27 November 2018
The recent see-sawing of the oil price has a lot more to do with politics—particularly geopolitical competition among states—than economics
21 November 2018
Some 85,000 children in Yemen under the age of five have are thought to have died of hunger or disease in the last three years
28 October 2018
Arabian activist Ameen Nemer tells Socialist Worker how a journalist’s murder will shine a light on the regime’s brutality
16 October 2018
We’ve seen again how hard it has become to manage the Middle East in the interests of Western imperialism. The players this time are the US, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.
04 September 2018
There was more evidence last week that the full support Donald Trump’s administration is giving to the occupation and ethnic cleansing of Palestine is unprecedented.
31 July 2018
Palestinian Ahed Tamimi was released from Israeli prison on Sunday.
26 June 2018
Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed re-election as Turkey’s president on Sunday in a triumph for his tactics of repressing opposition forces and gagging the media.
05 June 2018
Mass strikes and protests in Jordan forced prime minister Hani Mulki to resign on Monday.
22 May 2018
Why is Donald Trump destabilising the Middle East? For that’s what he’s doing by moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and withdrawing from the nuclear deal with Iran.
15 May 2018
Israel and its supporters blamed the deaths on Monday on Palestinians. They demonised the Palestinians for resisting the occupation.
14 May 2018
Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 60 Palestinians in Gaza on Monday—more than doubling the number they have killed over the past six weeks.
11 May 2018
Protesters gathered outside the Israeli embassy on Friday evening to mark the year when Palestinians were expelled from their homes.
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.