2020-12-25: News Headlines

Peoples Dispatch (2020-12-24). Morocco and the Grand Bargain with US and Israel. peoplesdispatch.org A deal to normalize diplomatic relations between Morocco and Israel was signed at the Rabat's Royal Palace, on December 22 in Morocco. The deal has been criticized by prominent Palestinian organizations, as well as by Iran and Hezbollah.

Mehr News Agency (2020-12-24). Judiciary chief's trip to North Kohrasan. en.mehrnews.com BOJNOURD, Dec. 24 (MNA) — Iran Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Ebrahim Raeisi arrived in Bojnourd, North Khorasan , on Thursday morning for a one-trip to the province.

sputniknews (2020-12-24). Iran Builds Up Air Defense Systems Near Nuclear Sites Over Possible US Strikes, Reports Claim. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Iran is strengthening air defense systems located near its nuclear facilities as a precaution against possible US missile strikes, the Kuwaiti Al-Qabas newspaper reported on Thursday, citing informed sources from Iran.

South Front (2020-12-23). Video: US Navy Deploys Nuclear Submarine to Persian Gulf Amid Heightened Tensions with Iran. globalresearch.ca The Ohio-class nuclear submarine USS Georgia along with the guided-missile cruisers USS Port Royal and USS Philippine Sea transited the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Persian Gulf, the US Navy announced on December 21. | The guided-missile submarine USS Georgia …

commondreams (2020-12-23). Joint Statement: Ensure Iranians Equitable Access to Covid-19 Vaccines. commondreams.org ______________________________…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2020-12-22). Cruz and Graham Working to Block Biden From Rejoining Paris Climate and Iran Nuclear Deals. commondreams.org The president-elect has vowed to return to both international agreements, which were finalized during the Obama administration. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-1229089532.png