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27 January 2021

Ten years since the 'Arab Spring'

The year 2011 began with mass protests spreading across the Middle East and North Africa which shook the ground beneath the region's many autocratic regimes

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19 August 2020

Revolutionary mood in Lebanon following horrific explosion

In the face of daily furious protests on the streets, one by one Lebanon's government ministers resigned, until the whole cabinet resigned on 10 August

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15 May 2019

Revolution and counter-revolution in Sudan

The overthrow of Omar al-Bashir by the Sudanese masses on 11 April is one of the most momentous events in the modern history of the country, the continent and the Middle East. It has simultaneously inspired the masses throughout Africa and instilled fear in despotic regimes in the region.

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17 April 2019

Sudan: No to rule of the generals!

After 30 years of dictatorship in Sudan, historic mass protests have achieved the fall of President Omar Al-Bashir in a forced 'palace coup' by the generals. Following this, a 'transitional military council' was established, with defence minister Amhed Awad Ibn Auf sworn in as president.

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9 August 2018

Israel - Protest rally against the Nationality Law

Up to 120,000 people in Israel protested against the state's new Nationality Law on 4 August in Rabin Square, Tel Aviv

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9 May 2018

Socialists fight for Palestinian liberation and workers' unity

70 years on from the foundation of Israel: The 1948 foundation of the Israeli state is being marked this month in Israel.

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7 March 2018

Syria: No ceasefire for 'hell on earth' eastern Goutha

Eastern Goutha, outside Damascus, is "hell on earth", according to United Nations (UN) chief Antonio Guterres.

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10 January 2018

Movement challenges Iranian regime

Sudden large scale nationwide protests have shaken Iran. Sections of the population have shown utter defiance of the regime. Young people in particular, facing unemployment estimated at between 25% and 40%, have been to the fore.

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25 October 2017

Kurdish referendum declared illegal

For a united socialist struggle for self-determination: In just a few weeks the situation for Kurdish people in Iraqi Kurdistan has gone from euphoria to anger and fear

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22 February 2017

Web series review: Cooked - "How capitalism ruined eating"

The title 'Cooked' doesn't exactly sound like essential political viewing. But in this adaptation of Michael Pollan's 2013 bestselling book of the same title, the author examines the contribution of cooking to human development and progress.

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8 February 2017

Syria: Is an end to the war in sight?

The military victory in Aleppo by Assad's regime and its foreign backers was a turning point in the war in Syria. It has put the Syrian government once more in formal control of the country's main urban centres. Serge Jordan of the Committee for a Workers' International (CWI) examines if this is the prelude to a broader peace settlement that could end the horrors inflicted on the Syrian people.

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19 October 2016

Suez 1956: the decline of British imperialism and rise of the colonial revolution

Sixty years ago Egyptian president Colonel Nasser's proclamation of the nationalisation of the Suez Canal was an electrifying rallying call for the country's working class and poor and throughout the Middle East

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5 October 2016

Review: international jazz protest storytelling

Music - Radio International (Kefaya): They say that you can tell a lot about a band by its name. Kefaya is an Arabic word meaning 'enough'. It was the cry of the grassroots revolutionary movement in Egypt, a powerful symbol of the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings.

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21 September 2016

Libya: imperialist intervention helped wreck country and revolution

There was nothing for the Libyan people to celebrate in the damning report by a Commons parliamentary committee into the British government's role in the West's contribution to overthrowing the brutal Gaddafi regime in 2011. This was an intervention which helped lead to the almost complete collapse of the country.

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8 July 2016

Chilcot Iraq report: More piles of evidence against the blood-soaked war for oil

The 2.6 million-word Chilcot report in essence acknowledges that the devastating war on Iraq and occupation was completely unjustifiable

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22 June 2016

Middle East: Isis under pressure on several fronts

Working classes will take to road of mass struggle again: Isis is under attack in and around the last big three cities it holds in Iraq and Syria - Fallujah, Mosul and Raqqa - and is also struggling to hold on to Sirte, its main base in Libya.

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Protest against terrorism in Tunisia

27 January 2016

New wave of protests in Tunisia

'Arab Spring' five years on: Five years after the fall of the dictator Ben Ali, the demands of the revolution remain unsatisfied. And in recent days Tunisia has been swept by a new 'intifada' (uprising) from its impoverished youth, fed up with a life of misery and mass unemployment.

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13 January 2016

Saudi Arabia mass executions

Tories back despots: The recent execution of 47 prisoners by Saudi Arabia's rulers has been widely condemned as barbaric.

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29 October 2015

Israeli government fans the flames of conflict

This has been the deadliest month in the national conflict since the war on Gaza in summer 2014.

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Tens of thousands demonstrated in London against the government\'s plan to escalate attacks on Syria, photo by Paul Mattsson

14 October 2015

Syria: Western governments' interventionist strategy in tatters

After four and a half long, bloody years of civil war in Syria - with over a quarter of a million dead and eleven million displaced - there is still no end in sight

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