Category: Middle East

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Ramzy Baroud: A Lesson for the Palestinian Leadership

Real Reasons behind Israel’s Arrest and Release of Labadi, Mi’ri

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Patrick Cockburn: How Tehran-backed forces are taking over in Iraq

Protests represent the biggest threat to the Iraqi political establishment since Isis was advancing on Baghdad

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Ramzy Baroud: Ready for Execution

The Former Israeli General and his Quest for a New Gaza War

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Jonathan Cook: Israel is silencing the last voices trying to stop abuses against Palestinians

It has been a week of appalling abuses committed by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank – little different from the other 2,670 weeks endured by Palestinians since the occupation began in 1967

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Gilbert Achcar: More than just a “Spring”

The Arab region’s long-term revolution

Dave Holmes: ‘The most progressive and democratic system in the history of the Middle East’

The Rojava Revolution represents the high-point of the Syrian Revolution and points the way forward for a new Syria — grassroots democracy, decentralisation and federalism; feminism; and ethnic and religious pluralism

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Juan Cole: Syrian Kurds charge Turkey with Ethnic Cleansing

Turkey invaded after Trump gave them the green light and pulled US troops out of the Kurdish region where they had been embedded

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Ramzy Baroud: Microsoft should not fund Israeli spying on Palestinians

It will take Microsoft more than hyperlinking to a UN document to show true and sincere respect for human rights

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Conn Hallinan: A New Middle East Is Coming

The fallout from the September attack on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil facilities is continuing to reverberate throughout the Middle East, sidelining old enmities—sometimes for new ones—and re-drawing traditional alliances

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Debbie Bookchin: Eyewitnesses to the Rojava revolution: women empowerment

The Rojava revolution is under attack. Debbie Bookchin and Emre Şahin share their thoughts on this unique revolutionary process after recently visiting the region

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