Abdul Rahman
Libyan War What’s behind the war in Libya?

The decade-long conflict in Libya following the 2011 NATO invasion is now at a critical juncture, and may spiral into a regional war if no serious measures are taken to prevent such a situation

India should not be a pawn in US imperialist efforts against China

India and China are two sovereign and independent countries with their own set of strengths and problems. They need to sit and talk to resolve their issues on their own

Code Pink sanctions Two years of US sanctions against Iran

The US withdrew the last set of exemptions provided to some foreign companies to work on Iranian nuclear sites in May, which also marked the second anniversary of Donald Trump administration’s renewed aggression against Iran.

World Refugee Day Imperialist occupation and wars are the driving force behind the displacement of people

On World Refugee Day, June 20, we look at the root causes which force people to leave their homes across the world

Yemen politics Rising threat of disintegration of Yemen and the role of the Islah party

Though the Southern Transitional Council in Aden is supported by the UAE, its real legitimacy is rooted in its attempts to counter the rising Saudi interference in Yemeni politics through puppets such as the Islah party

Israel’s proposed annexation of occupied West Bank: Third Intifada in Palestine?

The Zionist occupation forces are looking for yet another opportunity of expansion into Palestinian lands with unprecedented support from its main imperialist ally, the US

COVID-19 relief packages The politics and economics of COVID-19 relief packages

Most governments worldwide have announced relief packages to deal with the economic distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, though big in numbers, these packages have very little to offer to those most affected by the crisis

For Palestinians under occupation, every day is Nakba

May 15 is Nakba Day, which marks the death of thousands of Palestinians and the forced exile of many more during the formation of Israeli in 1948. To this day, the Palestinians living under occupation continue to resist the apartheid policies of Israel

New Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Iraq’s new PM, faces tough challenges on economy, foreign soldiers

After months of political uncertainty, Mustafa al-Kadhimi has been confirmed as the new prime minister of Iraq. However, the former intelligence chief is likely to face a number of challenges, including addressing the demands of protesters

ILO report COVID ILO: Nearly half of all world’s workers may lose their jobs due to COVID-19 pandemic

In the absence of strong support measures by governments across the world, the estimated loss of mostly informal jobs would result in rising poverty, starvation and inequality, an ILO report says

OPEC+ production cut The OPEC+ deal on oil production: what are the implications?

Total global production of oil may go down by 15% with promises from some non-OPEC countries as well. However, this may not be sufficient to stop the fall in international oil prices

Migrant workers in Gulf region face heightened risk amid COVID-19 outbreak

Millions of expatriate workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries face a grim future as the number of COVID-19 cases increases and their jobs are under threat due to the economic downturn

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