Revolution and Counterrevolution in the Middle East after Iranian Leader Murder and Plane Shot Down

In the midst of revolutions in Iraq and Lebanon, the strengthening of both American imperialism and the Iranian regime brought about by the assassination of Qassem Suleimani was short-lived. By Hassan al-Barazili At first, President Trump strengthened himself through a power show by cowardly murdering both the top Iranian military commander...

Solidarity to Arab Revolutions From Brazil

CSP-Conlutas members stood in solidarity with Arab revolutions in Sao Paulo workers’ day rally on May 1. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 6, 2019 They were portraying the flags of Algeria, Sudan, Palestine and Syrian revolutions. On May 5, CSP-Conlutas national coordination passed a motion in solidarity to the Palestinian in Gaza who...

For a Fair Economy, We March!

Under that slogan hundreds of women demonstrated in Beirut for International Women’s Day. They marched from Beshara Khoury to Mina al-Hosn on March 10, 2019. By Hasan al-Barazili On top of the main demand for improvement in living conditions, two others were raised: down with Kafala system and equal rights facing...

Arab “Kingdom Republics” and Constitution Changes

The constitutional articles relating to the term of the President of the Republic in the Arab States are the most vulnerable to changes likewise most of totalitarian regimes. Changing these articles according to the needs of the ruler is frequent since the executive power controls both state institutions (parliament and...

The United States and Turkey reach an agreement on northern Syria

Turkey and the United States reached an agreement this week for the withdrawal of the Kurdish forces from the Manbij City, in northern Syria. The agreement was announced after a meeting between Melvut Cavusoglu, chancellor of Turkey and the USA secretariat of State Mike Pompeo. By Romerito Pontes.   The Turkish...

Thousands demonstrate in Gaza on the eve of the Nakba

On Monday, May 14, tens of thousands of Palestinians demonstrated along the military fence through which the Israeli army imposed a criminal siege to two million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. By Fabio Bosco.   The Israeli army shot the demonstrators, killing at least 55 people and injuring 2770. This protest makes part...

Let’s strengthen international solidarity with Palestine

This May 15 marks the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, the Arabic word for catastrophe or tragedy. It was the unilateral creation of the State of Israel on the date, in 1948, through planned ethnic cleansing. At that time, 800,000 Palestinian inhabitants were expelled from their lands -...

We repudiate the imperialist strike on Syria!

The US president, Donald Trump, finally ordered an attack with missiles in Syria. The White House executed the operation in coalition with France and the UK. The reach was limited, almost symbolic. By International Secretariat.   The Pentagon presented it as a “precision strike,” restricted to three military bases and centers...

Ahed Tamimi, symbol of the Palestinian resistance

The picture of a then-16-year-old Palestinian girl revealed something that strongly defies the Zionist Project: the fact that the struggle is passed from one generation to another. By Soraya Misleh.   The future is young and female. Ahed Tamimi, one among the 350 minors currently locked away in Israeli prisons, shows up...

Ghouta: a new chapter in the Syrian holocaust

Ghouta, rural district of Damasco’s surroundings, has been under siege for 52 months. For the last 2 years, its 350.000 inhabitants survive among the rubble, basically from smuggling through tunnels. The situation is extreme, beyond imagination: deaths by starvation and easily healable diseases that spread like an epidemy. Over...

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