Smile on the face of the tiger

Smile On The Face Of The TigerJohn Pilger At 7.30 in the morning on 3 June, a seven-month-old baby died in the intensive care unit of the European Gaza Hospital in the Gaza Strip. His name was Zein Ad-Din Mohammed Zu’rob, and he was suffering from a lung...

Bushs war on terror lies in tatters

One wonders whether George Bush realises that his infamous and widely discredited “war on terror”, rooted in imperial goals, lies in tatters? Your report on the latest defeat by the Bush administration, “Big blow for Bush as Guantanamo Bay suspects...

Olmert abbas to meet wednesday Palestine

Picture: (AFP/File/Fethi Belaid)- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas, pictured, will meet tomorrow for the first time since Olmert announced he will step down. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian president Mahmud...

Angola prepares for vote friday

(AFP/Francisco Leong)Supporters of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos hold his picture during his final election campaign rally in Cacuaco on the outskirts of Luanda. The paradox of Angola is evident in its crowded capital, where the luxury cars of...