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Israeli soldiers beat blind man

ISRAELI soldiers have violently beaten up a blind and paralysed Palestinian man in front of his wife and children for no apparent reason in...

The Iranian revolution will continue to defeat all plots!

‘the Islamic Revolution will go on to defeat all US plots in the coming years just as it has done over the past four...

NISSAN WILL SACK 12,500! Sunderland’s future hangs in the balance!

NISSAN is to cut 12,500 jobs worldwide as it reduces its production capacity and the number of models it produces by 10% by the...

Maduro condemns us energy war

VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro says the United States has declared an ‘electric energy war’ against his country amid a widespread blackout that has left...

VENEZUELA – MILITARY INTERVENTION IMMINENT – China-Russia warn USA

CHINA and Russia are rallying behind Venezuela, warning against an imminent military intervention into the Latin American country. It is facing a showdown today...

Turkish invasion escalates! – condemned by 13 UK unions

ON THE SECOND day of the Turkish invasion of Syria, after a massive bombing raid striking northern Syria over 180 times, killing at least...

‘Boycott General Motors’ Demands Unifor’s Dias

UNIFOR National President Jerry Dias, speaking during a press conference, has asked for all Canadians and Americans to boycott all General Motors vehicles that...

Gaza Hospital Superbug Epidemic

AN EPIDEMIC of an antibiotic-resistant superbug is spreading throughout the hospital system in Palestine’s Gaza City, with doctors warning of a ‘global health security...

Unemployment in Gaza rises to 52%!

THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in the Gaza Strip sharply increased in 2018 to reach 52% compared with 44% in 2017, while in the West Bank...

Assange Ecuador Protests

ECUADORIANS have taken to the streets in the capital Quito against the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the country’s embassy in London. The...
Palestinian youth confront Israeli troops in the West Bank

Multiple Israeli raids on the West Bank – as UN announces food cuts

ISRAELI forces on Wednesday conducted multiple overnight raids across the West Bank and detained at least 28 Palestinians, said the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS)....

Legal Action Against French Police State Violence

THE family of a 73-year-old French woman injured in a police charge at a protest are taking legal action. Geneviève Legay fell and hit her...

RISE UP AGAINST AL-AQSA MEASURES – HAMAS

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said: ‘The Israeli occupation’s field measures and steps in occupied Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound, including the closure of Al-Aqsa’s...
Palestinians being gassed and under live fire from Israeli troops at the Gaza border with Israel

PROSECUTE ISRAEL! – Erekat urges International Criminal Court

THE Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) has slammed Israel’s new land grab plans, urging the International Criminal Court (ICC) to speed up its investigation into...

Refugees Attacked By Riot Police

Refugee families at the Athens Railway Station and at the Diavata refugee camp outside Thessaloniki, northern Greece, were ferociously attacked by riot police last...

5th day of Haitian protests rage

A fifth day of anti-government protests raged in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince and other cities on Monday, paralysing much of the country amid rising...

Hezbollah banned

LEBANON’S Hezbollah has been banned by the UK in its entirety, Tory Home Secretary Sajid Javid and Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday. The Lebanon-based...

UK servicing Saudi jets in Yemen – admits Tory MP

BRITAIN is providing ‘engineering support’ for UK-supplied aircraft operated by the Royal Saudi Air Force, responsible for killing innocent people in Yemen, a British...

Israeli Forces Severely Beat Palestinian

ISRAELI forces transferred a Palestinian man to a hospital after severely beating him in his house in Abu Shkheidim village, northwest of Ramallah,...

Eurozone may break apart this year! warns CEBR

THE EUROZONE risks breaking up this year, the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) warned in its annual predictions for 2019. The...

CANADIAN POST UNION OPPOSES ‘US-BACKED COUP’ IN VENEZUELA

CANADA’S postal workers union, the CUPW, has condemned the government of Canada’s decision to recognise Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the legitimate president...

Greek Bankworkers Fight Sackings

GREEK bankworkers at the Piraeus Bank went on a national strike last Friday against mass sackings. On the orders of the EU all Greek...
Palestinian youth battle with Israeli troops and settlers on the West Bank

Ashrawi Denounces New Israeli Settlements Move

HANAN ASHRAWI, a Member of the PLO Executive Committee, has strongly condemned the so-called Israeli Civil Administration’s decision to grant the approval for the...

30th Anniversary of Red Army’s withdrawal from Afghanistan! Sputnik interview General Gromov

THE 15th of February marked the 30th anniversary of the pullout of Soviet troops from the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan. The Soviet-Afghan War lasted...
Youth on the Gaza border with Israel determined to liberate the whole of Palestine

‘We Will Liberate Palestine!’

THE HAMAS resistance movement says it will not agree to the creation of a Palestinian state in the Gaza Strip, warning that US President...

Ecuador revolutionary victory! Moreno forced to cancel IMF loan!

ECUADOR’S President Lenin Moreno has been forced to back down and cancel the country’s IMF loan after the revolutionary uprising sweeping the country won a...

Syrian local elections ‘prove the failure of our enemies’ – President Assad

SYRIAN president Bashar al-Assad said that holding local council elections on time proves the strength of the Syrian people and the state. In a speech...

Syrian Army launches fresh Idlib offensive!

SYRIA yesterday began an offensive to take back its entire territory launching a new assault on Idlib, the last part of Syria still controlled...

General strike sparked by demolitions in Palestine!

A General strike was held in Rahat City in southern Israel yesterday, against Israel’s rampant demolitions of Palestinian homes in Israel. Israeli bulldozers demolished two...

Yellow Vests marches all over France

ON SATURDAY Yellow Vest protesters marched in cities across France for the 25th straight week, with 18,900 protesters taking part. Dozens demonstrated at Paris’s Charles...

Boycott EuroVision

‘WITH THE Eurovision Song Contest taking place on Saturday, the year-long campaign to boycott the competition in Israel is ramping up,’ Zoe Lawlor from...

More Israeli war crimes

HANAN Ashrawi, member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), said the ongoing Israeli escalation against the captive Palestinian population in...

US BEGINS NEW ARMS RACE! – as Senate agrees to spend £1.37 trillion next...

THE US has begun a new arms race with President Trump’s announcement of the US’ formal withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). This...
Tunisian demonstration against mass poverty

‘TODAY I START A REVOLUTION!’ ‘for those who have no means of subsistence’

CLASHES have erupted between protesters and security forces in Kasserine city in Tunisia following the funeral of a journalist who had set himself on...

‘If Iran is attacked it will be all-out war!’ – warns Zarif

IRAN’S foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned yesterday that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil...

Sweden to re-open Assange investigation

YESTERDAY Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva-Marie Persson, announced that an investigation into a rape allegation made against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange in...

Day four of Harland & Wolff occupation – South African unions send international solidarity...

THE OCCUPATION of Harland and Wolff, in Belfast in the north of Ireland, is going from strength to strength, now into its fourth day...

World Climate Strike!

MILLIONS of youth supported by trade unionists walked out of their schools, colleges and universities yesterday, in one hundred and fifty countries across the...

Tsipras Calls General Election

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a general election for June 30 following the heavy defeat in last Sunday’s Euro elections of his...

China Hits Back At US Trade!

China launched countermeasures against the United States’ trade war attacks yesterday, with the Chinese People’s Daily saying that Beijing ‘will never waver in its...

Trump declares National Emergency! – ‘US will never crush us’ says Huawei boss

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has declared a National Emergency to protect US computer networks from ‘foreign adversaries’. He signed an executive order which effectively bars US...

Iran at Bay – ‘Russia not fire brigade’ – Putin

THE chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said Iran does not seek war but is not afraid of one either. Making a...

Hamas Condemns Bahrain Conference

A HIGH–RANKING member of the Islamic resistance movement, Hamas, said yesterday that the Palestinian nation vigorously rejects US President Donald Trump’s controversial proposal for...

Huge rise in US military spending

THE US senate has unveiled a draft bill that would authorise Washington to modernise its nuclear weapon arsenal, in a move to counter China’s...

‘Shot From 10 Metres’

MARKING half a year of demonstrations against the Macron government, French Yellow Vests protesters defied police tear gas and water cannon attacks for the...