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British soldier’s death in Syria shows how West lies over its interventions

03 April 2018
A British SAS soldier was killed in Syria last week—despite a vote in parliament against British army intervention there.

How revolution turned to horror in eastern Ghouta

21 March 2018
Jad Bouharoun traces the rise and fall of the rebellion on the outskirts of Damascus

Turkey ready to assault besieged city of Afrin

13 March 2018
Turkish soldiers looked set to launch an assault on the Kurdish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria this week

How the crisis in Syria was caused by imperialist ambition

23 February 2018
The Syrian regime’s horrific bombing in Ghouta is the legacy of a defeated revolution and a struggle for power over the Middle East

Syrian tragedy risks bigger imperialist clash

20 February 2018
Syria is undoubtedly the most dangerous place in the world at the moment.

The Middle East is on the brink of a major imperial clash

13 February 2018
Israel took the Middle East one step closer to a major war last weekend

Imperialism won’t end Kurdish agony

23 January 2018
In a Middle East tormented by the domination of Western imperialism, the Kurdish people have been among the greatest victims.

As Boris Johnson calls for more Middle East intervention - get the Tories out

07 December 2017
Not wishing to be outdone by Donald Trump, foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said that Britain should return to the Middle East.

Is Putin pulling the strings?

18 November 2017
Politicians and commentators seem to think anything that goes wrong can be blamed on Russian spybots on Twitter. But the truth is scarier still, warns Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Stop the drive to a new war in Middle East

14 November 2017
The prospect of another war hangs over the Middle East—this time in Lebanon.

Sharp rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran forces out leader of Lebanon

07 November 2017
 

Trump goads Iran in race to grab Syrian territories

17 October 2017
US president Donald Trump is edging closer to conflict with Iran as the two states jostle for control in Syria.

Western bombs slaughter civilians in Raqqa

26 August 2017
The Western-backed offensive to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Isis has killed “hundreds of civilians”.

Lebanese socialist activists targeted after call for solidarity with Syrian refugees

17 July 2017
Activists from the Socialist Forum in Lebanon are facing a campaign of threats and intimidation after they called for a protest in solidarity with Syrian refugees.

Did the US use white phosphorus weapons in its attacks on Syria and Iraq?

13 June 2017
US-led forces stand accused of dropping horrific white phosphorus weapons in Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria.

Massacres made by the West

30 May 2017
Two massacres of civilians, including children, each on a greater scale than the Manchester bombing took place last week—and the West was directly involved in both.

Donald Trump - the war president will crash into reality

18 April 2017
Missiles in Syria, a mega-bomb in Afghanistan, a potential nuclear confrontation in Korea—what happened to the Donald Trump who ran as a critic of US foreign wars?

How the West wrecked Libya

18 April 2017
Libya in North Africa is being torn apart by a grinding civil war stoked by competing imperial powers. The horror there is a painful lesson in why military intervention should be opposed, writes Alistair Farrow

Air strike in Syria escalates tensions between the US and Russia

11 April 2017
A major US missile strike against the Russian-backed Syrian regime has brought the world’s biggest superpowers closer to military confrontation.

Trump’s missiles pour more fuel on the fire

11 April 2017
US president Donald Trump took advantage of the Syrian regime’s latest atrocity last week to launch a major cruise missile attack on the Shayrat airfield.

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