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Yassin Al-Haj Saleh: “We Syrians are knocking on the door of the West, but nobody answers us”
Interview on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Syrian Revolution
Syrian writer and former political prisoner Yassin al-Haj Saleh talks revolution, Europe’s Syrian diaspora, and being “tragically hopeful” with Le Monde’s Christophe Ayad on the occasion of ten years since the Syrian uprising. ...
The Pope-Sistani Riddle
Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар پپه اِسکوبار
By any historical measure, it was a game-changer: the first meeting since the 7th century between a Roman Catholic Pope and a Shiite spiritual leader regarded as a “source of emulation.”
Iraq’s most revered Shiite cleric, ...
The Thirty-Year Gulf War
Manlio Dinucci Μάνλιο Ντινούτσι مانلیو دینوچی مانليو دينوتشي
At 2:20 a.m. on Jan. 17, 1991 (Gulf time), U.S. helicopters penetrated Iraqi territory, destroying two radar stations with Hellfire missiles. Immediately afterwards, Tomahawk cruise missiles and F-117A stealth fighters struck other nerve centers, blinding ...
Soleimani geopolitics, one year on
- Pepe Escobar Пепе Эскобар پپه اِسکوبار
One year ago, the Raging Twenties started with a murder.
The assassination of ...
Next US administration signals tough policy on Saudi Arabia
- Seth J. Frantzman
In only rare instances historically do countries that enjoyed a long close relationship shift so quickly. ...
Top Iranian nuclear scientist killed: Iran defence ministry
- Various Authors - Autores varios - Auteurs divers- AAVV-d.a.
Iranian state television reported that the scientist who, as alleged by Israel, led a military nuclear ...
War Hero Noor Inayat Khan becomes first woman of south Asian descent to get blue plaque in London
- Lanre Bakare
Noor Inayat Khan, first female radio operator, worked in occupied France before being executed by the ...
The Iranian Jews who joined the Islamic Revolution
“Tehran” series doesn’t match reality, says Israeli scholar
- Ofer Aderet עופר אדרת
Thousands flocked from Tehran's synagogues to protests, led by their rabbis. Jewish delegates met with ...
Arab powers want Egypt to fight their wars in Libya
- Salman Rafi Sheikh سلمان رفیع شیخ
Whereas Egypt may have its own reasons to intervene in Libya, it appears that the current dynamics ...
Call of peoples, organizations, movements and networks in North Africa and the Middle East/The Arab region – For the cancellation of debts and dropping of the “free trade” agreements
- Various Authors - Div. Auteurs -Versch. Autoren -Muhtelif Yazarlar-مؤلفون مُتنوِّعون - نویسندگان مختلف
To address the Corona pandemic and its severe consequences: the need to break with the tools of imperialist ...