Middle East

Omar Aziz, “Abu Kamel,” 1949-2013: Biography, Readings, Quotes

A short biography of the contemporary Syrian anarchist, Omar Aziz, also known as “Abu Kamel.” This short biographical essay is followed by links to Aziz’s writings, further sources on Syria and quotes. Read more biographies of anarchist figures here.  Omar Aziz By Javier Sethness Born on February 18, 1949 in Al-Amara, Damascus, Syria – Died […]

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Russia’s World Cup has Syrian blood on its hands

As the World Cup gets underway in Russia, we repost this essay by Sam Hamad, an independent Scottish-Egyptian activist and writer, criticizing the Russian State for its war crimes in Syria. Besides supporting Bashar al-Assad—Vladimir Putin recently declared that Russian troops are “testing and training” in Syria—Putin’s regime is very sexually traditionalist, with the result […]

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Fresh Bread in Jordan

Here we share the exclusive reflections of a Jordanian anarchist on the ongoing popular mobilizations that have gripped Jordan beginning on May 30, 2018, as a response to tax-reform measures proposed by the State in accordance with International Monetary Fund (IMF) demands. By Mohammad Abdel Qader Alfar, Architect and Academic As soon as authority was […]

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Syrian War in Year 7: The Age of Cyber Warfare

We are reposting this critical analysis of the struggle over representation of the Syrian Revolution online which engages with pro-Assad and pro-Russia vantage points, as well as ‘neutral’ and pro-solidarity perspectives. This was originally published by the Alliance of Middle Eastern Socialists, 13 April 2018. By Anonymous We have now entered the 7th year of the […]

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