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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 to Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi about his fifty-year career and the ideas that have shaped both popular and scholarly understandings of the events, ...
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 of Hezbollah's martyred leaders (Sheikh Ragheb Harb, Sayyed Abbas Musawi, Hajj Imad Mughniyeh)
[...] Third, so ...
Western howls of outrage over the Ghouta siege ring hollow – we aren't likely to do anything to save civilians
How can we complain when we will not ourselves deal with the armed Islamist opposition to Assad (I am not at this point talking about Isis) or try to arrange our own ceasefire, even with Russian help? After all, we’ve been arming these ...
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 ...
German weapons for Egypt
CAIRO/BERLIN (Own report) - Last year, the German government authorized a record ...
We urgently need a polylogue about “Islamic” terrorism
- Milena Rampoldi ميلينا رامبولدي میلنا رامپلدی Милена Рампольди
The narrative on “Islamic” or “Islamist” terrorism must urgently transform itself ...
Egypt: looking back at a carnage
- Rabha Attaf رابحة عطاف
This was the deadliest attack Egypt has experienced in its recent history. The toll is heavy: 305 dead ...
Seventy Years of the New York Times Describing Saudi Royals as Reformers
- Abdullah Al-Arian عبد الله العريان
In honor of Thomas Friedman's latest love letter to the ruling dynasty in Saudi Arabia, here is seventy ...
Televised speech on the latest developments in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon, 20 November 2017
- Hassan Nasrallah Хасан Насралла حسن نصر الله
Televised speech delivered by Hezbollah Secretary General, His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, on ...