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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.

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.

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

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

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.

Iranian activists appeal for an end to US threats

11 March 2008
Isa Saharkhiz

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

Chilling signs that Brown will back a US attack on Iran

02 October 2007
Gordon Brown was in Basra in Iraq on Tuesday of this week to announce that 1,000 British troops would leave the city by the end of the year. But 4,000 will remain in Iraq – despite being driven out of Basra city last month.

US prepares for war on Iran

25 September 2007
The drums of war against Iran were beating stronger and faster this week.

The lies about Iran and the truth about Iraq

18 September 2007
The mainstream media is usually keen on opinion polls, yet it curiously overlooked the results of a survey by the ORB agency last week.They asked 1,461 Iraqis how many household members had died as a result of the conflict since the 2003 invasion.

US gearing up to attack Iran

04 September 2007
The US is planning a huge propaganda blitz to prepare the ground for a strike on Iran.

Attacking Iran - this genie will not go back in its bottle

21 August 2007
George Bush’s administration continues to try to tighten its vice around the Islamic Republican regime in Iran.

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