National Sections of the L5I:

Middle-East

Israel’s third war in Gaza and the prospects for Palestinian liberation

Israel’s onslaught on Gaza saw record numbers demand an end to the siege. Marcus Halaby asks how can we break the blockade and end the occupation of Palestine Read more...

Counter-revolution in Syria invites US return to Iraq

Lacking support, the Syrian revolution suffered a series of defeats, a consequence of which was the rise of the ISIS. Marcus Halaby examines the fallout of this development Read more...

No to the bombing of Syria and Iraq – solidarity with Kobane!

As the Western powers bomb Iraq and Syria under the pretext of fighting the Islamic State, attention has been drawn to the struggle of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) to defend the Syrian Read more...

Solidarity with Rojava and Kobani! Support the Kurdish resistance against the ISIS!

For the past two weeks, the city of Kobani in the Rojava region of Syria, bordering Turkey, has been at the heart of the Syrian civil war. Read more...

Solidarity with the Kurdish resistance to the Islamic state!

The attack by the Islamic State, formerly ISIS, against the Kurds, Yazidis and other religious and national minorities in Iraq and Syria has taken a murderous toll within a very short time. Read more...

Theses on the Middle East and North Africa

Middle East and North Africa Theses: revolution and counter-revolution in the Arab Spring. Adopted by International Executive Committee, June 29th, 2014 Read more...

Solidarity with the people of Gaza!

Halt Israel's offensive against Gaza!

AS we publish this article, the death toll amongst the population of Gaza has passed the 100 mark and Israel has warned the population of Beit Lahia, Beit Hanoun, and Absan al-Saghira to evacuate thei Read more...