09 July 2019
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.
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.
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.
18 June 2019
US and British politicians, led by president Donald Trump risk a drive towards war with Iran
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.
07 August 2018
New US economic sanctions against Iran came into effect this week—threatening to exacerbate poverty and hardship faced by Iranian people.
03 July 2018
Fresh protests have erupted in Iran over a lack of drinkable water and the plunging value of the currency
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
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.
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
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.
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
01 May 2018
In a strange and dramatic speech on Monday, Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu revealed Iran’s evil plan.
13 April 2018
Donald Trump and his hangers on Theresa May and French president Emmanuel Macron have paused attacking Syria—for now.
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
05 January 2018
Nick Clark spoke to two Iranian socialists, Nima Soltanzadeh and Massoud, about what lies behind the recent protests—and what they mean for the struggle
01 January 2018
Large protests against unemployment, poverty, corruption and the political elite that have swept Iran face a brutal crackdown by government forces.
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.