2021-10-28: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-10-28). Malaysia enters "endemic stage" of COVID-19 amid thousands of infections. wsws.org The policy of "living with the virus" follows a period in which the South East Asian country endured one of the highest infection rates and deaths per capita in the world.

sputniknews (2021-10-28). India Rejects Net-Zero Emissions Target, Calls for More 'Carbon Space' From Developed Nations. sputniknews.com Leaders from 120 countries will convene for the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow next week, where they will discuss ways of reducing global carbon emissions. China (28 percent) is presently the largest contributor of greenhouse gases, followed by the US (14 percent), European Union (around 10 percent), and India (nearly 7 percent).

Staff (2021-10-28). Hackers leak 'IDF soldiers' private info & Israeli defense minister's PHOTOS,' claim to have more classified docs. rt.com A shadowy hacking outfit calling itself "Moses Staff" has published a cache of photos and data it claims to have stolen in a cyber attack on the Israeli military, including a series of pictures of Defense Minister Benny Gantz. | In posts on its website and Telegram channel earlier this week, the black hat group released a number of photos of Gantz, claiming it has access to "confidential documents" on the country's Ministry of Defense and the minister himself. | "We've kept an eye on you for many years, at every moment and on each step. All your decisions and statements have been under our surveillance. Eventu…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-28). Axis redux: Italy to train Japanese and German fighter pilots at NATO base. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The German and Japanese warplane pilots will graduate next year to the Decimomannu Air Base in Sardinia, which is described as a front-line NATO training facility used by fighter jets from the military bloc's thirty members; its forty partners, too, evidently. ==== Japanese fighter pilots to start training in Italy Fledgling fighter pilots from Japan …

teleSUR, jaa, JGN (2021-10-28). Comandante Camilo Cienfuegos: a 62 años de su desaparición física. telesurtv.net Camilo Cienfuegos fue uno de los líderes de la trascendental invasión del Oriente al Occidente junto a Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

WSWS (2021-10-28). South Korean KCTU union confederation holds phony general strike. wsws.org The KCTU rally last week was designed to limit the impact on big business while serving as a safety value for the anger of workers and directing them behind the Democratic Party.

WSWS (2021-10-28). Thousands of teachers protest across Sri Lanka despite unions' betrayal. wsws.org As teachers once again show their determination to fight, the unions function as enforcers of the government's attacks.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-28). Russia Deployed Su-35S Fighter Jet At Qamishli Airport In Northeastern Syria. southfront.org File image. | The Russian Aerospace Forces had deployed at least one Su-35S fighter jet in al-Qamishli Airport in northeastern Syria, North Press Agency journalist Hesen shared a photo showing the Russian fighter jet parked inside the airport, which is located right along the b…

sputniknews (2021-10-28). China Blasts US-Taiwan Military Contacts After President Tsai Confirms American Presence on Island. sputniknews.com Tensions over the Taiwan issue have escalated over the past month, as Beijing deployed around 150 military aircraft into Taiwan's air defence zone for drills. In the meantime, Taipei has warned that mainland China may be fully prepared to attack the island by 2025, while US President Joe Biden pledged to defend Taiwan from Beijing, if necessary.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-28). Taiwan's President Admits U.S. Trainers Present As She Claims "Threat From China" Increasing Every Single Day. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 27th, Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen gave an exclusive interview to CNN, saying that the "threat from China" is increasing every single day. | She also admitted that US military trainers are present on the island. | "Here is this island of 23 million people trying hard every day to protect ourselves and protect our democracy and making sure that our people have the kind of freedom they deserve," she said. | "If we fail, then that means people that believe in these values wou…

sputniknews (2021-10-28). Taiwan's President Admits US Military Training Taiwanese Soldiers Amid 'Growing Chinese Threat'. sputniknews.com On Wednesday, Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu emphasised that the island should "beef up" its defence capabilities in the face of increasing tensions between Beijing and Taipei.

Fight Back (2021-10-27). South Florida protesters unite to free Alex Saab. fightbacknews.org Miami, FL – On October 24, 30 protesters rallied against the illegal U.S. extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. The U.S. Hands Off Cuba and Venezuela South Florida Coalition hosted the event at the Torch of Friendship Park in front of a Simón Bolivar statue. Other groups in attendance included the Bolivarian Circle, POWIR and the Committee to Stop FBI Repression. | Alex Saab was arrested in Cabo Verde in June 2020 while in route to Iran for a trade deal that would help Venezuela amidst the historic U.S. blockade. Venezuela has struggled to provide its people with food and other basic necessities because o…

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Chinese FM elaborates on China's policy towards Afghanistan. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday briefed the media on his contact with the delegation of the Afghan Taliban's interim government before he left the Qatari capital of Doha.

MK Bhadrakumar (2021-10-27). China on verge of recognizing the Taliban. asiatimes.com All indications are that the states neighboring Afghanistan are preparing to accord recognition to the Taliban government. The meeting of regional states and Taliban officials in the so-called Moscow Format on October 20 signaled that the Taliban government is a compelling reality and constructive engagement is needed. A week is a long time in politics. …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Fully Armed US MQ-9 Reaper Drones Spotted Over Syria's Greater Idlib (Photos, Video). southfront.org A fully armed MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle taxis down the runway at an air base in Afghanistan on its way to another wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson) | US combat drone continue to operate over the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist group are present and active. | At least two General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drones were spotted flying over the region, fully-armed on several occasions between October 25 and 27. | The drones, all of the MQ-9 Extended Range (…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkish parliament extends authorization for wars in Iraq and Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish parliament extends troop deployment in Iraq, Syria Since 1950, the Turkish parliament has granted permission 76 times to deploy troops abroad. The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has served in several countries including Korea, Cyprus, Palestine, Somalia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Azerbaijan. Turkish parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to extend …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). The Pendulum Gradually Swings Towards International Engagement With The Taliban. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by The Taliban and Pakistan, both viewed warily by the West and others in the international community, appear to be benefitting from mounting concerns about the humanitarian and security situation in Afghanistan. | The European Union, in a move that could put the United States in an awkward position, is close to

Staff (2021-10-27). Headlines for October 27, 2021. democracynow.org U.N.'s Guterres Warns World on Track for Climate Catastrophe, Even with Gov't Pledges Ahead of COP26, Brazilian Senators Back Report Accusing Bolsonaro of Crimes Against Humanity for Pandemic Response, Deborah Birx Says 130,000 Lives Could Have Been Saved, But Trump Admin "Distracted" by Election, FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Children Aged 5-11; Moderna to Sell 110M Vaccines to African Countries, Afghanistan Heading Toward Collapse as Half the Country Faces Acute Food Insecurity, Four People, Including 3 Children, Drown Off Greek Coast, Dozens Arrested as Protesters in Ecuador Condemn Fuel Price Hike,…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkey, Azerbaijan to unite Turkic world with corridor through Armenia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey, Azerbaijan seek to unite Turkic world with trade corridor through Armenia Azerbaijan and Turkey plan to unite the Turkic world by re-opening a trade corridor connecting Azerbaijan to its Nakhchivan enclave through Armenia, Azeri President ƒ∞lham Aliyev said. "Both Turkey and Azerbaijan will take necessary steps for realisation of the Zangezur Corridor," Aliyev said …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). Russia-China Conduct Joint Naval Exercises In Response To AUKUS/QUAD Provocations. southfront.org Illustrative ImageJapan's limited sovereignty over the Tsugaru Strait leaves it exposes. | Written by Paul Antonopoulos, independent geopolitical analyst | Interactions between the Russian and Chinese navies have special significance after the US, UK and Australia indirectly announced their aim to put pressure on both countries and turn the Asia-Pacific region into an Anglo lake. Facing an unprovoked threat, Moscow and Beijing are demonstrating their cooperation to jointly protect their interests against foreign provocateurs. | Russian and Chinese naval ships for the first time in history passed through the Tsuga…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). "From the first hours to the last minutes of the Second Karabakh War, Turkey was with Azerbaijan" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Verbatim excerpts from today's Azertag. Try showing them to someone not acquainted with the South Caucasus and see if they can identify the century — or millennium — they were made in. Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey made joint statements to the press Ilham Aliyev: From the first hours to the last minutes of the …

sputniknews (2021-10-27). Hindu Activists Vandalise Mosque as Protests in Northeastern India Turn Violent – Video. sputniknews.com For the past week, communal incidents have been reported in the northeastern Indian state of Tripura, bordering Bangladesh. On 13 October, communal violence erupted across several districts in Bangladesh where at least 10 Hindus have been killed, and around 1,000 have sustained injuries.

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Mysterious Loitering Missile Linked To Iran Spotted Again In Yemen (Photos). southfront.org A 358 missile that was found by Iraqi security forces in Saladin on October 21. | On October 24, the Yemeni The source who provided the news outlet with the photos claimed that the pro-Saudi wing of the Yemeni military found the missile wreckage in the district…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Iran's Gas Station Network Allegedly Targeted By "Widespread" Cyberattack From Abroad. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 26th, experts successfully contained the disruption in gas stations across Iran, the secretary of Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace said. | Why did this official make the statement? Because allegedly, a "widespread" cyberattack from abroad allegedly targeted gas stations across the Islamic Republic. | Abolhassan Firouzabadi made the statement on TV, hours after a nationwide disruption at gas stations halted subsidized fuel access for millions of Iran…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Massacre In Iraq: 14 Killed By ISIS Terrorists In New Diyala Attack. southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on October 26, around 30 people were killed or wounded in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala in an attack that was attributed to ISIS. | The terrorist attack took place in the town of al-Rashad, which is located near the city of al-Miqdadiyah in the heart of Diyala. A security source from the province shared the details of the unusual attack with the Shafaq News outlet."ISIS members kidnapped three civilians from the al-Hawasha -now known as al-Rashad area- and demanded a ransom for their…

WSWS (2021-10-27). Right-wing LDP expected to maintain majority in upcoming Japanese election. wsws.org The likely victory of the Liberal Democratic Party is not an endorsement of their policies but stems from the political bankruptcy of the "progressive" bloc in Japan.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). Washington Tries To Sabotage Economic Cooperation Between China And Pakistan. southfront.org Illustrative ImagePakistani authorities reveal US' attempts to harm economic alliance between Beijing and Islamabad. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | In the contemporary world, cooperating economically with China is something practically inevitable for most countries, especially for emerging powers such as Pakistan. Sharing geographic proximity and common regional enemies, Pakistan and China have strengthened bilateral ties in recent years, building a solid economic alliance and integrating Islamabad into BRI's business route. However,…

WSWS (2021-10-27). Workers in Australia and an educator in Sri Lanka respond to WSWS webinar on "how to end the pandemic" wsws.org "An eradication policy would be difficult, but we are already in difficult times. The webinar showed that it would be possible, viable and beneficial"

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Military Situation In Syria On October 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 27, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 9 times: 5 — in Idlib province, 5 — in Latakia province, 5 — in Aleppo province | On October 27, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Balshon village | On October 27, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Barah village | On October 27, clashes between Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Jundallah continued in t…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Russian Airstrikes Level Headquarters Of Turkish-Backed Militants In Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 27, Russian warplanes carried out seven airstrikes on a headquarters of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) located near the town of Kah in the northern Idlib countryside, which is a part of the Greater Idlib region. | The headquarters, which used to host militants from the SNA's 23rd Division, was completely destroyed as a result of the airstrikes. Casualties were reported. | ÿ¨ÿߟÜÿ® ŸÖŸÜ ÿߟÑÿ…

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). China's representation at UN certainly covers Taiwan region: spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday reiterated that Taiwan, as a part of China, is certainly covered by China's representation at the United Nations (UN).

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). U.S. efforts for emboldening 'Taiwan independence' forces doomed to failure: Chinese embassy. ecns.cn The U.S. efforts for emboldening and supporting "Taiwan independence" forces will be futile and doomed to failure as did Washington's attempt to create "one China, one Taiwan" or "two Chinas" in the United Nations 50 years ago.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Future of Taiwan lies in China's complete reunification: spokesperson. ecns.cn

WSWS (2021-10-27). US provocatively calls for "robust" Taiwanese participation in UN. wsws.org Washington is seeking to overturn the UN resolution passed 50 years ago that recognised the Peoples Republic of China as the only legal representative of China in the United Nations.

sputniknews (2021-10-27). China Urges US to Respect Commitments on Taiwan in Response to Blinken's UN Statements. sputniknews.com BEIJING (Sputnik) – The Chinese Embassy in the United States has called on Washington to comply with the "One China" principle and adhere to its commitments regarding Taiwan.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Kremlin mildly vexed by good, special friend Turkey supplying Ukraine combat drones for war of extermination in Donbass. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com TASSOctober 27, 2021 Turkish strike drone deliveries to Ukraine may destabilize Donbass situation — Kremlin ==== The Kremlin's resident Turkologist Dmitry Peskov in July: "Indeed, Turkey is a NATO nation but, concurrently, our relations with Turkey are an example showing that partner relations can and must be built even with NATO countries, in the person …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). U.S., Turkish officials discuss role as NATO allies, strategic partners "in face of global and regional threats" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In phone call, Turkish, US presidential aides discuss ties, regional matters During the talks, the two sides stressed the strategic importance of Turkish-US relations…The two sides agreed that as two NATO allies, Turkey and the US should act in cooperation and solidarity in the face of global and regional threats…. In a Wednesday phone call, …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Houthis Capture Key Ma'rib District, Enter Another After Agreement With Local Tribes. southfront.org Screen grab from combat footage released by the Houthis. | The Houthis (Ansar Allah) and their allies had captured the district al-Jubah and entered the district of Jabal Murad in the central Yemeni province of Ma'rib, the al-Masirah TV reported on October 27. | Houthi fighters imposed control of the last positions of Saudi-backed forces in al-Jubah in southern Ma'rib, on October 26. | ŸÖŸÜ ÿߟџÖÿ¨ŸÖÿπ ÿߟÑÿ≠&Y…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Military Situation In Yemen On October 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 155 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 16 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Hayran district | On October 27, Ansar Allah attacked southern…

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2021-10-27: News Headlines

Fight Back (2021-10-27). South Florida protesters unite to free Alex Saab. fightbacknews.org Miami, FL – On October 24, 30 protesters rallied against the illegal U.S. extradition of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. The U.S. Hands Off Cuba and Venezuela South Florida Coalition hosted the event at the Torch of Friendship Park in front of a Simón Bolivar statue. Other groups in attendance included the Bolivarian Circle, POWIR and the Committee to Stop FBI Repression. | Alex Saab was arrested in Cabo Verde in June 2020 while in route to Iran for a trade deal that would help Venezuela amidst the historic U.S. blockade. Venezuela has struggled to provide its people with food and other basic necessities because o…

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Chinese FM elaborates on China's policy towards Afghanistan. ecns.cn Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday briefed the media on his contact with the delegation of the Afghan Taliban's interim government before he left the Qatari capital of Doha.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkish parliament extends authorization for wars in Iraq and Syria. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkish parliament extends troop deployment in Iraq, Syria Since 1950, the Turkish parliament has granted permission 76 times to deploy troops abroad. The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) has served in several countries including Korea, Cyprus, Palestine, Somalia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Azerbaijan. Turkish parliament on Tuesday passed a bill to extend …

Staff (2021-10-27). Headlines for October 27, 2021. democracynow.org U.N.'s Guterres Warns World on Track for Climate Catastrophe, Even with Gov't Pledges Ahead of COP26, Brazilian Senators Back Report Accusing Bolsonaro of Crimes Against Humanity for Pandemic Response, Deborah Birx Says 130,000 Lives Could Have Been Saved, But Trump Admin "Distracted" by Election, FDA Panel Recommends Pfizer Vaccine for Children Aged 5-11; Moderna to Sell 110M Vaccines to African Countries, Afghanistan Heading Toward Collapse as Half the Country Faces Acute Food Insecurity, Four People, Including 3 Children, Drown Off Greek Coast, Dozens Arrested as Protesters in Ecuador Condemn Fuel Price Hike,…

MK Bhadrakumar (2021-10-27). China on verge of recognizing the Taliban. asiatimes.com All indications are that the states neighboring Afghanistan are preparing to accord recognition to the Taliban government. The meeting of regional states and Taliban officials in the so-called Moscow Format on October 20 signaled that the Taliban government is a compelling reality and constructive engagement is needed. A week is a long time in politics. …

Anonymous103 (2021-10-27). The Pendulum Gradually Swings Towards International Engagement With The Taliban. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Written by The Taliban and Pakistan, both viewed warily by the West and others in the international community, appear to be benefitting from mounting concerns about the humanitarian and security situation in Afghanistan. | The European Union, in a move that could put the United States in an awkward position, is close to

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Fully Armed US MQ-9 Reaper Drones Spotted Over Syria's Greater Idlib (Photos, Video). southfront.org A fully armed MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle taxis down the runway at an air base in Afghanistan on its way to another wartime mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson) | US combat drone continue to operate over the northwestern Syrian region of Greater Idlib where several terrorist group are present and active. | At least two General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper drones were spotted flying over the region, fully-armed on several occasions between October 25 and 27. | The drones, all of the MQ-9 Extended Range (…

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Turkey, Azerbaijan to unite Turkic world with corridor through Armenia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey, Azerbaijan seek to unite Turkic world with trade corridor through Armenia Azerbaijan and Turkey plan to unite the Turkic world by re-opening a trade corridor connecting Azerbaijan to its Nakhchivan enclave through Armenia, Azeri President ƒ∞lham Aliyev said. "Both Turkey and Azerbaijan will take necessary steps for realisation of the Zangezur Corridor," Aliyev said …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). "From the first hours to the last minutes of the Second Karabakh War, Turkey was with Azerbaijan" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Verbatim excerpts from today's Azertag. Try showing them to someone not acquainted with the South Caucasus and see if they can identify the century — or millennium — they were made in. Presidents of Azerbaijan and Turkey made joint statements to the press Ilham Aliyev: From the first hours to the last minutes of the …

sputniknews (2021-10-27). Hindu Activists Vandalise Mosque as Protests in Northeastern India Turn Violent – Video. sputniknews.com For the past week, communal incidents have been reported in the northeastern Indian state of Tripura, bordering Bangladesh. On 13 October, communal violence erupted across several districts in Bangladesh where at least 10 Hindus have been killed, and around 1,000 have sustained injuries.

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Iran's Gas Station Network Allegedly Targeted By "Widespread" Cyberattack From Abroad. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 26th, experts successfully contained the disruption in gas stations across Iran, the secretary of Iran's Supreme Council of Cyberspace said. | Why did this official make the statement? Because allegedly, a "widespread" cyberattack from abroad allegedly targeted gas stations across the Islamic Republic. | Abolhassan Firouzabadi made the statement on TV, hours after a nationwide disruption at gas stations halted subsidized fuel access for millions of Iran…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Mysterious Loitering Missile Linked To Iran Spotted Again In Yemen (Photos). southfront.org A 358 missile that was found by Iraqi security forces in Saladin on October 21. | On October 24, the Yemeni The source who provided the news outlet with the photos claimed that the pro-Saudi wing of the Yemeni military found the missile wreckage in the district…

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Massacre In Iraq: 14 Killed By ISIS Terrorists In New Diyala Attack. southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on October 26, around 30 people were killed or wounded in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala in an attack that was attributed to ISIS. | The terrorist attack took place in the town of al-Rashad, which is located near the city of al-Miqdadiyah in the heart of Diyala. A security source from the province shared the details of the unusual attack with the Shafaq News outlet."ISIS members kidnapped three civilians from the al-Hawasha -now known as al-Rashad area- and demanded a ransom for their…

WSWS (2021-10-27). Right-wing LDP expected to maintain majority in upcoming Japanese election. wsws.org The likely victory of the Liberal Democratic Party is not an endorsement of their policies but stems from the political bankruptcy of the "progressive" bloc in Japan.

WSWS (2021-10-27). Workers in Australia and an educator in Sri Lanka respond to WSWS webinar on "how to end the pandemic" wsws.org "An eradication policy would be difficult, but we are already in difficult times. The webinar showed that it would be possible, viable and beneficial"

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Russian Airstrikes Level Headquarters Of Turkish-Backed Militants In Greater Idlib (Videos, Photos). southfront.org File image. | On October 27, Russian warplanes carried out seven airstrikes on a headquarters of the Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) located near the town of Kah in the northern Idlib countryside, which is a part of the Greater Idlib region. | The headquarters, which used to host militants from the SNA's 23rd Division, was completely destroyed as a result of the airstrikes. Casualties were reported. | ÿ¨ÿߟÜÿ® ŸÖŸÜ ÿߟÑÿ…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Military Situation In Syria On October 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | On October 27, Russia reported that Idlib militants violated the ceasefire regime in Greater Idlib 9 times: 5 — in Idlib province, 5 — in Latakia province, 5 — in Aleppo province | On October 27, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Balshon village | On October 27, Russian warplanes attacked positions of Turkish-backed forces in Barah village | On October 27, clashes between Hayat Tahrir al-Sham and Jundallah continued in t…

WSWS (2021-10-27). US provocatively calls for "robust" Taiwanese participation in UN. wsws.org Washington is seeking to overturn the UN resolution passed 50 years ago that recognised the Peoples Republic of China as the only legal representative of China in the United Nations.

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). China's representation at UN certainly covers Taiwan region: spokesperson. ecns.cn A Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday reiterated that Taiwan, as a part of China, is certainly covered by China's representation at the United Nations (UN).

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). Future of Taiwan lies in China's complete reunification: spokesperson. ecns.cn

ecns.cn (2021-10-27). U.S. efforts for emboldening 'Taiwan independence' forces doomed to failure: Chinese embassy. ecns.cn The U.S. efforts for emboldening and supporting "Taiwan independence" forces will be futile and doomed to failure as did Washington's attempt to create "one China, one Taiwan" or "two Chinas" in the United Nations 50 years ago.

sputniknews (2021-10-27). China Urges US to Respect Commitments on Taiwan in Response to Blinken's UN Statements. sputniknews.com BEIJING (Sputnik) – The Chinese Embassy in the United States has called on Washington to comply with the "One China" principle and adhere to its commitments regarding Taiwan.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). U.S., Turkish officials discuss role as NATO allies, strategic partners "in face of global and regional threats" antibellum679354512.wordpress.com In phone call, Turkish, US presidential aides discuss ties, regional matters During the talks, the two sides stressed the strategic importance of Turkish-US relations…The two sides agreed that as two NATO allies, Turkey and the US should act in cooperation and solidarity in the face of global and regional threats…. In a Wednesday phone call, …

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-27). Kremlin mildly vexed by good, special friend Turkey supplying Ukraine combat drones for war of extermination in Donbass. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com TASSOctober 27, 2021 Turkish strike drone deliveries to Ukraine may destabilize Donbass situation — Kremlin ==== The Kremlin's resident Turkologist Dmitry Peskov in July: "Indeed, Turkey is a NATO nation but, concurrently, our relations with Turkey are an example showing that partner relations can and must be built even with NATO countries, in the person …

Anonymous669 (2021-10-27). Houthis Capture Key Ma'rib District, Enter Another After Agreement With Local Tribes. southfront.org Screen grab from combat footage released by the Houthis. | The Houthis (Ansar Allah) and their allies had captured the district al-Jubah and entered the district of Jabal Murad in the central Yemeni province of Ma'rib, the al-Masirah TV reported on October 27. | Houthi fighters imposed control of the last positions of Saudi-backed forces in al-Jubah in southern Ma'rib, on October 26. | ŸÖŸÜ ÿߟџÖÿ¨ŸÖÿπ ÿߟÑÿ≠&Y…

Anonymous007 (2021-10-27). Military Situation In Yemen On October 27, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 155 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 16 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 26, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Hayran district | On October 27, Ansar Allah attacked southern…

sputniknews (2021-10-26). Israel's Strike Plans for Iran Could Take More Than a Year to be Fully Ready, Paper Claims. sputniknews.com As rumors continue to swirl in Israeli media about the repercussions of a new budget addition to prepare for a possible strike against Iran's nuclear facilities, an Israeli paper has claimed knowledge that it could take more than a year to fully craft such a plan.

Sonja Van den Ende (2021-10-26). Deep State Emissary: What Fresh Mayhem Does Nuland's Beirut Visit Portend? covertactionmagazine.com Lebanon's crisis has been precipitated in large part by the U.S., Saudi Arabia, and Israel and cannot be solved until …

Newsclick (2021-10-26). Mapping Faultlines: Lebanon's crisis threatens to reopen old wounds. peoplesdispatch.org NewsClick's Prabir Purkayastha talks about the continuing crisis in Lebanon in the context of the shooting of protesters in Beirut. He explains the legacy of the civil war…

Jason Ditz (2021-10-26). 16 Killed As Taliban Attacks ISIS Homes in Herat. news.antiwar.com Expectation of a fight between the Taliban and ISIS are coming to pass, as Monday saw fighting in the western city of Herat, where Taliban forces raided homes which ISIS was accused of using for kidnapping. | A tribal elder said that "almost eight houses" were damaged din the fighting. It's not clear how many homes were raided in the course of th…

Ruchira Talukdar (2021-10-26). India: Indigenous peoples demand 'water, forests, land' before coal. greenleft.org.au Indigenous peoples from 30 villages in Hasdeo Aranya, the densely-forested region of central India, walked 300 kilometres in early October, to demand the protection of their water, forests and land against coalmining, reports Ruchira Talukdar.

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). Saudi Arabia-Iran Rapprochement Might Change Face Of The Middle East. southfront.org Illustrative ImageTalks have been advancing, however some tensions still remain. | Written by Uriel Araujo, researcher with a focus on international and ethnic conflicts. | On October 20 prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud, Saudi Foreigner Minister met in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) with Washington's Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley to discuss the issue of nuclear talks with Iran. Joint actions to stop Iranian support for groups supposedly threatening regional security was also discussed. Prince Faisal warned of the "dangerous acceleration" of Iranian nuclear activities last week. Iran's foreign ministry spokesman, Sa…

Anonymous767 (2021-10-26). A Refugee From Iraq, Beaten By Polish Security Forces, Lost Her Child. southfront.org A screenshot from the video | On October 25, a Belarusian border patrol found a group of refugees on the line of the Polish-Belarusian border who asked for help. Among them was a woman in serious condition. | Earlier the family of this women entered the territory of Poland through the Polish-Belarusian border. At the moment when the refugees were detained by Polish security forces, they were deep inside Polish territory. | They turned to the authorities and requested refugee status. | Instead of considering the petiti…

Jonathan Cook (2021-10-26). Over 500 scholars launch fightback against Israel lobby. dissidentvoice.org Hundreds of international scholars have begun a fightback against pro-Israel lobbyists who have been scoring increasingly high-profile victories on UK campuses as they seek to curb academic freedoms under the guise of stamping out antisemitism. Glasgow university officials have found themselves in the eye of a storm this week, accused of "capitulating" in two separate …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-26). U.S. Warns China And Russia For Passing Warships Through Straits That "Should Be" Japanese Territory. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The U.S. Navy secretary issued a warning to China and Russia over "bullying other nations" after they sent warships through two maritime straits to the north and south of Japan. | "The relationship between China and Russia perhaps recently has evolved in ways where they're trying to intimidate other nations with their actions that don't abide by a rules based international order," Carlos Del Toro told reporters in a phone briefing in Tokyo. | Late on October 25th, 10 Chinese and Russian…

sputniknews (2021-10-26). US Judge Sets Deadline For Prince Andrew's Testimony in Sex Abuse Case. sputniknews.com The second son of Queen Elizabeth II has been accused by an American woman, Virginia Giuffre, who claims that the royal slept with her at least three times, including when she was an underage girl. The royal has vehemently denied the accusations.

Rick Rozoff (2021-10-26). Turkey, South Korea sign deal for nuclear-proof main battle tank. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Turkey, South Korea sign deal for Turkish Altay tank Turkey and South Korea have signed a letter of intent by which two Korean companies will supply engines and transmission mechanisms for the Altay, Turkey's indigenous tank in the making. The deal, penned Oct. 22, came at a meeting of Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and …

Anonymous007 (2021-10-26). A Day Of Escalation In Greater Idlib Ends With Al-Shishani Promising To Leave. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | An escalation is taking place in Greater Idlib, but it is not the expected one. | The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is still expected to begin its ground operation, but the recent violence is a result of Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) attacking another militant group in the region. | Heavy clashes took place throughout October 25th, and were brought to an end. | HTS, the de-facto ruler of Greater Idlib turned against the Junud al-Sham group led by infamous Chechen leader Muslim Abu Walid al-Shi…

Anonymous103 (2021-10-26). Turkish Military Convoys Pave Way For Forthcoming Military Operation In Syria (Video). southfront.org

Anonymous007 (2021-10-26). Military Situation In Yemen On October 26, 2021 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see full-size image | The Liaison and Coordination Officers' Operations Room (loyal to Ansar Allah) reported 178 ceasefire violations in al-Hudaydah during the past 24 hours | On October 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 14 airstrikes on the Jubah district | On October 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 2 airstrikes on the Sarwah district | On October 25, Saudi-led coalition warplanes conducted 5 airstrikes on the Khab and Shaaf district | On October 26, Ansar Allah captured…

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