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General Strike In Palestine Against Bahrain Conference

PALESTINIAN factions have called for demonstrations and a general strike in protest at an upcoming US-led conference in Bahrain, which centres on Washington’s ‘Deal...

11,000 Residents & Supporters Join Grenfell Silent Walk

MORE than 11,000 local residents and supporters joined last Friday evening’s 2nd Anniversary Silent Walk to commemorate the victims of the Grenfell Tower Fire...

1,000 WORKERS MARCH ON ORGREAVE ANNIVERSARY – Corbyn pledges Labour government...

UP TO A thousand workers from both Yorkshire and across the country marched to the 35th Battle of Orgreave memorial rally on Saturday. They marched...

35 years since Battle of Orgreave!

THOUSANDS of trade unionists and their families will today mark the 1984/85 Miners’ Strike 35th Anniversary at the Annual Orgreave Rally in Sheffield. June 18...

MI5 ‘unlawfully retaining innocent people’s data for years’ says Liberty

THE British security and snoop service MI5 has been unlawfully retaining innocent people’s data for years,’ alleged rights organisation Liberty. ‘It has also failed,’ Liberty...

‘INSULTING KICK IN THE TEETH FOR WINDRUSH GENERATION!’ –David Lammy MP...

AS A PARTING shot and final ‘kick in the teeth’ to the Windrush Generation, Theresa May has awarded a knighthood to the Home Office...

Sanders marches with McDonald’s workers in ‘Fight for $15’

VERMONT Senator Bernie Sanders marched alongside McDonald’s workers at a rally last Sunday in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He joined McDonald’s workers in the same way...

US actions have throttled the Palestinian Authority politically and financially!

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ and the forthcoming economic summit in Bahrain have reaped a multitude of analyses, not least from...

69 Universities Warned Rule Out Benefit Cuts Or Face ‘Wave Of...

UNIVERSITIES will find themselves prompting ‘a wave of industrial action across UK campuses’ later this year – unless they rule out benefit cuts or...

When US withdraws, Syrian crisis will end – Admits US Senator...

THE US Senator Richard Black has said that the ‘crisis’ in Syria ‘will be over quickly once (the) US withdraws its troops from Syrian...

Abbas hopes US Deal of the Century ‘will all go to...

PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas has reiterated his hopes that the US-proposed peace plan, dubbed Deal of the Century, will go to hell. ‘I hope that the...

Iran urges hand power in Sudan to civilians

IRAN’S Foreign Ministry on Tuesday urged Sudan to address the people’s demand in the country and immediate transition of power to civilians. The ministry’s spokesman...

Burning of the US embassy in Honduras ‘a provocation’ says former...

A TEACHER has been arrested for allegedly setting the US embassy in Honduras on fire last Friday, following police repression of educators and doctors who are protesting against privatisations. A group...

‘Streets of Shame: Homelessness and the NHS – a Tome of...

THE BRITISH Medical Association (BMA) has published ‘Streets of Shame: Homelessness and the NHS – a tome of tragedies,’ in which homeless people and...

Delivery riders unions are taking on gig economy employers

UNIONS representing delivery riders met at ITF (International Transport Federation) House in London to plan how to take on exploitative ‘gig economy’ employers, the...

‘Reject minimum wage exploitation’ 4 SAFTU unions meet to discuss ANC

THE FOUR oldest trade unions affiliated to SAFTU gathered at Ngwelezana Community Hall last week to reflect on what South Africa’s workers have gained...

ILLEGAL SEARCH WARRANTS QUASHED–RAIDS ON JOURNALISTS’ HOMES WERE ILLEGAL says NUJ

THE IFJ (International Federation of Journalists) has welcomed news that the ‘illegal’ search warrants issued against two journalists are to be quashed. Following two days...

Israel Has Arrested 16,500 Palestinian Children Since The Second Intifada

ISRAEL has arrested some 16,500 Palestinian children since the outbreak of the Second Intifada (uprising) in late-2000, a study says. Abdul-Naser Farwana, a Palestinian ex-prisoner...

Belfast raid on journalists is being challenged!

A POLICE raid of the Belfast homes and office of two investigative journalists will be challenged as part of a judicial review that started...

Eskom Mass Dismissals As Oakvalley Farm Workers Battle ‘Apartheid’ Conditions

TROUBLE is brewing at Eskom’s Kusile Power Station in South Africa, following the mass dismissal of hundreds of outsourced workers after protests threatened operations...

Sanders wins support from teachers and nurses to stand for presidency!

USA SENATOR Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 2020 presidential election, is gaining the support of nurses, teachers and...

Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails are suffering unbearable imprisonment conditions...

THE Palestinian Authority’s Detained and Ex-Detainees Commission has said that the Palestinian political prisoners in the Israeli prison of Etzion, near Bethlehem city in...

President Assad visits ‘tunnel of death’

PRESIDENT Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma have visited one of the ‘tunnels of death’ which were dug by terrorists in Jobar neighbourhood, but...

Nine Yemenis killed by Saudi airstrikes!

AT LEAST nine Yemenis were killed late last week as Saudi-led military aircraft carried out a string of airstrikes against an area in Yemen’s...

Syria warns terrorists prepared to launch chemical weapons in Idlib

AN OFFICIAL at Syria’s Foreign and Expatriates Ministry affirmed at the weekend that all shouting and untrue, fabricated news about the use of chemical...

Bahrain ruler condemned for conference supporting Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century!’

THE main Shia opposition group in Bahrain has warned that the ruling Al Khalifah regime there is ‘contributing to the liquidation of the Palestinian...

209 US economists sign a ‘Medicare for All’ statement

TWO HUNDRED and nine economists have signed a public statement supporting Medicare for All, said the National Nurses United union on Tuesday. The letter called...

RUSSIA, GERMANY & FRANCE SUPPORT 2015 IRAN DEAL – while the...

THE leaders of Russia, France and Germany have underscored the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, stressing their commitment to boosting...

UK leads the way in austerity, welfare cuts and hungerK leads...

‘Nothing Left in the Cupboards: Austerity, Welfare Cuts, and the Right to Food in the UK,’ is the title of a devastating 115-page Human...

‘Unilateral’ ceasefire in Idlib

Russia says Syrian government forces have suspended their operations against foreign-backed Takfiri militants in the northwestern province of Idlib as part of a ‘unilateral’...

‘Never threaten the Iranians’ Zarif warns Trump

IRAN’S Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned US President Donald Trump to avoid threatening the Iranians, advising him to ‘try respect’ as the...

Lack Of Support Letting Down Vulnerable Children

VULNERABLE children are being let down says Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, criticising the use of restraint and seclusion. On Monday she published...

US ‘deal of century’ opposed!

SOME are being misled to believe that the soon-to-be-announced ‘deal of the century’ is a US-sponsored peace initiative aimed at resolving the so-called Palestinian-Israeli...

Amnesty sues Israel’s MoD over spyware

AMNESTY International is supporting a legal action to take the Israeli Ministry of Defence (MoD) to court to demand that it revokes the export...

‘Our people haven’t struggled to change the size of our chains!...

PALESTINE’S Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Riyad al-Maliki, described on Friday the US deal of the century as a ‘consecration’ of the century-long...

£4bn of UK property is owned by ‘high risk individuals!’ Lords...

FOUR BILLION pounds of UK property is owned by high-risk individuals. The House of Lords Joint Committee is looking at the market and money laundering. The...

Damascus reserves the right to take back Golan Heights!

SYRIA has censured Israel’s land theft and repressive measures against Syrians in the occupied side of the Golan Heights as a flagrant violation of...

Mass Protests All Over Palestine On Nakba Day

PALESTINIANS commemorated the 71st anniversary of the Nakba Day (May 15th – the Day of Catastrophe) in the occupied West Bank and the blockaded...

Thousands Demand Right To Return On Gaza Border

AT LEAST thirteen Palestinian protesters were shot and injured with Israeli live ammunition, on Wednesday, during mass protests commemorating the 71st anniversary of Nakba...

South African joblessness rises to 27.6%

SOUTH Africa’s unemployment rate has risen to its highest level since the third quarter of 2017 to 27.6% at the end of the first...

One Day in Gaza award-winning documentary

One Day in Gaza Shown on BBC 2 Monday 13 May 2019 Now available on BBC iPlayer MADE by award-winning documentary maker Olly Lambert, One Day in...

British Columbian longshore workers overwhelming strike vote

Longshore workers in British Columbia have overwhelmingly voted to authorise industrial action, raising the prospect of a strike at the Port of Vancouver, Canada’s...

US drug firms inflating costs!

More than 40 US states have filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical firms of operating a cartel and conspiring to artificially inflate the cost of...

Corbyn condemns Israeli human rights violations!

THE LEADER of the UK opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, reiterated on Saturday his party’s support for the Palestinian cause, condemning human rights violations...

Battle to save Essex libraries

A BATTLE is well underway save 44 threatened libraries across Essex as figures show that 127 public libraries were closed across the UK last...