British Soldier Arrested For Protesting Against Yemen War

By Lowkey, Mintpress News. -

The war in Afghanistan appears to be drawing to a close. But Western atrocities in the Middle East continue, with the 20-year-old War on Terror estimated to have displaced over 37 million people [...]

Organizing Against Militarism From Israel To Europe

By Jonathan Hempel, ROAR Magazine. -

By the end of 2020, a total of 82.4 million people worldwide had been forcibly displaced from their homes according to the UNHCR. The number of forcibly displaced persons globally has doubled [...]

Decline And Fall Of The US Empire

By Mnar Adley, Mintpress News. -

After 20 years of war and occupation that have caused the deaths of almost a quarter of a million people and displaced 5.9 million more, the United States appears to have finally (tacitly) [...]

Rania Khalek On US Mideast Genocide

By Mnar Adley, Mintpress News. -

Around one quarter of the world lives in countries under unilateral United States sanctions. While American government officials insist that sanctions are targeted at officials committing human [...]

Western Governments Chided At Arms Conference For ‘Enabling’ Arab Regimes

By Nur Ayoubi, Middle East Eye. -

Western nations and arms companies are complicit in aiding regimes in the Middle East to spy on their citizens, speakers at an international conference shedding light on the human rights [...]

Afghanistan War Outcome

By Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Post. -

The Iraqi geopolitical analyst, Ali Fahim, recently said in an interview with The Tehran Times: “The arrival of [newly elected Iranian President] Ebrahim Raisi at the helm of power gives a great [...]

Tell Biden: Stop Bombing Syria!

By Workers World Party. -

It has taken only 36 days in office for the Biden administration to show the world, through a bombing attack on Syria, that it is belligerent, aggressive and hell-bent on war. There was only a [...]

The Future Of War, American-Style

By Danny Sjursen, Tom Dispatch. -

Hard as it is to believe in this time of record pandemic deaths, insurrection, and an unprecedented encore impeachment, Joe Biden is now officially at the helm of the U.S. war machine.  He is, in [...]

How To Stuff The Middle East With Weaponry

By William Hartung, Tom Dispatch. -

The United States has the dubious distinction of being the world’s leading arms dealer. It dominates the global trade in a historic fashion and nowhere is that domination more complete than in [...]

Lebanon: Bellwether, Battleground, And Bastard Child Of The Mideast

By Maj. Danny Sjursen (USA-Ret.), AntiWar.com. -

When I was a kid, "Beirut" became a cultural shorthand for any chaotic and violent urban setting. In the 1990s, my hometown rappers – the Wu Tang Clan – repeatedly shouted out the Lebanese city [...]

Scheer Intelligence: The Cynical Forces Behind America’s Forever Wars

By Robert Scheer, Scheer Post. -

American interventionism in the Middle East has resulted in two of the longest wars in U.S. history, and led to countless deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as widespread instability in the [...]

In Letter To American People, Iranian President Raps Sanctions

By Hassan Rouhani, Tasnimnews.com -

On behalf of the great Iranian nation, I write to the people of the United States of America on the occasion of the Iranian New Year (Nowruz). The coronavirus outbreak has endangered the health [...]

Locust Swarms Are Eating Their Way Across Two Continents

By Bob Berwyn, Insideclimatenews.org -

As giant swarms of locusts spread across East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and the Middle East, devouring crops that feed millions of people, some scientists say global warming is contributing [...]

Fears Rise As Two COVID-19 Cases Confirmed In Besieged Gaza Strip

By Yumna Patel, Mondoweiss.net -

It was an announcement Palestinians were hoping they would never have to hear in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic. On Sunday, the first two cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed [...]

12 Ways The US Invasion Of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Mronline.org -

While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping up the [...]