Daily Archives: May 10, 2022

2022-05-10: News Headlines

Anonymous349 (2022-05-10). Military Situation In Iraq On May 10, 2022 (Map Update). southfront.org Click to see the full-size image | On May 9, at least 11 houses and one car were hit in the center of Shaqlawa's Basrma district as result of 'fire by mistake' of US forces stationed in Erbil's Harir airfield | On May 9, the alliance between the New Generation and Emtidad movements called on Iraq's independent MPs to present candidates for the country's president and prime minister posts | On May 9, a delegation from the Sadrist Movement and the Sunni Sovereignty Alliance met with KDP leaders at the B…

Staff (2022-05-10). US troops fire on residential areas in northern Iraq. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — US troops stationed at al-Harir base northeast of Erbil opened fire on several civilian houses.

____ (2022-05-10). Disabled Ontario woman pursues medically assisted death after being denied access to suitable housing. wsws.org In what would be better described as a state-killing, an Ontario woman stricken with a painful debilitating illness is seeking a medically-assisted death, because she cannot find an affordable apartment that does not aggravate her condition.

____ (2022-05-10). Ferdinand Marcos Jr. wins Philippine presidential election. wsws.org The outcome of the 2022 election in the Philippines represents a victory for the most reactionary forces in the country's politics.

Shriya Singh (2022-05-10). Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns amid massive outrage. peoplesdispatch.org The PM resigned shortly after his supporters attacked anti-government protesters in Colombo, leading to over 150 injuries. Later in the day, violence broke out in many parts of the country…

Staff (2022-05-10). Army evacuates former Sri Lankan PM from besieged residence. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) — Heavily armed troops have evacuated outgoing Sri Lankan Prime Minister from his official residence in Colombo after thousands of protesters breached the main gate in the worst violence in weeks of protests over economic crisis.

____ (2022-05-10). Sri Lankan workers defy curfew, government-organised violence. wsws.org Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across Sri Lanka yesterday to express their opposition to the attack by government-organised thugs on anti-government protesters encamped in central Colombo for the past month.

_____ (2022-05-10). The Speech Delivered by Truss and the Taiwan Issue. journal-neo.org It makes sense to start telling another chronicle of the Taiwan issue with the sensational speech of the UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss at the residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London on April 27. The topic of Taiwan in this speech (undoubtedly a keynote statement with a rather obvious personal and …

____ (2022-05-09). Oppose US and Australian threats to Solomon Islands! wsws.org With the assistance of its Australian partners, the US ruling class is intent on retaining the domination over the Pacific that it established after defeating Japan in World War II.

____ (2022-05-09). Azerbaijan opening Caspian to Western energy firms led to conquest of Karabakh: expert. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Trend News AgencyMay 9, 2022 Heydar Aliyev laid foundation for making Azerbaijan one of world's most reliable oil, gas exporters — US expert Heydar Aliyev [Azerbaijani national leader] laid the foundation of making Azerbaijan one of the world's most reliable exporters of oil and gas, the US expert, CEO of Caspian Group Holdings Rob Sobhani …

____ (2022-05-09). As Sri Lankan protests grow, Ceylon Workers Congress courts India's Hindu-supremacist BJP. wsws.org BJP officials attended the CWC union's May Day meeting in Nuwara Eliya as envoys of India's Hindu-supremacist government.

Staff (2022-05-09). 3 ISIL wanted members detained in Iraqi capital. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — Iraq's General Security Directorate (GSD) announced that three ISIL wanted members were arrested in the country's capital of Baghdad.

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.

rqorinoco (2022-05-09). Overturning Roe Widely Out of Step With American Voters. orinocotribune.com by McKenzie Wilson— May 3, 2022 | 60% of voters support letting Roe v. Wade decision remain, per September poll. | WASHINGTON — Today, Data for Progress spokeswoman McKenzie Wilson issued the following statement following the leak of a drafted Supreme Court opinion that would see Roe v. Wade overturned by a forthcoming ruling on reproductive rights: | "The right to reproductive care is a fundamental human right, and the intent by this right-wing Supreme Court to overturn Roe is completely out of step with the view of the American people. A majority of voters — even Republican voters — suppo…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-05-09). Persian Gulf region plays decisive role in regional economy. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 09 (MNA) — Referring to the strategic position of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, Major General Safavi said that the adoption of the ocean-based strategy plays a decisive role in the economic prospect of the region.

_____ (2022-05-09). Politicians Continue To Fail On Climate; We Must Fight For A Livable Future. popularresistance.org The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its sixth report in three phases beginning in August, 2021 and concluding in April 2022. The first report declared that the climate crisis is unquestionably due to human activity and called the situation a 'Code Red for Humanity.' The second and third parts indicated that not enough action is being taken not just to mitigate the crisis but also to adapt to it. Clearing the FOG speaks with Professor Benjamin Horton of the Earth Observatory of Singapore about the gravity of the crisis, including that some impacts such as sea level rise are irreversible for the fo…

teleSUR, JCM (2022-05-09). Primer ministro de Sri Lanka presenta su renuncia. telesurtv.net Tras Rajapaksa, quien dimitió a pedido del presidente Gotabaya Rajapaksa, se espera que en el curso de este lunes también renuncie el resto de su gabinete.

____ (2022-05-09). Second PLA exercises near Taiwan in month. ecns.cn The People's Liberation Army organized interservice combat exercises near Taiwan between Friday and Sunday, according to the PLA Eastern Theater Command.

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