Abdul Rahman
Oxfam inequality report Rising inequality a form of economic violence by governments, says Oxfam report

The report claims that misplaced government policies have resulted in rising inequality, with the wealth of the top 10 richest men doubling during the pandemic between March 2020 and November 2021 when the incomes of 99% of the world’s population have suffered

Workers Party slams Tunisian court’s decision to prosecute 19 top opposition leaders

The Workers’ Party termed the decision to prosecute its general secretary Hamma Hammami on charges of violating electoral laws a political stunt by the Kais Saied government

Historic unity and resistance in Palestine amid increased attacks and oppression

Resistance in Palestine acquired new dimensions this year amid the pandemic and unprecedented Israeli offensives in Gaza, forced displacements and increased numbers of settler attacks. The escape of six prisoners, defiance at Sheikh Jarrah and East Jerusalem, a successful national strike across historic Palestine were moments of hope.

Drone warfare: The world needs to end US impunity

A recent report by The New York Times into the killings of hundreds of innocent civilians in Afghanistan and West Asia in over 50,000 air strikes carried out by the US since 2014 underlines the need to hold the imperialist power accountable for its crimes

External pressure intensifies uncertainty over elections in Libya days before scheduled vote

The Libyan election commission has failed to produce the final list of candidates for the presidential election on December 24.

“The common sense of humanity is on our side”: Meet the Plan to Save the Planet

A host of research organizations and political platforms, including the International Peoples’ Assembly, have drafted a Plan to Save the Planet which will be submitted to the UN to be adopted as a resolution

Saudi moves against Lebanon Saudi attempts to play regional hegemon face tough resistance in Lebanon

Hezbollah’s resistance to Israel and criticism of the war in Yemen has infuriated Saudi Arabia which is now using its economic leverage to punish the common Lebanese people at a time when they are going through the worst crisis in the history of the country since the civil war  

Fight against climate change in West Asia and North Africa hampered by wars and foreign intervention

Several countries in the region are facing prolonged droughts, increased desertification and phenomenal rise in temperature which is gradually turning the region inhabitable. Natural calamities also feed into existing conflicts.

With threats to foreign diplomats, Turkey’s Erdogan unleashes another distraction drive

Faced with an economy in doldrums and falling approval ratings, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has resorted to his usual tactic of indulging nationalistic rhetoric, this time against western ambassadors. Critics have called it an attempt to divert attention from pressing issues

Colin Powell. Former US secretary of state Colin Powell leaves legacy of war crimes and lies

Post September 11, 2001, Powell, along with secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld and president George Bush Jr, was among the leading architects of the so-called global war on terror that killed almost a million people across the globe

Two months after Taliban’s takeover, Afghanistan teeters on the brink

Growing threats of violence, concerns about the future of women, price rise and lack of a concrete economic recovery plan haunt the people of Afghanistan two months after the Taliban’s takeover

Iraqi elections Parliamentary elections will not address major concerns raised by popular protests in Iraq 

The elections are taking place one year ahead of schedule following popular protests that broke out in October 2019 against the failure of successive governments to address the rising economic and political problems in the country

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