2022-06-30: News Headlines

RT (2022-06-30). Russia Challenges Western Accusations at UN Security Council. dissidentvoice.org Caleb Maupin reports on the recent allegation of Russian missile targeting an shopping center in Ukraine, dismissed by Russia at the United Nations.

Peace council, Birgit Naujeck (2022-06-30). Negotiating at last and The Russian-American Friendship. indybay.org In fact, Russia's war is a response to NATO's eastward expansion, long criticized by the peace movement, and to Western policies of rearmament and confrontation, by which Russia feels more and more existentially threatened. It began as early as the 1990s with the expansion of NATO – contrary to clear, binding commitments to Moscow…

Shotgun Players (2022-06-30). Saturday 7/23: Ashby Stage Indigenous Land Acknowledgement Mural Unveiling. indybay.org Ashby Stage | 1901 Ashby Ave | Berkeley, CA 94703…

Jim McIlroy (2022-06-30). 20,000 teachers strike for better pay, conditions. greenleft.org.au More than 20,000 teachers marched from Hyde Park to New South Wales Parliament to demand a pay rise and better teaching conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

Peter Maiden (2022-06-30). Abortion Rights Rally in Fresno June 28. indybay.org People protested the anti-abortion Supreme Court decision at Fresno City Hall on Tuesday, June 28.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-06-30). Friday 7/29: Stolen Legacy: California Pioneers of African Descent. indybay.org Leidesdorff Street | Financial District…

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-30). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Outrage on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Staff (2022-06-30). Russia condemns Israeli regime attacks on Syria. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 30 (MNA)— Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council, the First Deputy Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN, condemned the Zionists' airstrikes on Damascus airport.

Ramzy Baroud (2022-06-30). Palestinians 'are not animals in a zoo': On Kanafani and the need to redefine the role of the 'victim intellectual'. juancole.com Years before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, US media introduced many new characters, promoting them as 'experts' who helped ratchet up US propaganda, ultimately allowing the US government to secure enough popular support for the war. Though enthusiasm for war began dwindling in later years, the invasion of Iraq had begun with a …

Mark Merritt (2022-06-30). Water protectors hold out hope for river flows. greenleft.org.au The second Darling/Baaka River convoy to highlight unsustainable water-sharing plans and ungoverned water-trading practices was organised in early May. Mark Merritt reports.

Michael Petrelis (2022-06-30). Friday 7/1: Speakout: 12PM 7/1 Cordileone at Mission Dolores. indybay.org Mission Dolores Basilica | 16th and Dolores Streets…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Syria Joins Russia In Recognizing Donetsk & Luhansk Republics. southfront.org Syria has officially recognized the independence of Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) from Ukraine, becoming the first state other than Russia to do so. | The DPR and LPR, which are situated in the Donbass region, broke away from Ukraine as a result of the 2014 conflict. Russia recognized the two states in February just days before launching a special military operation in Ukraine to push Kiev forces completely out from Donbass and end attacks on the region…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). In Video: Uncomfortable Questions To Ukrainian Authorities From Civilians In Kremenchug. southfront.org

Jake Johnson (2022-06-29). Sanders, Fetterman Urge Buttigieg to Fine Airlines Over Flight Cancellations. commondreams.org "The American people are sick of airlines ripping them off, canceling flights at the last minute, and delaying flights for hours on end," said the Vermont senator.

Staff (2022-06-29). Finland, Sweden join Turkey's war against Kurds to get NATO pass. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The claim below that Sweden has not been at war in over two centuries and Finland for over eighty years is false. Both nations deployed troops to Afghanistan under NATO command where they engaged in combat operations and lost troops. Sweden also supplied warplanes for NATO's war against Libya. ===== Kyodo NewsJune 29, 2022 Finland, …

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). Iran And Argentina In BRICS Would Advance The Multipolar Project. southfront.org BRICS' expansion is a necessary step to overcome the unipolar world order. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, researcher in Social Science sat the Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; geopolitical consultant. | A new step is being taken towards the expansion of the BRICS. Iran and Argentina asked this last week of June to join the group of emerging countries currently formed by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Beijing and Moscow, which are extremely affected by international sanctions,…

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). US Government Openly Advocates Destroying Russia. southfront.org The US government commission urged for more support (clearly implying actual support exists already) to separatist movements inside Russia and in the diaspora. | Written by Drago Bosnic, independent geopolitical and military analyst | Last week, on June 23, a United States government agency under the name Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, better known as the Helsinki Commission,

Anonymous103 (2022-06-29). What More Proof Is Needed That America Is A Dictatorship, Not A Democracy? southfront.org | Written by Ever since 2014,

Anonymous Contributor (2022-06-29). Thousands Take to Streets in Boise, Idaho; Push Back Against the far-Right. itsgoingdown.org Report from so-called Boise, Idaho on recent protests and mobilizations against the Supreme Court ruling against Roe V Wade. In the heat of summer, on June 27th, 2022, roughly 4,000 people showed up to a demonstration at Cherie Buckner-Webb park in so-called downtown Boise, Idaho. The crowd was mixed with many attendees that had never…

____ (2022-06-29). UN envoy: No Cold War script for Asia-Pacific. ecns.cn China's ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday reiterated that the "long-outdated Cold War script must never be reenacted in the Asia-Pacific", and conflict "must not be allowed to happen in the Asia-Pacific".

____ (2022-06-29). Iran slams repeated abuse of UNSC authority by certain states. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Majid Takht Ravanchi strongly criticized the abuse of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC)'s duties and authorities by certain countries.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Guided Missile Strike In Syria's Afrin Leaves Nine Turkish-Backed Militants Dead (Video, Photos). southfront.org . | On June 29, nine Turkish-backed militants were killed and two others were wounded when an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) hit a bus that was carrying them near the town of Bosoufane which is located in the southern part of Turkish-occupied Afrin in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The slain militants were all members of the al-Sham Legion, a faction of the National Front for Liberation (NFL). The front is Turkey's main proxy in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib and a de…

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Three Turkish Drone Strikes Hit Northern, Northeastern Syria In Single Day (Photos). southfront.org On June 28, Turkish combat drones carried out three airstrikes on areas held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in northern and northeastern Syria. | In the early morning hours, two drone strikes hit the village of Khana Sri in the northeastern al-Hasakah countryside. The strikes destroyed two vehicles. | The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed that one of the vehicles was being used by the SDF, while the other was carrying civilian workers who were building fortifications…

____ (2022-06-29). Sardasht Chemical weapons victims remembered in Tehran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — A commemoration ceremony was held at Sacred Defense Garden Museum on Wednesday concurrent with the anniversary of brutal chemical bombing of Sardasht by the Iraqi Ba'athist regime in 1987.

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Eight, Including Three Soldiers & Baath Party Official, Killed In Two Attacks In Syria's Daraa. southfront.org On June 28, eight people were killed in two separate attacks in the southern Syrian governorate of Daraa, where the situation remains unstable. | In the early morning, unidentified gunman attacked the house of Kamal al-Atma, the former Secretary of the Baath Party branch in Daraa, in the town of al-Sanamayn in the northern countryside of Daraa. | The attack claimed the life of Kamal and four of his close relatives, who were identified as Khaled al-Atma, Mahmoud al-Atma, Ahmed al-Atma an…

Staff (2022-06-29). Iran among successful states in health area. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — Ambassador of the Republic of Finland to Tehran Kari Kahiluoto has said that Iran is among successful countries in the health area.

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-06-29). U.S. Exposed as "Secret Partner" in Israeli Airstrikes Against Syria that Violate International Law. covertactionmagazine.com Dirty war in Syria continues as media attention focuses elsewhere The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Israel secretly coordinates …

Anonymous669 (2022-06-29). Explosions Reported At US Base In Syria's Al-Omar Oil Fields. southfront.org U.S. Marines with Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment provide security support during mission on Sept. 9, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Syria. (Cpl. Gabino Perez/Marine Corps) | Late on June 28, a series of explosions rocked the US-led coalition's base in al-Omar oil fields in the southeastern countryside of Syria's Deir Ezzor. | The explosions took place inside the base, known as the Green Village, as well as in the sky over it. At the time of the explosions, a warplane, most like…

Staff (2022-06-29). Syria, Iran discuss means to boost joint cultural relations. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 29 (MNA) — Syria and Iran have discussed means to activate cultural relations between and to benefit from Iranian cinematic experiences and cultural exchange.

SCOTUS ruled wrongly (2022-06-29). People pour into Federal Bldg Plaza to Express their Anger on Day of Decision. indybay.org Protesters spilled into the streets on June 24 soon after the much anticipated Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization was announced.

Ralph Underhill (2022-06-29). Ghislaine Maxwell is just the tip of the iceberg. thecanary.co By

Middle East Monitor (2022-06-29). Israeli Squatter-Settlers are Expanding Colonies in Palestinian West Bank in Advance of Biden's Visit and another Election. juancole.com By Adnan Abu Amer | &#1 ; ( Middle East Monitor ) &#1 ; As soon as it was announced that Israel is heading for yet another General Election, and the visit of US President Joe Biden to the region next month was confirmed, it was obvious that Israel's illegal settlers are going to take advantage of …

_____ (2022-06-28). Russia and Israeli Exceptionalism. journal-neo.org After years of indiscriminate bombing of Syrian infrastructure by Israel, it was reported, in mid-May 2022 that Russia fired a "warning shot" S-300 missile "near" Israeli planes. These planes were attacking a military facility near Latakia and, as is generally the case, collateral damage, meaning dead civilians, are the norm. In fact, I just received …

_____ (2022-06-28). Tensions between Lebanon and Israel Escalate. journal-neo.org Against the backdrop of the recent deterioration in Israel's relations with Iran and the worsening of Tel Aviv's relations with the Palestine Liberation Organization, whose militias operate from Lebanon, Syria and the Golan Heights, the situation on the border between Lebanon and Israel is becoming much more complicated. The IDF's readiness for a new military …

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