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Palestinians are resisting Trump’s ‘deal of the century!’

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A SENIOR Hamas official has told Press TV that Palestinians will resist the so-called deal of the century proposed by the administration of US...

UN condemns Saudi air strikes on the Yemen

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THE United Nations has strongly condemned the latest Saudi airstrikes against Yemen in which at least 12 civilians, including children, were killed, stressing that...

Civil servants at war with Tories

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THE PCS trade union issued a statement on Thursday in which it criticised the Tory government and the attacks on the living standards of...

SAFTU is appalled ‘by the continued bungling’ of the National Student...

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The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) released a statement on Monday saying it is ‘appalled by the continued bungling’ of the National...

ASYLUM SYSTEM ‘MARRED BY INHUMANITY’ – odds are stacked against asylum...

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The Independent Asylum Commission (IAC) on Thursday issued its interim report on its nationwide citizens review of the UK asylum system. In 2006 the then...

BMA recommends dangerous GP contract changes – Paramedics to be substituted...

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THE British Medical Association’s (BMA) GP England (GPCE) committee has voted to accept a dangerous package of changes to the GP contract for 2020-21. On...

REGULARISATION FOR ALL! – march and rally for migrants’ and refugees’...

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On the 7th of October 2006 a coalition of migrant groups, trade unions and social justice activists marched in London demanding equal rights for...

US pro-Palestinian protesters rock Biden’s campaign and condemn him for...

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PRO-PALESTINIAN protesters have disrupted president Joe Biden’s campaign speech in North Carolina by chanting slogans and protesting against his support for the crimes of...

Assad and Medvedev discuss Syria developing nuclear energy

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PRESIDENT ASSAD welcomed President Medvedev of Russia to Syria at a press conference last Tuesday. He said: ‘I welcome our friend President...

‘Socialism the only way forward – build the revolutionary leadership’

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v‘We are meeting under the greatest ever crisis of the capitalist system,’ Chair of Chingford ASLEF Bill Rogers told 150 workers and youth at...

Bangladesh garment workers and ship breakers demand safety at work and...

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GARMENT workers on Monday (January 14) marched in Dhaka city demanding assurances for a safe workplace and trade union rights in ...

BAHA MOUSA INQUIRY ‘MUST LOOK AT ALL CASES AND ISSUES’ –...

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LAST Wednesday the government announced an independent inquiry into the death of Iraqi civilian Baha Mousa. Mousa, a hotel worker with a young family,...

FAILURE TO LEGISLATE LEAVES SEAFARERS EXPOSED – warns ITF inspector

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Last year, 2006, the General Conference of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) put together a new International Convention dealing with the issue of seafarers’...

Mike Pence not welcome in Jerusalem!

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PALESTINIAN president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah movement on Saturday called for a massive demonstration this week to protest against a visit to Jerusalem by US...

Ongoing Strikes And Sit-Ins Throughout Egypt

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The ITUC on Monday expressed deep concern over statements attributed to the new Minister of Manpower in Egypt, Ismail Fahmy, that ‘the issue of...

Saudis acting to advance US ‘grand bargain’ to sell out Palestinians...

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FORMER US officials say Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu asked the administration of former US President Barack Obama in late 2014 to consider a...

‘BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS!’ – protesters condemn MPs who backed invasion...

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‘BLOOD on your hands!’, ‘Shame on you!’ shouted demonstrators opposite parliament on Tuesday night, as MPs left the House of Commons after a debate...

‘THE WORLD ORDER: NEW RULES OR A GAME WITHOUT RULES! –...

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MOSCOW – Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s XI session on ‘The World Order: New...

Bombardier Workers Fight Jobs Massacre

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BOMBARDIER has upped its jobs massacre programme in Belfast, with an even greater number of sackings to take place this year. The aerospace company said...

US blocked LTTE funding – leaked documents reveal ‘contact groups’ set...

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Two international ‘contact groups’, one each to check Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fund-raising and arms purchases, were initiated by the US in...

Nasrallah Hails The Palestinian Fighters

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‘THE Palestinian Resistance’s victory in Gaza is a clear sign of the weakness of the Zionist regime and a prelude to final victory of...

Libya Proving Too Hot To Handle For Divided Nato Powers

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THE Libyan people and their armed forces are more than giving NATO a run for its money. In fact they are bringing the ‘mighty...

Numsa Forging Ahead With Month Long Arcelormittal Strike Action

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THE NATIONAL Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) said last Wednesday that it is forging ahead with a month-long strike at the local...

South Korean workers defy protest ban

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SOUTH Korea’s umbrella labour unions are defying a government ban and have pledged to push ahead with organising another massive rally on December 5th,...

Harassment, Intimidation And Violence Produces A Record Low Sri Lankan...

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TAMILNET reports that voting at Thursday’s Sri Lanka’s Parliamentary Elections ended on schedule at 4.00 pm local time as independent monitors placed the voter...

Letter from Palestine by ISMAIL RABBAH

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Israel’s foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that ‘the Palestinians should not be allowed to hold negotiations with Israel on a local level while fighting...

Letter to News Line: SHREWSBURY – a lesson for the working...

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THE article in the News Line last Wednesday brought back not just memories of my personal involvement in the campaign led by the Young...

VICTORY TO GATE GOURMET WORKERS! – First Anniversary march and rally

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OVER 600 youth and trade unionists joined the locked-out Gate Gourmet workers in a demonstration through Southall on Sunday, marking the first anniversary of...

Afl-Cio Forms Partnership With National Day Labourers!

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A NEW national partnership agreement signed yesterday by the AFL-CIO and the largest network of worker centres serving low-wage, often immigrant workers will help...

Putin Declines To Call Assad An Ally!

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IN his recent interview with the German newspaper Bild Vladimir Putin was asked a number of questions about Syria. Question: Now let’s turn to Syria,...

SA Working Class Summit to unite workplace and community struggles

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A NEW chapter in the history of the South African working class was opened in Soweto on 21st-22nd July 2018, when representatives from...

EXPAND SCO TO CONFRONT US POLICIES – urges Iran

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‘The SCO (Shanghai Co-operation Organisation) countries face common threats in the form of America and NATO’, says the Iranian newspaper Resalat. Full members of...

Junior Doctors Are Plunged Into Crisis

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AT the heart of the Modernising Medical Careers (MMC) and the Medical Training Application Service (MTAS) programmes for junior doctors is the...

Heart patients hit by pandemic

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THE overwhelming of NHS hospitals by Covid patients in successive waves has led to a large reduction in care for heart patients, with consequent...

ABBAS CELEBRATES 26th ANNIVERSARY OF THE PALESTINIAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE –and...

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ON Saturday 15th November, the 26th anniversary of the Palestinian ‘declaration of independence’, and 10th Anniversary of the death of Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat,...

Three children killed in US-led bombing of Deir Ezzor

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THREE children were killed in air strikes carried out by the US-led coalition on the small Syrian town of Al-Shaafah in the Deir...

‘We want justice for myself and my family’ – Mohammed Abdul...

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THE anger of the local community against the police raid in Forest Gate on June 2 burst onto the streets of Newham, east London,...

Para-military police units ‘should not have been used at Marikana!’

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WITH the strike by platinum miners continuing to grip South Africa, senior police officer Lieutenant Colonel Salmon Vermaak outlined internal problems that contributed...

Down with the junta of the IMF!

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• No to the destruction of the state pension system • Down with the junta of the IMF-European Commission-Papandreou! • For an indefinite Political General Strike! Statement...

‘ISRAELI GOVERNMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR SETTLER TERRORISM’ – Hanan Ashrawi

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MEMBER of the PLO Executive Committee, Hanan Ashrawi, said on Saturday evening that the Israeli government and its allies are responsible for rise in...

‘stiff Resistance And Bombs Everywhere’ In Marjah

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DESPITE the military claims of US and NATO-led occupation troops, progress remains slow because of the stiff resistance and homemade bombs ‘everywhere’. However, the...

‘We call for the elimination of all weapons of mass destruction’...

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THE Iranian president Mahmud Ahmadinezhad has said that Iran wishes to have talks with the West on a whole range of issues. He was speaking...

KEEP CHASE FARM OPEN – as an acute District General Hospital

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THE Independent Reconfiguration Panel (IRP) has endorsed proposals to close Chase Farm Hospital as an acute District General Hospital (DGH). This is in order that...

Sri Lanka Air Force Bombs Refugee Settlement

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TAMILNET reports that two civilians were killed on the spot last Sunday morning when the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) bombed a civilian settlement...

BATTLE FOR ALEPPO DECISIVE FOR REGION says Hezbollah leader Nasrallah

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HEZBOLLAH Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah affirmed on Sunday that the battle against terrorist organisations in Aleppo is decisive for the entire region just...