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Middle East: War on Yemen magnifies the crises of rotten regimes

Written by Hamid Alizadeh Tuesday, 21 April 2015
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destroyed-houses-near-sanaaHundreds of thousands of Yemenis are fleeing their homes in search of safer areas, but as the country runs out of food and basic goods, death stalks the country. This war which has killed and wounded thousands is also bringing out the contradictions in the Middle East as Saudi Arabia finds itself increasingly isolated.

 

Saudi war on Yemen: rising tensions in the Middle East and the crisis of Imperialism

Written by Hamid Alizadeh Tuesday, 31 March 2015
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destroyed-houses-near-sanaaSince early Thursday morning hundreds of fighter jets from Saudi Arabia and a wide coalition of Arab states have been bombing targets across Yemen, killing dozens, destroying all major runways and much of the key infrastructure of the country. Yet again Yemen, which is the poorest Arab country, has become a target for savage attacks by the Saudi regime.

 

Migrant workers fight back against extreme exploitation in Dubai

Written by Jack Rising Monday, 16 March 2015
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dubai-workers-struggleOn Tuesday March 10, hundreds of migrant construction workers went on a brief illegal strike at the Fountain Views construction site in Dubai. This strike shows how the explosive contradictions of worsening life and working conditions facing migrant workers in the Gulf are reaching a point where repression and blackmail are not enough to hold workers down.

   

The fallacy of the “war on terror”

Written by Lal Khan Friday, 27 February 2015
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terroristsAs a new spree of terrorist attacks unravels with increasing frequency, the menace of Islamic fundamentalist terror seems to be beyond the control of the ruling elite, their state and their system. The haughty claims of the moneyed political elite, of uniting against “terrorism” and for “national unity” have proved to be boastful absurdities and hypocritical deceptions.

 

United Arab Emirates: Paradise of Capitalism, hell for the workers

Written by Yasir Irshad Monday, 09 December 2013
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Burj al Arab Hotel thWith its towering skyscrapers, vast boulevards, imposing shopping malls, nightclubs, beaches and glittering lights, Dubai is one of the safest sanctuaries of global capital. Being tax free, it is the abode of most of the third world’s tax evaders, corrupt upstarts and mafia dons. This makes Dubai the flagship of the United Arab Emirates which is a federal alliance of the owners (Sheikhs) of seven small states. The bourgeois media, however, shows only the bright side of Dubai and the capital Abu Dhabi.

   

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