Middle East


Power Cuts in the Gaza Strip, a Humanitarian Crisis

July 14, 2017 | As the Gaza Strip moves even more rapidly than predicted toward becoming uninhabitable, its two million residents face an escalating humanitarian crisis.

Mira Craig-Morse


Turkey launches ground operation in Syria

August 25, 2016 | Although Turkish army claims to be fighting ISIS to legitimize the invasion, its real objective is to stop the advance of Kurdish militia, the only progressive force on the (...)

Mehmet Yılmaz


Ethnic Cleansing in Palestine

August 12, 2016 | We interviewed Ilan Pappé, world-renowned scholar, author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine and proponent of the BDS movement.

Ilan Pappé


After Orlando: Two, Three, Many Stonewalls

June 14, 2016 | In the month of gay Pride, a homophobe named Omar Mateen walked into the Pulse Night Club in Orlando and committed the deadliest mass shooting in US history. It was an attack against (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli


2022 World Cup Qatar: workplace deaths, profits for FIFA

February 23, 2016 | Billion-dollar stadiums and miserable wages for workers. According to a report by the ITUC, thousands will die so that a few can enjoy the World Cup in the stadiums in (...)

Esquerda Diario

Arab Spring: Five Years Later

The End of a Dream: From Arab Spring to Bloody Fall (Part I)

January 14, 2016 | On the 17 of December 2010, in the village of Sidi Bouzid, Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire. His act was the starting point of a wave of upheavals in the Arab world. (...)

Marius Maier


Kurdish Resistance Against the Occupation

December 28, 2015 | The situation in Northern Kurdistan continues to escalate: the Kurdish cities are under military siege. The Turkish state murders to seize control. The Kurdish youth however resists heroically. (...)

Baran Serhad
Suphi Toprak


Kurdistan Workers’ Party: Then and Now

December 11, 2015 | The 37th Anniversary of the founding congress of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) took place recently in Turkey. On November 27, 1978, the party’s founding resolution emerged at a secret meeting (...)

Suphi Toprak
Baran Serhad


Hollande Follows Sarkozy and Le Pen with New Security Measures

November 19, 2015 | “France is at war,” declared François Hollande to parliamentarians gathered at Congress in Versailles. A “totally secure republic” is the project to convert the bourgeois republic into a permanent (...)

Révolution Permanente


For an Internationalist Working-Class Plan: A Europe of the Workers and Masses

November 17, 2015

Attacks in Paris

Carnage in Paris: Hollande Declares State of Emergency

November 14, 2015 | One hundred people killed at Bataclan concert hall in Paris, France: a real carnage. On Friday, November 14, several attacks were carried out almost simultaneously in five Parisian neighborhoods (...)

Révolution Permanente


Syria: diplomacy, war and the long arabic winter

November 03, 2015

Claudia Cinatti

Palestinian Cinema

Do not say please

October 17, 2015 | The first Palestine Film Exhibition in Buenos Aires took place last month. The film, My Love Awaits me by the Sea, was screened at the BAMA Arye Cinema (Buenos Aires Mon (...)

Gisele Lisak


Escalating Violence Between Palestinians and Israelis

October 16, 2015 | Tension between Palestinians and Israelis has risen with a sucession of murders of unpredictable consequences.

Miguel Raider


A New Intifada Approaching?

October 10, 2015 | The latest eruptions of violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem did not appear out of nowhere. They have been slowly brewing in the colonialist policies of Israel, reinforced by (...)

Claudia Cinatti


The Middle East or a Geopolitics of Chaos

August 19, 2015 | The current snapshot of the Middle East shows a region steeped in chaos, where the order sustained for decades by the United States is dissolving without a clear alternative in (...)

Claudia Cinatti


Keys of the nuclear agreement between the United States and Iran

July 31, 2015 | The re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Iran, interrupted since the 1979 revolution, is making the geopolitical structure that dominated the Middle East for (...)

Claudia Cinatti