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Middle-East

Saudi Arabia fights the revolution in Bahrain

Bahrain has always been unique among the Arab Gulf states for its possession of a large and active Left. Read more...

Palestine and the Arab revolution

How will the emerging Arab revolution affect the struggle of the Palestinian people for self-determination, equal rights and the right to return to their homeland? Read more...

Can the "House of Saud" be toppled by democratic revolution?

With a day of rage planned on 11 March and a 3000 strong strike in February, are cracks starting to show in Saudi Arabia? By Dave Stockton Read more...

Iranian regime cracks down on anti government movement

Tehran is rocked by anti government protests as the pro democracy movement emerges for another fight against the hated regime Read more...

Bahrain – monarchy and imperialist interests under threat

The island monarchy of Bahrain has seen its first mass protests emerging against the regime, reports Rachel Brooks Read more...

Egypt: The counter revolution starts to bite

The latest communiqués from the Egyptian military government shows the counter revolutionary nature of the regime still clinging onto power, argues Dave Stockton Read more...

Mubarak falls! The victory of the Egyptian revolution

Mubarak falls! But now the revolution must be made permanent, writes Simon Hardy Read more...

Egypt - Mubarak refuses to resign, a general strike is needed to bring him down!

The Egyptian masses thought Mubarak would resign, but he had other plans, Simon Hardy reports on what happened and what comes next Read more...

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