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Descent into farce

30 Nov 2017

Yassamine Mather reports on crown prince Salman’s latest attempts to stoke up conflict

Zionism and holocaust abuse

30 Nov 2017

It is completely legitimate to draw comparisons with the Nazis, insists Tony Greenstein

New alliance against Iran

23 Nov 2017

In response to Trump’s ever more bellicose anti-Iran campaign, Putin has strengthened Russia’s links with the Iran-Syria-Hezbollah axis of resistance. The world is getting ever more dangerous, warns Yassamine Mather

Quoting Nazis to damn ‘the Zionists’

16 Nov 2017

From Solidarity November 8 2017

Both sides of the witch-hunt

16 Nov 2017

It is not anti-Semitic to refer to the mutual praise exchanged between the Nazis and Zionists. Tony Greenstein examines the AWL’s political schizophrenia

Drum beat of war

16 Nov 2017

Beirut is now the focus of the burgeoning Saudi-Iranian rivalry, writes Yassamine Mather

Dangerous times

09 Nov 2017

The United States and Saudi Arabia seem to be readying for war against Iran, writes Yassamine Mather

Iran, Kurdistan and the left

03 Nov 2017

How can we achieve principled communist unity in the Middle East? We spoke to Mohammad Reza Shalgouni, a member of the Organisation of Revolutionary Workers of Iran (Rahe Kargar)

Centrepiece of imperial strategy

03 Nov 2017

On the centenary of the Balfour declaration, Tony Greenstein looks at the reasons underlying British support for Zionism

Redrawing the map

19 Oct 2017

Why is Trump abandoning the nuclear deal? Yassamine Mather looks beyond the rhetoric

Still on the cards

12 Oct 2017

A US attack on Iran is far from impossible, warns Yassamine Mather

Heading for chaos

28 Sep 2017

Yassamine Mather looks at the reaction to the independence referendum

Poisoned fudge

28 Sep 2017

Mike Macnair explains why NEC concessions to the JLM will only serve to whet the right’s appetite

Nationalism and imperial power

14 Sep 2017

The Kurdish independence referendum is not a welcome development, writes Yassamine Mather

Don’t abandon Palestinian cause

07 Sep 2017

The National Policy Forum wants to end Labour’s opposition to the occupation, writes Tony Greenstein