29 | 02 | 2020

In response to the US assassination of General Suleimani and nine others last week in Baghdad, the Iraqi parliament approved a resolution calling for the immediate withdrawal of US soldiers and all foreign troops stationed in the country and further to initiate the withdrawal of all foreign troops in the country that are part of the US-led alliance to fight the ISIS terrorist militia.

In a statement, the EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell urged an end to the current cycle of violence in Iraq before it spirals out of control. For the Left, Iraq has clearly been out-of-control for a long time and the EU’s failure to restrain the US in the region is a major part of that.

The US must respect the will of the Iraqi parliament. After...

The Founding Conference of a new Federation, the National Federation of Palestinian Workers, was held yesterday in Palestine, with the participation of workers’ representatives from all the governorates.

The WFTU welcomes the National Federation of Palestinian Workers to its big internationalist family and confirms its support and solidarity with the struggles of the Palestinian...

redglobeDuring 2019, Israeli military forces committed 255 acts of violence against journalists and media institutions working in the occupied Palestinian territories (OPT). These figures appear in the annual report prepared by WAFA, the Palestine News and Information Agency, which the organization released on Sunday, January 5. The violations included the firing of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets...

Left MEPs have called for continued dialogue with Iran as the nuclear deal was put on life support following the US strike that killed Iranian general Suleimani.

MEP Connie Ernst (DIE LINKE, Germany), chair of the European Parliament’s delegation for relations with Iran, said that Trump’s sanctions and clandestine assassinations have emboldened conservative forces in the country:

“Trump is...

Israel has placed six Palestinian youths from the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Isawiya under nighttime curfew for periods ranging from two to four months. To do so, Israel invoked a British Mandatory-era emergency act.

The youths are Anwar Sami Obeid, Muhammad Elayyan Elayyan, Fayez Muhammad Mheisen, Muhammad Musa Mustafa, Adam Kayed Mahmoud and Mahmoud Ramadan Obeid. The six were...

Tudeh IranStatement of the Central Committee of the Tudeh Party of Iran

According to global news agencies, Qasem Soleimani, the Commander of the Quds Force of the Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps [IRGC]; Abu Mahdi al-Mohandis, [Head of Kataib Hezbollah and] the second-in-command of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation Forces; as well as a number of Iranian, Iraqi and Lebanese [nationals] in the same...

The Political Bureau of the Iraqi Communist Party has issued the following statement today, 3rd January 2020:

Earlier this morning, American forces carried out an assassination operation in which a number of official and leading Iraqi figures in the Popular Mobilization Units, who had a role in confronting terrorist ISIS and achieving victory over it, were killed.

We express our condemnation of...

The United States carried out a strike that killed Iranian Major-General Qassem Soleimani, head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force, the Pentagon announced on Thursday, January 2. In Israel, Zionist lawmakers from across the political spectrum united Friday in praising the US strike that killed Soleimani — with the exception of Hadash and the Communist Party of Israel (CPI)

Israel‘s far-right Prime Minister for the past decade, Benjamin Netanyahu, requested immunity from the Knesset late Wednesday night, January 1, for prosecution in three corruption cases in which he faces indictment on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu made the request in a nationally televised appearance four hours before a midnight deadline, defending his request as...

The World Peace Council denounces in the strongest way the recent criminal attack of the US against a sovereign country-Iraq during which the Commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' Quds, was assassinated along with high rank officers of the army of Iraq.

This unprovoked and reckless action constitutes a new and extremely dangerous escalation for the Middle East, where the USA maintain...

The assassination of Qassim Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Special Forces of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), in an airborne attack on a convoy of vehicles at Baghdad airport early this morning has created a tense and extremely volatile situation in the Middle East. This, the Association for Defence of Peace, Solidarity and Democracy – Iran (ADPSD) points out, took place at the...

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