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Once Upon a Time in Iraq—an insight into devastation of invasion

Once Upon a Time in Iraq—an insight into devastation of invasion Once Upon a Time in Iraq features interviews with some of those who lived through the country’s horrors. It is essential viewing

Women lead protests in Iraq

Women lead protests in Iraq Protesters led by women marched in Baghdad, Nasriyah, and other cities in Iraq on Saturday last week. They were angry at attacks on them by state security forces and leading politicians.

Western threats split protests in Iraq

Western threats split protests in Iraq Tens of thousands of people marched in Iraq’s capital Baghdad on Friday of last week to demand the withdrawal of US soldiers from the country.

Behind the push for war with Iran

Behind the push for war with Iran Decades of Western imperialism in the Middle East lie behind the latest crisis

Protesters say no to war with Iran

Protesters say no to war with Iran Thousands of people marched in central London, and hundreds protested in other towns and cities

Trump threatens devastating war after US assassinates an Iranian leader

Trump threatens devastating war after US assassinates an Iranian leader In a massive warmongering escalation, a US airstrike murdered general Qassem Soleimani

Letters—Iraq movement shows how climate can feed resistance

16 December 2019
Thank you for your fantastic coverage of the inspirational movement in Iraq.

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

Huge protest movement brings down Iraqi prime minister

03 December 2019
A mass protest movement has forced the Iraqi prime minister to resign

Hong Kong cops shoot activists while protest death toll rises in Iraq

12 November 2019
Police in Hong Kong shot at least one protester during mass protests on Monday of this week.

Protesters stay on the streets to win change in Iraq and Lebanon

05 November 2019
Tens of thousands of people in Iraq have fought pitched battles with police, as they blocked major roads in the centre of ­capital city Baghdad.

Violent offensive hasn’t stopped the movement in Iraq

29 October 2019
Protesters in Iraq have defied violent attacks to stay on the streets against unemployment, poverty and corruption

Exploring a world in rebellion

27 October 2019
With huge anti-government movements erupting across the globe, Sadie Robinson looks the root cause of these protests and how these struggles have the potential to win

The Kurds—a history of agony

20 October 2019
The Kurds once again find themselves under attack and under pressure from imperial powers

‘We want to change the regime,’ say Iraqi protesters despite repression

03 October 2019
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the capital Baghdad and other cities.

The Iraq war is still haunting US foreign policy

17 September 2019
John Bolton's dismissal can be traced back to an earlier Republican presidency in which Bolton served, that of George W Bush

Angry protests return to Iraq

02 July 2019
New protests have erupted in Basra, southern Iraq.

It’s an outrage that Shamima Begum’s citizenship has been removed

20 February 2019
The withdrawal of citizenship is a huge punishment, delivered without trial. But it has come to be almost routine.

Toxic water protests in Basra turn into rage at corruption and sectarianism

11 September 2018
Protests erupted in Iraqi city Basra last week. People stormed and burned government offices in anger at toxic water supplies, power cuts and corruption.

The fight for Iraq’s future

22 July 2018
Iraqi people are still suffering as a result of the West’s invasion and the corrupt system it installed. But Phil Marfleet explains that resistance is on the streets

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