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The Workers Party of Ireland condemns last night’s missile attacks on Syria as an escalation of imperialist aggression in the region under the pretext of an unproven allegation concerning chemical weapons in eastern Ghouta. France and Britain at the behest of the US, and with the connivance of NATO, the EU and their member states, have embarked on a further dangerous intervention which increases instability in the region and brings us closer to the threat of a generalised war.

These attacks, involving a massive use of force, brings further misery and destruction to the people of Syria and constitute an attack on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria and an attempt to reverse the Syrian government’s gains and...

Iraqi Communist PartyThe Political Bureau of the Iraqi Communist Party issued the following statement on 9th July 2017 congratulating the Iraqi people on the great national victory of the liberation of the city of Mosul from terrorist Daesh:

Mosul is now free, with the declaration of Iraq’s victory and defeat of the so-called "Islamic state”. Iraqis are marking a great victory, clearing their land of the...

Iraqi Communist PartyWith deepest sorrow and grief, we have received today (31st May 2017) the news of the passing of the veteran Communist leader and the prominent Iraqi and Kurdish national figure, Comrade Aziz Mohammed, at the age of 93.

He was born in 1924 in a village in the far north of Iraqi Kurdistan and become involved in the Kurdish national and Iraqi patriotic struggle in his youth. He was 21 years old...

GUSIR IraqThe General Union of Students in the Republic of Iraq (GUSIR) strongly condemns the kidnapping of a number of our colleagues and civil activists at dawn today, Monday 8th May 2017, at 1:30 am, in central Baghdad by an armed group.

The names of the kidnapped youths are: Abdullah Latif Faraj (member of our Union’s Secretariat), Samer Amer Mousa, Zaid Yehya, Haider Nashi Hassan, Ahmed...

Iraqi Communist PartyTurkish warplanes yesterday (25th April) bombarded sites in the Sinjar area in Iraq, which it said belonged to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), inflicting human losses and material damage.

This aggression came after the recent referendum in Turkey, which gave Erdogan and his government a green light to continue along the path of arrogance and to seek to impose its will on other countries in...

Iraqi Communist PartyThe center of the city of Diwaniyah in southern Iraq was shaken just after midnight when two hand grenades were thrown by criminal and rogue elements on the headquarters of the district committee of the Iraqi Communist Party in the province. Although the attack did not, fortunately, lead to human losses, it immediately evoked angry reactions and condemnation. It has raised tension and public...

Iraqi Communist PartyWe reproduce an Interview by »Nameh Mardom«, the central organ of the Tudeh Party of Iran, with Salam Ali, member of the Central Committee of the Iraqi Communist Party:

Perhaps we could start this interview with a question about the developments in the war to defeat ISIS in Mosul and expel them from Iraq. The news is that the Iraqi forces have recaptured Mosul airport and areas in...

Iraqi Communist PartyWe condemn violence against demonstrators and demand those responsible be brought to account

This morning, Saturday 11 February 2017, thousands of our Iraqi people rallied in a peaceful demonstration in Tahrir (Liberation) Square in central Baghdad. Their statements, slogans and chants expressed their determination to continue their march on the path of reform and change and combating...

May Day march 2016 in Baghdad. Foto: Iraqi CPMay Day march 2016 in Baghdad. Foto: Iraqi CPOur capital Baghdad has witnessed today (30th April 2016) important developments with largenumbers of demonstrators and protesters storming the parliament building.

It took place after thepostponement of the session of parliament to the 10th of May, at atime when the masses of people in front of the Green Zone and Tahrir(Liberation) Square were waiting for the parliament’s session to be...

Protest in Baghdad. Screenshot: YoutubeProtest in Baghdad. Screenshot: YoutubeIraq has witnessed over the past few weeks a growing mass protest movement with demonstrations held every Friday since July 31 at Liberation (Tahrir) Square in central Baghdad, as well as eight other major cities. The protests were triggered by severe electricity shortages during an exceptionally hot summer and the death of a young protester in Basra. But they turned into a popular uprising...

Iraqi Communist PartyIraqi Communist PartyThe Iraqi Communist Party condemned Turkey’s air strikes inside Iraqi territories and called for an immediate halt to the violation of Iraq’s sovereignty. The airstrikes are part of the security and military campaign launched by the Turkish regime against the members and supporters of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that has also targeted supporters of opposition Kurdish...

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