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Rethinking social antitheses: ISIS and the Islamic State

The previous notion that all forms of social resistance to capitalist hegemony are a good thing is no longer acceptable for the 21st century.

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Iraq’s Communist Party condemns ISIS

The Communist Party of Iraq has issued a statement, dated September 2014, regarding the recent barbaric attacks launched in that country by ISIS.

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UN group condemns discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity

The text condemns violence and discrimination based on gender identity and welcomes advances in the protection of those rights.

 

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Losing the plot: Israel’s premier to face new Gaza reality

Netanyahu's war-turned-genocide in Gaza has backfired badly - his strategy has helped resurrect Hamas, the very movement he tried desperately to crush.

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Iran and U.S. cooperating on ISIS fight? Not as far-fetched as it seems

Iraqi President Fuad Masum was asked whether it was U.S. airstrikes, with Iraqi fighters and Iranian militiamen, that helped liberate the town of Amerli. He confirmed that it was.

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Jewish community in Cuba holds gala for world peace

"Each one of us may express through the arts the need for peace to prevail on our planet."

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Scotland: In the wake of referendum "No" result

Scots voted No to independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent, but the referendum debate energised a people determined to strike a blow against a pampered Westminster elite.

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Amid Haiti election dispute, ex-President Aristide under house arrest

There is a great degree of suspiciousness about how announced legislative elections for October 26 will be carried out.

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Rep. McDermott: Why I voted against sending arms to Syrian rebels

"I did not arrive at this decision easily. The threat ISIS poses to the people of Iraq and Syria is a serious one. "

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Germany: The votes are in

Political porcelain has been broken, raising questions on what went wrong and, to quote that old Abbott and Costello routine, "Who's on first?" for the next five years.

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