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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