2024-02-08: News Headlines

Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies (2024-02-08). US Chooses Genocide Over Diplomacy in the Middle East. dissidentvoice.org Israeli airstrike on an apartment building in Rafah, the last refuge in southern Gaza. Photo credit: MENAFN On February 7, 2024, a U.S. drone strike assassinated an Iraqi militia leader, Abu Baqir al-Saadi, in the heart of Baghdad. This was a further U.S. escalation in a major new front in the U.S.-Israeli war on the …

Global Research News (2024-02-08). Selected Articles: A “False Flag” Operation to Justify the Israel-U.S. Genocide Against the People of Palestine. globalresearch.ca By Although South Africa’s legal initiative was directed agains…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-08). Vetoing Justice in Gaza: The Collapse of the UN Security Council. libya360.wordpress.com Mohamad Hasan Sweidan The rise in civilian deaths and global conflict shatters all illusions that the UN has any ability to maintain the peace. A US veto at the UNSC to protect genocide in Gaza is the very last straw. Article 1 of the founding charter of the UN boldly proclaims the organization’s primary aim: To maintain international…

Dalal Yassine (2024-02-08). Biden's UNRWA aid suspension is an attack on women. electronicintifada.net The damage of White House actions and inaction over Gaza to America’s reputation and Palestinian lives will be permanent.

Staff (2024-02-08). Ex-UNRWA Official: Funding Cuts Make Donor Countries Complicit in Starvation of Gaza. democracynow.org As Israel’s assault on Gaza has displaced the majority of Palestinians in Gaza, more than half are sheltering in facilities run by UNRWA, the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees. Despite being the largest humanitarian agency in Gaza, UNRWA says it may run out of funds by the end of the month, after at least 18 states or institutions, including many of the agency’s biggest funders, announced they were suspending their donations in January. The cuts came after the Israeli government accused several UNRWA employees of participating in the Hamas attack on October 7. Israel made the allegations in a docum…

Gideon Polya (2024-02-08). Western Media and Politician Complicity in US-Israeli Massacre of Palestinian Children. dissidentvoice.org The 2023-2024 Gaza Massacre has continued now for nearly 4 months while the World looks on. The Zionist-subverted and US lackey Australian Labor Government has fervently assisted Apartheid Israel diplomatically, with key arms supplies, intelligence, weapons targeting and now with cessation of support for UNRWA — racist Labor is complicit in the US-Israeli massacre of …

Caitlin Johnstone (2024-02-08). The US Keeps Bombing People While Saying It Doesn’t Want To Fight. caitlinjohnstone.com.au One of the weirdest things happening in the world today is the way US officials keep insisting that they are not at war with the groups they’re dropping bombs on in the middle east, and that they do not seek conflict with the people they are attacking. | Shortly after another

Staff (2024-02-08). Headlines for February 8, 2024. democracynow.org Truce Talks Continue in Egypt, Humanitarian Catastrophe Continues in Gaza as Netanyahu Rejects Ceasefire Proposal, 6-Year-Old Gazan Girl and 2 Rescue Workers Remain Missing 10 Days After Last Signs of Life, Palestinian American Woman Samaher Esmail Missing After Being Taken by IDF, U.S. Strike in Iraq Kills Senior Figure of Kata’ib Hezbollah, Hundreds Protest Biden in NYC, Arms and Military Sites in Chicago and California, Senate Delays Border Measure After GOP U-Turn; Schumer Calls for Vote on Israel, Ukraine Funding, Biden Officials Meet with Arab American Leaders in Michigan as Group Urges Voters to Reje…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-08). Netanyahu’s War on Truth. libya360.wordpress.com Jeremy Scahill Israeli soldiers detain blindfolded Palestinian men in a military truck in the southern Gaza Strip on Nov. 19, 2023. Photo: Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images Two weeks before Hamas commandos led a series of raids into Israel on October 7, Benjamin Netanyahu stood before an empty chamberOpens in a new tab at the United Nations headquarters…

Edward Hunt (2024-02-08). U.S. Officials Acknowledge Moral Issues at Stake in Gaza. fpif.org

Hans Stehling (2024-02-08). To End War, Israel Must Pay Reparations to 600,000 Palestinian Refugees, Victims of Naqba 1948. globalresearch.ca

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-08). The U.S. Failed ‘Shock and Awe’ Aggression in Iraq and Syria — with Seyed Mohammad Marandi. libya360.wordpress.com Vanessa Beeley From Tehran — Seyed Mohammad Marandi discusses the imminent decline of U.S. allied hegemony and the global humiliation of Israel The Syrian Ministry of Defence issued the following statement (translated from Arabic) on the U.S. attacks carried out at dawn on the 3rd February: Today at dawn, the American occupation forces launched a…

PACBI (2024-02-08). West Asian Football Federation Calls on FIFA to Ban Genocidal Apartheid Israel From Football. bdsmovement.net

infobrics (2024-02-08). Russia Plays Leading Role in BRICS – South African Sherpa. infobrics.org Moscow is one of the key pillars of the economic bloc, Anil Sooklal has said…

Al Mayadeen (2024-02-08). Media Propaganda: Accusations Directed against Yemen’s Alleged Intent to Destroy Marine Internet Cables. globalresearch.ca

infobrics (2024-02-08). Booster for the Global South. infobrics.org China and the League of Arab States are working together amid intensifying major-country competition…

infobrics (2024-02-08). Russia can help India overcome its LNG overreliance on Qatar. infobrics.org India’s transition to gas gives Russia an opportunity to increase LNG exports.

infobrics (2024-02-08). Russia the Driver Behind China’s Aluminium Import Boom. infobrics.org Russia and China are becoming increasingly dependent on each other in the aluminium market…

infobrics (2024-02-08). Pentagon spreads anti-Russian fear trying to resume support for Kiev. infobrics.org According to a US defense spokesperson, war with Russia is “possible” if Washington stops supporting Ukraine.

infobrics (2024-02-08). Political West wants to sanction Tucker Carlson over Putin interview. infobrics.org One EU official who wished to remain anonymous told Newsweek that any sanctions would require evidence that Carlson is “linked to Moscow’s aggression”, something that “is absent or hard to prove”. What this means is that the sanctions would be illegal. However, the political West never had any issues circumventing its own laws for political reasons. After all, this is the centerpiece of the vaunted “rules-based world order”.

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-08). Dr. Tess Lawrie: Governments not decisively rejecting WHO’s power grab suggests they are no longer in charge. expose-news.com Senator Sharon Keogan and a growing group of Irish citizens concerned about WHO’s power grab, hosted an event at the Irish parliament on Tuesday, 6 February 2024. Dr. Tess Lawrie, Swiss constitutional …

Staff (2024-02-08). “Io Capitano”: Oscar-Nominated Film Dramatizes Perilous Migrant Journey from West Africa to Europe. democracynow.org The new Oscar-nominated film Io Capitano follows young Senegalese migrants on their journey from West Africa to Europe. “We wanted to … give visual form to a part of the journey that we don’t see,” says director Matteo Garrone. We are also joined by Mamadou Kouassi, whose journey from the Ivory Coast to Italy inspired the movie. Nearly 200,000 migrants traveled to Europe via the Mediterranean Sea last year. Thousands have died or gone missing during the perilous journey. “We wanted to try to humanize this number,” says Garrone. For migrants like Kouassi, who face increasingly xenop…

F. William Engdahl (2024-02-08). “The Great Reset” Is Here: Follow the Money. “Insane Lockdown” of the Global Economy, “The Green Agenda” globalresearch.ca The top-down reorganization of the world economy by a technocratic cabal led by the group around the Davos World Economic Forum— the so-called Great Reset or UN Agenda 2030— is no future proposal. It is well into actualization as the world remains in insane lockdown for a virus…

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2024-02-08). The US and UK Send Ukrainian Special Forces to Sudan. libya360.wordpress.com United World International Information has appeared in the African media that the United States and the United Kingdom have been transferring special forces of the Ukrainian Main Intelligence Directorate to Sudan for several months for the war against the Rapid Support Forces. The United States is concerned about the civil war in Sudan and, against the…

Dean Baker (2024-02-08). Really Big Numbers and the Ukraine Funding Request. cepr.net The Biden administration has run into a brick wall, or at least MAGA lunacy, in its $60 billion funding request for Ukraine. A big part of its problem is that many people are debating this funding with the idea that it requires pulling away money from other important programs or that it will be a …

Patricia Harrity (2024-02-08). Astonishing Predictions from Dr. Richard Day, 1969 — Part 3 — They Planned to Announce — ‘The New World Order Was Now the System For The World’. expose-news.com “We All Owe This New World Order our Allegiance” Astonishing predictions Part 3, is a little different to parts 1 and 2 as researcher Randy Engel interviews Dr Lawrence Dunegan and they …

Dr. Mike Yeadon (2024-02-08). Video: “Planet Lockdown”. A Final Warning to Humanity from Former Pfizer Chief Scientist Michael Yeadon. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2024-02-08). The Military Routinely Disperses Aluminum-Coated Fiberglass into the Air. globalresearch.ca

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-08). Climate Related News: Electric vehicles prove bad for business. expose-news.com While the World Economic Forum fabricates its Global Risk Report, an amateur futurist comes up with his own more realistic list. Wind turbines are not a “green renewable” energy source and electric …

Colonel Ann Wright (2024-02-08). For God’s Sake Joe, What the Hell Are You Doing? globalresearch.ca

Steven Sahiounie (2024-02-08). Biden Needs a Miraculous “Hail Mary” Pass to Win the 2024 Elections. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2024-02-08). Henry Kissinger and Bill Gates: The “Secret Agenda” of the So-called Elite and the COVID mRNA Vaccine. “Reducing World Population”? globalresearch.ca Note to readers: please click the share buttons above or below. Forward this article to your email lists. Crosspost on your blog site, internet forums. etc. | *** | Important and timely article, first published on April 10, 2020. The late Henry …

Prof Rodrigue Tremblay (2024-02-08). Why Western Economies Are at Risk of Entering a Period of Slower Growth and Impoverishment in the Coming Years. globalresearch.ca

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-08). Pfizer’s Pfrankenstein Proteins were injected into billions of people. expose-news.com Pfizer’s mRNA covid-19 injections instruct cells to produce additional “off-target” proteins that could pose significant health risks. The finding was revealed by a team of UK researchers, who found a “glitch” occurred …

Julian Rose (2024-02-08). What Holds Mankind Back from Confronting the Forces Determined to Destroy It? globalresearch.ca

Patricia Harrity (2024-02-08). The United Nations Is Stealing Your Future. expose-news.com You didn’t want it. You didn’t vote on it. You didn’t give input on it. You don’t dare to question it. The oracle of science as spoken. Technocrats have decided it all …

Colin Todhunter (2024-02-08). Letter from India: Stop World Health Organization’s ‘Pandemic Preparedness’ Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

Abayomi Azikiwe (2024-02-08). Bankruptcy in Second Largest British Municipality Indicative of Broader European Crisis. globalresearch.ca

Dr. William Makis (2024-02-08). Couples Who Take COVID mRNA Boosters Together Had Stroke and Cardiac Arrest. globalresearch.ca

Jonathan Turley (2024-02-08). Why Burn Books When You Can Bury Them? The White House Pressured Amazon to Target Dissenting Books. globalresearch.ca

Drago Bosnic (2024-02-08). Political West Wants to Sanction Tucker Carlson Over Putin Interview. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2024-02-08). Senegal’s “Unraveling”: President’s Delay of Election Is Latest in String of Anti-Democratic Actions. democracynow.org Senegal is in the midst of its worst political upheaval in decades after the president postponed this month’s election. More than 200 opposition politicians and protesters have been arrested, and the government has shut down some internet access, amid what the decision’s opponents are describing as a coup. “This is just the latest step in a string of human rights abuses,” says Amnesty International researcher Ousmane Diallo, who says Sall’s latest anti-democratic move is characteristic of an increasingly repressive regime. We also hear from former Prime Minister Aminata Touré, who br…

Steven Hail (2024-02-08). Using MMT to solve Argentina’s economic crisis. independentaustralia.net

Michelle Pini (2024-02-08). Why the Coalition’s integrity doesn’t stretch to a $15 tax cut. independentaustralia.net

Jenny LeComte (2024-02-08). Farewell, Wayne Kramer: Rock ‘n roll revolutionary. independentaustralia.net

Rhoda Wilson (2024-02-08). Health Related News: Wearable devices, face masks, vaccines, ivermectin and gag orders. expose-news.com In Taiwan, an infant dies after being forced to wear a face mask at daycare; American colleges that still have covid injection mandates in place; assisted suicide is out of control in …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2024-02-08). A “False Flag” Operation to Justify The Israel-U.S. Genocide against the People of Palestine. globalresearch.ca Israel’s “false flag” is a complex military-intelligence undertaking, carefully planned, in liaison with the US. “Israeli officials obtained Hamas’s battle plan for the Oct. 7 … more than a year before it happened” (NYT).

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2024-02-08). There Never Was a “New Corona Virus”, There Never Was a Pandemic. globalresearch.ca The official story is that a dangerous new coronavirus was detected in Wuhan, PRC. It had not been isolated, it’s identity had not been confirmed. And then in February, the name of the “new virus” was changed to SARS-CoV-2, a virus first detected 20 years in 2003.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). Palestine solidarity supporters call on Labor to boost funding to UNRWA. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). Freezing aid to Gaza: Israel’s war against UNRWA. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). Labor’s council demerger bill a ‘sleight of hand’. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). Australians for War Powers Reform says Labor must not support US strikes across the Middle East. greenleft.org.au

Pubudu Jayagoda, Janaka Biyanwila (2024-02-08). Sri Lanka: Building the people’s movement is a priority. greenleft.org.au The Frontline Socialist Party actively contributed to the 2022 popular uprising in Sri Lanka. Green Left’s Janaka Biyanwila interviewed Pubudu Jayagoda, who is the FSP’s educational secretary and central committee member about the party's organising work.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). We need to stop AUKUS and a possible war on China. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). Tenants, housing activists fight NSW gov’t demolition plans. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). Essential polling shows support for a democratic economy, proportional representation. greenleft.org.au

Saleh Muslim, Peter Boyle (2024-02-08). Rojava revolutionary leader warns escalation could lead to World War III. greenleft.org.au In an exclusive February 6 interview with Green Left's Peter Boyle, Saleh Muslim, the co-chair of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) the leading party in Rojava's revolution in North-East Syria, warned that the current escalation of military conflict in the Middle East could be the beginning of “the third world war”.

greenleft.org.au (2024-02-08). Peter Khalil MP targeted again for not speaking out for Palestine. greenleft.org.au

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