2021-06-04: Social Media Postees

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Iranian, Iraqi Forces Are Manufacturing Rocket Launchers In Syria's Deir Ezzor — Report
Anonymous669 | southfront.org | 2021-06-04
Illustrative image. | Forces affiliated with the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) were manufacturing single barrel rocket launchers in the eastern Syrian governorate of Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported on June 4. | According to the London-based group, the launchers are being manufactured in a military base located in the outskirts of the government-held town of al-Mayadin in southern Deir Ezzor. Iranian military experts are prese…

Iranian Military Advisor Among 14 Killed In New Attacks By ISIS Cells In Central Syria
Anonymous669 | southfront.org | 2021-06-04
Illustrative image. | ISIS cells in Syria's central region have carried out three new attacks against government forces and their allies in Homs and Deir Ezzor. | On June 3, ISIS terrorists ambushed an Iranian military advisor on the Homs-Deir Ezzor highway. According to Iranian sources, the advisor, Hassan Abdullahzadeh, was killed in the ambush along with his guard Mohsen Abbasi. | 2 #IRGC militia members, Hassan Abdullahzadeh and Mohsen Abbasi we…

Vicious Wave of Repression Sparks Global Movement to Free Iran's Political Prisoners
Larry Everest | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-04
She should imagine thousands of people in the court room, standing next to her and demanding: #FreeNahid That's what Mariam Claren told her imprisoned mother, a 66-year-old, dual German-Iranian citizen and women's rights activist, before her first Iranian court appearance on April 28. As the world's attention concerning Iran largely focuses on the nuclear negotiations…

Israel's Netanyahu pledges to destroy President Biden's Iran, Settlements Policies if he Can Survive
Juan Cole | juancole.com | 2021-06-04
Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — Outgoing Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu lost his chance to form a government as the deadline ran out on Thursday, but he swung into action in an attempt to stop his rivals from forming one, either. A successful prime minister would have to be able pass a confidence vote in …

Two Iranian Ships, One Loaded With Fast Missile Craft Sailing Toward The Atlantic
Anonymous007 | southfront.org | 2021-06-04
Click to see full-size image | Two Iranian navy ships heading to the Americas are expected to soon enter the Atlantic Ocean, posing an alleged problem for the Biden Administration, according to a report by Politico on June 2nd. | Days earlier, the outlet reported that the US was surveilling the Makran, an oil tanker turned s…

The Geneva Summit: Biden and Putin Need to Pull Back From the Nuclear Brink
Mark Muhich | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-04
When Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden meet in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 16, relations between their countries will be the most fraught since the Cold War ended 30 years ago. Recent Russian provocations — the hacking of sensitive U.S. government and corporate computers, meddling in the last two U.S. presidential elections,…

Eisenhower rejected military chiefs' demand for nuclear war on China
Gareth Porter | zcomm.org | 2021-06-04
Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg has released a shocking account showing how the Joint Chiefs pressed Eisenhower to launch a nuclear war on China…

The UN Took Away Iran's Right to Vote in the General Assembly
telesurenglish.net | 2021-06-03
On Thursday, Iran strongly condemned the United Nations' decision to remove its voting rights in the General Assembly due to the delay in paying membership dues worth some US$16 million. | RELATED: | Iran: Health Spending Has Increased Sixfold in Past Eight Years | "US economic terrorism prevents Iran from paying for food, let alone UN fees," Foreign Affairs Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif tweeted. | The Iranian official suggested that the United Nations collect the unpaid fees us…

US Supply Convoy Targeted In Southern Iraq Few Hours After Another Attack Failed (Photos)
Anonymous669 | southfront.org | 2021-06-03
Illustrative image | On June 3, a convoy carrying supplies and equipment for the US-led coalition came under attack near the city of Nasiriyah in the southern Iraqi province of Dhi Qar. | The Sabereen News, a Telegram channel known to be close to Iranian-backed forces in Iraq, said that the convoy was moving 17 container filled with supplies and equipment to US troops in Ain al-Assad Air Base in the western province of al-Anbar. The convoy's trucks were all damaged as a result of the attack. | According to Sabereen News, t…

Israel's New Mossad Chief Threatens More Assassinations and Attacks Inside Iran
Dave DeCamp | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-03
On Tuesday, the …

The Electoral Politics and Legitimation Crisis in Iran
Behrooz Ghamari Tabrizi | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-03
Last week, Iran's Guardian Council disqualified an entire class of politically diverse candidates from running in the next month's presidential election. The Council certified only seven candidates, one of whom, Ayatollah Ibrahim Raisi, the current Head of the Judiciary, is unmistakably designated to be the next president of the Islamic Republic. The Council axed all…

Perpetrators of Crimes Against Yemen Should be Brought to Justice: Velayati
Editor2 | orinocotribune.com | 2021-06-03
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei's advisor on international affairs says those perpetrating deadly crimes against the people of Yemen must be brought to justice on the international arena. | "What the freedom-seeking people of the world expect is that the carnage of Yemeni women and children be stopped and the perpetrators of the crimes against the Yemeni nation be tried at international institutions," Ali Akbar Velayati said on Wednesday. | Velayati was speaking in his capacity as the Secretary General of the World Assembly of Islamic Awakening while the body was hosting a virtual c…

Philanthropist Bill Gates Invests in "Advanced" Reactor Nuclear Technology
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2021-06-03
Investing in nuclear …

The Nuclearization of Space
Karl Grossman | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-03
"BACK TO THE FUTURE NASA'S NEW NUCLEAR VISION" was the headline emblazoned on the cover this past month of the leading U.S. aerospace trade publication, Aviation Week & Space Technology.

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