Though the stated objective of this policy reversal is to prevent the Islamic State from gaining control over oil fields, it is being speculated that the real reason is to ensure that the Syrian government does not access these resources
As many as 16 candidates are fighting to win the support of more than 9.6 million voters in Afghanistan’s fourth presidential election since 2001. The elections on September 28 are taking place amid rising violence by the Taliban and more attacks by US and government forces
The German city of Dortmund withdrew the award it had conferred on Kamila Shamsie, citing her support to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement
In the upcoming Israeli elections, there are no real alternatives to Netanyahu’s hawkish neo-liberal policies and no party that will challenge the illegal and violent occupation of Palestine
Israel carried out unprovoked attacks on Iraq, Lebanon and Syria within a span of three days, since Saturday, allegedly to target Iranian allies in these countries.
The Southern Transitional Council, which is reportedly supported by the UAE, is feuding with the western-backed government of Abdu Rabbu Masour Hadi, and has taken over the city of Aden
Israel wants to kill Palestinians’ right to self-determination through constant violation of international laws under the protection of imperialist powers
The US and UK continue to supply arms and ammunition to the Saudi led grouping responsible for the death of tens of thousands of innocent civilians and the destruction of Yemen
Various Zionist organizations help the state execute a set of discriminatory policies and actively contribute to the systemic erosion of Palestinian history
The imperialist war in Syria has caused the world’s worst refugee crisis since World War II and has been made worse by the rise in xenophobia in many countries.
Border restrictions and the proposed deportation of millions of long-time US residents is a sign of greater problems within the capitalist global order.
The sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei and the leadership of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp may be largely symbolic in nature but upcoming measures against foreign minister Javad Zarif could hit attempts at talks