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Syria imposes new rules of engagement on Israel
Sayed 7asan سيد حسن
On Thursday 10th May 2018, an unprecedented exchange of strikes happened between Israel and Syria. The mainstream media, as well as some “alternative” media like Russia Today, were quick to relay the Israeli army version, according to which ...
Emails reveal White Helmets tried to lobby ex-Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters
Emails have emerged revealing how the controversial Syrian activist group the White Helmets tried to lobby Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters with Saudi money. The revelations have been published on Max Blumenthal’s project.
In an email ...
Syria, Iran and ‘chaos in international relations’
Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар
Any meaningful political resolution to the turmoil in the Middle East now seems more elusive than ever
Even in the context of a post-truth geopolitical environment run amok, Russian President Vladimir Putin telling his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani ...
The search for truth in the rubble of Douma – and one doctor’s doubts over the chemical attack
- Robert Fisk
Robert Fisk visits the Syria clinic at the centre of a global crisis
Why have plans to pull US troops out of Syria been shelved?
- Abdelbari Atwan عبد الباري عطوان
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations and one of the Trump administrations hawks, announced ...
Iran’s Past and Present
Why has the history of Iran's left been erased?
- Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi اسکندر صادقی بروجردی
In this interview Ervand Abrahamian, one of the preeminent Iranian historians of his generation, speaks ...
Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Gulf: oil and gas wars are raging
- Hassan Nasrallah Хасан Насралла حسن نصر الله
Speech of Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on February 16th, 2018, during the commemoration ...
Western howls of outrage over the Ghouta siege ring hollow – we aren't likely to do anything to save civilians
- Robert Fisk
How can we complain when we will not ourselves deal with the armed Islamist opposition to Assad ...
Sochi Conference on Syria: No place for feminists
- Maya al-Rahabi ميّة الرحبي
The feminist struggle can’t be separated from the democratic struggle, writes Maya Rahabi, ...
We will not allow the history of our peaceful and non-violent activism to be dismissed
Statement by Iranian women’s rights activists
- Various Authors - Versch. Autoren -Muhtelif Yazarlar-مؤلفون مختلفين - نویسندگان مختلف
300 Iranian women’s rights activists, both women and men, issued following statement
Not a single ...