Socialist Worker

Israel


Israel’s power cuts push the Gaza Strip deeper into crisis

27 June 2017
Gaza is a city ready to burst. Palestinians in the Gaza Strip are suffering after Israel drastically cut their power supply last week.

Six days that entrenched imperialism

06 June 2017
Fifty years ago Israel launched the Six Day War in a bid to shore up its relationship with the US and its murderous rule over Palestine, writes Nick Clark

Bullying and posturing fail to stifle the resistance as Palestinian hunger strike ends

30 May 2017
Palestinians in Israeli prisons declared victory last Saturday after ending a 40-day mass hunger strike.

Will Hamas repeat Fatah’s mistakes by ceding ground to Israel?

16 May 2017
Nearly 50 years since Israel occupied Palestine’s West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, Palestinian leaders seem further away than ever from getting Israel to leave.

Thousands of Palestinians join general strike in solidarity with prisoners

02 May 2017
Clashes erupted across the West Bank last Friday as Palestinians held a “day of rage” in solidarity with hunger-striking prisoners.

Hundreds protest against Israeli ambassador Mark Regev at Soas

02 May 2017
Hundreds of students and their supporters protested outside the School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) yesterday evening, Thursday, as Israeli ambassador Mark Regev spoke inside.

Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli prisons

18 April 2017
Between 1,600 and 2,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails began a hunger strike on Monday.

Protests in Gaza after Palestinian Authority slashes public sector workers’ wages

11 April 2017
Thousands of Palestinian public sector workers have taken to the streets in Gaza in protest against a pay cut.

UN's Rima Khalaf forced to resign after criticising Israeli 'apartheid'

21 March 2017
Head of a United Nations (UN) agency Rima Khalaf has been forced to resign after publishing a report calling Israel an apartheid state.

University bans Palestine meeting from campus after pressure from pro-Israeli group

22 February 2017
A university has cancelled a meeting hosted by a Friends of Palestine student society after lobbying from a pro-Israeli organisation.

Trump’s turnaround can’t solve US imperialism’s Palestine problem

16 February 2017
On the surface of it, Donald Trump seemed to make a huge shift in the US imperialist policy in the Middle East yesterday, Wednesday.

Spooky schemes and Israel

10 January 2017
Israeli ambassador Mark Regev (Pic: International Maritime Organisation)

Chopper close shave shows why offshore workers' fight for safety is needed

10 January 2017
A helicopter shuttling workers between the Elgin and West Franklin platforms ran into difficulties resulting in the chopper coming inches away from falling into the sea, an offshore worker writes

The US and Israel split over how to keep up the racist occupation

03 January 2017
The fake two-state solution used to co-opt Palestinian organisations is wearing thin, argues Nick Clark

Workers across public sector in Greece walk out against Syriza government's austerity

29 November 2016
Public sector workers struck across Greece against austerity measures on Thursday of last week.

How the Suez crisis sank an empire

25 October 2016
Britain invaded Egypt sixty years ago—a brutal response to the resistance against its decaying empire. The result was humiliation. Historian John Newsinger tells the story

Shimon Peres—war criminal and confidence trickster

30 September 2016
Shimon Peres was a war criminal that is lauded as a peacemaker.

Anger at lack of change sets back ANC in South African elections

09 August 2016
Also: Olympic protest in Rio, hunger strike in Israeli jails and BDS clampdown

Israel bombards Gaza Strip

10 May 2016
Israeli warplanes attacked Palestinians in the Gaza Strip with airstrikes between Wednesday and Saturday of last week. They killed one Palestinian woman and injured several more people.

Racism row in the Labour Party - myths and reality

03 May 2016
Is it racist to oppose the Israeli state? Does a Zionist lobby shape policy? Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains it all

Mobile users! Don't forget to add Socialist Worker to your home screen.