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No more wars over oil

No more wars over oil Saudi Arabia and the US are driving closer to war with Iran, following drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil plants last Saturday.

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

Game of battleships ramps up in the Gulf

Game of battleships ramps up in the Gulf A second British warship arrived off the coast of Iran on Monday

Say no to war against Iran

Say no to war against Iran The US and Britain escalated their threats of a new war in the Middle East last week, after Iran retaliated against their attempts to bully it into submission

Jeremy Hunt’s promises of peace with Iran mean nothing—resist the drive to war

Jeremy Hunt’s promises of peace with Iran mean nothing—resist the drive to war Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that the collapse of a nuclear deal with Iran would “represent an existential threat to mankind”.

Britain fuels Iran tension as soldiers seize a tanker

Britain fuels Iran tension as soldiers seize a tanker The British government’s solution to growing tensions between the West and Iran was the seizure of an oil tanker off Gibraltar by Royal Marines last week.

US cancels war on Iran—for now

25 June 2019
US president Donald Trump pushed the button for air strikes on Iran last Thursday. He then cancelled 13 minutes before the missiles launched—and that’s according to Trump.

The Troublemaker - All the bombs for the US war with Iran driven up the M4

25 June 2019
If you drove along the M4 motorway on one evening between 15 to 19 May you may have noticed large fleets of lorries.

Resist the Trump team’s desire for war with Iran

18 June 2019
 US and British politicians, led by president Donald Trump risk a drive towards war with Iran

Israeli murder in Gaza Strip

07 May 2019
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu said his military is “preparing to continue” its violence in Gaza following an assault that killed at least 25 Palestinians.

Trump’s Iran sanctions start

07 August 2018
New US economic sanctions against Iran came into effect this week—threatening to exacerbate poverty and hardship faced by Iranian people.

The west aims to co-opt Iranian protests

03 July 2018
Fresh protests have erupted in Iran over a lack of drinkable water and the plunging value of the currency

Iran hit by strike wave

04 June 2018
A growing strike wave has hit in recent months. Iranian socialist Peyman Jafari spoke to Socialist Worker about a series of militant strikes rocking the state—and how workers’ actions offer a vision for change

Regional rivalries lie behind Trump shifts

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.

What’s the deal in Iran?

13 May 2018
Nick Clark looks at how decades of Western rulers’ meddling in Iran have meant coups, repression and war. But recent movements also show potential for resistance

Israel’s missile strikes threaten major war with Iran

10 May 2018
Donald Trump’s decision to impose new sanctions on Iran has already led to a frightening escalation of competition in the Middle East.

Trump threatens to escalate dangerous tensions in Middle East

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

Israel's stunt to stoke war

01 May 2018
In a strange and dramatic speech on Monday, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed Iran’s evil plan.

British intervention in Syria could lead to a war between Iran and Israel

13 April 2018
Donald Trump and his hangers on Theresa May and French president Emmanuel Macron have paused attacking Syria—for now. 

How the crisis in Syria was caused by imperialist ambition

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

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