Daily Archives: January 16, 2021

2021-01-16: News Headlines

South Front (2021-01-15). Video: Israel and US Efforts in Large-scale Strikes on Iranian Infrastructure in Syria. globalresearch.ca The first two weeks of 2021 have, so far, been marked by an incredible increase in Israeli activity in the skies over Syria. | The most intense strike took place on January 13 morning hitting multiple Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets in …

Belén Fernández (2021-01-15). Here We Go Again, But Now the Target Is Iran. commondreams.org Two decades after invading Iraq for alleged links to al-Qaeda, the US now says Iran is the armed group's 'new home.' | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/pompeo_7_0.jpg

Ralph Hutchison (2021-01-15). Treaty Seeks End to Nuclear Madness. progressive.org It is the beginning of a new movement that will see the elimination of the existential nuclear threat.

teleSUR (2021-01-14). US Places Sanctions on China, Cuba, Iran, Russia and Venezuela. telesurenglish.net "We cannot allow the foreign military and intelligence organizations of our adversaries in China, Cuba, Russia, Venezuela, and Iran (…) to benefit from U.S. technology," U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a statement Thursday. | RELATED: | According to the note, these new controls linked to U.S. technologies prevent those countries' military intelligence industries from "benefiting." | A week before…

Hajira Asghar (2021-01-13). Pompeo's Iran/al-Qaeda delusion. liberationnews.org The incoherence and hypocrisy of Pompeo's claims, which were supported by no evidence, are laid bare upon basic examination of the history of al-Qaeda in relation to both the United States and Iran.