2019-07-23: News Headlines

teleSUR (2019-07-22). US Expands Rapid Deportation Nationwide To Avoid Court Hearings. telesurenglish.net The United States Department of Homeland Security announced Monday it will order more speedy deportations of undocumented migrants that are caught anywhere in the U.S., expanding a program typically applied only along the southern border with Mexico. | RELATED: | 'Mexico Is Not Ready to Be Safe Third Country', Ambassador Says | "Under this unlawful plan, immigrants who have lived here for years would be deported with less due process than people get in traffic court," said Omar J…

Sarah Abed (2019-07-21). Washington's Bully Tactics Have Failed to Persuade Tehran to Negotiate a New Nuclear Deal. globalresearch.ca Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in New York this week for high level talks at the UN. He has been confined to a six-block radius. It's not uncommon for Iranian diplomats along with envoys from North Korea, Syria …

unitedEditor (2019-07-20). Why did Argentina declare Hezbollah a terrorist group? uwidata.com Argentina has officially declared Hezbollah a terrorist organization. The declaration created a considerable amount of controversy given the strong feelings on the issue in various countries. Background Argentina has received more immigrants than any other Latin American nation. While they are mostly of European origin, many have also come from Syria and Lebanon. There are …

Staff (2019-07-18). "It Is Not Just War. It Is Life": Acclaimed Doc "For Sama" Offers Rare Glimpse into War-Torn Syria. democracynow.org We look at the award-winning documentary feature titled "For Sama," a devastating account of war-torn Syria told through the eyes of director Waad al-Kateab. She filmed hundreds of hours of footage in her native Aleppo to create a stunning depiction of life during wartime. Amid airstrikes and attacks on hospitals, Waad falls in love with one of the last remaining doctors in Aleppo, gets married and has a baby girl, Sama, to whom the film is dedicated. When protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad first began in 2011, Waad al-Kateab was a young economics student who began filming on a cellphone. Fo…

United Nations (2019-07-18). Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify. un.org After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, "the carnage must stop" in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave of the country.

Patrick Hilsman (2019-07-16). How Israeli-Designed Drones Became Russia's Eyes in the Sky for Defending Bashar al-Assad. theintercept.com Last summer, Israel shot down yet another military drone near the line that separates the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from the rest of Syria. The confrontation would have been business as usual, if not for a twist: Images of the destroyed drone showed Cyrillic tail markings and other identifiable components of a Forpost belonging to Russia. The findings presented an awkward geopolitical moment: Syria and Russia are allies, and Syria and Israel are bitter enemies — but the Russ…

2019-07-23: Social Media Postees

US Expands Rapid Deportation Nationwide To Avoid Court Hearings
telesurenglish.net | 2019-07-22
The United States Department of Homeland Security announced Monday it will order more speedy deportations of undocumented migrants that are caught anywhere in the U.S., expanding a program typically applied only along the southern border with Mexico. | RELATED: | 'Mexico Is Not Ready to Be Safe Third Country', Ambassador Says | "Under this unlawful plan, immigrants who have lived here for years would be deported with less due process than people get in traffic court," said Omar J…
telesurenglish.net/news/US-Rapid-Deportation-Nationwide-Avoid-Court-Hearings-20190722-0016.html

Washington's Bully Tactics Have Failed to Persuade Tehran to Negotiate a New Nuclear Deal
Sarah Abed | globalresearch.ca | 2019-07-21
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is in New York this week for high level talks at the UN. He has been confined to a six-block radius. It's not uncommon for Iranian diplomats along with envoys from North Korea, Syria …
globalresearch.ca/washingtons-bully-tactics-have-failed-persuade-tehran-negotiate-new-nuclear-deal/5684139

Why did Argentina declare Hezbollah a terrorist group?
unitedEditor | uwidata.com | 2019-07-20
Argentina has officially declared Hezbollah a terrorist organization. The declaration created a considerable amount of controversy given the strong feelings on the issue in various countries. Background Argentina has received more immigrants than any other Latin American nation. While they are mostly of European origin, many have also come from Syria and Lebanon. There are …
uwidata.com/4393-why-did-argentina-declare-hezbollah-a-terrorist-group/

"It Is Not Just War. It Is Life": Acclaimed Doc "For Sama" Offers Rare Glimpse into War-Torn Syria
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-07-18
We look at the award-winning documentary feature titled "For Sama," a devastating account of war-torn Syria told through the eyes of director Waad al-Kateab. She filmed hundreds of hours of footage in her native Aleppo to create a stunning depiction of life during wartime. Amid airstrikes and attacks on hospitals, Waad falls in love with one of the last remaining doctors in Aleppo, gets married and has a baby girl, Sama, to whom the film is dedicated. When protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad first began in 2011, Waad al-Kateab was a young economics student who began filming on a cellphone. Fo…
www.democracynow.org/2019/7/18/for_sama_award_winning_documentary_syria

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify
United Nations | un.org | 2019-07-18
After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, "the carnage must stop" in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, noting that more than 70 civilians had been killed this month alone across the last rebel-held enclave of the country.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/07/1042811

How Israeli-Designed Drones Became Russia's Eyes in the Sky for Defending Bashar al-Assad
Patrick Hilsman | theintercept.com | 2019-07-16
Last summer, Israel shot down yet another military drone near the line that separates the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from the rest of Syria. The confrontation would have been business as usual, if not for a twist: Images of the destroyed drone showed Cyrillic tail markings and other identifiable components of a Forpost belonging to Russia. The findings presented an awkward geopolitical moment: Syria and Russia are allies, and Syria and Israel are bitter enemies — but the Russ…
theintercept.com/2019/07/16/syria-war-israel-russia-drones/