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Israel: Obama’s end-of-the-year deadline to Iran has been moved up to September

17-08-2009 17:45

President Obama's ultimatum to Iran on a BBC interview ten days before Iran's presidential elections went largely unnoticed by the world media.

Yesterday, the Israeli ambassador to US announced that Obama's end-of-the-year deadline has now been brought forward to September.

As the US/UK/Israeli war lobby is paving the ground for yet another imperialist invasion, "anti-war" initiatives across Europe and North America show signs of total capitulation...

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Barclays targeted for Elijah Smith

17-08-2009 14:39

The second largest investor of EDO MBM/ITT, Barclays, last night had bank doors glued shut and ATMs glued up then smashed in Somerset. This was in celebration of Elijah Smith’s birthday. Happy 44th!

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Africa: U.S. Military Holds War Games on Nigeria, Somalia

16-08-2009 08:31

In May 2008, the United States Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, hosted "Unified Quest 2008," the army's annual war games to test the American military's ability to deal with the kind of crises that it might face in the near future. "Unified Quest 2008" was especially noteworthy because it was the first time the war games included African scenarios as part of the Pentagon's plan to create a new military command for the continent: the Africa Command or Africom.

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Religious Fundamentalism In Israel

15-08-2009 20:35

Israel Shahak's (1933 - 2001) "Jewish History, Jewish Religion" argued that while Islamic fundamentalism is vilified in the West, comparable Jewish extremism is largely ignored.

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Brian Haw will shortly clock up day 3,000 in Parliament Square

14-08-2009 14:35

On Wednesday August 19th Parliament peace protester Brian Haw will clock up 3,000 days and nights of his vigil opposite the Houses of Parlaiment. Why not come along and show solidarity?

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Terror Culture

12-08-2009 16:36

You’ve probably seen the billboards: A bustling town centre under the watchful eye of a CCTV camera – “A bomb won’t go off here because weeks before a shopper reported someone studying the CCTV cameras.” Another shows a wheelie bin with cleaning products poking out with the line, “these chemicals won’t be used in a bomb because a neighbour reported the dumped containers to the Anti-Terrorist Hotline.”

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HSBC attacked

12-08-2009 10:19

In solidarity with Elijah James Smith and the EDO decomissioners, two windows were smashed and locks glued at a HSBC in Somerset.

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Bombshell: Bin Laden worked for US till 9/11

12-08-2009 07:56

Former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds dropped a bombshell on the Mike Malloy radio show, guest-hosted by Brad Friedman (audio, partial transcript).

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No Letup In Political Witch-Hunts Under Obama

11-08-2009 20:19

For eight years, the Bush administration relentlessly targeted Muslim, environmental, and animal rights activists as national security or terrorist threats. Shamefully, Obama continues the same practice.

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Israel Determined To Provoke Someone To Start A Regime Changing War Against Iran

11-08-2009 17:09

Israel seems determined to provoke its enemies hook or by crook in order to
get a war going against Iran. If they're not continually directly accusing
Iran of having a nuclear weapons program - despite the total lack of any
evidence to even suggest Iran has any nuclear weapons program - then Israel
is accusing Hezbollah of wanting to attack Israelis and Israeli interests
outside of Israel

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Justice for Janas Khan! -This student is not a terrorist - Manchester Protest

10-08-2009 21:36

The Justice 4 North West 10 campaign has called a protest at Janas Khan's hearing on Friday 14th August.

Protest starts at 9am - meeting outside Asylum and Immigration Tribunal. 2 Piccadilly Plaza, Moseley Street, Manchester M1

Please show your support and join the protest

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The Myth of Sisyphus

10-08-2009 17:29

In the first ever unauthorised dispatch from an officer on the frontline, one young Captain offers a brutally honest account of life in Afghanistan, revealing the pain of losing comrades, the frustration at the lack of equipment, and the sense that the conflict seems unending and, at times, unwinnable

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Photographers to “Flash-Mob” Canary Wharf – as new campaign is launched.

10-08-2009 13:31

A new campaign for photographers’ rights launched this weekend – with more than two hundred leading photographers showing their support for the website by holding up a placard saying “I’m a Photographer, Not a Terrorist!” – will help all photographers to understand and uphold their legal right to take photographs.

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We don't torture and we don't support it...honest, we don't...

09-08-2009 08:52

A second parliamentary report in a week criticises the government over its involvement in torture and rendition, at the end of last month, a legal charity brought a court case against the government over its involvement in rendering foreign nationals through British territory, on Friday the High Court revealed further MI5 involvement in torture in Morocco and today Miliband and Johnson write in the Telegraph in support of it...

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Iraq For Sale: The War Profiteers screening in Leeds

07-08-2009 21:58

The story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.

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War on Terror over!

07-08-2009 06:30

According to the Washington Times, the Whitehouse have now 'declared' the War on Terror to be over.

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Shut Down Guantánamo! demo - 7 August, 6pm, American Embassy

06-08-2009 21:37

Monthly demo outside the US Embassy in Mayfair calling for the closure of all illegal jails under the "war on terror" and freedom and justice for the prisoners, most of whom have faced no charges and no trial in nearly 8 years. Going strong since early 2007, if they close Guantánamo Bay, we'll go away...