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International round-up - Yellow Vests defy cops in France and deadlock in Israel

International round-up - Yellow Vests defy cops in France and deadlock in Israel Yellow Vests took to the streets of Paris last Saturday, but their numbers were much lower than anticipated.

Perfect Candidate is a film that challenges stereotypes

Perfect Candidate is a film that challenges stereotypes The Perfect Candidate is a political fable with a kick. It tells the story of Maryam (Mila Al-Zahrani), a doctor living in Saudi Arabia who finds herself accidentally running for the local council.

Israeli elections leave right claiming victory while scrabbling for power

Israeli elections leave right claiming victory while scrabbling for power Right wing parties declared victory in Israel’s elections on Monday, promising a government that will annexe all of the Palestinian West Bank.

Britain backs war crimes in Yemen after 32 killed in raid

Britain backs war crimes in Yemen after 32 killed in raid Saudi Arabian airstrikes killed at least 32 civilians last Saturday in brutal revenge for a military setback.

Women lead protests in Iraq

Women lead protests in Iraq Protesters led by women marched in Baghdad, Nasriyah, and other cities in Iraq on Saturday last week. They were angry at attacks on them by state security forces and leading politicians.

LETTERS - Bristol university students fought against Israeli apartheid

LETTERS - Bristol university students fought against Israeli apartheid The Tory society at the University of Bristol recently organised a meeting entitled, A Unique Military Alliance—Israel and the UK.

After UN list published - take on firms that profit from illegal Israeli settlements

13 February 2020
The United Nations (UN) has finally published a list of companies that do business in illegal Israeli settlements, after years of unexpected delays.

No ‘peace or prosperity’ in Palestine

01 February 2020
US president Donald Trump unveiled his ‘deal of the century’ for ‘peace’ in Palestine last week. His plan will entrench occupation and leave Israel in charge, writes Nick Clark

Western threats split protests in Iraq

28 January 2020
Tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Friday of last week to demand the withdrawal of US soldiers from the country.

Behind the push for war with Iran

14 January 2020
Decades of Western imperialism in the Middle East lie behind the latest crisis

Why Donald Trump can’t win in Iran

14 January 2020
It’s clear who the losers were in the confrontation between the United States and Iran.

Iranians take to the streets after a week of war threats

14 January 2020
Protests burst out in Iran last Saturday after the regime admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane.

Protesters say no to war with Iran

11 January 2020
Thousands of people marched in central London, and hundreds protested in other towns and cities

Trump threatens devastating war after US assassinates an Iranian leader

03 January 2020
In a massive warmongering escalation, a US airstrike murdered general Qassem Soleimani

International round-up - killings in Gaza, protests hit Iran, general strike in Chile

19 November 2019
Israel killed unleashed a fresh round of bombings on the besieged Gaza Strip last week.

Israel kills more than 30 Palestinians in bloody offensive against Gaza

14 November 2019
Israel has killed more than 30 Palestinians in a fresh round of bombings on the besieged Gaza Strip.

Hong Kong cops shoot activists while protest death toll rises in Iraq

12 November 2019
Police in Hong Kong shot at least one protester during mass protests on Monday of this week.

Murderers gloat over Isis

29 October 2019
US president Donald Trump gloated after the alleged killing of Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Violent offensive hasn’t stopped the movement in Iraq

29 October 2019
Protesters in Iraq have defied violent attacks to stay on the streets against unemployment, poverty and corruption

The Kurds—a history of agony

20 October 2019
The Kurds once again find themselves under attack and under pressure from imperial powers

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