UK Newswire Archive
14-04-2004 17:49Israeli' tactics / The US is taking tips from Israel to crush the Iraq insurgency With sporadic fighting in Falluja and US forces moving into position outside Najaf, the Arab press is pointing to similarities between US military operations in Iraq and the tactics Israeli forces employ in the West Bank and Gaza. Such similarities are not coincidental. The Israeli army has long experience of offensive operations in urban areas and it is experience that the Pentagon has been eager to draw upon. Israel and the US have developed a close military relationship over the years. Go to any US military exercise and Israeli observers are much in evidence.
14-04-2004 17:48It's been suggested that we might like to get the ball rolling to form some kind of group in cambridge to do political stuff in a non-partypolitical, non-hierarchical way. Some have talked of a Cambridge Social Forum, others of being a part of the Dissent! Network which is coming together to oganise against the G8 meeting in the UK in summer 2005...many options are open. The important thing being, getting some political stuff happening outside the normal party focused or single issue pressure group styles.
14-04-2004 17:40A report on the a 'Stop the War Coalition' march in Manchester to co-incide with the Labour Party Spring Conference in the city. Made by Conor Hartnett as part of a City and Guilds in Digital Video Film technology run by Hulme Adult Education centre.
14-04-2004 16:17Six protesters who stopped trains full of weapons dealers from reaching one of the world?s biggest arms fairs, will defend their actions in court from 26th April.
14-04-2004 16:16Jo Wilding, April 11th, Falluja
Trucks, oil tankers, tanks are burning on the highway east to Falluja.
A stream of boys and men goes to and from a lorry that's not burnt,
stripping it bare. We turn onto the back roads through Abu Ghraib, Nuha
and Ahrar singing in Arabic, past the vehicles full of people and a few
possessions, heading the other way, past the improvised refreshment
posts along the way where boys throw food through the windows into the bus
for us and for the people inside still inside Falluja.
14-04-2004 16:00The following material was recorded at 10.30 pm (local time) Sunday, April 11, 2004 at Radio Netherlands in Hilversum between journalists Mindy Ran (MR) in Hilversum and Lee Gordon (LG) in Baghdad/Fallujah. Approximately 4 minutes of edited material from this recording has been broadcast (internationally) on 'Newsline', Radio Netherlands on April 12, 2004.
14-04-2004 15:45"50 days after the first reports that the U.S. forces were unloading weapons of mass destruction(WMD) in southern Iraq, new reports about the movement of these weapons have been disclosed."
14-04-2004 15:24Transcription of radio interview with British freelance journalist Lee Gordon, who is based in Falluja.
14-04-2004 14:33New party believes it has found a gap in the market to the left of Labour
From the Islington Tribune, 2 April 2004
14-04-2004 13:18On Saturday 13th March two sabs were hospitalised as a result of a number of attacks by members of the Barlow Hunt at their last hunt of the season.
14-04-2004 13:10I do not have a book to sell.
14-04-2004 12:12POSH FLATS AND FISH SHOP PLANS GET BATTERING FROM LOCALS. WE NEED COMMUNITY SPACES AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING, NOT MORE PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT, SAY HEBDEN RESIDENTS.
Local residents who took over a former Council building in West Yorkshire for five days over Easter have declared the occupation a resounding success. The residents occupied the former Tourist Information Centre in the Pennine town of Hebden Bridge.
14-04-2004 12:082004-04-13 | US snipers in Falluja shoot unarmed man in the back, old woman with white flag, children fleeing their homes and the ambulance that we were going in to fetch a woman in premature labour.
14-04-2004 12:01A new book claims that the victims of communism last century number between 85 and 100 million.
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14-04-2004 10:28the N.U.T's leader Doug McAvoy launches a blistering attack on Neo-Labour education policy
'Tony Blair is taking the country towards the nightmare of top-up fees being extended to children in a privatised education system where schools are "marketised, franchised and sponsored", the leader of the largest teaching union warned yesterday'