Posts Tagged: middle east

On current Palestinian developments and their impact on the Palestinian American community

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The Free Palestine Alliance (FPA) regards the increasingly dangerous situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip as detrimental to the struggle of the A...

U.S. ‘war budget’: A real congressional scandal

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Several recent polls show that people in the United States are overwhelmingly dissatisfied with Congress and the government in general. The issue most...

Study reveals 655,000 Iraqi deaths from U.S. occupation

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Over 655,000 Iraqis have died as a result of the U.S. occupation of Iraq. A new study conducted by U.S. and Iraqi scientists at Johns Hopkins Universi...

1956 Suez War: Turning point in Middle East balance of forces

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The Suez War, a combined surprise attack by Britain, France and Israel against Egypt, nearly triggered a much wider war in the Middle East and had a l...

U.S. war criminals’ show trial of Saddam Hussein

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As the first trial of Saddam Hussein nears a verdict and sentencing, former U.S. attorney general Ramsey Clark, a member of Hussein’s defense te...

Iraqis support armed resistance to occupation

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According to a poll conducted by the University of Maryland’s Program on International Policy in September, 61 percent of Iraqis support resista...

Hundreds of thousands of cluster bombs scattered across Lebanon

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On July 20, 10 days into Israel’s massive bombardment of Lebanon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed, by a vote of 410-8, a resolution to ...

Massive rally in Lebanon celebrates victory in U.S.-Israeli war

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Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese converged in Beirut on Friday, Sept. 22 to celebrate the people’s victory against the recent U.S.-backed Israe...

Palestine: Economic and humanitarian crisis in Gaza

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While the U.S.-backed Israeli war machine strafed Lebanon’s countryside this summer, Israel continued its brutal war against the Palestinians. B...

Imperialists threaten Iran with war, sanctions over nuclear energy

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On Aug. 22, Iran officially responded to the package that EU foreign policy chief Javier Solana delivered in June. Days after receiving the package, I...