2021-05-14: News Headlines

Staff (2021-05-14). Zionist regime attacks target on Lebanese-Syrian border. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) — Some Arab sources reported that Israeli forces have targeted a vehicle on the Lebanese-Syrian border.

Anonymous669 (2021-05-14). 24 Pro-Government Fighters Killed Or Injured In ISIS Attacks In Central Syria. southfront.org Illustrative image | On May 13, at least 24 fighters of the Palestinian-led al-Quds Brigade were killed or wounded in two separate attacks by ISIS cells in central Syria. | The first attack targeted two posts of the pro-government group on a road leading to the al-Talila military camp to the east of the ancient city of Palmyra in eastern Homs.

Anonymous669 (2021-05-14). Gaza Conflict Spillover: Israeli Army Struck Syrian-Lebanese Border. southfront.org Israel's first two F-35 stealth fighter jets on their maiden flight as part of the Israeli Air Force on December 13, 2016. (Israel Defense Forces) | Early on May 14, an Israeli warplane targeted a vehicle near a Syrian town located next to the border with Lebanon, according to Lebanese and Israeli sources. | The vehicle, a pickup, was targeted near the Syrian town of al-Juntliyah in western Homs. Israeli sources claimed that the vehicle was about to move a weapons shipment from the Syrian town, where Hezbollah is known to be p…

commondreams (2021-05-14). National Coalition Vows to Fight Senate Confirmation of Rahm Emanuel to Become Ambassador to Japan. commondreams.org ______________________________…

David Swanson (2021-05-14). For Okinawa, Rahm Would Be a Knee on the Neck. warisacrime.org If you don't know much about Japan (and neither does Rahm Emanuel, the reported nominee for U.S. ambassador) a few relevant facts are these: 1) It's right next to China which much of the U.S. government is eager for some sort of fight with. 2) Its Constitution (imposed by the U.S.) bans war, and the …

Anonymous669 (2021-05-14). Playing With Fire: Israeli Military Killed Hezbollah Fighter On Separation Line With Lebanon (Videos). southfront.org Mohamad al-Tahan. Source: Hezbollah Military Media. | Israel and Lebanon may be heading to a serious confrontation after the killing of a Lebanese citizen by the Israeli military. | The victim, Mohamad al-Tahan from the southern Lebanese town of Aadloun, was protesting along with hundreds of Lebanese and Palestinians against Israeli's ongoing attack on the Gaza Strip on the separation line with Israel. | The Israeli attack on Palestinian factions in G…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-13). Russian Military Police Blocked US Convoy In Northeastern Syria (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On May 13, a unit of the Russian Military Police intercepted a US military convoy in Syria's northeastern region, which is controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). | According to

Staff (2021-05-13). Shalamcheh-Basra railway to bring remarkable change in region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 13 (MNA) — Iranian President Rouhani said the Shalamcheh-Basra railway will connect Iran to Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean, causing a fundamental change in the region.

Anonymous007 (2021-05-13). Military Situation In Syria On May 13, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 13, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 66 times: 39 — in Idlib province, 17 — in Latakia province, 7 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | SAA eliminated more than 300 terrorists in Syria since the 23rd of April, with the support of the Russian forces, according to the spokesman for the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria | On May 12, the SDF raided the town of Shaheel. 6 people reportedly…

Israel Shahak (2021-05-13). "Greater Israel": The Zionist Plan for the Middle East. globalresearch.ca When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-13). Russian Warplanes Hammered Militant Positions In Northern Lattakia, Western Idlib. southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft before departing for its permanent base in Russia from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria. © Vadim Grishankin / Sputnik | Late on May 12, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a number of airstrikes on different parts of the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | According to several sources, the Russian airstrikes targeted militants' positions near the town of Tardin the northern Lattakia countryside as well as in the vicinity of the town of Knaddah in the western…

teleSUR (2021-05-13). Syria and Iran Ready to Reestablish Relations with Saudi Arabia. telesurenglish.net Faisal Mekdad told reporters after a meeting with Zarif in Damascus that "we welcome any steps taken in this direction." | RELATED: | The Syrian Foreign Minister added that "the two nations (Syria and Iran) have been long working on bringing the Arab and Islamic countries viewpoints closer together," which would benefit from all available energies and poten…

teleSUR (2021-05-13). Social Media Accuses Israel of Using Chemical Weapons. telesurenglish.net Several accusations of the use of chemical weapons by Israel against Gaza residents appeared on social media on Thursday, as some media outlets quote Palestinian officials confirming the information. | RELATED: | According to Cuban news agency Prensa Latina, "Israel fired poisonous gas rockets against Gaza, an official Palestinian source confirmed." This gas allegedly caused "an undetermined number of people dead asp…

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2021-05-13: News Headlines

Israel Shahak (2021-05-13). "Greater Israel": The Zionist Plan for the Middle East. globalresearch.ca When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-13). Russian Warplanes Hammered Militant Positions In Northern Lattakia, Western Idlib. southfront.org FILE PHOTO: Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft before departing for its permanent base in Russia from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria. © Vadim Grishankin / Sputnik | Late on May 12, warplanes of the Russian Aerospace Forces carried out a number of airstrikes on different parts of the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib. | According to several sources, the Russian airstrikes targeted militants' positions near the town of Tardin the northern Lattakia countryside as well as in the vicinity of the town of Knaddah in the western…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-13). Military Situation In Syria On May 13, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 13, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 66 times: 39 — in Idlib province, 17 — in Latakia province, 7 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | SAA eliminated more than 300 terrorists in Syria since the 23rd of April, with the support of the Russian forces, according to the spokesman for the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria | On May 12, the SDF raided the town of Shaheel. 6 people reportedly…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-13). Russian Military Police Blocked US Convoy In Northeastern Syria (Photos). southfront.org Click to see full-size image. | On May 13, a unit of the Russian Military Police intercepted a US military convoy in Syria's northeastern region, which is controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). | According to

Staff (2021-05-13). Shalamcheh-Basra railway to bring remarkable change in region. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 13 (MNA) — Iranian President Rouhani said the Shalamcheh-Basra railway will connect Iran to Iraq, Syria, and the Mediterranean, causing a fundamental change in the region.

Staff (2021-05-12). 'UNSC cannot remain indifferent to Zionists atrocities'. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) — UNSC cannot remain indifferent to the atrocities, and US should stop shielding Israel at UN, said ran's permanent Ambassador to the UN, criticizing the continuous attacks on Palestine by the Israeli regime.

Staff (2021-05-12). Warmonger Rahm Emanuel Is an Abysmal Choice for US Ambassador. truthout.org Remember the song about the cat? Well, the cat came back the very next day / Oh, the cat came back, they thought he was a goner but the cat came back / He just couldn't stay away… Well, it won't be official for a few weeks, but the word landed yesterday: Rahm Emanuel, among the most despised individuals within and without Democratic Party politics, will be named U.S. ambassador to Japan. The cat came back, and has apparently landed a key assignment in the foreign service. | It's hard to know where to begi…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-12). Mysterious Explosion Hit Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham HQ In Greater Idlib. Casualties Reported. southfront.org Illustrative image | Early on May 12th, a large explosion rocked headquarters of al-Qaeda-affiliated Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the de-facto ruler of the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib, near the town of al-Abzamo in western Aleppo. | According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a militant was killed and two others were injured as a result of the mysterious explosion."The militants used to work in planting and dismantling i…

Anonymous669 (2021-05-12). In Video: Russia Forces Blew Up Large ISIS Bunker In Central Syria. southfront.org Screen grab from Zvezda TV video. | Russian forces have uncovered and destroyed a large underground bunker of ISIS cells in central Syria, the The bunker, located near the ancient city of Palmyra in eastern Homs, was blown up by Russian military engineer and Syrian soldiers. A total of 2,5 tons of TNT were used to completely destroy the large underground structure. | According to Zvezda, the bunker was equipped with ventilation an…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-12). SAA And Russian Support Eliminate Over 300 ISIS Terrorists In Less Than A Month. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Syrian Arab Army has eliminated 338 terrorists since April 23rd. It did so with assistance from the Russian Aerospace forces. | A spokesman for the Russian group made the claim."Units of Syria's pro-government troops, with the support of the Aerospace Forces of Russia, continue their search and reconnaissance missions in the Syrian desert. Since April 23, a total of 228 members of terrorist groups have been killed and 44 captured, 20 vehicles have been seized and six de…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-12). Iranian Foreign Minister Arrives In Damascus To Discuss West Bank Escalation. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 12th, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Damascus to meet and hold talks with Syrian authorities and exchange views on bilateral and regional issues, as well as to review the latest developments in Israel and its encroachment on Muslim shrines. | FM Zarif will also meet with the leaders of Palestinian groups living in Syria and discuss the latest developments in the region. | In a statement to journalist after his arrival, the Iranian Foreign Minister expressed happiness t…

Anonymous007 (2021-05-12). Military Situation In Syria On May 12, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On May 12, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 41 times: 21 — in Idlib province, 14 — in Latakia province, 3 — in Hama province, 3 — in Aleppo province | On May 12, 15th group of families consisting 83 Syrian families left al-Hawl refugee camp under supervision of SDF towards their areas in the countryside of Deir Ezzor province. | On May 12, SAA targeted a vehicle with an ATGM near Bidama | On May 11,…

Staff (2021-05-12). Election in Syria proves failure of Westerners: envoy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) — Syrian Ambassador to Tehran Shafiq Dayoub says holding of election in Syria bears a clear message to Western and Arab countries.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-05-12). Zarif, Syrian president meet to discuss bilateral ties, coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) — The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Syria' President Bashar al-Assad held a meeting in Damascus on Wednesday.

Staff (2021-05-12). Interview of Syrian amb. with Mehr News. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) — Mehr News conducted an interview with the Syrian Ambassador to Tehran Shafiq Dayoub.

Staff (2021-05-12). Islamic Republic of Iran to open its consulate in Aleppo. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) — "With the agreement of Bashar Assad and the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, today Islamic Republic of Iran will open its Consulate in Aleppo," Foreign Minister Zarif said.

Staff (2021-05-12). Iranian foreign minister arrives in Damascus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) — Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif arrived in Damascus minutes ago to meet with the Syrian high-ranking official.

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-05-12). Zarif, Syrian counterpart discuss ties, region in Damascus. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 12 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad in Damascus Wed. to discuss the ongoing regional developments, Syria's situation, and the bilateral relations.

Staff (2021-05-12). FM Zarif leaves for Damascus to meet with Syrian officials. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 11 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for the Syrian capital of Damascus on Wednesday morning to meet with the Syrian authorities and review the latest developments in the occupied territories.

Rick Rozoff (2021-05-12). U.S., Turkey continue depredations in Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com U.S., Turkey continue depredations in SyriaRick Rozoff Over the past twenty-four hours the Syrian press is replete with accounts of ongoing American, Turkish and associated attacks on the country both military and economic. One news story is of a meeting between the ministers of water resources of Syria and Iraq, Tammam Ra'ad and Mehdi Rashid …

Rick Rozoff (2021-05-12). US, Turkey Continue Depredations in Syria. news.antiwar.com Over the past twenty-four hours the Syrian press is replete with accounts of ongoing American, Turkish and associated attacks on the country both military and economic. One news story is of a meeting between the ministers of water resources of Syria and Iraq, Tammam Ra'ad and Mehdi Rashid al-Hamdani, respectively, discussing Turkey's diverting or outright …

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