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No to the bombing of Syria and Iraq – solidarity with Kobane!

By Marcus Halaby As the Western powers bomb Iraq and Syria under the pretext of fighting the Islamic State, attention has been drawn to the struggle of the Kurdish People’s…

Can Rojava Kurds unite with Syrian revolutionaries?

By Marcus Halaby The liberated zones of the Syrian Kurds in Rojava have inspired debate and praise, but now hundreds of thousands are fleeing Islamic State terror. Marcus Halaby examines…

Stop new imperialist war in Iraq and Syria

Download as PDF On September 10 US President Barack Obama launched a full-scale aerial war in Iraq and Syria against the forces of ISIS, the “Islamic State”, which overran large…

No to war in Syria and Iraq

By Marcus Halaby US President Barack Obama took office in 2009 promising to end the US occupation of Iraq. Today US warplanes are bombing Iraq and Syria with the aim…

Revolution and counter-revolution in the Arab Spring

  A. Revolution and counter-revolution in the Arab world 1. The third anniversary of the outbreak of the Arab Revolutions provided little cause for celebrations. Events in Egypt, Syria and…

Leaflet to the Gaza solidarity protest 26 July 2014

Click here to view as pdf More than 870 Palestinians have been killed since Israel began its wholesale bombing of Gaza on 8 July. 80 per cent of them are…

Rise up for Gaza – for a Third Intifada

More than 870 Palestinians have been killed since Israel began its wholesale bombing of Gaza on 8 July. 80 per cent of them are non-combatants, including a large number of…

Defend Gaza – stop Israel’s offensive

As we publish this article, the death toll amongst the population of Gaza has passed the 100 mark and Israel has warned the population of Beit Lahia, Beit Hanoun, and…

ISIS advance heralds redivision of imperialist order

By Dave Stockton and Marcus Halaby The world was astonished on 10 June, when just a thousand or so fighters from ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (“Greater…

Solidarity with Syria’s revolution

Solidarity with Syria’s revolution

  By Marcus Halaby Three years ago this month, 15 schoolchildren in Daraa – encouraged by events in Egypt and Tunisia – were arrested and tortured for painting anti-regime graffiti…