Is US imperialism and/or Israel preparing a military attack on Iran? How would the Islamist dictatorship in Tehran respond? These questions came into focus again over the holidays following new sanctions announced by the United States and an Iranian navy exercise.Read More »
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A key phase in the Syrian revolution has opened up with the balance of power finely poised between the forces of the state and the opposition movement. It is a testament to the courage and resilience of the protesters that demonstrations continue to sweep Syria, despite the ongoing state repression which has seen an estimated 5,000 demonstrators killed and 30,000 imprisoned.Read More »
Striking oil workers and their supporters in the Mangistau region in the west of Kazakhstan wanted to use the twentieth Anniversary of the country's Independence to highlight the demands of their industrial battle which is now well into its eight months.Read More »
Thousands of activists fought running battles with security forces for control of Tahrir Square, Cario, last weekend, and at the start of this week. At least 33 people were killed and over 1,750 injured. There have also been big protest demonstrations in Alexandria, Suez, Mansoura and other cities. Street fighting continued last night in central Cairo, turning parts of the city into “a war zone”. Today, Monday 21 November, clashes are reported as armed state forces try to clear Cairo’s Tahrir Square of protesters.Read More »
The following two articles appear in the newspaper of our sister party in England & Wales, and the analysis and alternative set out in them will undoubtedly be of interest to our readers. They discuss the upcoming public sector strike in Britain and northern Ireland, the capitalist crisis, and the socialist alternative.Read More »
- Lie after lie told by Israeli regime
- Length and conditions of detention clearly an attempt to intimidate activists – will not be successful
- Thanks to activists internationally for solidarity protests Read More »
Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou was forced to leave office last weekend and for his PASOK government be replaced by a ’national unity’ coalition government. This new PASOK/New Democracy ‘austerity coalition’ will agree a bailout package which entails yet more punishing cuts that are driving millions of Greeks into poverty.Read More »
Socialist Party and United Left Alliance MEP, Paul Murphy, has been detained by the Israeli military, along with other activists from the MV Saoirse and the Canadian boat the Tahrir.Read More »