Africa & Middle East

Lebanon: The revolution has begun

By Dilara Lorin and Martin Suchanek The explosion of 2750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate in the port of Beirut on August 4, which killed 154 people and injured over 5,000, left the city in devastation. An estimated 300,000, over 10 percent of the population of Lebanon’s capital, have been rendered homeless and grain silos destroyed […]

Red Flag  ·  10 August 2020

Israel’s annexation policy: For the socialist one-state solution!

Annexation and the struggle for Palestinain liberation

Red Flag  ·  15 July 2020

Iran & coronavirus: Lift the sanctions!

Shortages of essential equipment, caused or exacerbated by brutal US sanctions, are severely hindering the public health response to the epidemic in Iran.

Urte March  ·  31 March 2020

Iraq: al-Sadr prepares the counter-revolution

IRAQ’S REVOLUTIONARY DEMOCRATIC protest movement, which started on October 1, 2019, is facing its biggest test yet, as interim Prime Minister Mohammad Allawi is set to announce his government, designed to end the uprising. High school and university students have led the movement with a wave of strikes, which threatened to lead to cancelling the […]

Jeremy Dewar  ·  01 March 2020

The ‘Deal of the century’ means the annexation of Palestine

Donald Trump's 'deal' is a flagrant breach of international law and the national rights of the Palestinians

Marcel Rajecky  ·  01 March 2020

Iranians step up anti-government protests despite bloody crackdown

Rebuilding a mass antiwar movement to end sanctions and withdraw Nato troops from the Middle East is the best way to help the Iranian people's struggle for self-determination

Red Flag  ·  20 January 2020

Hands off Iran: US/Nato out of the Middle East!

THE JANUARY 3 drone strike on Baghdad Airport that killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of the Quds force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, and responsible for Iran’s operations in Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, along with nine figures from the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces is a heavy blow for the Islamic Republic. It is an act of […]

Dave Stockton  ·  15 January 2020

Palestine: Trump’s gift sounds death knell for two-state solution

The US government has declared that it will no longer consider the Israeli settlements on the West Bank to be a violation of international law. No other government in the world, except the government of Israel itself, has ever recognised the settlements as lawful. The US administration did not hesitate over its one reason: “We […]

Robert Teller  ·  28 November 2019

Lebanon: Protests Call for End to Confessional System

Lebanon, like Iraq, Sudan, and Algeria, is experiencing its own version of the Arab Spring with mass demonstrations, occupations and street blockades

Dave Stockton  ·  20 November 2019

Erdogan and Putin conclude deal against Kurds

The Turkish-Russian agreement on the establishment of a buffer zone along the Turkish-Syrian border, which was negotiated in Sochi on 22 October, has fundamentally changed the balance of power in Syria

Robert Teller  ·  19 November 2019

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