Israel detener escalada en Rafah y retomar diálogo. radiohc.cu Naciones Unidas, 7 mayo (RHC) El secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres, urgió hoy al Gobierno israelí a detener la escalada en Rafah ante el riesgo que enfrentan las operaciones humanitarias concentradas en esa gobernación de Gaza.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-05-07). Hamás pide presionar a Israel para detener toma en Rafah. telesurtv.net Afirma que esta acción de Israel confirma la intención de la ocupación de socavar los esfuerzos de mediación para un alto el fuego y la liberación de prisioneros.

teleSUR, SH (2024-05-07). Al menos 18 muertos en Rafah a causa de bombardeos israelíes. telesurtv.net En medio de los bombardeos a la ciudad de Rafah, las Fuerzas de Defensa de Israel anunciaron que tomaron el control del paso fronterizo que separa a Gaza de Egipto.

teleSUR, MS (2024-05-07). Qatar envía delegación a Egipto para mediar alto al fuego en Gaza. telesurtv.net Qatar se muestra optimista de que estas conversaciones puedan culminar en un acuerdo para un alto el fuego inmediato y permanente en la Franja de Gaza, así como en un intercambio de rehenes por presos palestinos.

teleSUR, MS (2024-05-07). Israel bombardea sin tregua diferentes puntos civiles en Rafah. telesurtv.net Además, los aviones de combate sionistas atacaron almacenes de ayuda humanitaria en el lado palestino del cruce fronterizo de Rafah, causando un incendio y daños a varios camiones de ayuda.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN, SH, JDO (2024-05-07). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

teleSUR, ahf, YSM (2024-05-07). Israel inicia incursión militar contra Rafah. telesurtv.net La decisión del ataque fue tomada debido a que, según Israel, la última oferta de Hamás distaba de sus requisitos esenciales.

teleSUR, odr, SH (2024-05-07). Venezuela condena bombardeos de Israel a la ciudad de Rafah. telesurtv.net Venezuela condenó los bombardeos sobre la ciudad de Rafah al sur de la Franja de Gaza, perpetrados por el Estado sionista de Israel…

Michael Roberts (2024-05-07). India: Modi and the rise of the billionaire Raj. cadtm.org A general election in India starts today. 970m Indians, more than 10% of the world's population, will head to the polls in what will be the largest election in history for the Lok Sabha (House of the People) parliamentary elections. The poll will spread across India and take up to 4 June to complete. Opinion polls suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and his coalition will win a third successive 5-year term, and win by (…) | – | / |

Sushovan Dhar (2024-05-07). India : popular movements, not elections, will bring transformative change. cadtm.org With the exception of a brief period, India has been more fortunate than many other nations in being able to maintain parliamentary rule over the last 77 years. With 900 million voters—more than the populations of Europe and Australia put together—the Indian elections are hailed as the largest exhibition and celebration of democracy. The nation's economic growth over the past 30 years —one of the fastest in the world—also makes the elections noteworthy on a global scale.
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english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-07). Al-Qassam Brigades targets Israeli occupation forces trying to advance east of Rafah Crossing with mortar shells. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-05-07). Gaza Day 214: IOF Launches Intense Aggression on Rafah, Halting Aid and Passenger Movement. english.almanar.com.lb Israeli aggression against Gaza Strip on its 214th day continues, with intense bombardment in Rafah and raids in Gaza City and north. The Yarmouk area, east of Jabalia, Beit Lahia, and Beit Hanoun were targeted, leading to casualties among citizens. Reports indicate Israeli military vehicles entering Rafah land crossing, with buildings being hit by artillery …

newarab (2024-05-07). Gazans trapped as Israeli forces take over Rafah crossing. newarab.com The Hamas said late on Monday it had agreed to a ceasefire proposal from mediators seven months int…

newarab (2024-05-07). Did US and Hamas trick Israel into Gaza ceasefire deal. newarab.com Israeli officials claim to have not been briefed by Washington on the ceasefire deal proposed by The deal has reportedly been shunned by Israeli officials as they said it required "too many concessions" on Israel's side, adding that it was not what was previously agreed. | According to American news site Axios, a senior US official played down Israeli concerns by saying "American diploma…

newarab (2024-05-07). Egyptians outraged at Israel's military operations in Rafah. newarab.com As Israel On Tuesday, Cairo called on…

newarab (2024-05-07). What will happen to Gaza's border as Israel attacks Rafah. newarab.com Thousands of In the early morning of Tuesday, 7 May, the

newarab (2024-05-07). Hamas accepts Gaza truce, as Israel bombs Rafah. newarab.com The Hamas announcement brought cheering crowds onto the street amid tears of happiness, chants of "Allahu Akbar" ("God i…

newarab (2024-05-07). Israeli army seizes control of Rafah's border crossing. newarab.com On Tuesday morning, the Israeli army took full control of the The Gaza-based General Authority for Crossings and Borders said in a press statement sent to The New Arab that the

newarab (2024-05-07). Saudi strongly condemns Israel amid Rafah invasion fears. newarab.com Saudi Arabia has warned against The statement from the Saudi foreign ministry accused Israel of targeting Rafah "as part of its It also said that Israel wanted to "displace" the Gaza Strip's "residents towards the unknown" saying that this was "in light of…

newarab (2024-05-07). Israel is a broken society. And it's not just Bibi to blame. newarab.com In Washington, murmurs of discontent over Bibi's handling of Israel's war on Gaza have turned into outright disdain. | The decision of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, one of Israel's staunchest allies, to President Biden then trumped Schumer by

newarab (2024-05-07). Israeli settlers attack Gaza aid convoy, destroy food. newarab.com Around 250 The protesters blocked traffic in Latrun, a small illegal settlement close to Jerusalem, before breaking into the trucks and throwing their contents on the floor despite attempts by the police to reopen the road. | Six people were arrested, the Israeli police announced on Tuesday. | A group called the "Order 9 movement" had announc…

newarab (2024-05-07). Mid-level Israeli team to head to Cairo to assess Hamas position, official says. newarab.com A team of mid-ranking "This delegation is made up of mid-level envoys. Were there a credible deal in the offing, the principals would be heading the delegation," the official told Reuters, referring to the senior officials from the intelligen…

newarab (2024-05-07). Two Israeli soldiers killed in Hezbollah drone attack. newarab.com The Israeli military confirmed on Tuesday the death of two of its reserve soldiers in a drone strike a day earlier launched by Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday said it launched the attack on Metula, a northern The Israeli military had initially said there were injuries, but Hezbollah-affiliated media reported two soldiers had died. | According to an…

newarab (2024-05-07). Belgium to support Palestine's full UN membership bid: FM. newarab.com Belgian Foreign Minister

newarab (2024-05-07). US professor shouts abuse at Muslim woman at Gaza protest. newarab.com Arizona State University (ASU) has placed a professor on leave and said it was investigating him on Monday after a video showed the academic harassing a Muslim woman at a pro-Palestine march. | "ASU is aware of the allegations against Jonathan Yudelman and is investigating them," a university spokesperson told the Anadolu news agency, adding that he had been placed on leave pending the outcome of the investigation. | The investigation came after a video shared online showed Yudelman shouting aggressively at a woman wearing the hijab, prompting widespread condemnation and calls for him to be punished. | In the…

newarab (2024-05-07). UK could use Iraq in Rwanda-style refugee processing scheme. newarab.com The Government documents seen by Sky News revealed that the government wanted to process asylum seekers who had arrived in the UK and was in correspondence with Iraqi officials. | The UK government currently advises its nationals against all travel to Iraq apart from t…

newarab (2024-05-07). Qatar 'committed' to Gaza mediator role, refuses 'pressure'. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-07). Saudi Arabia team in Pakistan for talks on gold mine stake. newarab.com Executives from The mine, located in Pakistan's restive southwestern

newarab (2024-05-07). Turkey opens another former Byzantine church as a mosque. newarab.com Turkey formally converted

newarab (2024-05-07). Turkey strikes PKK militants in northern Iraq. newarab.com Warplanes struck suspected positions of the

newarab (2024-05-07). India 2024 elections: Bollywood flooded with pro—Modi films. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-07). Palestine Monetary Authority probing Gaza bank robberies. newarab.com The The independent body that oversees the financial system in Palestine acknowledged that banks in

newarab (2024-05-07). Palestine seeks General Assembly support for UN membership. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-07). US repatriates 11 citizens from northeast Syria. newarab.com The The United States also helped repatriate six Canadians, four

newarab (2024-05-07). Taliban say order restored after Afghan opium poppy protests. newarab.com The Afghan Mujahid said in a separate stateme…

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Explainer: What are the contours of Gaza truce deal accepted by Hamas? presstv.ir Hamas has agreed to the terms of a ceasefire proposal that calls for an end to the Israeli genocidal war on Gaza while the regime continues to procrastinate.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Israeli forces capture Rafah crossing as tanks roll in after heavy bombardment. presstv.ir The Israeli military says it has taken full control of the Rafah crossing, which borders Egypt.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Ball in Israel's court over Gaza ceasefire, Hamas chief tells Iran FM. presstv.ir The Iranian foreign minister and the chief of Hamas political bureau hold a phone conversation as the movement agrees to a ceasefire proposal.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Israel signals rejection of ceasefire proposal accepted by Hamas. presstv.ir Hamas says it has agreed to a ceasefire deal with Israel to pause the fighting in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Israel carpet-bombs Rafah after Hamas accepts Gaza ceasefire proposal. presstv.ir The Israeli military intensifies carpet-bombing of Rafah city accompanied with ground advances shortly after Hamas agreed to a ceasefire proposal in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Palestinian rescuers search for casualties following Israeli strike on Rafah. presstv.ir Palestinians search for casualties under the rubble of a destroyed building following Israeli airstrikes on the city of Rafah in southern Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Gazans mourn over bodies of loved ones at al-Najjar hospital in Rafah. presstv.ir Relatives mourn over the bodies of their loved ones at al-Najjar hospital in Rafah in southern Gaza Strip after Israeli airstrike.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Hamas: Looming invasion of Rafah will have serious consequences for Israel. presstv.ir Rafah is home to about 1.4 million displaced Palestinians.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). In attacking Rafah, Israel is sabotaging global efforts to stop Gaza war: Iran. presstv.ir The Israeli military seized control of the Rafah border crossing after advancing during the night through heavy bombardment of residential areas.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Leader: This year's Hajj 'disavowal of Israel, supporters'; Gaza genocide etched in history. presstv.ir Ayatollah Khamenei says the Israeli regime's savage attacks in Gaza and the resistance of the Palestinian people are clear signs showing the way forward.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). 'Israel exacerbating Gaza crisis by blocking aid, targeting hospitals and schools'. presstv.ir Gaza's media office says the Israeli regime is intentionally worsening the humanitarian crisis by blocking aid entry.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Greek May Day demos condemn Israeli savagery in Gaza. presstv.ir A few thousand protesters held flags, banners, and placards in support of Palestine and the protests taking place on university campuses in the States.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). UN experts 'appalled' by Israeli military's sexual violence against Palestinian women. presstv.ir Women are being targeted by Israel with such vicious, indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks, the Special Rapporteurs stated.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Target Israel and we'll target you: US senators warn ICC. presstv.ir A dozen American senators warn the International Criminal Court (ICC)'s chief prosecutor against issuing arrest warrants against Israeli officials.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Israel's hostile acts should not affect Iran-IAEA ties: Nuclear chief. presstv.ir Iran's nuclear chief says Israel's "hostile" acts should not affect the interaction between Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Iraqi fighters hit several Israeli military bases, Leviathan gas platform. presstv.ir Iraq's Islamic Resistance announces striking several Israeli targets in its latest round of pro-Palestinian operations.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Funeral of mother, son killed in Israeli strike on south Lebanon. presstv.ir Mourners carry the coffins of May Youssef and her 12-year-old son, who were killed in an Israeli strike against a southern Lebanese village.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Don't let Israel, anti-Iran elements abuse Kurdistan region: Raeisi tells Barzani. presstv.ir Raeisi says Tehran expects the central Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government to prevent Israel and anti-Iran elements from abusing their territory.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Families of Israeli captives press for swap deal with Hamas. presstv.ir Families of Israeli captives step up pressure to reach a swap deal with Hamas.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). US-Israeli espionage cell dismantled in Yemen. presstv.ir Yemen say it has broken up a spy ring working for the US and Israel amid its pro-Palestine campaign.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). EU naval mission says 'most powerful systems' fail to confront Yemenis: German media. presstv.ir The operational commander of the European Union's Aspides naval mission has admitted to Yemen's military capabilities in the Red Sea region, a report says.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Inspired by demos in US, students in Lebanon protest for Gaza. presstv.ir They were inspired by similar demonstrations taking American and European campuses by storm.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Thousands attend pro-Palestinian protest in Bangladesh. presstv.ir Thousands of Bangladeshi students march in Dhaka in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza and with pro-Palestinian student protests around the world.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Why Iraqi Kurdistan is important for Iran. presstv.ir President of Iraq's Kurdistan region Nechirvan Barzani was in Tehran Monday, heading a high-level delegation to bolster relations and explore opportunities for cooperation.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). Grossi says proposed 'concrete practical measures' to boost Iran-IAEA cooperation. presstv.ir Grossi says he has put forth a series of proposals to senior Iranian officials aimed at enhancing cooperation between Iran and the agency.

presstv.ir (2024-05-07). US pro-Palestinian protesters resist order to clear MIT encampment. presstv.ir Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with the US police and re-enter an encampment of tents at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

hindustantimes (2024-05-07). Israel 'Unhappy' Even As Hamas Accepts Gaza Ceasefire Proposal. Here's Why | Report. hindustantimes.com

hindustantimes (2024-05-07). 'Seal The Deal': Angry Israelis Roar At Netanyahu, Gaza Celebrates After Hamas' Move | Watch. hindustantimes.com Massive protests erupted in Israel against PM Benjamin Netanyahu while Gaza celebrated Hamas' acceptance of ceasefire-hostages deal. Angry Israelis hit the streets in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, urging Netanyahu to accept the proposal as Israeli war cabinet said that Hamas had not agreed upon some of its requirements. The U.S. also said that the Hamas' response is being studied. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-07). Israeli Tanks Enter Rafah, Gunfire, Drones Buzz Near Egypt Border As IDF Begins Ground Op | Watch. hindustantimes.com Israel has reportedly launched a ground operation in Rafah after Hamas accepted a ceasefire proposal. Israeli tanks entered Rafah and gunfire and explosions were heard at the Rafah crossing near Egypt's border, as per Times of Israel. The Israel Air Force's drones were also heard buzzing in Rafah's skies. Footage on social media showed Israeli soldiers in Rafah. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-05-07). Netanyahu Snubs Biden Again; Israel Launches Rafah Op Despite U.S.' Rebuke, Jordan King's Warning. hindustantimes.com Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has left U.S. President Joe Biden red-faced once again as he ordered his troops to enter Rafah despite a warning. On May 6, Biden spoke to Netanyahu on call for 30 minutes and warned him against the ground offensive in Rafah. His call came hours before Hamas accepted the ceasefire proposal. But Netanyahu went ahead anyway. The IDF released videos today of tanks with Israeli flags inside Rafah. After Biden's call with Netanyahu, Jordan's king also warned of another massacre in Gaza. Watch. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

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2024-05-04: News Headlines

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2024-05-04). Houthi Causing Headaches For the White House. covertactionmagazine.com Group That is Widely Vilified in U.S. Media Has Large Popularity in Yemen On April 7, the U.S. Central Command issued a press release boasting about their destruction of a mobile surface-to-air missile system in the Houthi-controlled territory of Yemen. Since commencing a bombing operation on January 12, the U.S. and Great Britain have carried …

bwitanek (2024-05-04). Washington U St. Louis — Protesters Take Corner — Homicidal Pro-Israel Driver Attempts to Drive Through Them — Planned Route to Do So 5/3. fightbackbetter.com

bwitanek (2024-05-04). Over $50 K was Raised Explicitly to Fund a Mob to Attack UCLA Students — And the Cops Sat Back and Watched! fightbackbetter.com I am gathering information but wanted to get this posting launched — will be adding more details. Previously Reported…

The Independent (2024-05-04). Tanzania's weather authorities issue hurricane warning for Indian Ocean coast. independent.co.ug DAR ES SALAAM | Xinhua | Tanzania's weather authorities have issued an alert for a hurricane caused by the presence of low pressure in the Indian Ocean, east of the coast of Mtwara Region. The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) said in a statement that the severe tropical storm "Hidaya," which was currently approximately 401 kilometers …

newarab (2024-05-04). Hamas chief discusses Gaza ceasefire talks with Egypt, Qatar. newarab.com A statement by the Palestinian group on Thursday said a delegation is set to visit Egypt soon for further ceasefire talks in the Gaza war. | The statement added that Haniyeh had affirmed the group's "positive spirit in studying the ceasefire proposal" in the phone call with Egypt's Kamel.

newarab (2024-05-04). Gaza needs biggest post-war reconstruction effort since WWII. newarab.com The world hasn't seen anything like the unprecedented destruction of housing in The UN assessment said the social and economic impact of the war following Hamas' surprise attack in southern Israel on October 7 has been…

newarab (2024-05-04). Iraqi group claims missile attack on Tel Aviv targets. newarab.com The Islamic Resistance in The source told news agency Reuters the attack was carried out with multiple Arqub-type cruise missiles and targeted the Israeli city of Tel Aviv for the first time. | The Islamic Resistance in Iraq has claimed dozens of rockets and drone attacks on U…

newarab (2024-05-04). Lebanese student protests call for divestment from Israel. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-04). Eurovision organisers to ban Palestinian flags. newarab.com Organisers of the competition said on Thursday they reserve the right to remove any Palestinian flags or symbols, displayed at next week's event in Sweden, anticipating large protests by pro-Palestine groups in Malmo. | Ticket holders are permitted only to bring and display flags of the 37 participating countries, including Israel, and flags r…

newarab (2024-05-04). Israeli firms sold invasive surveillance tech to Indonesia. newarab.com At least four The investigation, which is based on trade records, shipping data, and internet scans, uncovered links between official government bodies and agencies in Indonesia—a country without formal diplomatic ties with Israel. | The links be…

newarab (2024-05-04). Tunisian students force university to cut pro-Israel partner. newarab.com Tunisian students have Last weekend, dozens of journalism students camped at Manouba's Institute of Press and Information Sciences (IPSI) to protest the establishment's partnership with the German Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). | They named their camp after Sherine Abu Akleh — a journalist killed while on duty by the Israeli army in 2022 [mdash…

newarab (2024-05-04). ICC's Khan says Israeli threats 'undermining' court's work. newarab.com The comment was in an apparent reference to In a statement released by Khan's office on X, the prosecutor said "s…

newarab (2024-05-04). Sudan army chief's son dies after road crash in Turkey. newarab.com A son of Sudan's army chief and de-facto leader Mohammed Fattah al-Burhan Rahmane was riding his motorbike in Turkey's capital, Ankara, in March when he collided with a utility vehicle and was thrown several meters off his bike. | He was transferred to a hospital where he was admitted to inte…

newarab (2024-05-04). Suspected IS attack kills at least 13 in east Syria. newarab.com Suspected members of the The attack wounded others who were taken to hospitals in the central province of Homs, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. It said 15 were killed in the attacks on three posts near the c…

newarab (2024-05-04). Turkey says it killed 32 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-04). The New Arab Weekly: ICC warrants and homosexuality in Iraq. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-04). Iraq rainstorm flooding kills 4 hikers: officials. newarab.com

newarab (2024-05-04). Lebanon arrests paedophile gang suspects. newarab.com The minors were used to lure other minors who were allegedly "drugged, raped and blackmailed into promoting drugs", a judicial official said. | The eight arrested so far are suspected of being part of a wider group of 28 people identified in connection with the cas…

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2024-04-29: News Headlines

krish-rad_ind (2024-04-29). Israel murders daughter and grandson of Refaat Alareer. electronicintifada.net

MEE staff (2024-04-29). Israel 'undoubtedly' committing genocide says Holocaust scholar Amos Goldberg. middleeasteye.net Israel 'undoubtedly' committing genocide says Holocaust scholar Amos Goldberg | Israeli researcher from Hebrew University argues that what is happening in Gaza does not need to resemble the Holocaust to qualify as genocide | | A baby cries in a damaged house at the site of an Israeli strike in Rafa…

krish-rad_ind (2024-04-29). 'Operation al-Aqsa Flood' Day 206: Blinken says Israel has no plan to ensure civilian safety in Rafah. mondoweiss.net

Qassam Muaddi (2024-04-29). 'Operation al-Aqsa Flood' Day 206: Blinken says Israel has no plan to ensure civilian safety in Rafah. mondoweiss.net Palestinians brace for an invasion in Rafah as Hamas is expected to respond to a new ceasefire proposal. Meanwhile, Israel continues airstrikes on Gaza, and Gaza City's municipality says that half of its water wells have been destroyed.

KATIE (2024-04-29). Palestinians salute the inspiring student uprising worldwide against Israel's Gaza genocide and settler-colonial apartheid. bdsmovement.net

Dave DeCamp (2024-04-29). Israel Threatens Rafah Invasion If Hostage Deal Not Reached. news.antiwar.com Israeli officials are threatening to invade Rafah if a hostage deal is not reached amid Egyptian and Qatari-mediated negotiations with Hamas. Axios reported on Friday that Israeli officials told their Egyptian counterparts that Israel is giving Hamas "one last chance" to reach a deal. If an agreement is not reached, Israel will order a ground …

Staff (2024-04-29). US Regime Arrests Presidential Candidate Involved in Pro-Palestine Protest. orinocotribune.com Jill Stein, Green Party candidate in the upcoming US presidential elections, was arrested for participating in a protest against the ongoing Israeli genocide in the Gaza Strip. | Jill Stein, 73, was arrested on Saturday, April 27, on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, where students are holding demonstrations in support of Palestine. | Police officers took the presidential candidate to a van after she refused to leave the university campus. As part of this demonstration, another 80 people were also arrested. | Stein declared, "We are here with WashU students, defending our constitutional…

Editor (2024-04-29). US Working To Prevent ICC Arrest Warrant for Netanyahu. scheerpost.com

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-04-29). What Comes First, a Rafah Invasion or a Netanyahu Ousting? libya360.wordpress.com Khalil Harb Facing domestic and international pressure for Israel's US-backed Gaza assault, the Biden administration appears poised to throw Netanyahu under the proverbial bus. In Gaza, a metaphorical "hostage" scenario has emerged, centered on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose political future is being bartered at a steep political price. Although not physically detained, Netanyahu has been…

_____ (2024-04-29). Israel Just Launched a Brutal Attack on Rafah. "Beyond Shame, Beyond Crime…" transcend.org 22 Apr 2024 – Brutality, atrocity no end. | Horrendous indiscriminate firebombing of Gaza's southernmost city, Rafah. | We know Netanyahu does not move a finger without Washington's OK.

Staff (2024-04-29). Headlines for April 29, 2024. democracynow.org Ceasefire Talks Resume Amid Expected Israeli Ground Invasion of Rafah, Israeli Airstrike Kills Daughter, Grandson and Son-in-Law of Acclaimed Poet Refaat Alareer, Police Arrest 275+ Campus Protesters as Student Uprising for Gaza Shows No Sign of Slowing Down, Protesters Outside Lavish WH Correspondents' Association Dinner Highlight Massacre of Gaza Reporters, U.S. Decides Not to Sanction Israeli Military as Officials Warn Blinken U.S. Weapons Used Unlawfully, NYT: ICC Could Order Arrest of Netanyahu for Israeli Crimes Against Gaza, Israel Arrests Rabbis Attempting to Bring Aid into Gaza; Gaza Freedom Flotil…

Olivia Rosane (2024-04-29). Israeli Bombs Kill at Least 5 Children in Rafah Ahead of Threatened Invasion. truthout.org Israeli airstrikes killed between 20 and 30 people in Rafah Sunday night, including at least five children. Among the slain children was a one-year-old boy whose parents had been trying to have a child for 10 years before he was finally born. "This is who they are targeting," the boy's uncle, Mahmoud Abu Taha, said in a video shot by CNN in the courtyard of Rafah's Abu Youssef al-Najjar Hospital. |

teleSUR (2024-04-29). Israeli Bombings Kill 20 Palestinians in Rafah. telesurenglish.net On Sunday night, at least 20 Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes on three residential buildings in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah. | RELATED: | The victims include children and women. Many others were still trapped under the rubble, local sources told Xinhua, adding that civil defense crews were working to rescue them. | The strikes took place just ahead of the new round of truce talks between Hamas leaders and Egyptian mediat…

Sean Mathews (2024-04-29). Exclusive: Israel planning ring of checkpoints to prevent men from fleeing Rafah. middleeasteye.net Exclusive: Israel planning ring of checkpoints to prevent men from fleeing Rafah | Israel is setting up 'complex network' of checkpoints to prevent 'military age' men from fleeing Rafah assault, senior western official tells MEE | | Palestinian men rounded up and stripped by Israeli forces…

Steve France (2024-04-29). How Israel violates International Law in Gaza: expert report. mondoweiss.net An independent expert report lays out how Israel systematically violated U.S. and International Law in Gaza, concluding that Israel launched indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks on civilian areas due to "extremely relaxed rules of engagement."

Cal Poly Humboldt Faculty for Justice in Palestine, Mondoweiss. (2024-04-29). Humboldt Faculty Condemn Police Violence Against Students. popularresistance.org As faculty at Cal Poly Humboldt, we deplore the use of physical violence by university, local, and regional police officers and sheriffs and the deployment of other extreme tactics such as helicopters, to surveil students, escalate tensions, and criminalize free speech exercised by students calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. We also find unacceptable the attempt to shut down student voices by shutting down campus. | We call on all CPH administrators to reflect on the real harm that this crackdown on free speech inflicts and the message it sends to current and future students, their parents, faculty, and staff, and…

Qassam Muaddi (2024-04-29). Recent settler violence in the West Bank, explained. mondoweiss.net Recent settler attacks against the villages bordering the Jordan Valley between Nablus and Ramallah aren't random. They are part of a historic Israeli policy to annex the Jordan Valley and expel the Palestinian communities that live there.

_____ (2024-04-29). Gaza Genocide: The Abysmal Moral Failure of the 'West'. transcend.org 22 Apr 2024 – There is little that could be more uncivilized, cruel and barbarous than the crimes Israel is committing or more morally depraved than the complicity of the governments helping it along.

Paul Craig Roberts (2024-04-29). Conservative Texas Republicans Align with Zionism. thealtworld.com The conservative Republican Governor of Texas has equated student protests of Israel's slaughter and genocide of the Palestinian to anti-semitism: | On Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Greg Abbott vowed that the arrests of protesting students would continue until the crowd dispersed. "These protesters belong in jail. Antisemitism will not be tolerated in Texas. Period. Students joining in hate-filled, antisemitic protests at any public college or university in Texas should be expelled," said Abbott. | From the conservative Republican governor's standpoint, it is OK for Israel to slaughter the Palestinians but not OK for…

Natalia Marques (2024-04-29). Students continue Gaza solidarity encampments, as Israel continues to undermine ceasefire talks. peoplesdispatch.org On April 29, National Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), the student movement with chapters around the US that are taking up the call to launch encampments in solidarity with Gaza, has urged faculty, academic workers, and graduate students to join the students by "withholding their labor from institutions that are invested in genocide," taking up a grading strike. "Your historical mission has never been clearer. Answer the call! Join the encampments! STRIKE!" | In many universities, faculty members have bravely defended their students staging encampments, with many being arrested and brutalized alongside th…

KATIE (2024-04-29). End Israel's Genocide – Escalate Pressure to End EU Complicity in the Ongoing Nakba. bdsmovement.net

_____ (2024-04-29). Police Brutally Break Up Peaceful Anti-Genocide Demonstration in Berlin. transcend.org 22 Apr 2024 – The storming of the Palestine Congress on April 12 was the prelude to an escalation of police violence and the suppression of democratic rights in Germany on an enormous scale.

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-04-29). It Is Everyone's Responsibility To Help Save Gaza. thealtworld.com Listen to a reading of this article (reading by Tim Foley): | I think one of the reasons it took so long for student protests against the Gaza genocide to kick into high gear in the US might be because it took some time for the collective realization to dawn that nobody in charge is interested in ending this nightmare. | If Trump had won in 2020, it may not have taken so long for this to occur. Progressive-minded students would have understood from the beginning that the president is an immoral Israel-coddling imperialist, and we may have been seeing these campus protests that are freaking out the empire manag…

Sharon Zhang (2024-04-29). Sanders: It Is Not Antisemitic to Oppose Israel's Assault of Gaza. truthout.org Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) has criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks smearing thousands of U.S. students who are protesting against Israel's genocide in Gaza, emphasizing that it is not antisemitic to oppose Israel's horrific bombing and starvation campaign against Palestinians. In an interview on CNN on Sunday, Sanders, who is Jewish, condemned antisemitism… |

Saurav Sarkar (2024-04-29). Campus Activism for Gaza Ignites. counterpunch.org Students at more than 40 universities and colleges in the United States and around the world have lit a fire under the Palestine solidarity movement by setting up encampments on their campuses. They are demanding that their universities end their complicity with Israel's genocide in Gaza and the occupation of Palestine more broadly. While the first and

CounterPunch News Service (2024-04-29). Statement of Four Cornell Students Suspended for Protesting Israel's Genocide in Gaza. counterpunch.org On 4/26, four students were "temporarily suspended" by Cornell University for exercising their constitutional right to protest. In response, these students issued the following statement: "In the past months, we have seen an incredible movement form on Cornell's campus: students, faculty members, and staff have joined together to voice their support for the Palestinian Liberation

SFSU Faculty for Justice in Palestine (2024-04-29). Faculty for Justice in Palestine SFSU Statement of Support for Student Protests. indybay.org April 28, 2024 – As the newly launched chapter of Faculty for Justice in Palestine (FJP) at SFSU, we are proudly watching students across the country assert their power to oppose Israel's genocide in Gaza and the ongoing settler-colonial oppression of the Palestinian people.

WSWS (2024-04-29). White House correspondents' dinner celebrates "free press" amid propaganda in support of war, genocide and repression. wsws.org Not one of the assembled journalists raised the criminal role of the Biden administration in the Israeli mass murder in Gaza.

_____ (2024-04-29). US Campus Protests against Israel's Genocide on Gaza Going Global. transcend.org 26 Apr 2024 – From France to Australia, university students are part of pro-Palestine protests as Columbia students continue encampments.

Kelly Hayes (2024-04-29). Berkeley's Free Palestine Encampment Draws on Legacy of Palestinian Protests. truthout.org Following the arrest of over 100 students at Columbia University on April 18, Palestine solidarity encampment protests have multiplied across the US. Police crackdowns have occurred at other schools as well, including Northeastern University in Boston, where about 102 protesters were arrested. Officials at Northeastern claimed that the protest had been "infiltrated" by organizers who had "no… |

Amy Goodman (2024-04-29). Activists in Freedom Flotilla Blocked From Sailing to Gaza. truthout.org Hundreds of activists aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla were blocked in Turkey on Saturday as they attempted to set sail for the besieged Palestinian territory with 5,500 tons of aid. Organizers say Guinea-Bissau withdrew its flagged ships under pressure from Israel and the United States. The Gaza Freedom Flotilla brings together a "cross-section of humanity" in hundreds of community leaders from… |

Alastair Crooke (2024-04-29). The Interlocking of Strategic Paradigms. thealtworld.com Many Europeans would opt for making Europe competitive again; making Europe a diplomatic actor, rather than as a military one. | Theodore Postol, Professor of Science, Technology and National Security Policy at MIT, has The leading Israeli daily, Yediot Ahoronot, has estimated the cost of attempting to down this Iranian flotilla at between…

Staff (2024-04-29). Gaza Freedom Flotilla: Activists Blocked from Sailing to Gaza But Vow to Keep Trying to Break Siege. democracynow.org Hundreds of activists aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla were blocked in Turkey on Saturday as they attempted to set sail for the besieged Palestinian territory with 5,500 tons of aid. Organizers say Guinea-Bissau withdrew its flagged ships under pressure from Israel and the United States. The Gaza Freedom Flotilla brings together a "cross-section of humanity" in hundreds of community leaders from all walks of life to raise awareness of Israel's blockade of Gaza and rally support for its end. "We are determined to stop this by direct action" where international governments "have sadly…

Palestine Chronicle. (2024-04-29). White House Correspondents' Dinner; Biden Uses Back Door To Evade Protests. popularresistance.org Pro-Palestine demonstrators protested the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, denouncing the Biden administration's handling of the war in Gaza and media coverage of the conflict that has killed tens of thousands, the Anadolu news agency reported. | According to Al-Jazeera, Biden avoided the large crowd of protesters at the front entrance of the hotel, and entered through the back entrance, where he was greeted by a smaller number of protesters demanding a ceasefire . | Organized by the US-based activist group CodePink, the protest took place outside the Washington Hilton, where the dinner was…

teleSUR (2024-04-29). US Skyrocketing Military Spending Upsets World. telesurenglish.net A recently released report showed that defense spending by the United States — the world's largest military spender — accounted for nearly 40 percent of world's total military expenditures in 2023. | RELATED: | In the latest move of aggressive U.S. military spending, President Joe Biden signed a US$95-billion foreign aid bill, which includes more military aid for Ukraine and Israel. | With its skyrocketing military spe…

Staff (2024-04-29). "Lyd": Palestinian & Jewish Directors of New Sci-Fi Doc on How 1948 Nakba Devastated Palestinian City. democracynow.org A new film about the once-thriving Palestinian city of Lyd, now known as the Israeli city Lod and home to Ben Gurion Airport, has begun screening in the United States. The film is a "science fiction documentary" that depicts the Palestinian city both with and without the 1948 Nakba, when over 750,000 Palestinians were driven from their homes and villages. In Lyd, Israeli soldiers massacred hundreds of Palestinians in Dahmash Mosque during their takeover of the city. "We use the story of Lyd to symbolize the story of the Nakba, the Palestinian Nakba, the demolition and expulsion of over 600 villa…

_____ (2024-04-29). Israel/Iran Tensions: Provocation, Retaliations, Wider War Option/Fears. transcend.org 25 Apr 2024 – The focus is on the Israeli April 1st attack on Iran's Damascus consulate, and the international law implications of Iran's retaliation against Israeli targets on April 13, followed a week later by Israel's second drone attack on a military base not far from Isfahan, which both countries somewhat downplayed. Israel seemed to have given up the wider war option at least for the present in response to diplomatic pressures from allies to deescalate regional tensions.

Americas Policy Forum (2024-04-29). Don't Let US Congress Punish Nicaragua for Defending Palestine! globalresearch.ca

Kit Klarenberg (2024-04-29). "Military and Moral Failures": How Iran's Israel Strike Reshaped the Region Forever. mintpressnews.com Tel Aviv's claim to "defense" and security primacy, upon which much of its exports were successfully marketed for decades, has been amply demonstrated to be bogus.

Angela (2024-04-29). Friday 5/3: San Jose: Peace Vigil – Ceasefire Now! No Weapons for Israel or Ukraine! indybay.org in front of MLK Library | 4th and San Fernando | San Jose, CA…

Staff (2024-04-29). Rabbi Alissa Wise & Israeli-Born Novelist Ayelet Waldman Arrested Trying to Bring Food to Gaza. democracynow.org Israeli police arrested seven rabbis and Israeli activists Friday at the Gaza border during an action that accused Israel of using starvation as a weapon of war against Palestinians. The delegation of Rabbis for Ceasefire carried bags of food to the Erez crossing between Israel and northern Gaza amid reports that famine is imminent for more than 1 million Palestinians in Gaza. "It is incredibly important that those of us who have privilege use that privilege to call attention to this ongoing catastrophe," says Ayelet Waldman, one of the seven people arrested Friday. Waldman emphasizes that her "…

teleSUR (2024-04-29). Pro-Palestine Protests Heat Up in US Despite Crackdowns. telesurenglish.net Protests against Israel's military actions in Gaza have intensified across multiple American universities for over a week, calling for a permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip as well as the cessation of U.S. military aid to Israel. | RELATED: | The growing protests underscore latest escalations in the Israel-Palestine conflict, which, coupled with the Biden administration's doubles down on Israel support, have fueled…

Angela (2024-04-29). Friday 5/3: San Jose: Peace Vigil – Ceasefire Now! No Weapons for Israel or Ukraine! indybay.org in front of MLK Library | 4th and San Fernando | San Jose, CA…

The Independent (2024-04-29). Pro-Palestine protests heat up in U.S. despite crackdowns. independent.co.ug BEIJING | Xinhua | Protests against Israel's military actions in Gaza have intensified across multiple American universities for over a week, calling for a permanent ceasefire in the Gaza Strip as well as the cessation of U.S. military aid to Israel. The growing protests underscore latest escalations in the Israel-Palestine conflict, which, coupled with the …

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2024-04-29). Jewish Prophets Who Predicted Nightmarish Escalation of Israeli-Palestine Conflict Were Blacklisted and Ignored. covertactionmagazine.com Israel's Claim To Be a Great Democracy is Undermined By Its Mistreatment Not Only of the Palestinians But Also of Jewish Writers and Intellectuals Who Exposed the Ugly Truth Behind Israeli Policies and Strove For Peaceful Cohabitation with the Palestinians On September 22, 1967, three months after Israel's stunning victory over Egypt in the 6-Day …

Kim Petersen (2024-04-29). Is US Officialdom Insane? dissidentvoice.org A foreboding article was published on April 24. It was pointed out that China had provided a berth to a Russian ship Angara that is purportedly "tied to North Korea-Russia arms transfers." Reuters cited Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) — that boasts of itself to be "the world's oldest and the UK's leading defence and …

infobrics (2024-04-29). Russia-India Signs Agreement to Operate Large Research Hub in New Delhi. infobrics.org The Higher School of Economics (HSE) and the University of Delhi entered into an agreement on strategic cooperation and joint actions…

Zack Linly (2024-04-29). White Supremacists March Freely In Charleston While Cops Attack, Arrest Pro-Palestinian College Protesters. newsone.com Tension comes between students of City College of New York and police as the students camp on the campus and take part in Gaza protest against Israeli attacks in New York City on April 25, 2024. | Source: Anadolu / Getty | Over the weekend, members of the white supremacist group

_____ (2024-04-29). Israel Is Turning Hospitals into Mass Graves While the West Fixates on 'Antisemitism'. transcend.org 23 Apr 2024 – The IDF are just attacking hospitals and mowing down civilians and trying to bury the evidence of their crimes, so naturally we're seeing the western political-media class focus very hard on the problem of antisemitism allegations on college campuses.

_____ (2024-04-29). UK and Others Cut Funding to UNRWA but Israel Gave NO EVIDENCE of Terror Links. transcend.org 25 Apr 2024 – An independent report has just exonerated the UN relief agency that is the main channel of humanitarian support to Palestinians across the Middle East. The report by former French foreign minister Catherine Colonna has said Israel has yet to provide any supporting evidence of its claims that employees of the UNRWA are members of terrorist organisations.

Alexis Sterling (2024-04-29). Disgust greets White House correspondents' dinner as Israel kills journalists in Gaza. nationofchange.org Amid laughter and applause at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, protests outside highlight the stark contrast with the dire situation facing journalists in Gaza.

MEE staff (2024-04-29). US finds five Israeli military units guilty of 'gross human rights violations'. middleeasteye.net US finds five Israeli military units guilty of 'gross human rights violations' | Weapons transfers to the units will not be impacted by the State Department's findings, spokesperson says | | Israeli soldiers of the Ultra-Orthodox battalion Netzah Yehuda take part in their annual unit training in th…

cpj.org (2024-04-29). Israeli police detain and assault Palestinian journalist Saif Kwasmi. cpj.org New York, April 29, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday called on Israeli security forces to stop harassing journalists in the Palestinian territory of the West Bank and allow them to report the news freely and without fear of reprisal. On April 24, Palestinian freelance journalist Saif Kwasmi was reporting on activities at Jerusalem's…

Dave DeCamp (2024-04-29). US Says Five Israeli Units Guilty of 'Gross Human Rights Violations,' But Won't Cut Off Military Aid. news.antiwar.com

_____ (2024-04-29). 'The Soldiers Opened the Way for the Settlers': Pogroms Surge Across West Bank. transcend.org 18 Apr 2024 – Armed Israeli settlers raided more than a dozen Palestinian communities under the army's guard, leaving a trail of death and destruction in their wake.

Free Palestine! (2024-04-29). Monday 4/29: Free Palestine: USF Divest from Israel. indybay.org USF University Center, 2130 Fulton St, San Francisco…

Free Palestine! (2024-04-29). Monday 4/29: Free Palestine: USF Divest from Israel. indybay.org USF University Center, 2130 Fulton St, San Francisco…

_____ (2024-04-29). Arab Leadership Complicity to Support the US-Israeli War on Gaza. transcend.org 25 Apr 2024 – Palestinians in Search of Global Humanity! – Once a people or a nation colonized by European imperialists, it remains colonized and subjugated by the Masters forever.

Dr. Vladislav B. Sotirović (2024-04-29). Basic Points About the Zionist Israeli-Arab Palestinian Conflict. globalresearch.ca

Democracy Now! (2024-04-29). Police Arrest 275+ Campus Protesters as Student Uprising for Gaza Shows No Sign of Slowing Down. pressenza.com Police across the United States made at least 275 arrests over the weekend as campus protests against Israel's assault on Gaza continue to spread. | In Boston, police detained about 100 people after students set up a Palestine solidarity encampment on the campus of Northeastern University. The school justified the raid, citing what it called "virulent antisemitic slurs" after someone chanted "Kill the Jews" at the encampment. But video and eyewitness testimony revealed the antisemitic chant was actually done by a counterprotester holding an Israeli flag. | The group Huskies for a Free Palestine said, "The only pe…

Sharon Zhang (2024-04-29). UN Official Says Clearing Gaza of Unexploded Bombs Could Take 14 Years. truthout.org Israel's genocidal assault of Gaza has turned such a large volume of what were once homes and neighborhoods into ruins that it could take 14 years just to clear the debris, including a number of unexploded ordnance, according to a UN explosives expert. There is currently an estimated 37 million metric tonnes, or about 41 million tons, of debris across Gaza, Iraq UN Mine Action Service Chief Pehr… |

Jordan Atwood (2024-04-29). U.S. State Department memo exposes Israeli misuse of American military aid in Gaza. nationofchange.org Leaked memo reveals doubts over Israeli compliance with international law in use of U.S. military aid in Gaza, sparking calls for policy reevaluation.

Mohamed Mandour (2024-04-29). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org Since the Israel-Gaza war began on October 7, journalists and media across the region have faced a hostile environment that has made reporting on the war exceptionally challenging. In addition to documenting the growing tally of journalists killed and injured, CPJ's research has found multiple kinds of incidents of journalists being targeted while carrying out…

(2024-04-29). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org

Manlio Dinucci (2024-04-29). Os Estados Unidos em guerra contra o "novo eixo do mal" globalresearch.ca O Congresso dos EUA aprovou um projeto de lei de "ajuda" de US$ 95 bilhàµes para a Ucrânia, Israel e Taiwan. O projeto de lei, votado por uma grande maioria bipartidária de democratas e republicanos, fornece US$ 60,8 bilhàµes para …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-04-29). US Congress Makes Downpayment on World War III: US President Proclaims Enduring Peace. libya360.wordpress.com Roger D. Harris President Biden on Wednesday announces the signing of a $95 billion military assistance package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan. Ukraine says the aid is critical as it seeks to regain momentum on the battlefield from Russia. Evan Vucci/AP The US Congress authorized a $95 billion military aid package for continuing the wars…

krish-rad_ind (2024-04-29). Opposition leader threatens to topple Israeli govt if captive release deal rejected. thecradle.co

(2024-04-29). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. Mohamed Mandour

cpj.org (2024-04-29). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org Editor's notes: The list below is CPJ's most recent and preliminary account of journalist deaths in the war. Our database will not include all of these casualties until we have completed further investigations into the circumstances surrounding them. For more information, read our FAQ. The Israel-Gaza war has taken a severe toll on journalists since…

Jake Johnson (2024-04-29). Netanyahu Reportedly Worried ICC Is Preparing to Issue Arrest Warrant for Him. truthout.org Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly growing increasingly concerned that the International Criminal Court is preparing to issue arrest warrants for him and other top government officials for committing war crimes in the Gaza Strip. The Times of Israel reported Sunday that the Israeli government, in partnership with the U.S., is "making a concerted effort to head off" possible… |

Maha Hussaini (2024-04-29). War on Gaza: Remains of Palestinian grandmother found after Israeli raid. middleeasteye.net War on Gaza: Remains of Palestinian grandmother found after Israeli raid | Israeli forces separated Naifa Rizq al-Sawada, 92, from her family and took her to an undisclosed location. Weeks later, she was found dead | | Family of Naifa Rizq al-Sawada, 92, found her charred bones in a hou…

Editor (2024-04-29). Israel is holding more hostages than Hamas. mronline.org Hamas is holding 132 hostages: 130 of them were taken captive on October 7 and two were taken hostage before then (one in 2014, the other in 2015).

Dr. Paul Larudee (2024-04-29). Intervention in Gaza: Can Israel Exterminate the Entire Population Without Anyone Stopping Them? globalresearch.ca

Alex Shams (2024-04-29). They Risked Their Lives for Freedom in Iran. Now They Fear Israel's Bombs. truthout.org In fall 2022, they were on the streets of Tehran facing down Iranian riot police. Chanting "Woman, Life, Freedom," their voices captured the world's attention — until their friends were shot, loved ones arrested, and they were forced to run for their lives. Less than two years later, those same protesters now face a very different kind of danger. Having survived waves of domestic repression… |

Editor (2024-04-29). When Che Guevara came to Gaza. mronline.org The iconic revolutionary visited Gaza to inspire a popular uprising against Israeli dominance, writes Yousef al-Helou.

Peoples Dispatch (2024-04-29). Palestinian students and academics express solidarity with university encampments across the globe. peoplesdispatch.org In the past two weeks, thousands of students across the United States have launched encampments on the campuses of their universities in solidarity with the Palestinian people as Israel's genocidal assault enters a seventh month. Students are demanding that their universities divest their endowments from Israel and all companies that do business with Israel and benefit from its illegal occupation of Palestine, and cut all academic partnerships with Israel. They have declared that they will remain in the encampments until their demands are met. | These encampments have already been met with heavy repression by uni…

Unicorn Riot (2024-04-29). Gazan Family Returns to Find House Destroyed by Israel, Builds DIY Shelter. unicornriot.ninja

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-04-29). "Military and Moral Failures": How Iran's Israel Strike Reshaped the Region. libya360.wordpress.com Kit Klarenberg On April 13, Iran, alongside Lebanon's Hezbollah and Yemen's Ansar Allah, executed Operation True Promise, a vast wave of drone, cruise and ballistic missile strikes on Israel, launched in retaliation to Tel Aviv's criminal bombing of Tehran's Damascus embassy less than two weeks earlier, which killed two Iranian generals. As a result, history…

Ragip Soylu (2024-04-29). Turkey: Istanbul mayor Imamoglu calls Hamas a terror group. middleeasteye.net Turkey: Istanbul mayor Imamoglu calls Hamas a terror group | Opposition CHP politician said 7 October attack on Israel was a terrorist act but that he does not approve of the oppression of Palestinians | | Ekrem Imamoglu addresses crowds after declaring victory after the 31 March 2024 local e…

krish-rad_ind (2024-04-29). The Secret Story of Hostages Taken By Israel. youtu.be

Dave DeCamp (2024-04-29). Attorneys Inside the Biden Administration Urge US To Cut Off Israel. news.antiwar.com

Staff (2024-04-29). Watch: Protestors replace US flag with Palestinian at Harvard University. muslimmirror.com Washington : Amid the campus demonstrations in the US, anti-Israeli protesters at Harvard University raised the Palestinian flag at the Ivy League school in a spot usually reserved for the American flag, New York Post reported. The incident happened as the students continued to occupy campus with a video surfacing online showing three students raising …

_____ (2024-04-29). Netanyahu Failed in Gaza, Tries to Widen War. transcend.org 20 Apr 2024 – It now seems either that the US reaction to the Damascus attack or the concerns of the Netanyahu war cabinet rejected the temptations of a wider war. Iran as well seemed to accept an outcome of its retaliation directed at Israel, resulting in neither death nor damage, was nevertheless sufficient for its purposes.

David Stewart (2024-04-29). Confrontation in Dunn Meadow: the Police Raids at Indiana University. counterpunch.org Thursday afternoon, April 25th, 2024, I was doing my job making sales calls as a staffperson at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana,.My wife was walking with me on campus and we heard shouts coming from Dunn Meadow. Earlier we had seen police cars blocking off Indiana Avenue north of Kirkwood, near the Sample Gates. As

Steve Early (2024-04-29). Between Big Money and A Black Socialist. counterpunch.org In late October, 2018, East Bay DSA members and other progressives organized a pre-election rally at a Berkeley High School auditorium. A wildly-cheering crowd of several thousand came to hear Senator Bernie Sanders and Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Welcoming everyone to the event was 34-year old Jesse Arreguin, who was backed by Sanders when he

Sonali Kolhatkar (2024-04-29). India's Billionaire Wealth is on Display as Nation Votes. counterpunch.org Indian corporate interests are counting on incumbent Modi winning another five years in office, "hoping for further easing of stifling investment restraints," as per the Financial Times. This dismantling of regulations, which began a few decades before the BJP gained power, ushered in an erosion of India's socialist infrastructure. Economists Subhashree Banerjee and Yash Tayal explained in the Deccan Herald, that India's 1991 reforms ended up "liberalizing the Indian economy to an unprecedented extent. These reforms facilitated an environment for the wealthy to profit from the less-affluent without repercussions.

Ramzy Baroud (2024-04-29). Feeding War, Killing Peace: Why the US Vetoed 'Palestine'? counterpunch.org The outcome of the Palestine vote and the American veto at the United Nations Security Council on April 18 was predictable. Though European countries are becoming increasingly supportive of a Palestinian state, the United States is not yet ready for this commitment. These are some of the reasons that the US deputy envoy to the

Dave DeCamp (2024-04-29). US, Philippines Working on Intelligence Sharing Deal Amid China Tensions. news.antiwar.com The US and the Philippines are working on a new intelligence-sharing deal as tensions are soaring between Manila and Beijing in the South China Sea. The Defense Post reported that US and Philippine officials discussed the potential agreement, known as the General Security of Military Information Agreement (GSOMIA), during talks held in Washington last week. …

Steven Sahiounie (2024-04-29). US University Students in the Millions Are Demanding Freedom in Palestine. globalresearch.ca

Timothy Alexander Guzman (2024-04-29). Hijacking a Movement: Attempts to Criminalize Pro-Palestine Student Protests Across US College Campuses. globalresearch.ca

Leon Kunstenaar (2024-04-29). UC Berkeley Palestine Support Encampment – April 28. indybay.org About fifty more tents. Many middle aged supporters present…

Angela (2024-04-29). Friday 5/3: Webinar: Palestine Solidarity Announcements. indybay.org

Angela (2024-04-29). Saturday 5/18: Virtual event: In Water & Light: Poetry Vigils for Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | bit.ly/inwaterandlight…

Free Palestine! (2024-04-29). Wednesday 5/1: Modesto: Workers Unite for Palestine – May Day 2024. indybay.org 10th Street Plaza, Modesto…

Student Body Votes to Support Divestment (2024-04-29). Stanford Encampment for Palestine Serene for Now: Night 4. indybay.org Students sat with laptops studying at the encampment on the fourth night of the current sit-in. About a dozen protesters took up a crocheting project. Stanford administration shut down the previous 120-day overnight camp for Palestine in February.

Campesina Womb Justice (2024-04-29). Sunday 5/12: Beach Flats Community Garden Festival. indybay.org 10am: Beach Flats Bike Ride in Solidarity with Palestine, Meet at Town Clock | 11am-1pm: Healing Clinic for Beach Flat Madrecitas | 1pm: Barrio Poetry at Poet's Park…

Student Body Votes to Support Divestment (2024-04-29). Stanford Encampment for Palestine Serene for Now: Night 4. indybay.org Students sat with laptops studying at the encampment on the fourth night of the current sit-in. About a dozen protesters took up a crocheting project. Stanford administration shut down the previous 120-day overnight camp for Palestine in February.

Phil Pasquini (2024-04-29). Iranian Rapper's Death Sentence Sparks Outrage, Global Rallies. indybay.org Popular Iranian dissident, rapper and hip-hop artist Toomaj Salehi, a 33-year-old former factory worker known for his protest songs and social media posts critical of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has been sentenced to death after being convicted of "spreading corruption on earth" charges. The sentence has been globally condemned including by the State Department's office of the U.S. Special Envoy for Iran by calling for his release and that of Kurdish-Iranian rapper Saman Yasin.

Leon Kunstenaar (2024-04-29). UC Berkeley Palestine Support Encampment – April 28. indybay.org About fifty more tents. Many middle aged supporters present…

Angela (2024-04-29). Saturday 5/18: Virtual event: In Water & Light: Poetry Vigils for Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | bit.ly/inwaterandlight…

Free Palestine! (2024-04-29). Wednesday 5/1: Modesto: Workers Unite for Palestine – May Day 2024. indybay.org 10th Street Plaza, Modesto…

Jason Ditz (2024-04-29). Al-Qaeda Bombing Kills Six Members of South Yemen Secessionist Force. news.antiwar.com An explosive device struck a military vehicle carrying troops belonging to the secessionist Southern Transitional Council (STC) force today in Yemen, killing at least 6 and wounding 11. The attack was immediately blamed on al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), and took place in south Yemen's Abyan Province. AQAP has long had a presence in …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-04-29). Canada: Calls for Invoking War Measures Act Against Pro-Palestine Protests. libya360.wordpress.com Marthad Shingiro Umucyaba The colonial empire strikes back. Mass arrests and martial law are now openly being called for by the reactionary Zionist forces in the colonial periphery of Canada and the United States of America, in coordinated fashion with the ramping up of repressive tactics by the state, against pro-Palestine youth. The Sith lords…

Ragip Soylu (2024-04-29). Turkey backs Dutch PM Mark Rutte as the next Nato chief. middleeasteye.net Turkey backs Dutch PM Mark Rutte as the next Nato chief | Ankara expects Rutte to be more sensitive on fight against terrorism and consider Turkish input in running Nato | | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) shakes hands with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte (L) during a joint press c…

Staff (2024-04-29). SC notice to Centre as 'non-believer' Muslim woman favours succession law. muslimmirror.com New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday sought responses from the Centre and the Kerala government on a plea of a non-believer Muslim woman that instead of Shariat, she wanted to be governed by the secular Indian succession law to deal with her ancestral property rights. Safiya P M, a resident of Alappuzha and …

Staff (2024-04-29). Crackdown on pro-Gaza university demos reveals West's true face : Ebrahim Raisi. muslimmirror.com Tehran : Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has described the ongoing pro-Gaza university protests in Western countries as a big event, saying that authorities' crackdown against those demonstrations has revealed the true face of Western civilization. The protests by university students and academics as well as elites in Western countries, which are held in support of …

Staff (2024-04-29). Hindu Muslim Debate: Let's understand each other. muslimmirror.com By Syed Ilyas Basha Hindus and Muslims in India form over 90% of its population. Both have been living here together for centuries. Though they follow different faiths, have distinctive places of worship, there are similarities in many living conditions and styles. For centuries India has been an ideal example of social amity as a …

_____ (2024-04-29). Howard Richards (10 Jun 1938 — 7 Apr 2024) RIP. transcend.org Dr. Howard Richards was a member of the TRANSCEND Network and a philosopher of social science based in Chile, working also in South Africa. He was a Research Professor of Philosophy at Earlham College in Indiana, a Quaker school where he taught for thirty-five years. Howard will always be in our hearts as one of our most brilliant thinkers. RIP…

_____ (2024-04-29). The World Dumps 2,000 Truckloads of Plastic into the Ocean Each Day: Here's Where a Lot of It Ends Up. transcend.org 23 Apr 2024 – The western coast of Java in Indonesia is popular with surfers for its world-famous breaks. There's a majestic underwater world to explore, too. But it's impossible to surf or snorkel without running into plastic water bottles, single-use cups and food wrappers.

WSWS (2024-04-29). Former Japanese prime minister meets with Trump in New York. wsws.org The Japanese government is working to gain an understanding of where Trump stands on the war drive against China and to ensure Tokyo is not left in the lurch should he win the US presidency.

(2024-04-29). Mass raid in Turkey jails 3 Kurdish reporters, others put under judicial control. Arlene Getz/CPJ Editorial Director

Staff (2024-04-29). Protests for Gaza took place all around the world this past weekend. #Gaza #Palestine. youtube.com

In Defense of Liberation! (2024-04-29). The Lines Have Been Drawn. podcasters.spotify.com We are a part of an international struggle against imperialism, colonialism, capitalism and exploitation. The resistance in Gaza, Lebanon, Yemen, Kuwait, Iraq, Iran, and elsewhere has proven that this system can only be defeated by direct confrontation between forces towards the objective of completely eliminating all forms and all systems of oppression. This is the only way forward.

(2024-04-29). Taliban detain 3 Afghan radio journalists for playing music, talking to female callers. facebook.com

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). Chinese art sales surge among U.S. collectors. ecns.cn The popularity of Chinese art is surging among the United States' and Asian collectors who value modern and ancient paintings, drawings, artifacts and objects, Christie's New York auction house says.

Colin Todhunter (2024-04-29). GM Golden Rice in the Philippines Stopped: The Deception of Development and the Politics of Progress. asia-pacificresearch.com

(2024-04-29). European Parliament calls for repeal of Hong Kong security laws. europarl.europa.eu

cpj.org (2024-04-29). Malaysia's prime minister calls for 'action' over Bloomberg casino report. cpj.org Bangkok, April 29, 2024 — Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim should retract his call on local private companies to take action against Bloomberg news agency for a report on alleged plans to build a casino complex in a troubled real estate development, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On Friday, April 26, Anwar referred…

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China's Shenzhou-17 astronauts to return to earth on April 30. ecns.cn The three astronauts of the Shenzhen-17, Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie and Jiang Xinlin, will return to the Dongfeng landing site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on April 30. The landing site and all participating systems are making final preparations to welcome the astronauts back.

The Independent (2024-04-29). Bishop Mukasa condemns rising family related murders. independent.co.ug Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rt. Rev. Lawrence Mukasa, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kasana-Luwero, has strongly condemned the alleged murders of parents by their own children driven by greed for property. Bishop Mukasa expressed deep concern over the disturbing trend where children resort to killing their parents when denied land titles …

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). Chinese mainland announces cross-Strait tourism measures. ecns.cn New measures regarding the resumption of cross-Strait tourism were announced by the Chinese mainland on Sunday, along with approval for shipments of Wendan pomelos from Taiwan to the mainland.

ecns.cn (2024-04-28). China lodges solemn representations over Japan's provocative 'inspection' near Diaoyu Dao. ecns.cn According to media reports, the Japanese lawmakers trespassed into the waters near the Diaoyu Dao, also known as Diaoyu Islands, for the marine "inspection" on Friday, and they claimed they should land on the islands for investigations.

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China, Mongolia prepare to conduct joint army training. ecns.cn China and Mongolia will conduct a joint army training as part of the annual cooperation plan between the two armies and mutual consensus, the Ministry of National Defense announced on Monday.

Staff (2024-04-29). The UN just slammed the G7 for completely falling short on tackling the climate crisis. thecanary.co On Monday 29 April the Group of Seven (G7) convened for two days of climate crisis talks in Turin. This was their first big political meeting since the UN's annual climate negotiations in November. Environment ministers from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and the US held discussions after the UN warned that excuses …

ecns.cn (2024-04-29). China's concerns over Japanese export restrictions. ecns.cn China voiced grave concerns regarding Japan's proposed export restrictions on specific items within the semiconductor sector and other areas, according to an online statement released by the Ministry of Commerce on Monday.

Arlene Getz (2024-04-29). Mass raid in Turkey jails 3 Kurdish reporters, others put under judicial control. cpj.org Istanbul, April 29, 2024—Turkish authorities should release reporters Esra Solin Dal, Mehmet Aslan, and Erdoƒüan Alayumat and end the systematic harassment of Kurdish journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday. On April 23, Turkish authorities took nine people, who local media reported were all Kurdish journalists and media workers, into police custody after conducting…

(2024-04-29). Malaysia's prime minister calls for 'action' over Bloomberg casino report. scmp.com

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-29). Israel asesina a 19 palestinos más durante bombardeos en Rafah. telesurtv.net Los ataques se produjeron luego que la ocupación israelí anunciara la planificación de una operación terrestre en la zona, lo que ha generado críticas por parte de la comunidad internacional debido a que la ciudad alberga a 1,4 millones de civiles.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-29). Israel asesina a 19 palestinos más durante bombardeos en Rafah. telesurtv.net Los ataques se produjeron luego que la ocupación israelí anunciara la planificación de una operación terrestre en la zona, lo que ha generado críticas por parte de la comunidad internacional debido a que la ciudad alberga a 1,4 millones de civiles.

teleSUR, bcb, JCM (2024-04-29). Presidente Abbas insta a EE.UU. a impedir ataque israelí a Rafah. telesurtv.net El mandatario explicó que la invasión de los sionistas a Rafah obligaría a todos a abandonar la ciudad.

teleSUR, bcb, JCM (2024-04-29). Presidente Abbas insta a EE.UU. a impedir ataque israelí a Rafah. telesurtv.net El mandatario explicó que la invasión de los sionistas a Rafah obligaría a todos a abandonar la ciudad.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-29). Flotilla por la Libertad denuncia sabotaje israelí a su misión. telesurtv.net Los organizadores dicen que la iniciativa tiene como objetivo desafiar el bloqueo de Israel que dura 17 años y poner fin al actual "genocidio".

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-04-29). Hamás anuncia que este lunes responderá a propuesta de Israel. telesurtv.net La oferta de Israel responde a una propuesta realizada por Hamás hace dos semanas.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-29). Asciende a 34.454 el número de palestinos asesinados por Israel en Gaza. telesurtv.net El recuento incluye al menos 66 muertes en las últimas 24 horas, según un comunicado del ministerio, añadiendo que 77.575 personas han resultado heridas en la Franja de Gaza.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-29). Asciende a 34.454 el número de palestinos asesinados por Israel en Gaza. telesurtv.net El recuento incluye al menos 66 muertes en las últimas 24 horas, según un comunicado del ministerio, añadiendo que 77.575 personas han resultado heridas en la Franja de Gaza.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-29). Israelíes exigen liberación de rehenes y nuevos comicios. telesurtv.net Miles de manifestantes han salido a las calles de Tel Aviv, exigiendo al Gobierno israelí que garantice la libertad de los rehenes la convocatoria de nuevas elecciones.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-04-29). Hamás anuncia que este lunes responderá a propuesta de Israel. telesurtv.net La oferta de Israel responde a una propuesta realizada por Hamás hace dos semanas.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-04-29). Venezuela denuncia ante la ONU masacre de Israel en Khan Younis. telesurtv.net La Agencia de Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados de Palestina (Unrwa) comunicó que las calles en Khan Younis están llenas de municiones sin detonar.

teleSUR, idg, JCM (2024-04-29). Venezuela denuncia ante la ONU masacre de Israel en Khan Younis. telesurtv.net La Agencia de Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados de Palestina (Unrwa) comunicó que las calles en Khan Younis están llenas de municiones sin detonar.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-04-29). Ajedrecista Elier Miranda se coronó en Veracruz. radiohc.cu La Habana, 29 abr (JIT).- El cubano Elier Miranda puso ritmo triunfal a su despedida para apoderarse del trono en el Campeonato Nacional de Ajedrez de Veracruz, en México.

Pablo Rafael Fuentes (2024-04-29). Decenas de muertos y heridos en bombardeos israelíes contra Gaza. radiohc.cu La Habana, 29 abr (RHC) Más de una veintena de palestinos murieron y decenas resultaron heridos hoy como resultado de los bombardeos israelíes contra la Franja de Gaza, en medio de contactos para alcanzar un acuerdo de cese el fuego.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN (2024-04-29). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN (2024-04-29). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

teleSUR, JDO, SH (2024-04-29). Candidatos a presidencia de México sostienen segundo debate. telesurtv.net Para el próximo 19 de mayo está pautado el tercer y último debate presidencial en México.

teleSUR, JDO, SH (2024-04-29). Candidatos a presidencia de México sostienen segundo debate. telesurtv.net Para el próximo 19 de mayo está pautado el tercer y último debate presidencial en México.

teleSUR, bcb, JCM (2024-04-29). Entra en erupción el volcán Ibu, en Indonesia. telesurtv.net Ante la columna de cenizas de más de 3,5 kilómetros, las autoridades de la zona establecieron restricción de acceso a la montaña.

Michael Roberts (2024-04-29). India: Modi and the rise of the billionaire Raj. cadtm.org A general election in India starts today. 970m Indians, more than 10% of the world's population, will head to the polls in what will be the largest election in history for the Lok Sabha (House of the People) parliamentary elections. The poll will spread across India and take up to 4 June to complete. Opinion polls suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and his coalition will win a third successive 5-year term, and win by (…) | – | / |

Sushovan Dhar (2024-04-29). India : popular movements, not elections, will bring transformative change. cadtm.org With the exception of a brief period, India has been more fortunate than many other nations in being able to maintain parliamentary rule over the last 77 years. With 900 million voters—more than the populations of Europe and Australia put together—the Indian elections are hailed as the largest exhibition and celebration of democracy. The nation's economic growth over the past 30 years —one of the fastest in the world—also makes the elections noteworthy on a global scale.
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english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-29). Israeli War cabinet minister Benny Gantz breaks his foot during tour near Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in the Zionist entity's south. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-29). Israeli occupation army says four missiles were fired from Lebanon at Har Dov (occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms). english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-29). Israeli Channel 12: 40 missiles have been fired from Lebanon since the morning. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-29). Israeli war jets raid Al-Khiyam border town twice with missiles: Al-Manar reporter. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-29). Islamic Resistance fighters target a gathering of Israeli soldiers near Ruwaisat Al-Alam in the occupied Lebanese Shebaa Farms with artillery shells, inflicting direct hits: statement. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-29). Al-Manar correspondent in south Lebanon reports two Israeli air strikes on the border town of Khiam. english.almanar.com.lb

newarab (2024-04-29). Displaced Gazans thank US pro-Palestine student protesters. newarab.com One Palestinian man, Abu Youssef Hamad, who has fled to

newarab (2024-04-29). Only US can halt looming Israeli attack on Rafah, says Abbas. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-29). Israel directly targets Palestinian journalists in Gaza: PJS. newarab.com At least 141 On Thursday, Mohammed Bassam al-Jamal, a Rafah-based journalist who covered the

newarab (2024-04-29). Hamas has 'no major issue' with Israel's Gaza truce proposal. newarab.com A senior Hamas official told AFP on Sunday that the Palestinian militant group had "no major issues" with the latest proposal from Israel and Egypt for a Gaza ceasefire. | "The atmosphere is positive unless there are new Israeli obstacles. There are no major issues in the observations and inquiries submitted by Hamas regarding the contents" of the proposal, said a Hamas official who spoke on condition of anonymity. | A Hamas delegation led by the movement's senior leader, Khalil al-Hayya, would deliver the group's response to the truce proposal during a meeting with Egyptian and Qatari mediators in Cairo on Mo…

newarab (2024-04-29). All Gazans 'drinking unsafe water' due to Israeli war, siege. newarab.com The health ministry in The ministry attributed its inability to test drinking water due to Israel's refusal to allow the delivery of chlorine or other alternatives, as well as the closure of the public health laboratory, as Israel…

newarab (2024-04-29). Israeli strikes on Gaza's Rafah kill 22, including 5-day-old. newarab.com The overnight strikes hit three family homes. The first kill…

newarab (2024-04-29). Biden, Netanyahu hold call amid Israel-Gaza ceasefire talks. newarab.com The two allies "reviewed ongoing talks to secure the release of hostages together with an immediate ceasefire in Gaza," the White House statement said, as diplom…

newarab (2024-04-29). Hamas has no major issues with Israel's Gaza truce proposal. newarab.com A delegation from the Islamist movement will arrive in

newarab (2024-04-29). France's top diplomat in Lebanon in push for calm with Israel. newarab.com France's top diplomat on Sunday urged calm in Israel and Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group have exchanged near-daily fire since the start of Israel's war on Gaza on October 7. Hezbollah says its attacks aim to divert some Israeli attention away from Gaza. | Fighting has intensified in r…

newarab (2024-04-29). Over 600 Israeli extremists storm Al-Aqsa during Passover. newarab.com Over The storming coincided with the sixth day of the week-long Jewish holiday of The extremists performed Talmudic rituals in the mosque's courtyards under the protec…

newarab (2024-04-29). Gaza aid pier ready in two to three weeks, US says. newarab.com The White House said Sunday that a Israel's nearly seventh-month war on Gaza has triggered a humanitarian crisis, and it faces growing pressure to enable more aid deliveries as the UN warns The Pentagon said last week that the US military had b…

Orinoco Tribune 2 (2024-04-29). When Che Guevara Came to Gaza. orinocotribune.com Editorial note: Orinoco Tribune does not generally publish pieces older than two weeks. However, an exception is being made in this case as the current article remains as relevant today as when it was first published. | By Yousef Alhelou — Dec 4, 2018 | The iconic revolutionary visited Gaza to inspire a popular uprising against Israeli dominance, writes Yousef al-Helou. | Since the explicit Israeli colonisation of historic Palestine in 1948 supported by colonialist and imperialist powers, namely Britain and the US, the Palestinian struggle has become a global cause. Resistance was a natural response to the i…

newarab (2024-04-29). Blinken arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss Israel normalisation, post-war Gaza. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-29). WCK resumes Gaza aid after Israel strike that killed 7 staff. newarab.com Prior to halting operations, WCK had distributed more than 43 million meals in Gaza since October, representing by its own accounts 62% of all internatio…

newarab (2024-04-29). The world has failed Gaza: Saudi foreign minister. newarab.com Saudi Arabia on Sunday said the international community has failed Gaza and reiterated its call for a "The situation in Gaza obviously is a catastrophe by every measure – humanitarian, but also a complete failing of the existing political system to deal with that crisis," Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said during the first day of a Saudi-hosted World Economic Forum special meeting. | Only "a credible, irreversible path to a Palesti…

newarab (2024-04-29). Iran bans Egyptian TV drama on historical Islamic leader. newarab.com Iranian authorities have banned an "The Assassins", or "El-Hashashin" in Arabic, recounts the story of Hassan-i Sabbah, the controversial founder of an offshoot The 30-episode series about Sab…

newarab (2024-04-29). Iraq's criminalisation of LGBTQ+ draws diplomatic backlash. newarab.com Human rights groups and diplomats criticised a law that was quietly passed by the U.S. State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller said in a statement that the law passed Saturday "threatens those most at risk in Iraqi society" and "can be used to hamper free-speech and expression." He warned that the legisla…

newarab (2024-04-29). Attack on gas field in Iraqi Kurdistan kills four Yemenis. newarab.com Four Yemeni The Khor Mor gas field, located to the southwest of Sulaimaniyah is being developed by the UAE's Dana Gas company and produces natural gas for…

newarab (2024-04-29). Water for security: Iraq-Turkey deal revealed. newarab.com The

newarab (2024-04-29). Blinken visits Saudi Arabia as normalisation hopes falter. newarab.com Washington's top diplomat will travel to US Secretary of State

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 17,000 children left unaccompanied in Gaza amid Israel's war: UN agency. presstv.ir UNRWA says at least 17,000 children in Gaza are unaccompanied or separated from their family as Israel continues its brutal war against the besieged enclave.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 17,000 children left unaccompanied in Gaza amid Israel's war: UN agency. presstv.ir UNRWA says at least 17,000 children in Gaza are unaccompanied or separated from their family as Israel continues its brutal war against the besieged enclave.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Rights group slams Israel attempts to block ICC arrest warrants. presstv.ir A rights group condemns attempts by Tel Aviv and its allies to prevent the ICC from issuing arrest warrants against Israeli officials for war crimes in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). US to be held responsible if Israel invades Rafah: Abbas. presstv.ir Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called on the US to stop Israel from carrying out an attack on Rafah, saying Washington will be held responsible if the occupying regime invades the city.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Displaced Gazans cornered at Egypt border as Israel's Rafah invasion looms. presstv.ir Displaced Palestinians living in tents are cornered at the border with Egypt as fears are rising that Israel will soon launch an assault on Rafah.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Palestinians inspect rubble of destroyed building in Rafah. presstv.ir Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed building in Rafah after Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). US to be held responsible if Israel invades Rafah: Abbas. presstv.ir Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called on the US to stop Israel from carrying out an attack on Rafah, saying Washington will be held responsible if the occupying regime invades the city.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Displaced Gazans cornered at Egypt border as Israel's Rafah invasion looms. presstv.ir Displaced Palestinians living in tents are cornered at the border with Egypt as fears are rising that Israel will soon launch an assault on Rafah.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Palestinians inspect rubble of destroyed building in Rafah. presstv.ir Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed building in Rafah after Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Thousands call on UK government to stop arming Israel. presstv.ir Protesters in London call for an end to Israeli apartheid and demand a ceasefire in Gaza, criticizing the UK government for complicity in Israeli genocide and war crimes.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Thousands call on UK government to stop arming Israel. presstv.ir Protesters in London call for an end to Israeli apartheid and demand a ceasefire in Gaza, criticizing the UK government for complicity in Israeli genocide and war crimes.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). American, Israeli rabbis call for ceasefire during protest near Gaza. presstv.ir American and Israeli rabbis protested near the Erez crossing in occupied territories to demand a ceasefire in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). American, Israeli rabbis call for ceasefire during protest near Gaza. presstv.ir American and Israeli rabbis protested near the Erez crossing in occupied territories to demand a ceasefire in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iran slams US 'violent crackdown' on pro-Palestine student protests. presstv.ir Iran's top human rights official says the United States' violent suppression of pro-Palestinian protests encourages Israel to continue war crimes in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iranian students voice solidarity with pro-Gaza rallies in West. presstv.ir Iranian university students have staged mass rallies to express their solidarity with pro-Palestine academic demonstrations across the United States and Europe demanding an end to Israel's months-long genocidal war against Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Haniyeh: Justice demands arrest of Netanyahu, his terrorist cabinet. presstv.ir The Hamas leader calls on the international community to bring Israel's prime minister and his terrorist cabinet to justice.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iran warns against threat of terrorism to regional, global security. presstv.ir The Iranian defense chief slams the West double standard policy on terrorism as a major threat to regional and global security.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iranian students voice solidarity with pro-Gaza rallies in West. presstv.ir Iranian university students have staged mass rallies to express their solidarity with pro-Palestine academic demonstrations across the United States and Europe demanding an end to Israel's months-long genocidal war against Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Footage shows ruins of Gaza mosque after overnight Israeli strike. presstv.ir Footage shows the ruins of the al-Taqwa mosque at the al-Bureij refugee camp in the central part of the Gaza Strip following an overnight Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Riyadh summit: Muslim, Arab officials call for sanctions on Israel. presstv.ir A Joint Arab-Islamic summit being held in Saudi Arabia urges effective sanctions against Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Hamas fires barrage of rockets into occupied territories from south Lebanon. presstv.ir Hamas says its fighters in southern Lebanon have fired a barrage of rockets against the northern part of the occupied territories.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Footage shows ruins of Gaza mosque after overnight Israeli strike. presstv.ir Footage shows the ruins of the al-Taqwa mosque at the al-Bureij refugee camp in the central part of the Gaza Strip following an overnight Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iran condemns US violence, says anti-war student protests proof of world awakening. presstv.ir Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kan'ani condemns the US crackdown on students protesting Israel's Gaza war, stressing that police violence will not silence awakened public opinion.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Haniyeh: Justice demands arrest of Netanyahu, his terrorist cabinet. presstv.ir The Hamas leader calls on the international community to bring Israel's prime minister and his terrorist cabinet to justice.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iran slams US 'violent crackdown' on pro-Palestine student protests. presstv.ir Iran's top human rights official says the United States' violent suppression of pro-Palestinian protests encourages Israel to continue war crimes in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 14 Israeli troopers killed, wounded in resistance operation in central Gaza. presstv.ir At least three Israeli soldiers are killed and nearly a dozen others wounded during a Palestinian resistance operation in the central part of the blockaded Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 14 Israeli troopers killed, wounded in resistance operation in central Gaza. presstv.ir At least three Israeli soldiers are killed and nearly a dozen others wounded during a Palestinian resistance operation in the central part of the blockaded Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Hundreds of students arrested as Gaza war campus protests spread in US. presstv.ir Hundreds of students protesting the Israeli war on Gaza have been arrested and subjected to expulsion across universities in the United States.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Hundreds of students arrested as Gaza war campus protests spread in US. presstv.ir Hundreds of students protesting the Israeli war on Gaza have been arrested and subjected to expulsion across universities in the United States.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). IRGC: 10 countries aided Israel to repel Iran 'True Promise', but to no avail. presstv.ir The IRGC spokesman says 10 countries gave defensive support to Israel during Iran's retaliatory strikes.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Israeli settlers break into al-Aqsa Mosque to celebrate Jewish holiday. presstv.ir Thousands of Israeli settlers storm the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound to mark a Jewish holiday.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Palestinians warn UK troops deployed in Gaza would be 'legitimate targets'. presstv.ir Britain's defense ministry says it is considering sending troops into Gaza to escort aid deliveries,…

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Riyadh summit: Muslim, Arab officials call for sanctions on Israel. presstv.ir A Joint Arab-Islamic summit being held in Saudi Arabia urges effective sanctions against Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Over 900 arrested at anti-war protests in US universities since April 18. presstv.ir At least 900 protesters have been arrested since the launch of pro-Palestinian demonstrations on university campuses across the US, a report says.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 900 arrested at anti-war protests in US universities since April 18. presstv.ir At least 900 protesters have been arrested since the launch of pro-Palestinian demonstrations on university campuses across the US, a report says.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 'Violent suppression of anti-Zionist student protests shows West's true colors'. presstv.ir The Iranian president says heavy-handed crackdown against pro-Palestine students reveals the true nature of Western civilization.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Yemenis rally in Sana'a in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza. presstv.ir Thousands took to the streets of Sana'a on Friday (April 26) in support of Palestinians in Gaza, holding up Yemeni and Palestinians flags and chanting slogans in support of Gazans.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iraq's lawmakers call for expulsion of US ambassador. presstv.ir Members of Iraq parliament call for expulsion of US ambassador from the country.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iraq's lawmakers call for expulsion of US ambassador. presstv.ir Members of Iraq parliament call for expulsion of US ambassador from the country.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). IRGC developing new kamikaze drone to boost combat capabilities. presstv.ir Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is reportedly developing a new indigenous kamikaze drone to boost combat capabilities.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iran's Futsal team crested 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup winner. presstv.ir The Iran men's national futsal team has won the championship title in the 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). FIFA, AFC congratulate Iran on Asian futsal championship. presstv.ir FIFA and AFC heads congratulate Iran's national futsal team on their championship in the AFC Futsal Asian Cup competitions in Thailand.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iran guarantor of Persian Gulf security, peace as foreigners wreaking stability: IRGC. presstv.ir The IRGC Navy commander says Iran's strategy is to promote peace and security in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Iran's Futsal team crested 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup winner. presstv.ir The Iran men's national futsal team has won the championship title in the 2024 AFC Futsal Asian Cup.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Yemenis rally in Sana'a in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza. presstv.ir Thousands took to the streets of Sana'a on Friday (April 26) in support of Palestinians in Gaza, holding up Yemeni and Palestinians flags and chanting slogans in support of Gazans.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 'Violent suppression of anti-Zionist student protests reveals West's true colors'. presstv.ir The Iranian president says heavy-handed crackdown on pro-Palestine students reveals the true face of Western civilization.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Jordanians march after Friday prayers in support of Palestinians. presstv.ir Crowds gathered in the Jordanian capital Amman on Friday (April 26) for a march held in support of Palestinians in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Jordanians march after Friday prayers in support of Palestinians. presstv.ir Crowds gathered in the Jordanian capital Amman on Friday (April 26) for a march held in support of Palestinians in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). 'Violent suppression of anti-Zionist student protests shows West's true colors'. presstv.ir The Iranian president says heavy-handed crackdown against pro-Palestine students reveals the true nature of Western civilization.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). IRGC developing new kamikaze drone armed with smart munitions. presstv.ir Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is reportedly developing a new indigenous kamikaze drone armed with smart munitions.

presstv.ir (2024-04-29). Uma Oya: Iran's engineering milestone for internationality. presstv.ir The participation of companies supplying technical and engineering services in Iraq, Syria, Latin America and many other countries is a clear example of the growth of Iran's technical and engineering services exports in recent years.

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2024-04-27: News Headlines

Narek Boyajian, Jadelynn Zhang, Mondoweiss. (2024-04-27). We're Occupying Emory University To Demand Divestment From Israel. popularresistance.org In Gaza and the West Bank, over 34,000 Palestinians have been murdered since the siege began on October 7, 2023. For over 75 years, the Palestinian people have been subjected to the illegal Zionist settler colonialism and white supremacy funded by Western Powers. The violence of the Israeli regime goes beyond denying Palestinian livelihood, making it its mission to sever Palestinians from their communities, land, and history. Halfway across the world, in the heart of Atlanta, a battle rages against the encroachment of Cop City, a sprawling police training facility slated to be erected in the Weelaunee Forest.

Palestinian Educational Collective (2024-04-27). Youth, students, and university workers in Palestine: we stand with our comrades in the campus movement! mondoweiss.net Together, we are collectively making history as we fortify our long tradition of resistance against injustice and fight for a liberated future in Palestine and beyond.

CPHFFJP (2024-04-27). Humboldt faculty condemn police violence against students, join demands for boycott and divestment from Israel. mondoweiss.net As faculty at Cal Poly Humboldt, we deplore the use of physical violence by police and the deployment of extreme tactics to surveil students, escalate tensions, and criminalize free speech exercised by students calling for a ceasefire in Gaza.

Frances Madeson (2024-04-27). Crackdowns on Protests Are Exposing Higher Ed's Complicity in Israel's Genocide. truthout.org As the Palestinian death toll in Gaza and the West Bank mounts daily, campus protests against Israel's genocidal war on Gaza continue to spread across the U.S., where students and faculty often face police crackdowns. Student activists from Pomona Divest from Apartheid in southern California, The Coalition for Mutual Liberation at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and Resist WashU in St. |

John Perry (2024-04-27). Germany Buries the Evidence of Complicity in Genocide; Nicaragua Exposes It. orinocotribune.com By John Perry — Apr 25, 2024 | On April 11, Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah, the British-Palestinian war surgeon, gave his first address as the newly-appointed rector of Glasgow University, chosen in recognition of his work at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza. The following day he flew to Berlin, where he had been invited to address a major conference on Palestine. On arrival he was taken away by police, interrogated for several hours and eventually told he had to leave Germany and wouldn't be allowed to return until at least the end of April. Any attempt to speak to the conference via Zoom could result in a fine or even a y…

Roberto Sirvent, Richard Medhurst, Black Agenda Report. (2024-04-27). United States Corporate Media Watch. popularresistance.org Many of the great lies about October 7 were printed by papers like the New York Times, and broadcast incessantly on CNN and MSNBC. The entire liberal establishment is immersed in Israeli propaganda and Zionist beliefs. Joe Biden, a proud Zionist, is the one supplying the bombs that are being dropped on Gaza. It is the Democratic party, including Bernie Sanders and AOC who said nothing during the first weeks and months of this genocide, and instead talked about the Israeli occupation's "right" to do drop bombs on Palestinians. It is Ilhan Omar, a self-declared "progressive" and Muslim woman, who not only voted to…

Palestine Legal (2024-04-27). Columbia Students File Civil Rights Complaint After NYPD Arrests, National Guard Threat. indybay.org April 25, New York, NY — Today, Palestine Legal filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR), demanding an investigation into Columbia University's discriminatory treatment of Palestinian students and their allies, including by inviting NYPD officers in riot gear — for the first time in decades — to arrest over a hundred students peacefully protesting Israel's genocide last week.

Editor (2024-04-27). Apr 27, 2024. sitrepworld.info Blowing In The Wind — Bob Dylan (1963) Why Divine Wrath Will Fall on Israel and America, by Don Hank Students Go After the Hypocrites, by Eric Margolis Zionism's Expired Shelf-Life: Why Naomi Klein is right that it has become Pharaoh, by H. Scott Prosterman Craig Murray: Worse Than You Can Imagine Empire Managers Say Russia, China And Iran Are Tricking Students Into Opposing Genocide, by Caitlin Johnstone Peter Myers Digest: Columbia faculty walk out over Gaza "Kill All Arabs": The Feds Are Investigating UMass Amherst for Anti-Palestinian Bias, by Prem Thakker Gen Z wants peace for Pale…

A Guest Author (2024-04-27). German police shut down Palestine Congress in Berlin. workers.org By Andrew Johnson An anti-imperialist Palestine Congress "against German complicity in the genocide in Gaza" was planned for Berlin from April 12-14.. (junge Welt, April 15). Before police shut it down, the congress discussed the recent charges in the International Court of Justice, including South Africa's charges accusing Israel of . . . |

National Lawyers Guild (2024-04-27). NLG Condemns Attacks on Gaza Solidarity Encampments. indybay.org April 25th, 2024 – The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) unequivocally condemns the ongoing repression of pro-Palestinian activism taking place on university campuses across the country. The NLG is firm in its support for a free Palestine, and is against Israel's ongoing genocide in Gaza and occupation of the West Bank. The violent and unprovoked attacks by police on student encampments at Columbia, Yale, NYU, University of Southern California, Emory, University of Texas, and other universities exhibit a dangerous overreach against students' 1st Amendment rights and further illustrates our country's spiral into a surv…

WSWS (2024-04-27). Australian workers protest against Israel's genocide in Gaza. wsws.org Jasmin, a dentist, said the "doxxing of health workers criticising the attack on Gaza is inhumane and cruel. Healthcare workers should be able to give voice to the victims affected by the war."

Freedom Flotilla Coalition. (2024-04-27). Underhanded Israeli Tactic Delays Freedom Flotilla Departure. popularresistance.org The Freedom Flotilla is ready to sail. All the required paperwork has been submitted to the port authority, and the cargo has been loaded and prepared for the trip to Gaza. | However, today we received word of an administrative roadblock initiated by Israel in an attempt to prevent our departure. Israel is pressuring the Republic of Guinea Bissau to withdraw its flag from our lead ship—Akdeniz ("Mediterranean"). This triggered a request for an additional inspection, this one by the flag state, that delays our April 26 planned departure.

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-04-27). Biden Wanted To Sanction An Israeli Battalion But He Didn't Because Israel Said No. caitlinjohnstone.com.au The Biden administration has reportedly canned its plans to issue sanctions on an extremist IDF unit for human rights violations in the occupied West Bank, fol…

The Independent (2024-04-27). The Middle East needs a ceasefire now. independent.co.ug Paradoxically, Iran's unprecedented attack on Israel presents a unique opportunity for a regional ceasefire COMMENT | DAOUD KUTTAB | It is hard to imagine that anyone in the Levant or the broader Middle East managed to sleep on Saturday night, as Iran launched hundreds of drones and ballistic missiles toward strategic sites in Israel and Israeli …

Occupy 4 Palestine (2024-04-27). Sonoma State University Launches Gaza Solidarity Encampment. indybay.org On April 26, students at Sonoma State University launched a Gaza solidarity encampment on Person Lawn. SSU Students for Justice in Palestine has published the solidarity encampment's demands on their Instagram page, and announced: "We have a beautiful and strong community surrounding us. Join us & stand for a PERMANENT ceasefire now!" Students are calling for support, and say they need the following items: tents, water bottles, and a PA system/speaker.

infobrics (2024-04-27). Russia-India Signs Agreement to Operate Large Research Hub in New Delhi. infobrics.org The Higher School of Economics (HSE) and the University of Delhi entered into an agreement on strategic cooperation and joint actions…

(2024-04-27). Journalist casualties in the Israel-Gaza war. cpj.org

Angela (2024-04-27). Thursday 5/9: Apartheid-Free Webinar: The Palestinian Experience. indybay.org Online | afsc.org/events/apartheid-free-webinar-palestinian-experience-israel

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-04-27). Mayo Clinic Platform expands global footprint of its distributed data network. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The first-of-its-kind alliance moves into new regions to transform global healthcare and improve access, diagnostics and treatments for patients everywhere. ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Platform continues to expand its distributed data network, Mayo Clinic Platform_Connect1, which now includes eight of the world's leading health systems across three continents: Seoul National University Hospital, SingHealth and UC Davis Health, which join Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, Mayo Clinic, Mercy, Sheba Medical Center and University Health Network (UHN)…

Angela (2024-04-27). Thursday 5/2: Webinar: Arming Israel. indybay.org Zoom | greenolivetours.com/online-events/arming-israel/

Bárbara Gómez (2024-04-27). Diplomático palestino acusó al Estado de Israel de cometer crímenes en Gaza. radiohc.cu Ramala, 27 abr (RHC) El representante palestino ante la ONU, Riyad Mansour, acusó a Israel de ejecutar crímenes de guerra en la Franja de Gaza, reportó la prensa nacional.

Philip Giraldi (2024-04-27). Is the Gaza-Israel Fighting "A False Flag"? They Let It Happen? Their Objective Is "to Wipe Gaza Off the Map"? globalresearch.ca "Anyone who wants to thwart the establishment of a Palestinian state has to support bolstering Hamas and transferring money to Hamas. This is part of our strategy". Benjamin Netanyahu…

Leon Kunstenaar (2024-04-27). Day Three of UCB Gaza Support Encampment. indybay.org Campus protests against Israeli war crimes explode nationwide and in other countries. The UCB Gaza support encampment grows and settles in.

News Desk, The Cradle. (2024-04-27). Third State Dept Official Resigns Over US Gaza Policy. popularresistance.org Hala Rharrit, the Arabic-language spokeswoman for the US State Department, has resigned in protest against White House support for Israel's war on Gaza. | Her resignation, effective Wednesday, was confirmed through her State Department biography page. The State Department is the US equivalent of other nations' foreign ministries. | In a statement on the social networking site LinkedIn, Rharrit stated, "I resigned in April 2024 after 18 years of distinguished service in opposition to the United States' Gaza policy. Diplomacy, not arms. Be a force for peace and unity."

Pavel López Lazo (2024-04-27). Hezbollah claims Lebanese Resistance hampers Israel plans in Gaza. plenglish.com Beirut, April 27 (Prensa Latina) The Deputy Secretary-General of the Lebanese Resistance (Hezbollah), Naim Qassem, on Saturday claimed that the Lebanese Resistance hindered Israeli plans in attacking Gaza.

Dongsheng Collective (2024-04-27). Overcapacity, the West's new narrative against China | April 2024. dongshengnews.org For China, Iran's attack on Israel was "an act of self-defense"; the West's new narrative against China: overcapacity; China exceeds its 5% GDP growth target in first quarter; historic "peace trip" by former Taiwanese leader Ma Ying-jeou…

truthout (2024-04-27). As Israel Razed Gaza, It Also Fueled Record Death Toll in West Bank in 2023. truthout.org Last year's death toll in the West Bank was more than triple the previous recorded high set in 2022.

(2024-04-27). Attacks, arrests, threats, censorship: The high risks of reporting the Israel-Gaza war. Mohamed Mandour

Steve Early, Popular Resistance. (2024-04-27). A Tale Of Two Labor Candidates. popularresistance.org In late October, 2018, East Bay DSA members and other progressives organized a pre-election rally at a Berkeley High School auditorium. A wildly-cheering crowd of several thousand came to hear Senator Bernie Sanders and Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Welcoming everyone to the event was 34-year old Jesse Arreguin, who was backed by Sanders when he ran for mayor of Berkeley two years before. | On the platform with them was Jovanka Beckles, a former Richmond City Council member then running—with backing from DSA, Sanders, and Lee—for a State Assembly seat against a corporate Democrat named Buffy Wicks.

geo.tv (2024-04-27). US FDA seeks info after Hong Kong suspends sales of Indian spice brands MDH, Everest. geo.tv Singapore has ordered a recall of the Everest spice mix as well, saying it contains high levels of ethylene oxide…

geo.tv (2024-04-27). Saudi Arabia's Prince Mansour bin Badr bin Saud passes away. geo.tv Funeral prayer will be held today at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah Mosque in Jeddah…

Labor Video Project (2024-04-27). At UCB, the Encampment and a Free Palestine with UCSF Dr. Marya Rupa & Student. indybay.org At the UCB encampment UCSF Dr. Marya Rupa with Do No Harm and a UCB student talk about the encampment and the issue of Palestine…

Code Pink (2024-04-27). Sunday 5/12: Golden Gate Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Welcome Center, Golden Gate Bridge Plaza, San Francisco, CA 94129…

Pro Palestine Support (2024-04-27). Stanford U. Encampment in Second Day. indybay.org Stanford administration is using police to intimidate students into leaving pro-Palestine encampment. Students are being supported by community and alumni.

Angela (2024-04-27). Sunday 4/28: Monterey Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Windows on the Bay Park, Del Monte Beach | Monterey, CA…

Occupy 4 Palestine (2024-04-27). Stanford Launches Gaza Solidarity Encampment. indybay.org On Thursday afternoon, Students at Stanford University launched an encampment at White Plaza in solidarity with the people of Palestine. Later on Thursday evening, student organizers issued a call to all Bay Area residents to come to White Plaza for support.

Angela (2024-04-27). Sunday 4/28: Santa Rosa Protest for Palestine. indybay.org Courthouse Square | Santa Rosa, CA…

American Indian Resource Center at UCSC (2024-04-27). Saturday 4/27: Indigefest. indybay.org Quarry Amphitheater, UC Santa Cruz…

Free Palestine! (2024-04-27). Friday 4/26: Solidarity Seder. indybay.org Quarry Plaza, UC Santa Cruz…

MEE staff (2024-04-27). Iraqi Tik-Tok star shot dead outside home in Baghdad. middleeasteye.net Iraqi Tik-Tok star shot dead outside home in Baghdad | Om Fahad is the latest in a string of social media stars murdered in Iraq in recent years | | Iraqi TikTok celebrity Om Fahad at the Basra International Stadium during a game at the Arabian Gulf Cup football tournament on 19 January 2023 (Husse…

Staff (2024-04-27). Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU): A centre for educational excellence. muslimmirror.com By Dr. S. Mohammad Fayez Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has significantly influenced the educational landscape of India over the last two decades. The institution's overarching objective extends beyond the mere provision of quality education in Urdu, encompassing a broader vision acknowledged nationally. Within the societal fabric of India, there exists a demography characterized …

Staff (2024-04-27). Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU): A centre for educational excellence. muslimmirror.com By Dr. S. Mohammad Fayez Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) has significantly influenced the educational landscape of India over the last two decades. The institution's overarching objective extends beyond the mere provision of quality education in Urdu, encompassing a broader vision acknowledged nationally. Within the societal fabric of India, there exists a demography characterized …

Jose Eloy Richards Richards (2024-04-27). Syrian capital inaugurates strategic road project. plenglish.com Damascus, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Prime Minister, Hussein Arnous, inaugurated today the Mowassat tunnel and road network, considered the largest service project in this capital, since the beginning of the war in this nation in 2011.

tvbrics (2024-04-27). Ebrahim Raisi says Iran is ready to further develop economic relations with African countries. tvbrics.com Tehran reports on the expansion of Iran-Africa ties…

tvbrics (2024-04-27). Indian authorities support programme to empower women entrepreneurs. tvbrics.com It deals with government procurement…

tvbrics (2024-04-27). Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga attends business conference in Iran. tvbrics.com Zimbabwe and Iran foster closer economic relations‚Å…

tvbrics (2024-04-27). India undertakes integrated rural development. tvbrics.com "The Art of Living", an international humanitarian organisation, undertakes Indian village development between March 2023 and March 2024…

WSWS (2024-04-27). Sri Lankan IYSSE to hold public lecture on "Leon Trotsky and his place in history" at Peradeniya University. wsws.org Trotsky's political analysis and revolutionary struggle for socialist internationalism against imperialist war, Stalinism and fascism must be studied and assimilated by all those opposed to capitalist barbarism.

WSWS (2024-04-27). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific. wsws.org Bangladesh police open fire on protesting garment workers; Australia: Fraser Island Council workers protest for better pay and conditions; New Zealand doctors to strike after rejecting pay deal.

(2024-04-27). Taliban detain 3 Afghan radio journalists for playing music, talking to female callers. facebook.com

ptcnews.tv (2024-04-27). 'Dil hai Hindustani': This is how Indian heart transforms Pakistani teen's life in Chennai. ptcnews.tv 'Dil hai Hindustani': In a heartwarming tale of cross-border compassion, 19-year-old Pakistani woman from Pakistan's Karachi battling a severe heart ailment found a lifeline across the border in Delhi and the benevolence of Chennai's MGM Healthcare. Nineteen-year-old Ayesha Rashan had endured a decade-long struggle with heart disease. Her quest for treatment led her to India in 2014, where she underwent a heart pump implantation to support her failing heart. However, this intervention proved insufficient over time, necessitating a heart transplant to secure her survival.The Rashan family sought expert consultati…

Daniel Marchalik, Diane Rehm (2024-04-27). Perspectives] On not cutting corners. thelancet.com For want of a nail, the ancient proverb goes, the shoe was lost. It has long been observed that the smallest oversights can have downstream effects. Indeed, all of life is a series of actions and consequences—a truth that serves a guiding principle of Abraham Verghese's 2009 novel Cutting for Stone. As a physician and writer born in Ethiopia to parents of Indian descent, Verghese's fiction draws on his personal, cultural, and professional experiences. His literary writing often features intricate medical passages that explore the complexities of both illness and its management, as well as explorations of po…

Cassia Roth (2024-04-27). Perspectives] Making pregnant bodies whole: a historical perspective. thelancet.com In 1987, medical anthropologist Emily Martin published her groundbreaking book The Woman in the Body: A Cultural Analysis of Reproduction, in which she grounded the female experience of reproduction within the historical sociocultural processes structuring women's embodiment in the USA during the 20th century. Martin focused on capitalism's influence on medicine, arguing that it shaped how the medical profession defined reproduction, and, in turn, how women understood their bodies. She argued that medical texts typically treated female reproduction as production, successful when reaching its "goal" (eg, pregnancy…

Christian Popescu, Jamela Al Raiby, Saverio Bellizzi (2024-04-27). Correspondence] Cancer among women and girls in Syrian refugee populations. thelancet.com The Lancet Commission on women, power, and cancer makes it clear that when it comes to cancer, women and girls must be considered vulnerable.1 Using data on Syrian refugees, we would like to highlight the specific vulnerabilities of a subgroup of women and girls—namely, those who left their homes as migrants and refugees.

ptcnews.tv (2024-04-27). US car accident: 3 Gujrati women killed as speeding SUV flies 20 feet over bridge, crashes into trees. ptcnews.tv US car accident: In a horrific, dreadful and spine-chilling incident, three Indian-origin women from Gujarat killed in a US car crash. Three Indian Gujarti women identified as Rekhaben Patel, Sangitaben Patel, and Manishaben Patel, tragically lost their lives in a devastating car accident in the United States as their heir SUV veered off the road, crossing all lanes of traffic, and careened over a bridge, soaring at least 20 feet into the air before crashing into trees on the opposite sideThe harrowing incident unfolded in Greenville County, South Carolina traveling northbound on I-85. Chief Deputy Coroner Mike…

(2024-04-27). European Parliament calls for repeal of Hong Kong security laws. europarl.europa.eu

ecns.cn (2024-04-27). Digital payment services in Hong Kong expanded. ecns.cn The International Horticultural Exhibition 2024 Chengdu kicked off on Friday in Chengdu, Sichuan province, bringing the beauty and wonder of plants and flowers to millions.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-27). Israel asesinó a 51 palestinos en menos de 24 horas en Gaza. telesurtv.net Los equipos de rescate enfrentan dificultades para llegar a las víctimas atrapadas bajo los escombros, ya que las fuerzas israelíes obstruyen el movimiento de ambulancias y equipos de defensa civil.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2024-04-27). Asciende a 34.388 la cifra de palestinos asesinados por Israel en Gaza. telesurtv.net Los soldados, fuertemente armados, impidieron que las ambulancias llegaran a la zona para recuperar los cadáveres de los dos jóvenes asesinados.

teleSUR, SH (2024-04-27). Hamás anuncia que estudiará contrapropuesta israelí de tregua. telesurtv.net Hamás aseguró el viernes que estaba abierto a cualquier propuesta en la que se tenga en cuenta las necesidades y derechos de la población gazatí.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-27). Arrestan a manifestantes pro Palestina en Universidad de Indiana, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Denuncian que la Policía utilizó fuerza física para poner fin a una protesta que tuvo carácter pacífico.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, JGN (2024-04-27). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net La OMS ha alertado sobre la grave situación sanitaria en Gaza y la falta de recursos para atender a la población afectada por los ataques israelíes.

teleSUR, idg, JDO (2024-04-27). Ascienden a 34.365 los palestinos asesinados por asedio israelí contra Gaza. telesurtv.net La ofensiva militar de Israel sobre Gaza desde el 7 de octubre pasado ha provocado hasta el momento 34.365 muertes, la mayoría de ellas niños y mujeres, y 77.368 heridos.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-27). Estudiantes en Teherán apoyan marchas en EE.UU. a favor de Gaza. telesurtv.net Estudiantes y profesores de la Universidad de Teherán se han congregado este sábado para expresar solidaridad con el levantamiento de los universitarios en EE.UU.

teleSUR, odr, YSM (2024-04-27). Miles de personas se manifestaron en apoyo a Palestina en Yemen. telesurtv.net Los manifestantes entonaron el lema "Con Gaza, la dignidad… movilización y alerta".

Michael Roberts (2024-04-27). India: Modi and the rise of the billionaire Raj. cadtm.org A general election in India starts today. 970m Indians, more than 10% of the world's population, will head to the polls in what will be the largest election in history for the Lok Sabha (House of the People) parliamentary elections. The poll will spread across India and take up to 4 June to complete. Opinion polls suggest that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and his coalition will win a third successive 5-year term, and win by (…) | – | / |

newarab (2024-04-27). 202 days on: All of Gaza is a mass grave, and Rafah is next. newarab.com Earlier this year, during the Israeli army's siege of Al-Shifa, The Israeli army forced the children, along with around 200 to 300 other patients, to stay together in one hospital section, with no medical care, limited food or water for…

newarab (2024-04-27). Premature Gaza baby rescued from her dead mother's womb dies. newarab.com A baby saved from her dying mother's womb in the war-battered Sabreen al-Rouh was the only surviving member of her immediate family after she was delivered by Caesarean section while her mother lay fatally wounded from an Israeli air strike at the weekend. | Sabreen's second name means "soul" in Arabic. | The Emirati hospital in the southern Gaza city of Rafah said the premature baby died on Thursday "despite efforts by the neonatal unit staff" to kee…

newarab (2024-04-27). Gaza aid flotilla launch delayed by 'Israeli tactics'. newarab.com A flotilla of Pro-Palestinian The

newarab (2024-04-27). UK slaps fresh sanctions on Iran after Israel attack. newarab.com The Tehran launched its first direct military assault on Israeli territory nearly two weeks after a 1 April Israeli strike that killed seven member…

newarab (2024-04-27). Germany president's Gaza roundtable without any Palestinians. newarab.com The event titled 'How do we talk about the war in the Middle East?' will see Germany's president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, discussing the topic with Meron Mendel, director of the Anne Frank Educational Centre, journalist and podcaster Tilo Jung and Melody Sucharewicz, a political advisor and expert on German-Israeli relations. | However, many critics have noticed the absence of Palestini…

newarab (2024-04-27). Ben-Gvir visits Al Aqsa amid settler raids during Passover. newarab.com Israeli National Security Minister Ben-Gvir's visit coincided with illegal settlers forcing their way into the mosq…

newarab (2024-04-27). Gaza: Hamas 'studying' latest Israel truce proposal. newarab.com Hamas said it was studying the latest Israeli counterproposal regarding a The signs of fresh truce talks came alongside ongoing Israeli preparations for an invasion of the Gaza Strip's southern city of

newarab (2024-04-27). Egypt delegation in Israel proposes 'prolonged' Gaza truce. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-27). Gaza baby rescued from dead mother's womb dies. newarab.com A baby girl who was delivered from her dying mother's womb in a The baby had been named Sabreen al-Rouh. The second name means "soul" in Arabic. | Her mother, Sabreen al-Sakani (al-Sheikh), was seriously injured when the Israeli strike hit the family home in

newarab (2024-04-27). Aid groups in Gaza targeted by Israel despite coordination. newarab.com The NYT obtained and examined visual evidence and internal communications on six aid group operations that were hit by

newarab (2024-04-27). Far-right Israeli minister Ben-Gvir involved in car accident. newarab.com Israel's hardline national security minister Video aired on Israeli media showed the car Ben-Gvir was travelling in had flipped over. | Police commissioner Kobi Shabtai told reporters two other people were injured in the incident. | "Minister Ben-Gvir feels good, is conscious, and will continue to receive medical treatment at Assaf HaRofeh Hospital," his office said. | Ben-G…

newarab (2024-04-27). Lebanon: Two Jamaa Islamiya members killed by Israeli strike. newarab.com Two senior commanders from a The group said in a statement that Mosab Saeed Khalaf and Bilal Mohammed Khalaf "died while carrying out their tasks… in a Zionist strike in the It…

newarab (2024-04-27). Pro-Palestine murals in London removed by council. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-27). Saudi Arabia hosts first ever Arabic opera. newarab.com The 'Zarqa Al Yamama' opera premiered in Riyadh last night, performed by acclaimed British opera singer Dame Sarah Connolly. She leads the prin…

newarab (2024-04-27). US issues further sanctions on Iran, targets drones. newarab.com The The US Treasury…

newarab (2024-04-27). Kurdish officials hand over women and children to Tajikistan. newarab.com Kurdish-led authorities in northeastern The 17 women and 33 children, all citizens of Tajikistan, were handed over to a delegation headed by the Tajik ambassador to Kuwait, Zubaydullo Zubaydzoda, Syrian Kurdish officials said. | After the Islamic State…

newarab (2024-04-27). Lebanon steps up repression of Syrians: HRW. newarab.com The rights organisation documented the deportation of a Syrian army defector and an opposition activist by the Lebanese Army and General Security Directo…

newarab (2024-04-27). Saudi oil giant Aramco agrees major FIFA sponsorship deal. newarab.com The deal is the latest high-profile investment in global sports for Saudi Arabia who have already been confirmed as the only bid for the 2034 World Cup. | In a joint statement it was confirmed Aramco would become FIFA's Major Worldwide Partner exclusive in the energy category. | T…

newarab (2024-04-27). Student protests: From Vietnam to Palestine. newarab.com The recent Whether pushing back against international conflicts or fighting for social justice on their turf, student activists have consistently been at the forefront of societal transformation. | The Vietnam Era: A turning point in student activism: | Let's rew…

newarab (2024-04-27). US pro-Palestine student protests face heavy police response. newarab.com

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Displaced Gazans cornered at Egypt border as Israel's Rafah invasion looms. presstv.ir Displaced Palestinians living in tents are cornered at the border with Egypt as fears are rising that Israel will soon launch an assault on Rafah.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Displaced Gazans cornered at Egypt border as Israel's Rafah invasion looms. presstv.ir Displaced Palestinians living in tents are cornered at the border with Egypt as fears are rising that Israel will soon launch an assault on Rafah.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Palestinians inspect rubble of destroyed building in Rafah. presstv.ir Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed building in Rafah after Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Palestinians inspect rubble of destroyed building in Rafah. presstv.ir Palestinians inspect the rubble of a destroyed building in Rafah after Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran urges Security Council to address 'belligerent' Israeli atrocities. presstv.ir The UN Security Council must compel Israel to "stop its genocide" in Gaza, Iran's ambassador to the United Nations says.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran urges Security Council to address 'belligerent' Israeli atrocities. presstv.ir The UN Security Council must compel Israel to "stop its genocide" in Gaza, Iran's ambassador to the United Nations says.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Hamas says receives Israeli response to new proposal for Gaza ceasefire. presstv.ir Palestinian resistance movement Hamas says it has received the Israeli regime's response to the Egyptian and Qatari proposal for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). American, Israeli rabbis call for ceasefire during protest near Gaza. presstv.ir American and Israeli rabbis protested near the Erez crossing in occupied territories to demand a ceasefire in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). American, Israeli rabbis call for ceasefire during protest near Gaza. presstv.ir American and Israeli rabbis protested near the Erez crossing in occupied territories to demand a ceasefire in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Spanish protesters call for end of arms trade with Israel. presstv.ir Thousands of pro-Palestine demonstrators call on the Spanish government to halt arms sales to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). April 25: 'Axis of Resistance' operations against Israeli occupation. presstv.ir Resistance groups in Palestine and across the region continue their operations against the Tel Aviv regime and its Western backers.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Students in Tehran rally to support Gaza solidarity demos in US. presstv.ir Students and staff of Tehran University have held a rally in support of growing protests on US university campuses where students have erected encampments to demand action to end Israel's war on Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Resistance strikes against Israel will stop when Gaza war ends: Hezbollah. presstv.ir A senior Hezbollah official says pro-Palestine operations by resistance movements will cease once the Israeli regime stops its atrocities against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran calls on BRICS to play role in stopping Israeli crimes. presstv.ir Iran has called on the BRICS group of emerging economies to play a role in putting an immediate stop to Israeli crimes against the Palestinians.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Hezbollah hits Israeli military sites near border with rockets, drones. presstv.ir Hezbollah resistance fighters have targeted Israeli military sites in the northern part of the 1948 occupied territories with various munitions, including drones.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran calls on BRICS to play role in stopping Israeli crimes. presstv.ir Iran has called on the BRICS group of emerging economies to play a role in putting an immediate stop to Israeli crimes against the Palestinians.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran: US lacks competence to comment on human rights, freedom of expression. presstv.ir Iran says the US lacks the moral competence to comment on human rights and freedom of expression.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Footage shows ruins of Gaza mosque after overnight Israeli strike. presstv.ir Footage shows the ruins of the al-Taqwa mosque at the al-Bureij refugee camp in the central part of the Gaza Strip following an overnight Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). April 25: 'Axis of Resistance' operations against Israeli occupation. presstv.ir Resistance groups in Palestine and across the region continue their operations against the Tel Aviv regime and its Western backers.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran calls for enhanced defense cooperation with Russia. presstv.ir The Iranian and Russian defense chiefs urge promotion of cooperation to fight terrorism, separatism and extremism.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Yemeni forces strike Israeli ship, Port of Eilat in solidarity with Gaza. presstv.ir Yemeni forces target an Israeli vessel in the Gulf of Aden as well as the Port of Eilat in the southern part of the occupied territories in solidarity with Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran, China discuss military cooperation. presstv.ir Iran's defense chief says the US destabilizing role and its support for Israel are the root causes of tensions in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Yemeni forces strike Israeli ship, Port of Eilat in solidarity with Gaza. presstv.ir Yemeni forces target an Israeli vessel in the Gulf of Aden as well as the Port of Eilat in the southern part of the occupied territories in solidarity with Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Israel 'spoofs' GPS signals, endangering flight safety amid Gaza war: Report. presstv.ir Israel is reportedly manipulating the signals of the US-based Global Positioning System (GPS) to deceive navigation systems.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran, China discuss military cooperation. presstv.ir Iran's defense chief says the US destabilizing role and its support for Israel are the root causes of tensions in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Israel 'spoofs' GPS signals, endangering flight safety amid Gaza war: Report. presstv.ir Israel is reportedly manipulating the signals of the US-based Global Positioning System (GPS) to deceive navigation systems.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Footage shows ruins of Gaza mosque after overnight Israeli strike. presstv.ir Footage shows the ruins of the al-Taqwa mosque at the al-Bureij refugee camp in the central part of the Gaza Strip following an overnight Israeli strike.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Spanish protesters call for end of arms trade with Israel. presstv.ir Thousands of pro-Palestine demonstrators call on the Spanish government to halt arms sales to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran calls for enhanced defense cooperation with Russia. presstv.ir The Iranian and Russian defense chiefs urge promotion of cooperation to fight terrorism, separatism and extremism.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran: US lacks competence to comment on human rights, freedom of expression. presstv.ir Iran says the US lacks the moral competence to comment on human rights and freedom of expression.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Hezbollah hits Israeli military sites near border with rockets, drones. presstv.ir Hezbollah resistance fighters have targeted Israeli military sites in the northern part of the 1948 occupied territories with various munitions, including drones.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Yemeni armed forces strike British oil tanker in Red Sea. presstv.ir The spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces says it has carried out new operations against American and British targets in retaliation for their aggression on the country.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Yemeni armed forces strike British oil tanker in Red Sea. presstv.ir The spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces says it has carried out new operations against American and British targets in retaliation for their aggression on the country.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). US campus crackdown: 500 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested. presstv.ir US police clash with pro-Palestine protesters at tent encampments from Massachusetts to California.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). US campus protests: Over 100 imams, scholars declare solidarity with students. presstv.ir They said anti war protests on campuses could inspire further actions towards a just and equitable world.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Pro-Palestine demos spread to Europe as students occupy campus in Paris. presstv.ir Students in Paris blocked access to a campus building at a French university on Friday, as pro-Palestine demonstrations reach Europe.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). What to expect after President Raeisi's visit to Pakistan. presstv.ir By all indications, the diplomatic dash is highly significant which besides creating stability and security, realizes new paths for economic, cultural and political cooperation.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran: Violent crackdown will not silence pro-Palestine protesters in US. presstv.ir Iran's permanent mission to the UN office in Geneva the ongoing crackdown on pro-Palestine demonstrations across US universities will not silence them.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Yemenis rally in Sana'a in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza. presstv.ir Thousands took to the streets of Sana'a on Friday (April 26) in support of Palestinians in Gaza, holding up Yemeni and Palestinians flags and chanting slogans in support of Gazans.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). China describes Iran as 'strategic partner' in West Asia. presstv.ir China's special envoy to the Middle East says Iran is a "special partner" of Beijing in West Asia, appreciating Tehran's measures in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). What to expect after President Raeisi's visit to Pakistan. presstv.ir By all indications, the diplomatic dash is highly significant which besides creating stability and security, realizes new paths for economic, cultural and political cooperation.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). What to expect after President Raeisi's historic visit to Pakistan. presstv.ir By all indications, the diplomatic dash is highly significant which besides creating stability and security, realizes new paths for economic, cultural and political cooperation.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Tehran economic conference: Raeisi hails Iran-Africa expansion of ties. presstv.ir Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi says the Islamic Republic and the African nations are keen to strengthen ties between the two sides.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Tehran economic conference: Raeisi hails Iran-Africa expansion of ties. presstv.ir Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi says the Islamic Republic and the African nations are keen to strengthen ties between the two sides.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran cannot be sanctioned; plots to isolate Tehran failed: Raeisi. presstv.ir President Ebrahim Raeisi says Iran cannot be sanctioned and Western plots to isolate the country have failed thanks to the nation's steely resolve.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). China describes Iran as 'strategic partner' in West Asia. presstv.ir China's special envoy to the Middle East says Iran is a "special partner" of Beijing in West Asia, appreciating Tehran's measures in the region.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). US campus crackdown: 500 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested. presstv.ir US police clash with pro-Palestine protesters at tent encampments from Massachusetts to California.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Jordanians march after Friday prayers in support of Palestinians. presstv.ir Crowds gathered in the Jordanian capital Amman on Friday (April 26) for a march held in support of Palestinians in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Jordanians march after Friday prayers in support of Palestinians. presstv.ir Crowds gathered in the Jordanian capital Amman on Friday (April 26) for a march held in support of Palestinians in Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Yemenis rally in Sana'a in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza. presstv.ir Thousands took to the streets of Sana'a on Friday (April 26) in support of Palestinians in Gaza, holding up Yemeni and Palestinians flags and chanting slogans in support of Gazans.

presstv.ir (2024-04-27). Iran condemns new sanctions by US, Britain and Canada. presstv.ir Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman condemns sanctions imposed by the US, the UK and Canada against a number of Iranian individuals and companies, stressing that such steps cannot erode the Iranian government and nation's determination.

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2024-04-13: News Headlines

Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. (2024-04-13). The Premises Of The Diplomatic Mission Shall Be Inviolable. popularresistance.org We live in dishonest times, where certainties have crumbled, and malevolence stalks the landscape. There is Gaza, of course. Gaza above all else is on our minds. Over 33,000 Palestinians have been killed by Israel since 7 October, with more than 7,000 people missing (5,000 of them children). The Israeli government has brutally disregarded the global public opinion mounted against them. Billions of people are outraged by the stark fact of their violence and yet we are unable to force a ceasefire from an army that has decided to raze an entire people.

People's Dispatch. (2024-04-13). US Officials Brazenly Deny Genocide. popularresistance.org US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was pressed by Senator Tom Cotton during a recent Senate Armed Services Committee meeting, on whether Israeli actions in Gaza constitute a genocide. | "We don't have any evidence of genocide being created," Austin responded, who recently met with Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant (the same Israeli official who called Gazans "human animals" in October), as Gallant came knocking on the US's door to ask for more weapons. The United States has sent tens of thousands of weapons to Israel since October, with Israel being the largest recipient of US military aid for decades.

Ceasefire Postcards (2024-04-13). Sunday 4/14: Ceasefire Postcards to Congress Pop-Up. indybay.org Heyma Yemeni Coffee at 1122 University Ave in Berkeley…

lise minerva luxx (2024-04-13). Palestine Action proves the power of tenacity. electronicintifada.net Elbit UK has already lost two government contracts even as the political environment grows more hostile to pro-Palestine activism.

WSWS (2024-04-13). Berlin police raid and shut down anti-genocide conference. wsws.org On Friday afternoon, Berlin witnessed scenes reminiscent of the era of the Nazi regime. Hundreds of police officers terrorised a Palestine Congress, which was directed against the Israeli genocide in Gaza, eventually banning it altogether.

Mohammad Saleh (2024-04-13). Ghassan Abu Sittah accuses Germany of 'genocide complicity' after being refused entry. middleeasteye.net Ghassan Abu Sittah accuses Germany of 'genocide complicity' after being refused entry | The British-Palestinian surgeon speaks to MEE after being denied role in Palestine conference, which was shut down by police | | British-Palestinian surgeon Ghassan Abu Sittah at an emergency prot…

WSWS (2024-04-13). Spain's PSOE-Sumar government feigns sympathy with Gaza, calling for Palestinian statehood. wsws.org This proposal on Palestinian statehood is an empty gesture with no practical implications, as the Israeli genocide in Gaza can only be stopped by opposing NATO's backing for Israel.

WSWS (2024-04-13). Australian actors condemn Gaza genocide, oppose Zionist crackdown on free speech. wsws.org The pro-Israeli campaign of lies and intimidation has its limits, as evidenced by the principled and courageous statements of world-renowned actors Hugo Weaving and Miriam Margolyes.

Joe Lombardo (2024-04-13).