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Drum beat of war

16 Nov 2017

Beirut is now the focus of the burgeoning Saudi-Iranian rivalry, 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)

Don’t abandon Palestinian cause

07 Sep 2017

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

Oppression from all sides

10 Aug 2017

Iraqi communist Haifa Zangana addressed the London Communist Forum on August 6

Genuine, consistent solidarity

03 Aug 2017

The clerical regime was reactionary from the start, writes Yassamine Mather - even though there were those who claimed it was ‘moving towards the socialist camp’

Unbridled state power

20 Jul 2017

Esen Uslu reports on the first anniversary of the failed coup attempt

Overcoming misogyny

20 Jul 2017

Yassamine Mather tells the story of a woman whose achievements were made against all the odds

Forced into action

13 Jul 2017

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu decided on his ‘Justice’ march in response to the 25-year jail sentence imposed on Enis Berberoğlu, one of the CHP MPs for Istanbul.

Kemalists seize the moment

13 Jul 2017

‘Justice’ march wrong-footed the mainstream left, writes Esen Uslu

New horrors beckon

13 Jul 2017

What will follow the ‘liberation’ of Mosul? Yassamine Mather is not optimistic

An unsavoury alliance

06 Jul 2017

‘Regime change from above’ cannot be ruled out, writes Yassamine Mather

Macron’s crushing majority

22 Jun 2017

Despite the poor performance of the left René Gimpel expects militant action

Politics of failure

01 Jun 2017

The government’s response to the Manchester bombing is to promise further crackdowns on democratic rights, writes Eddie Ford

The Libyan connection

01 Jun 2017

Those who voted for the bombing in 2011 must share some of the blame for incidents like Manchester, argues Yassamine Mather

Still an imperialist target

26 May 2017

Yassamine Mather analyses the significance of Hassan Rouhani’s re-election