Israel’s crackdown on the Palestinian resistance has continued since it was launched late last year following a speech by US president Donald Trump.
Large protests against unemployment, poverty, corruption and the political elite that have swept Iran face a brutal crackdown by government forces.
The US has failed to defeat a United Nations (UN) vote condemning Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote was held last night at the request of Arab states.
Austrian revolutionary socialist organisation Left Turn Now has won a court case against fascist Freedom Party leader Heinz-Christian Strache. The judge called Strache “snivelling”.
A general strike across both the public and private sectors brought Greece to a standstill on Thursday. It was called by the ADEDY and GSEE union federations against austerity and the Syriza government’s attack on the right to strike.
Economic difficulties and political discontent lies behind a row over workers’ wages in Japan.
A speech by Donald Trump could trigger a new wave of Palestinian resistance—and protests in solidarity across the Middle East.