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Tunisia protests trigger a crisis

Tunisia protests trigger a crisis Tunisia’s president sacked the country’s ­government after ­protests over poverty, unemployment and a spike in Covid-19 cases.

The Israeli state sells spyware to boost power

The Israeli state sells spyware to boost power Israel is very proud of its tech industry. So it can’t pretend it has nothing to do with the use of Israeli hacking software.

Urgent solidarity needed with Egyptian socialist on prison hunger strike

Urgent solidarity needed with Egyptian socialist on prison hunger strike Activists are appealing for solidarity with imprisoned Egyptian socialist and journalist Hisham Fouad after he launched a hunger strike.

Afghanistan—a bloody failure for US imperialism

Afghanistan—a bloody failure for US imperialism With the last US troops set to leave Afghanistan, Socialist Worker looks at how president Joe Biden is dealing with their defeat

Palestine—is one state possible?

Palestine—is one state possible? The idea of a single-state solution in Palestine is gaining traction, but some say that ‘old hatreds’ make this impossible. Nick Clark argues that resistance can break the hold of reactionary ideas and lead to a Palestinian state

US drives up pressure on Iran after election

US drives up pressure on Iran after election Iran’s presidential election has the US and Israel rallying their allies in the Middle East, reports Nick Clark

Thousands march for Palestine in London as the G7 meets

12 June 2021
Around 8,000 protesters joined a rally outside Downing Street on Saturday to demand freedom for Palestine.

US dockers and campaigners block Israeli ship in solidarity with Palestine

05 June 2021
One activist said the action sent 'a clear message that Zionism, racism, apartheid and the occupation of Palestine will be met with resistance'

Israel’s strategy fuels resistance

25 May 2021
There was never any doubt that the giant Israeli military machine could inflict terrible death and devastation on Gaza.

Israeli cops bring home war against Palestine

24 May 2021
Israel makes it clear that it will try to crush Palestinian resistance after ceasefire says Nick Clark

Why did Biden call on Israel to move to a ceasefire?

23 May 2021
His move was not about preserving Palestinian lives. It was to do with an assessment of the resistance to Israel and satisfying US allies.

Ceasefire is no victory for Israel, but more resistance is needed

21 May 2021
Israel has declared an end to its latest devastating assault on the Gaza Strip—but its siege and war on Palestinians will continue.

Palestine activists take direct action against Israeli war machine

19 May 2021
Palestine Action said, 'Activists have taken direct action in response to Elbit’s funneling of arms to the Israeli occupation force, which is using them to commit war crimes in Gaza'.

Strike call in Palestine is a new challenge to Israeli state

18 May 2021
Palestinian campaigns and organisations have called for a general strike across all of Palestine to take place on Tuesday.

It’s right to resist—Israel’s bloody assault is not ‘self-defence’

16 May 2021
Israel’s latest assault has exposed it as a racist, violent state. Palestinians who resist are challenging that oppression. People who say ‘both sides’ must end violence are really siding with the oppressor

100,000 march in London to support Palestinian resistance

15 May 2021
Chants of “Israel is a terror state” filled central London on Saturday as 100,000 angry protesters marched in solidarity with Palestinians fighting Israel’s military might.

Palestinian revolt sweeps through the West Bank

15 May 2021
The Palestinian revolt spread across the West Bank on Friday, while Israel sent troops to crack down in protests inside its own borders.

History of Lydd and Ramle, cities at the heart of Palestinian revolt

13 May 2021
Palestinians in Lydd and Ramle have faced decades of racist violence designed to drive them out and keep them a minority. It's the background to what is happening today.

Join protests for Palestine

13 May 2021
Protests on Friday, Saturday and Sunday for #SaveSheikhJarrah #StopBombingGaza #FreePalestine. Socialist Worker urges all its readers to support them.

Protests spread across Israel and terrify state’s rulers

12 May 2021
Palestinians have risen up in towns and cities across the Israeli state.

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