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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...

Hezbollah – a strategic threat to Israel

NAIM Qassim, deputy secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement, has underlined the continued resistance against the US and Israel will never surrender. ‘The only...

‘Free Sudanese journalist Sadiq Rizaigi now!’ – NUJ

‘SUDANESE generals must free journalist Sadiq Rizaigi now!’ the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the UK and Ireland demanded yesterday joining calls from...
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)....

Unions Agree To Axe Steel Jobs And Sell Out Members

UP to 500 jobs will be axed at British Steel with the trade unions agreeing to the axing. The union leaders have warned the takeover...

Israel Attacks Palestinian Journalists!

DOZENS of Palestinian journalists have suffered excessive tear gas inhalation after Israeli military forces attacked a peaceful sit-in staged in the northern sector of...

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...

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...

Sanders campaign rally

AT HIS first rally for the US 2020 presidential bid, Senator Bernie Sanders promised to defeat Donald Trump, calling him ‘the most dangerous president...
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...

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...

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...
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...

‘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...

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...

FRANCE PARALYSED BY GENERAL STRIKE! – as workers defend pensions

FRANCE is paralysed by a nationwide general strike by transport workers, teachers and other trade unions, supported by the mass of the working population. This...

Both EU and US sending coalitions to Gulf!

EIGHT EU nations: France, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands and Portugual will support a European-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz,...

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...

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...

Eurozone Plummets

INDUSTRIAL production in the eurozone plummeted dramatically in December with factory output falling by 4.1 per cent in the final month of the year...

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,...

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...

‘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...

Warsaw conference plans war on Iran & sells out Palestinians

THE WARSAW Conference, organised by the US in the Polish capital on February 13-14, has outraged millions of Arabs who believe their leaders attended...

PLO slams US-sponsored Bahrain conference

THE PALESTINE Liberation Organisation (PLO) issued a statement slamming the US-sponsored conference in Bahrain on its second and final day yesterday: ‘The PLO Executive Committee...

PARIS ERUPTS – as Macron’s pension attack goes to French Parliament

FRENCH unions brought the transport system to a halt again yesterday on ‘Black Monday’ the day the French parliament, the Assemblée nationale, began debating...

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...

No to ‘Son of a Dog’ Trump’s deal – Abbas

PALESTINIAN President Mahmoud Abbas has firmly rejected President Donald Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ the details of which were announced yesterday evening. Abbas said: ‘Trump...

‘Get Out Of Iraq’ – US Abandons Citizens After Its Terror Attack

THE US Embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has urged all American citizens to run for it and get out of Iraq. This is after...

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...

Iraqis storm US embassy

HUNDREDS of Iraqi members of the Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF) and their supporters stormed the US embassy in Baghdad for the second day in...

Palestinians ready to break off all relations with the USA and to report Israel...

ISRAELI Prime Minister Netanyahu earlier pledged to ensure the extension of Israeli sovereignty to the Jewish settlements of the Jordan Valley after US Secretary...

LEBANESE REVOLUTION! – masses opposed to all sectarianism

HUNDREDS of people have been wounded in Beirut after security forces used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds of anti-government protesters trying...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Palestine and Lebanon erupt as Bahrain conference opens ‘US conference is to plan Gaza/West...

THE FUTURE of Palestine cannot be drawn up by the White House, Jared Kushner or anyone else, Palestinian presidential spokesman Abu Rudeineh insisted in...

ANNEXATION! – Israeli plan to carve up Palestine

‘WE ARE already at the height of the process of mapping the area that, according to the Trump plan, will become part of the...

How the US government murdered Soleimani!

NBC News has revealed details of Washington’s assassination of Iranian commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, saying the terrorist operation used Israeli intelligence and was...

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...

‘What gives Israel rights to annex these lands?’ – Abbas addresses UNSC

‘WHAT GIVES you the right to annex these lands?’ Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded, referring to Israel’s plan to seize even more of Palestine...

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...

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...