2020-11-07: News Headlines

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-07). Goods transit via Bashmaq Border Crossing hits about $2bn. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) — Observer of Kordestan Customs said that goods, valued at $1,903,762,792, was transited via Bashmaq Customs, Iran's main border crossings with Iraqi Kurdistan region, in the current year (started March 21).

news.un (2020-11-06). Long-term displacement worries for families hit hard by 'super typhoon' Goni. news.un.org The trail of devastation left by Typhoon Goni in the Philippines, runs straight through some heavily populated areas — including places where COVID-19 cases are high, and where returning migrants are concentrated – UN agencies reported on Friday.

Matt Sedlar (2020-11-05). Letter on Proposed Rulemaking: Affidavit of Support on Behalf of Immigrants, Department of Homeland Security Docket No. USCIS— 2019—0023. cepr.net November 1, 2020 Comments of Shawn Fremstad, Senior Fellow, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington, DC. Submitted on Regulations.gov on November 1, 2020 My comments focus solely on the failure of the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Management and Budget to complete a Family Policymaking Assessment of the proposed rule, as …

Ralph Nader — Bruce Fein (2020-11-05). How Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh Violated Election Law. counterpunch.org Conservative media celebrities Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh have flagrantly violated the federal election law prohibition of donating anything of value exceeding $2,800 to a presidential candidate. The ongoing strategic collaboration between Trump, Hannity and Limbaugh is obvious and has been widely documented in newspapers and books. Both Hannity and Limbaugh have collaborated with President

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). Army's 'Armored Brigade 116' dispatched to NW borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) — Army Ground Force's 'armored brigade 116' of Qazvin province was dispatched to northwestern borders to provide the security of the Iranian borders as conflicts between Azerbaijan and Armenia continue over the Nagorno-Karabakh.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-05). Iran to 'firmly' respond to any threat in NW borders. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 05 (MNA) — The Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps says the security of borders is the country's redline and any threat will be firmly responded to.

Abdel Bari Atwan (2020-11-05). Thank you, President Trump. thealtworld.com for accelerating the decline of the USA as a global power | For the past half-century or more, most administrations in Washington have taken action to change regimes that oppose US political or military hegemony and even to redraw national borders, whether by the military, political or economic means. The USA now seems to be getting a self-administered dose of its own medicine. Change is coming to America, in terms both of its national identity and domestic politics and its status as a global superpower. And it is changed for the worse. | The peaceful transfer of power after elections was the bedrock of the U…

Macollvie J. Neel (2020-11-04). How immigrant communities are confronting COVID challenges. nationofchange.org "With Caribbean people in general, we have a way of adapting to situations [that] we're put into to make the most out of them."

Abdel Bari Atwan (2020-11-04). Looking behind the Vienna attacks. thealtworld.com Are we facing a fresh wave of terror that poisons relations between European governments and their Muslim populations? | Monday evening's terrorist attack in Vienna was a serious development. It could prove to be the prelude to more acts of horrific and indiscriminate violence against civilians in Europe that aggravates current tensions between incumbent governments and their Muslim immigrant communities. | This act of terror differed in several important respects from the previous attacks that took place recently in France and other European countries. | It was a concerted operation, employing firearms rather th…

Areeb Ullah (2020-11-04). Saudi Arabia to allow foreign workers to change jobs without employer's permission. middleeasteye.net Saudi Arabia to allow foreign workers to change jobs without employer's permission | New labour reforms will not apply to the millions of migrant domestic workers in Saudi Arabia | Wed, 11/04/2020 – 11: 16 | New rules will allow workers to change jobs and leave the country without their employers' permission (AFP) | Saudi Arabia has introduced plans to ease restrictions imposed on foreign workers and mak…

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-04). Canada ready to help its citizens in possible US unrests. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 04 (MNA) — Candian Deputy Prime Minister expressed the country's readiness to help its citizens living south of the border if there's trouble in the United States after election day, Global News reported.