2024-04-01: News Headlines

albawaba (2024-04-01). Massive fire and blast reported at chemical factory in Bihali, India. albawaba.com

albawaba (2024-04-01). Israeli airstrikes hit Iranian ambassador residence in Damascus, killing Quds force leader. albawaba.com ALBAWABA- Syrian media reports that Israeli airstrikes targeted the residence of the Iranian ambassador near the Iranian embassy in Damascus, resulting in several fatalities. Additionally, an Israeli raid targeted the Iranian consulate in Damascus. However, the Iranian ambassador was unharmed in the attack, as confirmed by the Iranian Noor News website. Unfortunately, Mohammad Reza Zahedi, a leader in the Quds Force in Syria and Lebanon, was killed in the raid on the Mezze area. Iranian Al-Alam TV also confirms that Israel targeted both the Iranian consulate building and the residence of the Iranian ambassador in…

aljazeera.com (2024-04-01). Tens of thousands take part in antigovernment protests in Israel Tens of thousands of people have gathered outside the Israeli parliament building in Jerusalem in the largest antigovernment protest since Israel launched its assault on Gaza. | | The protesters on Sunday demanded the government secure a ceasefire deal that would also free Israeli captives held by Hamas in Gaza and called for early elections.

democracynow.org (2024-04-01). Mass Protests in Israel Call for Ceasefire & Removal of Benjamin Netanyahu On Sunday, tens of thousands rallied across Israel calling for the removal of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the largest protests since the October 7 attacks. In Jerusalem, police fired skunk spray at demonstrators blocking a major highway. The protesters called for a ceasefire and the release of all hostages.

albawaba (2024-04-01). Israeli airstrikes target a building in Mezzeh neighborhood, Damascus. albawaba.com ALBAWABA- Syrian air defenses engaged hostile targets in the vicinity of the capital Damascus, as confirmed by the Syrian News Agency. The Israeli aggression specifically targeted a building in the Mezzeh neighborhood of Damascus.Prior to this, reports emerged of an explosion occurring at the Mezzeh Highway in central Damascus, although the nature of the explosion was unclear. Iranian media sources report that Israeli aggression has targeted a building adjacent to the Iranian embassy in Damascus. There are emerging reports of casualties as a result of the strikes.Notably, Israel launched deadly cross-border strik…

albawaba (2024-04-01). Al-Qassam brigades ambush Israeli troop carrier in Khan Yunis. albawaba.com ALBAWABA- Al-Qassam Brigades executed a meticulously planned ambush in the downtown area of Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip. Using an Al-Yassin 105 shell, they targeted a Zionist troop carrier, resulting in the death of seven Israeli soldiers.As rescue forces rushed to the scene, they were met with fierce resistance from Al-Qassam fighters, leading to further casualties among the Israeli troops.Meanwhile, extremist Israeli Minister of National Security, Itamar Ben Gvir, called for an immediate investigation into the safety of Israeli soldiers in Gaza. This request followed a plea from the families of soldiers…

albawaba (2024-04-01). Man Utd ready to buy Juventus defender Bremer. albawaba.com Manchester United are reportedly willing to pay the buyout clause that would release Juventus defender Gleison Bremer from his deal.The English giants sent out scouts to monitor the Brazil international in recent weeks.They are now prepared to meet the player’s buyout clause this summer, which is set at ‚Ǩ60m, as per La Repubblica.Bremer’s representatives have informed Juventus he is open to leaving if the release clause in his deal is met.The Brazilian made 30 appearances for Juve across all competitions this term.

albawaba (2024-04-01). Memes explode as Elon Musk announces joining Disney. albawaba.com ALBAWABA – After Elon Musk shared on his own platform X (formerly Twitter) that he’s jokingly joining Disney as its Chief DEI Officer, users took to social media platforms across the globe to meme about the matter through hilarious posts. Users took to…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Ukraine Wages Terrorist War Against Russia: SVR. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) linked Ukrainian attacks in the Belgorod and Kursk regions in recent months to the bombing of the Crocus City Hall concert hall, where 144 people died and around 500 were injured. | RELATED: | “For a long time, the Kiev regime has been waging full-scale terrorist warfare against our country, which its representatives openly talk about,” the SVR said, mentioning Ukra…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Putin Bans Wastewater Discharge Into Lake Baikal. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Kremlin announced that President Vladimir Putin has banned the discharge of untreated sewage into Lake Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater reserve. | RELATED: | Before September 1, authorities must develop criteria for the creation of infrastructure for the processing and disposal of industrial and consumer waste during the construction and operation of tourist facilities in the Baikal ecological zone. | With an age of over 25 million years and a maximum dep…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Israeli Missile Levels Iranian Consulate in Syria. telesurenglish.net On Monday afternoon, an Israeli missile strike hit the consulate building in the compound of the Iranian embassy in Damascus, leveling the building to the ground and leaving an unknown number of casualties. | RELATED: | Thick plumes of smoke rose from the building after the attack, which triggered a big boom sound as the Syrian air defenses attempted to intercept the missiles. | The demolished structure is the…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Guyana President Ali’s Statements Threaten Peace: Padrino. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino warned about the warlike implications contained in recent statements of Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali. | RELATED: | Previously, in an interview released on Friday, BBC journalist Stephen Sackur asked Ali about the possibility that Venezuelan territorial claims might prevent his country from carrying out oil projects in the Essequibo. | After describing Vene…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Massacres During Holy Week Holiday Shock Ecuador. telesurenglish.net From Thursday to Sunday, residents of the provinces of Manabi and Guayas have experienced unprecedented events during Holy Week. | RELATED: | On Thursday afternoon, six adults and five children arrived at Puerto Lopez beach to enjoy the Easter holiday. However, the following day, a group of about 20 heavily armed individuals kidnapped them from their hotel. | Hours later, the children and one adult were released on a high…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Hospital Waiting Times Caused 14,000 Excess Deaths in the UK. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) published a study showing that there were about 14,000 excess deaths in 2023 related to 12-hour-long-or-more waits in the Accident and Emergency Units (A&E) in the United Kingdom. | RELATED: | The RCEM made the research using a method called the Standard Mortality Ratio, which calculates that there will be one additional death for every 72 patients that experience an eight-to-…

reuters.com (2024-04-01). Iran says Israel bombs its embassy in Syria, kills commandersDAMASCUS, April 1 (Reuters) – Suspected Israeli warplanes bombed Iran’s embassy in Syria on Monday in a strike that Iran said killed seven of its military advisers, including three senior commanders, and that marked a major escalation in Israel’s war with its regional adversaries.

devdiscourse.com (2024-04-01). Israeli PM Netanyahu calls for Knesset to pass law allowing closure of foreign news networksNetanyahu has called for Knesset to pass the legislation allowing his government to shut down foreign news networks, according to The Times of Israel. Netanyahu has promised to “immediately act to close Al Jazeera” after the law is passed.

apnews.com (2024-04-01). Netanyahu's future: Israeli court says government must stop funding seminariesA dramatic decision by Israel’s Supreme Court on drafting ultra-Orthodox men into the Israeli military could spell political trouble for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

reuters.com (2024-04-01). Iran says Israel bombs its embassy in Syria, kills commandersDAMASCUS, April 1 (Reuters) – Suspected Israeli warplanes bombed Iran’s embassy in Syria on Monday in a strike that Iran said killed seven of its military advisers, including three senior commanders, and that marked a major escalation in Israel’s war with its regional adversaries.

dailysabah.com (2024-03-31). Israeli army kills 400 Palestinians at Gazan Al-Shifa Hospital Israeli forces killed more than 400 Palestinians and demolished over 1,050 homes during a 13-day raid on Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, the government media office reported Saturday. | | The Gaza-based government Media Office said Israeli forces detained and tortured hundreds of patients, displaced individuals and health care workers in and around the hospital.

devdiscourse.com (2024-04-01). Israeli PM Netanyahu calls for Knesset to pass law allowing closure of foreign news networksNetanyahu has called for Knesset to pass the legislation allowing his government to shut down foreign news networks, according to The Times of Israel. Netanyahu has promised to “immediately act to close Al Jazeera” after the law is passed.

apnews.com (2024-04-01). Netanyahu's future: Israeli court says government must stop funding seminariesA dramatic decision by Israel’s Supreme Court on drafting ultra-Orthodox men into the Israeli military could spell political trouble for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Philippines Fails to Meet Commitments in South China Sea: Wang. telesurenglish.net On Monday, Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin urged the Philippines to stop violating China’s sovereignty and its provocations on Ren’ai Jiao, and return to observing the spirit of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC). | RELATED: | He made the remarks when asked to comment on a statement made by the Philippine National Defense Department and remarks by the Philippine National Security…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Israeli Forces Put Gaza’s Largest Hospital Out of Service. telesurenglish.net In the early hours of Monday, Israeli occupation forces vacated Gaza City’s Shifa Hospital, leaving it completely out of service. | RELATED: | Two weeks ago, hundreds of Israeli soldiers, police dogs, tanks, drones, and helicopters participated in the assault on this hospital, which housed 5,000 patients and around 30,000 refugees, according to Al Mayadeen outlet. | On Sunday, the Gaza-based Health Ministry denounced that t…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Ethiopia: Campaign Launched to Fight Environmental Pollution. telesurenglish.net The campaign will be held across all regional states in Ethiopia, calling on Ethiopians from all walks of life to actively participate to realize the campaign’s “noble aspirations” against environmental hazards. | “Protecting the environment from pollution should not be seen as a luxury but as a matter of survival,” said Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Temesgen Tiruneh. Apr. 1, 2024.

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Israel Bans the Retransmission of the Al Jazeera Channel. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) approved a law that temporarily prohibits the retransmission in Israel of any foreign media that “harms State security.” | RELATED: | The “Al Jazeera Law” has been approved “in second and third readings with a majority of 71 votes in favor and 10 against,” the Knesset said. | “I intend to act immediately in accordance with the new law to stop the channel’s activity,” said Israeli Prime Minister B…

teleSUR (2024-04-01). Jordanians Demand Severance of Diplomatic Relations With Israel. telesurenglish.net For the eighth consecutive night on Sunday, thousands of people demanded the severing of diplomatic relations with Israel. | RELATED: | The massive protests took place in the Rabieh suburb, in the city of Amman, where the embassy of the Zionist state is located. | Besides calling for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, protesters demanded the breaking of the Wadi Araba Peace Treaty signed between Jordan…

Ramzy Baroud (2024-04-01). On Keffiyeh and Watermelon — Revealing the Meaning of Palestinian Symbols. mintpressnews.com The one symbol that the Israeli military could not prevent was the use of the keffiyeh, a staple in every Palestinian home. Now, it has become the new symbol of nationhood and resistance, at times even replacing the now-banned flag.

Ralph Nader (2024-04-01). Bomber Biden Doesn’t Wage Peace, Save Civilians or Listen to American Antiwar Crimes Advocates. counterpunch.org Joe Biden has long had a problem with PEACE — as in “ceasefires,” “serious peace negotiations,” and conditioning the transfer or sale of major weapons systems as required by five U.S. criminal statutes. From one side of his mouth, Biden urges futilely Israeli compliance with international law while on the other side he supports the

Associated Press (2024-04-01). Israelis stage largest protest since war in Gaza began to increase pressure on Netanyahu. scmp.com Tens of thousands of Israelis thronged central Jerusalem, urging the government to reach a ceasefire deal to free dozens of hostages held in Gaza by Hamas and to hold early elections.

Binoy Kampmark (2024-04-01). Starvation in Gaza: The World Court’s Latest Intervention. counterpunch.org Rarely has the International Court of Justice been so constantly exercised by one topic during a short span of time. On January 26, the World Court, considering a filing made the previous December by South Africa, accepted Pretoria’s argument that the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide was applicable to the conflict in so far as Israel was bound to observe it in its military operations against Hamas in Gaza.

_____ (2024-04-01). Gaza: World Court Issues Fresh Measures for Israel as Crisis Deepens. transcend.org 28 Mar 2024 – The International Court of Justice today issued new provisional measures for Israel as the humanitarian situation in bombarded and besieged Gaza continues to deteriorate.

_____ (2024-04-01). ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 175: ICJ Orders Israel to Stop Famine in Gaza as Israel Continues to Raid Hospitals. transcend.org 29 Mar 2024 – The International Court of Justice imposed new provisional measures in South Africa’s case against Israel for its genocide in Gaza, ordering Israel to ensure the entry of food and other supplies in order to stop the spreading famine.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-04-01). Brazil backs measures taken by Intl Court of Justice in Gaza. plenglish.com Brasilia, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Government on Monday backed the adoption by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) of new measures in the context of the case started by South Africa against Israel for the situation in the Gaza Strip.

Binoy Kampmark (2024-04-01). Kategate: From Conspiracy to Contrition Extraction. dissidentvoice.org Cancer is a stomping bugger of a disease. It seeks the worm-ridden end, a thief finding its way into your body unasked and willingly helping itself. This cellular mass army will, in a most tribal way, make off with your remains chance permitting. So, it’s understandable that people speak about it. Blog, discuss, worry, grieve …

_____ (2024-04-01). When Starvation Is a Weapon, the Harvest Is Shame. transcend.org 14 Mar 2024 – As Palestinians die of starvation under occupation, it brings grim echoes of another famine nearly two centuries ago in Ireland.

WSWS (2024-04-01). Workers and youth speak out at UK demonstrations against Israel’s genocide in Gaza. wsws.org WSWS reporters spoke to some of those attending the rallies in London, Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds last Saturday against Israel’s genocidal onslaught on Gaza.

WSWS (2024-04-01). Unite’s General Secretary Sharon Graham denounces industrial and political action against Israel’s Gaza genocide. wsws.org Graham is also alleged to have overseen a series of bureaucratic decrees silencing opposition to the Labour Party’s support for the Zionist regime and blocking participation in the pro-Palestinians demonstrations.

Labor Video Project (2024-04-01). Stop Genocide! Protest at US Naval Ship Harvey Milk in San Francisco. indybay.org Hundreds of opponents of the genocide in Gaza rallied at the US naval ship Harvey Milk in San Francisco and some tried to stop the sailing of the ship by boarding it.

aljazeera.com (2024-03-31). ‘Complicity’: Leaders, activists slam US for sending more arms to Israel Media reports say the US has agreed to transfer a new weapons package worth $2.5bn to Israel amid its ongoing Gaza war.

thenational.scot (2024-03-31). Joe Biden sends bombs while Gaza faces famine Israeli occupation soldiers execute 12 Palestinians desperately waiting for aid in Gaza City

WSWS (2024-04-01). University of Michigan retaliates against student protesters as over 3,200 back referendum calling for divestment from Israel. wsws.org The University of Michigan has begun issuing trespass citations to students who participated in a March 24 protest against genocide in Gaza, banning them from five campus buildings.

Editor (2024-04-01). Apr 1, 2024. sitrepworld.info Hauser & Caroline Campbell — Torna A Surriento This is the way the West ends: Adriel Kasonta Interviews Michael Brenner Unjust Wars and a Just Peace, by Walden Bello America Is Falling Apart — Brian Rose/Colonel Douglas Macgregor Part 1/2 (Video) Gaza: The End of the Jewish Joy Ride? by Michael Lesher GOP Congressman calls for Gaza genocide, by Juan Cole The Plan Is To Turn Palestine Into A Historical Footnote So It’s Too Late To Save It, by Caitlin Johnstone 7 Negative and 15 positive items to read, share, and act per your interest, by Mazin Qumsiyeh Petet Myers Digest: RFKjr: ‘Ha…

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Jewish activists demand an end to Israel’s genocide, occupation, apartheid. greenleft.org.au

Yossi Verter (2024-04-01). Netanyahu's nervous slips reveal his real priority: His own political survival, at any cost. haaretz.com Like any frightened dictator, Netanyahu resorted to the familiar tactic of accusing his political opponents of aiding the enemy. Hs true message is clear: His survival is more important than the hostages, or the country…

WSWS (2024-04-01). New York’s home health aides wage hunger strike to abolish 24-hour shifts. wsws.org Neither 1199SEIU nor the Democrats who control the city government have lifted a finger to help the workers, who have been fighting against grueling shifts and inadequate pay for almost 10 years.

infobrics (2024-04-01). China Is on Pace to Buy a Record Amount of Russian Oil This Month. infobrics.org China’s intake of Russian crude is set to reach a record this month, Kpler data cited by Bloomberg shows…

infobrics (2024-04-01). Saudi Arabia BRICS Membership: Balancing Benefits and Risks. infobrics.org In January 2024, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia officially announced its membership of BRICS, an international economic bloc that includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa…

infobrics (2024-04-01). Tri-Multipolarity Should Become The Next “Big Idea” In Russian-Indian Relations. infobrics.org

Angela (2024-04-01). Tuesday 4/2: Webinar: Towers of Ivory and Steel: How Israeli Universities Deny Palestinian Freedom. indybay.org YouTube | www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f0JydhiYps

Fadi Amun (2024-04-01). Israel army withdraws from Gaza's Al-Shifa Hospital, Palestinians report vast destruction in operation's aftermath. haaretz.com Israeli forces left the hospital complex after completing a two-week operation, which, according to reports by Hamas' rescue services, rendered all hospital wards out of commission and left about 300 bodies on site…

Omer Benjakob (2024-04-01). Israeli agency reports significant surge in cyberattacks since Oct. 7. haaretz.com The report by Israel National Cyber Directorate found that fully 68 percent of the more than 13,000 cyberattacks on civilian targets reported last year have occurred since October 7…

_____ (2024-04-01). How the Israeli War on Gaza Makes the US Morally and Politically Bankrupt? transcend.org 29 Mar 2024 – The US and Israel are at Odds–How to End the Gaza War?>

Nagham Zbeedat (2024-04-01). Why Palestinians in Israel, like me, keep marching to protect our land. haaretz.com Land Day commemorates the six unarmed protesters against land expropriations killed by Israeli forces in 1976. We Palestinians, on both sides of the Green Line, are still living its legacy. This year, with dangerous dreams by some of an Israeli reoccupation of Gaza, it's more relevant than ever…

Associated Press (2024-04-01). Israeli strike hits Gaza hospital tent camp, killing 2 and wounding 15. scmp.com The Israeli military said it struck a command centre of the Islamic Jihad militant group and claimed the hospital’s functioning was not affected.

_____ (2024-04-01). What Is UNRWA? Why Has Israel Long Sought Its Demise? What Is the US Actually Supporting in Defunding UNRWA? transcend.org Following the 1948 War between Israel and Arab neighbors, UNRWA was established by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 302 (IV) on December 8th, 1949 to carry out direct relief and works programmes for Palestine refugees. The Agency began operations on May 1st, 1950.

Moshe Gilad (2024-04-01). Israelis are back to booking trips abroad. Just don't call it a vacation. haaretz.com Despite the ongoing war and skyhigh airfares, Israelis are planning flights for Passover and beyond. They're choosing destinations that provide a sense of safety and security, among them, Asia, the United States and islands…

Nagham Zbeedat (2024-04-01). 'We are voiceless': The journalist educating the Arab world about Palestinians in Israel. haaretz.com Nazareth-born Mustafa Qablawi recently relocated to the West Bank, from where he is reaching out to Palestinians everywhere, hoping they will want to learn about the challenges facing Palestinians in Israel, especially since October 7. 'Israeli Palestinians are an orphan people,' he tells Haaretz…

Nir Hasson (2024-04-01). 'Storm the Knesset!' Large anti-Netanyahu protest in Jerusalem leaves some demanding more radical steps. haaretz.com Hundreds of tents have been set up in Jerusalem for a four-day protest as demonstrators, angry that the government is going into spring recess, call for new elections. For some, though, it was a missed opportunity…

_____ (2024-04-01). Just Skin and Bone: The Starving Gaza Children Kept in Incubators. transcend.org UN Human Rights Chief Warns Israel May Be Guilty of War Crime if It Has Cut Off Food Aid…

Agence France-Presse (2024-04-01). Gaza’s Hamas-run health ministry says Israeli army withdraws from al-Shifa hospital. scmp.com Hamas-run health ministry said dozens of bodies had been found at the complex, where eyewitnesses saw tanks and vehicles pulling out.

_____ (2024-04-01). Israel Blocks UNRWA’s Food Convoys from Entering Starving North Gaza. transcend.org 25 Mar 2024 – The agency’s chief accused Israel of intentionally obstructing aid as Palestinians face a starvation crisis created by the military offensive.

Democracy Now! (2024-04-01). Democracy Now! 2024-04-01 Monday. democracynow.org Headlines for April 01, 2024; “Genocidal Machine”: Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah on Israel’s Destruction of Gaza’s Hospitals; “Dying Slowly While the World Is Watching”: Bethlehem Reverend on Israel’s War on Palestinian Christians; Israeli Protesters Accuse Netanyahu of Delaying Hostage Deal for His Own Political Survival | Headlines for April 01, 2024; “Genocidal Machine”: Dr. Ghassan Abu-Sittah on Israel’s Destruction of Gaza’s Hospitals; “Dying Slowly While the World Is Watching”: Bethlehem Reverend on Israel’s War on Palestinian Christ…

Staff (2024-04-01). Top White House officials to discuss Rafah with Netanyahu advisers; Israeli army: Drone struck army base in Eilat. haaretz.com IDF says drone crashed in army base overnight into Monday after pro-Iranian militia in Iraq announces it struck 'key target' in Israel ‚ñ Netanyahu directs lawmakers to pass bill shutting down Al Jazeera in Israel in Knesset vote ‚ñ IDF confirms Palestinian reports that army has left Al-Shifa Hospital…

Yaniv Kubovich (2024-04-01). Israeli army says Al-Shifa hospital raid in Gaza may yield crucial intel about Israeli hostages. haaretz.com Senior IDF officers who took part in the operation say that Israeli forces found documentation of events that took place on October 7 that could provide information about the Israeli hostages held by Hamas in Gaza…

Sheren Falah Saab (2024-04-01). A lens on the life of Palestinians in the Hebron Hills. haaretz.com Noga Kalinsky's photographs of Masafer Yatta region capture the beauty of nature and the suffering of the Palestinian people of the West Bank's south Hebron hills region…

Zvi Bar'el (2024-04-01). Israel's 'multinational force' pitch for postwar Gaza is little more than wishful thinking. haaretz.com As talks of postwar Gaza become more urgent, the question of which military entity will rebuild the Strip after the war becomes more complicated — the Americans are reluctant, the PA unable, and any Arab state willing to send troops will be accused of collaborating with the occupation…

Eden Solomon (2024-04-01). Three Israelis wounded in stabbing attack in country's south; assailant shot dead. haaretz.com The police identified the attacker as Mumeen Al-Khalil, 19, from the West Bank village of Dora ‚ñ A senior police officer said that he attacked three young men in a café next to a shopping center in the southern town of Gan Yavne…

_____ (2024-04-01). ‘Kill Them All’: Inside the Israeli Blockade on Gaza Aid. transcend.org On a bus caravan through illegal Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, Loffredo films Israeli citizens as they physically block trucks. There, a reservist confesses to an array of war crimes, including blowing up the offices of UN centers dedicated to providing food to the local population.

Shira Kadari-Ovadia (2024-04-01). IDF decision to reopen high schools in northern Israel leaves parents unconvinced. haaretz.com The Israeli army encourages the reopening of two high schools in Israel's evacuated north, but ambiguity about students' journeys to and from the institutions is forcing parents to stay in the limbo created by temporary educational frameworks…

Angela (2024-04-01). Tuesday 4/2: Virtual Event: Canada Bans Weapons to Israel – Codepink Congress Capitol Calling Party. indybay.org Zoom | www.codepink.org/cpc042

_____ (2024-04-01). Imagine if Russia or China Did the Things Israel Is Doing in Gaza. transcend.org 28 Mar 2024 – It’s almost cliché at this point to say “imagine if Russia or China did this”, but such comparisons are important for retaining a sense of perspective on just how evil the western political-media class is being about Gaza right now.

Amos Harel (2024-04-01). Protesters up the pressure on Netanyahu amid Israel-Hamas hostage negotiations. haaretz.com The current wave of demonstrations poses a challenge to Netanyahu, for the first time since the war began ‚ñ Hamas' demand to allow Palestinian residents to return freely to northern Gaza are at the center of debate on the Israeli side of hostage negotiations…

Nir Hasson (2024-04-01). East Jerusalem settlement gets millions for sports field – Palestinian neighbors go without. haaretz.com Ninety families in Nof Zion, a Jewish enclave in East Jerusalem, will receive a city-funded sports field — which the 30,000 residents of the neighborhood that surronds it, Jebel Mukkaber, lack…

Ofer Aderet (2024-04-01). IDF releases names of two soldiers killed in Gaza combat. haaretz.com Sgt. 1st Class Weil died from wounds sustained on Friday near Khan Yunis, while Staff Sgt. Cohen was killed on Sunday in the southern Gaza Strip…

Jordan Atwood (2024-04-01). Biden quietly greenlights billions in bombs, warplanes to Israel amid Gaza tensions. nationofchange.org In a quiet but significant move, the Biden administration authorizes billions in arms to Israel, sparking a complex debate on the ethics of military aid amid potential civilian casualties in Gaza.

Partido Humanista de Chile (2024-04-01). No to the massacre of civilians is also no to FIDAE in Chile. pressenza.com In the context of the madness of the political leaders of the “first world”, in which they are proving incapable of stopping the massacre of tens of thousands of civilians in Gaza (as well as in other parts of the world), it is not enough for the ordinary people that the government rightly says NO to the participation of Israel and its war industry in the FIDAE (International Aerospace Exhibition 2024, ambit of sales of technology and military weapons). This is because Chile, a country of peace, respects international agreements, their rules (such as the Geneva Accords), and their resolutions (the UN Security Cou…

latintimes (2024-04-01). Hamas-run Health Ministry Says Israeli Army Withdraws From Al-Shifa. latintimes.com The ministry said dozens of bodies had been found at the complex, where an AFP journalist and eyewitnesses saw tanks and vehicles pulling out.

WSWS (2024-04-01). Israel rallies demand end of Netanyahu government, early elections and a hostage release deal. wsws.org It is essential that Israeli workers and young people follow the lead taken by many Jews internationally and take a determined stand against the war in Gaza, as part of a mass international anti-war movement against capitalism and for socialism.

Mesarvot (2024-04-01). Ben Arad, young Israeli conscientious objector: “I will not take part in a war of vengeance” pressenza.com Ben Arad is the third young Israeli to refuse enlistment in protest over the war in Gaza publicly; this morning he was sentenced to 20 days in military prison. | Ben Arad, an 18-year-old from Ramat Hasharon, arrived this morning at the Tel Hashomer enlistment camp and refused to enlist in the Israeli army in protest over the war in Gaza. He was sentenced to 20 days in military prison, expected to be prolonged when he refuses enlistment again. | Arad will join Tal Mitnick and Sofia Orr, who are serving sentences of 105 and 40 days, respectively, for their refusal. | Ben Arad decided to refuse because of the war…

Tomer Haruv (2024-04-01). Famed Israeli author Sami Michael dies at 97. haaretz.com Iraq-born Michael, one of Israel's most prolific authors, was also known as a playwright, translator, social activist and president of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel. 'The main role of culture is to shine a bright light over ignorance, injustice and corruption,' he told Haaretz in 2018…

latintimes (2024-04-01). WHO Says 9,000 Patients Need Emergency Evacuation From Gaza. latintimes.com Israel vowed to eliminate Hamas after the Islamist group’s unprecedented October 7 attack on Israel, and has been bombing Gaza without respite, damaging many healthcare facilities.

DLI (2024-04-01). USA delivered a pre-emptive strike to Russia prior to the terror attack on Moscow. indybay.org The White house said it sent Moscow a “warning” prior to the massacre at Crocus concert hall last week. However, it appears the message was a non-specific, boiler-plate that contained no actionable intelligence. Thus, the useless alert could only serve a diversionary tactic; indeed, only as a “pre-emptive” informational warfare strike designed solely for the purpose of “plausible deniability” for the USA…

Michael Hudson (2024-04-01). Germany as Collateral Damage in America’s New Cold War. counterpunch.org

Lee Siu Hin, National Immigrant Solidarity N (2024-04-01). Spring 2024 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! indybay.org The World and Activists Demands: Free Palestine! NO Attacks on Palestinian-American Anti-War Activists! Gaza Special Report…

National Parks Service website (2024-04-01). 2024 Folsom Juneteenth – Reimagining History – Black Miners Bar. indybay.org On the way to Juneteenth, U.S.C.T. from California reportedly participated at Appomattox, yet our authentic story is disparaged, discounted and destroyed for another season for sport.

Edward Escobar, founder #DriversUnite (2024-04-01). Drivers Are No Fools: Rideshare Drivers Rally for Fair Treatment and Livelihoods. indybay.org Rideshare drivers from Uber and Lyft are taking a stand. On Monday, April 1, 2024, April Fools Day – they will stage a series of events to address critical issues affecting their work and livelihoods. Declaring loudly “Drivers Are No Fools!”

City Lights Bookstore (2024-04-01). Thursday 4/18: “In the Shadow of Liberty”: Book Talk on U.S. Immigrant Detention w/ A R Minian, Stanford. indybay.org City Lights Bookstore | 261 Columbus Avenue | San Francisco, CA 94133 | Or join via Zoom: www.eventbrite.com/e/ana-raquel-minian-t…

Angela (2024-04-01). Saturday 3/30: Free virtual screening of the documentary film “The War Around Us” indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2024-04-01). Puelmapu, Furilofche: Piuke-Corazón, centro del mundo nuevo. indybay.org Furilofche (Bariloche, Rio Negro, Argentina) | Puelmapu II. Piuke-Corazón, centro del mundo nuevo | Raúl Zibechi…

Star Eisenberg (2024-04-01). Pinner files a more than $35 million lawsuit against the LACCD for wrongful termination ov. indybay.org

Angela (2024-04-01). Friday 4/12: Virtual Action Hour. indybay.org Zoom (Registration link is below)…

Angela (2024-04-01). Thursday 4/4: Virtual Teach-In about Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | http: //tinyurl.com/PalestineThursday…

Lynda Carson (2024-04-01). Sexually abused women work for slave wages at FCI, Dublin a.k.a. the “Rape Club” indybay.org Famed Attorney Tony Serra Shortly After His Release From Prison In 2007. Lydia Gans Photo.

John Malkin (2024-04-01). Omar Sosa's 88 Well-Tuned Drums. indybay.org Interview with Afro-Cuban pianist/composer Omar Sosa, who is on a world tour that includes Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz on Monday, April 1 and Birdland in NYC April 9 to 13.

Santa Cruz News (2024-04-01). The Hook Outlet's Proposed Dispensary Project with WAMM Faces Appeal to City Council. indybay.org On May 14, The Hook Outlet and WAMM Phytotherapies will go before the Santa Cruz City Council to face an appeal of their proposed cannabis dispensary project. The dispensary was initially approved by the Planning Commission on March 7, however an appeal of that decision was filed on March 18.

AROC: Arab Resource & Organizing Center (2024-04-01). Friday 3/29: Stop Warship Headed to Gaza. indybay.org Pier 32, Rincon Point…

Lynda Carson (2024-04-01). Unicor is sodomized by “Rape Club’ culture at FCI, Dublin women’s prison. indybay.org Unicor Is Sodomized By “Rape Club,” Culture At Women’s Prison:…

Citizen Climate Lobby (2024-04-01). Friday 4/26: Youth v Gov Film Screening. indybay.org The 418 Project 155 River St, Santa Cruz…

Faculty for Justice in Palestine UCSC (2024-04-01). Monday 4/8: Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Palestine. indybay.org Humanities RM 210, UC Santa Cruz…

Repro Justice (2024-04-01). Rally Report: US Supreme Court Hands Off the Abortion Pill! indybay.org Photos by Dennis Best ProBonoPhoto. Please credit the photographer…

Angela (2024-04-01). Wednesday 4/3: USCPR Action Phone Zap: Raise the Pressure on Congress! indybay.org Zoom | uscpraction.org/phonezap

Dieter Potzel (2024-04-01). Words on war and peace. indybay.org “Every cannon that is built, every warship that is launched, every missile that is fired is ultimately a theft from those who are hungry and have nothing to eat, those who are cold and have no clothes. A world under arms not only squanders money. It also squanders the sweat of its workers, the spirit of its scientists and the hope of its children.” (45) former President Dwight D. Eisenhower…

Revolution Books (2024-04-01). Friday 4/5: BRANDON SHIMODA poetry reading & discussion. indybay.org Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704…

Dr. Binoy Kampmark (2024-04-01). Imperial Fruit: Bananas, Costs and Climate Change. globalresearch.ca

Dean Baker (2024-04-01). Profits Are Still Rising, Why Is the Fed Worried About Wage Growth? counterpunch.org I was more than a bit surprised to see the profit data this morning. I really did believe that the profit surge during the pandemic was a one-off, associated with supply-chain issues. We can argue about how much of this increase was a predictable story, where profits rise due to shortages, and how much was

John P. Ruehl (2024-04-01). The EU Is Marching Toward an Independent and Integrated Military. counterpunch.org At the European Defense Agency’s annual conference in November 2023, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen warned member states from buying too much equipment from abroad and called for a European Defense Union. While the defense union is yet to materialize, the first-ever European Defense Industrial Strategy signed in early March 2024 marked another significant

Nino Pagliccia (2024-04-01). Venezuelan Election Laws are Designed to Guarantee Democracy Despite Personal Ambitions. counterpunch.org Venezuela has one of the most progressive constitutions in the world spearheaded by former president Hugo Chavez in 1999. Article 1 sets the tone: “The Republic of Venezuela is forever and irrevocably free and independent from any domination or protection by a foreign power.” This is binding to everyone in Venezuela. The constitution is supported by a

George Ochenski (2024-04-01). Kudos to Montana Supreme Court for Defending Democracy. counterpunch.org Montanans who believe our democracy is founded on the right of people to vote in free and fair elections owe a huge debt of gratitude to Montana’s recent Supreme Court decision overturning four laws passed by the Republican-dominated 2021 legislature as unconstitutional. Those bogus bills were signed into law by Republican Gov. Greg Gianforte and defended by

Sonali Kolhatkar (2024-04-01). Corporate Profiteering Destroyed the Baltimore Bridge. counterpunch.org

David Carrier (2024-04-01). In Praise of Generosity: My Collaboration with Mark Roskill. counterpunch.org How do you make the transition from being a well-trained graduate student to becoming a successful productive scholar? Sometimes that is not easy, for the distance between graduate school training and original writing can be enormous. Nowadays normally academics go to graduate school, pass the classes, take exams, and then struggle while teaching to come

geo.tv (2024-04-01). Erdogan’s AK party faces setback as opposition surges in Turkish local elections. geo.tv Concerns for Erdogan as opposition wins Istanbul, Ankara in local polls…

geo.tv (2024-04-01). Saudi Arabia boosts efforts to manage Umrah pilgrims influx as Ramadan end looms. geo.tv Muslims pilgrims in Makkah advised to avoid repeating Umrah rites during last days of Ramadan…

geo.tv (2024-04-01). Forget Niagara Falls, you may have never heard of this waterfall. geo.tv To reach on top, one needs to walk across a picturesque even field of large stones…

geo.tv (2024-04-01). Elon Musk’s ‘April Fool’s Day joke’ is him joining Disney as ‘Chief DEI officer’. geo.tv Tesla CEO’s announcement of joining Disney comes after backing Star War actor’s lawsuit…

geo.tv (2024-04-01). British Museum probed over concealed Ethiopian artefacts held for 150 years. geo.tv Controversy swirls: British Museum faces scrutiny for hidden sacred tabots…

geo.tv (2024-04-01). Erdogan suffers ‘severest’ election defeat; Imamoglu leads Istanbul mayoral race. geo.tv Turkish president says his alliance has “lost altitude” and will take steps to address the message from voters…

Jonathan Cook (2024-04-01). Assange’s ‘Reprieve’ Is Another Lie, Hiding the Real Goal of Keeping Him Endlessly Locked Up. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2024-04-01). Selected Articles: Doctors Report Mysterious Worldwide Cancer ‘Epidemic’. globalresearch.ca By The cause of the global increase, which is said to have sparked alarm among scientists, is hotly debated. But while improved diagnostic methods, genetic predispositions, lifestyles, …

latintimes (2024-04-01). Gold Hits Another Record High On Fed Rate Cut Bets. latintimes.com The precious metal has enjoyed healthy buying interest this year as the US central bank hints at an easing of credit conditions.

latintimes (2024-04-01). Your Must-Watch Guide: Premieres on Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Univision, and More in the First Week of April. latintimes.com From gripping docuseries and heartwarming family sitcoms to sci-fi adventures and historical dramas, this month offers something for every viewer’s taste.

latintimes (2024-04-01). ‘Grave Step Backwards’: Meta Shuts Monitoring Tool In Election Year. latintimes.com For years, CrowdTangle has been a game-changer, offering researchers and journalists crucial real-time transparency into the spread of conspiracy theories and hate speech on influential Meta-owned platforms, including Facebook and Instagram.

latintimes (2024-04-01). Markets Mixed After US Inflation Data, China Figures Give Boost. latintimes.com Traders were also cheered by a big jump in Chinese factory activity that fuelled hopes the world’s number two economy may be on its way back after bottoming out.

latintimes (2024-04-01). Alejandro Fernández, Pedro Pascal, Ana de Armas, Selena Quintanilla, and Other Latinos Born in April. latintimes.com Latino celebrities like Pedro Pascal, Ana de Armas, Selena Quintanilla, Penélope Cruz, Anya Taylor Joy and more who were born in April…

latintimes (2024-04-01). France Seeking ‘Clear Message’ From China To Russia Over Ukraine War. latintimes.com France and China have sought to strengthen ties in recent years and, during meetings in Paris in February, Foreign Minister Wang Yi told President Emmanuel Macron that Beijing appreciated his country’s “independent” stance.

latintimes (2024-04-01). Peru President Ordered To Present Rolex Watches In Graft Scandal. latintimes.com Boluarte, 61, is being investigated for alleged illegal enrichment and failing to declare several luxury watches which she has been spotted wearing since coming to power in 2022, following her predecessor’s arrest.

latintimes (2024-04-01). Elections 2024: How to Register to Vote in Texas. latintimes.com As the 2024 elections fast approach, it is paramount to be aware of your state’s voting registration process…

latintimes (2024-04-01). New Japanese Whisky Rules Aim To Deter Imposters. latintimes.com Japanese whisky is world-famous, often eye-wateringly expensive, and from Monday will be more strictly defined in an industry push to deter foreign-made imposters.

latintimes (2024-04-01). Starting Monday, Fast Food Workers In California To Get Minimum Wage Of $20 Per Hour. latintimes.com The law was passed by Democrats in the state Legislature last year, acknowledging the considerable number of the over 500,000 fast-food workers.

latintimes (2024-04-01). Controversial Herbicide Poses Disproportionate Health Risks for Rural Latino Communities in California. latintimes.com Despite links to Parkinson’s disease and other health risks, Paraquat remains a widely used herbicide…

Liberation Staff (2024-04-01). (VIDEO) Our feminism must be anti-imperialist! — PSL roundtable. liberationnews.org What does it mean to celebrate Women’s History Month at a time when the struggle against U.S. empire is front and center? How can our feminism reflect this reality for women both in the U.S. and abroad?

Jasper Saah (2024-04-01). ‘Left pan-Africanist’ Bassirou Diomaye Faye confirmed as Senegal’s new president-elect: What’s next? liberationnews.org On March 29, the Constitutional Court of Senegal confirmed Bassirou Diomaye Faye as the next president-elect of the West African country, assuaging fears of a constitutional crisis after the political outsider won the election the previous week. | But what do these developments mean for Senegal, West Africa, and the world?>

Sonali Kolhatkar (2024-04-01). Corporate profiteering destroyed the Baltimore bridge. nationofchange.org The price of corporate compromising on safety is usually paid with taxpayer dollars and immigrant worker lives.

Alexis Sterling (2024-04-01). Texas court sidesteps anti-judge shopping reforms, fueling conservative legal strategies. nationofchange.org The Northern District of Texas defies guidance aimed at ending “judge shopping,” maintaining a status quo that lets conservative litigants choose their judges, igniting debates on judicial fairness.

Ruth Milka (2024-04-01). Thirsty fields: How agriculture drains the Colorado River’s lifeline. nationofchange.org As water becomes increasingly scarce, what choices lie ahead for the river’s sustainability?>

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-04-01). Sanchez to visit Palestinian refugees in his Middle East tour. plenglish.com Madrid, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, started today a tour of the Middle East, in which he plans to visit a Palestinian refugee camp.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-04-01). Brazil delays to revive Commission on the Dead of the Dictatorship. plenglish.com Brasilia, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has decided to postpone indefinitely the revival of the Dead and Disappeared Commission of the Military Dictatorship (1964-1985) to avoid friction in a year of municipal elections in Brazil.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-04-01). Venezuela sets commissions to probe hospital’s fire. plenglish.com Caracas, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Government has set up special commissions to investigate and determine responsibility for deadly fire occurred at the Genesis Petit Oncology Hospital, located in Zulia state, reporters informed on Monday.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-04-01). Bloody Easter Week in Ecuador. plenglish.com Quito, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The Easter Week in Ecuador ended with more than 30 people killed in coastal provinces amid an upturn of insecurity despite the state of emergency in force today in the country.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-04-01). Theater Festival showed Venezuela’s cultural muscle. plenglish.com Caracas, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela with this Third International Festival of Progressive Theater shows an artistic cultural muscle that you have to be very mean to ignore, the Minister of Culture Ernesto Villegas said last night at the closing of the festival of the tables.

Ileana Ferrer Fonte (2024-04-01). Electoral Council confirms opposition victory in Türkiye’s polls. plenglish.com/feed/ Ankara, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Türkiye’s Supreme Election Council confirmed on Monday the victory of the leading opposition political formation, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), in the local elections held on Sunday, March 31.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-04-01). Famous Italian musician to donate his guitar to Cuban museum. plenglish.com Rome, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The famous Italian guitarist Davide Lo Surdo will donate to Cuba’s National Museum of Music one of the instruments he will use during his next tour in May on stages in that country, a diplomatic source said today.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-04-01). Armed group EMC announced new block of operations in Colombia. plenglish.com Bogota, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The Central General Staff (EMC), a dissident armed group of the extinct Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army, announced today the creation of the Central Commander Isaías Pardo Bloc which, as reported, will have presence in several regions of the country.

Ana Luisa Brown (2024-04-01). Presidents of Angola and the Red Cross address work in the country. plenglish.com Luanda, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) The president of Angola, Joà£o Lourenàßo, today spoke with the head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Kate Forbes, about the work of the organization in the country.

Redacción Chile (2024-04-01). Mayor Joel Olmos (Acción Humanista) launches pre-candidacy for re-election. pressenza.com Joel Olmos, the current mayor of La Cisterna and a member of Acción Humanista, launched his pre-candidacy for re-election to the municipal council at the DINAR center in La Cisterna, which was packed with residents. | In addition to representatives of security committees, cultural and sports centers, and neighborhood councils, the mayor was accompanied by the deputy and president of Acción Humanista, Tomás Hirsch, members of parliament from his district such as Lorena Pizarro (PC), and representatives of government parties such as Revolución Democrática with its national leader, Javiera López, and the former secr…

Germán Gorraiz López (2024-04-01). Has the CIA revived the Gladio network? pressenza.com Gladio (Latin for sword) was the name given to the “network of sleeper agents deployed by NATO in Italy, ready to go into action in the event of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe”. It would be the Allied forces that would remain behind Soviet lines to facilitate the counterattack. | This network was directed by the CIA and, although the threat of a Soviet invasion had disappeared, it continued to operate in Western countries to prevent communist parties from coming to power through democratic elections and to sow chaos through the doctrine known as the “strategy of tension”. | The Gladio operation affected virt…

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-04-01). Cuarto lugar para Juan José Santiesteban en torneo de arquería. radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abr (ACN).- El arquero de Cuba Juan José Santiesteban acabó en el cuarto lugar en la fecha conclusiva del Campeonato Sudamericano de Tiro con Arco, con sede en Maricá, Brasil, donde los atletas de la Isla compitieron como invitados.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-04-01). Albornoz entra en el podio en Torneo de Ajedrez de La Roda. radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abr (JIT).- El Gran Maestro (GM) cubano Carlos Daniel Albornoz celebró el tercer puesto conseguido sin tropiezos en el 50 Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez de La Roda 2024, en España.

Martha Ríos (2024-04-01). En Duaba comenzó a salvarse la Guerra Necesaria. radiohc.cu Durante las primeras horas del primero de abril de 1895, los expedicionarios decidieron embarrancar la goleta contra la costa arenosa de la desembocadura del río Duaba, cerca de la ciudad de Baracoa…

Martha Ríos (2024-04-01). México continúa relaciones con Argentina, asegura AMLO. radiohc.cu

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Cuba denuncia prioridad armamentística sobre compromiso ambiental. radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abr (RHC) El Ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, alertó del peligro para la existencia humana por los efectos adversos de fenómenos naturales, mientras la Organización del Tratado del Atlántico Norte (OTAN), inventa otras amenazas.

splcenter (2024-04-01). Debunking defenses of ‘Lost Cause’ mythology during Confederate Heritage Month. splcenter.org

_____ (2024-04-01). The Infinite Hotel Paradox. transcend.org The Infinite Hotel, a thought experiment created by German mathematician David Hilbert, is a hotel with an infinite number of rooms. Easy to comprehend, right? Wrong. Jeff Dekofsky solves some heady lodging issues using Hilbert’s paradox.

_____ (2024-04-01). Global Human Rights Institutions: A Veneer of Peace Propagation by Toothless Alligators (Part 2). transcend.org Since WW II numerous Human Rights institutions have been established globally to monitor violations and to issue statements either directly or through the jurisdiction of the UN. The question arises whether these official bodies are toothless alligators or are they formed as whitewash bodies to play the tunes of the inevitable System, based on an ethos of Consensus Conformity.

_____ (2024-04-01). Bold Action Needed Now to Address ‘Cataclysmic’ Situation in Haiti. transcend.org 28 Mar 2024 – Immediate and bold action is required to tackle the “cataclysmic” situation in Haiti, the UN Human Rights Office said in a report issued today.

_____ (2024-04-01). Kosovo Independence: Dilemmas on NATO’s Aggression in 1999. transcend.org 30 Mar 2024 – Twenty-five years commemoration of NATO’s military intervention against Yugoslavia in Mar‚àíJun 1999 once again opened the question of the Western foundation for Kosovo’s secession from Serbia and its unilateral proclamation of a quasi-independence in Feb 2008.

_____ (2024-04-01). ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ from Handel’s Messiah (Music Video of the Week). transcend.org The Royal Choral Society has performed Handel’s Messiah on Good Friday at the Royal Albert Hall every year since 1876.

_____ (2024-04-01). (Italiano) Un pianeta accogliente: forme di nonviolenza attiva, azioni di contrasto e azioni di sostegno. transcend.org 29 Marzo 2024 – L’Associazione ‘A Sud’ è un’organizzazione ecologista indipendente, formata da attiviste e attivisti da vent’anni impegnat* per la giustizia ambientale e climatica, per vivere in un pianeta accogliente.

_____ (2024-04-01). VIP Memo: The French Road to Nuclear War. transcend.org France could be leading the USA down a path toward a nuclear conflict decidedly not in its interests–or of humanity itself, VIPS warn President Joe Biden.

_____ (2024-04-01). Stop the Worsening UNDERCOUNT of Palestinian Casualties in Gaza. transcend.org From accounts of people on the ground, videos and photographs of deadly episode after episode, a more likely estimate is that at least 200,000 Palestinians must have perished by now and the toll is accelerating by the hour.

_____ (2024-04-01). Galtung’s Peace Education. transcend.org Questions from Prof. Johan Galtung, father of Peace Studies…

_____ (2024-04-01). Assange Extradition Delayed: UK High Court Asks US to Offer ‘Assurances’ or Face Limited Appeal. transcend.org 26 Mar 2024 – While granting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a limited appeal against extradition, the US government was encouraged by the UK High Court to submit “assurances” that could prevent further proceedings.

_____ (2024-04-01). The UN Security Council Has Approved a Cease-Fire Resolution for Gaza. transcend.org 25 Mar 2024 – The UNSC has voted 14-0 in favor of a resolution demanding a cease-fire in Gaza for the rest of Ramadan. The US abstained from the vote, clearing the way for the measure to pass.

_____ (2024-04-01). Twenty-Two Years After It Was Created, Guantanamo Bay Prison Remains a Monstrosity. transcend.org 19 Mar 2024 – During the 2020 election campaign, Joe Biden followed Barack Obama in promising to close the prison at Guantánamo Bay, which had become an embarrassing symbol of human rights violations, but has actually upgraded it.

Chan Young Bang (2024-04-01). How China can best counter the US-Japan-South Korea alliance. scmp.com The pact is a result of geopolitical polarisation amid tensions from Ukraine, North Korea, the East China Sea and the Taiwan issue. If China can signal peace, or even broker it, the 21st century will belong to China.

Reuters (2024-04-01). Russia demands extradition of Ukraine security service chief. scmp.com Russia says the head of Ukraine’s SBU Security Service and others were behind ‘terrorist’ acts on its territory.

WSWS (2024-04-01). Trump shares video on social media featuring image of Biden hogtied with rope. wsws.org Campaign staff for Trump refused to apologize for sharing the image even as Trump posted more violent content from fascists and neo-Nazis on his Truth Social platform.

WSWS (2024-04-01). This week in history: April 1-7. wsws.org Guilty plea in murder of Matthew Shepard; French president Pompidou dies in office; US, European countries establish NATO; Northern Rhodesia becomes a British protectorate…

WSWS (2024-04-01). Hungary’s new president lied about his father’s Nazi past. wsws.org On March 5, Tamás Sulyok replaced Hungarian President Katalin Novák. Sulyok is deeply entangled in the country’s fascist past.

WSWS (2024-04-01). German train drivers’ union appoints reactionary law-and-order man to head Fair Train, its temporary employment operation. wsws.org With the election of an ultra-right former policeman to head Fair Train, a strikebreaking organisation is being built that will be directed against all rail workers.

WSWS (2024-04-01). IATSE locals negotiate secret deals with movie producers with no details released after one week. wsws.org The rapidity and secrecy with which these guilds have come to agreements with the AMPTP should arouse the greatest suspicion and doubt on the part of IATSE members.

WSWS (2024-04-01). Cleanup begins on collapsed Baltimore bridge as Biden places official response in the hands of corporations. wsws.org Maersk, the shipping giant that contracted the vessel which collided with the bridge, participated in a task force convened by the White House, a sign that once again a whitewash is underway.

WSWS (2024-04-01). Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei of Germany authorized to stand in European elections. wsws.org On Friday, the German Federal Election Committee authorised the Sozialistische Gleichheitspartei (Socialist Equality Party, SGP) to stand in the European elections.

WSWS (2024-04-01). Strike by Fort Worth Molson Coors in danger after provocative five-cent wage offer. wsws.org Negotiations lasted for barely a day after the company offered just five additional cents to an already low 99 cents an hour over three years.

WSWS (2024-04-01). The destruction of Gaza and American imperialism’s genocidal global war. wsws.org The call by a congressman for the extermination of a completely defenseless and imprisoned population expresses the homicidal sentiments that have gripped the American ruling class. After decades of perpetual war, the United States is approaching a level of criminality hitherto associated only with Nazi Germany.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Beat the Facebook ban on Green Left! greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Xi holds talks with Indonesia’s president-elect. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping held talks with President-elect of the Republic of Indonesia and Great Indonesia Movement Party General Chairman Prabowo Subianto, who is on a visit to China, in Beijing on Monday.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). First Nations peace walk against AUKUS takes aim at Labor. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Toddler murdered by own mother in Chongqing. ecns.cn A 3-year-old was murdered by his mother as she tossed him out of a high-rise apartment window on Monday in Southwest China’s Chongqing, the local police said.

Agence France-Presse (2024-04-01). New Palestinian government gets wary greeting. scmp.com A new Palestinian government that contains both Gazans and four women was sworn in on Sunday, but was already facing scepticism from its own people.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Protesters call for native forests to be protected. greenleft.org.au

The Independent (2024-04-01). Archbishop Kaziimba: Fighting corruption comes with job risks. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Most Rev. Dr. Samuel Stephen Kaziimba Mugalu, Archbishop of the Church of Uganda, has asked all people occupying public offices to refrain from engaging in corruption. Speaking during the Easter Sunday service at All Saints Cathedral Church in Nakasero, Archbishop Kazimba explained that despite corruption having detrimental effects …

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Comicomment: Who is behind the provocations in South China Sea. ecns.cn on March 23, the Philippines sent a supply vessel and two Coast Guard vessels , without permission from the Chinese government, to intrude into the adjacent waters of Ren’ai Jiao of China’s Nansha Qundao, in an attempt to send construction materials to the military vessel illegally grounded at Ren’ai Jiao for its repair and reinforcement. China Coast Guard took necessary measures at sea‚in‚accordance‚with‚law to safeguard China’s rights, firmly obstructed the Philippines’ vessels, and foiled the Philippines’ attempt.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Severe convection causes 4 deaths, more than 10 injuries in E China. ecns.cn Severe atmospheric convection involving strong winds, thunderstorms, and heavy rainfall hit Nanchang, Jiangxi Province on Sunday morning, causing four deaths and more than 10 injuries, according to local authorities.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). First unite of Maerdang Hydropower Station connected to grid. ecns.cn No. 5 unite of the Maerdang Hydropower Station, China’s highest-altitude facility of its kind on the upper reaches of the Yellow River, has successfully completed trial operation and was connected to the grid for power generation in Maqen County.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). China’s homegrown manned airship completes first transfer flight. ecns.cn Xiangyun AS700, China’s independently developed civil manned airship, landed at Shashi Airport in Jingzhou, Hubei Province after 1 hour and 46 minutes of flight on Saturday.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Second phase of neutron source project underway. ecns.cn China began construction of the second phase of a major science infrastructure project on Saturday in Dongguan, Guangdong province, hoping to use a “super microscope” to achieve more breakthroughs in sectors such as the aerospace and superconductive materials industries.

The Independent (2024-04-01). Archbishop Ssemogerere urges good works beyond Lenten season, fight against corruption. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Archbishop of Kampala Paul Ssemogerere has emphasized the importance of continuing acts of kindness and righteousness beyond the Lenten period. Archbishop Ssemogerere made the remarks while giving his homily during Easter mass at Lubaga Cathedral. He said that while Easter marks a joyous occasion, the conclusion of Lent should …

Associated Press (2024-04-01). Romania and Bulgaria partially join Europe’s Schengen travel zone with land border checks to remain. scmp.com After years of negotiations to join Europe’s ID-check-free travel zone, there is now free access for travellers arriving by air or sea from both countries, marking new step in countries’ integration with the EU.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Australian Greens MPs, unionists sign on to demand Russian anti-war activist Boris Kagarlitsky's freedom. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Nyingchi greets peach blossoms. ecns.cn Breathtaking scenery of peach blossoms in Nyingchi, southwest China’s Xizang Autonomous Region.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). China had over 1.267 million UAVs by end of 2023. ecns.cn China’s drone industry has witnessed robust development over the past years with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used in more areas of the economy, official data showed.”ÄÄ…

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Insights丨 Literature works bridge for communications between China and Brazil: Brazilian professor. ecns.cn

Staff (2024-04-01). Nicholas Tse, tourists in Hong Kong, canteens for seniors: 5 weekend reads you may have missed. scmp.com From pop culture figure Nicholas Tse to tourists in Hong Kong, here are five stories you may have missed over the weekend.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Nations eye cooperation in aquaculture. ecns.cn Experts see huge potential for cooperation between China and Southeast Asian nations in promoting marine ranching, which is a viable solution to addressing overfishing in the region.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Victorian nurses reject gov’t enterprise offer. greenleft.org.au

The Independent (2024-04-01). Masaka Catholic Bishop urges leaders to tame egos. independent.co.ug Masaka, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Masaka Diocesan Catholic Bishop Severus Jjumba has challenged political leaders in the area to restrain their egos, to avoid frustrating social progress and transformation of their communities. During his homily, while leading Easter Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Cathedral Kitovu, in Nyendo-Ssenyange division Masaka City, Bishop Jjumba …

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Indonesian president-elect’s visit to China sends positive signal: experts. ecns.cn Indonesian president-elect Prabowo Subianto’s visit to China has shown the world how important the latter is to the future Indonesian government, experts said.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). David McBride: ABC Four Corners program a ‘hit job’. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Around 300 held for illegally seeking profits from securities. ecns.cn A total of 294 people involved in 15 groups suspected of illegally seeking profits after providing securities-related information for investors have been recently detained by Beijing police.

The Independent (2024-04-01). Guyanese president rebuts BBC journalist’s climate change lecture. independent.co.ug MEXICO CITY | Xinhua | In a clip of interview released on Friday, Guyanese President Irfaan Ali exposed what he said is the hypocrisy of BBC and western countries against developing countries over the issue of climate change. “Are you and your system in the pockets of those who destroyed the environment through the industrial …

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Palestinian protesters stop ZIM ship, 17 arrested. greenleft.org.au

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Julian Assange tormented by the British High Court. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Ministry braces for busy flood season. ecns.cn Due to the impact of extreme weather, this year’s flood season, which started on Monday, will feature a concurrence of droughts and floods, with floods being more widespread, a hydrologic expert said.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). 2nd Airbus A320 assembly line project under construction in Tianjin. ecns.cn The foundation construction of the largest single building of the 2nd Airbus Tianjin A320 Family Final Assembly Line Project has completed on Sunday. The project, aimed to manufacture both A320 and A321neo aircraft, is expected to enter into service by the end of 2026.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). China-Myanmar operation nabs over 800 telecom fraud suspects. ecns.cn A total of 807 people suspected of cross-border telecom fraud were recently captured, thanks to a joint international crackdown launched by police from China and Myanmar.

The Independent (2024-04-01). Entebbe records 6,000 passengers daily for three consecutive months. independent.co.ug Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Airport recorded a total of 177,367 international passengers in February 2024, according to the Civil Aviation Authority-CAA. According to Vianney Mpungu Luggya, the Manager of Public Affairs at the Uganda Civil Aviation Authority — UCAA, the number included 93,884 and 83,483 departing and arriving passengers respectively. This implies airport …

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Green goods at affordable price hailed. ecns.cn The provision of large volumes of green products by China at an affordable price has drawn praise from global experts.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival held in New York City. ecns.cn People wearing tall floral hats participate in the annual Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival on the fifth avenue in New York City, the United States, March 31, 2024.

The Independent (2024-04-01). Namirembe Bishop calls for corrupt leaders to repent. independent.co.ug Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Bishop of Namirembe Diocese Rt. Rev. Moses Banja has asked leaders to use this year’s resurrection of Christ to repent. The Bishop’s call comes at a time when the country is awash with several allegations of corruption in numerous government institutions including Parliament. Preaching to Christians on Easter …

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Paris 2024 official stamp unveiled in France. ecns.cn The official stamp for the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games was officially released on Friday.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). Racism behind go-stop-partly-go visas for Gazans. greenleft.org.au

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Trains on east route of China-Europe freight line reach record high in Q1. ecns.cn The east route of the China-Europe freight rail line, consisting of the Manzhouli, Suifenhe and Tongjiang ports, recorded the passage of 1,443 trains, an increase of 7.6 percent compared with the same period last year.

ecns.cn (2024-04-01). Heavy rainfall forecast during Qingming Festival. ecns.cn Some regions in Central and South China are expected to experience moderate to heavy rainfall during the upcoming Qingming Festival holiday, which lasts from Thursday to Saturday, the country’s meteorological authority said on Monday.

greenleft.org.au (2024-04-01). First Nations peoples tell of their resistance to fossil fuel corporations. greenleft.org.au

teleSUR, DRL (2024-04-01). Suman 32.845 los palestinos asesinados por Israel en Gaza. telesurtv.net La madrugada de este lunes, el Ejército israelí confirmó su retirada del hospital de Al Shifa, en ciudad de Gaza, que ha quedado fuera de servicio tras la destrucción causada por las tropas sionistas.

teleSUR, JCM, MER, SH, JGN, JDO (2024-04-01). Minuto a minuto del asedio israelí contra la Franja de Gaza. telesurtv.net Organizaciones de DD.HH. han realizado varios llamados a un alto al fuego inmediato ante la grave situación que se vive en los territorios palestinos.

teleSUR, SH (2024-04-01). Hallan cadáveres en un hospital de Gaza tras retirada israelí. telesurtv.net Fuentes medicas palestinas informaron que se recuperaron más de 20 cadáveres en el complejo médico Al Shifa tras la retirada de tropas israelíes del hospital.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-01). Continúan negociaciones para cese el fuego en Gaza. telesurtv.net Las tertulias se llevarán a cabo en El Cairo, la capital de Egipto, donde se tiene previsto que para el domingo Israel presente sus condiciones para cesar el genocidio.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-04-01). Israel destruye e incendia hospital Al-Shifa tras dos semanas de asedio. telesurtv.net El director del Shifa, Marwan Abu Saada, afirmó que “la destrucción del complejo hace que sea imposible retomar el trabajo y el hospital ha quedado fuera de servicio”.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Cuatro palestinos mueren por desnutrición en hospital de Gaza. telesurtv.net Los médicos allí dicen que los bebés mueren de hambre y deshidratación debido al bloqueo de Israel.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-01). Israel bombardea hospital que albergaba personal de la OMS. telesurtv.net Personal de la OMS y periodistas fueron testigos del ataque perpetrado por el ejército sionista de Israel.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-01). Exigen en Israel elecciones anticipadas y dimisión de Netanyahu. telesurtv.net Se estima que solo en Tel Aviv participaron unas 100.000 personas. Organizaciones inician desde este lunes y hasta el sábado 6 de abril una semana de protestas.

Manlio Dinucci (2024-04-01). Por trás do Massacre de Moscou. globalresearch.ca O ataque terrorista à sala de concertos de Moscou, que resultou na morte de 140 civis indefesos (um número que pode aumentar devido ao alto número de feridos), foi realizado por quatro assassinos profissionais, membros do ISIS-K (Estado Islâmico Khorasan), …

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Presidente Sirio afirma que el socialismo es la justicia social. radiohc.cu Damasco, 1 abr (RHC) El presidente sirio Bashar Al-Assad consideró hoy que el socialismo no es la propiedad de los medios de producción, sino más bien la justicia social.

Martha Ríos (2024-04-01). En Cuba fortalecen sistema de vigilancia del ozono troposférico. radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abr (RHC) Cuba trabaja en el fortalecimiento metodológico del Sistema de Vigilancia y Alerta Temprana del ozono troposférico (O3), compuesto contaminante que resulta dañino para diferentes cultivos agrícolas como el tabaco, la papa, el tomate y el ajo.

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Afamado músico italiano donará su guitarra a museo de Cuba. radiohc.cu Roma, 1 abr (RHC) El afamado guitarrista italiano Davide Lo Surdo donará al Museo Nacional de la Música de Cuba uno de los instrumentos que utilizará durante su próxima gira en mayo por escenarios de ese país, indicó hoy una fuente diplomática.

Martha Ríos (2024-04-01). Fiscalía de Venezuela enlaza a Colombia y EEUU con planes conspirativos. radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abr (RHC) El fiscal general Tarek William Saab denunció este lunes en Caracas planes conspirativos que se tejen desde Colombia y Estados Unidos contra Venezuela, y apuntó que es la novena acción presentada públicamente por el Ministerio Público.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-04-01). Cuarteta de Cuba a clasificatorio de taekwondo ya está en Dominicana. radiohc.cu Santo Domingo, 1 abr (PL).- Los taekwondistas de Cuba que participarán en República Dominicana en el Campeonato Clasificatorio de Taekwondo para los Juegos Olímpicos de París 2024 asisten en Santo Domingo a una base de entrenamiento previo al certamen.

Martha Ríos (2024-04-01). Nueva masacre en Ecuador dejar tres fallecidos (+Foto). radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abr (RHC) Una nueva masacre tuvo lugar en el noroeste de la ciudad de Guayaquil, este domingo, con el saldo preliminar de tres personas muertas e igual número de heridos, en medio de la ola de violencia que atraviesa Ecuador.

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Italia disfruta la mejor rumba cubana con Los Muñequitos de Matanzas. radiohc.cu Roma, 1 abr (RHC) Los Muñequitos de Matanzas, agrupación rumbera que ocupa un lugar cimero en la historia musical de Cuba, comenzó sus presentaciones en Italia como parte de una gira por Europa.

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Provincia central de Cuba para Festival Piña Colada. radiohc.cu Ciego de àÅvila, 1 abr (RHC) Diferentes espacios culturales de esta central provincia de Cuba, están listos hoy para recibir a los músicos y agrupaciones de Cuba e invitados extranjeros que asistirán al Festival Piña Colada, a desarrollarse del 3 al 7 próximos.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-04-01). Corte paquistaní suspende prisión para exprimer ministro. telesurtv.net Imran Khan y su esposa también estuvieron encantados durante siete años cuando un tribunal dictaminó el 3 de febrero que su matrimonio de 2018 violaba la ley islámica.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-04-01). Venezuela denuncia retórica guerrerista de Guyana. telesurtv.net Vladimir Padrino López mostró un video en el que el presidente de Guyana Irfaan Alí, en una reciente entrevista concedida a la BBC, habría asomado la “posibilidad de conformación de una coalición internacional.

teleSUR, rzr, MS (2024-04-01). Colombia y Argentina comienzan a distender sus “diferencias” telesurtv.net Ambas naciones sudamericanas sostienen su “voluntad de estrechar sus lazos”, haciendo mención a los históricos vínculos políticos, comerciales, culturales e institucionales, y especialmente a las diásporas colombiana y argentina que residen en ambos países.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). China expone que Filipinas incumple compromiso sobre mar Meridional. telesurtv.net La flota naval china, compuesta por los buques de guerra Xueshan y Lushan del Comando del Teatro Meridional del Ejército Popular de Liberación de China, realizó entrenamientos en el mar Meridional.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-04-01). Finaliza sin éxito rescate de 13 mineros rusos atrapados. telesurtv.net El operador de la mina señaló que las “perforaciones” realizadas han demostrado que las zonas donde podrían encontrarse los mineros, a más de 120 metros bajo tierra, han quedado sepultadas por rocas, e inundadas.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-01). Fiscalía de Ecuador advierte sobre planes desestabilizadores. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que los grupos criminales buscan realizar ataques para desviar la atención sobre el caso “Metástasis”, donde se investiga una trama de corrupción dentro de los organismos judiciales, policiales y penales.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2024-04-01). Más de 100.000 migrantes han cruzado la selva del Darién en el 2024. telesurtv.net La frontera selvática entre Colombia y Panamá se ha convertido en los últimos años en un corredor para los migrantes que desde Suramérica tratan de llegar a Estados Unidos.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Papa Francisco reitera llamado a un alto el fuego en Gaza. telesurtv.net En un mensaje pronunciado con motivo de la Pascua en el Vaticano, Francisco afirmó: “Pido una vez más que se garantice la entrega de ayuda humanitaria a Gaza y un alto el fuego inmediato.”

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Fiscal general de Venezuela denuncia una nueva acción para desestabilizar al país. telesurtv.net El fiscal general Tarek William Saab informó que se investigará a Orlando Avendaño por instigación al odio, para ello se designó a a la Fiscalía 19 Nacional.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-01). Presidenta de Perú pide que adelanten su audiencia ante la Fiscalía. telesurtv.net Este pronunciamiento se da después de que el Ministerio Público citara a Dina Boluarte nuevamente luego de que no asistiera a la primera toma de declaración ni a la reprogramada, dado que, según la defensa, ella no tenía conocimiento sobre este pedido por parte de esta entidad del Estado.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Padrino López denuncia planes de agresión contra Venezuela. telesurtv.net El ministro de Defensa señaló que a medida que se acerca el 28 de julio aumentarán los intentos violentos y fratricidas que tratan de enlutar la vida política del país.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Presidenta de Perú pide que se le tome declaración de forma inmediata. telesurtv.net Los allanamientos fueron autorizados por el Juzgado Supremo de Investigación Preparatoria, que preside el juez supremo Juan Carlos Checkley, a pedido del fiscal de la nación.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2024-04-01). Fiscalía colombiana crea grupo para investigar masacre en Bogotá. telesurtv.net La Secretaría de Seguridad de Bogotá maneja la hipótesis que la masacre estaría vinculada al enfrentamiento de varias estructuras criminales en la zona.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-01). Fiscalía de Ecuador advierte sobre planes desestabilizadores. telesurtv.net Las autoridades indicaron que los grupos criminales buscan desviar la atención sobre la investigación de una trama de corrupción dentro de los organismos judiciales, policiales y penales.

teleSUR, rzr, JCM (2024-04-01). Türkiye acude a las urnas para elegir autoridades municipales. t.co De las 81 provincias turcas, 30 tienen la calificación de “macrourbe”, lo que hace que el alcalde de la capital provincial rija los destinos de toda la provincia, dándole al cargo una gran relevancia política.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-01). Partido opositor CHP encabeza elecciones municipales en Türkiye. t.co Presidente Erdogan admitió que el resultado no era el esperado, pero expresó su certeza de que su partido, el AKP, ganará los comicios generales previstos para 2028.

María Candela (2024-04-01). Cubanos en otras latitudes enlazados con su tierra. radiohc.cu Fortalecer la relación con los nacionales residentes en el exterior y sus descendientes resalta entre las líneas de la política exterior de Cuba, de ahí las frecuentes actividades con esas personas, generadas por las misiones de La Habana allende fronteras.

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Agencia Saharaui agradece apoyo de Cuba a causa independentista de su pueblo. radiohc.cu Argel, 1 abr (RHC) La Agencia Saharaui de Noticias (SPS) en una carta difundida hoy aquí agradeció al gobierno cubano y la Agencia Informativa Latinoamericana Prensa Latina por su apoyo a la justa lucha del pueblo saharaui por la independencia.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-04-01). Gobierno mexicano repatria a 34 connacionales desde Haití. telesurtv.net En su habitual intercambio con la prensa, el presidente de México, Andrés Manuel López Obrado calificó este hecho como “una información buena”.

teleSUR, rzr, SH (2024-04-01). Candidata a diputada sale ilesa de atentado en México. telesurtv.net Según reportes policiales, Alda Pacheco y su compañera de partido Laura Gallardo fueron interceptadas mientras circulaban por una carretera del estado de Guanajuato.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-04-01). Parlamento de Israel prohíbe transmisión de canal Al Jazeera. telesurtv.net El órgano aprobó una ley con la cual se podrá cerrar la señal de un canal y cuya “decisión se tomará sujeta a una opinión profesional de los funcionarios de seguridad”.

_____ (2024-04-01). (Italiano) Ritorno di Gaza. transcend.org Oltre l’immane tragedia umana in svolgimento nell’atrocità di Gaza, prende forma una domanda: i dirigenti israeliani, politici e militari, hanno perso del tutto il lume della ragione? Un maglio per un mal di denti, quelle punture d’ago di razzi lanciati per rabbia, 8 uccisi — e allora ne uccidono 800?>

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-04-01). Otra loable actuación de Arlenis Sierra en Tour Ciclístico de Flandes. radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abr (JIT).- La cubana Arlenis Sierra protagonizó una loable actuación en el XXI Tour Ciclístico de Flandes 2024, en Bélgica, al arribar decimosegunda.

Raúl Rodríguez (2024-04-01). Metro de París renombra estaciones para saludar los Juegos Olímpicos. radiohc.cu París, 1 abr (PL).- El Metro de París cambió el nombre de una quincena de sus estaciones para saludar la acogida en la Ciudad de la Luz de los Juegos Olímpicos y Paralímpicos este verano.

teleSUR, SH (2024-04-01). Al menos tres fallecidos en una nueva masacre en Ecuador. telesurtv.net Efectivos de la Policía ecuatoriana realizan las acciones pertinentes para dar con los responsables de la nueva masacre en la ciudad de Guayaquil.

teleSUR, DRL (2024-04-01). Masacres en costa ecuatoriana se saldan con 11 muertos. telesurtv.net La Fiscalía abrió una investigación por el asesinato de esas nueve personas, ocurrido este sábado en el Guasmo Sur, en medio de la ofensiva gubernamental contra las pandillas.

teleSUR, SH (2024-04-01). Confirman el asesinato de líder campesino en Arauca, Colombia. telesurtv.net El senador colombiano Robert Daza condenó el asesinato del líder social Graciel Mendoza en una zona rural del departamento de Arauca.

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Controlan incendio en las cercanías del hotel Los Caneyes, en Villa Clara. radiohc.cu La Habana, 1 abril (RHC) Cerca de la medianoche de este domingo, fuerzas combinadas de bomberos y guardabosques lograron controlar un incendio en el área forestal cercana al hotel Los Caneyes y el Centro de Capacitación del Turismo (Formatur), a unos 5 km de la ciudad de Santa Clara.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-01). Policía de Ecuador brinda detalles sobre masacre en Guayaquil. telesurtv.net Aún no se conocen los móviles del homicidio múltiple. Todas las víctimas eran mayores de edad y solo uno tenía registrados antecedentes penales.

teleSUR, dcdc, JCM (2024-04-01). Decimonoveno Gobierno palestino presta juramento. telesurtv.net Este tiene entre sus prioridades detener la agresión israelí contra el territorio, aumentar el volumen de ayuda humanitaria para la zona afectada y mejorar las condiciones económicas y financieras.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Asciende a 37.782 la cifra de palestinos asesinados en Gaza. telesurtv.net Los ataques israelíes continuaron en el territorio palestino asediado y devastado, incluidos los alrededores de varios hospitales.

reenvia Red Latina sin fronteras (2024-04-01). Andalucía: Jornaleras de la fresa en Huelva. indybay.org Andalucía | Las jornaleras de Huelva inician la temporada: accidentes laborales desatendidos y horas extra sin pagar…

Maria Calvo (2024-04-01). Inicia evento científico BioHabana 2024. radiohc.cu Matanzas, 1 abr (RHC) La segunda edición del evento científico BioHabana 2024 inicia hoy en el Centro Convenciones Plaza América de Varadero de la cubana provincia de Matanzas con participación de más de mil 300 delegados y representantes de 25 países.

María Candela (2024-04-01). Investigan nuevo proyecto en ecosistemas costeros de Cuba (+Foto y Audio). radiohc.cu Cienfuegos, 1 abr (RHC) El Centro de Estudios Ambientales de Cienfuegos (CEAC) inicio un nuevo proyecto nacional de investigación denominado La percepción remota en la determinación del indicador de productividad primaria en ecosistemas costeros de Cuba‚Äï Clorofila_SAT.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-01). Exigen justicia en Brasil ante crímenes de la dictadura militar. telesurtv.net Movimientos sociales se movilizaron en favor de la memoria, la verdad y la justicia durante la Marcha del Silencio por las Víctimas de la Violencia de Estado, en Sao Paulo.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Ataque deja dos soldados muertos y cuatro heridos en Pakistán. telesurtv.net En otro ataque más contra las fuerzas paquistaníes, varios militares murieron al parecer cuando un equipo de desactivación de bombas en el distrito de Gwadar fue objeto de un intenso ataque.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). China y Francia acuerdan construir relación de mayor estabilidad. telesurtv.net La visita del canciller Stéphane Séjourné se enmarca en el 60º aniversario de las relaciones diplomáticas entre Francia y China.

teleSUR, SH (2024-04-01). Irán expresa respaldo a elecciones presidenciales en Venezuela. telesurtv.net Irán llamó a la comunidad internacional a acompañar y brindar el apoyo necesario al proceso electoral venezolano.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-01). Nicaragua saluda aniversario 45 de República Islámica de Irán. telesurtv.net Ambas naciones han derrotado las medidas restrictivas unilaterales impuestas por EE.UU. y Europa.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Consulado de Irán en Damasco queda destruido tras ataque israelí. telesurtv.net Como consecuencia del ataque, al menos seis personas fueron asesinadas.

teleSUR, SH (2024-04-01). Ataques a un campo de refugiados deja tres muertos en Gaza. telesurtv.net En otra masacre perpetrada por Israel, al menos 12 civiles palestinos fueron asesinados mientras esperaban la llegada de ayuda humanitaria en la ciudad de Gaza.

teleSUR, MS (2024-04-01). Oposición gana en las elecciones municipales de Türkiye. telesurtv.net El presidente de Türkiye reconoció la victoria opositora, destacando la reelección del alcalde de Estambul, Ekrem Imamoglu.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-01). Tiroteo se salda con siete menores heridos en Indianápolis, EE.UU. telesurtv.net Entre ellos había un niño de 12 años. Se hallan fuera de peligro. Hasta el momento no hay sospechosos ni arrestados por el hecho violento.

teleSUR, JDO (2024-04-01). Presidente ruso emite decreto sobre reclutamiento de primavera. telesurtv.net A través del documento, publicado en la página oficial del Kremlin, se recluta a 150.000 ciudadanos al servicio militar obligatorio.

teleSUR, JCM (2024-04-01). Rusia acusa oficialmente a Ucrania de participar en ataque terrorista. telesurtv.net Entre otras cosas, la Cancillería rusa solicitó la detención del jefe del Servicio de Seguridad de Ucrania.

The Committee for the Respect of Freedoms, Human Rights in Tunisia (2024-04-01). Tunisian authorities strive to legalize racism with European blessing. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-04-01). The World Bank and the IMF in Indonesia: an emblematic interference. cadtm.org

Michael Roberts (2024-04-01). Sri Lanka’s debt trap and the vultures. cadtm.org

Eric Toussaint (2024-04-01). For a Europe of the peoples against the EU fortress of capitalism. cadtm.org

Collective (2024-04-01). CSOs and TUs reject cosmetic consultations of IMF. cadtm.org

Boris Kagarlitsky International Solidarity Campaign (2024-04-01). Free Boris Kagarlitsky and all Russian anti-war political prisoners! cadtm.org

Capire, Helena Zelic, Tica Moreno (2024-04-01). The Voices of Palestinian Women. cadtm.org

GRAIN (2024-04-01). Food inflation: The math doesn’t add up without factoring in corporate power. cadtm.org

Pierre Rousset, Sushovan Dhar (2024-04-01). View from India: a retrospective of Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Narenda Modi in late January 2024. cadtm.org Emmanuel Macron visited India on 25 and 26 January. The interview below was prepared for this occasion. However, for reasons largely beyond our control, its finalisation was postponed until now. Better late than never?
| Sushovan Dhar is an Indian political activist and trade unionist. He is a member of the CADTM International network.
| Pierre Rousset — Can we look back at the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India on 25 and 26 January? On the 26th, he attended the Republic Day (…) | – | /…

Franck Gaudichaud, Luis Reygada (2024-04-01). Chile : “The working classes have dropped out” cadtm.org

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Islamic Resistance fighters targeted at 04:00 pm on Monday, April 1, 2024, a technical team of the “Israeli” enemy while they were conducting maintenance on technical and espionage equipment at Al-Baghdadi site with artillery shells, causing confirmed injuries: statement. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Hezbollah Continues Striking Israeli Occupation Sites near Lebanon Border. english.almanar.com.lb In support of the Palestinian people and resistance in Gaza and in light of the Israeli aggression on the various South Lebanon villages, the Islamic Resistance continued striking the Zionist occupation sites near Lebanon border. Hezbollah military media issued consecutive statements to illustrate the attacks and their outcomes. The first statement mentioned that the Islamic …

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Israeli Aggression Targets Iranian Consulate in Mezzeh Neighborhood, Damascus. english.almanar.com.lb An Israeli act of aggression targeted on Monday afternoon the headquarters of Iranian consulate in Mezzeh neighborhood in the Syrian capital Damascus. SANA reported that the aggression left martyrs and injuries and caused massive destruction to the building and damage to neighboring buildings. The Syrian army air defenses repelled some of the Israeli agression’s missiles. …

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Iraq’s Islamic Resistance Strikes Vital Israeli Target in Retaliation for Palestinian Massacres. english.almanar.com.lb The Islamic Resistance in Iraq has announced that they successfully attacked a vital Israeli target in the occupied Palestinian territories using appropriate weapons. The attack, which occurred early Monday, is part of the group’s ongoing resistance against the Israeli occupation and in solidarity with the people of Gaza who have been victims of Israeli massacres. …

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Gaza Horrified as IOF Leaves Trail of Destruction at Al-Shifa Hospital. english.almanar.com.lb In a cruel act of terror, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have left behind a trail of devastation at Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital, with reports of around 300 decomposing bodies found in the vicinity. Mahmoud Basal, spokesperson for the Civil Defense in Gaza, revealed that the bodies showed signs of torture and execution, with some victims …

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Israeli soldier killed in Gaza, raising the death toll of the ground offensive in the besieged enclave to 256: Israeli media. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Syria State TV reports an Israeli aggression on a building in the Mezzeh neighborhood of Damascus. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Israeli occupation police, Shin Bet arrest sister of Hamas Leader Haniyeh in Tal As-Sabi (Tel Sheva). english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Hezbollah fighters target Ruwaisat Al-Alam site in the occupied Lebanese Kfarshouba Hills with missiles, inflicting direct hits: statement. english.almanar.com.lb

english.almanar.com.lb (2024-04-01). Hezbollah fighters target Ruwaisat Al-Alam site in the occupied Lebanese Kfarshouba Hills with artillery shells, inflicting direct hits: statement. english.almanar.com.lb

newarab (2024-04-01). Gaza: Dozens killed in new strikes amid reports of talks. newarab.com Deadly Israeli airstrikes pounded the Gaza Strip overnight as Israeli attacks continued in the besieged and devastated Palestinian territory, including around several hospitals. | At least 75 people were killed overnight in new Israeli bombardment and ground attacks, most of them women and children, according to Gaza’s health ministry. | Gaza’s government media office also said that over 4…

newarab (2024-04-01). US accused of hypocrisy over ‘obscene’ Israel arms transfer. newarab.com US lawmakers accused the Biden administration of hypocrisy on Friday after it voiced concerns over The transfer includes over 1,800 bombs weighing 2,000 pounds each,

newarab (2024-04-01). Hamas ‘undecided’ on sending delegation to new truce talks. newarab.com A Hamas official told AFP on Sunday that the Palestinian armed group had not made a decision on whether to send a delegation to Talks were to resume in Cairo on Sunday, Egyptian TV station Al-Qahera reported, two days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave approval for fresh negotiations. | Mediators had hoped to secure a ceasefire before the start of Ramadan, but progress stalled and the Muslim holy month is more than half over. | “There is no indication o…

newarab (2024-04-01). Actor Ramy Youssef calls for Gaza ceasefire on SNL show. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). Pope Francis, in Easter address, calls for Gaza ceasefire. newarab.com Francis presided over Mass in a packed St Peter’s Square, and then delivered his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) blessing and message from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica. | Francis, 87…

newarab (2024-04-01). Hamas makes four demands for successful Gaza ceasefire talks. newarab.com This was discussed during a meeting in the Iranian capital Tehran, betwee…

newarab (2024-04-01). Italy plays key role in equipping Israeli navy. newarab.com [This piece is part of a yet-to-be launched investigative section called “For the Record”. The New Arab believes that public interest comes first and that publishing research findings, even if not conclusive, can inform future investigative efforts]. | The Israeli Navy has been actively involved in attacks against Gaza. Since October 9, Israeli naval vessels have supported ground and air forces, actively contributing to the destruction of the Strip. Two Italian companies, Leonardo and Simmel Difesa, have long provided Israel with the military capabilities to bombard Gaza from the sea. | While Leonardo (formerl…

newarab (2024-04-01). South Lebanon: Four UN peacekeepers wounded in explosion. newarab.com The United Nations said four of its military observers were wounded Saturday when a shell exploded near them in Lebanon’s official National News Agency said Israel was behind the explosion, though the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) has not yet…

newarab (2024-04-01). Thousands of Israelis protest Netanyahu as talks stall. newarab.com Tens of thousands of Israelis protested Protesters on Sunday said that their demonstration was the largest ever against Netanyahu since Israel’s war on Gaza broke out. | They blocked one of the main highways in Jerusalem, while police used water cannons agains…

newarab (2024-04-01). Palestinian killed by Israeli army after alleged stabbing. newarab.com A The Israeli forces said an “officer was lightly injured as a result of a stabbing attack” as police said the reported attacker was killed by gunfire. | Israeli media said the attacker was a young Israeli citizen whose Palestinian Bedouin clan hails from the Negev (or Naqab…

newarab (2024-04-01). Civilians under fire in Gaza as Israel creates ‘kill zones’. newarab.com Anyone entering “kill zones” established by the The Israeli army has “broad latitude to designate areas with loose rules of engagement where soldiers This prac…

newarab (2024-04-01). UK gov lawyers say Israel is breaking humanitarian law. newarab.com Alicia Kearns, the Conservative Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, reportedly made the comments during a fundr…

newarab (2024-04-01). France to charge French-Israelis committing crimes in Gaza. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). Malaysia arrests three ‘for supplying Israeli man with guns’. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). Israel attacked Al-Shifa after ‘tribal security plan failed’. newarab.com Israel’s sustained attack on Israeli forces wanted to form teams from local tribes to administer the area and provide services, but failed to do so.

newarab (2024-04-01). 1948 Palestinians protest for Gaza on Land Day. newarab.com Thousands of Palestinians living within Israel’s 1948 borders have protested on the 48th On 30th March 1976, Israeli troops killed six unarmed Palestinian citizens of Israel who were protesting against a planned seizure of huge swathes of Palestinian land in the Galilee region by the Israeli government. | That event has been comme…

newarab (2024-04-01). Calls for more Jordan protests against Gaza war, Israel ties. newarab.com Activists in

newarab (2024-04-01). Israel proposes dismantling UNRWA, replacing with new body. newarab.com Israel has proposed dismantling the UN’s agency for Palestinian refugees, Citing UN sources, the proposal was made last week by Israeli army chief Herzi Halevi to UN officials in Israel, who in turn passed it onto United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres. | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he wanted to see the agency dismantled and replaced with…

newarab (2024-04-01). Israel seized 27,000 decares of West Bank land since 7 Oct. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). US, Israel to hold virtual meeting to discuss Rafah invasion. newarab.com The US and Israel will hold a virtual meeting on Monday to discuss a possible Citing four American and Israeli officials, Axios said the meeting will discuss alternative proposals by President Joe Biden’s administration to the potential invasion of Rafah, adding that the meeting was supposed to be held last week. | Rafah, at the southernmost end of the besieged Gaza Strip, is the last major urban centre in the enclave y…

newarab (2024-04-01). Gaza’s Al-Shifa ‘mass graveyard’ as Israel troops exit. newarab.com Hundreds of people, including some who had been sheltering in the

newarab (2024-04-01). Israel leaves Gaza’s Al-Shifa; strikes kill 8 in Damascus. newarab.com Hundreds of people returned to Al-Shifa and the surrounding area after the withdrawal early Monday, where they found scenes of utter devastation and do…

newarab (2024-04-01). 8 killed, including Iran Guard, in Israeli strike in Syria. newarab.com Britain-based war monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said eight people, including several Guards members, were killed when “Israeli missiles destroyed the building of an annex to the Iran…

newarab (2024-04-01). UK MPs call on govt to resume UNRWA funding ‘without delay’. newarab.com British parliamentarians are calling on the government to immediately resume funding of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, In a letter sent to Foreign Minister David Cameron, MPs and members of the House of Lords questioned why the UK decided to cut off financial aid to UNRWA, an…

newarab (2024-04-01). New Palestinian government sworn in, gets wary greeting. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). Iran alerted Russia to security threat before Moscow attack, sources say. newarab.com In the deadliest attack inside Russia in 20 years, gunmen opened fire with automatic weapons at concertgoers on 22 March at the Crocus City…

newarab (2024-04-01). Moscow attack: Has the Islamic State really made a comeback. newarab.com The At the peak of the group’s power, the

newarab (2024-04-01). Hamas-led authorities accuse PA of trying to infiltrate Gaza. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). Sisi to swear in as Egypt president for third time. newarab.com Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is set to officially Sisi’s inauguration will mark the opening of the first phase of the controversial mega project of the new capital, local news…

newarab (2024-04-01). IMF confirms increasing Egypt’s bailout loan to $8 billion. newarab.com The executive board of the International Monetary Fund confirmed a deal with In a statement late on Friday, the board said its decision would enable Egypt to immediately receive about $820 million as part of the deal which w…

newarab (2024-04-01). US House Rep Tim Walberg calls for Gaza to be nuked. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). Iranian TV journalist stabbed in London in stable condition. newarab.com A UK-based journalist for Pouria Zeraati, a presenter for Persian-language outlet “He’s doing very well actually. He’s in the hospital recovering from the atta…

newarab (2024-04-01). Eight killed in car bomb attack at north Syria market. newarab.com A bomb exploded in a shopping area in a northern Syrian city held by At least “eight people were killed and 23 others wounded” when “a car bomb exploded in the middle of a popular market” in The Britain-based Observatory, which has a network of sour…

newarab (2024-04-01). IS ‘execute’ eight Syrian regime soldiers in desert. newarab.com IS overran large swathes of Syria and Iraq in 2014, proclaiming its “caliphate” and launching a reign of terror. | It was defeated territorially in Syria in 2019, but its remnants continue to carry out deadly attacks, particularly in the vast Badia desert which runs from the outskirts of Damascus to the Iraqi border, mainly targetin…

newarab (2024-04-01). US ambassador to Iraq urges KDP join Kurdistan’s June vote. newarab.com The United States Ambassador to Iraq, Alina L. Romanowski, is spearheading a diplomatic endeavour to encourage the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) to engage in the Kurdistan region’s forthcoming elections slated for June 10, as Iraq’s Electoral Commission assures the timely conduct of the vote. | On March 19, the political bureau of the KDP reiterated its firm opposition to participating in the electoral process, labelling it as fundamentally flawed. This stance was prompted by the ruling of Iraq’s Supreme Federal Court on February 23, which deemed the Kurdistan region parliament’s minority quota seats…

newarab (2024-04-01). Grim Easter for Gaza’s Christians, Jerusalem churches empty. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). Istanbul top prize as Turkey votes in local polls. newarab.com Turks were voting on Sunday in municipal elections, with all eyes on Istanbul, the national “jewel” that But there appeared no excess of enthusiasm at polling stations, AFP correspondents reported, to a backdrop of “Everyone is worried about the day to day,” said Guler Kaya, admitting she had had to stop…

newarab (2024-04-01). How Turkey’s opposition stunned Erdogan in local elections. newarab.com

newarab (2024-04-01). 9,000 patients ‘need emergency evacuation’ from Gaza: WHO. newarab.com “With only 10 hospitals minimally functional across the whole of #Gaza, thousands of patients continue to be deprived of health care,” Before the war,…

newarab (2024-04-01). US announces new visa restrictions on Syria regime officials. newarab.com The United States introduced new State Department Spokesman Matt…

newarab (2024-04-01). Nine children killed by landmine blast in Afghanistan. newarab.com Nine children were killed in a blast in southeastern The mine went off as a group of young boys and girls were playing with it in the Geru district of “An unexploded mine left over f…

newarab (2024-04-01). Meeting Omar Salha, the founder of the Ramadan Tent Project. newarab.com It is easy to speak about managing your self-care and wellness when your business is not at its peak during the highest spiritual point of the year. Or when you’re not leading a team of approximately 15 people and thousands of volunteers across multiple cities. | So how does Omar Salha, the founder and chief executive of the “As the Ramadan Tent Project celebrates over 10 yea…

newarab (2024-04-01). Rockets strike home of PM’s nephew in Libya capital Tripoli. newarab.com An attack targeted the home and office of the Citing an anonymous security source, the channel…

newarab (2024-04-01). Erdogan sees ‘turning point’ for Turkey after poll drubbing. newarab.com Near-final results showed the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) wresting the main cities and Anatolian provinces that were strongholds for Erdogan…

newarab (2024-04-01). Iran persecution of Baha’is ‘crime against humanity’: HRW. newarab.com The New York-based group said that the Baha’is,

newarab (2024-04-01). Saudi court imprisons 12 football fans over ‘Shia chant’. newarab.com A Saudi authorities should immediately quash the verdict, which was based solely on the peaceful expression of exuberant football fans, the US-based rights watchdog said in its statement, highlighting that…

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Chilean protesters demand Gaza ceasefire, end to Israeli siege. presstv.ir Chileans take to the streets of Santiago, demanding a ceasefire in Gaza and an end to the Israeli siege of the territory.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Gaza truce talks to resume in Egypt after UNSC ceasefire demand. presstv.ir Truce talks between Israel and Hamas are expected to resume in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo, days after the United Nations Security Council issued its first demand for a ceasefire in the war on Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Raeisi: Muslim states must cut all ties with Israel, force it to end crimes. presstv.ir The Iranian president had a telephone conversation with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Harvard Law School student government urges university to divest from Israel. presstv.ir The Harvard Law School (HLS) Student Government passed a resolution calling on the university to fully divest from any institution that supports the ongoing Israeli genocide of Palestinians.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Al-Qassam commander calls on Palestinians to use all resources to fight Israel. presstv.ir The commander-in-chief of the Qassam Brigades calls on Palestinians to use all their resources to fight against Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). 80 killed in Gaza in 24 hours as Israel continues genocidal campaign. presstv.ir Palestinian officials say at least 80 people have been killed in the Gaza Strip in the last 24 hours.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Al-Qassam commander calls on Palestinians to use all resources to fight Israel. presstv.ir The commander of the al-Qassam Brigades calls on Palestinians to use all their resources to fight against Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Pro-Palestine protesters chain themselves to US warship heading to Gaza. presstv.ir A group of pro-Palestine American protesters chained themselves to a US warship on Friday to block the vessel from transporting weapons and military equipment to Israel.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Iran condemns Israel’s attack on journalists in Gaza. presstv.ir Iran has condemned the latest Israeli crime of targeting journalists inside the Al-Aqsa Hospital compound in the city of Deir el-Balah in central Gaza.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). New Israeli aggression against Syrian capital injures two civilians. presstv.ir Israel’s new attack on the Syrian capital city of Damascus injures two civilians.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Funeral held for three Palestinians killed during Israeli raid on Jenin. presstv.ir Mourners take part in the funeral procession of three Palestinians killed during an Israeli raid on Jenin in the occupied West Bank.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Israeli forces kill Palestinian man over stabbing attack. presstv.ir The Israeli regime’s forces fatally shoot a Palestinian man over an stabbing attack.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Over 400 Palestinians killed in al-Shifa Hospital siege: Gaza media office. presstv.ir Gaza’s media office says more than 400 people have been killed during Israel’s 13-day attack on the al-Shifa Hospital.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Hamas: Israel’s ‘extermination zones’ war crime, violation of all laws. presstv.ir Hamas strongly condemns imposition of so-called extermination zones by Israel across Gaza as a war crime.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Elon Musk: Odessa will fall if Ukraine war lasts long enough. presstv.ir Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says Russia will gain more territory the longer the Ukraine war goes on.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Thousands of houses underwater as dam leak worsens flooding in Indonesia. presstv.ir

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). ‘I saw most appalling atrocities’: UK surgeon who volunteered in Gaza. presstv.ir Four medical doctors from the US, UK, and France shared their experiences in Gaza at the United Nations.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Erdogan concedes local elections setback, calling results ‘turning point’ for his party. presstv.ir The Turkish president concedes his ruling party did not achieve the desired results from local elections.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Car bomb blast kills 8, wounds over 20 in northwestern Syria. presstv.ir At least eight people were killed and 23 others wounded when a car bomb exploded in the middle of a popular market in Syria’s militant-held northern town of Azaz.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Storm leaves widespread damages in various US states. presstv.ir Severe weather has wreaked havoc across parts of the Midwest, with suspected tornadoes touching down in several small towns in Indiana and nearby states on Thursday.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). UN warns planet ‘on the brink’ after warmest decade on record. presstv.ir Global temperatures “smashed” heat records last year.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). US, S Korean troops stage wargames days after Pyongyang fires multiple rockets. presstv.ir South Korean and US troops hold joint drills.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Erdogan concedes local elections setback, calling results ‘turning point’ for his party. presstv.ir The Turkish president concedes his ruling party did not achieve the desired result from local elections.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Iranian, Egyptian FMs discuss ties, Gaza over phone. presstv.ir Iranian and Egyptian FMs discuss bilateral ties and the Gaza situation over phone.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). South Korea’s medical professors submit resignations and join protests. presstv.ir South Korean medical professors submit their resignations en masse to support a trainee doctors’ strike over a government plan to boost medical school admissions.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Iran celebrates 45th anniversary of Islamic Republic’s establishment. presstv.ir Iran celebrated the 45th anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic Republic on Sunday.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Nation determined to keep Iran flag flying high: FM spokesman. presstv.ir Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman says the nation is determined to keep the country’s flag flying high.

presstv.ir (2024-04-01). Storm leaves widespread damage in various US states. presstv.ir Severe weather has wreaked havoc across parts of the Midwest, with suspected tornadoes touching down in several small towns in Indiana and nearby states.

Larry Johnson (2024-04-01). Update on the Baltimore Bridge Crash Catastrophe and my Chat with Nima. sonar21.com

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Explosion Rocks Israel Army Building As Iran-backed Iraqi Resistance Attacks Eilat With Drones. hindustantimes.com The Islamic Resistance in Iraq launched a drone attack targeting Israel Navy’s base in Eilat. The IDF said that drone sirens went off across the region as wave of drones were spotted in the skies. There were no casualties reported but a building was damaged in the attack. The attack from Iran-backed militants came as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi called on all Muslim countries to sever ties with Israel. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). ‘Hail Hamas’ Movement In Jordan; ‘Repeat October 7’ Chants Near Israeli Embassy In Amman. hindustantimes.com Jordan, as some are calling it, is witnessing an anti-Israel movement like never before. Thousands of Jordanians protested near the Israeli Embassy in Amman. Demonstrators were heard chanting “Repeat and Repeat 7 October, New Victory” during the protests. “All Jordanians support Hamas” slogans were also raised by people waving Palestinian flags. Protesters sought the closure of the Israeli Embassy and the cancellation of the peace treaty with Tel Aviv. Watch this report for detailed information. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). ‘For Hostage Deal With Hamas…’: Mossad Chief’s Big Gaza ‘Compromise’ Suggestion To Netanyahu. hindustantimes.com In a fresh development amid war, Mossad chief David Barnea has conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that a hostage deal will only be possible if there is a compromise on the return of Palestinian civilians to north Gaza, Channel 13 news reports. This as Hamas refuses to budge on its demands during truce and hostage talks. Watch the video for more details.

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Al-Qassam Kills 256th Israeli Soldier In Gaza; IDF ‘Withdraws’ From Al-Shifa Hospital | Report. hindustantimes.com The IDF has announced the death of another soldier while fighting Hamas’ Al-Qassam Brigades in southern Gaza on March 31. This brings the number of dead soldiers since Israel began its ground operations in Gaza to 256. Al Jazeera Arabic, meanwhile, reported that Israeli forces had withdrawn from the Al-Shifa Hospital nearly two weeks after it launched raids claiming the presence of Hamas operatives inside. Hamas also released video to show the intense fighting on the medical complex’s premises. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Abu Obaida’s Boss Issues A Chilling Threat To Israel; ‘If You Don’t Have A Gun, Use…’ | Gaza War. hindustantimes.com Hamas’ Al-Qassam Brigades Chief Mohammed Deif has issued a chilling threat to Israel as he called on Palestinians in occupied territories of Gaza and West Bank to attack Israeli soldiers with whatever possible means. Hamas released an audio message of Deif wherein he calls for violence against the Israelis. Watch the video for more details.

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Hezbollah Drops Bomb At Israeli Army Gathering; IDF Kills Top Radwan Commander In Lebanon. hindustantimes.com Israel and Hezbollah are embroiled in the “most deadly” clash near the border. Hezbollah released a video of a purported attack on an Israeli unit near the border. Hezbollah allegedly bombed a gathering of Israeli soldiers at the Raheb site on the Israel-Lebanon border. The video shows a big blast at an Israeli unit after the Hezbollah fighters’ attack. Hezbollah claimed the IDF suffered a big loss in the attack. Meanwhile, the IDF stated that it has eliminated top Hezbollah operative Ismail Al-Zin in a targeted drone strike. Watch this video for more. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). How China Buying Iranian Oil Is Choking U.S. Efforts To Stop Houthi Attacks In Red Sea | Report. hindustantimes.com The Yemen-based and Iran-backed Houthi rebels continue to annoy the U.S. forces in the Red Sea. On March 30, the U.S. forces shot down two drones, one aimed at its warship in the Red Sea and the other prepared for launch from Yemen. Amid this spate of growing attacks, Politico reported how China is helping Iran finance the Houthi attacks. The report said that China is helping Iran choke off ship traffic in the Red Sea. The report added that Beijing was also damaging its own interests in the process. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Macron’s ‘Troops In Ukraine’ Talk Wins NATO Nation Finland’s Backing; ‘Keep Russia Guessing’. hindustantimes.com New NATO member Finland has come out in support of French President Emmanuel Macron’s push to send troops to Ukraine to help it fight against Russia. Finnish foreign minister said that Macron did the right thing to maintain strategic ambiguity. Elina Voltonen said that though there was no pressing need to send troops to Ukraine, Macron’s remarks would keep Russia guessing whether the collective West will deploy troops to Ukraine or not. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Russia Wants Ukraine’s SBU Head To Surrender Over Moscow Attack; Kyiv Rejects ‘Pointless’ Demand. hindustantimes.com Russia has demanded the extradition of Ukraine’s SBU security services head, Vasyl Maliuk, over the Moscow mall attack. In a statement, the Russian foreign ministry said that Ukraine hand over all suspects linked to the terror attack that killed 144 people on March 22. Ukraine rejected the ‘pointless’ demand of Russia and denied any role yet again in the terror attack claimed by the Islamic State. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Russia Rains Missile Fury On Ukraine, Demanding SBU Head’s Surrender In Moscow Attack. hindustantimes.com Russia launched massive missile attacks on Ukraine over the weekend and last night amid a crackdown on terror suspects linked to shooting rampage inside a Moscow mall on March 22. Heavy Russian shelling was reported in several eastern Ukrainian regions including Donetsk and Lviv in the West. Five people were killed in the intense shelling across Ukraine that targeted the war-torn nation’s energy infrastructure. Watch for more details. INTERNATIONAL NEWS…

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). ‘Won’t Spare Traitors & Terrorists’: After Putin’s Order, Russian Security Chief’s Big Warning. hindustantimes.com Russia has issued a chilling warning to ‘traitors’ involved in ‘terrorist attacks’. Federal Security Service (FSB) chief said they are aware of ‘traitors’ identities. Alexander Bortnikov was asked about an order given by Russian president Vladimir Putin last week to establish names of “traitors” behind infiltration attempts into Russia from Ukraine.

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Turkey: Erdogan Party’s Biggest Loss In 20 Years As Rival Imamoglu’s Party Sweeps Local Elections. hindustantimes.com Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suffered a huge blow with his party facing its most humiliating election defeat in around 2 decades. Erdogan’s AKP has comprehensively lost to the Opposition CHP in nationwide local elections. The results have propelled Istanbul mayor Ekrem Imamoglu to become Erdogan’s biggest rival. Watch the full video for more.

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). Another ISIS Attack? Bomb Blast Rocks Russian City Of Voronezh; Explosion Inside Cafe | Watch. hindustantimes.com Days after deadly ISIS attack in Moscow, a blast ripped through a Central Asian-themed cafe in the southern Russian city of Voronezh. The shattered windows of the “Eastern Tea House” on Lenin Street were shown in footage published by the Zvezda news service. The Mash media group said the cafe was attacked in the early hours when no one was on the premises. Watch the video for more.

hindustantimes (2024-04-01). China Steps Up Attacks On India’s ‘Integral Part’; Watch Xi’s Latest Provocation | Arunachal Row. hindustantimes.com China has released a fourth list of 30 new names of various places in Arunachal Pradesh amid Beijing’s stepped-up assertions in recent weeks to re-emphasise its claim over the Indian state, PTI citing Global Times reported. India has been rejecting China renaming places in Arunachal Pradesh, asserting that the state is an integral part of the country and assigning “invented” names does not alter this reality. Watch the video for more.

Veterans for Peace, Popular Resistance. (2024-03-31). Active Duty Air Force Airman On White House Hunger Strike For Gaza. popularresistance.org On Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024 at the White House, active-duty Air Force Senior Airman Larry Hebert began a hunger strike to highlight the plight of the starving children of Gaza. | He will be at the White House on Monday, April 1, 2024, for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll to remind parents and their children that while they are playing with Easter eggs on the White House lawn, children all over Gaza need eggs to stave off starvation. | Hebert will be at the White House all next week, April 1-7. Beginning Monday, April 8, when Congress returns from recess, he will be outside the houses of the U.S. Congre…

Edward Escobar, founder #DriversUnite (2024-03-31). Drivers Are No Fools: Rideshare Drivers Rally for Fair Treatment and Livelihoods. indybay.org Rideshare drivers from Uber and Lyft are taking a stand. On Monday, April 1, 2024, April Fools Day – they will stage a series of events to address critical issues affecting their work and livelihoods. Declaring loudly “Drivers Are No Fools!”

John Malkin (2024-03-31). Omar Sosa's 88 Well-Tuned Drums. indybay.org Interview with Afro-Cuban pianist/composer Omar Sosa, who is on a world tour that includes Kuumbwa Jazz Center in Santa Cruz on Monday, April 1 and Birdland in NYC April 9 to 13.

Javier Arana Villasusa (2024-03-31). Putin signed decree on conscription for military service. plenglish.com “To carry out from April 1 to July 15, 2024 conscription for military service of citizens of the Russian Federation aged 18 to 30 years who are not in the reserve and subject to conscription, in the amount of 150 thousand persons,” the document states. | According to the new rules, which came into force on January 1, citizens aged 18-30 will be subject to conscription for compulsory service. | The decree also orders the discharge of soldiers, sailors, sergeants, and non-commissioned officers whose conscription service has expired. The Russian government, regional authorities, and conscription commissions are resp…

Government of Ukraine (2024-03-31). Ukraine: Ministry of Social Policy: From 1 April, humanitarian aid can only be imported via the online system [EN/UK]. reliefweb.int Country: Ukraine | Source: Government of Ukraine | Please refer to the attached file. | On 31 March, the transitional period during which humanitarian aid could be imported to Ukraine using paper declarations will end. Starting from 1 April, humanitarian aid can only be imported into Ukraine using the Automated Humanitarian Aid Registration System. | These changes are being implemented to make the procedure for importing and accounting for humanitarian aid more convenient and transparent for everyone: for foundations and volunteers, for organisations and institutions receiving aid, and for the state. The di…

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