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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

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

Part and parcel of global capital

07 Sep 2017

Instead of creating illusions in ‘regime change from above’, writes Yassamine Mather, we must offer support and solidarity to workers like Reza Shahabi

Oppression from all sides

10 Aug 2017

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

What Zionists want suppressed

03 Aug 2017

Tony Greenstein reviews: Thomas Suarez, State of terror - how terrorism created modern Israel, Skyscraper Publications, 2016, pp418, £20

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