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US troops have Iran in their sights

29 July 2008
The US is planning to send tens of thousands of troops to Iraq’s border with Iran in a move that threatens to escalate tensions across the Middle East.

Gordon Brown says he is a friend of Israel

22 July 2008
Gordon Brown used an address to the Knesset – the Israeli parliament – earlier this week to make new threats against Iran and label those who oppose Israel as "antisemites".

Israel’s threat to Iran pressures US

08 July 2008
The US is so bogged down in Iraq and Afghanistan that recent threats by Israel to attack Iran’s nuclear sites has sent waves of panic through the US military.

Don’t forget Iran

01 July 2008
The threat of George Bush authorising an attack on Iran remains a live one.

Israel's latest threat to drop bombs on Iran

24 June 2008
The dangers of a war on Iran moved one step closer last week as Israel conducted a "training mission" over the eastern Mediterranean sea.

Demonstrators defy the police to protest against George Bush’s visit

17 June 2008
The real aim of George Bush’s visit to Britain became clear on Monday when Gordon Brown announced more British troops for Afghanistan and "further sanctions" on Iran.

US 'security accords' lay the groundwork for attack on Iran

10 June 2008
US 'security accords' lay the groundwork for attack on Iran

Tell George Bush: ‘Go to hell!’

10 June 2008
War criminal George Bush is coming to Britain as part of his "farewell tour" of Europe. And he brings with him plans for a new war on Iran and demands for more sacrifice in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Persepolis: breathtaking animation, but not enough reality

22 April 2008
Persepolis is the cinematic adaptation of Marjane Satrapi’s autobiographical graphic novel, which is based upon her life growing up in Iran.

Growing signals of US threat to Iran

18 March 2008
Every anti-war activist should have a little gauge that measures, week by week, the risk of an attack by the US on Iran. Last week that gauge rose sharply.

Full interview with Isa Saharkhiz

11 March 2008
In the 1990s we witnessed the peak of the reform movement and the election of President Khatami. How would you compare the reform movement now, with that of the 1990s? What would you outline as the main factors that have held the movement back?

Iranian activists appeal for an end to US threats

11 March 2008
Isa Saharkhiz

Iran: a new left is emerging on the campuses

12 February 2008
‘For students in Iran 7 December is an important date. It was on this day in 1953 that students staged mass protests in the University of Tehran at the visit of then US vice-president Richard Nixon.

World Against War events

29 January 2008
The World Against War Demonstrate 15 MarchTroops out of Iraq and Afghanistan. Don’t attack Iran.Assemble 12 noon, Trafalgar Square, London. Called by the Stop the War Coalition, CND and BMI as part of a global protest.

Refugees left to rot in Calais

11 December 2007
Rejected by Britain, abandoned by France and adrift inside fortress Europe. The countries they fled from reads like a list of the battlegrounds in the "war of terror" – Afghanistan, Northern Pakistan, Iraq, Kurdistan, Palestine, Somalia, Iran, Eritrea.

Resisting attack on Iran

04 December 2007
Mohammad Omidvar represents Iran’s Tudeh (Communist) Party. He told the session on Iran about a growing movement for change inside the country.

Student day of action against attacks on Iran

27 November 2007
Students across Britain held protests, meetings and street theatre on Thursday of last week as part of the Stop the War Coalition’s student day of action against an attack on Iran.

Anti-war feeling in colleges helps build day of action

13 November 2007
The Stop the War Coalition is mobilising against the US, France and Britain’s threats against Iran. Its recent conference called for two days of action next week to highlight the growing danger of the extension of the "war on terror" to Iran.

Gordon Brown beats drums of war

13 November 2007
Gordon Brown turned up the heat on Iran this week by threatening serious consequences if the country did not comply with US demands to ditch its nuclear programme.

A conference to unite the world against war

06 November 2007
Year six of the "war on terror" has produced warnings of war on Iran and plans for US military bases in Lebanon that threaten Syria and the Lebanese resistance.

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