Category: Middle East

Robert Fisk: Biden Says He ‘Doesn’t Have Enough Information’ on Iran to Have a View

How Odd, He Negotiated the Nuclear Deal

Ramzy Baroud: A Palestinian guide to surviving a quarantine

On faith, humour and ‘Dutch Candy’

Richard Eskow: Iran Sanctions Are Biological Warfare Against Civilians

This is not an economic policy. It is the collective punishment of civilians. It is an act of biological warfare against children, the elderly, and people of all ages

Steve Ellner: Why The Mainstream Media Suggests Lifting Sanctions Against Iran While Not Saying Anything About Venezuela 

No other country in the world is being subjected to the type of regime change strategy that the Trump administration is applying to Venezuela

Medea Benjamin: Saudi’s Brave Women Pull Back the Curtain on Crown Prince MBS

The bogus trial against Loujain al-Hathloul should compel governments around the world to put more pressure on the Saudis and demand al-Hathloul’s immediate and unconditional release

Vijay Prashad: Witnessing the Hell That a Migrant Can Face

At Obock, Djibouti, 2,000 migrants gather each day along the waters of the Gulf of Aden; they look for boats to get them to Yemen

Kevin Martin: Social distancing? Peace and social justice demand more coming together, not more distancing

Let’s get all U.S. troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan, make peace with Iran, and address the real threats to human security like pandemics and the climate crisis

Juan Cole: Threatening Iran

Mired in Incompetence on Covid-19 at Home, Trump Tests Wagging the Dog

Juan Cole: ran Covid-19 Deaths Rival US as Trump Blockade blocks Medical Supplies

The European Union has activated the Instex trading mechanism for the purpose of sending medicine and medical supplies to Iran to fight the coronavirus outbreak

George Capaccio: The Virus of Sanctions: Flattening the Curve

If ever there were an opportunity for people to recognize each other’s humanity and cast aside their mutual fears and antagonisms, now is that opportunity when everyone is facing the same life-threatening disease

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