UK Newswire Archive
29-01-2007 00:13“This is how the 1975-90 conflict began in Lebanon. Outbreaks of sectarian hatred, appeals for restraint, promises of aid from Western and Arab nations and a total refusal to understand that this is how civil wars begin”.
Robert Fisk, “World ignores Signs of Civil War in Lebanon” UK Independent 1-27-07
Robert Fisk is all wrong about Lebanon. The country is not on the brink of another “civil war”. It's been subsumed in an “imperial war” engineered in Tel Aviv and Washington. He’s also mistaken in thinking that the Paris 3 Conference is designed to “save” Lebanon from the mountain of debt which piled up after Israel’s destructive 34 day war. The real purpose of the $7.6 billion in loans is to shackle Lebanon to the international lending institutions that are demanding additional taxes on the poor, more privatization of state-run industries, and restructuring the economy to meet the requirements of the global banking elite.
28-01-2007 21:39“Iran’s efforts to produce highly enriched uranium … are in chaos and the country is still years from mastering the required technology,” according to Guardian.
Of course, the revelations will not stop the neocons and the Israelis from attacking the Muslim nation, as the reason for the attack has nothing to do with nukes or any possible threat Iran may or may not pose to Israel.
"What does exist, and is plain for all the world to see, is a horrifying regime of totalitarian control of millions of Palestinians who remain prisoners of Israel's racist system and the army and settler militias that enforce it."
28-01-2007 18:19The German chancellor Merkel has confirmed that the Mexican President Calderon has been invited to the G8 meeting in heiligendamm/Rostock in June 2007.
28-01-2007 17:53Here is the latest list of events at the Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton, East Sussex.
28-01-2007 15:03Sea Level and Nuclear Power by 2100
28-01-2007 14:19March and rally planned to highlight anger at proposed closure of Whipps Cross hospital in Leyton, east London.
28-01-2007 13:24VIGIL 4 MAN KILLED BY RACISTS
28-01-2007 09:28From 7 am at Tadley gate
28-01-2007 09:12The boomchucka circus are off on tour in Jerusalem at the moment bringing a little entertainment to the children there. This is the latest report from Sheila.
28-01-2007 03:23Still digesting their recent and ongoing aggressions in the Middle East, the Bush and Israeli regimes now threaten to attack Iran. As these warrior states cast their long shadow across the region, they find themselves aided and abetted by the Security Council, the other major powers, parties of the opposition, and the media.
28-01-2007 00:34The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight - to 11.55 - I believe it should be closer.
The coalition "United for Peace and Justice" organized the march and pledged to hold more demonstrations in the future.