Daily Archives: May 25, 2022

2022-05-25: News Headlines

____ (2022-05-25). Turkey denounces Greece as tensions mount in NATO over war with Russia. wsws.org As NATO escalates its war on Russia and Turkey, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounced the increasingly close ties between Athens and Washington.

Binoy Kampmark (2022-05-25). Biden in Tokyo: Killing Strategic Ambiguity. dissidentvoice.org Could it have been just another case of bumbling poor judgment, the mind softened as the mouth opened? A question was put to US President Joe Biden, visiting Tokyo and standing beside Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida: "You didn't want to get involved in the Ukraine conflict militarily for obvious reasons. Are you willing to …

____ (2022-05-25). Quad summit in Tokyo ramps up confrontation with China. wsws.org On every front, the government heads from the US, Japan, India and Australia endorsed aggressive measures to encircle, isolate and provoke Beijing.

Canadian Tire Fire (2022-05-25). Canadian Tire Fire #37: Nakba Day Roundup, Actions Against Coastal GasLink Pipeline, Tearing Down Fences and More. itsgoingdown.org photo: @NSNPeel Saddle Lake Cree Nation announced this week that it is investigating the deaths of over 200 residential school children who never returned home. Research is being led by the Acimowin Opaspiw Society, a group formed to investigate potential burial sites tied to the Blue Quills Indian Residential School. Research has consisted of combing…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-25). US Concerned at Turkish Plans For New Offensive in North Syria. news.antiwar.com The US State Department has raised The area of northern Syria being targeted includes a lot of Kurdish territory. The Turkish government is constantly at odds with the local YPG, and the US statement acknowledged "Turkey's legitimate security concerns." | The YPG had been US allies in the fight ag…

Dave DeCamp (2022-05-25). Biden Made Final Decision to Keep IRGC on Terrorist Blacklist. news.antiwar.com President Biden has made a final decision to keep Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) designated as a "foreign terrorist organization," Politico reported Tuesday, citing an unnamed Western official. The decision means a revival of the Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, is unlikely. The terrorist blacklist is a sweeping designation that means any …

Jason Ditz (2022-05-25). Iraq's Stalemate Risks New Intra-Shi'ite Clashes. news.antiwar.com An October 10 election didn't leave any obvious path to a majority government in Iraq, but the delays and stalemates that have resulted are starting to The Sadrist Trend won the plurality in October, for whatever good it does them. They've got allies among Sunni Arabs and Kurds as a path for trying to form a coalition, but that's been resisted by a rival Shi'ite group, the State of Law, effectively blocking the Sadrist coalition and trying to force a unit…

Jason Ditz (2022-05-25). Five Turkish Soldiers Killed in Fighting With PKK in Northern Iraq. news.antiwar.com This brings the overall number of Turkish soldiers killed in the latest Iraq offensive to 17. Turkey has claimed "dozens" of PKK were also killed, but exact figures are impossible to verify. | This offensive is just the latest of several Turkish offensives…

Susan Price (2022-05-25). West Papua: Protests reject Indonesia's 'divide and rule' strategy. greenleft.org.au West Papuans continue to protest the creation of new provinces, for a referendum on self-determination and against Indonesia's plan to grant "special autonomy" status to territory, reports Susan Price.

Miko Peled (2022-05-25). The assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh: Who gave the order? greenleft.org.au Israel's announcement that it will not pursue an investigation into the killing of famed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was not surprising, writes Miko Peled.

Bejoy Sebastian (2022-05-25). What makes India's participation in the Quad intrinsically unique? moderndiplomacy.eu In this essay, I try to shed light on the geopolitical imperatives that make India's involvement in the Quad intrinsically unique and distinct from the other members. The prime ministers of India, Japan, Australia and the President of the United States met in Tokyo, for the second in-person Quad summit on 24 May 2022, coming …

Staff (2022-05-25). Iran FM to attend Davos summit 2022. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Wednesday left Tehran for Swiss to take part in the Davos summit.

Staff (2022-05-25). Iran, Turkey discuss expansion of ties, multilateral coop. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mahdi Safari met with Turkey's deputy foreign minister Faruk Kaymakcƒ± and discussed expanding the two countries' bilateral ties.

____ (2022-05-25). Ghalibaf reinstated as Iranian Parliament Speaker. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Members of Iranian parliament with the majority of votes reelected Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf as speaker of Iran's legislative body for the third consecutive year.

____ (2022-05-25). US seizes Iranian crude from Russian tanker: report. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Russian oil tanker took a new turn on Wednesday as the US Department of Justice seized the oil aboard the vessel and according to reports is in the process of transferring the oil to the United States on a chartered tanker.

Staff (2022-05-25). Zionists react to US decision on keeping IRGC on blacklist. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — The Prime Minister of the Zionist regime of Israel Naftali Bennett reacted to the US decision on not to remove IRGC from the blacklist.

____ (2022-05-25). 'Astana' meeting on Syria to be held in June. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Next round of Astana meetings on Syria will be held in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan in June 2022.

Staff (2022-05-25). Iraq detains 13 ISIL forces across country. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Issuing a statement, Iraq's interior ministry announced that 13 dangerous members of the ISIL terrorist group were detained in three provinces of the country.

Staff (2022-05-25). Mutual trust greatest Iranian-Omani capital: Raeisi. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — In an interview with the Omani National TV, the Iranian President stressed that the greatest Iranian-Omani capital is mutual trust and called on regional and international cooperation between the two countries.

Staff (2022-05-25). Iran to leverage capacities to pursue martyr Khodaei's case. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that Iran will leverage its whole capacities to pursue the assassination case of Hassan Sayyad Khodaei.

____ (2022-05-25). Front pages of Iran's English dailies on May 25. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Here are the front pages of Iran's English language dailies on Wednesday, May 25.

____ (2022-05-25). Headlines of Iran's Persian dailies on May 25. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — Mehr News agency takes a look at headlines of Iran's Persian-language dailies on Wednesday, May 25.

Staff (2022-05-25). 81 Palestinians brutally martyred, injured by Zionists in WB. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, May 25 (MNA) — News sources on early Wednesday reported that a 16-year-old Palestinian was shot dead and dozens of others by the Israeli regime's troops in West Bank.

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