2021-05-10: News Headlines

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-05-10). Turkish FM pledges to support rights of Palestinians. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlàºt àáavu≈üoƒülu pledged to defend the rights of the Palestinian people against Israeli violence in holy Quds .

Staff (2021-05-10). Fierce clashes between Palestinins and Zionists in Quds. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Media have reported that the Zionists' atrocities against Palestinian protesters continue. As many as 215 Palestinians were injured on Monday while another Palestinian was martyred in the protests.

Staff (2021-05-10). UN chief calls on Zionists to respect Palestinians rights. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — In response to the Zionist regime's aggression against the Palestinians in the occupied lands and Al-Aqsa Mosque, the UN Secretary-General called on the regime only to be restrained.

Staff (2021-05-10). Zionists resort to boost Iron Dome in fear of Palestinians. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Due to the fear of Palestinian Resistance rocket attacks, the army of the Zionist Regime, attempted to deploy new Iron Dome systems in southern occupied lands.

Staff (2021-05-10). Zionists seek shelters; flights at Ben Gurion re-routed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Following an ultimatum by the Hamas Al-Qassam Brigades, the Israeli media are reporting the opening of the gates of the shelters in southern occupied Palestine and the rerouting of the planes at Ben Gurion Airport.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-05-10). VIDEO: Gaza rocket hits Israeli-occupied territories. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The latest video footage shows the moment when a rocket fired from Gaza hits a motorway in Israeli-occupied territories minutes ago.

Staff (2021-05-10). Israeli regime attacks several areas in Gaza Strip. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Local sources reported the Israeli regime's artillery attacks on areas east of Rafah in the Gaza Strip.

Staff (2021-05-10). Hamas fires tens of rockets after deadline expires. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The Hamas Al-Qassam Brigades have announced launching rockets from Gaza Strip towards the Israeli-controlled Palestinian territories.

Roger Harris (2021-05-10). Cancel Culture and the Bankruptcy of Liberalism. counterpunch.org Dan Kovalik, professor of human rights law at the University of Pittsburgh, is the accomplished author of books skewering US foreign policy on Venezuela, Russia, Iran, international human rights, and interference in elections abroad. His latest, Cancel This Book, takes aim at the domestic progressive scene and its "cancel culture" aberration. His is a from-the-ground

Staff (2021-05-10). Chomsky: Big Pharma Cares More About Profiting From COVID Than Human Survival. truthout.org The election of Joe Biden has not demolished the Republican Party, or that party's ongoing attempts to block policies that might give humanity a chance at survival. Moreover, the advent of the Biden administration has not negated some of the most persistent threats we face. In this interview, renowned intellectual Noam Chomsky discusses the importance of critical thinking, the deep existential threat of the climate crisis, the possibility of nuclear annihilation, and the tragic continuity of…

Staff (2021-05-10). COVID-19 death toll in Iran passes 75,000. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran surpassed 75,000 on Monday.

Staff (2021-05-10). Abdullah reacts to Taliban declaration of ceasefire in Kabul. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA)— Head of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation showed reaction to a move taken by Taliban in announcement of a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, marking end of month of Ramadan.

Lawrence Wittner (2021-05-10). The Fateful Choice: Nuclear Arms Race or Nuclear Weapons-Free World. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. The recent announcement …

Staff (2021-05-10). People in Tehran to commemorate martyrs of Kabul recent blast. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — People in Tehran are to gather in front of the Afghan embassy in the Iranian capital to commemorate those lost lives in the recent girls' school blast in Kabul.

Staff (2021-05-10). FM Zarif reacts to Zionists' crimes in Al-Aqsa Mosque. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister showed reaction to shooting of Zionist military forces towards Palestinian worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Staff (2021-05-10). Rioters set fire to wall of Iran consulate in Karbala. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — News sources reported on Sunday evening that rioters had set fire on the outer wall of the Iranian consulate in Karbala.

Staff (2021-05-10). Barriers to Iran industry. en.mehrnews.com &nbsp…

Staff (2021-05-10). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 10. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English-language dailies on Monday, May 10.

Staff (2021-05-10). Iran condemns attack on its diplomatic facilities in Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh strongly condemned the attack on Iranian diplomatic facilities in Iraq.

Staff (2021-05-10). Tehran calls on Iraq to protect Iranian diplomatic premises. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — An official with the Iranian Foreign Ministry called on the relevant Iraqi apparatus to maintain security measures to protect the diplomatic premises of the Islamic Republic of Iran under the 1963 Vienna Convention.

Staff (2021-05-10). Iran to unveil COVIran Barekat tomorrow. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The first dose of mass-produced COVIRAN Barekat, manufactured by the domestic researchers at Execution of Imam Khomeini Order (EIKO), will be unveiled on Tuesday.

Staff (2021-05-10). Iran not seeking to weaken Iraqi government: al-Kadhimi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Stating that Iran does not seek to weaken the Iraqi government, Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said that it is trying to support the Baghdad government as well.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-05-10). Grossi seeks to visit Tehran to extend IAEA inspections. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi says that if the negotiating parties in Vienna do not reach an agreement, he will travel to Tehran to discuss the inspections with Iranian officials.

Staff (2021-05-10). Russian ship carrying cargo for Iran runs aground. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — A Russian cargo ship carrying goods for Iran has run aground in the Olga river in Olginsky District, Russia.

Staff (2021-05-10). Briefing on Iran's daily developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The following are the Islamic Republic of Iran's latest developments in the last 24 hours.

Arab News (2021-05-10). Iran Cannot Talk Peace While Arming The Houthis — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By Dr. Majid Rafizadeh* | The Iranian government has begun signaling that it wants to start a new chapter with Saudi Arabia, expressing hope that the holy month of Ramadan could be the beginning of the end of insecurity and instability in the region. Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh last month stated: "Iran and Saudi Arabia, as two important countries in the region and the Muslim world, can enter a new chapter of interaction and cooperation to achieve regional peace, stability and development by adopting constructive and dialogue-based approaches." | However, to accomplish this crucial goal, Tehran…

Balkan Insight (2021-05-10). 'Invisible' Balkan Freelancers Fight For Fair Taxation In A Digital Age — Analysis. eurasiareview.com Well-educated but relatively cheap, Balkan freelancers are in high demand among foreign firms. But they complain of heavy-handed efforts by governments to regulate the sector and levy taxes.: | By Sasa Dragojlo, Sinisa Jakov Marusic, Danijel Kovacevic and Samir Kajosevic | When the Serbian government and the Association of Internet Workers struck a taxation deal last month, association president Miran Pogacar said a battle had been won, but not yet the war. | The agreement followed months of performances, cyber-attacks and tent protests by Serbian freelancers appalled by an announcement in August last…

Cyrus Yaqubi (2021-05-10). Iran: Regime Makes Mockery Of World Press Day With More Censorship And Detentions — OpEd. eurasiareview.com May 3 has been designated by UNESCO as World Press Day. | Keeping track of what is going on in the world is one of the most important metrics in a free and democratic society. In a free society, this is recognized as a citizen's right and enshrined in most constitutions of many countries to guarantee to sustain democracy. | The bodies that comply with this comprehensive demand and do so are the press and journalists, who sometimes try to surface the truth by accepting the risk of dangers posed to them in this way and even by risking their lives. For this reason, most people in the world recognize and respect j…

sputniknews (2021-05-10). Iran Officially Confirms Holding Negotiations With Saudi Arabia to Mend Ties. sputniknews.com The two countries cut bilateral ties in 2016 over scandals around the execution of a Shiite cleric in Saudi Arabia and Riyadh's claims of Iran's meddling in the domestic affairs of regional powers, including the kingdom's.

_____ (2021-05-10). Is Peace Breaking Out in the Middle East? Should We Thank MBS? strategic-culture.org The Biden effect is shaking up the Middle East and forcing foes to talk to one another. But where it's all heading is even more exciting for Saudi Arabia and Iran. | Unimaginable reconciliations are taking place across the entire region, since Joe Biden was sworn into office and indicated that he wasn't going to tolerate regional leaders 'behaving badly' and the previous carte blanche from the White House which came with abhorrent human rights scandals. | The Khashoggi murder will not be swept under the carpet and forgotten. But then neither will the Trump-initiated border closure of Qatar with the rest of its GC…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-05-10). 50+ DNC Leaders Urge Biden to Lift Sanctions and Rejoin Iran Nuclear Deal. commondreams.org "The Democratic Party should fight to end rampant militarization and promote multilateralism that enabled the United States to resolve the nuclear issue with Iran without a single shot being fired," says Keith Ellison. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/iran_nuclear_vienna_talks.jpg

Staff (2021-05-10). Headlines of Iranian Persian dailies on May 10. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Mehr News takes a look at the headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Monday, May 10.

Aída Chávez (2021-05-10). Democrats Are Calling on Biden to Renew Diplomacy With Iran. thenation.com Democrats Are Calling on Biden to Renew Diplomacy With Iran…

Dave DeCamp (2021-05-10). Iran's President Optimistic on Progress of Vienna Talks. news.antiwar.com Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Because President Biden refuses to lift all Trump-era sanctions on Iran, the two sides are negotiating what measures the US will lift. Rouhani said progress has been made on most major sanctions. | "We've reached a point where the Americans and the Europeans are saying openly they have no choice but to lift sanctions…

_____ (2021-05-10). Mother's Day Demonstration At Trident Nuclear Submarine Base. popularresistance.org Bangor, Maine – people were present on May 8th (the day before Mother's Day), at the demonstration against Trident nuclear weapons at the Bangor submarine base. Five demonstrators blocked the main highway entrance into the base for over 20 minutes and were cited by the Washington State Patrol. | At around 2 pm on Saturday, the five demonstrators entered the highway carrying two large banners stating,"CONGRESS WANTS $1 TRILLION FOR NUKES–What will be left for our children" and "TRIDENT THREATENS ALL LIFE ON EARTH" and blocked all incoming traffic at the Main Gate at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. They were removed fro…

Staff (2021-05-10). Four Persian leopards spotted in Tabas. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Four Persian leopards have been spotted at the ‚ÄåNaybandan Wildlife Sanctuary in Tabas, South Khorasan Province, chief of the provincial department of environment said.

Staff (2021-05-10). Protestors in London voice solidarity with Al-Aqsa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Demonstrations were held across the UK on Sunday in solidarity with Palestinian and against the Zionist regime.

Staff (2021-05-10). Kabul blast US conspiracy to return insecurity to Afghanistan. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — In a statement on Mon. IRGC announced Kabul girls' school blast as the US conspiracy to return insecurity to Afghanistan.

Staff (2021-05-10). US smuggles 80 trucks of oil, wheat from Syria to Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The American forces have reportedly smuggled 80 trucks of oil and wheat from Syria to Iraq.

Staff (2021-05-10). Shooting at Vancouver Intl. Airport in Canada claims one life. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — At least one person was killed in a shooting near the main terminal of Vancouver International Airport in Canada.

Staff (2021-05-10). Afghanistan girls' school bomb attack: 232 injured, dead. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The death toll in a bomb attack targeting schoolgirls in Kabul on Saturday has risen to 85, while the number of injured ones stands at 147, the latest report says.

Staff (2021-05-10). VIDEO: Zionist driver attacks Palestinian pedestrians. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The following is the video of a Zionist driver who deliberately attempts to attack Palestinian pedestrians.

Staff (2021-05-10). 3 killed, 5 injured in attack on Pakistani border guards. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Three soldiers were killed and five others were wounded in a terrorist attack on Pakistani border guards in Quetta and Turbat.

Staff (2021-05-10). Zionists clash with Palestinian worshipers in Al-Aqsa Mosque. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — A violent clash erupted between Zionist military forces and Palestinian worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosque on Monday.

Staff (2021-05-10). Bus bombing in Afghanistan leaves 11 dead, 28 wounded. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — As Afghanistan is in shock over the deadly explosion of a school in Kabul, news sources reported Monday morning that a bus bomb blast in the south of the country had killed 11 people.

Staff (2021-05-10). UNSC to investigate recent events in occupied lands. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The UN Security Council (UNSC) will convene on Monday to discuss the recent developments in the occupied lands and territories and also in "Sheikh Jarrah" neighborhood.

Staff (2021-05-10). US troops may be deployed from Afghanistan to Russian borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The United States reportedly prefers to redeploy troops and equipment coming out of Afghanistan into countries with borders with Russia.

Staff (2021-05-10). At least 12 dead in roadside ambush in Burundi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — At least twelve people, including a senior army officer, were killed and several wounded Monday night in an ambush on vehicles in central Burundi…

Staff (2021-05-10). Israeli chopper targets a spot in southwestern Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Local sources in Syria have reported that an Israeli regime's helicopter targeted a house in the southwest of the country in the province of Quneitra.

Staff (2021-05-10). Cyber-attack on US fuel pipeline leads to state of emergency. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — The US government issued emergency legislation on Sunday after the largest fuel pipeline in the US was hit by a ransomware cyber-attack.

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