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10 January 2018

Movement challenges Iranian regime

Sudden large scale nationwide protests have shaken Iran. Sections of the population have shown utter defiance of the regime. Young people in particular, facing unemployment estimated at between 25% and 40%, have been to the fore.

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Protests in Libya

Protests in Libya

22 February 2011

Region-wide revolution of the Arab people

"Ten days that shook the world" (Guardian). From Tunisia, to Egypt, to Bahrain, to Libya, to Yemen, to Djibouti and Morocco, the revolution that was sparked by the self-immolation of the desperate and heroic street seller in Tunisia has erupted throughout the Middle East. An edited version of this article appeared in The Socialist newspaper.

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Iran revolution 2009

Iran revolution 2009

23 June 2009

Where now for the Iranian revolution?

THIRTY YEARS after the 1979 revolution, Iran has again erupted in revolutionary convulsions. Millions have taken to the streets to protest against the undoubted rigging of the presidential election, in...

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One million protest in Iran

One million protest in Iran

17 June 2009

Iran - mass protests erupt

Mass demonstrations have erupted in Iran in protest at the apparent rigging of the presidential elections by the Mahmoud Ahmadinejad regime.

According to reports over one million people have demonstrated in the capital Tehran and over a dozen have been killed in clashes with the police and hated Basij militia. writes Tony Saunois, CWI.

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21 May 2008

Lebanon: Hezbollah routs pro-US Siniora government forces

LEBANON HAS been wracked by a week of armed clashes between supporters of the Western backed Fouad Siniora government and the Hezbollah-led opposition...

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12 March 2008

Iraq, Afghanistan: The bitter fruits of war and occupation

FIVE LONG, bloody years of war and occupation, led by US imperialism, has left Iraq as a dangerous, violent and divided society, despite promises of stability and democracy...

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5 July 2007

Iran: Riots over petrol rationing

ON 26 June, the Iranian regime implemented its secret plan of rationing petrol and increasing the price...

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4 April 2007

Iran - Sailors fall victim to imperialist policies

Editorial: CLAIM AND counter-claim from the Iranian and British governments has followed the Iranian government's capture and release of fifteen British marines and sailors, allegedly for trespassing into Iranian waters...

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26 March 2007

Will Bush bomb Iran?

Iran: Alarm bells have been ringing, left and right. John Pilger, the radical journalist, wrote an article, Iran: The War Begins (New Statesman, 3 February),...

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15 March 2007

US continues threats over Iran's nuclear ambitions

TENSIONS BETWEEN the US and Iran became feverish as the United Nations (UN) security council resolution (insisted upon by the US) instructing Iran to suspend its nuclear programme, passed its 21 February deadline...

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1 March 2007

Congress to build the forces of socialism

Socialist Pary congress 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

Socialist Pary congress 2007, photo Paul Mattsson

The Socialist Party's 2007 national congress took place during the three days 17-19 February...

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21 September 2006

Will the US attack Iran?

Growing tensions between the US and Iran are making many people around the world fearful of a US military strike against the Middle East country.

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12 January 2006

Solidarity with Tehran bus workers

FOURTEEN LEADERS of Tehran's transport workers' union were arrested on 22 December, after staging a 'no-ticket' action against Sherkate Vahed, a state owned bus company in Iran, to demand higher wages...

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7 July 2005

Iranian hardliner's victory stuns Western leaders

Iranian elections: MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD, an Islamic conservative and former revolutionary guard, has been elected president of Iran...

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