UK Terror War Newswire Archive
08-02-2007 10:47The abduction of an Iranian diplomat in Baghdad on Sunday evening has further heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran, amid a continuing US military buildup against Iran in the Persian Gulf.
Human rights group Liberty have expressed their concern about the media and political speculation that surrounded last week's 'anti-terror' operation. Yesterday Liberty made a Freedom of Information Request to Home Secretary John Reid highlighting the dangers of leaking information to the press.
Below are more pictures from the raids last week in Sparkhill, Birmingham.
07-02-2007 22:42Four years ago today, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell played a major role in persuading a gullible, stupefied and craven American news media and public - but not a cynical world - to support the Bush administration's illegal, immoral invasion of Iraq. He did so by presenting a panoply of lies, false statements and exaggerations about Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and ties to al Qaeda terrorists.
07-02-2007 14:53Aufheben's (a libertarian communist magazine based in Brighton) analysis of the current Middle-East situation is now online, discussing the neocon agenda, the Lebanon conflict, class struggle in Iran and the Ahmednijad presidency, the Iraq situation, Hezbollah, the UK anti-war movement/StWC ... the best analysis i've seen, avoiding many of the common leftist pitfalls like cheerleading whoever fights America etc.
07-02-2007 11:24As Washington steps up its campaign of propaganda and aggression against Iran, some leading European politicians and sections of the media have expressed their concern during the past week over the increasing danger of a US military provocation plunging the entire Middle East into chaos.
07-02-2007 10:48Let's make it happen.
07-02-2007 07:19UK may already have this article - but I'm posting it because we in the US have not heard a thing about this on the US bourgeois press in 5 days - so here it is in case you missed it.
In a clumsy attempt to intimidate and terrorize prisoners of war at the US torture center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the authorities have set up displays of the execution of Saddam Hussein in the common areas of the torture camp. The story was found on the website of the Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald - Varlet
07-02-2007 00:28Ever since the Islamic Revolution of 1979 took Tehran out of Washington's orbit, the United States has run its Iraq policy with one eye firmly planted on Iran.
06-02-2007 10:36As it prepares for military aggression against Iran, the Bush administration is once again resorting to a concoction of lies, misinformation and half-truths to provide the pretext. In his January 10 speech announcing an escalation of the war in Iraq, President Bush denounced Syria and Iran for backing anti-US insurgents and declared the American military would “seek out and destroy” these networks. He has since confirmed ordering US troops to “capture or kill” Iranian agents in Iraq.
06-02-2007 03:43please take any action you can against the Canadian embassy / consulate in support of these men who are hunger stiking for basic conditons such as medical care and are illegally detained. They are on their third hunger strike and one is on day 74 of his strike.. the call out is for wednesday but if this is to soon do something when you can!
06-02-2007 00:12In this interview recorded by Swiss journalist Silvia Cattori in November 2005 - more than six months before the war launched against Lebanon by Israeli army in summer 2006 – Youssef Aschkar was warning that the destabilization of Lebanon, Syria and Iran was under way, and that Lebanon was the country most threatened and most vulnerable to the Israeli menace. In the light of the recent developments in the region, the accuracy of his analysis appears impressive and almost prophetic.
05-02-2007 23:56Eye Witness Lebanon
Solidarity and anti-war activist who has lived with communities of
resistance in Iraq, Lebanon Palestine and Mexico
Talks about her experiences and struggles during the recent war in
Lebanon and reports on the current humanitarian situation in the south
05-02-2007 13:19A SAS death squad is to be established in London - see the following article.
How long before they start the killings? And how long before other big cities get their own death squads?
05-02-2007 10:30Caiomhe Butterly, an activist who was in Lebanon during last summer's bombing, and speakers from the Smash EDO campaign will talk about the direct action response to the Israeli attack on Lebanon