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2022-08-08: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2022-08-08). Russia Launches Airstrikes Against US-Backed Fighters in Syria Near US Base. news.antiwar.com Russia announced on Friday that it conducted an airstrike against a group of US-backed militants in Syria near al-Tanf, a US military base located in the south of the country. Russia said it targeted Liwa Shuhada al-Qaryatayn (ShQ), a group that has fought against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow said the Russian …

Situational Awareness (2022-08-08). People's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight. indybay.org A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8: 15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. | Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532

____ (2022-08-08). Resistance's missiles forced Israeli to call for truce. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Praising Palestinian people for their resistance, Secretary-General of Lebanon's Hezbollah Resistance Movement said that Tel Aviv asked for a ceasefire since it could no longer withstand Resistance's rockets.

____ (2022-08-08). Iranian, Syrian FMs discuss Gaza latest developments on phone. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad held a telephone conversation on Sunday evening to discuss bilateral and regional ties.

____ (2022-08-07). What is happening in Gaza 'clear Israeli aggression, crime'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) — The Secretary-General of Lebanon's Hezbollah Resistance Movement says the latest Israeli attack on the besieged Gaza Strip is an act of clear aggression and crime.

Anonymous669 (2022-08-07). Casualties Reported After Powerful Attack On Turkish Base In Syria's Aleppo. southfront.org Click to see full-size image. Via Twitter. | On August 7, a powerful attack with indirect fire targeted a large base of the Turkish military located near the town of Kaljibrin in the northern countryside of Syria's Aleppo. | The base was targeted with at least ten projectiles, which were fired from a nearby area that is jointly held by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and Syrian government forces. Several Turkish service members were reportedly wounded or killed as the result of the attack. The base's mai…

Contributing Writers (2022-08-07). ISIS Remnants Assassinate Baath Party Official in Daraa Province/By Arabi Souri. marktaliano.net Original Link Here: ISIS Remnants Assassinate Baath Party Official in Daraa Province (syrianews.cc) ISIS remnants operating in the southern region of Syria assassinated a Baath Party official in the city of Al-Hirak in the northeastern countryside of Daraa province yesterday 4th of August. A group of ISIS (ISIL) remnants shot dead Salama Al-Qaddah (picture), the Baath Party local …

____ (2022-08-07). Iran envoy, Islamic jihad rep. discuss Palestine developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) — Representative of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Resistance Movement and Iran's newly-appointed ambassador to Lebanon held a bilateral meeting in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Sunday to discuss latest developments in Palestine.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-06). Former US Ambassador in Syria Worked Closely With ISIL and Jabhat al Nusra (al Qaeda). marktaliano.net Transcript by Rawan Mahmasa Interviewer: How is relationship with the "Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant" ISIL? Okaidi: It is good. My relationship with the brothers in ISIL is good. Interviewer: Do you communicate with them? Okaidi: Yes. Of course. I communicate almost daily with brothers in ISIL to settle these disputes and issues. The …

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2022-08-07: News Headlines

____ (2022-08-07). What is happening in Gaza 'clear Israeli aggression, crime'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) — The Secretary-General of Lebanon's Hezbollah Resistance Movement says the latest Israeli attack on the besieged Gaza Strip is an act of clear aggression and crime.

Situational Awareness (2022-08-07). People's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight. indybay.org A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8: 15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. | Zoom link: us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532

____ (2022-08-07). Iran envoy, Islamic jihad rep. discuss Palestine developments. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 07 (MNA) — Representative of Palestinian Islamic Jihad Resistance Movement and Iran's newly-appointed ambassador to Lebanon held a bilateral meeting in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on Sunday to discuss latest developments in Palestine.

Staff (2022-08-06). US attempt to shift responsibility for food crisis to Russia. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov slammed as absurd Washington's attempts to shift responsibility for the global food crisis to Russia.

Contributing Writers (2022-08-06). Former US Ambassador in Syria Worked Closely With ISIL and Jabhat al Nusra (al Qaeda). marktaliano.net Transcript by Rawan Mahmasa Interviewer: How is relationship with the "Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant" ISIL? Okaidi: It is good. My relationship with the brothers in ISIL is good. Interviewer: Do you communicate with them? Okaidi: Yes. Of course. I communicate almost daily with brothers in ISIL to settle these disputes and issues. The …

Kamal Iranidoost (2022-08-06). Turkey's military base in Syria attacked with rockets. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Local Syrian media reported a missile attack on a Turkish military base in the northern suburb of Aleppo on Saturday.

Staff (2022-08-06). Iran, Iraq to cooperate for holding Arbaeen rituals: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) — Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Baghdad Mohammad Kazem Al-e Sadegh has said that Iran is ready to cooperate with Iraq to hold a magnificent Arbaeen ceremony.

TeleSUR (2022-08-05). Mexico and Bolivia Promote Alliance for Lithium Production. telesurenglish.net The chancellors of Bolivia, Rogelio Mayta, and of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, who is on an official visit to the country, announced coordination of their state lithium companies to take advantage of Bolivian experience in this area. | The Mexican foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard (l), speaks with the Mexican ambassador to Bolivia, María Teresa Mercado, after driving a Bolivian made electric vehicle today, in the streets of La Paz…

Anand Naidoo (2022-08-05). The Heat: Lebanon at a crossroads. america.cgtn.com Beirut's port blast two years on — thousands of lives upended and still no justice for the victims and their families. Plus an exclusive interview with Lebanon's Foreign Minister — Abdallah Bou Habib.

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