2022-05-17: News Headlines

WSWS (2022-05-17). In the face of continuing COVID pandemic: Dangerous "science experiment" being carried out on music fans, musicians by industry officials. wsws.org The central and overwhelming responsibility for the present state of unpreparedness lies with the government, media and corporate elite, who are engineering the "return to normal" for their own selfish economic and political reasons.

WSWS (2022-05-17). California wildfire season begins early with first months of 2022 the state's driest on record. wsws.org A wildfire in Orange County gained nationwide coverage last week as dozens of multi-million dollar mansions in the city of Laguna Niguel were burned to the ground by a fast-moving blaze.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Baby formula shortage leaves millions in need across United States. wsws.org A shortage of baby formula has been exacerbated by the closing of a major plant in Michigan after it was exposed to have severe health violations.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Why is nurse Michelle Heughins facing charges for the December 2019 prison death of John Neville? wsws.org Michelle Heughins is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for the brutal killing of John Neville by prison guards at the Forsyth County Jail, when she was the only one who tried to save his life.

WSWS (2022-05-17). The Buffalo shooting and the fascistic transformation of the Republican Party. wsws.org There is a clear overlap between the anti-Semitic manifesto of the Buffalo gunman and the embrace of the "replacement theory" by large sections of the Republican Party and its allied media.

WSWS (2022-05-17). Finland and Sweden formally announce application for NATO membership. wsws.org Helsinki and Stockholm's formal applications to join the aggressive Western military alliance were prepared in close consultation with the major imperialist powers.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-17). Ambassador: Azerbaijan's strategic importance makes it U.S., Pentagon partner in the region. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 16, 2022 US ambassador: "Azerbaijan's strategic importance makes it a US partner in the region" US Ambassador Lee Litzenberger attended a presentation ceremony of English language instruction equipment provided by the Department of Defense to the State Customs Committee, the Embassy told APA. The Ambassador, together with deputy chairman of the State …

WSWS (2022-05-17). Sri Lankan prime minister demands more sacrifice from working people. wsws.org Wickremesinghe offered no relief for workers or the poor, millions of whom are struggling to put food on the table. Instead, he emphasised the depth of the economic crisis to justify the harsh measures that he intends to take.

Staff (2022-05-17). °Conquistar toda la justicia es la consigna y el horizonte! cubadebate.cu Nuestra fuerza reside en valores humanos de inspiración martiana y fidelista; en el poder de la verdad y en la capacidad transformadora de la educación y la cultura. Esos valores no se cotizan en bolsa, no dependen de los vaivenes del mercado. Se siembran con el aprendizaje de la historia y se fortalecen en la práctica de la solidaridad. °Conquistar toda la justicia es la consigna y el horizonte! °La unidad que se afirma en la diversidad es el camino. Por él avanzamos!

Contributing Writers (2022-05-16). Prof. John Mearsheimer on Russia's Special Military Operation. marktaliano.net READ MORE: US Political Scientist Blames West for Ukraine Crisis | News | teleSUR English

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-16). Did the CIA Train Ukrainian Torturers? libya360.wordpress.com Lucas Leiroz Dutch journalist Sonja van den Ende in Donbass © Photo : Sonja van den Ende Western media accuse Russia of perpetrating war crimes in Ukraine and committing human rights violations against civilians and prisoners. However, these same agencies are absolutely silent in the face of the evident practices of torture by Kiev's agents…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-16). Scott Ritter on Ukraine: "Why I Radically Changed My Overall Assessment" libya360.wordpress.com MIKE WHITNEY On Sunday, the foreign policy blogs were abuzz with the news that Scott Ritter had done "an about-face in his assessment of the war". It appears that the ex-Marine had examined recent developments in Ukraine and concluded that it's going to be much harder for Russia to win than he had originally thought…..

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-16). Fact Check: American Baby Formula Shortage Is Partially Due To Shipments To Ukraine. moguldom.com Parents are desperately trying to find baby formula to feed their infants and some have suggested that a national baby formula shortage in the U.S. is due to shipments that have gone to Ukraine. Operation Ukraine — a nonprofit founded by Kathy Cadden 22 years ago — has been packing up food, including baby formula, …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-16). Germany sending howitzers, tanks, anti-tank weapons to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com UkrinformMay 16, 2022 Germany to deliver Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers, Gepard anti-aircraft tanks, bazookas to Ukraine Germany will hand over seven Panzerhaubitze 2000 howitzers to Ukraine, and the supply of anti-aircraft tanks and other military equipment is being planned. German government spokesman Steffen Hebestreit said this at a briefing on Monday, according to an Ukrinform correspondent. …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-16). The Subtleties of Anti-Russia Leftist Rhetoric. libya360.wordpress.com Edward Curtin While the so-called liberal and conservative media — all stenographers for the intelligence agencies — pour forth the most blatant propaganda about Russia and Ukraine that is so conspicuous that it is comedic if it weren't so dangerous, the self-depicted cognoscenti also ingest subtler messages, often from the alternative media. A woman I…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-16). US' Blinken, E3 FMs confer on Iran nuclear deal, Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) — On the sidelines of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Berlin, the US Secretary of State met with his German, French and British counterparts on the Iran nuclear deal and the latest developments in Ukraine.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-05-16). Morbid Matters: Estimating COVID-19 Mortality. dissidentvoice.org It has dominated news cycles, debates and policies since 2020, but COVID-19 continues to exercise the interest of number crunchers and talliers. While the ghoulish daily press announcements about infections and deaths across many a country have diminished and, in some cases, disappeared altogether, publications abound about how many were taken in the pandemic. The …

Fight Back (2022-05-16). Tallahassee: Demonstration defends Roe v. Wade. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – Around 100 people came out to support a Defend Roe v. Wade protest on May 12 at the Florida Capitol building. | "Abortion is healthcare, and I will always support that constitutional right. I want Tallahassee to know I stand with them on this issue," said City Commissioner Jack Porter. "Passing a resolution affirming my support for women's healthcare and reproductive rights in general was a start, but there's more we can do. We can provide unbiased information about abortion, create a supportive environment for people to make their own healthcare decisions, regulate misleading practices at certa…

Maia O'Connor (2022-05-16). Novocastrian socialist runs for NSW Senate. greenleft.org.au Socialist Alliance Senate candidate Niko Leka believes the election will be a pivotal time for climate action and said his PhD in Public Health would see him prioritise preventative healthcare nationally. Maia O'Connor reports.

_____ (2022-05-16). The Chinese Dimension of Russia's Coal Business in a New Environment. journal-neo.org Various projects to do away with coal and switch to other fuels that emit less combustion gases have long been discussed in developed countries. Some experts have even begun to predict the imminent demise of the entire global coal industry. One of the reasons for these forecasts has been statements by China, the world's main …

IMEMC News (2022-05-16). Israeli Navy Attacks Fishermen In Southern Gaza. imemc.org On Sunday evening, Israeli navy ships attacked several Palestinian fishing boats near the Rafah shore, in the southern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses said the navy fired many live rounds and gas bombs at the boats, forcing the fishermen to leave. The navy also chased several fishing boats and used water cannons.

IMEMC News (2022-05-16). Israeli Soldiers Abduct Seventeen Palestinians In West Bank. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted at least seventeen Palestinians from several parts of the occupied West Bank on Monday dawn. In Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, the soldiers invaded Halhoul town, north of the city, stormed and searched several homes, and abducted two siblings, Hamza Eyad al-Baw. 26, and his brother, former …

IMEMC News (2022-05-16). Soldiers Abduct Four Palestinians In Jerusalem, Hebron, And Jenin. imemc.org On Monday afternoon, Israeli soldiers four Palestinians, including two former political prisoners, in Jerusalem, Hebron, and Jenin, in the occupied West Bank. The soldiers invaded Hizma town northeast of occupied Jerusalem and searched several homes before abducting two former political prisoners, Mohammad Hussein Khatib, 22, and Ammar Abed-Rabbo Khatib, 22. In Hebron, in the southern …

The Palestinian News & Info Agency (2022-05-16). WAFA: "Jerusalem church leaders condemn Israeli police violence at St. Joseph hospital during Abu Akleh's funeral" imemc.org JERUSALEM, Monday, May 16, 2022 (WAFA) — The top church leaders in Jerusalem today condemned in a statement Israeli police brutality at St. Joseph's hospital during the funeral of slain Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot and killed by Israeli forces on Wednesday in Jenin while covering an army raid into the northern …

Matt Sedlar (2022-05-16). IMF Projects No Losses if Surcharges Are Removed. cepr.net Surcharges can be removed safely without threatening the sustainability of the IMF's finances, while helping reduce debt payments for many developing countries, thereby helping to save and improve the lives of people around the world.

Mickey Z. (2022-05-16). Henry Kissinger, the World Economic Forum and Population Control. dissidentvoice.org Henry Kissinger and Klaus Schwab in Davos. If for some inexplicable reason, you couldn't come up with a reason to be ashamed of the U.S., I've got one for you: Henry Kissinger has been a widely revered thinker and statesman for six decades, and is the recipient of awards like the Nobel Peace Prize (1973); …

WSWS (2022-05-16). Profits over lives: The New York Times demands China end its Zero-COVID policy. wsws.org The New York Times' assault on Zero-COVID is odious and would lead to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Chinese, especially the most vulnerable. However, these are in line with attempts to scapegoat China for the deteriorating economic crisis plaguing the world.

WSWS (2022-05-16). The New York Times calls for China to end the Zero-COVID policy "no matter the cost!" wsws.org The New York Times' assault on Zero-COVID is odious and would lead to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Chinese, especially the most vulnerable. However, these are in line with attempts to scapegoat China for the deteriorating economic crisis plaguing the world.

Staff (2022-05-16). Cuba reporta 72 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 71 altas médicas. cubadebate.cu Al cierre de este domingo 15 de mayo, Cuba reportó 72 nuevos casos de COVID-19, ningún fallecido y 71 altas médicas. Actualmente hay 468 casos activos, informó el Ministerio de Salud Pública (Minsap) en su parte diario este lunes.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-05-16). Estimating COVID-19 mortality. greenleft.org.au The World Health Organization has offered a revised assessment of the COVID-19 death toll, saying the mortality figure is closer to 14.9 million. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2022-05-16). Evo Morales Urges Bolivia to Withdraw from OAS as More Presidents Look to Skip Latin American Summit. libya360.wordpress.com Wyatt Reed The Organization of American States (OAS) is looking increasingly marginalized as Bolivia's former president calls for the country to become the latest to leave and more presidents ponder missing Biden's Summit Of the Americas Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales suggested Sunday that his country should leave the Organization of American States, the international organization…

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-16). Turkey, South Korea continue strengthening military partnership. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Daily SabahMay 16, 2022 Turkey integrates S. Korean engine with MBT Altay, tests continue The engine of Turkey's indigenously developed domestic main battle tank (MBT) Altay, which arrived from South Korea in March, has been integrated into the tank, while the mass production of the tank is expected to begin within two years, according to …

WSWS (2022-05-16). Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders and the DSA vote for war. wsws.org Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders have risen to national prominence by promoting themselves as representatives of the "anti-war" and "left-wing" sentiments of masses of people, but their pro-war actions speak louder than words.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-16). Switzerland: NATO swallowing Europe's few remaining former neutrals. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com ReutersMay 16, 2022 Analysis-Neutral Switzerland leans closer to NATO in response to Russia Switzerland's fabled neutral status is about to face its biggest test in decades, with the defence ministry tilting closer to Western military powers…. The defence ministry is drawing up a report on security options that include joint military exercises with NATO countries …

Ann Brown (2022-05-16). Psychiatrist: Here Are Factors In Rising Suicide Rates For Black Youth. moguldom.com The suicide rate among Black youth is on the rise in the U.S. and the driving force behind it is systemic racism, according to Dr. Preston Igwe, a psychiatrist at the University of California, Los Angeles. "Risk factors for suicide for Black youth are all connected to systemic racism," Igwe tweeted. "Neighborhood violence, economic insecurity, ACEs, …

Dana Sanchez (2022-05-16). Recession Coming? 10 Companies That Have Started Laying Off Employees. moguldom.com The tech industry, which defied gravity for the past decade, appears to be experiencing the heat a rocketship might encounter upon reentering the Earth's atmosphere as it begins laying off employees, even as other industries add jobs. Since recovering from the dot-com bust, Big Tech and tech startups have boomed but now layoffs are affecting …

Dana Sanchez (2022-05-16). Morgan Stanley Analysts: Watch For NFT Collapse After Terra UST/Luna Liquidation. moguldom.com Morgan Stanley analysts warn that NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and other digital assets could fall after the third-largest stablecoin, TerraUSD (UST), collapsed, leading to increased uncertainty and instability. TerraUSD (UST), called a stablecoin because of its reliance on a stable asset such as a U.S. dollar, lost its dollar peg on May 9, falling to as …

Fight Back (2022-05-16). Philippines: Duterte and Marcos are stealing the elections. fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines. | The Marcoses and the Dutertes, in collusion with the tyrant's henchmen in the Commission on Elections (Comelec), are robbing the 2022 elections right before the very eyes of the Filipino people. The stealing is being carried out brazenly by rigging the automated elections and the Comelec's "unofficial quick count" fed to the media, to perpetuate the six-year Duterte tyranny and bring back the thieving Marcoses to power. | The almost nightly mass rallies of hundreds of thousands of people across the coun…

Isheka N. Harrison (2022-05-16). Famous 'Good Times' Painting Sells for $15 Million To Black Hedge Fund Manager Bill Perkins. moguldom.com Iconic artist Ernie Barnes' famous painting "The Sugar Shack," which appeared on the 1970s TV sitcom "Good Times" and one of Marvin Gayes' album covers, sold for $15.3 million to hedge fund manager and entrepreneur Bill Perkins. A Houston-based energy trader and amateur poker player, Perkins outbid more than 22 bidders at Christie's auction house …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-16). 15,000-troop war games in Estonia include missile drills. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Ukrainian News AgencyMay 16, 2022 Major Military Exercises Involving 10 Countries Start In Estonia The extensive Siil 2022 exercises, with more than 15,000 military personnel from 10 countries taking part, begin today in Estonia. This was reported by the Estonian Defense Forces, European Pravda writes. About 7,100 reservists, 2, 0 conscripts, 2,000 contract soldiers and 4,200 …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-16). Greece: Swiss warplanes in NATO exercise will deploy for Davos World Economic Forum. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air CommandMay 13, 2022 Swiss F/A-18 jets train with NATO Tigers to be ready for real-world missions From May, 9—13, NATO Partner Switzerland participated with five F/A-18 fighter aircraft in the NATO Tiger Meet 2022 in Greece to benefit from common tactics, techniques and procedures and large force employment drills. The annual NATO Tiger …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-16). NATO doubles members since 1999, completes sweep of Nordic nations. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Helsingin SanomatMay 16, 2022 Sweden applies for NATO membership, aiming to submit an application at the same time as Finland On Sunday, Finland made the decision to apply for membership of the military alliance NATO. Sweden made the same decision on Monday. Haavisto on Sweden's NATO decision: "Feels very good" Minister of Foreign Affairs Pekka …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-16). U.S.'s first Minister of Disinformation. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Yaà´l is a Visiting Fellow at Cornell Tech's Digital Life Initiative, where she works on technology's effects on civil discourse and democracy and teaches a graduate course on "Tech, Media and Democracy." In 2018, she was Facebook's Global Head of Elections Integrity Operations for political ads. Previously, she spent 18 years working around the globe …

WSWS (2022-05-16). Andy Warhol 1964 painting sells for $195 million, breaking auction record. wsws.org The exorbitant price for a trivial, empty work underscores the domination of the art world by a financial aristocracy that brushes aesthetic questions aside.

WSWS (2022-05-16). State election in North Rhine-Westphalia reveals growing class divisions in Germany. wsws.org The working class stayed at home because workers did not see themselves represented by any of the establishment parties; for their part, the affluent urban middle classes turned to the Greens, the most belligerent of all parties.

WSWS (2022-05-16). Lawrence Tabak's Foxconned: A valuable forensic analysis of a disastrous, politically motivated scam. wsws.org Tabak crafts a commendable and thorough charting of the reckless Foxconn debacle in Racine, Wisconsin but political conclusions must be drawn.

WSWS (2022-05-16). ICE has created a "surveillance dragnet" for accessing the personal information of all US citizens. wsws.org Georgetown Law has published a report that describes in detail how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has created a surveillance infrastructure that is violating the democratic rights of American citizens without any government authorization or oversight.

WSWS (2022-05-16). Hundreds take to the streets to oppose police immigration raid in Hackney, London. wsws.org As police attempted to arrest a delivery driver for "immigration offences" a group of local people moved in to stop them taking him away.

WSWS (2022-05-16). Thornton Heath bus drivers denounce latest offer from Arriva London South: "It's a pay cut!" wsws.org A driver told the WSWS that support for a 'no' vote inside the garage was high, and that his colleagues "don't want to accept it, and I won't accept it."

WSWS (2022-05-16). Striking Ontario construction workers speak out: "What they're offering is nothing. It's a slap in the face. Corporate greed" wsws.org Asked what an acceptable offer would look like, a striker replied, "It should at least match inflation. If we're going below that, we're not making money. We can't afford nothing here. It's hard. I pay rent. It's hard for me to do rent and food. Gas is really expensive."

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2022-05-16: News Headlines

Contributing Writers (2022-05-16). Prof. John Mearsheimer on Russia's Special Military Operation. marktaliano.net READ MORE: US Political Scientist Blames West for Ukraine Crisis | News | teleSUR English

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2022-05-16). US' Blinken, E3 FMs confer on Iran nuclear deal, Ukraine. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) — On the sidelines of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Berlin, the US Secretary of State met with his German, French and British counterparts on the Iran nuclear deal and the latest developments in Ukraine.

WSWS (2022-05-16). The New York Times calls for China to end the Zero-COVID policy "no matter the cost!" wsws.org The New York Times' assault on Zero-COVID is odious and would lead to the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Chinese, especially the most vulnerable. However, these are in line with attempts to scapegoat China for the deteriorating economic crisis plaguing the world.

Fight Back (2022-05-16). Tallahassee: Demonstration defends Roe v. Wade. fightbacknews.org Tallahassee, FL – Around 100 people came out to support a Defend Roe v. Wade protest on May 12 at the Florida Capitol building. | "Abortion is healthcare, and I will always support that constitutional right. I want Tallahassee to know I stand with them on this issue," said City Commissioner Jack Porter. "Passing a resolution affirming my support for women's healthcare and reproductive rights in general was a start, but there's more we can do. We can provide unbiased information about abortion, create a supportive environment for people to make their own healthcare decisions, regulate misleading practices at certa…

WSWS (2022-05-16). Andy Warhol 1964 painting sells for $195 million, breaking auction record. wsws.org The exorbitant price for a trivial, empty work underscores the domination of the art world by a financial aristocracy that brushes aesthetic questions aside.

WSWS (2022-05-16). ICE has created a "surveillance dragnet" for accessing the personal information of all US citizens. wsws.org Georgetown Law has published a report that describes in detail how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has created a surveillance infrastructure that is violating the democratic rights of American citizens without any government authorization or oversight.

WSWS (2022-05-16). Texas travel nurse on the health care crisis: "The profits are going to the CEOs instead of trying to keep nurses and support staff" wsws.org The nurse is part of a growing movement of health care workers across the US fighting for better working conditions, pay and benefits, staffing, and resources.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-16). 3 killed, many injured in California, Texas shootings. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) — Shootings in a church in California, and a market in Texas left at least three dead and several injured on Sunday, US authorities said.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2022-05-16). Iran seriously pursuing goods bartering with Cuba: Safari. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) — Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy says that the issue of bartering goods with Cuba is being seriously pursued.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-16). Somalia elects Hassan Sheikh Mohamud as new president. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) — Somalia handed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud the presidency for a second time following Sunday's long-overdue election.

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-16). US must accept Iran trade normalization ties under JCPOA. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) — Washington must accept the normalization of Iran's trade relations with other countries in accordance with the JCPOA and Resolution 2231, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said.

Staff (2022-05-16). Pres. congrats Iran teams on 3rd title in 2021 Deaflympics. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 16 (MNA) — Iranian President congratulated Iranian teams participating in the 2021 Deaflympics for gaining 40 medals.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-15). NATO leader meets with broad spectrum of top U.S. military-security officials. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com GeoanƒÉ (himself Romanian) was filling in for Jens Stoltenberg, reported to have contracted COVID. ==== NATOMay 15, 2022 Deputy Secretary General in Washington D.C.: NATO unity makes us all stronger and safer Deputy Secretary General Mircea GeoanƒÉ praised the United States' strong leadership in NATO in remarks to the Hudson Institute in Washington D.C. on …

Contributing Writers (2022-05-15). When Terrorism becomes Counter-terrorism: The State Sponsors of Terrorism are ´ Going After the Terrorists ª. marktaliano.net Par Prof Michel Chossudovsky Mondialisation.ca, 02 mars 2016 Global Research 22 décembre 2015 First published in December 2015 US foreign policy has nurtured Al Qaeda, a creation of the CIA for more than 35 years, with the support of Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and Saudi Arabia's infamous General Intelligence Presidency (GIP). Lest we forget Osama bin …

WSWS (2022-05-15). UK's role confirms Sweden/Finland NATO membership planned for years. wsws.org In 2014, the UK hosted a summit of NATO in Wales founding the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF), consisting of seven NATO allies which would assemble military forces among the northern and high regions of Europe. Sweden and Finland joined in 2017.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-15). NATO invites Georgian leadership to June summit. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 15, 2022 Georgian leadership to be invited to NATO Summit — Deputy Sec Gen The Georgian leadership will be invited to the NATO Summit that will be held in Madrid at the end of June, Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana said in a doorstep statement earlier today, ahead of an informal meeting of NATO …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-15). Pentagon trains Georgian special forces for war in Caucasus, Black Sea. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Georgian Ministry of DefneseMay 14, 2022 Georgian Special Operations Forces participated in the international exercise "Trojan Footprint 2022" A two-week large-scale exercise was organized on the European continent by the US Special Operations Command (SOCEUR) in Europe. Georgian Defense Forces Special Operations Forces have taken part in it for the second time. From the Georgian …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-15). Sweden to apply for NATO membership on Tuesday, Finland on Wednesday — reports. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 15, 2022 Sweden plans to apply for NATO membership on May 17 Sweden is expected to apply for NATO membership on May 17, Svenska Dagbladet newspaper reported on Sunday…. According to the newspaper, the date will depend on whether Finland has time to make a decision on joining by then. According to …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Sweden's ruling party backs NATO membership bid. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Sweden's ruling Social Democrats backed the country joining NATOafter Finland confirmed that it would apply for NATO membership.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). NATO to keep anti-Russian sanctions for as long as necessary. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — All NATO member states are committed to keep the anti-Russian sanctions in place for as long as is necessary, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Sunday.

Staff (2022-05-15). Cuba e Irán inician decimoctava sesión de Comisión Intergubernamental para las Relaciones Económicas. cubadebate.cu En Teherán comenzó la decimoctava sesión de la Comisión Intergubernamental para las Relaciones Económicas Cuba-Irán, que tiene entre sus objetivos fortalecer la cooperación bilateral. En el ámbito de la reunión, fue inaugurada la planta de producción de la vacuna PastoCorona, transferencia tecnológica de la vacuna Soberana 02 al Instituto Pasteur.

Staff (2022-05-15). Abu Akleh assassination perpetrators must be punished. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Judiciary's Human Rights Council has condemned the assassination of the Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, stressing the Israeli regime must be held to account for the crime by the international community.

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-05-15). Iran-China parl. friendship group holds symposium with FM. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — The chairman and members of the Iran-China Parliamentary Friendship Group held a symposium with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Sunday afternoon.

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-15). Turkey to Finland, Sweden: purge Kurds, lift arms restrictions to join NATO. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 15, 2022 Finland, Sweden propose working to address Turkey's concerns on NATO membership bid Finland and Sweden have proposed to work with Turkey towards eliminating the Turkish government's concerns regarding their NATO membership, Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu said on May 15, stressing that they must provide guarantees on the issue of the …

Rick Rozoff (2022-05-15). 4,000-troop British commando force leads NATO's war efforts against Russia, China in Arctic. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Defense NewsMay 13, 2022 New commando force leads Britain's military in Arctic operations The new Future Commando Force program, made up of about 4,000 personnel with the British Royal Marines, is leading the way in Arctic operations for the entire service, according to the head of the effort. "We are the U.K.'s Arctic experts [in] …

Staff (2022-05-15). Khatibzadeh signs memorial notebook of martyr Abu Akleh. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh signed the memorial notebook of the Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh at the country's embassy in Tehran.

Staff (2022-05-15). Yemen to strongly respond if Saudis aggression continues. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) — A member of Yemen's Ansarullah political bureau told news sources that the Yemeni armed forces have developed a strategic weapon that could be used against Saudi Arabia if the aggression continues.

Staff (2022-05-15). Anuncian cambios en nómina de Domadores de Cuba para tope en circuito profesional de boxeo. cubadebate.cu El campeón olímpico Andy Cruz no formará parte de la escuadra con que los Domadores de Cuba debutarán oficialmente en circuitos profesionales de boxeo este 20 de mayo, en la ciudad mexicana de Aguascalientes. La novedad en el listado de los Domadores será el bronce mundial Osvel Caballero.

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