National Sections of the L5I:

Middle-East

Labour, anti-imperialism and the war in Yemen

Jeremy Corbyn has condemned the UK’s support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has plunged the region’s poorest nation into a humanitarian crisis. Read more...

Lebanese intrigue opens new front in regional power struggle

THE SURPRISE resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, announced from the Saudi capital Riyadh on 4 November, threatens to engulf yet another state in a vicious struggle for regional suprema Read more...

Referendum in Kurdistan - For the right of self-determination

After the Iraqi army and the Shia militia Hashd al-Shaabi recaptured the areas around Kirkuk that have been controlled by Kurdish forces since 2014, Barzani's will to enforce the result of the indepen Read more...

Arab regimes prepare new Palestinian betrayal

FOR THE sixth time in six years, Fatah and Hamas appear to be in talks to unite their respective administrations in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank, with the two fac Read more...

Freedom, Peace and Socialism for Palestine! Long live International Solidarity!

In August 2017, delegates of REVOLUTION Germany were invited to the youth camp of the “Independent Youth Union” in Palestine. Read more...

Palestinian resistance inflicts a defeat on Israel

Protests by Palestinians against Israeli restrictions on access to the Haram-al Sharif (Temple Mount), have been reignited after police imposed a ban on entry for worshippers under 50. Read more...

Turkey: One year of Erdogan's counter-coup

Last July there were two coups in Turkey, one failed, one succeeded. Read more...

Trump’s aggressions against Iran provoke Saudi-Qatar tensions

US President Donald Trump’s 20 May visit to Saudi Arabia, for a summit of the six Gulf Arab states and 49 other Arab and Muslim-majority countries, was very pleasing to the corrupt rulers of the deser Read more...