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Palestinian Syrians: Displaced Once Again!

OVER a quarter of Syria’s Palestinian refugees displaced as a result of the long conflict are facing recurrent tragedies outside Syria, according to a...

Saftu Salutes French Workers!

‘THE SOUTH African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) salutes the workers of France who have been protesting in their hundreds of thousands ...

SCRAP SATS AND LEAGUE TABLES – demand teachers unions

The National Union of Teachers (NUT), Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT) have produced a joint...

South Africa National Day of Action

TENS of thousands took part in a National Day of Action organised by South Africa’s National Education Health & Allied Workers Union (NEHAWU) against...

Union leaders are shocked by jobless figures!

Trade union leaders have been shocked by the latest jobless figures which saw a leap in part-time working and female and youth unemployment. Commenting on...

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...

Human Rights Civil Servants Are On Strike Today

CIVIL servants working for the government’s Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) are on strike today over crippling cuts to their service: a quarter...

‘Two Thirds Of Palestinians Agree That A Two-State Solution Is Not...

BY RAMZY BAROUD – Ramzy Baroud is an internationally-syndicated columnist, author, and the founder of PalestineChronicle.com. His latest book is My Father Was a...

‘RAGING RESISTANCE IS GROWING’ –says Iraqi Ba’athist official

Dr Khudayr al-Murshidi, official representative of the Iraqi Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party, has warned that the United States is seeking to divide the resistance...

RELEASE NAZMUL HUDA! – first journalist to report on the Rana...

REPORTERS Without Borders (RSF) call for the immediate release of Nazmul Huda, a reporter who was arrested on 24 December 2016 because of his...

UN Envoy de Mistura Says ‘President Assad Is Part Of The...

‘ANY peaceful solution to the fighting in Syria must involve President Bashar al-Assad,’ the United Nations envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura said Friday. ‘President...

Syria And Iran Agree Long-Term Strategic Cooperation

SYRIA and Iran have signed an agreement for a long-term strategic cooperation between the two countries in Tehran. The agreement was signed on Sunday...

Stop east London GP surgery closures!

EAST London GPs, patients and supporters on Thursday staged a protest in Limehouse against cuts in funding that threaten to bankrupt around a dozen...

‘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...

‘With our blood we will elect Bashar al-Assad’

CAMPAIGNING began on Sunday for Syria’s June 3 presidential election expected to return Bashar al-Assad to power, as the regime marked a ...

STOP SHOOT-TO-KILL – demands De Menezes family

‘Please help us in our quest for justice,’ Allessandro Pereira, cousin of Jean Charles de Menezes told a vigil in Parliament Square last Friday...

‘May Must Go!’–‘Justice For Grenfell’ – Demand 2,000 Marchers

AN ANGRY demonstration of 2,000 demanding ‘Justice for Grenfell’ marched through central London on Friday night. The protest began at the Department for Communities and...

MURSI SNUGGLES UP TO HAGEL – who commits to £1billion of...

IN talks with US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel, President Mursi on Wednesday reaffirmed Cairo’s commitment to its peace treaty with Israel and voiced appreciation...

THE GREAT MINERS STRIKE 1984-85 – PART FOUR ‘Trying to reconcile...

THE TUC National Congress held in Brighton during the first week of September 1984 was dominated by the miners’ strike. Miners from the Cortenwood pit...

20,000 Nursing Vacancies – A Serious Threat To The NHS!

The RCN has launched a report which reveals there are nearly 20,000 nursing vacancies currently unfilled in England; a ‘hidden workforce crisis’ that could...

ESOL CLASSES ARE A BASIC RIGHT! – call for mass registration...

TWO thousand people took part in three marches that converged on Hackney Town Hall on Saturday, demanding free English language courses for everyone. The marches...

War Crimes Dossier Launched At A Packed News Conference

A DOSSIER relating to a complaint delivered last Friday to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court regarding the responsibility of...

A Decisive Week For Lebanon

Lebanon has entered a decisive week during which its parliament is due to elect a new president. With tanks and troops deployed on the streets,...

Battles Rage In Iraq, Syria & Yemen

IRAQI paramilitary forces battled the Islamic State group southwest of Mosul on Sunday, the second day of an operation to cut jihadist supply lines...

JORDAN PROTESTS AGAINST RISING PRICES – cooking gas up...

JORDAN announced on Tuesday it would raise fuel prices, including a 53 per cent hike on cooking gas, sparking nationwide protests in which two...

US union to vote on Israel boycott

By Tithi Bhattacharya – a professor of South Asian History at Purdue University, and a long time activist for Palestinian justice THIS week UAW 2865,...

Civil servants strike solid!

TENS of thousands of civil servants and allied workers expressed their anger at poverty pay, attacks on their pensions and privatisation during Wednesday’s solid...

CWU will not stand forLabour Party betrayal over Royal Mail privatisation

THE Communication Workers Union will collect petitions and raise public awareness of the threats to privatise Royal Mail when it descends on Corby Town...

67th Nakba anniversary!

PALESTINIANS marked the 67th anniversary of the ‘Nakba’ or ‘the great disaster’ on May 12 with a festival through the Palestinian city of Ramallah. Thousands...

Fort Worth Teamsters Strike

TEAMSTERS Local Union 767 Members at Allied Waste Services, Fort Worth, Texas have been on strike since December 18th 2006. They have taken action...

‘Rise up– be steadfast!’ – urges Ayshah al Gadaffi

THE Damascus-based pro-Al-Gadaffi Al-Ra’y TV has broadcast a four-minute audio message to the Libyan people by Colonel Gadaffi’s daughter, Ayshah...

‘ASSAD WILL REMAIN SYRIA’S PRESIDENT’ says Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi

SYRIA'S President Bashar al-Assad will remain in office, and has the right to decide to run for re-election next year, Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi...

‘Child neglect’ at G4S prison

The Howard League for Penal Reform has again slammed the Tories’ preferred prisons privateer G4S following the scandal revealed by the BBC Panorama programme...

Occupy St Pauls Defiance Grows

No matter how cold it gets through rain or snow, the anti-capitalist occupiers outside St Paul’s Cathedral are more determined than ever to stick...

ISRAEL ISSUES STOP WORK ORDERS –to Palestinian wind and solar power

There is an underground bunker in the South Hebron Hills, camouflaged by bracken and heavy sacks, where a tiny Palestinian village is sheltering a...

‘We will not relinquish Libya!’ – says Gadaffi

COLONEL Gadaffi made a six minute statement over Al-Ra’y TV on Thursday. He said: ‘The Libyan soil is yours since the days of your forefathers....

US Labor Day – AFL-CIO tour of struggles

AFL-CIO leaders Richard Trumka (president), Liz Shuler (secretary-treasurer) and Tefere Gebre (executive vice president), travelled the country on Monday, US Labor Day. Delivering speeches bashing...

‘THE ROOT CAUSE OF THE HOME CARE CRISIS IS PRIVATISATION’ ...

THE GMB, the union for home care workers, commented on the ‘Close to Home Report – An inquiry into older people and human rights...

IRAQ ‘DAY OF REGRET’ – Mass demonstration this Friday

Iraqi puppet prime minister Nuri Al-Maliki warned his cabinet on Sunday to shape up within 100 days or face ‘changes’, as protest organisers called...

Turkish workers victory after six month strike!

AROUND 250 members of Turkey’s IndustriALL trade union affiliate Selüloz-Is have won an outstanding victory after being out on strike for six months. Selüloz-Is members...

JUSTICE FOR GAZA! –demand Jewish Holocaust survivors

Jewish Holocaust survivors from around the world call for justice in Gaza. Forty Jewish survivors of the Nazi Holocaust and 287 descendants of survivors and...

AFSCME members under fire as never before!

GLENN Sago has been fighting for his union rights for 10 years, and he’s been through plenty. ‘It’s a lot of work,’ he said....

MARIKANA HAS ONCE AGAIN ‘BECOME A KILLING FIELD’ says Amcu

THE Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), the biggest union in South Africa’s ‘platinum belt’, says that Marikana has once again become a...

Tunisians march on fourth anniversary of revolution!

TUNISIANS on Wednesday marked the fourth anniversary of the revolution that toppled strongman Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and sparked a mass wave of protests...

WE NEED ‘REFUGEE AND MIGRANT JUSTICE’ – 600 picket the Ministry...

OVER 600 people took part in a demonstration outside the Ministry of Justice last Friday afternoon over the government’s refusal to provide a relatively...