Daily Archives: May 9, 2022

2022-05-09: News Headlines

_____ (2022-05-09). The West Approves Turkey's Operation against the Kurds but Condemns Russia's Special Operation in Ukraine. journal-neo.org On 18 April, Turkey announced the beginning of a new cross-border military special operation in Iraqi Kurdistan, Claw Lock (Penàße Kilit). Ankara initially focused all its attention on the Duhok Province of Iraq, where Special Forces of the Ministry of Defense of Turkey with the support of artillery, landed in the Metina, Zap and Avashin …

Staff (2022-05-09). Lebanon holds pivotal elections. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — Lebanese expatriates headed to polling stations on Friday and Sunday across the world to cast their votes in parliamentary elections projected to maintain the current political array.

Anonymous669 (2022-05-08). Missile Strike Kills Six Turkish-Backed Militants, Wounds Four Others In Syria's Greater Idlib. southfront.org Syrian soldier with a Kornet anti-tank guided missile in northern Lattakia. Source: Sputnik. | On May 8, six militants were killed and four others were wounded when a missile struck a vehicle that was taking them to the frontline in the al-Ghab Plains in the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | The vehicle was reportedly targeted with a Russian-made Kornet anti-tank guided missile (ATGM). Some Syrian pro-opposition sources said tha…

Staff (2022-05-08). Assad's visit opens new chapter in Iran-Syria strategic ties. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that the Sunday visit of the Syrian president to Tehran will open a new chapter in bilateral relationship between the two nations,…

Staff (2022-05-08). Syria rejects talks with Turkey until policies change. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riad Haddad on Sunday said that his country's officials have no plan for starting talks with Turkish officials on resolving their disputes until Ankara changes its policies toward Damascus.

Staff (2022-05-08). Syria gained more prestige after victory in war. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 08 (MNA) — Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei told the Syrian president Bashar Assad in Tehran Sun. that Syria gained more credibility after the victory in the foreign-backed war on the country.

Benjamin Norton (2022-05-08). Argentina will attend BRICS summits, at China's invitation, in step toward 'formal entry'. multipolarista.com China invited Argentina to attend the 2022 summits of the BRICS economic bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. Argentina's ambassador says it's a step toward "formal entry" to the grouping, an alternative to the US-dominated financial system.

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