Daily Archives: July 7, 2021

2021-07-07: News Headlines

Staff (2021-07-07). Headlines for July 7, 2021. democracynow.org Haitian President Jovenel MoàØse Assassinated, Eric Adams Set to Become New York City's Next Mayor After Clinching Primary, Nikole Hannah-Jones Rejects Tenure at UNC, Heads to Howard University with Ta-Nehisi Coates, Biden Admin Extends Temporary Protected Status for Yemenis, Pentagon Cancels $10 Billion Cloud Computing Contract with Microsoft, White House Quietly Hosts Brother of Mohammed bin Salman, Lebanon on Brink of Economic Collapse as People Face Hunger, Poverty and Political Uncertainty, Far-Right Israeli Gov't Fails to Renew Apartheid "Citizenship Law", Iran Hosts Intra-Afghan Talks Amid Taliban A…

Editor2 (2021-07-07). Thanks to Sanctions, Iran Finally Builds its Own Cars. orinocotribune.com Iran's auto sector has started standing on its own feet after years of reliance on imported car kits which foreign companies stopped supplying when the US reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic in 2018. | Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Alireza Razm Hosseini said last week that the total value of imported contents used in car manufacturing had been cut by $2.5 billion — a figure which is enormous at a time of severe foreign exchange crunch due to the draconian sanctions. | "Thanks to the efforts of automakers and component makers, the $4 billion dependence of the automotive industry on foreign com…

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-07). U.S. censorship is increasingly official. mronline.org The Biden administration made headlines last week as it moved to shut down the websites of 33 foreign media outlets, including ones based in Iran, Bahrain, Yemen and Palestine. Officials justified the decision by claiming the organizations were agents of "disinformation." | July 7, 2021…

Staff (2021-07-07). 'JCPOA big test for US': ex-diplomat. en.mehrnews.com In an interview with Mehr News Agency, a former spokesperson of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs named Iran nuclear talks and the JCPOA a big test for Americans.

Staff (2021-07-07). 'Metamorphosis in Slaughterhouse' winner of Houston fest. en.mehrnews.com Iranian film 'Metamorphosis in the Slaughterhouse' directed by Javad Daraei won the grand prize of the 17th edition of Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival in the US.

Peter Koenig (2021-07-07). Los gladiadores están de vuelta. El tiránico impulso para vacunar a más de 7,000 millones de personas en la Madre Tierra. globalizacion.ca Un gladiador (en latín, "espadachín") era un combatiente armado que entretuvo al público en la República Romana y más tarde en el Imperio Romano, en violentos enfrentamientos con otros gladiadores, animales salvajes y criminales condenados. Las peleas fueron para el…

Staff (2021-07-07). Mitch McConnell Says Bipartisanship Is "Over." Believe Him. truthout.org The seemingly ceaseless Biden administration push to find bipartisanship in the piranha pool of Congress is going to have to

Anonymous007 (2021-07-07). Azerbaijan Claims Of Ceasefire Violation, As Pashinyan Meets Putin. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Russian border guards are preparing to be deployed along the border with Azerbaijan along the Gegharkunik section to the Iranian border | Photos of the vehicles with Russian flags have already appeared on the web. Users report that the case is taking place in the Gegharkunik region and claim that these are mobile reconnaissance groups of Russian border guards and servicemen of the 102nd base of the RF Ministry of Defense, providing cover. | Earlier, the governor of Gegharkun…

Anonymous669 (2021-07-07). Iran Unveils Own Copy Of Israeli Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missile (Video, Photos). southfront.org Click to see original-size image. Source: Fars News Agency. | On July 7, Iran unveiled the ground-launched version of the "Almas" anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) which is a direct copy of the Israeli Spike system. | The missile was presented during a ceremony that the saw the delivery of modern equipment and weapons to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Ground Force. | The ceremony was attended by IRGC Commander Major General Hossein Salami, IRGC Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour a…

Anonymous007 (2021-07-07). Iran Says It Will Soon Produce Enriched Uranium Metal. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On July 7th, Iran said that it would soon produce enriched uranium metal and that the country had earlier informed the United Nations nuclear watchdog of the move. | This was announced by Kazem Gharibabadi, Tehran's representative to the IAEA."Research and development regarding this issue with natural uranium began about three months ago. In the new process, a new fuel plate will be produced using 20% enriched uranium," Gharibabadi told reporters. | "This measure…

_____ (2021-07-07). Is Alternative Energy The Best Solution To Climate Catastrophe? popularresistance.org The world is threatened with environmental disaster and capitalists hope to make a killing off of it. Fossil fuel (FF) companies claim they are "environmentally friendly." Other corporations promote nuclear energy, hydro-power (dams), and solar and wind power as the best energy alternatives. | Yet environmentalists have known for decades that reduction of useless and harmful energy is the "greenest" form of energy available. Over 50 years ago, the first Earth Day recognized this with the slogan "Reduce; Reuse; Recycle." Today, corporate "environmentalism" chants "Recycle; Occasionally Reuse; and, Never Utter 'Red…

Raúl Zibechi (2021-07-07). China multiplica su arsenal nuclear de disuasión. globalizacion.ca Todo indica que China se está preparando para enfrentar desafíos mayores ante Occidente, para no verse arrastrada a una nueva derrota como sucedió en los siglos XIX y XX. Reforzar su poder parece ser el camino elegido. | Un informe de …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-07-06). Iran's stance on JCPOA not to change with admin. change. en.mehrnews.com Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman said that Iran's position on the JCPOA and the lifting of sanctions will not change with the change of administration.

Anonymous103 (2021-07-06). In Video: Large Reinforcement Of Iranian-Backed Fatemiyoun Brigade Spotted In Syrian Desert. southfront.org Members of the Fatemiyoun Brigade during the Palmyra offensive in December 2016 | A video showing a large reinforcement of the Afghan Fatemiyoun Brigade arriving in the Syrian desert was spread in social media. The Iranian-backed formation was reportedly spotted in the vicinity of Jabal al-Bishri region on the border between Deir ez-Zor, Raqqa and Homs governorates. | Liwa Fatemiyoun is an Iranian-backed Afghan group that has operated in Syria since 2014. | It reportedly has up to 20,000 fighters in Syria and wa…

_____ (2021-07-06). For Nuclear Disarmament, the Long Run Is Here. commondreams.org "We absolutely have to get this monster out of power and reclaim Brazil," said one protester in Rio de Janeiro.

_____ (2021-07-06). Nations With Nukes Told to Agree 'A Nuclear War Cannot Be Won and Must Never Be Fought'. commondreams.org When politicians are no longer accountable to voters, they serve their most powerful and deep-pocketed donors, such as for-profit hospitals and the commercial health insurance and pharmaceutical industries.

_____ (2021-07-06). Warren and Khanna Demand Probe Into Undercounting of Civilians Killed by US Military. commondreams.org Twenty-five years ago, the International Court of Justice stated the obligation to negotiate the abolition of nuclear weapons. It's time for an accounting.

Rick Rozoff (2021-07-06). Pakistani-Turkish strategic military cooperation could portend nuclear alliance. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Pakistani-Turkish strategic military cooperation could portend nuclear alliance The chief of the Turkish Land Forces, General àúmit Dàºndar, met with Pakistan's General Qamar Javed Bajwa, chief of army staff, at the General Headquarters of the Pakistani army in Rawalpindi on July 5. The meeting centered on increasing military cooperation between the two nations, which has …

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