UK Newswire Archive
07-07-2003 07:23Two U.S. soldiers have been killed in two fresh attacks in the Iraqi capital Baghdad overnight, the U.S. military says.
A spokesman said on Monday one soldier was killed while a patrol was pursuing Iraqi gunmen in the Azamiyah neighbourhood of Baghdad. An Iraqi gunman was killed and another wounded in the clash.
The second U.S. soldier was killed when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his vehicle in the district of Kadhimiya.
07-07-2003 07:18US troops facing extended deployments amid the danger, heat, and uncertainty of an Iraq occupation are suffering from low morale that has in some cases hit "rock bottom."
Even as President Bush speaks of a "massive and long-term" undertaking in rebuilding Iraq, that effort, as well as the high tempo of US military operations around the globe, is taking its toll on individual troops.
Some frustrated troops stationed in Iraq are writing letters to representatives in Congress to request their units be repatriated. "Most soldiers would empty their bank accounts just for a plane ticket home," said one recent Congressional letter written by an Army soldier now based in Iraq. The soldier requested anonymity.
07-07-2003 06:59On the 10th of March, 2003, Danish grandmother and peace activist Ulla Roder nonviolently damaged a Tornado war-plane so it could not be used in the US and UK attack on Iraq. Sign the statement of support
07-07-2003 06:54Blunket to force I.D. Cards for all at £40 each.
07-07-2003 05:02The evenings in Yanoun had been quiet and peaceful for many hundreds of years. But today, it is now disturbed by the encroachment of forces just beyond the village. Instead of the peacefulness of the dark, search lights scan over the village landscape keeping a watchful eye on the Palestinians of Yanoun, who have not once attacked or even approached the settlements
07-07-2003 04:03Here are Heroes and Heroines of Peace. Please consider remembering them with a postcard or a letter. If you wish to add some one who is not represented please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
07-07-2003 01:30A bald eagle was critically injured when the National Zoo in Washington was infiltrated by an unidentified and unofficial species of "predator" animal the day before the nation's birthday according to the Houston Chronicle News Services. The attacker has not been directly linked to Al Kada or any other terrorist group but is indicative of the growing tendancy by animals to use violence against US interests and by current events to resemble a Bizzaro comic strip.
07-07-2003 01:12CAAB report of Independence from America day at Menwith Hill
06-07-2003 22:03The Chief Rabbi has warned that Britain is being "besieged" by asylum seekers and has advocated regional refugee camps outside Britain in an attempt to deal with the problem.
In an interview with The Telegraph Dr Jonathan Sacks, the spiritual leader of 280,000 British Jews, said that new policies were needed.
Dr Sacks himself admitted that were it not for Britain's willingness to accept Jewish refugees in the past, "almost no Jew in Britain would be alive today".
06-07-2003 21:04For anyone who thought that The US hadn't consumately become the New Nazis quite literally and in continuing legacy.
Of course Blair has been quite seriously compared to Mussolini by an academic point by point - it was in the paper the other day
06-07-2003 19:03Do we all secretly suspect that the war on terror is a fake...
what does BORIS BEREZOVSKY KNOW???
DISARM : AIR SHOWS & ARMS FAIRS
Please Distribute Widely.
NOT IN OUR NAME - NOT FROM OUR LAND
06-07-2003 17:57UG UG UG... me caveman, me want to destroy world...UG UG...