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Fighters from the opposition-aligned Amal movement take position against pro-government fighters from the Future movement in Beirut's Mezraa neighborhood, 8 May 2008. (Matthew Cassel)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Sunday May 11, 2008 - 05:34 by Stefan Christoff   image 1 image
Lebanon is currently facing a major political crisis, as armed battles have erupted in multiple districts of Beirut between pro-government and opposition forces forces led the Lebanese resistance movement Hizballah. Hizballah-led opposition forces took control of West Beirut, and handed certain areas over to the Lebanese army as the political standoff in the country continues. ... read full story / add a comment
Just before clashes broke out in Beirut's Mezraa neighborhood, the Lebanese Army stands guard on the Cornish al-Mezraa highway. (Matthew Cassel)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Saturday May 10, 2008 - 02:48 by IRIN   image 1 image
This item comes to you via IRIN, a UN humanitarian news and information service, but may not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations or its agencies. All IRIN material may be reposted or reprinted free-of-charge; refer to the copyright page for conditions of use. IRIN is a project of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. ... read full story / add a comment
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mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday April 28, 2008 - 23:43 by Al Mezan   text 1 comment (last - monday april 28, 2008 - 23:59)   image 1 image
Al Mezan Center for Human Rights' monitoring finds that the IOF stepped up their aggression on Gaza. In April 2008 alone, the IOF killed 66 Palestinians, 20 of whom were children and one was a woman. One hundred and thirty-nine others were injured, including 18 children. IOF launched 29 incursions into the Gaza Strip during the same period. ... read full story / add a comment
The 12 March cartoon by South African cartoonist Zapiro that was later attacked by David Saks of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies and which sparked debate in the country.
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday April 14, 2008 - 07:10 by Ronnie Kasrils   image 1 image
Ronnie Kasrils is South African Minister of Intelligence. ... read full story / add a comment
Senator Barack Obama addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) forum on Foreign Policy in Chicago, March 2007. (Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday March 31, 2008 - 21:37 by Ali Abunimah   image 1 image
Co-founder of The Electronic Intifada, Ali Abunimah is author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse (Metropolitan Books, 2006) writes on Obama and the Israeli lobby. ... read full story / add a comment
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mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Friday March 28, 2008 - 22:36 by Noah Baker Merrill   image 1 image
Yesterday news reports began streaming in of a "major security operation" being conducted by the Iraqi security forces, backed by US air and other support, in many parts of Southern Iraq. The main target appears to be the Mahdi Army, which has observed a ceasefire for many months. That ceasefire now seems strained to the breaking point. Moqtada Sadr has called for a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience, and many Sadrist-controlled areas are responding. But while news reports vary in their ability to place these ongoing developments in context, most are missing the most essential dynamics at work. (Mar 26, 2008) ... read full story / add a comment
People power: Palestinians the fallen border wall between Egypt and the Gaza Strip, 30 January 2008. (Wissam Nassar/MaanImages)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Friday March 28, 2008 - 22:21 by Ziyaad Lunat   image 1 image
Ziyaad Lunat is a postgraduate student of the Government Department at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Political Science, the President of LSE Student Union Palestine Society and a broadcast journalist. He is currently on the organizing committee of the Nakba60-London, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Palestinian dispossession. ... read full story / add a comment
Scapegoating the Palestinains for Germany's past: German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, January 2006. (Inbal Rose/MaanImages)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Monday March 24, 2008 - 20:26 by Raymond Deane   image 1 image
Raymond Deane is a composer and activist. He is currently living for part of the year in southern Germany. ... read full story / add a comment
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mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Saturday March 15, 2008 - 08:21 by Dahr Jamail   image 1 image
This is an article originally published in January, but which is useful to understand the situation of Iraq 5 years after the invasion. Dahr Jamail, an independent journalist, is the author of the recently published Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq (Haymarket Books, 2007). Over the last four years, Jamail has reported from occupied Iraq as well as Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Turkey. He writes regularly for Tomdispatch.com, Inter Press Service, Asia Times, and Foreign Policy in Focus. He has contributed to the Sunday Herald, the Independent, the Guardian, and the Nation magazine, among other publications. He maintains a website, Dahr Jamail's Mideast Dispatches, with all his writing. ... read full story / add a comment
In the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Palestinian youth throw stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes that erupted against the Israeli incursions into the Gaza Strip, 3 March 2008. (Luay Sababa/MaanImages)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Saturday March 15, 2008 - 08:14 by Ghada Ageel   image 1 image
Ghada Ageel is a third-generation Palestinian refugee. She grew up in the Khan Younis refugee camp in Gaza and teaches Middle Eastern politics at the University of Exeter in Britain. ... read full story / add a comment
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Thursday March 13, 2008 - 19:13 by Lily Hamourtziadou
In the face of the 5th anniversary of the Occupation of Iraq, this article gives a glimpse of the human tragedy behind the US aggression. ... read full story / add a comment
Young relatives of newborn baby Amira Abu 'Aser mourn during her funeral in Gaza City, 5 March 2008. (Wissam Nassar/MaanImages)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday March 12, 2008 - 07:40 by Ali Abunimah   image 1 image
Co-founder of The Electronic Intifada, Ali Abunimah is author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse (Metropolitan Books, 2006). ... read full story / add a comment
mashrek / arabia / irak / imperialismo / guerra / stampa non anarchica Monday March 10, 2008 - 19:02 by Khader Musallam
Il governo israeliano ha fatto sapere che, anche se Hamas dichiarasse una tregua unilaterale, non fermerebbe l'offensiva militare contro la popolazione della Striscia di Gaza, anzi, promette che quest'offensiva sarà aggravata. ... read full story / add a comment
Palestinians carry the body of Salsabeel Abu Jalhoumm, a 21-month-old girl who was killed early on Sunday when an Israeli air strike hit near her home in the northern Gaza Strip, 2 March 2008. (Wissam Nassar/MaanImages)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday March 05, 2008 - 06:11 by Rami Almeghari   image 1 image
Rami Almeghari is currently contributor to several media outlets including Palestine Chronicle, IMEMC, The Electronic Intifada and Free Speech Radio News. Rami is also a former senior English translator at and editor in chief of the international press center of the Gaza-based Palestinian Information Service. ... read full story / add a comment
Palestinians in the West Bank city of Qalqiliya clash with Israeli soldiers near the wall during a demonstration against Israel's incursion into the Gaza Strip, 3 March 2008. (Khaleel Reash/MaanImages)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday March 05, 2008 - 06:04 by Nimer Sultany   image 1 image
Nimer Sultany is a Palestinian citizen of Israel and currently a doctoral candidate at Harvard Law School. He has worked as a human rights lawyer in the Association for Civil Rights in Israel and as the head of the political monitoring project at Mada al-Carmel (the Arab center for applied social research). This commentary was originally published by The Guardian's Comment is Free and is republished with the author's permission. ... read full story / add a comment
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mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Wednesday March 05, 2008 - 05:58 by Laila El-Haddad   image 1 image
Laila El-Haddad is a Palestinian freelance journalist, photographer, and blogger who divides her time between Gaza and the United States. She most recently co-directed the short film Tunnel Trade, which aired on CBC and Al Jazeera International. Her blog, Raising Yousuf, is named after her four-year-old son. ... read full story / add a comment
Smoke billows from Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip following an Israeli strike on 1 March 2008. (Wissam Nassar/MaanImages)
mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Sunday March 02, 2008 - 22:39 by AM   image 1 image
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) continued its attacks on Gaza today. IOF's military operations have killed 47 Palestinians in Gaza today. Of those, 27 were civilians, including ten children and three women. Since Wednesday 27 February 2008, IOF killed at least 77 people and injured approximately 130. ... read full story / add a comment
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mashriq / arabia / iraq / imperialism / war / non-anarchist press Sunday March 02, 2008 - 22:35 by Omar Barghouti   image 1 image
Omar Barghouti is an independent political analyst. ... read full story / add a comment
mashrek / arabia / irak / lotte sul territorio / altra stampa libertaria Wednesday February 20, 2008 - 18:28 by Claudio Strambi
Sembravano dei giovani romantici e scontenti del ceto medio israeliano, quando cominciarono nel 2003 a fare azioni dirette contro quel Muro dell'Apartheid che cominciava ad alzarsi minaccioso nella Cisgiordania occupata. ... read full story / add a comment
machrek / arabie / irak / luttes en milieu de travail / autre presse libertaire Friday January 25, 2008 - 00:15 by Alibabalanararabe
Slogan: non pour le mouvement du 8 mars.. Oui pour les réclamations de lutte portées par le mouvement du 8 mars.. ... read full story / add a comment
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