07 May 2018
US president Donald Trump is threatening a return to direct confrontation with Iran—amid growing tensions and the threat of war in the Middle East
14 April 2018
The US, Britain and France have launched missile strikes on Syrian targets.
03 April 2018
Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza have defied an appalling campaign of Israeli violence to join mass protests along the border with Israel.
13 March 2018
Only someone with Theresa May’s flair for public relations would have received Mohammed bin Salman, crown prince of Saudi Arabia, on International Women’s Day last Thursday.
23 February 2018
The Syrian regime’s horrific bombing in Ghouta is the legacy of a defeated revolution and a struggle for power over the Middle East
13 February 2018
Israel took the Middle East one step closer to a major war last weekend
16 January 2018
Lawyer and revolutionary socialist Mahienour el-Massry and trade unionist Moatasem Medhat have been acquitted on appeal by a court in Alexandria, Egypt.
07 December 2017
Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.
21 November 2017
Ordinary people in Lebanon have begun stockpiling food and supplies, fearing that regional giant Saudi Arabia will push the country into civil war.
14 November 2017
The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.
14 November 2017
Saudi Arabia has mostly been a stable pillar of the imperialist order in the Middle East.
07 November 2017
29 August 2017
An economic blockade led by US ally Saudi Arabia backfired spectacularly as Qatar announced it had reopened full diplomatic ties with Iran last week.
27 June 2017
Gaza is a city ready to burst. Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are suffering after Israel drastically cut their power supply last week.
13 June 2017
A campaign of sanctions and threats against Gulf state Qatar showed up tensions among competing Middle Eastern powers—and confusion among the US ruling class.
30 May 2017
The British state has a long history of interfering in the Middle East
16 May 2017
Nearly 50 years since Israel occupied Palestine’s West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, Palestinian leaders seem further away than ever from getting Israel to leave.
07 March 2017
Demonstrations swept across several Egyptian cities after the government’s Supply Ministry slashed the amount of subsidised bread available to the poor.
16 February 2017
On the surface of it, Donald Trump seemed to make a huge shift in the US imperialist policy in the Middle East yesterday, Wednesday.
27 October 2016
More than 100 Labour MPs refused to back their party’s own motion against bombing civilians in Yemen at a vote in parliament last night, Wednesday.