01 March 2016
Early election results from Iran have indicated large gains for the List of Hope, the “reformist” wing of the Islamic Republican regime’s ruling class.
14 July 2015
Iranian socialist Nima Soltanzadeh welcomes an historic deal to end economic sanctions that only helped the regime
07 April 2015
The danger for Western imperialism is that the mess—and with it the Middle East—escapes anyone’s control, writes Alex Callinicos
01 July 2014
For the region’s Kurdish minority, both sides of the current upheaval stand in the way of liberation, writes Ron Margulies
24 June 2014
Many of the modern borders in the Middle East were created by a secret agreement between imperial powers Britain and France during the First World War, explains Annette Mackin
26 November 2013
It’s an open question whether or not the deal struck last weekend in Geneva between Iran and the United States, alongside five other “world powers”, will stick, writes Alex Callinicos
01 October 2013
A few weeks ago the US looked poised to launch a military attack on Syria. Now a deal on Syrian chemical weapons appears to be sealed—and a historic thaw in relations with Iran has been thrown in for good measure.