Daily Archives: November 4, 2020

2020-11-04: News Headlines

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…

Muzamil Bhat (2020-11-04). In Kashmir, There are No Migrants to Reap the Rice Harvest. counterpunch.org "This might be the last season for cultivating paddy in my fields if Covid-19 does not go away," said Abdul Rehman, drinking water which Haleema, his wife, had poured for him in a steel tumbler after a tiring day in the family's field in Nagbal village of Ganderbal district in Central Kashmir. He was working

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."

Elijah Magnier (2020-11-04). Israel's "Lethal Arrow" military exercise anticipates Hezbollah will its cross-borders. thealtworld.com After a week of In these large-scale exercises, Israel has acknowledged, for the first time…

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.

RT (2020-11-03). French airstrikes kill over 50 Al-Qaeda-linked jihadists in Mali — defense minister. rt.com More than 50 jihadists have been killed in airstrikes carried out by French forces in Mali, Defense Minister Florence Parly said on Tuesday, calling the deaths a significant blow to Al-Qaeda in the region. | The airstrikes were carried out on Friday in central Mali near the borders of Burkina Faso and Niger, Parly said after meeting members of Mali's transitional government in Bamako. | "I would like to reveal an operation of great importance which was carried out on October 30 in Mali by the Barkhane force, which was able to neutralize more than 50 jihadists," Parly said on Mali state television. The minister…

Phil Knight (2020-11-03). Yellowstone: Paradise Lost? counterpunch.org By now you have probably watched the hit show "Yellowstone", going into its 4th season. Kevin Costner plays the scion of a troubled western family dealing with conflicts along the borders of their large cattle ranch. In a strange twist, this show seems to have increased interest in Yellowstone Park, even though the show has little or nothing to do with the world's oldest national park. People actually show up in Yellowstone looking for the locations where the show is filmed (it's filmed in Canada and western Montana).

_____ (2020-11-03). 'The Coming War On China' — Watch John Pilger's Powerfully Relevant Documentary. strategic-culture.org Caitlin JOHNSTONE | "The aim of this film is to break a silence: the United States and China may well be on the road to war, and nuclear war is no longer unthinkable," Pilger says in his 2016 documentary The Coming War on China, which "In a few years China has become the world's second-biggest economic power," Pilger's introduction continues. "The United States is the world's biggest military power, with bases and missiles and ships covering ever…

Paul Craig Roberts (2020-11-03). Britain and America Are Wiping Themselves Off of the Face of the Earth. thealtworld.com Britain and America are in a race to see who can be first to reject their culture and repudiate their history. | In Britain museums Are Hiding Their Exhibits Because They Show Savagery of Primitive (a politically incorrect word) Societies Instead of Equality with, or Superiority over, the West and Are Collections of Imperialist Bias. | The Telegraph reports that museum directors and immigrant-invader activists are decolonizing Britain by purging all signs of imperialist bias and erasing British history. "Indeed scarcely a week passes without another flashpoint emerging — the removal of statues, the BBC's pl…

sputniknews (2020-11-03). Black Hispanic People at Highest Risk for Severe COVID-19 Outcomes – Study. sputniknews.com A new study led by the Boston Medical Center (BMC) and recently published in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health has found that Black Hispanic people experience worse COVID-19 outcomes than other individuals.

news.un (2020-11-03). Cà¥te d'Ivoire: UN reports 3,000 flee abroad amid electoral violence. news.un.org Several thousand people have fled from election-related violence in Cà¥te d'Ivoire to seek sanctuary in neighbouring Liberia, Ghana and Togo, fearing a repeat of the major conflict that followed the election in 2011, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.

Calvin Trillin (2020-11-03). 545 of the Children Separated From Their Parents at the Border. thenation.com 545 of the Children Separated From Their Parents at the Border…

WSWS (2020-11-02). At least 140 drown in refugee boat disaster off Senegal coast. wsws.org The increasing use of the dangerous route is the outcome of the European powers' migration policies that led thousands of migrants to drown in the Mediterranean.

Mehr News Agency (2020-11-02). Police bust over 1.2 tons of drugs in SE Iran. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Nov. 02 (MNA) — Iran's counter-narcotics forces busted over 1.2 tons of different illicit drugs in the southeastern border regions in two operations on in the past 24 hours.