Daily Archives: May 24, 2022

2022-05-24: News Headlines

_____ (2022-05-24). US Trying to Create a "Second Front" against Russia in Syria. journal-neo.org Without even bothering to mask its Russophobic positions in the conflict in Ukraine and experiencing a failure in its actions there, Washington is strenuously seeking to unleash a "second front" against Russia in any zone sensitive to Moscow. The United States is actively trying to destabilize the situation in the Central Asian region, to worsen …

Editor2 (2022-05-24). US Troops Smuggle 70 Oil Tankers Out of Syria. orinocotribune.com US Forces Have Smuggled Hundreds Of Oil Tankers Out Of Syria Over The Past Few Months. | US occupation forces continue to loot Syrian oil from the northern Al-Jazeera region of Syria's Hasakah governorate, as a US military convoy of around 70 oil tankers reportedly made their way towards Iraq through the illegal Al-Waleed border crossing on 14 May. | According to local sources in the Al-Yarubiyah countryside, the convoy was accompanied by an additional 15 trucks carrying military equipment as well as six armored vehicles. | A day earlier, 46 US vehicles were reportedly transferred out of Syria through the same bo…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-24). Iran's President Says Slain IRGC Colonel Will Be 'Avenged'. news.antiwar.com On Monday, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Col. Hassan Sayyad Khodaei was shot five times by unidentified gunmen on motorcycles in the heart of the Iranian capital on Sunday. No one has taken responsibility for the assassination, but Israel is suspected since it has a history of carrying out targeted killings inside Iran. | Raisi blamed the killing on "the…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-24). Israeli DM: US Firm Against Removing IRGC From Terror List. news.antiwar.com Fresh off of a visit to the US to lobby officials on Iran, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz says that the That was a major issue holding up the Iran nuclear deal, and Gantz and other Israeli officials expressed hope that the US unwillingness to make a deal on that would ruin the whole process. | That position may be changing as Israeli intelligence is…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-24). Yemen Govt Upbeat on Chances of Extending Yemen Ceasefire. news.antiwar.com Since the UN raised the possibility of extending Yemen's ceasefire late last week, the Houthis have spoken favorably twice on the idea. Now, the Saudi-backed government is The two sides had a 2-month ceasefire starting in April, and going to June 2. It has been wildly successful, with no airstrikes, and increased aid shipping as the process went on. The hope is to expand shipping of aid and start a peace process. | T…

Staff (2022-05-24). White House walks back Biden's remarks after China's threat. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The White House has walked back on Biden's remarks on defending Taiwan after China's foreign ministry hit back at Biden on Monday, expressing "strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition" to his comments.

Staff (2022-05-24). Tanker arrives in Venezuela to discharge Iran's crude: Report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — A tanker carrying about 1m barrels of Iranian heavy crude arrived in recent days in Venezuelan waters for delivery to the country's largest refinery, according to a shipping report and vessel tracking data.

____ (2022-05-24). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 24. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Tuesday, May 24.

Staff (2022-05-24). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 24. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Tuesday, May 24.

Staff (2022-05-24). Yemeni army shoots down Saudi drone over Sanaa. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — A spokesman for the Yemeni Armed Forces announced that the Yemeni army had shot down a Saudi drone over the skies of Sanaa.

Staff (2022-05-24). Drone hits US base near Baghdad airport (+VIDEO). en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) — Media sources reported on Tuesday morning that a US military base near Baghdad airport, Iraq was targeted by a drone.

Staff (2022-05-24). New phase of Iran-Oman political trust begins: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi said that the trade cooperation of Iran and Oman lags behind the two sides' political relations, calling for bolstering the mutual ties in the trade fields.

Staff (2022-05-24). Azerbaijan agrees with Armenia on Zangezur corridor: Aliyev. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev said Monday that Baku agreed with Armenia on the opening of the Zangezur corridor, including the construction of both railways and highways.

Staff (2022-05-24). VIDEO: Mass funeral of Martyr Khodaei attended by Tehraners. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — The mass funeral ceremony of Martyr Colonel Hassan Sayyad Khodaei, who was assassinated by terrorists in Tehran on Sunday afternoon, was held in the presence of thousands of mourners in the Iranian capital on Tuesday morning.

Staff (2022-05-24). Countries' right to self-defense must be recognized. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Iran's permanent ambassador to the United Nations says any framework adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on the management of conventional ammunition must recognize member states' right to self-defense.

Staff (2022-05-24). Terrorist attack on western Kabul leaves several killed. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Media sources on Monday reported a terrorist attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

Staff (2022-05-24). Assassination of Martyr Khodaei shows enemies' anger at IRGC. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf said on Tuesday that the assassination of Martyr Sayyad Khodaei once again showed the depth of the Iranian nation's enemies' anger at the IRGC.

Staff (2022-05-24). Crossing Iran's red lines will have heavy consequences. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 24 (MNA) — According to officials of Iran's Interior Ministry, the Israeli regime's agents were responsible for the assassination of an IRGC colonel in Tehran which demonstrates that the Israelis have crossed a red line this time.

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