Daily Archives: July 25, 2021

2021-07-25: News Headlines

Vanessa Beeley (2021-07-25). Syrian Civilians Attacked by Terrorists Using American Weapons. dissidentvoice.org UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres celebrated the extension of a "humanitarian" border crossing at Bab Al Hawa, on July 10th, as a "lifeline for millions of people" — many Syrians would rather describe it as a "lifeline" for Al Qaeda. On the 15th July I visited Jurin, a village to the north of the Hama …

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-07-25). Maduro orders military to respond to any US aggression. en.mehrnews.com Following the violation of Venezuela's airspace by a US military jet, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the country's military to remain alert and respond forcefully to any act of aggression.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). CGTN Think Tank releases an analytical report on the global situation of the COVID-19 pandemic. ecns.cn As the global spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has not yet subsided, the CGTN Think Tank has released the Analytical Report on the Global Situation of the COVID-19 Pandemic (the "Report") by sourcing data from the Johns Hopkins University website…

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). After one-year delay, Tokyo Olympic Games finally opens amid pandemic. ecns.cn After an extra year of waiting, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games finally opened Friday night at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium behind closed doors.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). Time to investigate Fort Detrick. ecns.cn Amid a surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, some U.S. politicians have continued to wantonly preach the so-called second phase study into the origin of the coronavirus in China rather than focusing on fighting the virus and saving lives in their own country.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). China hopes WHO can uphold integrity of COVID-19 origin tracing: spokesperson. ecns.cn China hopes that the World Health Organization (WHO) can adhere to the spirit of science, professionalism and objectivity and work with the international community to jointly uphold the scientific integrity of studying the origins of COVID-19, resist the headwind of politicization and safeguard the sound atmosphere of global anti-epidemic cooperation, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said Friday.

_____ (2021-07-25). Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack in Northern Syria. en.mehrnews.com At least two Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack on the armored vehicle in northern Syria, the country's military said on late Saturday, adding that they returned fire.

_____ (2021-07-25). Boko Haram terrorist attack kills several Cameroon soldiers. en.mehrnews.com At least six Cameroon soldiers were killed Saturday in an attack by Boko Haram terrorist group in the far north of the country, the governor of the region said on state television.

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-07-25). US building new military base in northeastern Syria. en.mehrnews.com News sources reported on Saturday that US forces intended to build a new military base in northeastern Syria.

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). Origin tracing must be done in U.S.: China Daily editorial. ecns.cn It would be inaccurate to interpret a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman's remarks on Monday regarding the proposed second-phase novel coronavirus origin tracing by the World Health Organization in China as outright refusal, because in his words, "relevant experts on the Chinese side are studying it carefully".

ecns.cn (2021-07-25). China refutes U.S. accusations on next stage of origin tracing. ecns.cn China on Friday refuted accusations from the United States to the effect that China's stance on the next stage of the global origin-tracing issue was "irresponsible and dangerous", replying that the U.S. side has been extremely irresponsible and shameful in its behavior toward its own people and the international community.

_____ (2021-07-24). Venezuela Warns US For Military Aircraft Violating Its Airspace. popularresistance.org A C-17 military transport aircraft belonging to the US Air Force flew into Venezuela's Zulia state, which borders Colombia, on Thursday evening, its Minister of Defense Vladimir Padrino Lopez said in a statement. The plane allegedly flew on this course for some 14 nautical miles (26 kilometers), the ministry said. It added that US planes had allegedly crossed into the country on 21 occasions this year, calling it a "serious violation of international aeronautical standards." | Washington has not immediately commented, according to Reuters. | The "flagrant provocation" happened as part of joint military drills in…

Judy Greenspan (2021-07-24). Acción de DC exige: 'Acabar con detenciones trans por ICE'. workers.org Llevando pancartas y tres ataúdes pintados de color rosa, los activistas de los derechos de los inmigrantes transgénero y sus partidarios marcharon hacia la Casa Blanca el 23 de junio para exigir el fin de la detención de personas transgénero y VIH+ por parte del Servicio de Inmigración y Control . . . |

WSWS (2021-07-24). UK "Borders Bill" criminalises asylum-seekers. wsws.org The government has already blocked all "legal" means for migrants to reach Britain, through fines on airlines and other transportation companies for allowing someone to travel without a visa.

Camille Gijs (2021-07-24). A migrant hunger strike is shaking Belgium's government. zcomm.org Once a local issue, the residency-seekers are gaining global attention…

WSWS (2021-07-24). Hunger strike of hundreds of undocumented migrants in Belgium. wsws.org Over 430 undocumented migrants have staged a hunger strike for more than two months against their brutal treatment by Belgian authorities throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Alliance for Peacebuilding (2021-07-24). Wednesday 8/4: Immigration Nation: Understanding and Addressing the Weaponization of Immigration in U.S. indybay.org Online / webinar…

_____ (2021-07-24). How Face Recognition Fuels Racist Systems of Policing and Immigration—And Why Congress Must Act Now. commondreams.org "No investment in the fight against Covid-19 is more urgent and cost-effective now than an investment in getting the world vaccinated as quickly as possible."

Anonymous669 (2021-07-24). ISIS Terrorists Raided Iraqi Military Post Guarding Border With Syria, Jordan & Saudi Arabia (Photos). southfront.org Illustrative image. | Late on July 24, ISIS terrorists raided a key post of the Iraqi military's First Division in the western province of al-Anbar.

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