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Bombs will worsen the situation for Syria - whether Western or Russian

13 October 2015
The Tories want to push forward with proposals to join the US in bombing Syria. They claim this will stop the rise of Isis and make Britain safer.

Peace was bombed in Turkey - eyewitness report from Ankara

11 October 2015
Two bombs exploded at a peace demonstration in Turkey's capital Ankara yesterday, Saturday.

Syrian intervention is no solution - say no to attacks from Washington and Moscow

06 October 2015
The Tories are talking up the prospect of winning a vote for airstrikes in Syria.

Outrage over ‘war crime’ as US bombs kill 22 people in an Afghan hospital

06 October 2015
US bombs killed 22 people in a hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan last Saturday. The dead included 12 doctors and ten patients. 

Syria is a battlefield of imperialist rivalry

06 October 2015
Russia’s military intervention in Syria has confirmed the most basic reality of the war—outside powers increasingly dominate Syria’s fate. 

Crackdown in old city of Jerusalem

06 October 2015
A crackdown has left 77 Palestinians injured by live rounds and rubber bullets in clashes with Israeli settlers in the West Bank and Jerusalem last Sunday.

Big powers row over military intervention in Syria at United Nations talks

29 September 2015
The world’s rulers were debating plans for Syria at the United Nations in New York as Socialist Worker went to press.

David Cameron plays party politics in Syria

15 September 2015
Expect to hear a lot about military action in Syria in the next few weeks, writes Alex Callinicos. This is all about David Cameron playing party politics. It doesn’t mean that Britain is about to weigh seriously into the war in Syria.

Fear of growing support for Kurds lies behind Turkey's new attack

15 September 2015
Ron Margulies from the DSIP socialist group in Istanbul explains Turkey’s latest assault on the Kurds

Action targets arms fair over sales to Israel

15 September 2015
Activists ended a week of protests against arms sales to Israel last Saturday.

Fair Play for Palestine demo in Wales shows solidarity movement is growing

08 September 2015
Up to 1,500 Palestine solidarity campaigners marched through Cardiff last Saturday as the Israeli football team played Wales in the Euro 2016 qualifiers.

Western bombs and civil war lie behind Syria refugee crisis

08 September 2015
Dave Sewell looks at how Western imperialism and the crushing of the Syrian revolution are now forcing thousands to flee—and what the real alternative is

Protests in Syria show ‘pockets of hope’ for an alternative

08 September 2015
Syrian socialist Joseph Daher spoke to Socialist Worker about what the solution in Syria could be.

Tories’ solution to Syrian refugee crisis—murder by remote control

08 September 2015
The Tories’ solution to the Syrian crisis is assassination. 

Protest against Israeli war criminal Binyamin Netanyahu in London

02 September 2015
Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is set to visit London on Wednesday of next week to meet David Cameron. 

Row over cuts is behind Northern Ireland's crisis

01 September 2015
Official politics in Northern Ireland has been thrown into crisis.

Veolia withdrawal in Jerusalem marks victory for campaign

01 September 2015
Infrastructure firm Veolia has sold its shares in the Jerusalem Light Rail (JLR) network—meaning it has completely ended all business in Israel.

Syrians die under Western bombs

18 August 2015
Eight civilians died in a US strike on Atmeh, northern Syria, last week. 

How ‘age-old’ national identities were invented

11 August 2015
The ideas of nationalism and borders have only developed with the growth of capitalism in the past 400 years, writes Dave Sherry

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.

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