Topic: Middle East

  • Enduring two years of the regime's barbarism

    Since the Syrian regime's poison gas attack two years ago this week, the inhabitants of eastern Ghouta have had no relief.

  • The main enemy is the regime

    Egyptian revolution supporters who equally condemn the dictatorship and the Muslim Brotherhood are taking the regime's side.

  • An excuse to whip up nationalist fervor

    Terrorist attacks have given the Egyptian regime of Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi the excuse for further measures against dissent.

  • After the massacre in Suruç

    Leaders of the People's Democratic Party call for justice and solidarity in the aftermath of a massacre in southern Turkey.

  • Giving the regime what it wants

    The assassination of Egypt's top prosecutor only makes the tasks facing already embattled revolutionaries more difficult.

  • Smearing the Syrian uprising

    Conspiracy theories that the U.S. fueled the rise of ISIS are a backhanded attack on the Syrian uprising against Assad.

  • Facing Egypt's kangaroo courts

    Several revolutionary activists in Egypt have been taken into custody as they await the outcome of a May 31 court appeal.

  • Support Egyptian labor leaders

    We stand with fired labor leaders at the Mahalla textile factory, which has been a stronghold of resistance for nearly a decade.

  • The undeclared drone war

    Barack Obama's escalation of drone warfare is central to a larger reengineering of U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • No to intervention in Yemen

    Six socialist organizations from around the Middle East join together to call for an end to war and intervention in Yemen.

  • The rivalries tearing the Middle East apart

    New military escalations by the U.S. and Saudi Arabia will further destabilize a Middle East of multiplying hostilities and humanitarian disasters.

  • Rifts running through the Arab world

    Recognizing inequality in power and wealth is essential to understand the counter-revolutionary moment in the Middle East.

  • Saudi Arabia's get-out-of-terror-free card

    Saudi Arabia is connected to terrorism around the world--yet the U.S. government considers it an ally in the "war on terror."

  • To Egypt's revolutionary youth

    A member of the Revolutionary Socialists explains what Egypt's struggle teaches us about class struggle, sectarianism and terrorism.

  • Another dictatorship joins the war on ISIS

    The horrific beheading of Coptic Christians in Libya has given Egypt's military regime the perfect opportunity to join the U.S.-led war on ISIS.

  • Syria's mothers of the disappeared

    A Syrian journalist, imprisoned for the past 18 months, gave voice to the voiceless in this article from January 2012.

  • Egypt's shame over Gaza

    An Egyptian court is collaborating with the U.S. and Israel in the demonization of the Palestinian resistance movement.

  • Washington mourns a monarch

    A delegation of U.S. political figures, led by Barack Obama, traveled to Saudi Arabia to pay their respects to a vicious autocrat.

  • They murdered a socialist

    Police in Egypt killed an Egyptian leftist and poet on a protest march to Tahrir Square to mark the fourth anniversary of the revolution.

  • No justice from Sisi's judges

    Egypt's Revolutionary Socialists issued a statement denouncing the court decision that freed ex-dictator Hosni Mubarak.

  • Mubarak gets away with murder

    A court has dismissed murder charges against Hosni Mubarak for the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

  • A shield for the marginalized

    I was one of those who made a revolution that toppled two dictators--and we are crossing our fingers it will topple the third.

  • What led to the battle for Kobanê?

    ISIS didn't emerge out of nowhere--it was able to grow because of specific conditions that U.S. imperialism is responsible for.

  • The war for the Middle East

    U.S. air strikes have as much to do with stopping ISIS violence as the invasion of Iraq did with weapons of mass destruction.

  • The betrayal of the Kurds

    Despite their occasional claims, Western leaders have never cared about self-determination for the Kurdish people.