Syria
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

Report reveals Israeli airstrikes on Gaza in May 2021 overwhelmingly targeted civilians

The damning new report found that in 70% of the airstrikes that killed civilians, no corresponding ‘militants’ or ‘military targets’ were found to have been killed

UNRWA UNRWA employees across West Asia to go on strike as agency faces funds crunch

The UNRWA provides critical services and assistance to Palestinian refugees across the region through its food distribution initiatives, schools, health centers and other social programs

Activists slam state “necropolitics” as Ecuador prison riot kills 68 and other stories

Today we look at the wave of prison massacres in Ecuador, a report on the cover-up of a major 2019 U.S. airstrike on Syria, and more

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad wins fourth consecutive term in office

The speaker of the Syrian parliament, Hammouda Sabbagh, announced that Bashar al-Assad had won the elections held on Wednesday with an overwhelming 95.1% of the votes

Israeli airstrikes in Syria kill one, injure six others 

In recent years, Israel has attacked Syria with frequent airstrikes, resulting in not only extensive damage to civilian and military infrastructure, but also killing and injuring many civilians and armed forces personnel

World Press Freedom Day: “Tyranny is not destiny, freedom has to be achieved”

On World Press Freedom Day, we look at the situation of journalists and of the press in different countries in the Arab-Maghreb region

Report reveals toll of Syrian conflict on healthcare facilities and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at a report published by the International Rescue Committee on Syria, the imposition of sanctions against 2 Houthi leaders by the US, the 21st meeting of the Political Council of the ALBA-TCP, and the fight to bring justice to Berta Cáceres

Donald Trump’s final act: Snuffing out the promise of democracy in the Middle East

In the context of the 10-year anniversary of the “Arab Spring,” Vijay Prashad discusses Donald Trump’s efforts to crush the aspirations of the people in the Middle East

The revolutionaries, when they rise, care for nothing but love

In his weekly newsletter for the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research, Vijay Prashad discusses the 10 year anniversary of the beginning of the “Arab Spring”

Turkey deports refugees back to Syria

Refugees are facing increasing hostility by xenophobic movements in the country which have been growing in strength

With the arms trade, profit trumps human suffering

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

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