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First vote for Zimbabwe after Mugabe

31 July 2018
Results of the first Zimbabwean presidential election since the fall of dictator Robert Mugabe were expected this week.

Pakistan elections - behind Imran Khan's populism lies more neoliberalism

27 July 2018
Imran Khan, the former Pakistani cricket star, declared victory in the country’s general election yesterday despite allegations of widespread fraud.

Assad army on verge of victory in Syrian war

23 July 2018
Assad’s regime has almost finished off the last pockets of resistance in southern Syria, says?Nick Clark

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

Path of Blood helps us understand contradictions of Al Qaeda

17 July 2018
The mainstream media likes to portray Al Qaeda fighters simply as fanatical terrorists, but a new documentary shows how they live, says Harjeevan Gill

Two dead after Israel bombards Gaza

17 July 2018
Israel launched its biggest bombardment of the Gaza Strip since 2014 over the weekend.

Protests in Iraq demand funding for key services

17 July 2018
Iraq’s government has responded with brutality to huge protests over living standards and unemployment

Palestinians rage against Palestinian Authority sanctions in Gaza

26 June 2018
Palestinians in the West Bank, Lebanon and Jordan have protested to demand that the Palestinian Authority (PA) lifts its sanctions on Gaza.

Saudis use British bombs to brutalise Yemeni port

19 June 2018
People in Yemen face war, starvation and disease—and Britain must share the blame, says?Charlie Kimber

LETTERS - Boycott shows there’s no Pride in Israeli apartheid

18 June 2018
The streets of Tel Aviv were filled with rainbow flags alongside Israeli ones as thousands took to the streets for their 20th annual Pride march recently.

Trump’s imperialist deal with North Korea won’t bring peace

12 June 2018
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un patted themselves on the back after signing a “peace deal” on Tuesday.

Left candidate leads polls ahead of Mexico election

28 May 2018
Elections set to take place in Mexico on 1 July could deliver a left wing president in the shape of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

LETTERS - We have to act now to stop the Israeli state murder of Palestinians

21 May 2018
As I watched events in Gaza unfold on the news, I was astounded by utterly obscene contrasting pictures.

Israel - the imperialist outpost in the Middle East

15 May 2018
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, or catastrophe. This is how Palestinians describe the expulsion of 850,000 Palestinians from their homes by Israeli forces in 1948.

Protesters portrayed as "rioters", but it's heroic to resist Israel's occupation

15 May 2018
Israel and its supporters blamed the deaths on Monday on Palestinians. They demonised the Palestinians for resisting the occupation.

Israel massacres at least 60 Palestinians fighting for justice

14 May 2018
Israeli soldiers shot and killed at least 60 Palestinians in Gaza on Monday—more than doubling the number they have killed over the past six weeks.

Palestinians remember 70 years of murder, dispossession and theft

11 May 2018
Protesters gathered outside the Israeli embassy on Friday evening to mark the year when Palestinians were expelled from their homes.

Western bombs kill 40 Yemenis as Saudi Arabian-led attacks continue

24 April 2018
At least 20 people were killed when an airstrike by the Saudi Arabian-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen last weekend.

Koreas are pawns in a much bigger game

24 April 2018
Is Donald Trump about to have a “Nixon in China” moment? The signs are that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may actually deliver a diplomatic success instead of descending into a disastrous war between the two countries.

New injury trend for Palestinian victims of Israel as troops continue assault

24 April 2018
Israeli soldiers killed four Palestinians, including a 14 year old boy, and wounded more than 150 others last Friday.

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