Middle East

Endgame for Bashar el-Assad?

After nine years of destruction and massacres to stop a democratic people’s revolution, both foreign occupying powers and Syrian regime face hardness to rule the country and future is uncertain.   By Hassan al-Barazili   Occupation under World Recession   Syria is an occupied country today. The World Recession brought new challenges for the...

The Solidarity that is Missing

In the 72nd anniversary of Nakba - the Palestinian catastrophe with the creation of the State of Israel on May 15, 1948 - Arab regimes are still at fault with the Palestinian cause. Among the 22 Arab League countries, only three - Algeria, Tunisia and Kuwait - are not...

Welcome Back Lebanese Revolution!

Protesting the freeze of bank accounts and hunger, the Lebanese people brought the October revolution back to the streets on April 27, the so-called “night of the molotovs”. Starting in the outstanding city of Trablous, it spread across the country to Beirut, Saida, Nabatieh, Bekka valley and Akkar. By Hassan...

Statement of Solidarity with Popular Mobilizations in Iran

La Voz de l@s Trabajadores/Workers’ Voice supports the struggle of working class people in Iran for political and democratic rights. We support our Iranian comrades in struggle fighting against austerity as expressed in their November 2019 uprising, and we condemn the state-led massacre of protesters. We also support the ongoing working...

Idlib, the Last Battle?

Ten months ago, the Armed Forces of the Syrian Dictatorship and their Russian and Iranian allies began a cowardly and criminal offensive to regain control of the northern province of Idlib.   By Hasan al-Barazili   On the grounds that the Turkish regime does not comply with Sochi's agreement on the free movement...

A Strategy to Fight Back the Deal of the Century! 

On January 28, 2020, U.S. president Donald Trump and Zionist PM Netaniahu announced the so-called “Deal of the Century” which means more apartheid and ethnic cleansing for the Palestinians. Both PA Mahmoud Abbas and the Arab League rejected the deal. What should the Palestinians do?  By Hassan al-Barazili   Firstly, we need to figure...

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...

The Murder of Qassem Souleimani and Palestine

The coward assassination of Iran's top military commander Qassem Souleimani by the United States on January 3 divided the main Palestinian political parties. By: Hassan al-Barazili The Palestinian National Authority (PA), led by Mahmoud Abbas, has not issued any statement condemning U.S. imperialist action. The PA's stand represents a capitulation both to...

Soleimani in Syria: A legacy of Death and Devastation

Few individuals have caused as much sheer human suffering in Syria as Qassem Soleimani, the powerful Iranian warlord assassinated on Friday. By Al-Jumhuriya website In many ways, the life of Qassem Soleimani—the immensely powerful Iranian operative killed by a US Reaper drone near Baghdad airport on 3 January—mirrored that of Iran’s Islamic...

No U.S. War on Iran!

Evidence has come to light (NBC news) that President Trump first authorized the assassination of Iranian military leader Qassim Soleimani last June. This effectively undercuts Trump’s story that he ordered the Jan. 3 strike that killed Soleimani to foil an impending Iranian attack on U.S. embassies. By La Voz de...

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