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Hezbollah Halts Israeli Advance

Hezbollah said its fighters killed or wounded 15 Israeli soldiers trying to advance towards the border village of Aita al-Shaab yesterday morning, as fighting...

Forward to the end of the occupation of Iraq

BOTH American generals and ex-British ambassadors have been predicting that Iraq is either on the brink of civil war or that it has already...

‘THIS RESOLUTION OPENS THE DOOR OF WAR FOREVER’ –says Nabih Birri,...

LEBANESE Al-Manar Television on 6 August carried a live news conference given by Nabih Birri, Speaker of the Lebanese Chamber of Deputies...

‘A DELIBERATE MASSACRE’ – Lebanese Premier denounces Israeli bombing

Lebanon’s prime minister Fuad Siniora yesterday condemned the latest ‘deliberate massacre’ of over fifty innocent civilians in south Lebanon. As the UN argued over an...

‘HEZBOLLAH ARE RIGHT TO DEFEND THEIR COUNTRY’ – 100,000 march through...

‘Bush, Blair terrorists!’ shouted workers and youth last Saturday as they passed the American embassy in central London on a 100,000-strong demonstration against the...

Lebanese Reject The Draft UN Resolution

THE Lebanese government yesterday rejected the UN draft resolution on the Lebanon. The Speaker of the Lebanese Chamber of Deputies, Nabih Birri, said that it...

ISRAEL KILLS 28 FARMERS – close to the Syrian border

Five Israeli soldiers were killed yesterday afternoon as ferocious resistance by Hezbollah fighters held off their attempts to advance into southern Lebanon. Hezbollah also said it...

Blair stays at number 10 to try help Israel out of...

PRIME minister Blair, at the last minute, postponed his holiday to try to assist the UN Security Council efforts, headed by France, to fashion...

900 Lebanese killed

All Israeli troops must leave Lebanon before we can accept a ceasefire, Hezbollah said yesterday as its fighters battled an Israeli force of 10,000...

Hezbollah Battling Thousands Of Israeli Troops

THE Israeli government has been given the go-ahead by President Bush to mobilise up to 30,000 reservists, who are now joining the battle to...

Israel To Expand Offensive!

Israel is to expand its offensive against Hezbollah fighters in Lebanon, Amir Peretz, the Israeli defence minister, has said, less than a day after its attack...

COMPLICITY IN WAR CRIMES! – Bush and Blair are accused

‘THE position of Israel and its heinous crimes against our civilians will not break the will of the Lebanese people. There...

Israel-US considering attack on Syria and Iran

LATE last week, a leading Israeli minister said that the only people left in southern Lebanon were connected to Hezbollah, giving the Israeli military...

Hezbollah Battles Israel To A Standstill

HEZBOLLAH forces have battled Israel to standstill. After over four days of fierce fighting, Israeli forces were still struggling to take control of the Lebanese...

‘IT’S A DISGRACE THAT OUR GOVERNMENT IS REFUSING TO CONDEMN THE...

Tens of thousands of people across the UK took part last Saturday in demonstrations against the murderous Israeli bombardment of Lebanon. Eleven rallies...

Hezbollah unites the Arab masses against Zionism and imperialism

THERE is not the slightest doubt about it – Hezbollah’s military action in the Shabaa Farms area of the disputed border with Israel, showed...

‘No quick fix’ in the Lebanon says Downing Street

YESTERDAY saw US landing craft from a US aircraft carrier taking off US citizens and others, who had to wade through the sea to...

Syrian Masses Take To The Streets Against Israeli State Terrorism

Syrian governorates on Monday witnessed huge mass demonstrations in solidarity with the Palestinian and Lebanese resistance in the face of continued savage Israeli aggressions...

Lebanon President Stands By Hezbollah

Lebanese President Emile Lahud has vowed to stand by Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah. As Israeli jets continued their murderous air strikes on the...

Lebanese speaker condemns UN role in the Lebanon

NABIH BERRI, the Speaker of the Lebanese Chamber of Deputies, has condemned the role of the United Nations in the Lebanon after an Israeli...

Blair – The Vultures Are Gathering Gathering!

‘It’s true we have had people who got themselves into difficulty and ministers been dismissed. We’ve had huge problems on this front,’ Prime Minister...

Lebanese and Palestinian masses stand fast

THE bravery and determination of the Palestinian and Lebanese people in standing fast against the Israeli military murder machine has thrown not just the...

Israel Reoccupies Gaza ‘Buffer Zone’

IGNORING international outcries for restraint and diplomacy, the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) overnight Thursday reoccupied a belt of the northern Gaza Strip, called it...

‘Cliques Brought In By The Occupiers Are Assassinating Iraq’s Scientists’

‘stray cliques brought in by the occupation’ are assassinating Iraq’s scientists and intellectuals, Dr KhUdayir al-Murshidi, professor at the Faculty of Medicine at Baghdad...

‘A positive response’ says Bush on Iran

US President George W Bush has welcomed Iran’s initial reaction to a proposal from the EU states designed to achieve a deal with...

WORLD HAS PAID A HEAVY PRICE FOR ‘WAR ON TERROR’ says...

The world’s poor and disadvantaged pay the price of war on terror, says Amnesty International in its annual report 2006 published on Tuesday. Introducing the...

‘Robbing the dead and the dying’

Relatives and widows of the thousands of men who died from asbestos-related cancer, yesterday expressed their determination to fight on after the Law Lords...

‘SLAVE-DRIVING GATE GOURMET’ says Jarnail Singh, locked-out workers branch secretary

GATE Gourmet locked-out workers’ branch secretary Jarnail Singh condemned the company for ‘slave driving’ yesterday. He said: ‘They made their plans a long time ago...

Sack The Leaders Who Are Selling Out Pensions

YESTERDAY the TUC leader Brendan Barber, who organised the betrayal of the 760 locked-out Gate Gourmet workers, and before that organised the betrayal of...

US READY TO BOMB IRAQ – but Straw rejects Hersh warning...

Yesterday two warnings were given as to the critical situation in Iraq and of US plans to use tactical nuclear weapons against Iran. Award-winning US...

Locked-Out Gate Gourmet Workers Picket The Tgwu

TWENTY Gate Gourmet locked-out workers picketed a meeting of TGWU sacked Gate Gourmet shop stewards at the Hillingdon regional office yesterday. Most of the shop...

‘We will fight NHS sackings’

‘We are going to fight the compulsory redundancies,’ West Midlands UNISON regional officer Opinder Tiwana told News Line yesterday, in the wake of University...

‘We Need Our Hardship Pay’

‘THE TGWU leaders are doing everything they can to try to make us give up the fight and sign the Compromise Agreement but we...

Treat the Council Tax as you did the Poll Tax!

THE Council Tax is set to rise by four per cent on average this year, more than double the government’s current rate of inflation...

Afghan nightmare for British troops

COLONEL Gordon Messenger, in charge of the future deployment of British troops in the Helmand region of Afghanistan, was putting a brave face on...

6 Months Of Gate Gourmet Lock-Out!

‘Next Friday will be six months since we were locked out on August 10th 2005’, locked out Gate Gourmet worker Lakhinder Saran told News...

STOP TEARING NHS APART! – UNISON tells Blair and Hewitt

UNISON has called on Health Secretary Hewitt to ‘stop tearing the NHS apart’. Speaking ahead of yesterday’s publication of the government’s health White Paper, the...

Barghouthi Calls For Partnership With Hamas

Campaigning in the Palestinian legislative elections ended at mid-night on Monday. 24 hours before about 80 per cent of eligible voters in the West...

Bring Blair before a tribunal says General Rose

THE call by retired General, Sir Michael Rose, for the Prime Minister to be impeached by the Privy Council over the invasion of Iraq...

AMNESTY CONDEMNS ‘MEMORANDUM’ WITH LEBANON – and the killing of Sudanese...

THE UK government has signed a ‘Memorandum of understanding’ with Lebanon over the treatment of people who may be deported from the UK to...

The Untold Hostage Story

On Thursday morning, 29th December 2005, I received a short SMS from Muntasser Abdel Rahim, 26, Medical Relief Society Ambulance driver in Jenin. ...

Blair And Cameron – Tweedleedum And Tweedledee!

YESTERDAY the new leader of the Tory Party, David Cameron publicly disowned the Tory Party manifesto, written for the last general election, just seven...

BLAIR’S POLICE STATE POWERS – come in on Sunday January 1

‘These powers constitute a serious erosion of civil liberties in this country. They will change the relationship between the police and the individual fundamentally,’...

We Are Fighting Until We Win

LOCKED OUT Gate Gourmet workers received their monthly hardship payments of £228.80 from the Transport and General Workers Union (TGWU) yesterday. ‘We received it today...

‘We have great plans for New Year’ say locked-out Gate Gourmet...

‘OUR union leaders are telling everybody our dispute is finished but it is not finished,’ locked out Gate Gourmet worker Parmjit Bains told News...

TORIES IMPOSE £10,000 FINES! – and make appeal for informers

THE TORY government is imposing a new legal duty to ‘self-isolate’ if instructed to do so by ‘NHS Test and Trace’ from next Monday,...