2019-11-21: Social Media Postees

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Video: Protest Movements in Iran
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-21
Iran has been swept by protests since November 15th, with banks, stores and gas stations being set on fire. So far, more than 1,000 have been arrested and upwards of 12 people have died. Iranian authorities said 87,400 …

Video: Israel Conducts Wide-scale Strikes on Syria
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-21
On November 20, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) announced that they had carried out "wide-scale strikes" on the "Iranian Quds Force" and the Syrian Armed Forces in Syria. The IDF claimed that the strikes were carried out in response to …

Iran: Nationwide protests call for overthrow of the regime
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-11-21
Iran protests Frieda AfaryIssue 1246 Iran anti-austerity protests Tehran UniversityNovember 21, 2019It took the popular uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon, following the earlier uprisings in Sudan…

North Korea Wont Attend Trump Summit Over US' 'Hostile Policy'
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-20
A senior North Korean official said on Wednesday that the United States must drop its "hostile policy" towards Pyongyang in order to restart stalled denuclearisation talks, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported. | RELATED: | North Korea Not Interested in December Peace Talks with US | Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui told reporters after meeting Russian officials in Moscow it would be "impossible" to hold another summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. Preside…

The 10 most disturbing words of ITV's election coverage weren't uttered by a candidate, but by the show's host
Tracy Keeling | thecanary.co | 2019-11-20
There were a number of disturbing aspects to ITV's debate and interviews on 19 November. But none were more perplexing than host Nina Hossain's reaction to Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson's position on using nuclear weapons. | WTAF?: | I for one found the fury Boris Johnson managed to affect in defence of the NHS (after Jeremy Corbyn brandished a heavily redacted government document on the subject) quite alarming. Corbyn said the documents showed that Johnson's government had: a series…

Saudi King Blams Iran for 'Chaos' in the Middle East
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-20
Saudi Arabia's King Salman blasted Iran in a statement on Wednesday, as he accused the Islamic Republic of being behind the 'chaos' in the Middle East region. | RELATED: | Trump Increases US Military Presence in Saudi Arabia | In a defiant note against the kingdom's enemies, King Salman said that the missile and drone strikes on the Aramco facilities, which he blames on Iran, had not halted development and reiterating that Riyadh will not hesitate to defend itself. | In an annual addres…

Israel Carries Out 'Wide-Scale Strikes' In Syria, US Gov Withholds Food/Meds From Iran & Patriot Act
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-20
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/20/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

US Secretary of State and VP at the Heart of Impeachment
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-20
Gordon Sondland, U.S. ambassador to the European Union, appeared before Congress in the latest audience which has thrown the secretary of state and vice president into the center of the stage of the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump. | RELATED: | Saudi King Blams Iran for 'Chaos' in the Middle East | Reuters reported that Sondland expressed he was following president's orders to work with Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who was pushing Ukraine to carry out two investi…

Iran: Over 100 Feared Dead in Protest Crackdown as Authorities Impose Internet Blackout
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-20
In Iran, Amnesty International reports over 100 protesters have been killed in 21 cities by security forces during ongoing nationwide demonstrations sparked by a sudden hike in fuel prices last week. The death count may be much higher, the report warns, with some suggesting as many as 200 have been killed. According to Iranian state media, over 1,000 people have been arrested. On Thursday, Iran announced a rise in the cost of gas ranging from 50% to 300%. Soon after protests broke out on Sunday, Iran imposed an almost complete internet blackout, making it nearly impossible for protesters use social media to share…

There Are Riots In Iran And The Usual Suspect Are On It
Moon Of Alabama | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-19
There are a few riots in Iran and Amnesty International is on it: Amnesty International @amnesty — 15: 50 UTC ∑ Nov 19, 2019 At least 106 protesters in 21 cities have been killed in #Iran, according to reports we have received. Verified video footage, eyewitness testimony & information gathered from activists outside Iran reveal a harrowing …

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Israeli settlements, Sahel crisis, Iran protests, reconciliation for peace, World Toilet Day
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-19
A recap of Tuesday's stories in brief: UN 'regret' over US settlements reversal; Almost daily attacks plunge Sahel into 'three-country crisis'; live ammunition reportedly used against Iranian protesters; reconciliation helps 'repair fractures', promote peace; call for poorest countries to take leading role in their own development agendas; and World Toilet Day.

Iran protests: Live ammunition reportedly used, says UN human rights office
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-19
Reports indicating that dozens of people have been killed in continuing protests across Iran — some by live ammunition – are of deep concern, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), said on Tuesday.

Leaked Iranian Intelligence Reports Expose Tehran's Vast Web of Influence in Iraq
James Risen | theintercept.com | 2019-11-18
In mid-October, with unrest swirling in Baghdad, a familiar visitor slipped quietly into the Iraqi capital. The city had been under siege for weeks, as protesters marched in the streets, demanding an end to corruption and calling for the ouster of the prime minister, Adil Abdul-Mahdi. In particular, they denounced the outsize influence of their neighbor Iran in Iraqi politics, burning Iranian flags and attacking an Iranian consulate. | The visitor was there to restore order, but his presence highlighted the protesters' biggest grievance: He was Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, head of Iran's powerful Quds Force, and h…

From the Rubble of the U.S. War in Iraq, Iran Built a New Order
Jeremy Scahill | theintercept.com | 2019-11-18
The chaos unleashed by the U.S. invasion allowed Iran to gain a level of influence in Iraq that was unfathomable during the reign of Saddam.

The Story Behind the Iran Cables
Betsy Reed | theintercept.com | 2019-11-18
The source said they wanted to "let the world know what Iran is doing in my country Iraq." They sent The Intercept 700 pages of secret intelligence reports from Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security, or MOIS, but never revealed their own identity. This kind of leak is unprecedented for Iran, a country with a highly secretive government and spy agencies that guard their confidential information zealously. | In the months after we received the intelligence reports, which are written in a highly bureaucratic and opaque style, we had them translated from Persian into English and then had the translations cross…

Monday's Daily Brief: Progress and pitfalls in child rights, millions of Afghans acutely food insecure, Middle East nuclear-free zone, social media and child detention
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-18
A recap of Monday's stories in brief: Uneven child rights progress; over 10 million Afghans severely food insecure; Middle East nuclear weapons conference gets underway; Social media posts increasing child detention cases; UN and partners commit to universal health.

At UN, Middle East countries discuss steps towards regional nuclear-free zone
United Nations | un.org | 2019-11-18
Representatives from across the Middle East are meeting at UN Headquarters this week in efforts to negotiate a legally binding treaty establishing a regional zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction.

While U.S.-Led Forces Dropped Bombs, Iran Waged Its Own Covert Campaign Against the Islamic State
Murtaza Hussain | theintercept.com | 2019-11-18
In the summer of 2014, with a campaign of shocking violence, the Islamic State established itself as the most fearsome terrorist organization in the Middle East. | In early June, the extremist group stunned the world by taking control of the Iraqi city of Mosul, home to more than 1.2 million people. Days later, ISIS fighters broadcast scenes from a gruesome massacre of more than 1,500 Iraqi army cadets at a former U.S. military base near Tikrit. By the end of the month, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had declared himself head of a new proto-state, the "caliphate," as his fighters continued their genocidal rampa…

Iran's Quds Force and the Muslim Brotherhood Considered an Alliance Against Saudi Arabia
James Risen | theintercept.com | 2019-11-18
An Iranian intelligence document describes a meeting between Iran's Quds Force and the Muslim Brotherhood in a Turkish hotel. It didn't go well.

Leaked Cables Show Depth of Iranian Influence in Iraq After U.S. Invasion "Shattered" the Country
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-18
An unprecedented leak of secret intelligence reports from inside the Iranian government has shed new light on how Iran has taken control of much of the Iraqi government in the wake of the 2003 U.S. invasion. The documents from Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security were leaked to The Intercept, which then partnered with The New York Times on reporting the story. The leak includes 700 pages of intelligence documents from 2014 to 2015. The documents reveal that a number of Iraqis who once worked with the CIA went on to work with Iranian intelligence. We speak with Murtaza Hussain, a reporter at The Intercept…

Bolivia's New US-Made Dictatorship, Netanyahu Wins As Gaza Loses & Iran's Protests Are Trump's Fault
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-17
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/16/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Which Would You Prefer: Nuclear War or Climate Catastrophe?
Lawrence Wittner | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-17
To: The people of the world From: The Joint Public Relations Department of the Great Powers The world owes an enormous debt of gratitude to Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson, and other heroic rulers of our glorious nations. Not only are they hard at work making their respective countries great …

Sen. Cory Booker on Environmental Justice, Nuclear Power & "Savage Racial Disparities" in the U.S
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-15
The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice, co-moderated by Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Santiago Ali, was held last Friday at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey was one of six Democratic candidates to share his plans to confront environmental injustices and the climate crisis. Booker spoke about racial disparities in the U.S., the creation of renewable energy jobs and the water contamination crises in cities across the country, including his hometown of Newark. "My community is not alone," Booker said. "Lead service…

Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Exposed Using Clear Evidence & The JCPOA Document Itself
Activist Post | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-12
Mike Pompeo continues to lead the propaganda push to get the public panicking about an Iran "nuclear breakout" even when all evidence shows that Iran is nowhere near capable of being a nuclear threat. Of course many other countries have far more robust nuclear programs, but because it's Iran we have to come together as …

James Corbett Interview — ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It's An Open Secret
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-12
The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussain with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap dog MSM. Today I have invited James Corbett on the …

Possible False Flag In Iraq, US Votes Against Anti-Nazi Res. & Pompeo's Iran Nuclear Lies Debunked
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-09
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/6/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Take Action — Some actual, SANE legislation
Jon Rainwater | peaceaction.org | 2019-11-07
Trump has plans to spend nearly $2 TRILLION over the next 30 years on unneeded and unnecessary nuclear weapons and delivery systems. This makes no sense. This is insane. That's nearly $100 million wasted every day for thirty years on weapons we are supposed to be getting rid of. To put that amount in perspective, …

Trump Says US War With Iran May Be Soon, Putin/Erdogan Syria Deal & Iraq Says No US Troops Allowed
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-23
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/22/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

US Stays In Syria, Kurds Call On Israel To Attack Turkey & US Says Israel Has 'Right' To Attack Iran
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-10-22
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (10/21/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …