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Putin launches ‘Special Military Operation’ in Donbass

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin announced a ‘special military operation’ in Ukraine’s Donbass region early yesterday morning to ‘defend people there against government forces’, stressing...

General strike sparked by demolitions in Palestine!

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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...

Gaza air raid was response to jail break – Hamas

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PALESTINIAN resistance movement Hamas yesterday denounced the latest Israeli airstrikes against the Gaza Strip, describing them as a desperate attempt by the regime to cover...

50 Italian Doctors Dead!

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THE DEATHS of more than 50 doctors from Covid-19 in Italy must serve as an ‘urgent warning’ to British government on PPE supply. The BMA...

4,000 Greek students march in support of hunger striker

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SOME 4,000 students and workers marched in Athens on Monday night in the biggest demonstration so far in support of imprisoned hunger striker Dimitris...

Workers Revolutionary League statement – Soviet section of the International Committee of the Fourth...

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STATEMENT of the Workers Revolutionary League – the Soviet section of the International Committee of the Fourth International: During this time we’re facing the new...

Greek Bankworkers Fight Sackings

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GREEK bankworkers at the Piraeus Bank went on a national strike last Friday against mass sackings. On the orders of the EU all Greek...

Eurozone may break apart this year! warns CEBR

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

‘Leave our people in Aghanistan’ Taliban warn US while G7 meets – No extension...

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IF THE Americans ask for an extension on the withdrawal from Afghanistan the answer is ‘No’ Taliban spokesperson Dr Suhail Shaheen reconfirmed yesterday at...
Palestinian youth confront Israeli troops in the West Bank

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

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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)....

Johnson puts UK military at the disposal of Zelensky!

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TORY PM Johnson visited the Ukrainian capital on Saturday and walked through the deserted streets of Kiev alongside President Volodymyr Zelensky, flanked by machine...

Iran & Iraq united against US attack

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THE US ATTACK on Iran and Iraq will cement the unity of the two countries, Iranian President Rouhani said in a phone call with...

‘Shot From 10 Metres’

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

Israeli settlers seize the land!

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ISRAELI military authorities yesterday handed 25 residents of al-Sawiyeh village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, demolition orders for their houses...

Forces of Donetsk Peoples Republic are in full control!

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‘AS of May 27, 2022, the forces of the DPR and the LPR supported by the Russian army’s firepower, liberated and established full control...

RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT RESIGNS – Medvedev to be deputy head of Russian Security Council

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RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual State of the Nation Address to the Federal Assembly yesterday. According to Putin, the birth rate in the...

‘Blatant act of annexation’ – Ashrawi slams Israeli ‘nature reserve’ land grab

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ISRAEL is creating ‘nature reserves’ in the occupied West Bank and this is ‘a blatant act of annexation and land theft that violates international...

Ecuador revolutionary victory! Moreno forced to cancel IMF loan!

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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...

Boycott EuroVision

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‘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...

Clashes and gunfire! Thousands protest Sudan military coup

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THOUSANDS took to the streets of Sudan’s capital, Khartoum yesterday, to demand the release of the political leaders amid reports of clashes and gunfire....

560 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa

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MORE than 560 Israeli settlers stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the occupied Old City of East al-Quds under the protection of the regime’s forces...

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

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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...

Biden opts for super-inflation!

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US President Joe Biden has released his first annual budget – a $6tn (£4.2tn) spending plan that includes steep tax increases. The bumper proposal would...

Maduro condemns us energy war

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

Palestinian teen severely beaten!

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A SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD Palestinian minor has told his lawyer that he was severely beaten while detained by Israeli occupation soldiers last week and that he...

Taliban: ‘We have emancipated Afghanistan and made it free’ – Amnesty for all announced...

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THE TALIBAN announced a ‘general amnesty’ yesterday for government workers across Afghanistan and urged women to join its government. ‘We must congratulate the victorious struggle...

Iran begins Zolfaqar-1400 military exercises

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THE IRANIAN Army has started large-scale military exercises in an area stretching from the eastern sector of the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the...

FRANCE PARALYSED BY GENERAL STRIKE! – as workers defend pensions

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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...

Israel Attacks Palestinian Journalists!

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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...
Palestinian youth battle with Israeli troops and settlers on the West Bank

Ashrawi Denounces New Israeli Settlements Move

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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...

GREEK RIOT POLICE ATTACK PROTEST! – thousands march against Police State Bill

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FROM NICK AXARLIS IN ATHENS SCORES of Greek armed riot police attacked thousands of workers and students with tear-gas and noise-smoke grenades last Thursday night...

French police smash up refugee camp! – as Polish forces attack refugees

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FRENCH police have smashed up a large refugee camp on its northern coast where increasing numbers of people hoping to reach the UK had...

Unions Agree To Axe Steel Jobs And Sell Out Members

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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...

VENEZUELA – MILITARY INTERVENTION IMMINENT – China-Russia warn USA

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

RISE UP AGAINST AL-AQSA MEASURES – HAMAS

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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...

US Kabul drone strike kills six! – including four children

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SIX people, including four children, were killed in a US drone strike in Kabul, Afghan TV reported yesterday, citing eyewitnesses. Earlier, US officials said that...

Tsipras Calls General Election

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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...

‘We are on the verge of a conflict involving the whole continent’ says...

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‘WE ARE on the verge of conflict which would involve the whole continent,’ Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said yesterday at a joint press conference...

President Abbas meets Blinken in Ramallah!

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‘WE THANK the US for the support given to the State of Palestine,’ President Mahmoud Abbas said yesterday at a joint press conference with...

202 Palestinians killed & 5,588 are injured by Israeli aggression

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THE Palestinian Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Sunday afternoon that a total of 202 Palestinians have been killed and 5,588 others injured by...

Palestinian mother & child arrested

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ISRAELI forces detained at least seven Palestinians from various parts of the West Bank overnight, including a mother and her 14-year-old child. Local and security...

Abbas orders flag to be flown at half mast! – 104 years since Balfour...

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PALESTINIAN President Mahmoud Abbas has enacted a presidential decree ordering the national flag to be flown at half-mast today and tomorrow, and on November...

MAY DAY MANIFESTO – Corona crisis tips capitalism over the edge! Forward with the...

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Statement by the News LIne Editorial Board THE NEWS LINE Editorial Board sends its May Day greetings to the working class and the poor of...

Israel prepares for war against Hezbollah

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THE ISRAELI military yesterday launched a large-scale exercise, involving ground forces, naval vessels and aircraft, simulating a war against Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement. The multi-day...

Israel massacres Palestinians in Nablus – 3 killed, 40 wounded

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A NEW massacre of Palestinians, which left three people dead and more than 40 wounded, was committed by the Israeli occupation forces in the...