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Hamas ‘absolutely rejects’ Trump’s ‘Deal of Century’

HEAD of Hamas’ Political Bureau, Ismail Haniyeh, has written to all presidents, kings, and emirs of Arab and Islamic countries; Secretary-General of the Arab...

Zimbabwe Trade Unions Are To Call A General Strike Against...

THE MOTHER of all strikes is imminent – as Zimbabwe’s massive union, ZCTU (the Zimbabwe Confederation of Trade Unions), mobilises other unions to avert...

Winter NHS ambulance meltdown LIVES AT RISK

THE GMB union has warned lives are being put at risk as new figures show 30,000 NHS patients were hit by delays of more...

The deal is Trump’s attempts to impose an extremist Israeli agenda

THE UNVEILING of the so called ‘Deal of the Century’ is yet another disgraceful act by the Trump Administration, today, said the US Palestinian...

Nurses Are Undervalued Both In Status And In Pay

Nursing is undervalued both in status and pay and until both are enhanced the UK will continue to experience severe nursing shortages, according to...

FBU criticises ‘serious shortcomings’ of Grenfell Tower Inquiry

BELOW is the introduction to the Fire Brigades Union’s 64 page ‘Response to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 Report,’ containing scathing criticism of...

How Israel Tortures Palestinians

BY TAMARA NASSAR From Electronic Intifada   ISRAEL is committing crimes against humanity by torturing Palestinian detainees, prisoners’ rights group Addameer says in a recent report. And...

Putin Visits Palestine And Meets Abbas

RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Palestine and meeting with his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas dominated the front page headlines in Friday’s issue of...

Australia Governor General meets President Abbas for the first time

PRESIDENT Mahmoud Abbas received the Governor General of Australia, David Hurley, and his accompanying delegation at the presidential headquarters in Ramallah on Wednesday, during...

South African Telkom to sack 20% of workforce – executives getting...

SOUTH AFRICA’S Communication Workers Union (CWU) secretary-general Aubrey Tshabalala has accused the top executives of the state-owned telecommunications company Telkom of getting rich by...

‘Wheels on the verge of falling off’ the ambulance service say...

Unite, which has over 100,000 workers in the NHS, including thousands of paramedics, is warning that unprecedented demand is resulting in the ‘wheels being...

Ban Pay ‘Gagging Clauses’ Says TUC

NEARLY a fifth (18%) of workers have been told they’re not allowed to discuss their pay with co-workers, according to new TUC/GQR polling published...

Doctors Pensions Victory – Presumption Of Guilt Proposal Is Outlawed By...

THE BMA doctors’ union secured a high court victory on Friday over controversial changes made by the Tory secretary of state for health and...

Terrorists intensify their crimes in Aleppo

ARMED terrorist groups, positioned on the western outskirts of Syria’s Aleppo province, have intensified their crimes and attacks on safe and densely populated neighbourhoods...

Illegal Israeli settlements are ‘nature reserves’! says Israeli Defence Minister

THE Palestinian Foreign Ministry yesterday condemned in a statement remarks by Israeli Defence Minister Naftali Bennett in which he announced the establishment of what...

‘Release database of businesses engaged in Israel’s illegal settlements –Palestinians demand...

The Ramallah-based Al-Haq human rights organisation on Tuesday called on the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to release the long-overdue...

New Hampshire SEIU endorses Bernie Sanders for President!

The New Hampshire chapter of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president. In doing so, the Granite...

‘The UK is deliberately preventing child refugees from being with their...

The UK government is deliberately and destructively preventing child refugees from being with their families, Amnesty International UK, the Refugee Council and Save the...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

Israeli Forces Demolish Homes Across The West Bank

ISRAELI forces on Saturday night notified the families of three alleged Palestinian attackers of their intention to demolish their houses across the occupied West...

250 million strong India strike!

OVER 250 million workers staged a day-long general strike in India last Wednesday, and demonstrated their opposition to the government of Narendra Modi. Banking and...

Investigation Into Israeli War Crimes To Begin

AT LONG last, Fatou Bensouda, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has uttered the long-anticipated conclusion that ‘all the statutory criteria...

High-School Student occupations postpone exams promoting inequality

PROTESTS and the occupation of schools marked the beginning of the week in Chile, where the University Selection Test (PSU, in Spanish) was scheduled...

Ireland A&E overcrowding causing ambulance chaos – SIPTU organises industrial action...

SIPTU has warned that the overcrowding crisis in hospital emergency departments is causing chaos for ambulance professionals across the Republic of Ireland. The union has...

SAS sent to Iraq to help evacuate stranded Britons

EARLY on Sunday 5th January, about 50 members of the UK’s Special Air Service (SAS) were sent to Iraq ‘to help’ with the potential...

Syria Condemns US Terrorist Airstrikes!

SYRIA on Friday condemned ‘the US criminal aggression’ which Qassemled to the martyrdom of the leader of al-Quds Failaq, Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani...

Nationwide general strike in India Wed January 8th ‘DOWN WITH MODI!’

A GENERAL strike is set to take place in India on January 8 against the ‘anti-worker, anti-people, anti-national policies’ of the country’s Narendra Modi...

SYRIA AND IRAN ‘IN ONE WAR’ AGAINST TERRORISM – WikiLeaks reveals...

‘MY VISIT to Syria comes in the framework of the political meetings which are held periodically with Syrian officials to discuss and follow the...

US airstrikes on Iraq are ‘a clear example of terrorism’ –...

THE United States’ latest military aggression against Iraq’s popular Hashd al-Sha’abi forces that left dozens of casualties continues to draw widespread condemnation from officials...

Turkish FM Cavusoglu says Turkish troops will prevent Libya falling into...

TURKISH Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, whose country is preparing for troop deployment to Libya, says the prolongation of the Libyan conflict could plunge the...

2019 was a disastrous year for the working class! – says...

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has bemoaned a tough 2019, describing the entire 12 months as ‘annus horriblis’ (Latin word meaning very...

FORWARD TO SOCIALISM IN 2020! – urges the SAFTU federation

THE News Line is pleased to reproduce the Christmas and New Year statement by the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU), edited for...

After Criminal Court decision Netanyahu cancels meeting over applying Israeli sovereignty...

ISRAEL has reportedly halted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex the Jordan Valley in the wake of last week’s decision by the International...

Debt bondage, sub-poverty wages and appalling health and safety in Brazil’s...

A NEW INVESTIGATION into the Brazilian coffee industry has uncovered debt bondage, sub-poverty wages, sub-standard housing, water and sanitation facilities and appalling health and...

Palestinians welcome ICC investigation into Israeli war crimes

THE Foreign Ministry on Saturday welcomed the announcement by the Prosecutor of the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) on opening an investigation into the...

Hanan Ashrawi meets Swedish Consul – both stress the need for...

MEMBER of the Executive Committee of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation Hanan Ashrawi has met the Swedish Consul-General to Palestine, Jessica Olausson, in Ramallah. The two...

UN ‘peacekeepers’ in Haiti ‘fathered hundreds of children and abandoned their...

UNITED Nations peacekeepers fathered hundreds of children while deployed in Haiti then abandoned their young mothers to lives of poverty, a damning new report...

‘US is stealing Syria’s oil and selling it to Turkey’ says...

SYRIAN President Bashar al-Assad has given a comprehensive interview to Phoenix Television in which he stressed that America is stealing Syria’s oil and selling...

Algerians Boycott Presidential Election

On 12 December Algerians went to the polls to elect a new president – or did they? Millions boycotted the election, which they saw...

NHS ‘RECONFIGURATION’ IS CLOSING HOSPITALS! – GP role being changed from...

THE NHS was a key issue in the general election. US-HMO-style (Health Maintenance Organisations) integrated care systems are being set up all over England. Provided largely...

Israel Bars Gaza Christians From Holy Sites This Xmas In...

CHRISTIANS from the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy sites in Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year, the so-called...

Netanyahu’s crisis deepens! – remains Premier but relinquishes positions

ISRAELI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to relinquish the four ministerial positions he currently holds in the face of his indictment on charges...

‘We’ve learned that there is no Palestinian victim that the Israeli...

EXECUTIVE Director of Israeli human rights organisation B’Tselem, Hagai El-Ad, has slammed the Israeli government’s record saying: ‘We’ve learned that there is no Palestinian...

Turkey-Libya Deal On Maritime Boundaries And Military Cooperation Alarms Greece &...

TURKEY and Libya have begun implementing agreements on maritime boundaries and military cooperation – inciting an angry reaction from Greece which insists that the...

Senior doctors in Zimbabwe strike and accuse the government of turning...

STRIKING senior doctors in Zimbabwe have accused the government of misleading the nation – by suggesting it had secured large quantities of essential drugs...