Middle East

Electoral Victory of Hamas

  The Islamic Movement Hamas has achieved a clear victory in the legislative election held in the Palestine territories: they obtained 50% of the votes and 76 seats against 30% and 43 members of Parliament for the Al Fatah of Ahmud Abbas', President of the National Palestinian Administration (ANP)....

The Al Fatah

  In 1967, Yasser Arafat founded the political-military organisation Al Fatah. It programme was extremely progressive: fight for free, lay, democratic and non racist Palestine where Jews and Arabs could cohabit in peace, the right for the millions of Palestinian émigrés expelled from their land by Zionists to return...

Are Two Nations Possible ?

  Many of those who support the Palestinian people and repudiate the Israeli crimes are against the need to destroy the State of Israel. They declare that there are two different nations (Palestinians and Jews) and therefore there should be two independent states. The IWL-FI is opposed to this...

Middle East Situation

  The electoral triumph of Hamas revealed the crisis of all the pillars that imperialist policy for the Middle East is resting on: the pax romana in Palestine is falling down, the Iraqi occupation is bogged and the threats against Iran prove to be difficult to put into practice....

About Islamism

  We shall now reproduce some part of an article on Islamism (Angel Parras, Marxism Alive 11) analysing the policy revolutionaries should wield in the face of Islamic trends such as Hamas:   "It is a worldwide phenomenon with great weight among the masses in countries where imperialism is today most...

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