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Wave of protests over water shortages in Iran

Wave of protests over water shortages in Iran People in south west Iran have protested and fought with police for seven days in a row over a water shortage crisis.

Good riddance to Donald Rumsfeld

Good riddance to Donald Rumsfeld “Donald Rumsfeld never loses.” James Mann in his book about George W Bush’s war cabinet, The Rise of the Vulcans, calls this “an old bit of folk wisdom that has been quietly passed around among Republicans for decades”.

Strike wave spreads across Iran’s oil fields

Strike wave spreads across Iran’s oil fields A strike by Iranian oil workers has spread to at least 70 oil, gas, and petrochemical companies across eight provinces.

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

Biden’s ‘back to normal’ plans aren’t the change that’s needed

Biden’s ‘back to normal’ plans aren’t the change that’s needed US bombers flew over the Persian Gulf—close to Iran—last week, while American soldiers are to be sent to new bases in preparation for war.

More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million

More restrictions imposed as Covid-19 deaths globally pass 1.5 million The coronavirus pandemic has reached a grisly milestone—1.5 million deaths worldwide.

Conflict grows as Israel murders Iranian scientist

30 November 2020
Israel brutally assassinated a scientist just outside the Iranian capital Tehran on Friday of last week.

Iran 1953—Britain’s role in coup for oil and profit

21 August 2020
Coup 53 tells a story from Britain’s shameful history in the Middle East, says Isabel Ringrose

Move to restart economy is driven by state’s rivalry

13 April 2020
Global deaths from the ­coronavirus surpassed 100,000 at the end of last week. In many countries there is no let-up in the grim statistics of infection and deaths.

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

Resist Trump’s drive to war with Iran

07 January 2020
US president Donald Trump was threatening yet more major acts of war in the Middle East following the assassination of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

Protests against Trump’s drive to war

04 January 2020
Hundreds of people protested outside Downing Street in central London on Saturday against the threat of a major war with Iran.

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

Protests have put resistance back on the agenda

07 December 2019
Nick Clark says that revolts sweeping the Middle East are overcoming sectarianism and terrifying US rulers

Demonstrators killed in Iran

26 November 2019
Security forces in Iran have reportedly killed at least 115 protesters

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.

No more wars over oil

17 September 2019
Saudi Arabia and the US are driving closer to war with Iran, following drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil plants last Saturday.

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