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The war you don’t see

THE ENTIRE VIDEO WAS REMOVED BY YOUTUBE DUE TO COPYRIGHT CLAIMS. It is available online and on DVD A powerful and timely investigation into the media’s role in war, tracing the history of embedded and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan and disaster in Iraq. As weapons and propaganda become even more sophisticated, the nature of war is developing into an electronic battlefield in which journalists play a key role, and civilians are the victims. But who is the real enemy? John Pilger says in the film: “We journalists…...

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Iran bans YouTube launches it own video site

Iran has launched its own video-sharing website after the country deemed YouTube’s content inappropriate. The website aims to attract Persian-speaking users and promote Iranian culture, according its ‘About Us’ section. The website is called ‘Mehr,’ which means ‘affection’ in Farsi. It has its own Facebook page dedicated to providing links to its content, including Iranian-produced music clips. Tehran has censored YouTube since 2009, in the wake of the controversial elections that returned President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to power. The country has also been trying to stop its citizens from accessing a number of foreign websites that Tehran says undermine the Islamic...

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Iran says atomic weapons forbidden in Islam

Islam forbids atomic weapons and other arms of mass destruction, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insisted on Wednesday ahead of his country’s nuclear talks with world powers in Baghdad. “Based on Islamic teachings and the clear fatwa (edict) of the supreme leader, the production and use of weapons of mass destruction is haram (forbidden) and have no place in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s defence doctrine,” he said. Ahmadinejad’s message was read out at a conference in the western city of Borujerd to commemorate Iranian victims of chemical weapons during a 1980-1988 war against Iraq, the official news agency IRNA reported. World powers were to hold...

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