Middle East

Mar 5, 2011

Women in the Middle East uprising

Asia Pacific Currents
International Women's Day, news from Asia-Pacific and an interview with Melbourne-based Palestinian activist Reem Yunis about the role of women in West Asian uprisings.
Mar 2, 2011
Banghazi, Libya, on February 28, 2011. Photo Al Jazeera/Flickr.

No NATO war machine in Libya

John Riddell
It is not the Gadhafi regime that worries Harper and his allies, but a revolutionary people’s movement.
Feb 14, 2011

Stephen Harper's policies in the Middle East

The Canadian government is saying very little about mass popular rebellions in Egypt and Tunisia. Redeye finds out more from Yves Engler, author of The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy.
Feb 3, 2011

Not Rex: Egypt rising

This week on Not Rex, Humberto DaSilva reports on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's use of hired thugs to attack protesters and journalists.
Feb 3, 2011

Pride is reborn in Egypt

Judy Rebick
Only a few years later, the very elements that I describe in Transforming Power have erupted in a people's revolution across the Middle East, first in Iran then Tunisia and now Egypt.
Feb 1, 2011

The myth of Iran's nuclear program

Journalist Gareth Porter speaks to Redeye about his research into the validity of the evidence that Iran has nuclear capability.
Jan 31, 2011

Egypt: And then everything changed...

Murray Dobbin
The photographs are as stunning as they are inspiring. The world is now totally focused on the democratic rebellion in Egypt.
Jan 30, 2011
Montreal protest in support of Egypt, Jan. 28, 2011. Photo: Sarah Ghabrial

Egypt: Days of Anger in the Age of Terror

Sarah Ghabrial
The significance of these Days of Rage is deep and shattering, and cannot be overstated. Egypt is in the 30th year of Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship -- and the west must support the protesters' causes.
Dec 1, 2010

Wikileaks and the decline of the American empire

Jonathan Cook
The U.S. exported financial deregulation, promising it to be the epitome of the new capitalism that would offer the world economic salvation. The result is a banking, moral and environmental crisis.


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