Daily Archives: January 13, 2017

Israeli jets attacked Damascus

by Leith Fadel
 BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:35 A.M.) – The Israeli Air Force carried out a number of airstrikes over the Mezzeh Airbase in west Damascus tonight, destroying an ammunition depot while causing a series of explosions around this military installation.

According to Israeli media reports, the fighter jet that carried out this mission was an F-35; this is the first time that these Israelis have used this aircraft against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

Ukraine | Political repressions in Ukraine continue

Right after the New Year’s holiday intelligence agency of Ukraine began a campaign against activists of the forbidden Communist Party of Ukraine. This party was prohibited on the base of the anti-communistic law adopted in 2015. However many party members didn’t reconcile to a prohibition and continued the activities both in legal and in illegal forms. The Ukrainian intelligence agencies considered that both options constitute identical danger.

Mexico | 156 Healthcare Workers in the Region of Palenque, Chiapas (Mexico), Reinstated in Their Jobs

By Russell Aguilar Brindis and Misael Palma

TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Chiapas, Mexico — On December 20, 2016, the officials of the Ministry of Health in the southeastern state of Chiapas announced that 156 striking healthcare workers in the region of Palenque, who had been fired for protesting against the privatization-destruction of Mexico’s public healthcare system, would be immediately reinstated in their jobs, with full back pay.