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Anti-war newspaper is blocked from reporting as Chilcot report on Iraq is published

28 June 2016
Socialist Worker has been blocked from reporting from the publication of the Chilcot report into the Iraq war.

The people of Fallujah in Iraq fear the city's ‘liberators’

21 June 2016
Thousands of people are fleeing the Iraqi city of Fallujah despite claims by the Iraqi government to have liberated it from Isis last Friday.

Tony Blair must pay the price

07 June 2016
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair’s grip on reality has seemed weak for some time now.

US sends B-52 bombers to attack Iraq

12 April 2016
The US Air Force has sent B-52 bombers to its air base in Qatar. They will be used in Iraq and Syria.

Atrocities make good excuses for warmongers

24 November 2015
Politicians have always used atrocities to justify their own bloody wars, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Britain will continue bombing Iraq for another year

04 August 2015
The RAF is to continue bombing Iraq for at least another year, defence secretary Michael Fallon has revealed.

Cops attack Kurdish protest after Isis slaughter in Turkey

21 July 2015
Latest Isis atrocity sees Kurdish groups look to old enemies for support—with deadly consequences, warns Ken Olende

Cameron fights for his brutish values - more Islamophobia and war

21 July 2015
David Cameron is on a war footing at home and abroad. He wants parliament to send British planes to bomb Isis forces in Syria and he has launched a new offensive against Muslims in Britain.   

No western war in Syria

14 July 2015
In the same week that the Tories announced more savage cuts on ordinary people, David Cameron promised more money for the military.

Isis scores new victories in Iraq

26 May 2015
Tens of thousands of people have fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi after Isis forces captured it last weekend.

We Are Many brings to the screen the day the world said no to war

19 May 2015
A new film We Are Many looks back at the 15 February 2003 protests against the invasion of Iraq. Its director Amir Amirani spoke to Socialist Worker

Has Syriza reached its moment of truth?

05 May 2015
Many commentators argue that the Greek left government headed by Syriza is heading towards the moment of truth in its confrontation with the European Union.

Social and economic contradictions mean the Arab revolutions will erupt once again

17 February 2015
Four years after the fall of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak, how do the Arab revolutions stand? 

Isis and the fight against imperialism

10 February 2015
Most people will be understandably horrified by Isis’s latest atrocity, the burning alive of Jordanian military pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh. 

'The media makes people think that all Muslims are terrorists'

28 October 2014
As the West sinks deeper into another imperialist adventure in the Middle East, politicians’ racist propaganda about Muslims is fuelling more Islamophobia in Britain, says?Judith Orr

Turkey allows Kurdish fighters into Kobane

21 October 2014
Turkey lifted a ban on Kurdish fighters crossing the border into north eastern Syria to defend the town of Kobane from Islamic State forces last Tuesday. 

Western allies kill Kurds

14 October 2014
BRITAIN AND the US are supposed to be backing Kurds fighting Islamic State in Kobane in northern Syria.

Tory war lies unravel as British ground troops enter Iraq

14 October 2014
THE LIE that British troops would not return to Iraq is falling apart.

The West is no friend of the Kurds

14 October 2014
Kurdish oppression has been made and perpetuated by imperialism, and liberation will not be brought by its arms or compromises with it, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

London marchers say no to new Iraq war

04 October 2014
More than 2,000 people marched through London in the driving rain today, Saturday, against the bombing of Iraq.

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