10 Years After the Invasion: America Destroyed Iraq But Our War Crimes Remain Unacknowledged and Unpunished
- Nicolas J.S. Davies
The evil unleashed on the people of Iraq has been painstakingly obscured behind a tapestry of lies. Since the end of the Second World War, American political leaders and opinion-makers have led the public to believe that the aggressive use of overt ...
Alawite history reveals the complexities of Syria that West does not understand
- Robert Fisk
The maps long favoured in the West partition off Arab countries into ethnic divisions, but all these make clear is our own ignorance
In Syria these days, we are resorting to our racist little maps. The Alawite mountains and the town of Qardaha, ...
Egypt: Mastering the art of revolution
- Rasha Sadek رشا صادق
Protests have continued at various flashpoints over the two years since the 25 January Revolution, suggesting that not enough has yet changed in Egypt, writes Rasha Sadek
TAHRIR: Cairo’s Tahrir Square has been the iconic home of the revolution ...
Egypt: Pressure that works
- Ahmed Morsy أحمد مرسي
Port Said’s residents have declared a campaign of disobedience. Ahmed Morsy visits the beleaguered city
On Sunday Port Said was brought to a standstill by the response to calls for a campaign of civil disobedience made by revolutionary movements ...
Egypt: The revolution, back in black
- Mark LeVine
The black bloc must provide Egyptians with a positive vision if they want their struggle to succeed.
The last time kids in black caused this much trouble in Egypt, it was Satan's fault. Well, at least that's what the Muslim Brotherhood and the Mubarak ...
Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the new face of al-Qa'ida (and why he's nothing like Osama bin Laden)
- Robert Fisk
Robert Fisk on what he really means in the 'war on terror'“
Had he his hurts before?” Siward asks of his slain son in Macbeth. He wants to know if his son’s wounds proved he was fighting Macbeth’s goons when he died, ...
Saudi King Moves His Son One Step Closer to Throne
- Al-Akhbar english
On Friday, 1 February 2013, Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud appointed his 63-year-old brother Prince Muqrin, the 35th son of the kingdom’s founder King Abdul-Aziz, as second deputy prime minister. This makes Muqrin third in line for ...
"The period of instability in Egypt will continue": Mamdouh Habashi
- Rüdiger Göbel
Protests against President Mursi: If Muslim Brotherhood does not yield, they will become more and more brutal. Interview with Mamdouh Habashi.
Mamdouh Habashi is foreign policy spokesperson of the Egyptian Socialist Party
RG: The mass protests ...
Israeli Attack on Syria: Desperate Bid to Save Failed US-NATO Covert War
- Tony Cartalucci
Israel has conducted airstrikes in Syria based on “suspicions” of chemical weapon transfers, in a flagrant violation of the UN Charter, international law, and in direct violation of Syria’s sovereignty. The Guardian in its report ...
Iraq: A Twenty Two Year Genocide
- Felicity Arbuthnot
It is the first genocide of the 21th century. Poor Iraq and Iraqis. The silence of the world pushes me to lose faith in humanity.
Incredibly it is twenty two years to the day since the telephone rang in ...