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Middle-East

Eye witness to the biggest massacre in recent Turkish history

What began as a great demonstration for peace and against the state terror of the governing AKP ended in the bloodiest massacre in the recent history of the Turkish Republic. Read more...

Turkey: the regime wants civil war

The situation in Turkey has escalated dramatically recently. Across the country, 400 offices of the Kurdish HDP have been attacked, some buildings were even set on fire. Read more...

Revolution and Counterrevolution in Syria

The intervention by rival imperialist powers, the US and Russia, and by regional gendarmes Turkey and Saudi Arabia has conspired against the popular forces of the Syrian democratic revolution and the Read more...

Turkey: Down with state terrorism!

Turkey: vote HDP on June 7 - then build a revolutionary party

Turkey’s Parliamentary elections on June 7 will take place against a background of sharpening political crisis in the region. Read more...

Yemen: No to Saudi intervention!

On 25 March, Saudi Arabia and its allies began a series of air strikes in Yemen, aimed against the Houthis and  their allies, who include sections of the Yemeni Army loyal to the former president, Ali Read more...

Israel votes for expansionism and war

On Saturday 7 March, only ten days before Israel’s recent elections, 50,000 people demonstrated in Tel Aviv against prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud-led coalition. Read more...

Turkey: "We aren't mourning, we're rebelling!"

The corpse of the young Kurdish Alevi, Özgecan Aslan, was found last Wednesday, February 11, in a river in Mersin, a city in southeastern Turkey. Read more...