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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.

Iranian trade unionist kidnapped

11 July 2007
Mansour Osanloo, the President of the Syndicate of Workers of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company (Sherkat-e Vahed) was kidnapped on 10 July in Tehran, Iran by unknown assailants.

Rageh Omaar breaks down Iran stereotypes

20 June 2007
Well over 300 people crowded into the Camden Irish Centre in north London last week to hear journalist Rageh Omaar discuss his recent documentary, Inside Iran.

US forces involved in funding Jundullah terror group in Baluchistan

10 April 2007
The US has been funding bomb attacks and the seizure of hostages inside Iran.

British sailors had been spying on Iran

10 April 2007
The 15 British sailors and Marines captured by the Iranians were involved in gathering intelligence about Iran.

Bloody history of intervention in Iran

07 April 2007
The people of Iran have every reason to be fearful and suspicious of US and British military activity in their region. Both powers have a long history of imperial intervention in Iran – installing dictatorships, fomenting wars and terrorising ordinary people.

Leon Kuhn: 'If only Iranians were civilised like us'

07 April 2007

US and Britain’s record of torture, war and robbery in Iran

07 April 2007
The capture of 15 Royal Navy personnel by Iran has been used to ratchet up the threats against the country. The US has sent two aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf, with a third battle group on its way this week. All three are nuclear armed.

Stand by the Iranian people against the US

07 April 2007
With typical hypocrisy Tony Blair has complained about "captured personnel being paraded and manipulated" in Iran. George Bush has joined in the attacks.

George Galloway: Resist the war drive against Iran

31 March 2007
The capture by Iranian forces of 15 British sailors in the Gulf brought shrill, bellicose headlines last weekend and calls for retribution.

Iranians kidnapped by US forces

31 March 2007
Iranian diplomats are still being held in occupied Iraq after being seized by US forces and by kidnappers wearing the uniforms of elite Iraqi army units.

Delegates flock to anti-war People's Assembly

24 March 2007
Jahan Hajipour is an Iranian journalist. He took time off work to join a delegation from Sheffield, where he now lives, to the People’s Assembly held in London on Tuesday of this week.

Teachers in Iran face repression

24 March 2007
Around 1,000 teachers were arrested in the Iranian capital Tehran on Wednesday of last week, as they gathered for what would have been their third protest outside Iran’s parliament in recent weeks.

100,000 protest against the war

03 March 2007
A huge demonstration filled the streets of central London last Saturday calling for all occupying troops to be withdrawn from Iraq, no replacement of Britain’s nuclear weapons system, and no attack on Iran.

100,000 on London anti-war march demand all troops out of Iraq and no Trident replacement

24 February 2007
A huge demonstration filled the streets of central London today, calling for all occupying troops to be withdrawn from Iraq, no replacement of Britain’s nuclear weapons system and no attack on Iran.

Another ‘dodgy dossier’ increases pressure on Iran

17 February 2007
Grainy photos of rusty canisters. Damage to a US vehicle after a roadside bomb. Mortar shell case markings in English (rather than in Farsi). A lump of copper embedded in a police car.

March to stop madness of war in Iraq and threats to Iran

17 February 2007
George Bush and Tony Blair have created an inferno in Iraq – one they are stoking by pouring in more troops.

Dark clouds gather over the Persian Gulf as US threatens Iran

10 February 2007
George Bush and the US establishment are preparing for yet another war in the Middle East. As in the build up to war with Iraq, the justification for military action against Iran is the looming threat supposedly posed by the regime’s pursuit of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).

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