Middle East

Yemen New Protests In Al-Mahra

The Yemenites of Al-Mahra province demonstrated against the construction of a Saudi military basis this week according to Al-Jazeera. By Fabio Bosco, Al-Mahra is on the border with Oman. It has been under Saudi and Emirati military control since December 2017. 70% of all Yemenite imports come from Oman through that...

A Democratic Revolution Sliding Close To Civil War

The revolution in Syria has already lasted nine months; the masses have been facing a very harsh repression by the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad. Despite the growing number of casualties, the masses do not leave the streets and the Arab bourgeoisie is already showing signs of not being...

Freedom Flotilla vessel seized by Israeli navy

The Freedom Flotilla III - a convoy of four ships carrying more than 50 pro-Palestinian activists and personalities from 18 countries - was attacked and the vessel Marianne was boarded and taken over by the Israeli Army. The attack took place in international waters, around 100 nautical miles from...

The imperialism tries alternatives

While analysing the situation in the Middle East, the International Courier for June 2006, we said, "Since 11th September 2001, the George Bush administration intended to retrieve absolute control over Middle East, accompanied - with more or fewer contradiction, by the European imperialism. The first action of that policy...

Gaza protests, Hamas and the ongoing Israeli Ethnical Cleansing

A new bloodshed has taken place in Gaza. Between March 30 and May 16, more than 110 Palestinians were killed and more than 12,000 injured by the Israeli army as they were peacefully protesting near the fence that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel. In total, hundreds of thousands...

Shimon Peres, the man of the “peace of the graveyard”

The statements of global leaders about the death of Israeli ex-PM Shimon Peres last September 27th, at the age of 93, reveal the colonial peace they defend for Palestine. Peres was not a "man of peace": he used that rhetoric in service of the Zionist project - in which...

Samira Khalil and Razan Zeitouneh: revolutionary women against al Assad and machismo

Samira Khalil and Razan Zeitouneh: The struggle against Assad, the struggle against counter revolution, the struggle against machismo. Revolutionary Syrian Women have been at the fronts of the Syrian Revolution from its very first days. This was only natural. Being women, they had a double burden to carry: Oppressed...

The second anniversary of the abduction of Samira, Razan, Wael and Nazem

Two years have passed since Samira al-Khalil, Razan Zaitouneh, Wael Hamadeh and Nazem Hammadi were abducted in Douma, Eastern Ghouta. During these two years, no public entity has provided information on the kidnapped, which makes the abduction of the four activists a crime against their families, besides being...

Victory in Egypt!

U.S. Hands off the Ongoing Egyptian Revolution! End US Military Aid to Egypt and Israel! A Statement by the United National Antiwar Committee On Friday, February 11th, the heroic Egyptian people won a historic victory with the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.  Now they are proceeding to secure this victory by moving...

Demonstrations in Iran question the Ayatollah regime

2018 began with demonstrations in several Iranian cities, among them Teheran, Mashhad, Isfahan, and Shiraz, the four biggest cities in the country. Thousands of people, according to some activists, went onto the streets responding to a call made through social networks to protest against the high prices of food...

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